Primary tabs

February 2019

Tuesday, February 19

String Theory: Yarn Dyeing & Spinning (grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Collaboratory

Interested in Fiber Arts? In this 3 week class we will be dyeing fiber and spinning it into yarn you can use for other fiber arts projects like knitting or crochet. Participants will be enrolled for all 3 classes.

All materials will be provided by the library.

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

K-9 Reading Buddies (Grades K-5)

Kids
6:30 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

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

Wednesday, February 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.

Thursday, February 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.

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 (CAD) skills and design 3D objects. This class is for kids who have little to no CAD experience.

John Hughes: A Reflection

Adults
Teens
Kids
7:00 pm
Auditorium

Kevin Smokler, author of "Brat Pack America," returns to the library for the third year in a row to discuss some of John Hughes' classic '80s films and their ties to Northbrook, as well as how we view these movies today. A screening of "The Breakfast Club" will follow.

Friday, February 22

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.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Heads up: This book is recommended for grades 8 and up.

After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

Saturday, February 23

Saturday Youth Film - The Grinch

Kids
Teens
Adults
2:00 pm
Auditorium

A grumpy Grinch (voice of Benedict Cumberbatch) plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.<br /> <br />2018 <br />Rated PG <br />86 minutes<br />PRESENTED IN DCP

Saturday Youth Film - The Grinch

Kids
Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

A grumpy Grinch (voice of Benedict Cumberbatch) plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.<br /> <br />2018 <br />Rated PG <br />86 minutes<br />PRESENTED IN DCP

Sunday, February 24

Globe Trotters

Kids
2:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Globe Trotters (Grades K-3) RS
Have fun exploring the world through books, games, crafts and maps. Each session we visit a different country.

Monday, February 25

VR Free Play (Grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Come play the library’s HTC Vive and PS4 virtual reality games, and watch others play on the big screen. Register ahead of time to guarantee a time slot.

Tuesday, February 26

Little Explorers (Ages 2-5, drop-in)

Kids
10:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Come with an adult and learn basic science, math and engineering concepts through hands-on activities, stories, and music. Space is limited; please check in at the Youth Services Desk.

Little Explorers (Ages 2-5, drop-in)

Kids
11:00 am
Youth Services Activity Room

Come with an adult and learn basic science, math and engineering concepts through hands-on activities, stories, and music. Space is limited; please check in at the Youth Services Desk.

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!

Thursday, February 28

Try & Fail Challenge (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.

February 2019