Upcoming Events

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Stitch 'n' Time

May 3rd, 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am
Fiber art meets science fiction! Have you ever wanted to knit a 12 foot scarf while watching episodes of Dr. Who? Bring your knitting, crocheting, tatting or other projects to work on while we watch some classic sci-fi shows.

Private Learning Group

May 3rd, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
This is a closed social group for past students of ESL classes from the Library and the Lyons Township Adult Ed. program.

Anime Mondays

May 5th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and features that air primarily in Japan. Every Monday we will feature either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film. No commercials, nothing but the tasty cream of the animated crop!

5-9 Year Old Story Time

May 5th, 2014, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Please register online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088 or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

2 Year Old Story Time

May 6th, 2014, 9:30am to 10:15am
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Please register online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088 or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

Knuckle Sandwich Theatre Presents...

May 6th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
From the classic Kung Fu flicks of Hong Kong, to Savate and Parkour in Europe, to Tony Jaa and the current crop of action spectaculars coming out of Thailand - the Library offers an ongoing extravaganza of martial arts films from around the world.

3-5 Year Old Story Time

May 6th, 2014, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment.

Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Please register online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

Friends of the Library Trivia Night

May 6th, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Show off your big brain, compete for prizes and have fun! Join us for our Friends of the Library-sponsored Trivia Night. No registration required, just show up and participate as an individual or as part of a team; teams are limited to six players.

Computer Tutoring

May 6th, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products.
Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and participants are encouraged to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome and encouraged to bring a laptop from home, in order to practice on their own computer.

ESL Study Group for District 100 Parents

May 7th, 2014, 9:00am to 10:30am
Practice makes perfect! Our ESL study group for District 100 parents is for beginner and intermediate adult learners who want to improve English listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Computer Tutoring

May 7th, 2014, 10:00am to 11:30am
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products.
Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and participants are encouraged to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome and encouraged to bring a laptop from home, in order to practice on their own computer.