SUMMER June - August 2014
Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District
Register for programs online at winnetkalibrary.org or call: Winnetka Library (847) 446-7220 Northfield Branch (847) 446-5990
There’s Always Something New Waiting for You at the Library!
New Book & DVD Lending Periods The Library Board approved a new lending policy. Now all new adult DVDs may be borrowed for four days and renewed once (if there are no holds). All new books will be loaned for 14 days, and may be renewed four times (if there are no holds).
Laptops Available for Use Laptop computers are available for use within the Library. Check them out at the Adult Services desk with a library card, driver’s license or school ID.
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Have You Seen Our Newest Rooms?
Stop in to see our New Book Nook, where we have tripled our collection size of new books and put them in their own room, designed specifically for browsing. With comfortable seating, stools for working with a window view and the books arranged by popular subject, you’ll easily find your next new book. We’ve also designated the room across from the Adult Services desk as our Thinker Space–a place for working and reading away from the main reading room.
Storytimes & Crafts
Summer Reading Program
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Adults–finish the Summer Reading program and get this tumbler!
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Teen Volunteers Needed The Library is looking for teens to help with Summer Reading and kid’s events. Interested teens who live in the Library District may stop by our volunteer event for information, training, and to sign up. Download a volunteer application at winnetkalibrary.org. WINNETKA LIBRARY
GRADES 7-12 | DROP-IN ORIENTATION & TRAINING 9-5 PM | SATURDAY, JUNE 14
Contact: Ruth Bell, email@example.com NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
GRADES 5-12 | DROP-IN ORIENTATION & TRAINING 9-5 PM | SATURDAY, JUNE 14
Contact: Melissa Morgan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Get Reading! Summer reading is a great way to encourage reading as a lifelong habit, keep reading skills sharp, and encourage interest in books, new ideas and learning. In keeping with our “Spark a Reaction” theme, we have fun sciencethemed programs (and great prizes) for every age! Everyone receives a book tote for signing up, and prizes are awarded throughout your progress. Sign up for the program online at winnetkalibrary.org, or in person at the Library. Keep track of your progress online from your smartphone or computer, or with a paper reading log.
Kids Children (through grade 4) can choose between reading eight books, or log their reading by minutes, for a total of 12 hours.
Teens Students in grade 5-8 are challenged to read 6 books, and will be entered in a drawing to win a $10 gift certificate for each book they complete. When they finish 3 books, they’ll get a set of earbuds. When they’ve finished all 6 books, they’ll get a free book and be entered into the grand prize drawing. High schoolers have the option of participating in the Teen or Adult program.
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Adults We’ve got some great incentives for those who participate in our adult summer reading program. New this year, you can mix and match items to include in the program, including books, DVDs, CDs and attending Library programs. You’ll be entered to win a $10 gift certificate for each item you add to your list. Complete all six items and you’ll receive this gorgeous insulated iced drink tumbler and an entry in the grand prize drawing!
Adults Energy & Climate MEGATONS TO MEGAWATTS
Converting Russian Nuclear Weapons into Energy 7PM | MONDAY, JUNE 9 | ADULTS NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Dr. David LePoire from Argonne National Laboratory discusses how he and fellow scientists helped dismantle Russian nuclear weapons and turned them into commercial reactor fuel after the Cold War. Registration required.
Climate Reality Project 7PM | MONDAY, JULY 28 | ADULTS WINNETKA LIBRARY
What changes in our daily lives can we make to discourage global warming? Environmentalist Kent Taylor of the Climate Reality Project will discuss the very current topic of how human activity is causing the decades-long warming of our planet. Registration required.
Film, Music & Literature Writers Collaborative 6:30PM | TUESDAYS, JUNE 10 & JULY 8 AGE 15+ | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Meet other local writers at monthly meetings to review work, trade literary tips, make friends and have fun. Writers and aspiring writers are welcome. On June 10, writer, actor and creativity coach Brendan Sullivan provides writing tips and techniques and teaches how to work collaboratively as a writing group. Future meeting structure will be discussed.
Movie Discussions 2PM | SUNDAYS | ADULTS | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Toby Nicholson leads a monthly film discussion. Pick up a copy of the movie at the library to view in advance. JULY 13
12 Years a Slave The true story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. This movie won last yearâ€™s Academy Award for Best Picture.
How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence 6:30PM | MONDAY, JUNE 23 | ADULTS/ FAMILIES | WINNETKA LIBRARY
While more than 900 people were being murdered on the streets of Chicago in 2011-2012, creativewriting students from DePaul University interviewed Chicagoans whose lives have been changed by the AUGUST 10 bloodshed. The result is How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence, an Amelie extraordinary and eye-opening work A heartfelt modern classic, starring of oral history. Sponsored by the Lake Audrey Tautou as a lovelorn loner. Shore Unitarian Society in Winnetka.
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Health & Fitness Running and Walking Clinic
9:30AM | SATURDAY, JUNE 14 | ALL AGES WINNETKA LIBRARY
Beginning and experienced runners and walkers will learn how a few simple principles applied to your running or walking technique can result in a dramatic increase in efficiency and reduce stress on the body. Registration required.
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Improve Your Memory 7PM | TUESDAY, JUNE 17 | ADULTS WINNETKA LIBRARY
Learn tools and techniques to improve your memory in this interactive, fun session. Registration required.
Healthy Eating as We Age 7 PM | MONDAY, JULY 14 | ADULTS WINNETKA LIBRARY
Dietician Corissa Keefner shares how nutritional needs change as we age. Whether for general well-being and healthy aging or for disease management, our eating habits can probably benefit from a checkup! Presented by SASI (Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes), a nonprofit organization based in Evanston. Registration required.
Creative Hobbies Introduction to Watercolor Painting 6PM | MONDAYS, JUNE 23 & 30, JULY 7 & 14 | ADULTS NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Artist Fran Vail conducts a four-part class for beginners, or those who would like to simply expand their knowledge of the craft. All materials provided. Registration required; you must register for the entire course of four classes.
Travel FRANCE’S ANCIENT PARADISE
Provence 2PM | SUNDAY, JUNE 29 | ADULTS & TEENS | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Explore the heart of Provence by visiting the cities of Aigues-Mortes, Arles, Nime, and Orange with world traveler Al Popowits. Learn about the food, recreation, and history of the region. Registration required. ARMCHAIR TRAVELER
Meet the Author AUTHOR VISIT
Marian Szczepanski 2PM | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 | ADULTS NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Marian Szczepanki is the author of the best-selling book, Playing St. Barbara. She will discuss her writing process in creating this unique story based on true accounts. If you need a new title for a book discussion, then you’ve found it! Books will be available for purchase and signing.
2PM | SATURDAY, JULY 12 ADULTS & TEENS | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Photographer Bob Harr and his wife Kay will take you on a journey to Morocco, with photographs and stories. Pick up travel tips and tricks for exotic locales. Refreshments served. Registration required. ARMCHAIR TRAVELER
Patagonia 2PM | SATURDAY, JULY 26 ADULTS & TEENS | WINNETKA
Learn about travel to Patagonia with experienced travelers, Bob and Kay Harr. Refreshments served. Registration required. 5
Learn to brew at the Library!
The Beatles’ Abbey Road 2PM | SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 | ALL AGES | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Abbey Road is one of the Beatles’ most beloved albums, and it will be performed in its entirety at Ravina in September. Come listen to some of the album’s best songs, and discuss what makes them great at the Library’s first Listening Party. One program attendee will win two free Pavilion tickets for Ravinia’s Classic Albums Live Concert featuring the Abbey Road album on September 13. Drawing to follow the discussion.
Exploring Food and Drink at the Library! Perfect Picnics
You Can Brew It
2PM | SUNDAY, JUNE 29 | ADULTS NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
2PM | SATURDAY, JULY 19 | ADULTS 21+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Chef Blair Carothers demonstrates delicious dishes and shares recipes for your summer picnics. Sampling encouraged! Registration required.
Do you enjoy good quality craft beer? Home brewing is a fun and rewarding hobby that is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. Awardwinning home brewer Scott Pointon will discuss the equipment, ingredients, brewing process, and resources available to would-be brew masters. Registration required.
Cheese 101 7PM | THURSDAY, JULY 17 | ADULTS NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
An expert fromager from Bar Pastoral in Chicago presents a delectable cheese primer (along with samples for tasting) to help you walk up to any cheese counter and select like a pro. Registration required.
Chocolates from Around the World 2 PM | SUNDAY, JULY 27 | ADULTS WINNETKA LIBRARY
Pastry Chef Rose Deneen will provide a variety of chocolates from around the world for tasting and discussion. Chef Deneen will demonstrate easy chocolate treats to make. Samples and recipes included. Registration required.
Historical Dramatizations BEN FRANKLIN
Stories of Revolution 7PM | MONDAY, JUNE 30 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Benjamin Franklin, as portrayed by actor R.J. Lindsey, shares stories of his youth and inventions. He’ll describe the people of the American Revolution, including “cantankerous John Adams, the bumbling British, the fascinating French and the doubledealing Dutch.” Registration required.
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Fiction Book Club
Stop in or call to
7:30PM | TUESDAYS | WINNETKA LIBRARY | LED BY JANE LEVINE
reserve the book &
JUNE 3 Sisterland
by Curtis Sittenfeld
join the conversation!
Reading on the Rocks 7PM | WEDNESDAYS | MEETS AT STORMY’S, 1735 ORCHARD LANE, NORTHFIELD | LED BY SHAUNA PORTEUS JUNE 4 Snapper by Brian Kimberling AUG. 6 A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth L. Ozeki
Reading Is the Spice of Life 1PM | MONDAYS | NORTH SHORE SENIOR CENTER* | LED BY KRISTIN CARLSON AND LIZ POPPENHOUSE
*Participants must be a member of the North Shore Senior Center. Call (847) 446-5990 for more information. JUNE 9 The Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell JULY 14 Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Clue: A Mystery Club 7:30PM | TUESDAYS | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY | LED BY MELISSA MORGAN JUNE 10 The Good Nurse
by Charles Graeber JULY 8 Alex by Pierre Lemaitre AUG. 12 The Ipcress File by Len Deighton
Food for Thought: A Cookbook Book Club 7PM | MONDAYS | LED BY STEPHANIE GIRARDI & DEBBIE KUSHNIR
Cookbooks are featured monthly at the Winnetka Library and Northfield Branch. Check out one of the books, sample the recipes, and prepare one to share at the next meeting. No meetings in July or August. JUNE 16 NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
The Silver Palate Cookbook by Julee Rosso
Foul Play 11:30AM | WEDNESDAYS | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY | LED BY KRISTIN CARLSON
Bring lunch if you’d like; coffee and dessert provided. JUNE 18 A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell JULY 16 A Murder of Quality by John LeCarre’
Nonfiction Book Discussion
Reading on a Cozy Afternoon 1PM | WEDNESDAYS | NORTH SHORE SENIOR CENTER* | LED BY DONETTE JENSEN
*Participants must be a member of the North Shore Senior Center. Call (847) 446-5990 for more information. JUNE 11 The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
7PM | WEDNESDAY | WINNETKA LIBRARY LED BY BEN REMSEN JULY 9
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
Keep Me in Suspense
NEW! Podcast Discussion Groups This American Life 2PM | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 | ADULTS WINNETKA LIBRARY
Listen to the Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde episode of the This American Life podcast, then join us for a discussion of it. This American Life is a radio show and podcast that explores a different theme each week through journalism, memoirs, essays, and short stories. This episode concerns a doctor, Benjamin, who takes over the rural South Carolina practice of Vince Gilmer. Vince is serving a prison sentence for killing his father. As Benjamin gets to know Vince’s patients, he forms a picture of Vince that’s at odds with his status as a convicted murderer. Ask a librarian for help downloading podcasts to your phone, computer, iPod, or tablet.
Radiolab 7PM | WEDNESDAY, JULY 30 | ADULTS WINNETKA LIBRARY
Listen to the Black Box episode of the Radiolab podcast, then join us for a discussion of it. Radiolab is a weekly radio show and podcast that explores science, philosophy, and ultimately, the human experience. The Black Box episode discusses what happens to us as we go under anesthetics, how an old radio program’s hosts seemed to be able to read one another’s minds, and takes an in-depth look at the chrysalis process. Ask a librarian for help downloading podcasts to your phone, computer, iPod, or tablet.
11:30AM | WEDNESDAYS | WINNETKA LIBRARY | LED BY SHAUNA PORTEUS JULY 23
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
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Happy Birthday Eric Carle! JUNE 1-30
Celebrate author Eric Carle’s birthday in June at the Library. We’ll have games, puzzles and prizes. Test your knowledge of Eric Carle books and his beloved characters!
World of Reptiles 2PM | SUNDAY, JUNE 8 | ALL AGES NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Back by popular demand! We’ve got lizards, frogs, and even a 15 foot snake! Join us as The Traveling World of Reptiles brings a live and interactive show for the entire family. Registration required for all attending.
Maker Club: Where Art Meets Science
4PM | WEDNESDAYS | GRADE 5+
4-5PM | TUESDAYS | GRADES 3 & 4 AT ONCE UPON A BAGEL, 1050 GAGE STREET, WINNETKA | LED BY ERIN SLOAN & MELISSA MORGAN
Frankentoys JUNE 11 | WINNETKA LIBRARY JUNE 18 | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Piece together a new creation, then bring it to life! Registration required.
Magnetic Slime JULY 9 | WINNETKA LIBRARY JULY 16 | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Test the magnetic power of homemade slime. Registration required.
Mini-Maker Club 4PM | WEDNESDAYS | GRADES 2-4
Take Apart Lab JUNE 25 | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Take apart everyday electronics to see what’s inside. Registration required.
Bouncy Balls JULY 23 | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Make a bouncing polymer ball. Registration required.
Books and Bagels Book Club
Registration required. JUNE 3 Wanderville by Wendy McClure JULY 1 Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
Reading With Relish 4PM | THURSDAYS | GRADES 5 & 6 AT U DAWG U, 300 SOUTH HAPP ROAD, NORTHFIELD | LED BY CAITLIN SAVAGE
Join us for hot dogs and cool books! Registration required. JUNE 12 Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix JULY 10 Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody
Readers and Weeders 3:30PM | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18 | GRADES K-3 | WINNETKA LIBRARY
The Winnetka Weeders will lead an outdoor storytime complete with a nature bookmark craft to spark and mark your page for summer reading. Registration is required.
Lego Mania! THURSDAYS | JUNE 12 (SPECIAL LEGO STOP-MOTION NIGHT) & JULY 10 (SPECIAL LEGO BALLOON RACE) 5:30PM | GRADES JK-2 6:30PM | GRADES 3+ WINNETKA LIBRARY TUESDAYS | JUNE 17 (SPECIAL LEGO STOP-MOTION NIGHT) & AUGUST 19 4:30PM | GRADES 2+ NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Clubs for brick builders. Create cool stuff! Registration required.
App-tastic Movie Making!
American Girl Book Discussion
4PM | TUESDAY, JUNE 24 GRADES 4-10 | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
3PM | SUNDAY, JUNE 22 | GRADES 2+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
7PM | THURSDAY, JUNE 26 GRADES 4 -10 | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Read the book Good Job, Kanani, and come to the Library for a fun book discussion and an American Girl craft. Bring your ideas and your dolls! Registration required.
Future filmmakers can learn about movie-making apps and make a film in the library. Equipment provided. Registration required.
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Youth Family Chess Nights with Supervised Play 6-8PM | THURSDAYS, JUNE 26, JULY 10 & AUGUST 7 | AGES 7+ | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Chess for kids with an adult. Expert chess player Bruce Haffner provides a lesson and then supervises play. Registration required.
Kitchen Science Experiments
10:30AM | SATURDAY, JUNE 28 AGES 4+ | WINNETKA LIBRARY
4PM | TUESDAY, JULY 29 | AGES 5-10 NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Floating eggs! Colorful eruptions! Conduct science experiments using items found in the kitchen. Registration required.
Explore the science of bubbles through fun demos and hands-on activities. Get in up to your elbows with tons of bubbles! Registration required.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
4PM | MONDAY, JUNE 30 | GRADE 5+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
6:30PM | MONDAY, AUGUST 25 AGES 4+ | NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Discover mystery powder, teeth impressions, lip prints, dust for finger prints and much more. Registration required.
Storytime and a craft for you and your stuffed pal before we tuck our friends in for the night. Come back the next day to pick up your stuffed animal and find out what your they did while you were sleeping! Registration required.
Decorate Your Bicycle 6PM | THURSDAY, JULY 3 | ALL AGES NORTHFIELD POST OFFICE PARKING LOT
We’ll bring lots of cool stuff to make your bicycle stand out in the Fourth of July Parade! Registration required.
Family Science Nights
Kids, bring your favorite grownup and experiment with us! Registration required.
4PM | TUESDAY, JULY 8 | AGES 5-10 NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
It stretches, bounces and oozes. Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? No, it’s flubber! Mix up a batch and explore this intriguing substance. Registration required.
Fun with Cartooning 2:30PM | SATURDAY, JULY 12 GRADES 2+ | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Cartoonist Gene Myers will have kids “spark a reaction” with their cartooning skills. Registration required.
6:30PM | GRADES JK+ WITH ADULT
Magnetic Slime TUESDAY, JULY 15 NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY THURSDAY, JULY 24 WINNETKA LIBRARY
How to Walk on Eggs THURSDAY, JULY 17 WINNETKA LIBRARY TUESDAY, JULY 22 NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Performers The Magic of Gary Kantor 10AM | SATURDAY, JUNE 21 | AGES 4+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Magician Gary Kantor performs his high-energy magic show. Registration required.
Pro BMX Champion Matt Wilhelm 2PM | SUNDAY, JUNE 22 | ALL AGES NORTHFIELD POST OFFICE PARKING LOT
Watch some awesome tricks and learn bicycle safety. The fastest spinner in the world on a BMX bike, Matt Wilhelm will entertain with amazing stunts! Registration required.
Sensational Science! 2PM | SATURDAY, JUNE 28 | ALL AGES NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Steve Belliveau brings liquid nitrogen, a human gyroscope, electric generators, audience participation, music, artificial snow and more. Registration required. FROG LADY PRESENTS
Calling All Owls!
3:30PM | MONDAY, JULY 14 | AGES 6-12 WINNETKA LIBRARY
Whooooo wants to learn about owls? Learn about these fascinating creatures, listen and learn their calls, and dissect owl pellets to see what the owl had for dinner! Registration required.
Mark Your Calendar For
Storytimes & Crafts Bright Beginnings AGE 0-17 MONTHS WITH PARENT/CAREGIVER 10:30AM, WEDNESDAYS. . . . . . WINNETKA 10:30AM, THURSDAYS. . . . . . NORTHFIELD
Simple stories, songs, puppets, and peekaboo. June & July only.
Toddler Time AGE 18-36 MONTHS WITH PARENT/CAREGIVER
Make & Take Crafts ALL AGES
Storytime On the Town ALL AGES
3PM, FRIDAYS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WINNETKA
10:30AM, MONDAYS JUNE 23 & JULY 28. . . . . . . . . . . . . PANERA
10AM, SATURDAYS. . . . . . . . . NORTHFIELD
Stop in and get crafty! June & July only.
We’re taking our storytime show on the road to Panera in Hubbard Woods, 940 Green Bay Road, Winnetka.
AGE 4+ 10AM, MONDAYS. . . . . . . . . . . . WINNETKA 10AM & 11AM, TUESDAYS . . . . WINNETKA
4PM, THURSDAYS. . . . . . . . . . . . WINNETKA
10:30AM, FRIDAYS. . . . . . . . . NORTHFIELD
Join us for books and fun. June storytimes will include 15 minutes of sensory play. June & July only.
Stories, songs, rhythm, and rhymes. June & July only.
AGE 2+ WITH PARENT/CAREGIVER 6:30PM, THURSDAYS, JUNE 5 (SPECIAL BINGO PJ STORYTIME) & AUGUST 7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WINNETKA
Children are invited to come in their pajamas and bring their teddy bear to listen to special bedtime stories.
WITH PARENT/CAREGIVER 4PM, MONDAYS . . . . . . . . . . . NORTHFIELD 10AM, WEDNESDAYS. . . . . . . . . NORTHFIELD 11AM,THURSDAYS . . . . . . . . . . . WINNETKA
Stories, songs, and fun for all. June & July only.
STORYTIMES AND CRAFTS ARE DROP-IN PROGRAMS
Technology Training iPad Classes
Cool Google Tools 2PM | TUESDAY, JULY 29 | ALL AGES WINNETKA
iPad 101: The Basics The basics of navigating, typing on, and securing your device. Bring your iPad. Registration required.
Google is more than a search engine! Learn to use Google’s Drive, Calendar, and Maps tools. Come with a Gmail account (for help creating an account, see a librarian before the class). Registration required.
iPad 102: What’s “Appening”
2PM | TUESDAY, JUNE 24 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
2-4PM | TUESDAYS | AGE 15+ NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Learn to use basic apps and how to install new ones. Bring your own iPad for best results. Registration required.
Download eBooks to your iPad/ Kindle, listen to audiobooks and renew library books on your phone. Visit the Reference Desk to learn about our free library app and more!
2PM | TUESDAY, JUNE 17 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Apps for Everything
Basic Excel 2013
15 Dazzling & Useful Apps
7PM | THURSDAY, JUNE 19 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Learn what a spreadsheet program does and ways to use it at home and work. Registration required.
Intermediate Excel 2013 7PM | THURSDAY, JULY 31 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Cross-sheet calculations, charts and graphs, conditional formatting and functions. Prerequisite: basic Excel knowledge. Registration required.
Basic Word 2013 3PM | SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 AGE 15+ | WINNETKA LIBRARY
Opening, saving, and creating documents and text formatting. Registration required.
7PM | TUESDAY, JUNE 17 | AGE 15+ NORTHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Learn about 15 amazing apps to help you find directions, choose a restaurant, balance your checkbook and more. Registration required.
Best Travel Apps and Websites 2PM | TUESDAY, JULY 15 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
These apps help you find the best day to purchase airfare for the best price, use your smartphone to give a cab driver directions to your hotel in Mandarin, or find out how much to tip in Amsterdam! Bring your smartphone/tablet. Registration required.
Best Video & Editing Apps 2PM | TUESDAY, JULY 22 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Intermediate Word 2013 7PM | THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 | AGE 15+ WINNETKA LIBRARY
Multi-column formatting, inserting images, and mail merges. Prerequisite: Basic Microsoft Word knowledge. Registration required.
Learn to make mini-videos of your kids, grandkids and pets. Most smartphone users can create and edit amazing videos using just their phones. Learn the top video and editing apps. Bring your smartphone/tablet. Registration required.
Apps in the Evening 5-9PM | TUESDAYS | ALL AGES WINNETKA LIBRARY
Download eBooks to your iPad or Kindle. Learn a foreign language on your tablet. Listen to audiobooks or renew library books on your phone. Learn to use the library’s free resources by visiting the Reference Desk. No registration necessary.
Web Tools Be an Online Detective 2PM | THURSDAY, JUNE 19 | ALL AGES WINNETKA LIBRARY
Don’t just “Google it!” Learn the best and most legitimate resources on the web to find information on people, property, health, entertainment, legal issues, and genealogy. Come with any questions–leave an online super sleuth! Registration required.
Free eBooks Our 3M Cloud Library eBooks are easy to use–just pick, click and read! Need help downloading books to your iPad or Android tablet? Bring in your device to the Library and we’ll get you started.
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WINNETKA COMMUNITY HOUSE 6PM AUTHOR RECEPTION COCKTAILS & APPETIZERS 7:30PM LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING
Last chance to buy tickets! Buy your tickets in person at the library, or visit our website at winnetkalibrary.org for purchasing online. Call (847) 446-7220 for more information.
Make Your Library Card Mobile! With the CardStar App Keep your family’s Library cards at your fingertips with the CardStar app for iPhone and Android users. To provide better security and privacy of your card information, we will no longer be keeping children’s Library cards at the Winnetka Circulation desk. We’ll be offering a special “thank you” gift when you pick up the cards from the Circulation desk. We hope to have all the cards claimed by September 1 as we kick off Library Card Sign-up Month! Do you need help installing or using the CardStar app? Bring your device in and we’ll help you download the App and get your Library cards ready for your next checkout.