Events Calendar

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Memorial Day

5/27 @ 12:00am - 5/28 @ 9:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Description:
The Library is closed for Memorial Day. Summer hours begin, regular schedule will resume the Sunday after Labor Day...

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Memorial Day

5/27 @ 12:00am - 5/28 @ 9:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Description:
The Library is closed for Memorial Day. Summer hours begin, regular schedule will resume the Sunday after Labor Day...

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Memorial Day

5/27 @ 12:00am - 5/28 @ 9:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Description:
The Library is closed for Memorial Day. Summer hours begin, regular schedule will resume the Sunday after Labor Day...

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Required
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

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...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
This month's selection is: 'The Wright Brothers' by David McCullough. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk....

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Create Thursdays

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...

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Club, EP 125 years
Registration Required
Description:
Join the Illinois Reads Summer Adult Reading Club! Illinois Reads 2018 authors Kathleen Rooney and Martin Seay ('Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk' and 'The Mirror Thief') join fellow readers to discuss their work at Porter Cullens on August 15, 6:30 pm. ...

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Circus Boy!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Bobby Hunt, the Circus Boy, is back to entertain us with activities like balancing atop an 8-foot ladder, audience participation, and mouth juggling. ...

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

closed

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

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Stampin' Up

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...

Geocaching 101

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
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...

Yak & Yarn

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...

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Description:
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, the Evergreen Park Library proudly presents the world's smallest circus.  Step right up and marvel at the acrobatic feats,  juggling, and magic of Pocket Circus! ...

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Description:
Bob Erlich will speak about attracting Monarch and Black Swallowtail butterflies to your garden. He will talk about the library's butterfly garden, and tips on creating your own. Everyone is welcome!...

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Join us for outdoor stories at one of our beautiful parks on Fridays at 11:00. June 8--Yukich Field Story Walk (89th and Kedzie) June 15--Cowboy Park (92nd and Homan) June 22--Stories by the Farm at 50-Acre Park (91st and Rockwell) June 29--Circl...

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Home & Garden
Description:
Happy gardeners will find perennials, unique potted arrangements, handmade cards and more as well as expert gardening advice at the annual plant sale fundraiser. Take a chance on garden- and nature-themed drawings. Proceeds benefit the Garden Club of...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: All
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Description:
Join in the World Wide Knit in Public Day gathering! Knitters, crocheters, and needle workers are invited to gather on the front porch for a Knit-In. Bring chairs and your project, we will share needlework techniques and knowledge with each other, kn...

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

closed

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

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Mind Mapping

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
A mind map is a graphical way to represent ideas and concepts. Certified Professional Coach Mark Fechner will help you use mind maps to help you to better analyze and generate new ideas....

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Yak & Yarn

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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Description:
Many of our current highways (including Route 66) follow trails first blazed by Native American footpaths, 19th century canals, and railroad trunk lines. In this presentation, David Clark of Windy City Warrior will explore why Route 66 "winds from Ch...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...
Required
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. For June, we will discuss Tara Westover's bestselling memoir, 'Educated'. Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to surviv...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Description:
Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, has always been passionate about astronomy, and wants to share the excitement with you! Learn about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders. Following the pre...

Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Staff Room
Ages: All
Description:
Members of the public are welcome to attend. Each regular agenda provides time for public participation. Patrons addressing the Library Board must state their full name and address for the record, and limit their comments to five minutes. The total t...

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Gail's appearance on PBS's Genealogy Roadshow became the inspiration for her book, 'White Like Her: My Family's Story of Race and Racial Passing'. Vowed to secrecy until her mother's death, Gail revealed on national television to 1.5 million people t...

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Join us for outdoor stories at one of our beautiful parks on Fridays at 11:00. June 8--Yukich Field Story Walk (89th and Kedzie) June 15--Cowboy Park (92nd and Homan) June 22--Stories by the Farm at 50-Acre Park (91st and Rockwell) June 29--Circl...

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

closed

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

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Miss Jamie's Farm

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Description:
Miss Jamie and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical sing-along, dance-along, barnyard adventure. ...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Yak & Yarn

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...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Home & Garden
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
Join us for a fun event for the whole family!  Beat the clock to unlock clues and help the farmer to get local produce from the farm to the market.  After solving the break out box, we'll have a quick game of Ag Bingo!  This fun-filled...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Get ready to get out there and challenge yourself to go the distance! Join a professional trainer from Running Excels to learn what you need to start covering some ground. Instructor Beverly Lynch will speak on training for novice, intermediate, and ...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Uncovering Hidden Fees and Making Sound Decisions. Learn how to consolidate assets, access your retirement account for current needs, and avoid taxes. Discuss Stretch IRAs, Leaving IRAs behind, and IRS section 525. Also discover how to capitalize ...

Plant a Summer Herb Bowl

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Home & Garden
Registration Required
Description:
Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension South Cook Unit will help you to plant a bowl of savory herbs that will keep you seasoning delicious dishes through the summer. $5 fee....

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Join us for outdoor stories at one of our beautiful parks on Fridays at 11:00. June 8--Yukich Field Story Walk (89th and Kedzie) June 15--Cowboy Park (92nd and Homan) June 22--Stories by the Farm at 50-Acre Park (91st and Rockwell) June 29--Circl...

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Sunday, June 24th, 2018

closed

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

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Make some Giardiniera

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Cooking
Registration Required
Description:
Learn how to make some delicious homemade giardiniera with Alison Platt....

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Yak & Yarn

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...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...
Required
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: 'Glory Days' by Melissa Fraterrigo. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk....

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Art historian and educator Laura Mueller will offer a wide-ranging, slide-illustrated presentation surveying depictions of Illinois and its people in art and literature.  It will include examples representing many points in time between 1818 and...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Join us for outdoor stories at one of our beautiful parks on Fridays at 11:00. June 8--Yukich Field Story Walk (89th and Kedzie) June 15--Cowboy Park (92nd and Homan) June 22--Stories by the Farm at 50-Acre Park (91st and Rockwell) June 29--Circl...

Saturday, June 30th, 2018