Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Butterfly Garden Plant Sale

5/23 @ 9:00am
to
5/26 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Description:
Bob Erlich, curator of the Evergreen Park Public Library's garden and monarch waystation, offers plants from his home garden: common and tropical milkweed, bee-lovin' perennials, vegetable plants, and more for sale in the lobby. Proceeds fund mainten...
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Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Program Type: Author Event, EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Author Patrick McBriarty will share his recent research about Chicago in 1812, relating the characters and events of this French and Indian outpost on the cusp of the War of 1812. The story begins with an Indian attack at Leigh's Farm, moves to the m...
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Join Programming Fundamentals learners with online Lynda.com tutorials. This class will be a basics of Javascript programming language. Participants will meet twice per month in person to discuss progress with a staff session facilitator. You will fo...

Anime Club

May 26,
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Description:
Watch, read, and discuss anime and manga....

Memorial Day

5/27 @ 12:00am
to
5/28 @ 9:00pm
Branches:
Evergreen Park Public Library
Description:
The Library is closed for Memorial Day. Summer hours begin, regular schedule will resume the Sunday after Labor Day...
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Join MS Power Point 2013 learners with online Lynda.com tutorials. Participants will meet twice per month in person to discuss progress with a staff session facilitator. You will follow the syllabus, taking courses on your own time, and discuss progr...

Yak & Yarn

May 29,
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens, Adults
Description:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Sessions are held in the library’s Reading Room. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginni...
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Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to boost your energy and get your joints moving. This gentle form of yoga consists of simple movements to strengthen and stretch the whole body all while s...
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to boost your energy and get your joints moving. This gentle form of yoga consists of simple movements to strengthen and stretch the whole body all while s...

Kindred Spirits Book Club

May 30,
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
This month's selection is: 'Rocket Men' by Robert Kurson. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk. Mr Kurson will speak at the library at 6: 30 pm on Monday, June 4. ...

Create Thursdays

May 31,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Join us on Thursdays in the Teen Room to create something new! Register for each activity you are coming to. March 1 and March 8--Community Painting Project (earn service hours) March 22--Gorilla Nutrition. Learn about a diet rich in fruit, veg...
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Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Hora de cuentos para niños y niñas desde bebitos hasta edad escolar y para sus padres. Libros, canciones y rimas se presentarán totalmente en español.  This storytime features books, rhymes and songs in Spanish for children and families. ...

Teen Summer Reading Kickoff!

June 2,
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Other
Description:
Join us for a rousing game of musical lawn chairs, eat ice cream, and make your own button and t-shirt tote! ...

Circus Boy!

June 2,
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 87
Description:
Bobby Hunt, the Circus Boy, is back to entertain us with amazing feats like balancing atop an 8-foot ladder, riding a teeny unicycle, and mouth juggling. ...

closed

June 3,
12:00am - 11:45pm
Branches:
Evergreen Park Public Library
Description:
The library is closed on Sundays in the summer from Memorial Day to Labor Day...

Author Visit Volunteer

June 4,
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Be an usher for author Robert Kurson's visit. ...

Tween DIY Night Volunteer

June 4,
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Be an extra set of hands for us as we help our tweens create some DIY crafts. ...

Author Robert Kurson: Rocket Men

June 4,
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Description:
From New York Times bestselling author Robert Kurson comes a story of true American heroes. Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon. The story of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon is a riveting acco...

Tween DIY Night

June 4,
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Young people entering Grades 4-7 are invited to join us for a fun-filled night of arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side! June 4--Make circus hair bows June 11--Bubble rockets June 18--Sew a cow stuffie June 25--Mak...

Make It, Take It Tuesdays

June 5,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Join us on Tuesdays in the Teen Room to create something new!  Register for each activity you are coming to. June 5--Moon sand June 19--Jello lip gloss July 10--Designer slime July 24--Paint with Bob Ross August 7--Galaxy in a jar...

Geocaching 101

June 5,
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Geocaching is a fun, family-friendly way to exercise both mind and body and is a fast-growing sport that's akin to a modern-day treasure hunt. You use a GPS receiver (or your smartphone), a set of coordinates and (optionally) clues to look for a cac...