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My Gym Playdate

Registration Required for this event. My Gym is coming to the Niles Public Library for an active storytime. We'll give your little ones a mental and physical workout. This storytime is brought to you by the Skokie My Gym.

Event Date: 
Sep

90-Second Newbery

Adapt your favorite Newbery award winner into a short film for the annual 90-Second Newbery Festival. This workshop will meet six times over the course of the fall as we choose a book, write the script, create costumes and props, rehearse, shoot and edit.

Event Date: 
Sep

Babytime

Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.

Event Date: 
Sep

Smash Box Weekend: Grand Opening of The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground (Day 1)

Get an exclusive sneak peek at our new spaces The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground on Saturday and Sunday!

[Large Meeting Room – 11am-4pm]
Teens and adults can watch a live demo of a 3D printer as well as how to use a GoPro camera. Also, make a small project using a laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and sewing machines. Using our portable green screen, get your photo taken with our famous Summer Reading Club mascot Glummy around the world.

Event Date: 
Sep

Dating Photographs from Clothing

Family photographs are hard to date as generations pass away. Many people have unidentified photos in their collection. This is where costume dating can be helpful. Become familiar with certain popular silhouettes to assign a date range to a photograph. Basic facial recognition will also be covered. Please bring photographs with you to the lecture. Presented by Ellie Carlson.

Event Date: 
Sep

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