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Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Get your college questions answered. Library staff will be available to review essays, troubleshoot the FAFSA application, and help you search for that perfect next step after high school. Consultations will be first-come, first-served. Drop-in event for grades 9-12.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lego Club

Games and Play

Come build with our vast collection of Legos. Create your own design or help build a joint Lego masterpiece. Drop-in event for grades K-3.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This hands-on class is an introduction to the essentials of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016: tabs, layouts, themes, background, bullets, animations, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed. Limited to 13 participants.

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Local aspiring and published authors looking to perfect their skills are invited to gather and workshop their writing. Adult or teen, novice or experienced, all writers are welcome. Drop-in event.

Tuesday, February 28

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Science Club Jr.

Science and Technology

Preschoolers, come learn about science with fun and interesting hands-on experiments. Don't forget to bring your best tool for exploring how the world works: curiosity! Dress to mess. Limited to 15 participants. For ages 3-5 with an adult.

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Whether you're new to knitting and crochet or have lots of experience, join us to work on your newest projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project. Please bring your own needles ...

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Eat well and gain some independence by learning to make your own delicious and healthy after-school snacks. This month, learn how to make green onion pancakes in this special cooking program for Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township. For ...

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn to use the tricky mail-merge functionality in Microsoft Office 2016. This function is useful to anyone who needs to send mail for wedding invitations, business, and many other uses. We recommend that you take the beginning Microsoft Word 2016 ...

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Wednesday, March 1

9:00 am - 11:00 am

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.

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Together Time

Games and Play

Enjoy a cup of coffee, kindly donated by Starbucks Skokie Swift, and chat with other parents and caregivers while your child socializes and explores hands-on activities. Drop-in event for ages 0-23 months.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Gudrun for rhymes and songs in Spanish, perfect for sharing with young children. Speakers of all languages welcome. Drop-in event for ages 0-23 months with an adult caregiver.

Niños pequeños y sus familias estan invitados a celebrar ...

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

ESL Cafe

Literacy and Citizenship

Join us for conversation with members of the community. Tutors from the Niles Township Schools' ELL Parent Center will be on hand help with conversations and answer questions. Drop-in event.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Neutral Zone

Workshop

Get to know your peers through guided conversations that are free of judgment and full of support. Drop-in event for grades 6-8.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Neutral Zone

Workshop

Get to know your peers through guided conversations that are free of judgment and full of support. Drop-in event for grades 9-12.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tech Time: 3D Printing

Computer Class

Develop your tech skills with this monthly guided challenge. Drop-in event for grades 3-5.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Explore Chinese culture as storyteller Robert Kikucki-Yngojo shares tales from Chinese folklore. Chinese snacks from local merchants will be available to sample. Drop-in event for families.

Thursday, March 2

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Create yummy snacks and develop your inner chef. Drop-in event for grades 3-5.

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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, March 3

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

It's 1927, and movies are changing from silence to sound. Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) is a successful actor ready to make the transition when he realizes that his frequent costar doesn't have quite the voice to make a talking picture ...

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Think you know the story of Hansel and Gretel? This humorous twist on the classic tale follows young Hansel and Gretel on their trek into the forest. Come along as Improv Playhouse spins this classic tale into a heap of ...

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Open Sew

Arts and Crafts

Use the library's sewing machines and embroidery machine to work on projects or practice your sewing skills. Space and supplies are limited. Drop-in event for grades 3 and up.

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Citizenship Education Class

Literacy and Citizenship

Learn about U.S. history and government to prepare for the citizenship test. To register or for more information, call Oakton Community College at 847-635-1426.

Saturday, March 4

10:30 am - 11:30 am

This hands-on class introduces the essentials of Microsoft Word 2016: tabs, saving and printing, downloading templates, clip art, bullets, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed. Limited to 13 participants.

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10:30 am - 11:00 am

Weekend Storytime

Storytime

Start your Saturday with reading, singing, and playing. Drop-in event for ages 2-6.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The brunch traditions of Chinese Americans bring together generations. Learn how to make several flavorful dishes from members of the local Chinese American community, and try a sample. Limited to 50 participants.

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Sunday, March 5

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Library Games

Games and Play

Now is your chance to run around the library. Each month, we will play a new game in the stacks--from capture the flag to hide-and-go-seek. Meet on the Village Green and staff will let you in the library at the ...

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3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

George Dalianis, a sophomore at Maine South High School, studies piano with Katherine K. Lee at the Music Institute of Chicago. He has won awards at several competitions, including first place at the Society of American Musicians Competition, second place ...

Monday, March 6

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Read books, sing songs, and have fun in English and Mandarin during this special bilingual storytime. Drop-in event for ages 2-5.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lego Club

Games and Play

Come build with our vast collection of Legos. Create your own design or help build a joint Lego masterpiece. Drop-in event for grades K-3.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Self Care Week

Workshop

As we emerge from winter into a hectic spring, it is important to take time for you. Come learn new tips and tricks for how to best care for your mind, body, and spirit. Drop-in event for grades 6-12.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lily Yeh is a global artist whose primary message is that art is a human right, and that artists can function to create social change. Now 70, Lily lives in Philadelphia, but the world is wide open as this film ...

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