Community Room

Big Hero 6

June 19th, 2015,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Beat the heat and come in for our weekly summer movies! We celebrate the summer reading program's theme Every Hero Has A Story with our variety of film choices.

All ages welcome. BYOS: Bring Your Own Snacks

Big Hero Six is rated PG.

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

Smarty Pants presents The Heroes of History!

May 30th, 2015,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for our summer reading kick-off!

Smarty Pants is back for the Big Balloon Show, this time presenting The Heroes of History, his take on this year's summer reading program theme: Every Hero Has a Story. The show features profiles of history’s greatest heroes – both from literature and true life! Meet our famous escape artist Harry Houdini who inspired a generation of magicians! Go back to the age of Greek mythology with our strong hero, Hercules. And we’ll even meet a new hero named Super Chicken!

Healthy Pets Day

July 9th, 2015,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Meet a real life hero! Miss Melissa is a vet tech who will demonstrate how to give a pet checkup on her dog, Juicebox. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and you can follow along with a checkup of your own!

Space is limited. Please register by phone at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, at, or in person at the Youth Services desk.

Bette Davis: A Living History Portrayal

March 28th, 2015,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Few actresses in Hollywood rivaled her for longevity and appeal. In such classic films as Jezebel, Dark Victory, Now, Voyager, The Letter, and All About Eve, Bette Davis created a new kind of film heroine: strong, outspoken, luxurious, and even wicked. And her personal life was as tempestuous as her life onscreen. Meet the ultimate star from the golden age of Hollywood

Can You Afford to Retire?

March 25th, 2015,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Jim Flanagan will help attendees evaluate their readiness for retirement with several self-evaluation exercises. Once the evaluations are complete, attendees will be introduced to the Ten Critical Questions, the ten questions that every retiree must answer before embarking on a successful retirement. Jim will then give an in-depth instruction on the nuances of Social Security: How benefits are calculated, when to file to maximize benefits, taxation of benefits, benefits while working, and benefits for spouses, divorced and widows.