Upcoming Events

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Saturday Matinees

October 25th, 2014, 12:00pm to 2:30pm
You've all heard people say "the book was better..." Find out for yourself! As we feature a different book-made-into-a-movie each month. Read the book. Watch the movie. Discuss both! And don't worry; we'll bring the popcorn!

Anime Mondays

October 27th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Throwback Thursdays

October 30th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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

Lapsit Story Time (16-23 months)

October 31st, 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, playtime 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.

Open Baby Play

October 31st, 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.

Anime Mondays

November 3rd, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party

November 4th, 2014, 6:30pm
ZOO-WEE MAMA! Greg is at it again with the brand new installment in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! Celebrate the release of The Long Haul with us as we enjoy trivia, snacks, and games.

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

XBOX 360 Gaming

November 5th, 2014, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
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).

Throwback Thursdays

November 6th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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

Lapsit Story Time (16-23 months)

November 7th, 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, playtime 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.

Open Baby Play

November 7th, 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.

Stitch 'n' Time

November 8th, 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm
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.