Upcoming Events

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ESL Basic Writing

May 1st, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
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!

Whatever Art

May 1st, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Sometimes art isn't about creating something; sometimes it's just about creating. You bring the creativity; we have the supplies! Come sift through crafting materials to see what inspires you and make... whatever art you want!

Open Tutoring

May 1st, 2014, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Need help with math, reading, or writing? We can help you study for a placement test or the GED. Start attending anytime and drop-in as needed. We will develop a personal learning plan for you based on when your test is scheduled; however, we cannot guarantee good results through "cramming." Don't delay!

ESL Study Group at Havlicek School

May 2nd, 2014, 8:45am to 10:15am
Practice makes perfect! Our ESL study group for District 98 parents is for beginner and intermediate adult learners who want to improve English listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Lapsit Story Time (16-23 months)

May 2nd, 2014, 10:00am to 10:30am
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.

Open Tutoring

May 2nd, 2014, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Need help with math, reading, or writing? We can help you study for a placement test or the GED. Start attending anytime and drop-in as needed. We will develop a personal learning plan for you based on when your test is scheduled; however, we cannot guarantee good results through "cramming." Don't delay!

Open Baby Play

May 2nd, 2014, 11:00am to 3:00pm
Play is an important part of all areas of development in a wee one. Give your baby the benefits of play in a social environment and network with other parents / caregivers in this relaxed, informal environment. For ages 5 months - 24 months; no registration required.

Young Writers' Group

May 3rd, 2014, 10:00am to 11:30am
Do you have an imagination out of control? Have you always thought it would be cool to be an author? Or are you just curious about where to even begin writing your own stories?

Join us to learn about different ways to tell a story through fun activities with Miss Marissa, and even have a chance to submit your work to be published!

Do you have an imagination out of control? Have you always thought it would be cool to be an author? Or are you just curious about where to even begin writing your own stories?

ESL Study Group - Beginner

May 3rd, 2014, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Practice makes perfect! Our ESL study group is for beginner and intermediate adult learners who want to improve English listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students at a very high level might find personal tutoring more helpful, but everyone is welcome to try the group to see if they like it.

Shred-A-Thon

May 3rd, 2014, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Midway Document Destruction will have their industrial shredder truck on hand to safely shred and recycle all your old papers. The truck will be located in the far parking lot (across Riverside Drive) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bring your small pile or trash bag full anytime during these hours!

Stitch 'n' Time

May 3rd, 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am
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.

DUPLO<sup>®</sup> @ Your Library Club

May 3rd, 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am
Bring your wee ones to develop their creative building skills with us at the library! DUPLO® blocks will be available to construct their masterpieces.

Please register for this event online, by phone, or in person at our Youth Services desk.

Private Learning Group

May 3rd, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
This is a closed social group for past students of ESL classes from the Library and the Lyons Township Adult Ed. program.