Upcoming Events

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If You Give a Pig a Party!

May 5th, 2015, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
All the friends from the If You Give a Mouse a Cookie series by Laura Numeroff are partying big with games, snacks, and fun at this year’s Children Book Week party. Drop in at the Youth Services desk, no registration necessary.

XBOX 360 Gaming - cancelled

May 5th, 2015, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Did you know that we have an XBOX 360? And it's all for you! Come play some games - either from the library or brought from home (rated T or younger).

Computer Tutoring

May 5th, 2015, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products.
Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

3-5 Year Old Story Time

May 5th, 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment.

Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Please register online, by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, or stop in at the Youth Services desk.

GED Study Group

May 6th, 2015, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Improve math or writing for placement tests like the GED, Accuplacer, and more. Or, just brush up on the basics for self-improvement.

4-7 Year Old Spanish Storytime

May 6th, 2015, 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Join Miss Brigida for a Spanish/English story time experience!

Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, playtime, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Teen Volunteer Appreciation Party

May 6th, 2015, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
You've worked hard these last few months, so now we want to reward YOU with pop and pizza. All Teen Volunteers are welcome to come to our end of the month Teen Volunteer Appreciation Party where they can play games, participate in trivia, and eat food.

Stitch 'n' Time

May 6th, 2015, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fiber art meets science fiction! Have you ever wanted to knit a 12 foot scarf while watching episodes of Dr. Who? Bring your knitting, crocheting, tatting or other projects to work on while we watch some classic sci-fi shows.

Basic Writing (Project CARE)

May 7th, 2015, 10:00am to 11:30am
Learn grammar, spelling, and punctuation (from the beginning) in this drop-in study group. Practice writing messages, filling out applications, and much more. Start anytime!

3-4 Year Old Story Time

May 7th, 2015, 10:00am to 10:45am
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, games, finger plays and a simple craft activity.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

Computer Tutoring

May 7th, 2015, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products.
Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Throwback Thursdays

May 7th, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
From the super campy “Space Ghost” to the bizarre and surreal “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters,” come kick back and watch some retro cartoons and films from the 1950s through the 1990s

A Fairy Fun Puppet Show

May 7th, 2015, 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Our Youth Volunteers have written their own fairy tale-inspired plays that they will perform themselves! Meet us in the Primary Room for the fun!

Drop in, registration is not necessary.