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Books at the Beach

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Offsite
Program Type:
Book Clubs, Outreach
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Looking for your next great read? We'll preview the best new titles, while enjoying the beach!  Come hear what library staff and fellow readers are enjoying.  Thanks t...

Required
Offsite Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Explosive Science of Volcanoes

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Dr. Richard Schultz from the Illinois Geological Survey will teach about the science of volcanic eruptions while covering several historic eruptions around the world.

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Etch Your Summer Fun

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Laser Engraver at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

Use our laser engraver to etch summer images onto wooden coasters. Perfect for your next summer BBQ!

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Browser Extensions

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn how to enhance your security, productivity, and comfort on the internet with add-on extensions for web browsers.

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Etch Your Summer Fun

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laser Engraver at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

Use our laser engraver to etch summer images onto wooden coasters. Perfect for your next summer BBQ!

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Savor & Share Cookbook Book Club: Lunch Bunch

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Book Clubs, Food & Drink
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for a delightful daytime escape into the world of cuisine. This club welcomes all who share a love for cooking and exploring new flavors. Check out one of the spotlighted c...

Required
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit & Knit

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Family, Adults
Event Details:

Come hang out with fellow knitters in the Northfield Community Room.  All levels of experience are welcome.  Basic supplies will be available, and a library staff member ...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer Film Series: Heartworn Highways

All Day
Virtual
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
Film Series:

Register to receive a pre-recorded introduction and critique by our resident film expert Scott Siegel, along with a link to watch the film at home through our Hoopla or Kanopy stre...

Event Details:

Great documentary on the 1970s origins of "outlaw" country music.

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Edith Wilson, Madam President A Dramatic Portrayal by Lynn Rymarz

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lloyd Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
History, Live Performance
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Lynn Rymarz will share the remarkable story of First Lady Edith Wilson. Hear about the love story between President Woodrow Wilson and Edith, while he was in office. Learn of the i...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Google Docs

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn how to create and edit online text documents and manage your online files with Google Docs and Google Drive.

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit & Knit

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Family, Adults
Event Details:

Come hang out with fellow knitters in the Northfield Community Room.  All levels of experience are welcome.  Basic supplies will be available, and a library staff member ...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Chair Yoga:

Join instructor Isabel Raci,C-IAYT, for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch,breathe, gain flexibility, and strengthen the body in an accessible...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Embroider Your Explorer Hat

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Studio Makerspace at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

Get ready for your next outdoor adventure with a custom-designed bucket hat. Stitch on your name, initials, or an explorer symbol. Perfect for sunny days! 

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The History of Coffee

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lloyd Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Food & Drink, History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for a tasty and informative program about the history and science of coffee presented by coffee roaster Brian Moskalik. Explore regional references and insights–and experie...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The German Virtuosa: Inside the Life and Times of Clara Schumann

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

She was not only a divine pianist, talented composer, and successful teacher, but also a mother of 8 and the main breadwinner in her family. In the very male dominated 19th century...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Go for the Gold! Olympic Themed Glass

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Laser Engraver at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

Get into the Olympic spirit and use our laser engraver to etch iconic Olympic symbols onto a glass.

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Picture Book’s Journey: From Inspiration to Publication

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lloyd Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join award-winning author, Srividhya Venkat, as she talks about the picture book creation process using her own picture books. The hour-long session will consist of a read-aloud fr...

Required
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Go for the Gold! Olympic Themed Glass

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laser Engraver at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

Get into the Olympic spirit and use our laser engraver to etch iconic Olympic symbols onto a glass.

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Croatia

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Travel
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

For a small country, Croatia offers an amazing array of geographic, cultural, and historic treats.  World traveler, Eugene Flynn, explores both the coastal region and Zagreb, ...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit & Knit

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Family, Adults
Event Details:

Come hang out with fellow knitters in the Northfield Community Room.  All levels of experience are welcome.  Basic supplies will be available, and a library staff member ...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Jewelry Fit for an Explorer!

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Studio Makerspace at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn to design and create laser-cut wooden earrings using Corel Draw and our laser engraver. Develop your skills in jewelry handling and design to craft unique statement pieces th...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hot Summer Swing - Live Concert with Petra the Jazz Singer 

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lloyd Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Live Performance
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Experience live music with jazz vocal/guitar duo Petra van Nuis and guitarist Andy Brown. Come and enjoy the beautiful auditory landscape they create with seaso...

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Seven Basic Movie Plots

Sunday, August 11, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History, Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

It's been said that movies, like literature, keep rehashing Seven Basic Plots.  In other words, we've seen all of these stories many times before and now we're just encounteri...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Light Up Your Next Adventure

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

Etch your name or a brave adventurer's motto onto a glowing nightlight. This way even the darkest corners won't hold you back from reading all night long!

Required