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Chair Yoga

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Susan Wilkens, co-owner and co-founder of Dancing Cranes will be leading us through a peaceful and mindful session of chair yoga.
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Staff Meeting: Adult Services

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Adult Services department meeting.
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Wye Valley Book Club

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Wye Valley, British Home
Join the Brookfield Public Library & Cantata Adult Life Services for our afternoon book club open to the community. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Hold Shelf. Meets at the Wye Valley Apartments. For more information, contact the Library Information Desk at 708-485-6917 x 130.
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Art and Stuff

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Creativity takes courage, so bring it all to Art and Stuff with Miss Susan and create a new masterpiece.

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Maker Madness

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Join us for a 3-D Printing Lab! Create anything from spaceships to houses to game pieces using Tinkercad and the Library's 3-D printer!
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Birth to Three Jamboree

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
We invite you to an early literacy class for babies & toddlers from birth - 3 years old! Read stories, sing songs, learn new rhymes, and have fun!
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Astrology 101-What Planet is to Blame?

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Astrology 101 with Zodiac symbols
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room

Learn how to read your natal chart so you can avoid future problems, learn your strengths, and embrace your best self. The Sun, moon, rising signs, planets and houses are taught in this introduction to astrology. 

 

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Outreach Visit to Alphabet Learning Center

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Brookfield librarians travel to the Alphabet Learning Center for a morning of stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun. This event is limited to Alphabet Learning Center Students.
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Louder, Faster

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Rock out with Miss Anne during this highly musical storytime!
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Book Babies

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
A lapsit class for parents and babies in a playgroup setting. Come hear stories, sing songs, do fingerplays, and make new friends!
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Brains & Balance with Susan Wilkens

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
This is a class that requires individual mobility. Standing is part of the class and you must be able to move unassisted in order to fully benefit.The Brains & Balance Past 60 Program is designed for the unique needs of active older adults who know the importance of staying mentally sharp and physically stable. 
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Brookfield Public Library - Department Head Meeting

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Staff development/meeting
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Yoga for Kids

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Kim Duncan is here from Focus Om in Brookfield to lead us in our very first yoga class for kids.

Yoga mats are provided. Grades 1 to 5. Registration required.
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3D Print Club

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Not sure what 3D printing is all about? Or are you familiar with 3D imaging and would like to create your own unique image? Stop in to learn, work on projects, or just talk shop. Drop in any time. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 
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READ to the Dogs

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
The Youth Services Department is proud to offer READ to the Dogs through the Hinsdale Humane Society READ program. Specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dogs therapy dogs and their handlers will be here to help beginning readers improve their reading skills and confidence. The dogs and their handlers have been insured for liability and have undergone reading education training in addition to their extensive training and registration to do animal-assisted therapy. Kids can sign up for a 15 minute session and read a favorite book from home or the library to a new furry friend. Parents MUST sign a permission slip before the child can participate. This program is limited to 6 participants. Brookfield residents have priority registration. Parents and caregivers may sign up their children in person or over the phone.
Open to grades K-5.
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Third Tuesday Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Join the Library's longest running book discussion group for lively literary discussion of Alice Hoffman's novel Practical Magic. New members are always welcome! Copies of the book are available on the Holds Shelf or digitally on Overdrive and Hoopla.
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Age Gracefully and Relax

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room

Fitness and mindfulness to age well. Reboot, relax, refresh and refocus.  Marti Hannon leads us through numerous techniques to calm and refocus our minds and bodies. There will be 30 minutes of Ageless Grace (brain and body fitness) and 30 minutes of Sensory Reboot (a multi sensory calming environment to promote relaxation).
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Terrific 2s and 3s

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Join us for early literacy fun! Children ages 2-3 years with caregivers will enjoy stories, sing songs, learn new rhymes, and have fun!
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Book Babies

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
A lapsit class for parents and babies in a playgroup setting. Come hear stories, sing songs, do fingerplays, and make new friends!
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Computer Basics: Online Forms

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Are you having trouble filling out forms online? This class will show you how to navigate web pages and correctly fill out forms on web pages. Stop getting frustrated and learn what to look for online. Perfect for people frustrated with online job applications, online shoppers, and more. Basic computer and mouse skills required.
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Fantastic 4s & 5s

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Join us for early literacy fun! Children ages 4-5 years with will enjoy stories, sing songs, learn new rhymes, and have fun! Parents/caregivers may be asked to remain in the class depending on child's needs.
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Knit & Crochet Club

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Join us to Knit and Crochet.
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Craftacular Wednesdays

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room

Join us for our popular kids' craft workshop! We will make crafts & do-it-yourself projects beyond your imagination.


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Chess for All

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Learn to play the greatest game in the world. The only rule is to have fun! Learn chess fundamentals, strategies, and play friendly matches. Boards and pieces are supplied or you can bring your own.
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Forest Creek Condo Association

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM