Upcoming Events

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Open Tutoring

December 12th, 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.

Open Baby Play

December 12th, 2014, 11:00am to 3:00pm
Play is an important part of all areas of development in a wee one. Give your baby the benefits of play in a social environment and network with other parents / caregivers in this relaxed, informal environment. For ages 5 months - 24 months; no registration required.

ESL Beginner Speaking

December 13th, 2014, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Practice makes perfect! This ESL study group is for beginner and intermediate adult learners who want to improve English listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students at a very high level might find personal tutoring more helpful, but everyone is welcome to try the group to see if they like it.

Stitch 'n' Time

December 13th, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
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.

Winter Holidays Around the World

December 13th, 2014, 2:00pm
Get set to travel in this fun exploration of how Christmas and other winter holidays are celebrated around the globe. We’ll do crafts, enjoy treats, hear stories, and more!
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.

Anime Mondays

December 15th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Computer Tutoring

December 16th, 2014, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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.

Games without Boarders

December 17th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The world of gaming goes way beyond Monopoly and Checkers. Come learn a few new games as well as play some of the old classics!

Family Game Night

December 17th, 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.

Basic Writing (Project CARE)

December 18th, 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

December 18th, 2014, 10:30am
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 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.

Throwback Thursdays

December 18th, 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