Upcoming Events

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ESL Beginner Speaking

May 2nd, 2015, 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.

In Dreams: Roy Orbison Retrospective

May 2nd, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The 'In Dreams' Retrospective traces Roy Orbison's career from the first song he learned at age six through his music with the Traveling Wilburys shortly before his untimely death in 1988. Lead singer Ron Holm channels Orbison's music with uncanny fidelity, and the program includes many of Orbison's most familiar songs in addition to songs by musicians who influenced him. Accompanists Jannie Nelson and John Bishoff provide lush orchestrations and vocal harmonies that were characteristic of Orbison's studio sound.

2 Year Old Story Time

May 5th, 2015, 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, playtime, 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.

If You Give a Pig a Party!

May 5th, 2015, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
All the friends from the If You Give a Mouse a Cookie series by Laura Numeroff are partying big with games, snacks, and fun at this year’s Children Book Week party. Drop in at the Youth Services desk, no registration necessary.

Computer Tutoring

May 5th, 2015, 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.

3-5 Year Old Story Time

May 5th, 2015, 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.

Trivia Night

May 5th, 2015, 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.

GED Study Group

May 6th, 2015, 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.

4-7 Year Old Spanish Storytime

May 6th, 2015, 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Join Miss Brigida for a Spanish/English story time experience!

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, playtime, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Basic Writing (Project CARE)

May 7th, 2015, 10:00am to 11:30am
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!

3-4 Year Old Story Time

May 7th, 2015, 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.