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Friday, May 29

Friday, May 29

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore your handheld device with other users. Learn and exchange how-tos, tricks, and tips to get the best out of your investment. Drop-in event.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Digitize All the Things!

Computer Class

Do you have vinyl records, 35mm slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these irreplaceable mementos by producing digital copies. You are encouraged to bring your ...

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1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A car accident leaves Elliot (Kevin Costner) widowed and grieving, with little to distract him but beloved granddaughter Eloise (Jillian Estell), whom he’s cared for since his daughter’s death during childbirth. Soon after the accident, Elliot’s world is sent into ...

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Teen Summer Volunteer Training

Community Service

Interested in getting volunteer hours over the summer? Fill out our summer volunteer application before May 20 and prepare to join other teen volunteers for this mandatory training session.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Meet Natalie D. Richards, author of the 2014 Skokie Public Library Hot Summer Reads and 2014 Teens' Top Ten Nominee Six Months Later and the new mystery Gone Too Far. A signing will follow the presentation, with books available for ...

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Saturday, May 30

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Community Appathon

Computer Class

Let’s make apps! To coincide with the National Day of Civic Hacking, we’re hosting an all-day appathon. If you’re an aspiring designer, developer, or just someone with really good ideas, you’ll get a chance to plan and prototype a web ...

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Sunday, May 31

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

It's time for Summer Reading! Get a head start on signing up, choose some great books to read, and participate in the kickoff celebration. There are certain to be some fun surprises. A performance by aerial acrobats Sky Squad will ...

Monday, June 1

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Each week of this special storytime features a different librarian and his or her favorite stories, rhymes, and fingerplays for an all-around good time. Stay afterward for Block Party. Drop-in event. For ages 3-6.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Block Party

Games/Crafts

Attention all young builders. If you like making roads, bridges, castles, towers, and skyscrapers, join us to build with all types of blocks. We can't wait to see what you create! Drop-in event. For ages 2-6.

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

It's springtime in the lush Provençal countryside, but beneath the floral splendor lies deception and intrigue. A greedy landowner and his nephew work to sabotage the only water source for an adjacent property in order to bankrupt the owner and ...

Tuesday, June 2

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn more about the true story on which Shining Lives: A Musical, is based, and how that history has been adapted for the stage. Discussion includes artists from the Northlight Theatre production, with special guest Leonard Grossman, Jr., the real-life ...

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Knit and Purl Drop-In

Games/Crafts

Whether you're new to knitting or experienced, join us to work on knitting projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project.
Drop-in event. For all ages.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how to make the most of your health care coverage, understand benefits, and connect to necessary primary care and preventive services. Health care navigators from Connections for the Homeless will give discuss how to find the right services for ...

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Wednesday, June 3

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Together Time

Storytime

Enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with other parents and caregivers while your child socializes and explores hands-on activities. Drop-in event.
For ages 0-23 months.

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This hands-on class is an introduction to the essentials of Microsoft Excel 2013: tabs, rows, columns, functions, formulas, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed.

Registration is limited to 13 participants.

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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Constituent advocates will be available to meet with constituents about problems with immigration, visas, the Post Office, Social Security, Medicare, Veteran's Administration, or any other federal agency or issue, as well as issues related to the State of Illinois.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Top Shelf book discussions feature popular fiction and under-the-radar gems. This month we will be discussing The Human Stain by Philip Roth. Coleman Silk is a classics professor at a small New England college when his life unravels after he ...

Thursday, June 4

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Digitize All the Things!

Computer Class

Do you have vinyl records, 35mm slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these irreplaceable mementos by producing digital copies. Class is hands-on and taught on ...

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7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Manga/Anime Appreciation Club

Book/Author Program

Read free manga, and watch anime on the big screen. Japanese snacks are served! Dying for some ramen? Love to eat Pocky? Join us and revel in epic geekery, otaku style.

For grades 6-12. Drop-in event.

Friday, June 5

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Twos Spectacular

Storytime

Drop by the library for fun mornings designed especially for two-year-olds and their grownups. We'll share lively stories, songs, games, and more. Come see what's so terrific about being two!
Drop-in event. For two-year-olds and their caregivers.

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) was one of the most successful painters of the 1960s, finding a niche for his artwork while also scoring big money through the commercialization of enigmatic images of waifs with big eyes. The paintings were actually ...

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Make Movies

Computer Class

Learn to make a professional-looking movie using Apple iMovie. Topics include importing footage, editing content, adding special effects, and transferring to DVD. This hands-on class is taught on Apple computers. Limited to five participants.

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