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Updated 2/18/2021 3:28 AM

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Feb. 18

 

Understanding the Process of IQ Testing: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Science & Arts Academy, Des Plaines. Learn more about process of IQ testing, the various cognitive domain areas used to determine IQ, the different subtests within the domain areas, achievement versus ability in children, as well as testing validity, reliability and limitations of IQ testing. Free. Visit www.scienceandartsacademy.org/events.

Children's Department Visit: By reservation Monday-Saturdays, Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Only one reservation per group is required as long as your group size is six people or fewer. Visits are for family groups or individuals to browse the second floor children's collection, get book suggestions or assistance with library materials, and to use internet computers. Games, toys, puzzles, coloring sheets and scavenger hunts are not available at this time. 30- minute slots available. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Minecraft Mania: Virtually at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Glencoe Public Library. Grades one-six can join a Minecraft expert to learn tips and tricks for building Minecraft creations. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Rhyme & Shine: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Glenview Public Library. Sing and play along with rhymes and songs posted every week on Facebook and YouTube. Videos will be archived on the library's website. For information, www.glenviewpl.org/kids/storytime.

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TED Circles: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Glenview Public Library. Come together virtually to watch and discuss a TED Talk. Stay connected, engage in conversations about big ideas, and consider each other's perspectives. No preparation necessary. Register on Zoom at bit.ly/GPL-TED-Feb.

Book Chat: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Morton Grove Public Library. Looking for something more casual than a traditional book discussion? Chat over the phone or via Zoom with your fellow book lovers about whatever you're reading, listening to, and otherwise enjoying. To register for this event, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Chess Academy: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Morton Grove Public Library. Learn how to play chess with chess master Chris Christmas. All skill levels welcome. Create your free lichess.org account prior to playing. Grades 1-8. To register for this event, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Folk & Fairy Tales: Virtually at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Morton Grove Public Library. A storytime focused on a traditional folk or fairy tale, then all mixed up with silly, exciting, or wacky versions of the tale. This month's tale is "Rapunzel." Visit the library's Facebook page to watch live and on demand. Pre-K to grade two with a parent/caregiver. For information, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Drama Club: Virtually at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Niles-Maine District Library. For grades two-eight with caregiver through grade two. Find your stage voice and learn drama skills through theater games, skits and improvisation. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

Adult Book Discussion: Virtually at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Skokie Public Library. Library staff moderate a conversation about the newest book discussion title, "Memorial" by Bryan Washington. You can join the discussion on Goodreads at any time. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Civic Lab on Vaccines: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Skokie Public Library. With the relatively rapid development of vaccines against COVID-19, enduring questions about vaccine safety and effectiveness have resurfaced. Learn the history and science of vaccine development and discuss current global vaccination efforts. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Job Talk: Virtually at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Skokie Public Library. Get job-search tips and network with other jobseekers during this online networking group hosted by library career specialists. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Storytime: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Skokie Public Library. Join Ms. Cathy for stories and fun. Sign up for this event and receive the Zoom meeting link. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Gillson Comprehensive Plan Open House: Virtually from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Wilmette Park District. Kickoff of the community input process for the Gillson Comprehensive Plan with a Virtual Open House. Join the Wilmette Park District and The Lakota Group to learn about the Gillson Comprehensive Plan and start the conversation of what the community wants to see. Includes introduction to the planning process; discussion on Gillson Park's existing conditions; and a live section for community polling questions. For information, www.wilmettepark.org.

Meet the Author: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Wilmette Public Library. The library hosts Catherine Grace Katz, author of "The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War." Even though victory was within reach, tensions during the Yalta Conference in February 1945 endangered the wartime alliance between Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin. Three daughters were chosen to accompany their fathers to Yalta; glamorous young women whose intelligence, loyalty and political savvy would serve them well. Register at /wilmette.libnet.info/event/4774026.

Alliance Française du North Shore Café Conversation Soir: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. Join online for French conversation facilitated by native or fluent speakers. All levels are welcome. For more information and the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore or write to info@AFnorthshore.org. Visit www.AFnorthshore.org.

Dungeons & Dragons 5E: Virtually at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Come test your problem-solving skills with your friends. Play the fifth edition of Dungeons and Dragons on Discord. Please have Discord downloaded and your log in and password created before the game. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

All Ages Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles. All ages with parent/caregiver. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Business Mentoring with SCORE: Virtually from 9-10, 10-11, or 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 18, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Get free, one-on-one mentoring with small business advice from SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer business mentors and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Register for a virtual appointment by emailing emil.winograd@scorevolunteer.org. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Medicare 101: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Medicare Solutions Network will present a free educational seminar to get you up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn't and your potential out of pocket expense. Discuss supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D prescription coverage and cost-saving strategies for the years ahead. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 19

A Beginner's Guide to Virtual D & D: Virtually at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Glencoe Public Library. Grades three-seven, unleash your imagination and enter the world of Dungeons and Dragons. In this Zoom program for beginning players, you'll learn the basics of D & D, then create a character and play through some encounters. Registration required. Zoom link will be sent at time of registration. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Library Livestream Fridays: Virtually at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Glencoe Public Library. All ages chat with your Glencoe librarians on Twitch as they play Animal Crossing, Pokemon, Minecraft, and other favorite games. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Glenview Public Library. Join in for a weekly live storytime with Youth Services librarians. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an invitation to join the Zoom webinar. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-story.

Chair Yoga: Virtually at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Morton Grove Public Library. Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Cher Walter in this online class. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. To register, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Shakespeare Project of Chicago -- 'Macbeth and The Gunpowder Plot of 1606': Virtually at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Niles-Maine District Library. An in-depth look at why modern performances of Macbeth seem lost on 21st century theatergoers. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

Revive Our Y Trivia Night Fundraiser: Virtually at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook. Gather your friends to battle for the first-place prize and bragging rights, while giving back to your community. Attendees can also purchase raffle tickets for additional prizes. $160 for a team of eight; $25 per individual. For information and tickets, www.nsymca.org.

Family Fun Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Skokie Public Library. Enjoy songs and stories with Ms. Caitlin. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Introduction to Yoga: Virtually at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Skokie Public Library. Jackie Jasperson leads a live yoga class. Wear comfortable clothes and use a mat or towel on a flat surface in your home for your yoga area. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Wilmette Public Library. Stories, songs, and rhymes for the whole family. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Newspapers.com 101: Virtually at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Wilmette Public Library. Learn the basics of using the library's online resource, Newspapers.com. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Winter Bird House Workshop: 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Wilmette Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette. Not all birds head south for the winter. Join and create a beautiful winter bird house using wood pieces. Ages 6-10. $15-$19. For information, www.wilmettepark.org.

Feb. 20

Quaranteen Game Night: Virtually at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Glencoe Public Library. Socially distant socializing is easy with Quaranteen Game Night, intended for grades six-12. Just join in on Twitch or join the library's Discord server for multiplayer games. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Diasporadic -- Growing up in a Multilingual Home: Virtually at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Skokie Public Library. Discuss the experiences and challenges of growing up with intersecting cultural backgrounds. Topics Feb. 20: Technology and social media; Feb. 27: How does dominant media distort or align images of different immigrant communities? For information, skokielibrary.info.

Family Game Night -- Trivia: Virtually at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Skokie Park District. Gather the family for a fun night of family trivia on Zoom. There will be three rounds total with 10 questions each. $5; price is per screen. For information, www.skokieparks.org.

Hiking Club: 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St., Skokie. Meet other hikers while experiencing the best local hiking trails. You'll be led on an hourlong hike at a different natural area each week within a 30-minute drive. Transportation is by passenger van; participants can meet the group at the trailhead, if desired. $10- $12. For information, www.skokieparks.org.

The Radio Play 'Disaster': Virtually at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Devonshire Playhouse, Skokie. If you were chilled by "War of the Worlds," then you will be thrilled with this work by Don Zolidis. This classic radio play is the perfect entertainment for livestreaming in the comfort of your home. $20-$30. For information, www.skokieparks.org/events/the-radio-play-disaster.

Weekend Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Skokie Public Library. Join Ms. Meleesa for songs and stories. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Live Stand-Up Comedy Show: 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, 530 Hibbard Road, Winnetka. The Winnetka Park District has partnered with Laible Productions, Inc., to bring you live stand-up with professional comedians. The show will be held indoors. Doors open 30 minutes before the show starts. Face coverings will be required. Show is adults only. Tickets: $30-$40. For information, www.winpark.org.

How to Write a Memoir -- I'd Like to be Funny Online: Virtually at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. You tell jokes, and friends say you have a great sense of humor. But you have a hard time translating that sense of humor into your writing. Author David Rutter will show you how to be droll without the drool. Registration required. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 21

Buddha Belly Family Yoga: Virtually at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Glenview Public Library. Children and caregivers unplug and bond through moving, breathing, and connecting. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-buddhabelly.

Edible Architecture: Virtually at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Niles-Maine District Library. For Grades four-six. Create architectural masterpieces with 100% edible construction materials, then join on Zoom to create something incredible. Pick up materials at the library ahead of time. More information provided after registration. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

Fun with Rainbow Therapy Dogs: Virtually at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Skokie Public Library. Children with disabilities and their families are invited to interact with trained therapy dogs by video chat. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois Webinar: Virtually at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois member Ava Cohn will speak on "Clued-In: Interpreting Real Photo Postcards from the Diaspora." Afterward, she will analyze several old family history photos. Free and open to the public. For information, https://jgsi.org/event-3980888.

Winter Wonder-fun: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St., Skokie. Come discover the fun of our winter wonderland. Depending on outdoor conditions, activities may include snow painting, ice sliding, snow treasure hunting, rainbow chip searches, and animal tracking. $5. For information, www.skokieparks.org.

Wilmette BINGO: Virtually at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, and noon Tuesday, Feb. 23, Wilmette Historical Museum, Wilmette. Gather together with family and friends to play virtual Wilmette BINGO! You are sure to have fun, learn a bit of Wilmette history, and perhaps win a prize. Reserve your spot for this free program by Feb. 19 at wilmettehistory.org.

Creative Drawing for Kids: Virtually at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join Samantha from Blue Rose Art Studio for a guided creative drawing class. Draw using basic supplies you have at home -- paper, pencil, sharpie and markers. Ages 9-13. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 22

Alliance Française du North Shore Apéro Conversation: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Glenview. Join online for relaxed French conversation. Listening in French is encouraged; all levels are welcome. For information and the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore or info@AFnorthshore.org. Visit www.AFnorthshore.org.

Word Intermediate: Virtually at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Glenview Public Library. Enhance your editing skills and learn how to insert tables, pictures, and other elements into your Word documents. Basic Word skills required. Register on Zoom at http://bit.ly/GPL-word.

Owl Diaries Beach Party: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Niles-Maine District Library. For grades K-three with Caregiver through grade two. We'll be celebrating the newest book in the Owl Diaries series, "Eva at the Beach," with fun activities and a craft. Pick up materials at the library ahead of time. More information provided after registration. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

Business Roundtable: Virtually at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Northbrook Chamber of Commerce. Get energized for the workweek ahead by spending a few minutes with your fellow chamber members brainstorming and discussing the challenges and opportunities your business is facing in the COVID-19 world. From marketing to operations, and everything in between, members will help you think through your ideas, share resources and provide the support that you need to persevere.

Civic Lab -- Mind the Gap: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Skokie Public Library. Learn about racial disparities in STEM fields, and join in discussion about how we define the boundaries and requirements of STEM jobs. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Face-to-Face Time: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Skokie Public Library. Join a children's librarian for some one-on-one quality fun time on Zoom. Select a short storytime or show and tell. The library's team will be in touch with your Zoom link to join and to schedule a 10-minute segment within the hour dedicated to you. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

'March' by John Lewis: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Skokie Public Library. Join us for an interactive book discussion and activity celebrating the life and legacy of Black civil rights leader John Lewis. This event is designed for children in grades four-six. Discuss the award-winning graphic novels "March" by John Lewis. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

3D Bookmark Design: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Wilmette Public Library. Design your own bookmark using Tinkercad. The library will 3D print your projects at a later date. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Rhymetime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Wilmette Public Library. Fast-paced stories, rhymes, and songs for active toddlers. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Teen Take and Make; Crafts As Seen on TikTok!: Noon Monday, Feb. 22, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Learn to make some of your favorite TikTok DIYs! The library will have a new craft kit available each month -- pick up the materials at the Winnetka Library, and follow along with YouTube instructional video. Kits are first come, first served. For teens. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

My First Yoga with Banner Day Camp: Virtually at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join staff from Banner Day Camp online as they present a special yoga class for preschool-aged children. Kids ages 3-5 will learn basic poses in a fun, easy-to-follow class. No yoga experience necessary. Parents or caregivers are invited to observe or participate. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 23

Family Storytime: Virtually at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Glencoe Public Library. Share stories, songs, and smiles during this interactive storytime. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Mystery Book Group: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Glencoe Public Library. Join us for a discussion of "Nothing More Dangerous" by Allen Eskens. Discussion led by Ann Perks. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

AncestryDNA: Virtually at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Glenview Public Library. Learn the basics of DNA testing with Ancestry.com and discover how to use your results to grow your family tree. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Register at https://bit.ly/GPL-ancestry.

Paper Folding Magic: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Morton Grove Public Library. Local magician Gary Kantor teaches kids how to turn scrap paper into fun objects during this fun and magical origami workshop. To register for this event, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Bingo for Adults: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Niles-Maine District Library. Join librarians Maryellen and Judy for a lively and fun game of Bingo with prizes for the winners. Bingo cards and program link will be emailed together. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

JLI -- Journey Of The Soul: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Mary 9, Chabad Northbrook. At once practical and powerful, reflective and relatable, Journey of the Soul teaches a Jewish perspective on life that begins before birth and lasts well after a person's passing. Accredited for continuing education. $100. For information, ChabadNorthbrook.com/JLI.

Adult Book Discussion: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Skokie Public Library. Library staff discuss the newest book discussion title on Instagram Live. This month discuss "Memorial" by Bryan Washington. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Adventure Club -- Kenya: Virtually at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Skokie Public Library. Learn about Kenya's culture, traditions, foods, and fun. Materials included. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Library Dance Party: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Skokie Public Library. Dance to a few of your favorite hits with Ms. Cathy. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Teen Book Discussion: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Skokie Public Library. This book discussion is for grades six-eight. Discussing of themes of social justice present in John Lewis' award-winning graphic memoir "March," and the ways images are used in telling the stories. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Babytime: Virtually at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Wilmette Public Library. A bonding experience for caregivers and babies, with songs, cuddles, and bounces. Have a scarf and shaker toy. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Big Kid Storytime: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Wilmette Public Library. Stories, songs, and dramatic play for bigger kids. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Bedtime Stories: Virtually at 6:30 Tuesday, Feb. 23, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join us for some favorite bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes -- pajamas and stuffed animals welcome. For ages 0-5 with parent or caregiver. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Kitchen Knife Skills: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. What's the difference between a paring knife and a boning knife? Do I have to get knives professionally sharpened or can I just hit them against a rock for a while? If you have questions about safe, effective ways to cut your food and keep your utensils (and you) safe, register for this program. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 24

Discussion of "The Long" with director Frances Causey: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Glencoe Public Library. This virtual screening-and-discussion event centers around "The Long Shadow," a documentary in which director Frances Causey traces her family's legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-Black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to affect our society even now. This event is co-sponsored by 30 Illinois libraries and held in partnership with Racial Awareness in the North Shore (RAIN) and Together is Better Alliance (TiBA). For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Cloud Storage: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Glenview Public Library. What is "cloud" storage and how does it work? Learn about storing your files and pictures digitally. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Register at http://bit.ly/GPL-cloud.

Mini Masterpieces: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Morton Grove Public Library. Look at the artwork of well-known artists and then use them as inspiration to create our own works of art. This session's artist: Paul Klee. Supplies needed: paper, pencil, and something to color with. Optional supplies: Colored paper, scissors, glue/glue stick. Grades one-three. To register, mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

Intro to Memoir Writing; Parts One and Two: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Niles-Maine District Library. In these two memoir writing sessions, you will become familiar with techniques on how to get started on your own memoir. No writing experience required. Part 1 is a requirement for Part 2. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

Healthy Bones & Osteoporosis: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook. Illinois Bone and Joint Institute's Dr. Alejandra Rodriguez-Paez, will discuss what you can do to keep your bones healthy and strong. Free and open to the public. Register by emailing Karen Brownlee at kbrownlee@nsymca.org. For information, www.nsymca.org.

Step By Step Painting: Virtually at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Northbrook Park District. Join us for a step-by-step guided painting class. Participants will use creativity to create your own masterpiece from an example provided by the instructor. Fee includes a large canvas, paint brushes and bottles of paint that will be available for pickup. Additional recommended supplies include a paint smock, old tablecloth, paper plate/paint tray, water cup and hand wipes. Children in the same household require individual registration. For information, www.nbparks.org.

ESL Cafe: Virtually at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Skokie Public Library. Tutors from the Niles Township Schools' ELL Parent Center help with conversations and answer questions. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Lego Build Together: Virtually at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Wilmette Public Library. Each month, try a new building challenge. You'll construct it during the program, and then share final creations. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

LWV of Wilmette and WPL Book Discussion: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Wilmette Public Library. Discuss "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent" by Isabel Wilkerson. Wilkerson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Teen Take & Make; Needle Felting: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Wilmette Public Library. Pick up your February kit and then join with Twisted Fiber Studio on Zoom for a beginner needle felting workshop. Make a cute felt cactus using wool roving and felting needles. Grades eight-12. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

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