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June 2019

Wednesday, June 19

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.

Thursday, June 20

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. <br />

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. <br />

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.

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

Sunday, June 23

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.<br /><br />

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

Create Outside the Box (All Ages, Drop-In)

Kids
2:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Calling all Creators, Artists, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Geeks, and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to create! Each week we’ll be featuring a different theme. Stop by and let’s see what you can create!

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.

Wednesday, June 26

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.

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.

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!<br />

Thursday, June 27

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. <br />

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. <br />

Storytown Improv (Families)

Kids
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Storytown is an interactive arts experience for children. The audience is an integral part of the fun, as each and every story is woven based on the suggestions of kids of all ages.

Friday, June 28

Stories in the Park (Families, All Ages)

Kids
Adults
10:30 am

Join us around Northbrook for a special storytime in the park with fun stories, rhymes, and songs. <br /><br />North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, (near the Little Free Library)

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

June 2019