Archive for April, 2009

Teen Gamers Group

Teens in grades 6 – 12 can enjoy many types of video gaming including Guitar Hero World Tour, Mario Kart, DDR and more on several platforms at our monthly club. No registration, but questions can be sent to or (847) 923-3191.

Monday, May 4              7:30 – 8:30 p.m.      Youth Services Classroom


Talisman Glass Studio Tour

Watch a professional glass blower create an original glass object.  Sharon Jordan of Talisman Glass will demonstrate the techniques.  Cost: $50 for transportation, tour and lunch. To register call the Information/Magazine Desk at 847-923-3347.
Friday, May 8                9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Track the 2009 (H1N1) Flu Outbreak

Here are two sources to use to follow the developing 2009  flu outbreak:
2009  (H1N1)  Flu Information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
H1N1 Flu Map from Google. Note: Only use the arrows and other navigation aids on the map to move around and zoom in on the map. Entering a search will take you away from the map.

WOW Entertaining!

Learn how to create fabulous centerpieces and tablescapes. To register call the Information/Magazine Desk at 847-923-3347.
Tuesday, May 5         7:30-9:00 P.M.         Rasmussen South

The Benefits of Laughter

Learn the healthy rewards of laughter. Om Johari will show you how to lead a more enjoyable life.  To register call the Information/Magazine Desk at 847-923-3347.
Monday, May 4         7:30 – 9:00 P.M.        Rasmussen North

Check out our new e-newsletters

With over 30 electronic newsletters, there’s something for everyone.  Click on the “Library Newsletters” button on the right-hand side of this screen.  To see the current issue of a newsletter, simply click on the e-newsletter name.  To sign up, check off the newsletter(s) you would like to receive and enter your name, email and a password you will remember.   Sign up for any of our electronic newsletters by the end of April and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card from Barnes & Noble Booksellers (winner will be notified by email).

Family Wii Tournament

The library will host a Family Wii tournament sponsored by the Audiovisual Department. Each team will consist of a child (age 8-12) and a parent or grandparent, playing MarioKart. Please join us for snacks and prizes for the winners. Sign up by calling (847) 923-3181 or sending an email to  Registration limited to 30 teams.
Sunday, April 26, 6:30-8:30 pm, Rasmussen Room

Read in Harmony

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