Events

Haunted Locations in Illinois

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Time: 6:30

  Join us, if you dare, as we take you through a virtual tour of some of the most haunted locations in Illinois.  Presented by Carl Crooks of TnT Paranormal Investigators, Illinois Chapter. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the Event Registration link on the right.


Harry Potter Film Festival

Sunday, October 22, 2017 | Time: 1:00 p.m.

  HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 1 (2010), 146 min., Rated PG-13. Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort’s immortality and destruction–the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor […]


Harry Potter Film Festival

Sunday, October 29, 2017 | Time: 1:00 p.m.

  HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2 (2011), 130 min., Rated PG-13. In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon […]


Adult Coloring Club

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

Join our new Adult Coloring Club.  Come relax while being creative.  Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Drop-in only.


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 | Time: 2:00

SANDS OF IWO JIMA (1949), 109 min., Not Rated. Haunted by his personal demons, Marine Sergeant John Stryker (John Wayne) is both hated and feared by his men, who see him as a cold-hearted sadist.  But when their boots hit the beaches, they begin to understand the reason for Stryker’s rigid form of discipline, as […]


Writing and Self-Publishing : What I Wish Somebody Had Told Me

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 | Time: 6:30

  Local mystery writer Karen Berg-Raftakis will talk about what you should know before writing a book; the writing process; and editing, publishing and marketing.  Copies of her books will be available for sale and signing. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the Event Registration link on the right.


National Novel Writing Month Write-In

Saturday, November 11, 2017 | Time: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

  November is National Novel Writing Month.  Come to the library to work on your novel where you’ll be away from distractions.  Bring your own laptop, tablet or pen and paper and your imagination. Drop-in only.  Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.


Hamilton’s Women: Meet the Sisters Who Captivated Alexander Hamilton

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Time: 6:30

Meet the real women in Alexander Hamilton’s life: his wife, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton and two of her witty, charming sisters, Angelica Schuyler Church and Peggy Schuyler van Rensselaer. You don’t need to have seen the smash hit musical Hamilton to enjoy this, but if you have, it’ll bring the history behind the show alive!  Actress and […]


Adult Coloring Club

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Time: 6:30

Join our new Adult Coloring Club.  Come relax while being creative.  Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Drop-in only.