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Events related to books and those that enrich your mind, such as book signings and sales, book clubs and writers' groups, lectures, classes and discussions. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

Rodin, Sculptor and Storyteller: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Art historian Jeff Mishur will present a slide lecture, which will focus on rarely seen sculptures and drawings from private collections as well as those of the Art Institute of Chicago. An exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of the sculptor's death runs at the Art Institute through March 4. Visit

Garden Club of Lake Zurich: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 24500 N. Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods. Author Carol Chichorski will present "Habitat Restoration: These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things." The program will feature a collection of gardening favorites from both professionals and celebrity gardeners. Enter at Door 12. Refreshments and a short business meeting will follow. Free. Guests are welcome. Visit

Four Seasons Garden Club: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, The Onion Pub Restaurant, 22221 N. Pepper Road, Barrington. Four Seasons Garden Club will have an informal book discussion on "The Lab Girl" and "Murder in the Secret Garden." Attendees pay for their own lunch. Guests welcome. To RSVP, call Gail Bachmann, at (847) 438-9945.

How Talking Saves Lives: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. Katia Marshall with Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force will help identify some of the signs that someone needs help. This program will teach how to open up conversations about stress, anxiety or depression. Free but registration required. Visit

Books & Beyond: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Road, Lake Forest. For kindergartners through first graders with a parent. Read the month's selected book at home, then share your thoughts. Games, activities, and refreshments are also part of the fun. The book for Feb. 7 is "Rocks in His Head" by Carol Otis Hurst. Visit

Great Books Discussion Group: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Road, Lake Forest. Discuss "The Theory of the Leisure Class" by Thorstein Veblen. Visit www.lakeforest

Pet CPR and Basic First Aid: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, Vernon Hills High School, 145 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills. Learn the basics of CPR and first aid for pets in this hands-on class. Also learn about heat stroke, seizures, burns, basic wound care, toxin ingestion and more. $45. Registration required; visit or call (847) 247-4575.

Skype Chat with Nic Stone: 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. An opportunity to chat with Nic Stone, author of "Dear Martin," about her novel and the inspirations behind it. Books are available for checkout at the library. Visit

Clue, A Mystery Book Club: 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. Discuss "Summit Lake" by Charlie Donlea. Visit

Skokie Valley Astronomers: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, Edward L. Ryerson Welcome Center, 21950 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods. The topic will be "Recent Developments in Commercial Spaceflight and Launch Systems," presented by Barak Stoltz. Stargazing will take place after the meeting, weather permitting. For adults and families with children ages 12 and up; adult supervision required. Free. Visit www.skokievalley

Second Saturday Readers: 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, Lake Villa District Library, 1001 Grand Ave, Lake Villa. Discuss "War Paint" by Lindy Woodhead. Visit

Page Turners: 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, Lake Villa District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. Grades 7-12 can discuss "Nimona" by Noelle Stevenson, and have some snacks. Register at

Mr. Lincoln's Springfield: 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. Librarian Nancy McCully leads an armchair tour of the Springfield Lincoln knew. Tour his tomb and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Visit

Book Buzz Book Club: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, Honey Hill Coffee Company, 107 S. Main St., Suite B, Wauconda. Sip warm drinks and talk books with other adults in their 20s and 30s. Discuss "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Mark Haddon. Visit
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Publication:Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
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Date:Feb 6, 2018
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