November 2019

Tuesday, November 12

String Theory: Mixed Media Embroidery (Grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Collaboratory

Create a mixed media art piece using heat transfer vinyl and hand embroidery. Participants must attend both dates. Registering for the first date will automatically register you for the second date. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

Tuesday, November 12, 4-5 pm, Collaboratory
Tuesday, November 19, 4-5 pm, Collaboratory

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

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

Teen Advisory Board (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
5:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Want a way to get service hours, make friends, and eat pizza? Look no further than the Teen Advisory Board! Help us plan teen programming, decorate the loft, and complete service projects. We meet in the Pollak Room on the second Tuesday of nearly every month for an hour. Attendance at every meeting is not required, but we do hope you come to as many as you can!

TAB dates for 2019-2020
September 10
October 8
November 12
December 10
February 11
March 10
May 26

Wednesday, November 13

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.

A-Z Mindfulness for Kids (Grades K-5)

Kids
4:00 pm
Pollak Room A

Miss Lani with Banner Day Camp will teach kids powerful, fun and engaging mindfulness techniques by paying attention to the body, breath and mind. Mindfulness is the practice of being aware and focusing on the present moment.

Dinosaur Egg Stress Ball (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:30 pm
Collaboratory

Use flour and balloons to create a stress ball resembling a dinosaur egg.

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

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, November 14

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.

Quilted Pillow for Kids (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:15 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn how to sew a quilted pillow in this 2-part class. Signing up for one class automatically signs you up for the second. Basic sewing machine skills are required.

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

Quilting Pillow for Kids (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:15 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn how to sew a quilted pillow in this 2-part class. Signing up for one class automatically signs you up for the second. Basic sewing machine skills are required.

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

Friday, November 15

Spanish Storytime with Señora Kus

Kids
10:00 am
Story Corner

Have a blast exploring the Spanish language with songs, stories, rhymes and movement. Bilingual storytime is designed to provide English speakers with a brain-building dose of Spanish.

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.

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Heads up: This book is recommended for grades 8 and up.

Natasha, whose family is hours away from being deported, and Daniel, a first generation Korean American who strives to live up to his parents' expectations, unexpectedly fall in love and must determine which path they will choose in order to be together.

Saturday, November 16

JG's Reptile Road Show

Kids
11:00 am
Pollak Room AB

This exciting and interactive show gets audience members up close and personal with reptiles from around the world!

Sunday, November 17

Fine Arts Fall: The Mischlinge Expose

Kids
Teens
Adults
3:00 pm
Auditorium

Pianist Carolyn Enger presents a multi-media concert on Michlinge (half Jews) and German Jewish converts before, during, and after the Holocaust. The concert will feature music by Jewish composers and video and audio testimonials of her family's experiences in Germany.

Monday, November 18

Writers League (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Join us for Writers League! Enjoy some snacks, meet with other writers, and hone your skills through different creativity exercises and writing prompts.

Tuesday, November 19

String Theory: Mixed Media Embroidery (Grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Collaboratory

Create a mixed media art piece using heat transfer vinyl and hand embroidery. Participants must attend both dates. Registering for the first date will automatically register you for the second date. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

Tuesday, November 12, 4-5 pm, Collaboratory
Tuesday, November 19, 4-5 pm, Collaboratory

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

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

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, November 20

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.

Collaboratory Closed 2-4pm

Adults
Kids
Teens
2:00 pm
Collaboratory

The Collaboratory is closed from 2pm-4pm on the third Wednesday of every month for a department meeting.

Cricut for Kids (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:00 pm
Collaboratory

Design and cut your own keychain. Supplies provided.

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

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, November 21

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.

Quilted Pillow for Kids (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:15 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn how to sew a quilted pillow in this 2-part class. Signing up for one class automatically signs you up for the second. Basic sewing machine skills are required.

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

Quilting Pillow for Kids (Grades 4-8)

Kids
4:15 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn how to sew a quilted pillow in this 2-part class. Signing up for one class automatically signs you up for the second. Basic sewing machine skills are required.

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

Create a Photo Slideshow (Ages 13-Adult)

Adults
Kids
6:00 pm
Collaboratory

Create your own photo slideshow using iMovie and digital photos.
Beginner computer skills required.

Registration starts November 1 at 10 am. Register online, in person, or by phone (847) 272-2098.

Friday, November 22

Saturday, November 23

Family LEGO Club (All Ages, Drop-In)

Kids
10:30 am
Pollak Room AB

Drop in and build a spectacular Lego creation! Each month will feature a different challenge to stretch your building skills.

Sunday, November 24

Fine Arts Fall-EStrella Duo

Adults
Teens
Kids
3:00 pm
Auditorium

The EStrella Duo, Svetlana Belsky and Elena Doubovitskaya, return to the library to present an engaging afternoon of piano music for four hands. Ms. Belsky and Doubovitskaya are accomplished teachers and performers who have performed in Europe, Asia, and the U.S.

Monday, November 25

Tuesday, November 26

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, November 27

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.

Serial Readers (Grades 4-6):Powerless by Matthew Cody

Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Read a book that is first in a series and have fun with a lively discussion and games while snacking on pizza. Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk. Books will be available the month before the program.

Thursday, November 28

Saturday, November 30

Saturday Youth Film: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Kids
Teens
Adults
10:30 am
Auditorium

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure yet -- high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery behind a lost Incan civilization.

2019
Rated PG
102 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Saturday Youth Film: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Kids
Teens
Adults
2:00 pm
Auditorium

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure yet -- high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery behind a lost Incan civilization.

2019
Rated PG
102 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

November 2019