January 2020

Saturday, January 18

Family Concert: Laura Doherty

Kids
11:00 am
Auditorium

A Chicago favorite, Laura Doherty acoustically rocks your kid’s world with breezy folk-pop tunes from her 5 Parent’s Choice award-winning CDs, which feature her adorable puppet friends Muddy Puddles, Jazzasaurus, and Domingo the Flamingo! Her songs can make even the shyest wallflower wiggle across the dance floor. Doherty is a longtime teaching artist at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music.

Reserve a Spot

Sunday, January 19

FCC Ham Radio License Exam

Adults
Kids
Teens
1:30 pm
Interactive Classroom

All ages. North Shore Radio Club will be holding the FCC's Amateur Radio License exam at the library. Contact the NSRC at info@ns9rc.org to take the test.

Monday, January 20

NES Classic: Big Screen

Kids
Teens
Adults
4:00 pm
Auditorium

Ever want to play your favorite Nintendo classic game on the big screen? Now you can on our 30.5 ft diagonal screen. We may limit play to 5 minutes per session.

Reserve a Spot

Tuesday, January 21

Graphic Squad (Grades 3-5)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Join this new book discussion group where we’ll talk about favorite graphic novels while munching on a snack! Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk. Books will be available the month before the program.

K-9 Reading Buddies (Grades K-5)

Kids
6:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Readers who can read independently can practice their skills and build confidence by reading to a friendly registered therapy dog from K-9 Reading Buddies! Space is limited, so please register in person or by phone for a 15 minute time slot.

Wednesday, January 22

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.

Chess Club

Adults
Teens
Kids
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, January 23

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.

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.

Coding Club (Grades 5-12)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Try your hand at Python programming as we move from basics to drawing, then gaming and robotics with a variety of projects.

Sewing Machine Basics for Kids (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:15 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine.

To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.

Registration starts January 2 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone at (847) 272-2098.

Friday, January 24

Saturday, January 25

Saturday Youth Film: Abominable

Kids
Teens
Adults
10:30 am
Auditorium

Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs.

2019
Rated PG
97 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Saturday Youth Film: Abominable

Kids
Teens
Adults
2:00 pm
Auditorium

Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs.

2019
Rated PG
97 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Sunday, January 26

Globe Trotters (Grades K-3)

Kids
2:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Have fun exploring the world through books, games, crafts and maps. Each session we visit a different country.

Monday, January 27

Try & Fail (Grades 3-5)

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Failure is an option in this program. We give a design challenge. You use experimental and design thinking to create a robot/machine/contraption that completes the challenge. Epic fails encouraged.

Tuesday, January 28

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!

Wednesday, January 29

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.

Chess Club

Adults
Teens
Kids
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, January 30

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.

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.

Youth Intro to CAD (Grades 3-5)

Kids
4:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

In this class we will use Tinkercad to learn basic computer aided design skills and design 3D objects. This class is for kids who have little to no CAD experience.

Friday, January 31

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

Teens
Kids
5:00 pm
Civic Room

Enjoy your choice of drink and discuss the month’s book at the library. The first 10 registered teens to check in at the Youth Services desk get a free copy of the book.

Sabriel by Garth Nix
Heads up: This book is recommended for grades 7 and up.

Sabriel, daughter of the necromancer Abhorsen, must journey into the mysterious and magical Old Kingdom to rescue her father from the Land of the Dead.

January 2020