The Science of Well-Being

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join us at the library to take part in Yale’s most popular course, which is now offered online for free. We will be watching video lectures led by Laurie Santos, a professor of psychology and cognitive science, to learn about the psychology of h...

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Learn to Play Canasta

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Learn to Play Canasta meets 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16 in the Alyce Brenner Room

Library U - Registration Required

$60.00

Please bring two decks of cards with Jokers

 

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Fall First Steps

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM

For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 year olds with parent or caregiver.  Location: Meeting Room. Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him ...

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Fall First Steps

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM

For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 year olds with parent or caregiver.  Location: Meeting Room. Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him ...

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Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher, Graciella Napoles, facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.  Meets in the Alyce Brenner Room.  This is a drop-in event and no signup is necess...

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Learn to Play Canasta

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Learn to Play Canasta 1-3pm in the Alyce Brenner Room

Class meets 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

Registration Required

$60.00

 

Book Discussion with Judy Levin

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Judy Levin moderates the discussion of SAVE ME THE PLUMS by Ruth Reichl. In 1999, despite lacking magazine experience, Ruth Reichl was offered a top managerial position at Gourmet magazine. At first, she declined because she was a writer, not ...

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SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a North Cook and Lake Counties SCORE counselor at https://northchicago.score.org/.

SCORE counselors are successful executives and business owners who can help you on a wide variety of business issu...

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Chicago's Pizza History

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Jonathan Porter, the founder of Chicago Pizza Tours, discusses pizza's history, from its components and the earliest pizzas to its arrival in Chicago and assimilation into Chicago culture. He will conclude with a virtual tour of Chicago's pizza sc...

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Friends Book Nook Thursdays

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Drop by the lower level to purchase gently used books, audiobooks, cds, dvds, vhs tapes and record albums!

On non-Book Nook days a smaller selection of books are available for purchase from the Book Nook shelves on the lower and main levels.

Fun...

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