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Tuesday, January 21

Environmental Book Club

Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Civic Room

This month we're discussing Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet by Michael Bloomberg & Carl Pope.

Environmental Book Club

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Civic Room

This month we're discussing Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet by Michael Bloomberg & Carol Pope.

Bloomberg, an entrepreneur and former mayor of New York City, and Pope, a lifelong environmental leader, approach climate change from different perspectives, yet they arrive at similar conclusions.

Pick up your copy at the Reference desk four weeks prior to discussion.

Discussion facilitated by a Go Green Northbrook member.

Friday, January 31

Craft Swap dropoff

Adults
Teens
1:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Do you have craft supplies that you no longer need, such as yarn, fabric, buttons, beads, or rubber stamps? Are you looking for new supplies or creative inspiration? Drop off your unneeded materials Friday and Saturday and return on Sunday to find free materials for your next project.

Saturday, February 1

Craft Swap dropoff

Adults
Teens
10:00 am
Pollak Room AB

Do you have craft supplies that you no longer need, such as yarn, fabrics, buttons, beads, or rubber stamps? Are you looking for new supplies or creative inspiration? Drop off your unneeded materials Friday and Saturday and return on Sunday to find free materials for your next project.

Sunday, February 2

Craft Swap

Adults
Teens
1:15 pm
Pollak Room AB

Pick up free free materials for your next craft project.

Monday, February 24

DNA Tests: What They Can (and Can't) Tell You

Adults
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

With over 26 million people taking at-home ancestry tests, genetic testing is here to stay. A genetic counselor will explain the different types of DNA tests (at-home versus clinical grade) and the reasons you may (or may not) want to screen for cancer and carrier genes. The presentation will explain how ancestry tests work and what ancestry DNA really tells you.