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September 2016

Tuesday, September 27

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: Knitting (grades 4-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Interested in learning the art of knitting? Join us for our Fiber Arts workshop. 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.

Knitting
Tuesday, September 6, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 13, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 20, 4-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 27, 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!

Easy-Sew Keychain Lip Balm Holder

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm
Civic Room

Ages 13-Adults. Never lose your Chapstick again! Sew a cute, easy holder for your lip balm, complete with keychain. Registration required.

PowerPoint 2013

Adults
7:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn the fundamentals of using the PowerPoint presentation software.

Wednesday, September 28

3D Printing for Beginners

Adults
10:00 am
Interactive Classroom

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

Greed

Adults
1:00 pm
Auditorium

Decades after its 1924 release, Erich Von Stroheim's silent classic, GREED continued to have profound impact. Based on Frank Norris' novel, "McTeague," GREED tells the story of three World War I-era Californians whose friendship is destroyed by avarice after one wins a lottery jackpot. International film critics selected it as one of the greatest films ever.

1924
140 minutes
PRESENTED IN 35mm

Live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin.

3D Printing & Design (grades 6-12)

Teens
4:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Want to know how the library’s 3D printer works? Interested in learning how to use CAD (computer aided design) software to create your own original 3D projects? Our class will start with a 3D printing demo on the library’s MakerBot printer and then we’ll use Tinkercad to create our own 3D designs. This class will meet in the library's Interactive Classroom on the 2nd floor.

Oakton Literacy Class - Fall 2016

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.

NOTE: Class will NOT meet on Monday, September 5th (Labor Day) and Wednesday, November 23rd.

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.

Books on Tap: Safekeeping

Adults
7:00 pm
Landmark Inn

Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "Safekeeping" by Jessamyn Hope: A drug addict from New York travels to a kibbutz in Israel to give a brooch to a woman his grandfather loved fifty years earlier, putting him in touch with other lost souls who are living on the commune.

Greed

Adults
7:30 pm
Auditorium

Decades after its 1924 release, Erich Von Stroheim's silent classic, GREED continued to have profound impact. Based on Frank Norris' novel, "McTeague," GREED tells the story of three World War I-era Californians whose friendship is destroyed by avarice after one wins a lottery jackpot. International film critics selected it as one of the greatest films ever.

1924
140 minutes
PRESENTED IN 35mm

Live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin.

Thursday, September 29

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.

Free Movies, Music & Magazines

Adults
2:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Basic instructions on how to download and use our 3 coolest apps: Flipster and Zinio to read digital magazines and Hoopla to watch movies,read ebooks, listen to music and eAudiobooks. Bring your laptop or device and your device’s app store ID and your valid Northbrook Library Card.

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.

Basic Word 2013

Adults
7:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Reviews the basics of word processing: how to type, spellcheck and correct text, highlight and change a document's appearance, print, save and re-open a document.

Campaign 2016

Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

As the presidential race approaches its final month, Jim Kenney, Executive Director of Common Ground, will take a look at the candidates, the key issues, and the current trends. Cosponsored by the Friends.

Friday, September 30

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.

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.

Mocha & More Teen Book Discussion: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (grades 6-12)

Teens
7:00 pm

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Most people think 15-year-old Charlie is a freak. The only friend he had killed himself, forcing him to face high school alone. But then seniors Patrick and his beautiful stepsister Sam take Charlie under their wings and introduce him to their eclectic, open-minded, hard-partying friends. It is from these older kids that Charlie learns to live and love, until a repressed secret from his past threatens to destroy his newfound happiness.

We meet at Sunset Foods on the 2nd floor 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.

Heads Up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 7-12th grade.
Friday, September 30, 7-8pm, Sunset Foods

September 2016