Glenview and Northbrook: Mark Your Calendar

  • The Glenview Public Library will be among the local libraries hosting a virtual event with Dr. Eve L. Ewing, an award-winning author and an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Chicago, at 4 p.m. March 1. Ewing's research focuses on racism, social inequality, urban policy, and how they affect American public schools and the lives of young people. The conversation will be moderated by reporter and author Natalie Moore, Chicago WBEZ. Register at bit.ly/GPL-FiresideChat.

    The Glenview Public Library will be among the local libraries hosting a virtual event with Dr. Eve L. Ewing, an award-winning author and an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Chicago, at 4 p.m. March 1. Ewing's research focuses on racism, social inequality, urban policy, and how they affect American public schools and the lives of young people. The conversation will be moderated by reporter and author Natalie Moore, Chicago WBEZ. Register at bit.ly/GPL-FiresideChat. Courtesy of Nolis Anderson

  • Join the Glencoe Public Library's virtual discussion of Robert Kolker's "Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family" at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 25.

    Join the Glencoe Public Library's virtual discussion of Robert Kolker's "Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family" at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 25. Courtesy of Doubleday

  • Glenbrook Hospital is one of the businesses being honored today at the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce's annual business awards.

    Glenbrook Hospital is one of the businesses being honored today at the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce's annual business awards. COURTESY OF JONATHAN HILLENBRAND/NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM

  • Kids ages 3 to 6 and an adult can listen to a story virtually and make a craft inspired by it at 4 p.m. March 2 through the Glenview Public Library. Craft kit pickups are underway.

    Kids ages 3 to 6 and an adult can listen to a story virtually and make a craft inspired by it at 4 p.m. March 2 through the Glenview Public Library. Craft kit pickups are underway. Rick West | Staff Photographer, December 2014

  • The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library can help you get better at Zoom, Skype and FaceTime during a virtual class at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, on Zoom. Register in advance using your email.

    The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library can help you get better at Zoom, Skype and FaceTime during a virtual class at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, on Zoom. Register in advance using your email. Associated Press file photo

  • Cameron Davis, President Obama's Great Lakes czar and Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, will talk about how climate change affects the lake, why water management matters and more during the Glenview Public Library's virtual program Wednesday, March 3.

    Cameron Davis, President Obama's Great Lakes czar and Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, will talk about how climate change affects the lake, why water management matters and more during the Glenview Public Library's virtual program Wednesday, March 3. Daily Herald File photo

 
 
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Feb. 25

 

Can't-Put-It-Down Nonfiction Discussion: Virtually at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Glencoe Public Library. Join for a discussion of Robert Kolker's "Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family." Discussion led by Judy Levin. Registration required. For information, glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Walking Chicago with Author Robert Loerzel: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Glencoe Public Library. Author Robert Loerzel will discuss some of the walks featured in his book "Walking Chicago: 35 Tours of the Windy City's Dynamic Neighborhoods and Famous Lakeshore." Includes historic neighborhoods in the city as well as natural areas and his presentation will include photos and maps. In addition to being an avid walker, Loerzel is an award-winning freelance journalist with more than 30 years experience. Registration required. For information, glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Avoiding Identity Theft & Consumer Scams: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Glenview Public Library. Learn about today's most common scams and steps to take if you have been a victim of identity theft. Presented by a representative from the Illinois attorney general's office. Register at bit.ly/GPL-identity.

Fired-Up February with Forza Meats: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Oil Lamp Theater, Glenview. Cook along with local business Forza Meats and their famed Chef Juan, to make mouth watering Carne Asada fajitas, Mexican rice, and refried beans from scratch. The class will be presented in a mixture of Spanish and English, with a recipe to follow along with. $45. For tickets, visit oillamptheater.org/calendar/fired-up-february.

Opera Lecture Series -- The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Glenview Public Library. Tales of intrigue, love, and death from the current Lyric Opera of Chicago season. Moderated by Opera Lovers Lecture Corps. Register at bit.ly/GPL-Opera.

Rhyme & Shine: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 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. Free; for information, glenviewpl.org.

Beginning Photo Editing: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Morton Grove Public Library. Learn how to use basic editing tools with Pixlr, a free online photo-editing tool. To register, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Cuddle Bugs: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Morton Grove Public Library. Bond with your baby and explore the health benefits and techniques of infant massage, stretching and aromatherapy with certified infant massage instructor Loredana Tomesello. Birth to 12 months. To register, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Great Horned Owl: Virtually at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Morton Grove Public Library. Based on an in-depth study of Great Horned Owls in Minnesota, this fun program uncovers the surprising and dramatic lives of owls, from evicting each other to stealing and killing partners. To register, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Mary Todd Lincoln with Debra Miller: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Niles-Maine District Library, Niles. Historical re-enactor Debra Miller draws inspiration from the letters of Mary Todd Lincoln to present a sympathetic and truthful portrait of the beloved First Lady. Register at nileslibrary.org.

2021 annual meeting & Awards Ceremony: Virtually at noon Thursday, Feb. 25, Northbrook Chamber of Commerce. The chamber's annual meeting and awards ceremony, will celebrate the best of the business community. The event will include the official installation of the chamber's 2021 board of directors and the presentation of the annual business awards. For information, northbrookchamber.org.

Food Science for the Win -- Simple Fried Rice: Virtually at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Skokie Public Library. Fried rice is a simple and flexible dish. Michelle will walk you through the basic steps of making fried rice. She will also explain the science behind it so you can make fried rice work for you regardless of what ingredients or equipment you have on hand. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Job Talk: Virtually at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Skokie Public Library. Get job-search tips and network with other jobseekers during this online networking group, hosted by library career specialists. Sign up for this event and receive the Zoom meeting link. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Storytime: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Skokie Public Library. Join Ms. Cathy for stories and fun. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Teen Library Council: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Skokie Public Library. Give your input on remote library services and events for teens. For grades 6-12. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Andertoons; Creative Cartooning: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Wilmette Public Library. Learn how to draw expressive cartoon faces, sketch bodies in motion, write jokes for cartoons, and use symbols to express ideas. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

STEAM Lab at Home; Fingerprints: Virtually at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Wilmette Public Library. No one has the same fingerprints. Let's examine their patterns. Bring your detective skills when you view this video tutorial by librarian Jennifer, using items around the house. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

All Ages Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 25, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles. All ages with parent/caregiver. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

Maker-at-Home Project Sharing Session: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. What projects have you completed at home? Did you use CreativeBug with your library card? Did you break out an old sewing machine to create masks? If you created it, learned to cook something new, or even are in the middle of a project, share it with the library. This sharing session can also be used as a brainstorming opportunity to ask questions and gain ideas for new projects for upcoming holiday or other celebrations. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 26

Library Livestream Fridays: Virtually at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 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, glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Mystery Book Group: Virtually at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Glencoe Public Library. Join for a discussion of "Nothing More Dangerous" by Allen Eskens. Discussion led by Ann Perks. For information, glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 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 at bit.ly/GPL-story.

Chair Yoga: Virtually at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Morton Grove Public Library. Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available. Led by certified yoga instructor Cher Walter. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. To register, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Connect, Transform, Act: Teens Take Action and Take Care: Virtually at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Skokie Public Library. Transform your energy into action while caring for yourself and your community. This weekly "brave space" features opportunities to learn about and discuss issues that affect you, investigate the roots of these problems, and work toward potential solutions. This program is in partnership with Response for Teens, a JCFS Chicago program. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Family Fun Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Skokie Public Library. Enjoy songs and stories with Ms. Caitlin. Registration closes at noon the day before storytime. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Family Game Night: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Skokie Public Library. This evening of laughs and interactive family games is for elementary age children and families. You will receive the Zoom link in your confirmation email. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Script Reading Happy Hour: 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood, Skokie. Enjoy exploring new or classic plays with theater staff. A creative fun Friday where in person, drinks and refreshments are for sale and if virtual, you can enjoy what you have on hand at home. Alcoholic refreshments only available to those age 21 and older. $5- $6. For information, skokieparks.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Wilmette Public Library. Stories, songs, and rhymes for the whole family. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

Early Literacy Activity Kits: Friday, Feb. 26, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. The library has got your early literacy needs covered. Register to pickup a kit filled with fun, age appropriate materials and activities geared at children aged 0-4. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 27

Quaranteen Game Night: Virtually at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 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 fun multiplayer games. For information, glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Bilingual Beginnings; Spanish Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Glenview Public Library. Stories, songs, and fun with the Language Academy of Park Ridge. Program presented virtually via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an invitation to join the webinar. Register at bit.ly/GPL-Spanish.

Virtual Maker Fest 2021: Virtually from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Niles-Maine District Library. Join for a virtual celebration of arts, crafts, engineering, technology, and the DIY movement. Maker Fest features curious and enthusiastic creators from the community, including hobbyists, crafters, local businesses, and other DIYers. Ready to start creating? Register at nileslibrary.org/maker-fest.

Diasporadic -- Growing up in a Multilingual Home: Virtually at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Skokie Public Library. Discuss the experiences and challenges of growing up with intersecting cultural backgrounds. Although there may be more visibility of marginalized groups these days, there is still a lack of complex representation of intersecting cultures. How does dominant media distort or align images of different immigrant communities? For information, skokielibrary.info.

Purim Shpiel: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27; 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, Skokie. Music, dance and a lot of laughs will mark the 2021 Purim Shpiel, "Megillahgan's Islands" presented by Ezra Habonim. For information, ehnt.org.

The Radio Play 'Disaster': Virtually at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27; 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 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, skokieparks.org.

Pub Trivia: Virtually at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Skokie Park District. Grab a drink and put your knowledge to the test in this Zoom Pub Trivia. Gather your team and test your mental acumen in a variety of subjects including pop culture, music, geography, science and more. Registration is per team. For information, skokieparks.org.

Weekend Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Skokie Public Library. Join Ms. Meleesa for songs and stories. Sign up for this event and receive the Zoom meeting link. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Winter Wonder Wagon: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Shawnee Park, 3730 Lee St., Skokie. Come join for some winter fun. The whole family will enjoy time outdoors with a variety of activities, including a fire to keep you warm. $10. For information, skokieparks.org

Dungeons & Dragons: Virtually at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Wilmette Public Library. Experienced and new players alike, will be playing (virtual) Dungeons and Dragons 5E! Go on adventures with an intrepid crew of heroes. Intended for grades seven-12. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

'Macbeth and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605': Virtually at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Wilmette Public Library. Join The Shakespeare Project of Chicago in exploring the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and it's part in Shakespeare's Macbeth. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

Astrology 101 with Jez Layman: Virtually at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Learn the fundamentals of astrology and shake your fists at the stars with presenter Jez Layman. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

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Saturday Morning Dance Party: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Put on your dancing shoes for a morning children's concert from Mr. Jon & Friends. You'll laugh, you'll wiggle, you'll dance your way into Saturday. All ages with parent/caregiver. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

Vegetable Gardening for Kids and Families: Virtually at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. In this virtual lecture, residents Caroline and Connie Gillum will walk you through how to start your own vegetable garden from seeds and showcase their recent successes with pandemic gardening. For families. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

Feb. 28

Double Trouble -- Bach, Vivaldi, & More: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. The Music of the Baroque Orchestra bands together for a lively and driving program of Baroque instrumental works. Co-directors Katheen Brauer and Kevin Case team up for Bach and Vivaldi's thrilling concertos for two violins and orchestra. Inventive and inspiring grand concertos for orchestra by Corelli and his admirer Handel completes this intimate and energetic evening. $25 per household. For information, baroque.org/Seasons/2020-2021/double-trouble.

Exploring Spices -- Peruvian Chile Lime: Virtually at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Morton Grove Public Library. Explore spices from around the world in this flavorful monthly program. Pick up the spice of the month and then discover the taste by making any dish you choose. At the end of the month meet over Zoom to share results and experiences. February's spice: Peruvian Chile Lime. To register, visit mgpl.org/events.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Craft and Give Back!: 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join us and work on fun projects to help local charitable causes. Learn about each charity organization and then create items to donate. All registrants may pickup a craft supply kit with instructions from the Winnetka Library one week before the program. For families. Registration required. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

March 1

Family Storytime: Virtually at 4 p.m. Monday, March 1, Glenview Public Library. Join us for a weekly live storytime with Youth Services librarians. All ages with parent/caregiver. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Register at bit.ly/GPL-story.

Fireside Chat with Dr. Eve L. Ewing: Virtually at 4 p.m. Monday, March 1, Glenview Public Library. Celebrate World Social Justice Day with Dr. Eve L. Ewing, award-winning author and assistant professor of sociology at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Ewing's research focuses on racism, social inequality, urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people. The conversation will be moderated by reporter and author Natalie Moore, Chicago WBEZ. Register at bit.ly/GPL-FiresideChat.

Making It! Discussion Group: Virtually at 6 p.m. Monday, March 1, Glenview Public Library. Join like-minded creatives virtually to share knowledge and advice about making. Discuss and share your latest projects, ideas, designs and failures with your creative community. Register at bit.ly/GPL-make-march.

Page Turners Book Discussion: Virtually at 1 p.m. Monday, March 1, Glenview Public Library. Indulge your passion for literature with the Monday Afternoon Page Turners. March's discussion title will be "Searching for Sylvie Lee" by Jean Kwok. Register at bit.ly/GPL-pageturners.

Tai Chi: Virtually at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 1, Morton Grove Public Library. Learn Tai Chi from Erica Bough, a certified Tai Chi instructor, as she demonstrates Shibashi body movements, breathing exercises and meditation to help restore balance, flexibility and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes. Register at mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

Creating Writing Workshop: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, March 1, Niles-Maine District Library. In this 20-30-somethings workshop, use this time to learn the key elements of storytelling while workshopping your own creative writing. No experience necessary; all writing levels are welcome. Register at nileslibrary.org.

Lego Club: Virtually at 3 p.m. Monday, March 1, Niles-Maine District Library. For kindergarteners with caregiver through grade two. Use your own Legos to build a masterpiece while watching and chatting with other home Lego builders, then share your creations on Zoom! Register at nileslibrary.org.

Active Adults Staying Connected and Healthy: Virtually at noon Monday, March 1, Skokie Public Library. This three-part series includes strategies for staying healthy and connected with others in the community during this challenging and isolating time. Discuss topics driven by your interests, such as diet and exercise, the COVID-19 vaccine, and mental and emotional health. You will have the opportunity to share experiences and learn about community resources. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Face-to-Face Time: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 1, 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 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, skokielibrary.info.

Fireside Chat with Eve L. Ewing: Virtually at 6 p.m. Monday, March 1, Skokie Public Library. Celebrate the spirit of World Social Justice Day with Eve L. Ewing as she shares perspectives on her work and the world in 2021. Award-winning author and assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, Ewing is a sociologist of education. Her research focuses on racism, social inequality, and urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Zine-Making Workshop: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 1, Skokie Public Library. Zines are a fun way to document and share stories about anything that interests you. Express yourself and "get your zine on" in this four-week series. Learn about the analog and digital formats for zines and how to draft and develop content for your own eight-page zine. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Fireside Chat with Dr. Eve L. Ewing: Virtually at 6 p.m. Monday, March 1, Wilmette Public Library. Join and celebrate the spirit of World Social Justice Day with Dr. Eve L. Ewing as she shares perspectives on her work and the world in 2021. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

Rhymetime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 1, Wilmette Public Library. Fast-paced stories, rhymes, and songs for active toddlers. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

March 2

Gallery Talk with Sandy Sheagren: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, Glenview Public Library. Join artist Sandy Sheagren as she discusses the process and inspiration behind the works in her library exhibition "Movement & Flow." Register at bit.ly/GPL-gallerytalk.

Read It, Make It: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, Glenview Public Library. For ages 3-6 w/adult. Listen to a favorite children's book and then make a craft inspired by the story. Kit Pickup begins one week before program date. Email a photo of your finished creation to ysdepartment@glenviewpl.org. Register at bit.ly/GPL-readmake-march.

Virtual Meditation for Optimal Well-being: Virtually at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, Niles-Maine District Library. Bruce Faithwick will present simple meditation techniques that will reduce stress, enhance relaxation and promote inner growth. Register at nileslibrary.org.

Hearing Aids and the Pandemic: Virtually at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook. This virtual seminar is co-hosted by North Suburban YMCA and Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language and Learning. Audiology Doctoral Students and Dr. Elizabeth T. Meyer will share useful information to enhance hearing aid performance for hearing aid users. Free; for information, nsymca.org.

JLI Virtual Class -- Journey Of The Soul: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, 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. For information, chabadnorthbrook.com/JLI.

Library Dance Party: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, Skokie Public Library. Dance to a few of your favorite hits with Ms. Cathy. Sign up for this event and receive the Zoom meeting link. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Babytime: Virtually at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, Wilmette Public Library. A bonding experience for caregivers and babies, with songs, cuddles, and bounces. Have a scarf and shaker toy ready. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

Big Kid Storytime: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, Wilmette Public Library. Stories, songs, and dramatic play for bigger kids. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Why We Need Responsible Local News: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, Wilmette Public Library. Join us for a conversation with the founder(s) of The Record North Shore, a nonprofit news outlet from former editors of The Wilmette Beacon. For information, wilmettelibrary.info.

Interactive Writing Workshop with Keir Graff: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join local author Keir Graff for an interactive writing workshop for kids aged 9-13. Entitled "How To Write A Book Backward," Keir's presentation is based on his latest release "Tiny Mansion." For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

Young Writers Club: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Pick up a journal from the Youth Services Desk at Winnetka after you register, then join on Zoom to craft your own unique stories. The zoom link for the program will be emailed out at 9 a.m. the day of the program. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

March 3

Being Lake Michigan's Neighbor: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, Glenview Public Library. Be a good neighbor to Lake Michigan and learn about how climate change affects the lake, the impact of water levels, local resource risks and why water management matters. Expert Cameron Davis, Obama Great Lakes czar and Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, discusses critical topics regarding Lake Michigan. Register at bit.ly/GPL-lakemichigan.

SAT Writing and Language: Virtually at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, Glenview Public Library. A professional tutor from College Nannies + Tutors of Glenview provides high school students with writing and language questions, strategies, and a review of grammar skills. An informative, collaborative session that engages students via voice, comments and Google Docs. Notes provided at the end of the session to use in further studies for the SAT. Register at bit.ly/GPL-SAT.

Read With Me: Virtually at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 3, Niles-Maine District Library. For ages 18-36 months with caregiver. Once registered, attendees will schedule a time to pick up a free copy of a board book that we will all read together at this virtual storytime. Register at nmdl.libnet.info/event/4753246.

ESL Cafe: Online Event: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, Skokie Public Library. Tutors from the Niles Township Schools' ELL Parent Center help with conversations and answer questions. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Friend Squad: Virtually at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, Skokie Public Library. Play a game and catch up with friends in this social group for young people of all abilities, ages 11-16. For information, email the team at teenteam@skokielibrary.info. or visit skokielibrary.info.

Preschool Puppet Playtime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 3, Skokie Public Library. Ms. Mandy and her puppet friends (including Tiny and Schmoranges) pretend and imagine together and with you. Children are invited to bring their own puppets, dolls, and toys to this interactive event for ages 2-5. For information, skokielibrary.info.

Executive Board Meeting: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 3, Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce Office, 841 Spruce St., Winnetka. Executive board meeting. For information, winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com.

Introduction to Zoom and Videoconferencing: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Zoom allows you to communicate via video call, either with friends and family, or to attend an event or meeting. Using Zoom, you can watch an instructor, a demonstration screen, or a PowerPoint presentation or video. This first class will teach you how to use Zoom and few competitive products such as FaceTime and Skype. You will have to register in advance with your email address so we can tell you how to access this first class and the subsequent classes. This is an online course hosted on the ZOOM app. For information, winnetkalibrary.org.

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