Programs and Events
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First Grade I Can Read Club
August - May
Kids — For all First Graders--You are invited to join the I CAN READ CLUB. Choose a book from the library shelves and read a page to a Kids’ Library staff member. You are in! Have your picture taken so that we can hang it on our I CAN READ CLUB tree and sign your name in the big I CAN READ CLUB book. You will also receive a bookmark and a book.
Legos, Legos, and More Legos
Wednesday, May 6 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Kids — Ages 5 and up, no registration required. What can you create? We’ll provide the Legos® so please bring your imagination!
New Life for Old Bags
Saturday, May 9 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — Help making sleeping mats for the homeless. Volunteers will meet at the library on the 2nd Saturday of every month to make "plarn" (discarded plastic shopping bags cut into strips for crocheting). Volunteers are also needed to crochet mats at home. Donated plastic bags for the project can be dropped off a the library. For more information, contact Ceil Carey at email@example.com or 708-846-1704.
Monday, May 11 6:30 p.m.
Adults — A difficult journey that begins in loneliness and shame for thousands of Ethiopian women devastated by childbirth injuries ends in a productive new life and hope in this award-winning documentary. 2008.
Thursday, May 14 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — Come join other writers to discuss your work. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month in the Library Board Room. No registration required. Open to adults and high school students.
KenGen Genealogy Group
Saturday, May 16 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Adults — For both experienced and new genealogy researchers. No registration required.
Pizza & Pages
Tuesday, May 19 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Kids — For grades 3-5. We'll all read the same book before the meeting, talk about it, and have some pizza! 630-552-2025 to register.
Wednesday Night Book Group
Wednesday, May 20 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt will be discussed. SYCAMORE ROW by John Grisham will be available at the Check-Out Desk. No registration required. Newcomers are welcome at any time.
Drop-In Job Search and Résumé Help
Thursday, May 21 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Adults — The Illinois workNet Center will provide one-on-one assistance. No registration required.
MEMORIAL DAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday, May 25 All Day
Adults — Library closed all day due to the holiday.
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