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April 2017

Monday, April 24

Oakton Literacy Class - Spring 2017

Adults
6:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Meet with teachers from Oakton Community College for Adult Literacy classes. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English. Regular class schedule will be Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6PM - 8:30PM. --- Registration on Wednesday, January 11th. --- CLASSES WILL NOT MEET ON: 2/20, 3/27, 3/29.

NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates:

Tuesday, April 25

Money Smart Week: Making Your Investments Last During Retirement

Adults
10:00 am
Pollak Room AB

Whether you're currently retired, or planning to do so within a few years, learn what you can do to make your investments last during retirement. This program, lead by Patrick Doland, president of Reason Financial Advisors, Inc.is intended to take some of the guess work out of planning for retirement.

Tech Tuesdays

Adults
3:00 pm
2nd Floor, Reference Area

Drop by and get help using eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, HOOPLA, and your portable device. Bring your device and any user IDs and passwords (Apple ID/password or Amazon account information). No sign up required. Find us on the 2nd floor across from the Reference Desk.

String Theory: Hand Sewing Session 2 (grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Interested in learning the art of hand sewing? For this Fiber Arts workshop, we’ll be making small stuffed animals. Participants may only register for one of the sessions and must attend both classes in the session. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

**Please do not register if you have already taken the String Theory: Hand Sewing class. This program is for new students ONLY.**

Session 2:
Tuesday, April 18, 4-5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 25, 4-5:00 pm

Maker Meetup

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm
Pollak Room AB

Are you a maker/DIY-er wanting to share your project, skills, or just get some advice? Join us on the last Tuesday of every month to share your latest low- and hi-tech projects! Every month we'll do a very brief intro on a piece of technology or project, followed by at least 1 hour of time to meet and share.

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, April 26

Baby Play

Kids
9:15 am
Youth Services Activity Room

This new program focuses on babies 12 months and younger with their caregiver, introducing music, rhymes, and books for this special age in a friendly, cozy setting.

Money Smart Week: Learning Investment Tools *CANCELLED*

Adults
10:00 am
Interactive Classroom

Sharpen your investing skills by learning to use the eresource, S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage. Morningstar and Value Line will be covered, showing new features of Value Line. This class does not offer advice on investing.

Wednesday Classic Film Series - Son of Saul

Adults
1:00 pm
Auditorium

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Son of Saul is set in the Auschwitz concentration camp during WWII and follows a day in the life of Saul Ausländer (Géza Röhrig), a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando.
Country: Hungary

2015
107 minutes
Rated R
PRESENTED IN DCP
HUNGARIAN, GERMAN, YIDDISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Oakton Literacy Class - Spring 2017

Adults
6:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Meet with teachers from Oakton Community College for Adult Literacy classes. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English. Regular class schedule will be Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6PM - 8:30PM. --- Registration on Wednesday, January 11th. --- CLASSES WILL NOT MEET ON: 2/20, 3/27, 3/29.

NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates:

Chess Club

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room B

Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

Wednesday Classic Film Series - Son of Saul

Adults
7:30 pm
Auditorium

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Son of Saul is set in the Auschwitz concentration camp during WWII and follows a day in the life of Saul Ausländer (Géza Röhrig), a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando.
Country: Hungary

2015
107 minutes
Rated R
PRESENTED IN DCP
HUNGARIAN, GERMAN, YIDDISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Thursday, April 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.

Healthcare and Your Retirement

Adults
1:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

The potential impact of rising health care costs on retirement savings. Includes an introduction of Medicare coverage and costs, long-term care costs, available options for supplemental health care and long-term care insurance.

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

Kids
4:00 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.

Podcasting Meetup

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm
Pollak Room A

Interested in podcasting? Whether you're expert or an amateur, join our podcasting discussion group the last Thursday of every month to share ideas and advice.

Covington's Windy City Bluegrass Band

Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Windy City Bluegrass echoes America's rural roots with their dazzling instrumentals and soulful harmonies. Enjoy their take on America's musical traditions, including blues, ballads, country and more.

Friday, April 28

Chair Yoga

Adults
9:30 am
Pollak Room AB

Due to high demand, we offer TWO yoga sessions. Attend either the 9:30 session or the 11:00 session. Space in each session is limited to the first 64 people.

Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

Early Literacy Advisory Board

Adults
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Do you want to be part of the Early Literacy Advisory Board? Youth Services is looking for input and feedback for the programming and resources we offer our youngest patrons, birth through age 5. If you have a special connection to a child in this age range who uses the Northbrook Public Library, please consider attending one of the initial meetings and advise the library about implementation of new programs and existing programs for this very important age group.

Chair Yoga

Adults
11:00 am
Pollak Room AB

Due to high demand, we offer TWO yoga sessions. Attend either the 9:30 session or the 11:00 session. Space in each session is limited to the first 64 people.

Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

Money Smart Week: Tax-free Investing

Adults
1:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

It's Not What You Make, It's What You Keep! - Overview of tax-advantaged investments such as muni bonds (muni/UIT/mutual funds), IRAs (traditional/Roth/401k/403b) and/or life insurance.

Story Fest: Trains (All Ages)

Kids
3:30 pm
Story Corner

All Aboard! Join us for a celebration of trains filled with stories, crafts, science, and fun. Register for a spot, then come in any time after 3:30 p.m. to visit all our hands-on activity stations.

Mocha & More: Throne of Glass (grades 6-12)

Teens
7:00 pm

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

After she has served a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Heads Up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 6-12th grade.

We meet at Sunset Foods and your first drink is on us. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Services desk get a free copy of the book

Saturday, April 29

Early Literacy Advisory Board

Adults
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Do you want to be part of the Early Literacy Advisory Board? Youth Services is looking for input for the programming and resources we offer our youngest patrons, birth through age 5. If you have a special connection to a child in this age range who uses the Northbrook Public Library, please consider attending one of the initial meetings and advise the library about implementation of new programs and existing programs for this very important age group.

Saturday Youth Film - Moana

Kids
2:00 pm
Auditorium

A sweeping, animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest.

2016
Rated PG
107 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Saturday Youth Film - Moana

Kids
7:30 pm
Auditorium

A sweeping, animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest.

2016
Rated PG
107 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Sunday, April 30

April 2017