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July 2018

Monday, July 23

Oakton Literacy Class (Afternoon)

Adults
12:30 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 afternoons from 12:30PM - 3:30PM

REGISTRATION - Wednesday, June 27th
Classes begin - Monday, July 9th
Final class - Wednesday, August 29th

Classic Gaming Pop up

Teens
Adults
Kids
3:30 pm
Lobby

We will run a NES Classic Pop up near the TV in the lobby.

Tabletop Game Night (Grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

It’s a new era for board games! Take your strategy to the next level or learn how to play a variety of different games as we explore new and highly-rated games you might not know about.
Monday, July 23, 4:00-5:30 pm
Monday, August 13, 4:00-5:30 pm

Tuesday, July 24

Games Outside the Box (All Ages) - Egg Drop Challenge

Kids
Teens
2:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box Thinkers - it's time to play! Each week we'll be featuring a different theme. Stop by and let's see what you can do!

String Theory: Fiber Arts Meetup (All Ages)

Teens
Kids
2:30 pm
Loft

Knitters, weavers, crocheters, and fiber artists, stop by our weekly meetup. You can share what you know, learn something new, or just work on your own project. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own materials.

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.

Adult ESL/Literacy Conversation Club

Adults
6:00 pm

Practice English Conversation with others and improve your English speaking skills. Meet new friends, find study partners, and just have fun.

These sessions will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings, 6-7pm in Study Room 2.

Dates and location are subject to change. Feel free to drop in whenever you are available. All are welcome.

NOTE: The club will not meet on AUG 15th.

Wednesday, July 25

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.

Oakton Literacy Class (Afternoon)

Adults
12:30 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 afternoons from 12:30PM - 3:30PM

REGISTRATION - Wednesday, June 27th
Classes begin - Monday, July 9th
Final class - Wednesday, August 29th

Wednesday Classic Film Series - Hoosiers

Adults
1:00 pm
Auditorium

Failed college coach Norman Dale (Hackman) gets a chance at redemption when he is hired to direct the basketball program at a high school in a tiny Indiana town.

1986
Rated PG
114 minutes
PRESENTED IN Digital

Curiosity Club (Grades 2-3)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Satisfy your curiosity on the topic of the month through books and hands on activities. Explore the world of Harry Potter this month in July.

Wednesday Classic Film Series - Hoosiers

Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Failed college coach Norman Dale (Hackman) gets a chance at redemption when he is hired to direct the basketball program at a high school in a tiny Indiana town.

1986
Rated PG
114 minutes
PRESENTED IN Digital

Chess Club

Adults
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.

Thursday, July 26

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.

Fandom Discussion Group: Monster Movies!

Adults
7:00 pm

Antagonistic beasts or sympathetic characters? Join other enthusiasts as we discuss these classic creatures.

Meet at North Shore Comics at 3155 1/2 Dundee Rd, Northbrook

CinemaSpeak Film Discussion - Get Out

Adults
7:00 pm
Civic Room

Watch at home. Talk at library.

Join us for a lively discussion of one of the most talked about films of last year, Get Out.

iMovie Basics

Adults
7:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn to import and edit photos and video. Adjust photo and video duration, apply special effects, add titles, transitions and more.

Friday, July 27

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.

Stories in the Park (All Ages)

Kids
Adults
10:30 am

Join us around Northbrook for a special storytime in the park with fun stories, rhymes, and songs.

Village Green: 1810 Walters Ave. (Near the Gazebo)

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.

Saturday, July 28

Collaboratory Grand Opening

Kids
Teens
Adults
10:00 am
Collaboratory

Help us celebrate our new makerspace! Join us in the Collaboratory from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Explore the space, learn about the equipment, and have fun with crafts and activities.

Saturday Youth film - A Wrinkle in Time

Kids
Teens
Adults
2:00 pm
Auditorium

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg (Storm Reid), her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

2018
Rated PG
109 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Saturday Youth film - A Wrinkle in Time

Kids
Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg (Storm Reid), her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

2018
Rated PG
109 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Sunday, July 29

Mark Damisch in concert

Adults
3:00 pm
Auditorium

Northbrook musician Mark Damisch returns to kick off his 44th anniversary tour, performing 25 concerts in 13 countries. He will perform works by Copland and Gershwin.

Monday, July 30

Oakton Literacy Class (Afternoon)

Adults
12:30 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 afternoons from 12:30PM - 3:30PM

REGISTRATION - Wednesday, June 27th
Classes begin - Monday, July 9th
Final class - Wednesday, August 29th

Tuesday, July 31

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! (Grades K – 12)

Kids
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by experiencing Harry's favorite sport, Quidditch, and several of Harry's favorite and least favorite classes. (Potions, anyone?)Part of this event will be outdoors if weather permits.

String Theory: Fiber Arts Meetup (All Ages)

Teens
Kids
2:30 pm
Loft

Knitters, weavers, crocheters, and fiber artists, stop by our weekly meetup. You can share what you know, learn something new, or just work on your own project. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own materials.

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.

Adult ESL/Literacy Conversation Club

Adults
6:00 pm

Practice English Conversation with others and improve your English speaking skills. Meet new friends, find study partners, and just have fun.

These sessions will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings, 6-7pm in Study Room 2.

Dates and location are subject to change. Feel free to drop in whenever you are available. All are welcome.

NOTE: The club will not meet on AUG 15th.

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!

July 2018