Events

UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Stretching and Meditation

Multiple dates, begins Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Time: 6:30 pm

Unwind and leave the stress of the day behind with Stretching and Meditation at the library! With instructor Cathy Kolessar. Appropriate for adults and seniors. This is a monthly series. Space is limited   To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Acrylic Bird On Canvas

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  Join us for fun crafts!  Sign up early as space and materials are limited. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Club Lectura en Español

Multiple dates, begins Friday, May 31, 2019 | Time: 10:30 am

¡Únete a nuestro Club de Lectura en Español! Ven y se parte del recientemente formado Club de la Lectura en Español, nos reuniremos una vez al mes en donde podremos compartir pensamientos, anécdotas e ideas en relación al libro. Los libros: 31 de Mayo: La ultima milla by David Baldacci 28 de Junio: Antes de […]


Café y Conversación / Conversation Cafe

Saturday, June 01, 2019 | Time: 10:30am

¿Estas aprendiendo Inglés o Español? Ven y enseña, aprende y habla con otros en ambos idiomas. Para registrarte, por favor llamanos al 708-447-0869 o click al link que esta a la derecha. ~~~~ Are you learning English or Spanish? Come teach, learn and converse with other learners in both languages. To sign up, give us a […]


CRAFTERNOONS: No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag

Saturday, June 01, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Got an old t-shirt that you love but don’t wear any more? Turn it into a useful TOTE BAG!*   *Note – heavier t-shirts are more successful than a lighter/stretchy kind. Please bring your own t-shirt and scissors.   Space is limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click […]


UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Tai Chi

Multiple dates, begins Monday, June 03, 2019 | Time: 6:30 pm

Join us for relaxing and invigorating Tai Chi with instructor Gail Galivan. This is a monthly series. Space is limited. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, June 05, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  NOTTING HILL (1999), 124 min., PG-13. In this charming romantic comedy, the world’s most famous movie star (Julia Roberts) falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner (Hugh Grant). Drop-in only.  Refreshments provided.


Drug and Cancer Screening Information

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

Medication failure is a major risk for seniors.  Learn about adverse drug reactions and get information about tests that screen for genetic drug interactions and cancer, and how to take them. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Be Energy Efficient!

Thursday, June 13, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Learn practical steps to be energy efficient in your home, find out about bill-lowering programs, and become aware of 3rd party energy supplier tricks. This seminar can be presented bilingually in English and Spanish. Presented by Elevate Energy.   Registration is not required but is appreciated. To register, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click […]


Writer’s Group

Multiple dates, begins Saturday, June 15, 2019 | Time: 1 pm

Join our brand new writing group for writers of every level! Come get ideas, encouragement, and snacks with your fellow writers.   RSVP is not required, but a headcount for the first meeting would be appreciated. Give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right to RSVP.


Greeting Card Making Class

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | Time: 3:00 p.m.

  Instructor Jennifer Merritt will teach you how to make beautiful greeting cards.  Funding provided by Age Options. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


How Do I Know It’s a Book?

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | Time: 1 pm

Got an idea but not sure if it’s a book? Local author Luisa Buehler will take us through coming up with an idea, plotting, and writing a novel.   This is part of our monthly Writer’s Group, and is open to all.   Registration is not required but is appreciated. To register, give us a […]


Bingocize

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  Exercise lightly while playing bingo and winning prizes!   Facilitated by staff member Jo McMahon.  Funding provided by Age Options. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Self Defense Basics

Saturday, June 22, 2019 | Time: 1:00 pm

Learn basic self-defense techniques.   This program is open to everyone ages 14+, including seniors.   RSVP is appreciated, but not required. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Red, White and Blue Petite Nibbles

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  Join us for fun crafts!  Sign up early as space and materials are limited. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Digital Minimalism Primer

Friday, June 28, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Join Mike for a discussion of Cal Newport’s new book Digital Minimalism, and how we can reclaim our time from digital distraction. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


CRAFTERNOONS: Cement Stepping Stones

Saturday, July 06, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Come make a cement stepping stone for your garden! Please bring any decorative materials you wish to use. Note: due to the cement, this craft will last roughly 2 hours.   Space is strictly limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Crafterdarks: Nail Polish Flowerpots

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Come make nail polish flowerpots at the library! Donations of nail polish are appreciated.   Space is limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Murder Mystery at the Library

Saturday, July 13, 2019 | Time: 3:00 pm

It’s a MURDER MYSTERY at the Library! Come join the party and catch a murderer. Ages 13+   Registration is highly recommended. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Astrology 101: What Planet Can I Blame for This?

Monday, July 22, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

We’ll cover sun, moon, and rising signs and teach you how to read your natal chart—so you can avoid future problems, learn your strengths, and embrace your best self!   RSVP is required. The event is limited to 20 people. If you sign up with your birth day and time, then our presenter can have […]


Digital Decluttering

Friday, July 26, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Simplifying your computer desktop and phone home screen to enhance productivity and focus. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Social Media Mindfulness

Friday, August 30, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

We’ll talk about how to use social media with intention in order to enjoy its benefits while avoiding its pitfalls. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.