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Adult Programs

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 2
    Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room A

    This two-session defensive driving course sponsored by AARP will help make you a better and safer driver. You may be eligible for a discount on the liability portion of your car insurance.

    Register for part one online or call Reader Services at 847-272-2958. The fee for AARP members is $15; for nonmembers $20.

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    For ages 18+. For absolute beginners. Meet the printer and get started with basic design software.

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring ten copies of two of your poems to share.

  • Two Pianos Four Hands - Pianissimo! an 8 hand/2 piano experience
    Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 2:00pm

    Featuring; Susan Merdinger, Irina Feoktistova, Svetlana Belsky and Elena Doubovitskaya. Works by Beethoven, Smetana, Saint-Saens, Debussy

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Monday, March 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Attend Literacy classes taught by Oakton Community College staff. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak with a teacher. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English.

    NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates: (M)1/18, (M)2/15, (M)3/28, (W)3/30

  • See it on Pinterest - Make it at NPL: Mini Terrarium
    Monday, March 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Welcome Spring by creating a mini terrarium--a low-maintenance garden contained in a small vase. All supplies provided.

  • Book Discussion: Everything I Never Told You
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng.

    After a girl rows out on a lake and drowns, things fall apart for her Chinese-American father, who wanted her to be popular, and her Caucasian mother, who pressured her to become a doctor.

  • Digital Photography
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.