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Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Drop-in Craft

September 20, 2018
10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. Drop-in today to make a Peek-a-boo Apple craft. ...

Baby Storytime

September 20, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Keyboarding

September 20, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
This class covers the basics of using your keyboard. Learn about the best hand placement and easy shortcuts to become more efficient at typing. ...

Board Game Night

September 20, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Drop in to try board games from the library’s new collection or bring one of your own to play with fellow gamers. No experience required. Each session we will be teaching how to play a different board game. Snack...

Toddler Storytime

September 21, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

September 21, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Decorative Wood Painting

September 21, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Enjoy some coffee and conversation while hand painting a coffee theme on a wood plank.  All supplies provided.  Valid District cardholders only. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pr...

Family Storytime

September 22, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Craft Stick Bookmarks

September 22, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Create your own unique bookmark using craft sticks and other decorations. All ages. ...

Family Concert with Miss Julie

September 24, 2018
11:00am - 11:45am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
Sing along with local musician and early childhood expert Julie Jurgens. Inspired by folk singers Ella Jenkins and Hugh Hanley, Miss Julie's interactive concerts are full of favorite fingerplays and classic children's songs. Birth through age 5....

Preschool Storytime

September 24, 2018
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. ...

Introduction to Mac

September 24, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and more. ...

ESL Conversation Club

September 25, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Preschool Storytime

September 25, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

September 25, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

September 25, 2018
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cad...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

September 26, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks. All ages. Drop In. ...

Family Storytime

September 26, 2018
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Vivian Maier: a Photographer's Life and Afterlife

September 26, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Description:
Pamela Bannos, author and photography professor at Northwestern University, presents her findings in researching the life of the Chicago street photographer Vivian Maier. Books will be available for purchase. ...

Baby Storytime

September 27, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Medicare Made Clear

September 27, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Description:
Learn about your choices, estimated costs and timelines to enroll in Medicare Supplements, Part D Drug Plans, and Medicare Advantage Plans. Presented by Insurance Broker Donna Spigolon.  ...