June 2019

Wednesday, June 19

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.

Thursday, June 20

Teen Advisory Board (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Join our special summer session of the Teen Advisory Board! Enjoy summer treats as we work on service projects in the afternoon.

Youth PAL (Peer Advocate Leadership) Training (Grades 9-12)

Teens
2:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Youth PAL is a peer advocate leadership training program for young people. Through this training program, participants will receive valuable training on issues related to dating and relational violence/sexual assault, learn leadership and advocacy skills, and become a peer advocate for survivors of dating violence and sexual assault. Participants will be able to be in conversation with other young people interested in these issues and take action to advance the movement against gender-based violence.

JCC Film Screening & Discussion: Leaps of Faith

Adults
Teens
Kids
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Film screening in partnership with the JCC. What happens when faith is tested by love, and love is tested by faith? In a world that can seem increasingly polarized and tribal, interfaith families are crossing borders. Leaps of Faiths traces several paths: practicing a single faith and sharing both; what that looks like, and whether it’s possible.

Friday, June 21

Saturday, June 22

Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Auditorium

Integrative nutritionist Carol D’Anca presents a historical perspective of dietary changes in the U.S. and around the globe over the past 100 years, the resultant illnesses, and the toll it has taken on our health. She will describe how we can reverse this trend with even small dietary changes.

Tour of the National Vegetarian Museum with museum founder Kay Stepkin follows the lecture.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Integrative nutritionist Carol D’Anca presents a historical perspective of dietary changes in the U.S. and around the globe over the past 100 years, the resultant illnesses, and the toll it has taken on our health. She will describe how we can reverse this trend with even small dietary changes.

Tour of the National Vegetarian Museum with museum founder Kay Stepkin follows the lecture.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Monday, June 24

A Quintet from the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

Adults
Teens
Kids
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Chicago’s Maxwell Street Klezmer Band has inspired audiences in U.S. and Europe since 1983 with their original takes on Yiddish songs and klezmer dance music. Under the direction of violinist Alex Koffman, classical sophistication meets theatrical fun in a performance filled with joy, soul, and humor that engages audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The band has played in Carnegie Hall and in festivals across Europe, collaborated with Lyric Opera of Chicago and Chicago Sinfonietta. They are celebrating their 36th (“double chai—to life”) Anniversary in 2019.

Tuesday, June 25

Youth PAL (Peer Advocate Leadership) Training (Grades 9-12)

Teens
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Youth PAL is a peer advocate leadership training program for young people. Through this training program, participants will receive valuable training on issues related to dating and relational violence/sexual assault, learn leadership and advocacy skills, and become a peer advocate for survivors of dating violence and sexual assault. Participants will be able to be in conversation with other young people interested in these issues and take action to advance the movement against gender-based violence.

Needlework Meetup (Grades 4- Adult)

Kids
Adults
Teens
2:30 pm
Collaboratory

Whether you sew, knit, crochet or more, bring your own project in to work on and shares ideas with other makers.

Korean Movies (Grades 6-12)

Teens
5:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Participants will receive an introduction to Korean movies from presenters from the Korean Education Center. Snacks and gifts for attendees!

Wednesday, June 26

Improv 101 (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Say “yes, and…” to learning the art of improvisation comedy with different games, warm ups, and sketches.

Twilight Forest Walk

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm

Experience the lively forest ecosystem at dusk during summer solstice week. Village Forester Terry Cichocki will guide us on a quiet, contemplative walk during the magical twilight hour.

We'll walk in Ryerson Woods. Enter off Riverwoods Rd. Follow signs to Brushwood Center.
Meet at the Brushwood Center parking lot. Map

**Wear closed-toed shoes and long, loose clothing.**
**Apply mosquito repellent before the walk.**

Friday, June 28

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 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Services desk get a free copy of the book.

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
Heads up: This book is recommended for grades 7 and up.

Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc.

Saturday, June 29

Saturday Youth film: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Kids
Teens
10:30 am
Auditorium

When Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel (voice of F. Murray Abraham) finds it first.

***NOT CONFIRMED***

2019
Rated PG
104 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Family STEM Explorers (Drop in, All Ages)

Kids
Teens
10:30 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 together.

Saturday Youth Film: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Kids
Teens
2:00 pm
Auditorium

When Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel (voice of F. Murray Abraham) finds it first.

***NOT CONFIRMED***

2019
Rated PG
104 minutes
PRESENTED IN DCP

Sunday, June 30

One Book, One Northbrook Kickoff

Adults
Teens
1:00 pm
Lobby

Join us for to learn about our One Book, One Northbrook selection Trevor Noah's "Born a Crime", and potentially snag a free copy.

June 2019