August 2018

Wednesday, August 15

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

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, August 16

Northbrook Writes: Get Started Self-Publishing Your e-Book

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Learn how to format, promote, and publish your own ebooks! In this interactive webinar, participants will learn about BiblioBoard, a free service that enables writers to create high-quality ebooks and helps them to share their finished product with readers everywhere.

Selling on eBay

Adults
7:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Delve deeper into eBay and discover how to list your items for sale.

Board Meeting

Adults
7:30 pm
Civic Room

Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Northbrook Public Library

Friday, August 17

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.

Wood Oak Green, 1150 Sanders Road (Near the Shelter)

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.

Sunday, August 19

Illinois Poetry Society Haiku Chapter

Adults
1:00 pm
Civic Room

Haiku poets of all levels are welcome. Contemporary English Language Haiku (ELH) is not the more commonly known style, yet it has retained its Japanese influence in many ways. Come and have your work critiqued, learn more about ELH techniques, and share resources.

Monday, August 20

Great Books

Adults
10:00 am
Civic Room

Join the monthly Great Books Discussion Group led by educator and scholar Robert Waterbury. Share stimulating discussions of classic essays and other short works in a friendly, welcoming setting.

The August reading is "Conscience" by Immanuel Kant.

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, August 21

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, August 22

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

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, August 23

Friday, August 24

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.

Saturday, August 25

Family S.T.E.M. Explorers (All Ages, with a caregiver)

Kids
Adults
Teens
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Want to explore something new together? This class for children and their caregivers will explore fun science, technology, engineering and math while building real world skills.

Monday, August 27

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, August 28

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, August 29

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 - All the King’s Men

Adults
1:00 pm
Auditorium

Drama about the rise and fall of a corrupt southern governor (Broderick Crawford) who promises his way to power. Based on the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren.

1949
110 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.

Wednesday Classic Film Series - All the King’s Men

Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Drama about the rise and fall of a corrupt southern governor (Broderick Crawford) who promises his way to power. Based on the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren.

1949
110 minutes
PRESENTED IN Digital

Thursday, August 30

Friday, August 31

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 standing or on a chair, not on the floor

August 2018