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April 2019

Thursday, April 25

Friday, April 26

Adult Sensory Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Adults
Teens
10:30 am
Auditorium

Run time: 112 Minutes Sensory-friendly screenings are designed for individuals with special needs. The films have quieter volume and turned-up lights. The environment is welcoming towards anyone who need to move around, talk and sing during the screening.

Reserve a Spot is now available for this program. A spot should be reserved for each member of a family or group who plans to attend, whether babies, kids, teens, or adults. Walk in seats will also be available on a first come, first served basis. Click "Register" below to make your reservation. Questions? Call (847) 272-4300.

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

Kids
Teens
5:00 pm
Youth Services Activity 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.

Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
Heads up: This book is recommended for grades 8 and up.

The year is 1956, and the Axis powers of the Third Reich and Imperial Japan rule. To commemorate their Great Victory, Hitler and Emperor Hirohito host the Axis Tour: an annual motorcycle race across their conjoined continents. The resistance has given Yael one goal: Win the race and kill Hitler.

Saturday, April 27

Northbrook Writes: Letting Ghosts into Your Writing with Jacob Saenz

Adults
Teens
1:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

What ghosts, literally or metaphorically, haunt the place you come from? What do they look like? What do they wear? Do they smell? The places that we come from all have their ghosts that help to define that place. In this workshop, award-winning poet Jacob Saenz will discuss how to connect poems to the places we come from and their ghosts.

Teen Summer Volunteer Information Meeting (Grades 8-11)

Teens
Kids
3:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Do you want to volunteer at the library over the summer? Attend ONE of the MANDATORY information meeting to find out the details and pick up an application. Eligible teens must be in high school as of Fall of 2019.
Friday, April 5, 5:00-5:30pm
Thursday, April 18, 7:00-7:30pm
Saturday, April 27, 3:00-3:30pm

Sunday, April 28

Lake Effect Clarinet Quartet

Kids
Teens
Adults
3:00 pm
Auditorium

Originating in Chicago, the Lake Effect Clarinet Quartet will present an engaging afternoon of music arranged and written for clarinet quartet.

Established in 2011, Lake Effect Clarinet Quartet is committed to the performance of high quality chamber music, unbounded by style or instrumentation, that showcases the unique capabilities and versatility of the clarinet family. Comprised of voices similar to a string quartet, their repertoire is focused on translating music originally written for other instrumentation into relevant listening experiences.

Monday, April 29

Writers League (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

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

Tuesday, April 30

*NEW DATE*: Environmental Book Club

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Read, learn, and discuss a variety economic, scientific, and ecological topics pertaining to the environment.

April 2019