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Financial Planning Appointment

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Winnetka Community Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Personal Finance
Age Group:
Adults
Financial Planning Appointment:

Do you have questions about how to invest, budget, or safeguard your finances? Schedule a free, one-hour in-person consultation with a Certified Financial Planner®. Preference give

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

Zodiac Coasters

Wednesday, April 24, 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:

Let’s dish about our favorite (or least favorite) star signs while engraving coaster sets with constellations.  Winnetka-Northfield card holders will have priority registra

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Traveling with Digital Devices

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

This class will review the benefits and potential pitfalls of traveling with your mobile device and other expensive technology.

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

Rachel Carson: A Living History Portrayal by Leslie Goddard

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Live Performance
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world of the potentially dire environmental impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book, Silent Spring. In this living

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

Sit & Knit

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
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

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

Spring Film Series: Freeway

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:

Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland go on a wild ride in this adult revamp of Little Red Riding Hood. Please note: The Minus Man was previously scheduled as this month's mov

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

Eastland: Chicago's Deadliest Day film screening

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

Passengers packed aboard a Great Lakes excursion steamer never suspected that the SS Eastland had a dark past. But others knew, and the tragedy that would end 844 lives became Amer

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Secret North Shore–Chicago: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure

Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Author Events, History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join Ellen Shubart in a deep dive about the weird, wonderful and at times obscure history of the North Shore, with a special focus on Winnetka, Northfield and Kenilworth!

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

What is a VPN and Do You Need One?

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

If you use a VPN (Virtual Private Network) service you can substantially improve your privacy and internet security. This class will explore how VPNs work and which services to con

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

Top 10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Home & Gardening, Outreach, Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Want to live more sustainably but not sure where to start? Join Go Green Northfield as they count down the most impactful ways you can lower your personal carbon footprint.

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Star Wars Themed Laser Cutting Project

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laser Engraver at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Technology, The Studio
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Laser engrave Star Wars themed objects like the Death Star and Millennium Falcon with the laser cutter.     #AS24

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit & Knit

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
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, May 3, 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 "Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers" group.
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This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
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May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Crafts

Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 9:00am - 11:00am
Lloyd Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers, School Age, Teens & Tweens, Family, Adults
Event Details:

May the 4th Be With You is a great Star Wars holiday to celebrate your love of the franchise.  We'll have a variety of Star Wars crafts to be made. Ages 3+

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

May the 4th Be With You: Empire Strikes Back

Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Lloyd Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers, School Age, Teens & Tweens, Family, Adults
Event Details:

May the 4th Be With You!  We'll show Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back.   Rated PG

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Style: A Dramatic Portrayal by Lynn Rymarz

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

Hear the story of how Edward VIII gave up the throne of England to marry this American divorcee. How did she win his heart and become the most famous, well dressed, stylish woman i

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

Star Wars Themed Laser Cutting Project

Monday, May 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laser Engraver at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Technology, The Studio
Age Group:
Family, Adults
Event Details:

Laser engrave Star Wars themed objects like the Death Star and Millennium Falcon with the laser cutter.   #AS24

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mother's Day Jewelry Holder

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Studio Makerspace at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, The Studio
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Laser cut a pastel acrylic jewelry holder for your mom’s favorite jewelry items.

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Many Lives of Kal Penn

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Author Events
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We are thrilled to welcome Kal Penn to close out our 3rd season. Penn is an actor, writer, producer, and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. H

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

Mother's Day Washer Necklace

Wednesday, May 8, 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:

Make a pair of necklaces that you can share with your mother on Mother’s Day.  Winnetka-Northfield card holders will have priority registration for programs in The Studio,

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Finding The Best Online Events

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

There are now thousands of online classes, workshops, and performances that you can view online, provided by the finest universities, museums, schools, not-for-profit organizations

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

Mother's Day Jewelry Holder

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

Laser cut a pastel acrylic jewelry holder for your mom’s favorite jewelry items.

Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit & Knit

Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northfield Community Room at Northfield Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
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 "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mother's Day Wreath (Rescheduled from May 6th)

Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Winnetka Community Room at Winnetka Library
Program Type:
The Studio
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Family, Adults
Event Details:

Make Mother's Day even more special with a handmade gift.  Winnetka-Northfield card holders will have priority registration for programs in The Studio, all others will be p

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