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September 2018

Monday, September 24

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, September 5th
Classes begin - Wednesday, September 12th
Final class - Wednesday, December 12th

NOTE: Classes will NOT meet on Wednesday, September 19th, Monday November 12th and Wednesday, November 21st.

Henna Workshop (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Learn about the tradition of using henna dye to make temporary body art and practice making your own designs. Note: participants will each receive a henna tattoo done by the artist which will fade after a week.

Oakton Literacy Class (Evening)

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 6:00PM - 8:45PM

REGISTRATION - Wednesday, September 5th
Classes begin - Monday, September 12th
Final class - Wednesday, December 12th

NOTE: Classes will NOT meet on Wednesday, September 19th, Monday November 12th and Wednesday, November 21st.

Forest Therapy

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Spending time in nature and among trees enhances health and happiness. Learn about the science and method of Japanese forest bathing from certified forest therapy guide and Northbrook forester, Terry Cichocki.

Tuesday, September 25

National Voter Registration Day

Adults
Teens
10:00 am
Lobby

If you are not registered to vote yet, you can do so at the library on National Voter Registration Day, Sept 25.

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 Meetup (grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Collaboratory

String Theory Meetup for past participants of the String Theory program. Bring your current project and show us what you're working on.

Cricut for Kids

Kids
4:30 pm
Interactive Classroom

Grades 4-8. Learn how to use Cricut Design Space software to create your own custom projects with our Cricut Express Air 2.

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. If you would like to volunteer, fill out the application at the following link and our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you as soon as possible:

https://www.northbrook.info/volunteer-application

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!

All About Ham Radio

Adults
Teens
Kids
6:30 pm
Pollak Room A

Learn all about amateur, or ham, radio from the pros! Staff from the North Shore Radio Club will show you how it works and how to get started.

Digital Photography for Mobile Devices

Adults
7:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Use the Google Photos app to organize, edit, and enhance your photos. Bring your fully-charged mobile device. Gmail account and password required.

Wednesday, September 26

Baby Play (Birth-12 months, with caregiver)

Kids
9:15 am
Youth Services Activity Room

This 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, September 5th
Classes begin - Wednesday, September 12th
Final class - Wednesday, December 12th

NOTE: Classes will NOT meet on Wednesday, September 19th, Monday November 12th and Wednesday, November 21st.

Wednesday Classic Film Series - Sunrise

Adults
1:00 pm
Auditorium

An allegorical tale about a man (George O’Brien) fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman (Margaret Livingston) he is attracted to and the other his wife (Janet Gaynor). One of the silent era’s last hurrahs, this won three Academy Awards.

Live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin.

1927
94 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Oakton Literacy Class (Evening)

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 6:00PM - 8:45PM

REGISTRATION - Wednesday, September 5th
Classes begin - Monday, September 12th
Final class - Wednesday, December 12th

NOTE: Classes will NOT meet on Wednesday, September 19th, Monday November 12th and Wednesday, November 21st.

Wednesday Classic Film Series - Sunrise

Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

An allegorical tale about a man (George O’Brien) fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman (Margaret Livingston) he is attracted to and the other his wife (Janet Gaynor). One of the silent era’s last hurrahs, this won three Academy Awards.

Live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin.

1927
94 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

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, September 27

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Check-in at the Youth Services Desk. Space is limited.

Toddler Time (2-3 yrs old)

Kids
10:00 am
Story Corner

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

Wee Play (Birth-24 months)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Check-in at the Youth Services Desk. Space is limited.

Bestsellers and Beyond

Adults
1:30 pm
Civic Room

Join Librarian Lori Siegel for reviews of a variety of books that you might add to your reading list or share with your book group.

Photo Editing

Adults
3:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Edit your photos online for free without downloading any software or creating an account. Learn to crop, resize, add filters and remove objects from photos with Pixlr.

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

Kids
5:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

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

Fandom Discussion Group: Stranger Things

Adults
7:00 pm

Meet with other enthusiasts and share your favorite moments from the first two seasons and discuss your theories for season three.

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

*CANCELED*Women of World War II

Adults
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

This program has been canceled.

Join author Barb Warner Deane for stories about the American Red Cross Clubmobile program and the American women who made a difference during World War II.

Friday, September 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.

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.

Books and Bites: Teen Book Discussion (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
5:00 pm
Civic Room

Same premise as Mocha and More, new name. Enjoy snacks and your choice of drink while we discuss the month’s book at the library. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Services desk get a free copy of the book.

WarCross by Marie Lu
Heads up: This book is recommended for grades 8 and up.

When teenage coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.

Saturday, September 29

Sewing Machine Basics

Adults
Teens
11:00 am
Interactive Classroom

Age 13-adult. Learn sewing machine basics and stitches in this hands-on class. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

This class is also offered on the following dates. Please, only register for one class.

Saturday, September 1, 11:00am-12:30pm
Saturday, October 13, 11:00am-12:30pm
Saturday, October 20, 11:00am-12:30pm

Northbrook Writes: Writing Short Prose with Toni Nealie

Adults
1:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Are you writing poetry, a short story, or an essay? In this workshop, writer, teacher, Pushcart Prize nominee and Literary Editor of Newcity, Toni Nealie will detail the various approaches to writing short prose and why this style so often blurs the boundaries between genres.

Saturday Youth Film - Early Man

Kids
Teens
Adults
2:00 pm
Auditorium

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug (voice of Eddie Redmayne), along with sidekick Hognob (voice of Nick Park) as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (voice of Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

2018
Rated PG
89 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Saturday Youth Film - Early Man

Kids
Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug (voice of Eddie Redmayne), along with sidekick Hognob (voice of Nick Park) as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (voice of Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

2018
Rated PG
89 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Sunday, September 30

Writing Peer Review Group

Adults
1:30 pm
Civic Room

Have you written a chapter, a short story, a non-fiction essay or poetry? Join us at this kickoff meeting to meet peers who will offer honest, respectful, and constructive feedback on two pieces of your work, and learn more about this ten week program.

September 2018