October 2016

Saturday, October 1

Sensory Family Movie

Kids
2:00 pm
Auditorium

Sensory-friendly screenings are designed for children with special needs. The films have quieter volume and turned-up lights. The environment is welcoming towards kids who need to move around, talk and sing during the screening.

Sunday, October 2

Globe Trotters (grades K-3)

Kids
2:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Have fun exploring the world through stories, games, crafts and maps. Each session we visit a different country.

Monday, October 3

Munch a Bunch of Books (K-3)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Come in and listen to new books for school aged children. Children can expect to munch on a snack and have fun doing related activities and crafts.

Tuesday, October 4

String Theory: Embroidery (grade 4-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Interested in learning Fiber Arts? Join us for our monthly Fiber Arts workshops. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or weaving. Participants must sign up for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

Tuesday, October 4, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 11, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25, 4-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 5

Science Explorers (Gr K-2)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Are you a budding scientist just itching to experiment? Sign up to explore basic science concepts with hands on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too.
Potion Science. Mix up some bubbling concoctions and spooky potions.

Thursday, October 6

Toddler Time (2-3 yrs old)

Kids
10:00 am
Story Corner

Join us for 20 minutes of stories and 25 minutes of creative play. For toddlers with a caregiver.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Create Club (Gr. 3-5)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Afterschool programs that focus on STEAM activities.
Create potions and spooky tales

Saturday, October 8

Monday, October 10

Munch a Bunch of Books (K-3)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Come in and listen to new books for school aged children. Children can expect to munch on a snack and have fun doing related activities and crafts.

Tuesday, October 11

String Theory: Embroidery (grade 4-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Interested in learning Fiber Arts? Join us for our monthly Fiber Arts workshops. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or weaving. Participants must sign up for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

Tuesday, October 4, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 11, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25, 4-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 12

Hackers: Conductive Ink (grades 4-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

It's not what you think! A hacker is someone who enjoys building, rebuilding, and modifying software; someone who enjoys testing limits and seeing what is possible. In this Hackers we will be tinkering with conductive ink!
This program is made possible by the generous donation from PotashCorp.

Thursday, October 13

Toddler Time (2-3 yrs old)

Kids
10:00 am
Story Corner

Join us for 20 minutes of stories and 25 minutes of creative play. For toddlers with a caregiver.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Youth Intro to 3D Printing (Gr. 3-5)

Kids
4:30 pm
Interactive Classroom

Want to know how the library’s 3D printer works? This class will explore 3D printing, its uses and demo the library’s MakerBot printer.

Youth 3D Printing Open Lab (Gr 3-8)

Kids
5:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

This class is for kids who have previously taken a 3D printing class or have previous knowledge of CAD (computer aided design) software. We will use Tinkercad to create 3D objects.

Friday, October 14

Saturday, October 15

Monday, October 17

Munch a Bunch of Books (K-3)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Come in and listen to new books for school aged children. Children can expect to munch on a snack and have fun doing related activities and crafts.

Tuesday, October 18

String Theory: Embroidery (grade 4-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Interested in learning Fiber Arts? Join us for our monthly Fiber Arts workshops. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or weaving. Participants must sign up for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

Tuesday, October 4, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 11, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25, 4-5:00 p.m.

K-9 Reading Buddies (Grades 1-5)

Kids
6:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Readers can practice their skills and build confidence by reading to a friendly dog from K-9 Reading Buddies! Space is limited, so please register in person or by phone for a 15 minute time slot.

Wednesday, October 19

Author Event: Richard Peck

Kids
Adults
4:00 pm
Auditorium

Award winning author of over thirty novels, Richard Peck, will be appearing at the Northbrook Public Library. Join us in celebrating Mr. Peck’s amazing books with a presentation followed by a reception. Cake will be served!

Thursday, October 20

Toddler Time (2-3 yrs old)

Kids
10:00 am
Story Corner

Join us for 20 minutes of stories and 25 minutes of creative play. For toddlers with a caregiver.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Friday, October 21

Story Fest: Halloween (All Ages)

Kids
3:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Join us for a celebration filled with stories, crafts, snacks, and fun. Costumes encouraged. Register for a spot, then come in any time after 3:30pm

Saturday, October 22

Messy Masterpieces (For Families)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Drop in and have some family fun! Create some cool artwork to take home from our vast array of art supplies.

Monday, October 24

Munch a Bunch of Books (K-3)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Come in and listen to new books for school aged children. Children can expect to munch on a snack and have fun doing related activities and crafts.

Tuesday, October 25

String Theory: Embroidery (grade 4-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Interested in learning Fiber Arts? Join us for our monthly Fiber Arts workshops. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or weaving. Participants must sign up for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

Tuesday, October 4, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 11, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25, 4-5:00 p.m.

Pajama Stories (Families)

Kids
6:30 pm
Story Corner

Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for a half hour of stories and fun!

Wednesday, October 26

Serial Readers - (grades 4-6); Among the Hidden by Haddix

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Join us for a lively discussion and pizza snack. We will be reading Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix.
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.

Thursday, October 27

Toddler Time (2-3 yrs old)

Kids
10:00 am
Story Corner

Join us for 20 minutes of stories and 25 minutes of creative play. For toddlers with a caregiver.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

Friday, October 28

Saturday, October 29

Sunday, October 30

Globe Trotters (grades K-3)

Kids
2:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Have fun exploring the world through stories, games, crafts and maps. Each session we visit a different country.

Monday, October 31

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