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Movie Matinee
Saturday, January 24    1:00 p.m.
Adults — Based on the bestseller, THE BOOK THIEF. During World War II, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Meanwhile, under the stairs in her home a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Rated PG. 2013. Popcorn and drinks will be served.

Is Vocational or Trade School for You?
Monday, January 26    7:00 p.m.
Adults — Students who may not want to attend a four-year college have other options. Learn about opportunities at trade schools, programs offered by community colleges, apprenticeships and things to consider when choosing a program. Presented by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. No registration required.

Writers' Group
Thursday, February 12    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.

New Life for Old Bags
Saturday, February 14    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 or 708-846-1704.

Pizza & Pages
Tuesday, February 17    4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Kids — For grades 6-8. We'll all read the same book before the meeting, talk about it, and have some pizza! Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Wednesday Night Book Group
Wednesday, February 18    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — PORT MORTUARY by Patricia Cornwell will be discussed. THE ROSIE PROJECT by Graeme Simsion will be available at the Check-Out Desk. No registration required. Newcomers are welcome at any time.

It's Showtime!
Wednesday, February 18    5:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Kids — Free movies for kids. Sing along with Anna, Elsa, and Olaf in this Disney adventure. Free refreshments served. Rated PG. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop-In Job Search and Résumé Help
Thursday, February 19    2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Adults — The Illinois workNet Center will provide one-on-one assistance. No registration required.

Readtaculars-The Abominable Snowman in Plano!
Thursday, February 19    4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Kids — Snow fun and mystery for grades K-3. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

KenGen Genealogy Group
Saturday, February 21    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Adults — For both experienced and new genealogy researchers. No registration required.

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