Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Book Sale Volunteer

August 11, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can earn services hours by volunteering at the library's Book Sale. ...

Cupcake Wars Volunteer

August 11, 2018
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Help distribute cupcakes, frosting, and candy. Clean up. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

August 11, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can earn services hours by volunteering at the library's Book Sale. ...

Cupcake Wars and End of Summer Drawing!

August 11, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Show off your cupcake decorating skills at our Cupcake Wars!  Prizes will be awarded.  We'll also choose our summer reading raffle basket winners.  Raffle winners need not be present to win. ...

closed

August 12, 2018
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...

Porch Stories

August 13, 2018
8:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Join us on the porch to tell your stories (or stories you've heard from your parents or grandparents).  We'll have lemonade and good company.  Stories should be limited to about 5 minutes and topics are as follows: June 11--Memories of E...

Make It, Take It Tuesdays

August 14, 2018
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...

Yak & Yarn

August 14, 2018
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...

Unrequired Reading--High School Book Discussion

August 14, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Read In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, then join us to talk about it and make fried plantains!  Copies of the book will be available for checkout by July 16.   ...
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Reading Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Read 'The Mirror Thief' by Martin Seay and 'Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk' by Kathleen Rooney and meet fellow readers at 6:30 pm on August 15 to discuss your favorite titles and why. Husband and wife Illinois Reads authors Kathleen Rooney and Martin...

closed

August 19, 2018
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...
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
If you are looking for a job or intend to go to college, you need to be aware of your digital footprint – the information connected with your name online. Companies and recruiters routinely check search engine results to learn more about potential em...

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke

August 22, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
In this 90-minute workshop, a representative from My College Planning Team shares professional knowledge to guide you in the college admission and funding process. • Discover creative strategies for you to fund your children’s education. • Unde...
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Stranger Than Fiction Book Club meets monthly to discuss current nonfiction titles. In August, we will discuss Michael Finkel's The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last Hermit. A National Geographic Best Book of the Year ...

DIY Ripped Jeans

August 23, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Bring a pair of jeans and we'll show you how to rip them with style. ...

closed

August 26, 2018
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...

Yak & Yarn

August 28, 2018
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...

Kindred Spirits Book Club

August 29, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This month's selection is: 'The Childbury Ladies Choir' by Jennifer Ryan. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk....

closed

September 2, 2018
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...

Yak & Yarn

September 4, 2018
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...

Stampin' Up

September 4, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Esther Thoele of Stampin' Up will teach you how to use decorative rubber stamps and accessories to make personal greeting cards. Participants will create different themed cards each month. Bring your own scissors and adhesive. Register for each class...