Upcoming Events

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Open Tutoring

October 22nd, 2014, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Improve math or writing for placement tests like the GED, Accuplacer, and more. Or, just brush up on the basics for self-improvement.

Computer Tutoring

October 22nd, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
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 we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Senior Social Club

October 22nd, 2014, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Intended as a special time for patrons age 55+ to have fun and socialize with friends, the program is open to seniors from all communities, and no registration is required.

Club Mess Craft Club

October 22nd, 2014, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Are you ready to make a mess ? Let go with Miss Marissa for this super cool arts and craft club. We’ll make a beautiful, craftastic mess!

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

STEAM Punks

October 22nd, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Join us once a month for a fun and challenging activity. Explore physics and simple machines with “Real-life Angry Birds!” Study chemistry with “Candy Chromatography!”

3-5 Year Old Story Time

October 22nd, 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.

Family Game Night

October 22nd, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Due to popular demand – Family Game Night is back! Bring your family to the Library for a fun night of board games, puzzles and more. Everyone who participates gets a free book at the end of the evening. This program is for families with children ages 3-17.

3-4 Year Old Story Time

October 23rd, 2014, 10:00am to 10:45am
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, games, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

Basic Writing (Project CARE)

October 23rd, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Learn grammar, spelling, and punctuation (from the beginning) in this drop-in study group. Practice writing messages, filling out applications, and much more. Start anytime!

Computer Tutoring

October 23rd, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
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 we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Mad Scientists Club

October 23rd, 2014, 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us for a bubbly good time at our STEAM based science club! We'll conjure up all sorts of fun experiments in a series of activities based on science, technology, engineering, art, math and music.

Throwback Thursdays

October 23rd, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
From the super campy “Space Ghost” to the bizarre and surreal “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters,” come kick back and watch some retro cartoons and films from the 1950s through the 1990s