Upcoming Events

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Lapsit Story Time (16-23 months)

October 24th, 2014, 10:00am to 10:30am
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, playtime 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.

Open Tutoring

October 24th, 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.

ESL Beginner Speaking

October 25th, 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.

Saturday Matinees

October 25th, 2014, 12:00pm to 2:30pm
You've all heard people say "the book was better..." Find out for yourself! As we feature a different book-made-into-a-movie each month. Read the book. Watch the movie. Discuss both! And don't worry; we'll bring the popcorn!

Anime Mondays

October 27th, 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.

5-9 Year Old Story Time

October 27th, 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, playtime, 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.

QuickBooks Seminar

October 28th, 2014, 9:00am to 11:30am
Join us for an introduction to QuickBooks, the most popular accounting software program in use by small businesses. Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA, and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

2 Year Old Story Time

October 28th, 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, 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.

4-7 Year Old Spanish Storytime

October 28th, 2014, 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.

Computer Tutoring

October 28th, 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 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.

Open Tutoring

October 29th, 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.