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Visit with Santa
Friday, December 5    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Kids — The Chamber of Commerce invites you to “Visit with Santa” as part of the Plano Rockin’ Christmas Festivities. Parents, please be sure to bring your camera to take your child’s picture with Santa. We will pass out numbers to hold your place in line, but the wait may be long. Please be prepared to enjoy the library until it’s your turn to visit with Santa.


Christmas Tea
Sunday, December 7    1:00 p.m.
Adults — A light lunch of dainty appetizers, tasty sandwiches, delicious desserts, and cozy tea will be served (don’t eat before you come). Entertainment will be provided. This event is for adults and children 10 years old and older. Tickets are $10.00 each and will be on sale at the Checkout Desk beginning November 1. Proceeds benefit the library.


Health Insurance/Medicaid enrollment assistance at the library
Monday, December 8    3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — VNA Health Care will assist you with enrolling in health insurance through the Illinois Marketplace and Medicaid. VNA Health Care’s certified navigators can answer questions and talk about who is eligible for the newly expanded Medicaid program, what is offered and how to get coverage on the Illinois Marketplace, and other benefits available. There is no charge for their assistance. Call 630-552-2030 to register.

What to bring to enroll in benefits:
• Social Security Numbers (or document numbers for legal immigrants) NOTE: non-citizens who do not qualify are able to apply for family members who meet the qualified non-citizen rules • Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage (for example, from pay stubs or W-2 forms —Wage and Tax Statements)
• Permanent resident card
• 2013 tax return


Legos, Legos, and More Legos
Wednesday, December 10    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!


Readtaculars-Balloon Fest
Thursday, December 11    4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kids — For K-3rd grade, call 630-552-2025 to register.
Have fun learning some basic balloon sculpting.


Writers' Group
Thursday, December 11    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, December 13    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — Help make 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. Donated plastic bags for the project can be dropped off at the library. For more information contact Ceil Carey at jackandceil@att.net or 708-846-1704.


Movie Night at the Library
Monday, December 15    6:30 p.m.
Adults — Based on the true story of J.B. Bernstein (Jon Hamm) who dreams up a wild plan to find baseball's next great pitcher among cricket players in India. He discovers two young men who throw a fastball but know nothing about the game of baseball. Or America. It's a funny, engaging, and touching journey that will change them all. Rated PG. 2014.


Pizza & Pages
Tuesday, December 16    4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kids — We'll all read the same book before the meeting, talk about it, and have some pizza! For grades 6-8. Call 630-552-2025 to register.


Health Insurance Answers
Wednesday, December 17    3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Adults — Confused about the New Healthcare Law? Stop by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois table at the entrance of our Meeting Room to have your questions answered by a licensed representative.


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