MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Jan. 20-26

  • Enjoy an afternoon of Bach To Rock student music at Bachapalooza Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Glenview Park Center.

    Enjoy an afternoon of Bach To Rock student music at Bachapalooza Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Glenview Park Center. Courtesy of Bach to Rock

  • Join GlenViewings for an audience-led discussion about the movie "In The Heights" Friday, Jan. 21, at the Glenview Public Library.

    Join GlenViewings for an audience-led discussion about the movie "In The Heights" Friday, Jan. 21, at the Glenview Public Library. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

  • Tune in to the Northbrook State of the Village Address presented by Village President Kathryn Ciesla Wednesday, Jan. 26.

      Tune in to the Northbrook State of the Village Address presented by Village President Kathryn Ciesla Wednesday, Jan. 26. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 1/20/2022 8:19 AM

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Ongoing

 

Holiday recycling in Glenview: Trees and other greenery through Jan. 31 at designated collection points:

• Glenview Public Works, 2498 E. Lake Avenue

• Johns Park, 2101 Central Road

• Flick Park, 3600 Glenview Road

• Cunliff Park, 540 Echo Lane

• Cole Park, 1031 Kenilworth Avenue

• Willow Park, 2600 Greenwood Avenue

• Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Boulevard

Residents in single-family homes or multifamily properties that have opted into the Village's refuse and recycling program can put trees, wreaths and garlands out with the regular garbage during January. Groot will collect them at no additional charge. All ornaments, lights and tinsel should be removed; trees must not be in a plastic disposal bag. Multifamily dwellings that are not part of the Village's waste contract should refer to their management companies for the appropriate method of disposal. Holiday lights can also be dropped off for recycling through Feb. 28 outside the Public Works Service Center in the marked receptacle. Visit glenview.il.us.

Actor's Training Center's 15th Anniversary: Actor's Training Center, 1159 Wilmette Ave., Suite 8, Wilmette. Actor's Training Center of Wilmette, continues its 15th Anniversary this fall and winter with its College Audition Clinic; Fall Musical Theatre Intensive: Little Women; and Arts in Action: Ensemble events and performances. actorstrainingcenter.org.

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"Home -- Artists from Skokie": 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sundays, through Jan. 30, at Devonshire Cultural Arts Center, 4400 Greenwood, Skokie. Anatomically Correct Arts celebrates its 30th year of arts programming with an exhibit of paintings, sculpture and mixed media artworks by artists from Skokie. Exhibiting Skokie artists include Susan Baim, Bluma Herman, Pauline Kochanski, Boruch Lev, Misha Livshultz, Jacqueline Moses, Leonid Osseny, Sonya Osseny, Naomi Pollak, Pamela Sloan, Sharon Swidler and Vassi Vasevski. Admission is free. This exhibition is in collaboration with the Skokie Park District and supported by the Illinois Arts Council Agency. anatomicallycorrect.org or (847) 410-5873.

"Fireflies": Runs through Feb. 20, at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. The Civil Rights Movement has ignited the South, and the charismatic Rev. Charles Grace needs a new speech to galvanize the people. But it is Olivia, his pregnant wife, who writes those fiery speeches, and her tolerance for playing the supporting role to her husband is wearing thin. As the growing weight of secrets threatens her marriage, and a nation's hatred threatens her child's future, Olivia must rediscover the place that love has in her world. northlight.org/events/fireflies/ or (847) 673-6300.

Jan. 20

Babytime: Virtually at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, Wilmette Public Library. A bonding experience for caregivers and babies, with songs, cuddles, and bounces. Have a scarf and shaker toy ready. wilmettelibrary.info.

Book Chat: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 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. Registered patrons will receive a call the day before the program with the meeting ID and password for joining the event. mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Family Storytime: 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing, and stories for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Jan. 20, at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-served basis. (847) 446-7220 or winnetkalibrary.org.

Armchair Travels: Virtually at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, Wilmette Public Library. Join travel pro Nancy McCully in a tour of beautiful Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. wilmettelibrary.info.

Classic Film Discussions -- The 70s: Virtually at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, Glencoe Public Library. The 1970s were a time of questioning all our institutions and a time of seeking our identity -- as a country and as individuals. Nowhere was the decade's spirit more evident than in the cinema. Hollywood responded to the turbulent times with anti-heroes and strong women; conspiracy thrillers and vigilante films; and indies and personal filmmaking. Francine J. Sanders, film scholar and writer, leads a discussions of "The Conversation," directed by Francis Ford Coppola, 1974. A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murdered. With Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Cindy Williams, Frederic Forrest, Harrison Ford, Teri Garr, and Robert Duvall. glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Folk & Fairy Tales Storytime: 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove. An entertaining storytime focused on a traditional folk or fairy tale, then all mixed up with silly, exciting, or wacky versions of the tale. Pre-K to grade two with a parent/caregiver. mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

The Next Chapter -- Fiction Book Club: Hybrid at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. This event will take place on Zoom and in person. Explore all that popular fiction has to offer. Meet characters both saintly and shady; visit places ordinary and otherworldly; and bring books to life through colorful conversation. This month's selection: "Miss Benson's Beetle" by Rachel Joyce. winnetkalibrary.org.

Teen After-School Space: 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join weekdays after school in the Winnetka Community Room for a space just for students in grades 7 and up. winnetkalibrary.org.

Big Kid Storytime: Virtually at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, Wilmette Public Library. Stories, songs, and dramatic play for bigger kids. (847) 256-5025 or wilmettelibrary.info.

Dungeons & Dragons: 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. A darkness spreads through Ravenloft causing its people to suffer. Join with other brave adventurers to fight back the evil and complete quests. Rise through the Guild ranks to obtain great power and treasure. winnetkalibrary.org.

Learn to Use the Vinyl Cutter: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn how to use the vinyl cutter to create your own stickers, papercrafts, and heat-press vinyl. winnetkalibrary.org or (847) 446-7220.

New Year, New Love: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. You can find love in 2022. The pandemic has caused many singles to realize that finding a special person to share their life is a priority. If you want to find true love in 2022, this is one of the best times to meet the right person because many more singles than ever before are looking for a fulfilling long-term relationship. In this workshop, you will: Learn the most common stumbling blocks that can prevent you from finding the right person; the four essential steps to overcome these blocks, without wasting valuable time or settling for the wrong person; complete an exercise to uncover what determines who you'll find in your search for love; begin creating a road map that will lead you to the best matches for you. winnetkalibrary.org or (847) 446-7220.

Chess Academy: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 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 one-eight. mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

TED Circles: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, Glenview Public Library. Engage in thought provoking conversations concerning social issues and current events. This group comes together virtually to watch and discuss a TED Talk on a different topic each month. Share big ideas, connect and consider each other's perspectives. No preparation necessary. glenviewpl.org.

Virtual Alliance Française du North Shore Café Conversation Soir: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. Join online for relaxed French conversation, facilitated by native or fluent speakers. Listening in French is encouraged; all levels are welcome. For the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore or write to info@AFnorthshore.org. (847) 858-1274 or AFnorthshore.org.

Open House: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, Christian Heritage Academy, Northfield. Looking for a Christian, in-person education for your children? Come explore Christian Heritage Academy in Northfield. Register for an upcoming virtual open house or schedule a personal tour. (847) 446-5252 or christianheritage.org.

Jan. 21

JCC Film Fest: The second weekend of the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival virtual Social Justice Film Series runs 12:01 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22. See five highly compelling films, all with a live Q&A. This series focuses on antisemitism, human rights, and disability; it aims to explore, educate, inform and ignite important conversations. For details, visit jccfilmfest.jccchicago.org/social-justice-film-series/.

Celebrate Shabbat: Virtually from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21. Weekends with the J are back. Join JCC Chicago Early Childhood for a virtual Shabbat celebration. Families will receive a Shabbat kit with a challah, candles, grape juice and more, plus some delicious kosher cookies. Kits are $10 per family and can be picked up from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at Beth Emet Synagogue in Evanston.

Chair Yoga: Virtually at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join instructor Isabel Raci for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch, breathe, gain flexibility and strengthen the body in an accessible way with seated poses. Perfect for beginners; students will leave class feeling relaxed and grounded. winnetkalibrary.org.

Yoga Storytime: 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. For children ages 3-5 with an adult. Learn fun yoga poses with music and a story. Register for only one session per month. glenviewpl.org.

GlenViewings -- "In The Heights": 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Adapted from the stage musical, this jubilant film fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda's kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu's lively direction. Bodega owner Usnavi saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes and dreams and sings about a better life. Audience-led discussion to follow screening. Drop in. glenviewpl.org.

Dungeons & Dragons: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, Wilmette Public Library. Welcoming experienced and new players alike, play Dungeons and Dragons 5E. Go on adventures with an intrepid crew of heroes. For grades seven-12. wilmettelibrary.info.

Jan. 22

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop off 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Ever wonder what happens when the library is closed? Drop off your favorite stuffed toy at the Youth Services Desk on Saturday, and return Sunday afternoon for a slideshow of their late-night shenanigans. This sleepover is for stuffed animals, no children will be allowed to spend the night in the library. We recommend you bring a backup stuffed animal friend in case leaving your favorite is too scary. (847) 446-7220 or winnetkalibrary.org.

Learn & Play Bridge: 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn to play or improve your duplicate bridge game with expert player Ivan Figueredo. He will provide a lesson and supervise games. Bring your own bidding box or use the library's. winnetkalibrary.org.

Make Your Own Family Board Game: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Grades one-six with adult. Bring the whole family to create a board game that is as fun and unique as you are. Registration required. glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Cartooning for Kids: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join Samantha from Blue Rose Art Studio for a fun cartooning class. You will be drawing using basic supplies provided -- paper, pencil, sharpie and markers. Ages 9-13. (847) 446-7220 or winnetkalibrary.org.

Introduction to Social Square Dance: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. The Glenview Squares invite you to spend the afternoon exploring the basics of square dancing while having fun and meeting new friends. No experience needed. Come solo or with a partner. Co-sponsored by the Glenview Park District. Registration required. glenviewpl.org.

Bachapalooza: 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Glenview Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., Glenview, in the Lakeview Room. Come and enjoy an afternoon of music performed by students enrolled in Bach To Rock's rock bands and private music lessons. (224) 904-3190 or northbrook.b2rmusic.com.

Cosmic Skating: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Northbrook Sports Center, 1730 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook. All ages are invited to enjoy an evening of skating with DJ music, games and activities. $7 per person; $3 skate rental. nbparks.org.

Jan. 23

Parent Survival Guide -- Yoga: Virtually, 9 to 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 23. Free. Get strong, get centered, get what you need! Join 'Z' Frank Apachi Director Stacey Skolnick for a virtual 45-minute Vinyasa Flow yoga class. We welcome yogis of all levels to stretch, strengthen their muscles and relax. Stacey Skolnick has been practicing yoga for 25 years and teaching for 10. She received her certification through Yogaview in Chicago. Info: Rachel Schwartz (847) 901-0624. Visit jccchicago.org.

Parent Survival Guide -- Grand Artists: Virtually, 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23. Join us for a multi-generational virtual art project. Whether you live near or far, come together to learn about Jewish artists while creating a unique and tangible family memory. This program is geared toward grand-friends and grand children ages 5 years and older. Led by Bari Fleischer, local artist and chair of Graphic Arts and Design at the Blitstein Institute. Free. Info: Rachel Schwartz (847) 901-0624. Visit jccchicago.org.

Paul Simon -- The Solo Years: Virtually at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Simon & Garfunkel were the most successful musical duo of the 1960s, but called it quits in 1970. From the breakup until his retirement in 2018, Paul Simon continued to produce music that was both popular and thought provoking. Using audio visual content, trace Paul's post-Simon & Garfunkel career from his early solo hits "Mother and Child Reunion," Kodachrome" and "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" to his Grammy-winning "Still Crazy After All These Years" to the worldwide smash "Graceland" and beyond. Come and celebrate Paul's unique ability to write solo music of consequence for over 50 years. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois Webinar: Virtually at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23. "Navigating Your Jewish DNA Results" will be the title of a virtual presentation by genealogist Adina Newman for January meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. Register/RSVP to receive the Zoom link at https://jgsi.org/Eventscalendar. Topics will include ethnicity estimates, tools to understand and locate DNA matches, nuances found at each testing company, and strategies to tackle endogamy. For information, (312) 666-0100 or jgsi.org.

Dishwasher Dreams: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, at Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. Irreverently performed by Alaudin Ullah, with live accompaniment by tabla percussionist Avirodh Sharma, direction by the nationally acclaimed Chay Yew (formerly of Victory Gardens Theater), and in association with Hartford Stage, this exhilarating tour-de-force will have you empathizing with, while simultaneously laughing over, Alaudin's experiences of immigration, the Yankees and the complex nature of the American dream. For information, www.writerstheatre.org.

Jan. 24

Move it Monday: Virtually, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24. Join us for a class focusing on strength and balance. Recommended exercise equipment includes a sturdy chair, weights (soup cans or water bottles work), resistance bands (a hand towel or necktie is fine), and a water bottle to stay hydrated. Free. Info: Hillary Wenk (224) 406-9257 or jccchicago.org.

Family Storytime: 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing and stories for children ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Jan. 24, on a first-come, first-serve basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Teen After-School Space: 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join weekdays after school in the Winnetka Community Room for a space just for students in grades 7 and up. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Intro to Vinyl Cutting: Virtually at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, Glenview Public Library. Learn how to find and make images and fonts and turn them into your first vinyl cutting project. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Winter Card Making for Adults: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, Wilmette Public Library. Join Karina Guico for a virtual class to make winter cards. Register for your kit starting Jan. 7 and join for a class on Zoom. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, Glenview Public Library. Join fellow fans of the science fiction/fantasy genre in a monthly discussion. January's book is "Project Hail Mary" by Andy Weir. Discussion will be held virtually via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an invitation to join the webinar. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Binga -- The Rise & Fall of Chicago's First Black Banker: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, Northbrook Public Library. Retired Sun-Times editor Don Hayner recounts the gripping story of Jesse Binga, Chicago's first black banker, who rose from poverty to wealth and influence in Chicago's Black Belt (now Bronzeville) before facing a vicious backlash. For information, (847) 272-6224 or visit.northbrook.info.

Who Was Typhoid Mary?: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join historian Leslie Goddard as she discusses the infamous Typhoid Mary, an Irish immigrant cook, who infected dozens of New Yorkers with typhoid fever between 1900 and 1907. Tracked down through detective work, she was finally taken into custody and quarantined on an island off Manhattan, where she died decades later. This fascinating lecture tells the remarkable story of the woman who is remembered as the first "healthy" carrier of a deadly virus. Register at (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Alliance Française du North Shore Apéro Conversation: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24. Join online for relaxed French conversation, facilitated by native or fluent speakers. Listening in French is encouraged; all levels are welcome. Pour yourself a glass of wine or other beverage, gather some snacks and settle in at home for this online conversation group. For the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore or write to info@AFnorthshore.org. For information, (847) 858-1274 or www.AFnorthshore.org.

Jan. 25

Judaism and Social Justice: Virtually, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25. What makes a righteous person in Jewish tradition? Join CJE's Religious Life Coordinator Jenn Hipps as we examine Jewish texts and the concept of tzedek (justice). We'll also connect the words of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other modern social justice leaders to Jewish tradition. Justice is a necessary piece of tikkun olam, repairing the world, and we all have the power to act. No Hebrew or biblical knowledge required. All are welcome. Free. Info: Hillary Wenk (224) 406-9257 or jccchicago.org.

Apachi Day Camp Webinar -- Northwest Suburbs: Virtually, 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25. Learn about camp and get all your questions answered from the comfort of your own home. Free; registration required. Info: Jamee Smith (847) 726-0800 or jccchicago.org.

Igniting Business Growth: Virtually at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, Wilmette Public Library. Free mentorship, consulting, and resources for entrepreneurs. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for an energetic and interactive storytime, complete with stories, songs, and more that are perfect for preschoolers, ages 3-5. Tickets will be available Jan. 25, on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be retrieved at the Youth Services Desk. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

TV's Greatest Game Shows: Virtually at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, Morton Grove Public Library. Take a trip down memory lane with historian Tim Wilsey and explore television's greatest game shows and what made them so popular. For information, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Toddler Time: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for singing, dancing and stories for your toddler. Ages 18 months-3-years-old with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Jan. 25, on a first-come, first-serve basis. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, Glenview Public Library. Join for a weekly live storytime with Youth Services librarians. Program presented virtually via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an invitation to join the webinar. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Communicating With Your Healthcare Providers: Virtually at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, North Suburban YMCA. Jackie Melinger and Lisa Lipton of My Personal Bookkeeper will discuss how clear and honest communication between you and your physician or health care team can help you both make informed choices. Free and open to the public. To register, visit https://www.nsymca.org/yes-speaker-schedule. For information, contact Pam Racansky at NSYMCAinfo@nsymca.org; (847) 272-7250 or www.nsymca.org.

Lunch Networking Event with Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Avli Winnetka, 566 Chestnut St., Winnetka. Enjoy some lunchtime networking with members from the Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce. $20- $25. For information, www.winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com.

Teen After-School Space: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join weekdays after school in the Winnetka Community Room for a space just for students in grades 7 and up. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Manga Book Club: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Which is better reading the manga or watching the anime? Discuss which version of a story does it better. Each club meeting is a different series. On Jan. 25, discuss "Demon Slayer!" For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Author visit: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, The Book Stall, Winnetka. The Book Stall hosts an online program with author Fern Schumer Chapman, discussing her new book, "Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation." She'll be in conversation with book group leader Judy Levin. This virtual program is free and open to the public. For information, (847) 446-8880 or www.crowdcast.io.

Chicago -- A City Above All: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, Wilmette Public Library. Join to hear about photography in the Windy City with Barry Butler, a self-taught photographer who has mastered capturing images in this great city. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Armchair Tour of the Solar System: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Explore our solar system without stepping foot outside Showcasing some of the latest NASA spacecraft images of the sun, planets, asteroids, comets and everything in between. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Mystery Group: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, Glencoe Public Library. Ann Perks will lead a discussion of "The Chain" by Adrian McKinty. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Jan. 26

Tots Dealing with Big Feelings: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove. Learn how to manage feelings through stories, songs and activities and leave this storytime with strategies to handle overwhelming emotions. This session's theme: "Understanding Personal Space and Consent." Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver. For information, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Bright Beginnings: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for songs and stories for your baby, ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Jan. 26, on a first-come, first-serve basis. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Toddler Time: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for singing, dancing and stories for your toddler, ages 18 months-3-years-old with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Jan. 26, on a first-come, first-serve basis. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

LWV of Wilmette and WPL Book Group: Virtually at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, Wilmette Public Library. This month, discuss "Refugee High: Coming of Age in America" by Elly Fishman. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Northbrook State of the Village Address: Virtually at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, Northbrook Chamber of Commerce. Learn about important issues facing the Northbrook community when village President Kathryn Ciesla delivers the 2021 annual State of Village Address. This special event, hosted via Zoom by the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce, brings together village leadership, the business community and residents for an overview of challenges, accomplishments, and goals for the coming year. Ciesla's presentation will provide an overview of key community updates and a summary of the village's goals for 2022. To RSVP and receive a link to the presentation, visit NorthbrookChamber.org or call (847) 498-5555.

BookIt! Nonfiction Book Discussion: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Are you a fan of nonfiction? Do you like biography, memoirs, true crime, political analysis, history, business, self-help, and travel or just enjoy nonfiction that reads like a novel? Explore intriguing nonfiction selections with lively group discussion. January's discussion title will be "How to do Nothing" by Jenny Odell. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

iPhone/iPad Series -- Learn Email Tips & Tricks: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Learn how to compose and organize your emails more efficiently and professionally. Look at some of the helpful but lesser-known features embedded in the Mail app. This is an online course hosted on Zoom. A link to the discussion will be sent out the day of the program. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Teen After-School Space: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join weekdays after school in the Winnetka Community Room for a space just for students in grades 7 and up. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

STEAM Lab -- Paper Circuits: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. . Let's make paper circuits using batteries and lights. You will make and decorate a light-up card. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Craft Hour for Adults and Teens: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Free. Drop in the Innovation Center for craft hour to explore creative techniques in each session. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Tenant's Know Your Rights: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, Wilmette Public Library. Join the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic to learn your rights as a tenant in Cook County, including info about the new Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance (RTLO). A Q&A with an attorney will follow. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Small Business Mentoring with SCORE: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. SCORE North Cook and Lake counties provides mentoring to local small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Current and potential entrepreneurs can benefit from the experience of retired volunteer executives to develop business plans and grow businesses. Register for a one-hour appointment at the Winnetka Library by contacting SCORE volunteer Rick Rubenstein at rick.rubenstein@scorevolunteer.org. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Graphic Novel Book Club: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Love graphic novels? Discuss this month's selection, "New Kid," by Jerry Craft, and make your own comic book art. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Excel Charts & Graphs: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Glenview Public Library. Add visual interest and tell stories by displaying numbers and data sets in chart or graph formats. Basic Excel skills required. Program presented virtually via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an invitation to join the webinar. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Leslie Goddard as Louise May Alcott: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Meet Louisa May Alcott, the beloved author whose children's books made her one of America's most famous writers. Leslie Goddard returns to the library to portray Alcott in a program that draws from Alcott's own diaries, books, and letters to bring the passionate, humorous and progressive author to life. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Back Pain and Disorders: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, North Suburban YMCA. Dr. Steven J. Fineberg of Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (will talk about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for back pain. Free and open to the public. Register for this virtual program at www.ibji.com/virtual-events. For information contact Pam Racansky at NSYMCAinfo@nsymca.org; (847) 272-7250 or www.nsymca.org.

Cutting the Cable Cord: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Morton Grove Public Library. Michael Gershbein of Very Smart People discusses various options available for people who are interested in cutting the cable cord, including Amazon, Netflix, Roku and Apple TV. For information, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

An Evening with Silvia Moreno-Garcia: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, Morton Grove Public Library. Free. Bestselling author Silvia Moreno-Garcia discusses her newest book, "Velvet Was the Night," and her genre-defying mashups of cultural noir and Lovecraftian horror. For more information, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220. This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration between public libraries offering high-quality events.

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