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New Life for Old Bags
Saturday, May 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 at home. 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.


Wednesday Night Book Group
Wednesday, May 17    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — Get together with other readers for an interesting discussion. "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry" by Henning Koch will be discussed. The book for June, "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman will be available at the Check-Out Desk. No registration required. Newcomers are welcome any time.


Knit and Crochet Group
Thursday, May 18    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — This informal group works on their own projects, discusses types and colors of yarns, and helps each other with new or tricky patterns. They love to watch each other's projects develop. Participants bring their own supplies. They invite you to stop by and "yarn" awhile. No registration required.


Drop-In Job Search and Résumé Help
Thursday, May 18    2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Adults — Need assistance exploring job opportunities online or does your résumé need enhancing? Come to the library for one-on-one assistance. An Illinois WorkNet Representative will be available to answer your job search questions and provide résumé assistance. Location: Study Room B.


KenGen Genealogy Group
Saturday, May 20    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Adults — Both experienced and new genealogy researchers will enjoy the KenGen Genealogy Group sessions. Location: Board Room.


New Life for Old Bags Crochet Class
Wednesday, May 24    10:30 a.m. - noon
Adults, Teens, Kids — Have you thought of helping the New Life for Old Bags group by learning to crochet mats for the homeless? Join us for a class at the Plano Library and learn how to crochet plarn (plastic yarn)! The class will be held in the meeting room. Bring a size Q crochet hook and we’ll supply everything else you need! Please RSVP to Ceil Carey at jackandceil@attt.net


Knit and Crochet Group
Thursday, May 25    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — This informal group works on their own projects, discusses types and colors of yarns, and helps each other with new or tricky patterns. They love to watch each other's projects develop. Participants bring their own supplies. They invite you to stop by and "yarn" awhile. No registration required.


Writers' Group
Thursday, May 25    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults and Teens — 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.


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