February 28, 2021

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Glenview and Northbrook: Mark your calendar

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Jan. 27

BookIt! Nonfiction Book Discussion: Virtually at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Glenview Public Library. 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 “I Contain Multitudes” by Ed Yong. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-Bookit

GlenVIEWINGS Film Discussion: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Glenview Public Library. Discuss the film “The Guardians” (French/138mins/R/2017). Directed by Xavier Beauvois, this film chronicles the hard work of the women who’ve been left behind to manage the family farm while their husbands, brothers, and sons are off fighting in the Great War. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GVS-Guardians

World Hijab Day: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Glenview Public Library. Learn about the history and importance of the Hijab and the achievements of Muslim women in honor of World Hijab Day on Feb. 1. View a demonstration of how to wear the Hijab followed by Q&A with a panel of Muslim community members. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-Hijab.

Genealogy 101: Virtually at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Wilmette Public Library. Get started on your family history journey with librarian EvaAnne Johnson. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.


        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Lego Build Together: Virtually at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Wilmette Public Library. Let’s build together. Each month, try a new building challenge. You’ll construct it during the program, and then share your final creations. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

LWV of Wilmette and WPL Book Group: Virtually at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Wilmette Public Library. Discussion of “Rising Out of Hatred” by Eli Saslow. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Book Group: Virtually at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, The Book Stall, Winnetka. Book Group leader Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of the acclaimed novel, “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett. Space for this virtual book group is limited. Register by emailing [email protected] This event is free. In lieu of an admission fee, consider making a donation to The Book Industry Charitable Foundation, which helps support booksellers in need.

Bright Beginnings: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Listen to stories and songs with your baby to help their love of language grow. Intended for ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Your Library at Home: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Use the library’s new apps to discover your next book or find a virtual class to attend. Instantly check out digital books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, graphic novels, and more, all from the comfort of your home. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Jan. 28

Page Turners: Virtually from 4:15-5:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Glencoe Public Library. Grades 4-6 can join Ms. Litchman as she leads a discussion on Zoom for “Fish in a Tree” by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Must register for the discussion. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Can’t-Put-It-Down Nonfiction Discussion: Virtually at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 28, Glencoe Public Library. Join for a discussion of Richard Russo’s “Elsewhere.” Discussion led by Judy Levin. Registration is required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Google Docs: Virtually at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Glenview Public Library. Dig deeper into Google Drive and learn how to create and share text-based documents online. Gmail account required. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-docs. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Opera Lecture Series; ‘The Elixir of Love’ by Donizetti: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Glenview Public Library. Tales of intrigue, love, and death from the current Lyric Opera of Chicago season. Moderated by Opera Lovers Lecture Corps. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-opera2. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Rhyme & Shine: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 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.

Family Engineering Night: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Morton Grove Public Library. At Family Engineering Night, create awesome inventions in response to everyday problems. Your challenge is to build first, and then meet online for a show-and-tell session to share your team’s results. January’s task: Build a device that makes cold weather more fun. Zoom. To register for this event, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Navigating the Job Search; Resumes & Marketing Material: Virtually at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Morton Grove Public Library. Join career professionals Jerry Donahue and Joan Neumahr to learn the best ways to market yourself during the pandemic. Learn techniques to create an optimal resume, LinkedIn profile, cover letters, and more. Register via the Skokie Public Library calendar. For information, mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

Trivia Night: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Niles-Maine District Library. Join Trivia Master Carlos for Trivia Night. Show off your knowledge of all things to friends and strangers alike. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

Neck, Back & Spine Pain: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook. Illinois Bone and Joint Institute’s Dr. Mark Mikhael will explain common conditions affecting the neck, back and spine and options available to treat them. Free and open to the public. Register at www.ibji.com/virtual-events.

Podcast Brunch Club: Virtually at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Northbrook Public Library. Love podcasts? The library provides a curated list of episodes around a different topic for each meeting. Share recommendations and talk all things podcast. Listening to the episodes is not required to attend. Advance registration is required at https://visit.northbrook.info/event/4639119.

Food Science for the Win — Hearty Stew: Virtually at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Skokie Public Library. Stews are easy to prepare and enjoy the same day or when planning meals in advance. Learn a basic stew recipe and explore options to make each meal unique, with tips on how to braise and stew meats and vegetables. No special equipment is needed. Learn the science behind cooking. For information and to register, https://skokielibrary.info.

Storytime: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Skokie Public Library. Join Ms. Cathy for stories and fun in this storytime. Online Event. Sign up for this event and receive the Zoom meeting link. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Teen Library Council: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Skokie Public Library. Give your input on remote library services and events for teens. For grades six-12. Sign up for this event and receive the Zoom meeting link. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Tipsy Paint Workshop: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Oakton Community Center, 4701 Oakton St., Skokie. Ages 55 and older can channel their inner Picasso with an art instructor from Tipsy Pain. You will learn to paint a piece in a fun environment. Canvas, instruction, paint supplies, and snacks are all included in the price. This is a BYOB event, so bring your own wine or beer to sip.

$48- $60. For information, www.skokieparks.org.

Fandom Trivia: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Wilmette Public Library. Season 2 of “The Mandalorian” has aired on Disney+, so now is the perfect time for Kahoot trivia about the Mandalorian and his adopted magical baby, Grogu. Play alone or as a group. For information, http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4797648.

Navigating the Job Search: Virtually at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Wilmette Public Library. Learn the best ways to market yourself during the pandemic. For information, http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4792864.

Next Level Strategic Connections: Virtually at noon Thursday, Jan. 28, Wilmette Chamber of Commerce. Are you ready to take your virtual networking to the next level? New virtual networking program gives you the ability to connect one on one using an algorithm that takes the guess work out of who you should be connecting with. $18-$28. For details and to register visit wilmettekenilworth.com.

STEAM Lab at Home: Virtually at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Wilmette Public Library. Join Librarian Jennifer for this month’s tutorial of projects you can do at home with items around the house. This month, turn recyclables into an optical device that projects images on a surface. For information, http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4745444.

All Ages Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles. All ages with parent/caregiver. For information, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7144990.

Jan. 29

Library Livestream Fridays: Virtually at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 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.

Mystery Book Group: Virtually at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, Glencoe Public Library. Join for a discussion of Robert Galbraith’s “The Cuckoo’s Calling.” Discussion led by Ann Perks. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 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. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Connect, Transform, Act; Teens Take Action and Take Care: Virtually at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 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. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Family Fun Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, Skokie Public Library. Enjoy songs and stories with Ms. Caitlin. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Family Game Night: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, Skokie Public Library. This evening of laughs and interactive family games is for elementary age children and families. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Script Reading Happy Hour: 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood, Skokie. Enjoy exploring new or classic plays with the entertaining 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. $5- $6. For information, www.skokieparks.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, Wilmette Public Library. Stories, songs, and rhymes for the whole family. For information, http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4745116.

Early Literacy Activity Kits: Noon Friday, Jan. 29, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Register to pickup a kit filled with fun, age-appropriate materials and activities geared at children aged 0-4. New kits will be available every other Friday. For information, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7190864.

Jan. 30

Quaranteen Game Night: Virtually at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 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, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Bilingual Beginnings; Mandarin Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, Glenview Public Library. Stories, songs, and fun with the Language Academy of Park Ridge. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-Mandarin.

Cartooning with Blue Rose Art Studio: Virtually at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, Skokie Public Library. This fun and creative cartooning class uses supplies you have at home. For elementary-age children. Required materials: Paper, pencil, Sharpie markers. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

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

Jan. 31

Blood Cancer Q&A for Patients and Caregivers: Virtually at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, Leukemia Research Foundation. Leukemia Research Foundation hosts a free, virtual Town Hall Meeting: “A Blood Cancer Q&A for Patients and Caregivers.” Leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes and other blood cancer patients, survivors and caregivers are invited to ask questions about their diseases, treatments, side effects, clinical trials and more to a panel of medical experts. Register now at https://allbloodcancers.org/program/town-hallmeeting.

Groundhog Day Bonfire: 1-2 or 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St., Skokie. Sit around a fire as you discover what Groundhog Day is all about. Meet our guest of honor, a five-foot tall groundhog. Learn what it means when the groundhog sees its shadow, hear the secrets of its amazing winter life, and visit its home. Take home your own groundhog shadow puppet. $6. Registration required. For information, www.skokieparks.org.

Annual Meeting Lecture: Virtually at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, Wilmette Historical Museum. Join Susan Benjamin, noted historic preservationist and architectural historian, for a discussion about her new book, “Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-1975,” which she co-authored with Michelangelo Sabatino from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Beautifully illustrated with many historic images, the book surveys over 50 houses in the Chicago area, including several from Wilmette. Benjamin’s talk will explore the substantial yet overlooked role that Chicago and its suburbs played in the development of the modern single family home in the twentieth century. All are welcome to register for this lecture which will be preceded by a brief annual meeting of the Wilmette Historical Society. For information, www.wilmettehistory.org

Feb. 1

Identify Leads with Reference Solutions & Nexis Uni: Virtually at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, Glenview Public Library. Are you looking to find new leads and expand your customer base? Learn how to use two library resources, Reference Solutions and Nexis Uni, to find contact information for businesses, executives, and consumers in your target market. Register on Zoom at https://bit.ly/GPL-leads.

Anxiety and Stress Management: Virtually at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook. Do you ever wonder if you or someone you love is dealing with anxiety, or if it’s an anxiety disorder? Maureen Rafa will help you understand the difference and talk about a variety of ways to manage stress and anxiety. Free; for information, www.nsymca.org.

Face-to-Face Time: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 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. Registration required. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Color a Vintage Valentine: Beginning Monday, Feb. 1, Wilmette Historical Museum. Color a vintage Valentine to share with your family, neighbors and friends and spread some love during a socially distanced winter. You can chose from several 1930s Valentines which will be downloadable through Feb. 15. Snap a photo of your completed vintage Valentine and email [email protected] before Feb. 9 to be shared on the museum’s social media pages. Free; for information, www.wilmettehistory.org/event/color-vintage-valentine.

Rhymetime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, Wilmette Public Library. Fast-paced stories, rhymes, and songs for active toddlers. Register for the Zoom invitation at http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4745059.

Alliance Française du North Shore Café Conversation: Virtually at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Join online for relaxed French conversation, facilitated by native or fluent speakers. Listening in French is encouraged; all levels are welcome. For more information and the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore or write to [email protected] For information, www.AFnorthshore.org.

Take and Make Sewing Craft: Monday, Feb. 1, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Come to the Winnetka Library and pick up a felt craft kit. Then follow the instructions on the library’s YouTube page to learn how to sew a cute project. Each month there will be a new project to try. Available while supplies last. You will need sewing needles, thread and scissors from home. For information, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7292421.

Chair Yoga: Virtually at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. 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 ground. For information, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7190789.

Dressing the Stars Online: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Film stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age channeled glamour and influenced fashion, thanks to the talented costume designers working in the studio system. Join Film Historian Annette Bochenek as she presents classic Hollywood’s top costume designers, iconic costumes, and the legacy of these designs today. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. Registration required, visit https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7182277.

Young Writers Club: Virtually at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Pick up a journal from the Youth Services Desk at Winnetka after you register, then join us 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, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7196212.

Feb. 2

Big Books: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9 and 16, Glencoe Public Library. “The Princet.” Is Machiavelli a teacher of evil, as his contemporaries thought, or the author of a new moral code more suitable to the world, or simply amoral — a scientist describing the way states work and interact with each other? Whatever our judgment, the power and subtlety of his thought command our attention, no less today than in 1513 when the book was written. Few works of this brevity contain so much or have had as great an impact. This three-week discussion series will be led by Joseph Alulis, who has a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago and is on the faculty at North Park University. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library. Registration is required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Glencoe Public Library. Share stories, songs, and smiles during this interactive storytime. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

D & D; Advanced Campaign: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Glencoe Public Library. Grades five and up. Put on your robe and wizard hat. The library’s Dungeons and Dragons veterans have an ongoing campaign on Discord, and want you to join. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Excel; Working with Tables: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Glenview Public Library. Learn how to create tables and pivot tables, sort and filter data, and work with large spreadsheets. Basic Excel skills required. Register on Zoom at http://bit.ly/GPL-Excel.

Read It, Make It: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Glenview Public Library. Ages 3-6 w/adult can listen to a favorite children’s book and then make a craft inspired by the story. After registration, pick up supplies one week before the program date at the Youth Services Desk or the Drive-Up Window by request. Register at https://bit.ly/GPL-readmake-feb.

Library Dance Party: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 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, https://skokielibrary.info.

Naturalization 101; Becoming a United States Citizen: Virtually at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Skokie Public Library. A representative from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Chicago district office gives a presentation on the path toward United States citizenship. Get an overview of the naturalization process, learn about English-language and U.S. civics tests, and understand how mock citizenship interviews work. There will also be a Q&A session. Registration closes at 10 a.m. the day of the event. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Babytime: Virtually at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Wilmette Public Library. A bonding experience for caregivers and babies, with songs, cuddles, and bounces. Have a scarf and shaker toy ready. Register at http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4745083.

Big Kid Storytime: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Wilmette Public Library. Stories, songs, and dramatic play for bigger kids. Register at http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4745099.

Book Discussion: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Wilmette Public Library. Join and discuss “The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War” by Catherine Grace Katz. Discuss the book before the library’s author event on Feb. 18. http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4769507.

Groundhog Day Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, Wilmette Public Library. Will the groundhog see his shadow? Enjoy stories about that silly old groundhog and shadows, too. Register at http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4807838.

Improv for T(w)eens: Virtually at noon Tuesday, Feb. 2, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Those ages 9-13 years may join performer Amara Leonard for beginners improv fun and games. For information, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7204405.

Feb. 3

Emancipation to Inauguration — Chicago’s Black Experience: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, Glenview Public Library. From Chicago’s first settler to the nation’s Chief Executive, the African American presence is deep and proud. Historian, musician, and radio personality Clarence Goodman guides you through the rich and profound Black experience in Chicago. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Register at https://bit.ly/GPL-blackexperience.

Estate Planning 101: Virtually at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook. Elder Law Attorney Matt Margolis will teach you about the importance of estate planning, no matter your level of wealth. This discussion will cover what is important to include in your estate planning and how to use trusts and other tools to protect your loved ones. Free; for information, www.nsymca.org.

ESL Cafe: Virtually at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, Skokie Public Library. Conversation on Zoom with members of the community. Tutors from the Niles Township Schools’ ELL Parent Center help with conversations and answer questions. Registration closes at 10 a.m. the day of the event. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Friend Squad: Virtually at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 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. Registration closes at 10 a.m. the day of the event. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

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

Teen Gaming: Virtually at noon Wednesday, February 3, Skokie Public Library. Meet on the library’s Discord server to play a game and share some laughs. Use the Discord invite or [email protected] email the teen team for access. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

A Parent’s Guide to Paying for College: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, Wilmette Public Library. Join My College Planning Team in this webinar and Q&A as they introduce financial aid options and focus on some of the biggest college planning mistakes families should avoid. Updated for COVID-19. For information, http://wilmette.libnet.info/event/4776655.

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

Virtual Book Launch: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, The Book Stall, Winnetka. Susanna Calkins celebrates the release of “The Sign of the Gallows,” the fifth book in her Lucy Campion Mystery series, set in 17th century London. Susanna will be joined by fellow author Lori Rader-Day to talk about writing historical fiction, crafting mysteries, and the work of writing a series. For information, www.thebookstall.com.

Bright Beginnings: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Listen to stories and songs with your baby to help their love of language grow. Intended for ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. For information, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7195915.

Cut the Cord — Alternatives to Premium Cable Services: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Are you paying hundreds of dollars a month for a thousand channels that you never watch? This class will review the many alternative ways to get broadcast and premium TV, movies, etc. without having to pay a fortune. For information, https://winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7189022.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

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