Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

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

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: 4
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: 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...
Required
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. ...

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

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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. ...

Circus Boy!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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. ...
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! ...

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: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Be an extra set of hands for us as we help our tweens create some DIY crafts. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Reading Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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...

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...

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: 4
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: 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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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

Summer Reading Carnival

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Other
Description:
Drop-in to the library any time from 3 to 5 pm to play carnival-type games! ...

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Kids Crafternoons

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to join us for an afternoon of crafts on Fridays! June 8--Big top spinners June 22--Make homemade butter. June 29--Seashell animals and necklaces July 6--Patriotic confetti cannons ...

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. Enter a drawing for garden- and summer-themed baskets! Proceeds benefit the Garden Club...
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 your current project. We will share needlework techniques and knowledge with each ot...

Family Weekend Wonders

11:00am - 11:45am
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Make the library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, science, and/or crafts. June 9--In the Clouds June 23--Beach Fun July 7--Campfire Tales ...

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

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 2nd and 3rd. ...
Cancelled

Canceled--Yoga for Teens and Tweens

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Description:
Joan Zigulich teaches you to exercise, relax, focus and strengthen your mind and body through postures and breathing. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel. Parents must sign a release form before your child can participate. ...
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Be an extra set of hands for us as we help our tweens create some DIY crafts. ...

Mind Mapping

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
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....

Tween DIY Night

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
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...

Porch Stories

8:00pm - 8:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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...

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 2nd and 3rd. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
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. Presentado por St. Xavier Birth-3.  This storytime features books, rhymes and songs in Spanish...

Lego Club Volunteer

5:45pm - 7:15pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Help kids build with Legos.  Clean up. ...

Lego Club: Star Wars!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Other
Description:
At this free-play program, children are provided an open-ended prompt to encourage imaginative building and playing with Legos. This month we'll be building our own Star Wars creations.  All creations are displayed in the library display case. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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

Preschool Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 4th or 5th. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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: 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: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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...

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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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. Followin...

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Preschool Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 4th or 5th. ...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Other
Description:
Use the Force to win fun prizes at Star Wars Bingo!  Then we'll each make a light saber.  Feel free to wear a costume.  For kids in preschool through 5th grade. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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...

Book Bites

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Hear about and browse books that might interest you, talk about books you've been reading, and make a snack with other book lovers.   June 14--Candy sushi and graphic novels and manga July 19--Travel to Middle Earth for dirt cups...

Family Story Time

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities together. Feel free to wear your pajamas! ...

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Baby Bookworms

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 months with a caregiver. There is no Baby Bookworms on July 6. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Description:
Make your own custom-made galaxy slime and learn all about the science behind it! ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Make your own custom-made galaxy slime and learn all about the science behind it! ...

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

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 2nd and 3rd. ...
Cancelled

Canceled--Yoga for Teens and Tweens

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Description:
Joan Zigulich teaches you to exercise, relax, focus and strengthen your mind and body through postures and breathing. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel. Parents must sign a release form before your child can participate. ...

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: 7
Description:
Miss Jamie and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical sing-along, dance-along, barnyard adventure. ...
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -1
Description:
Be an extra set of hands for us as we help our tweens create some DIY crafts. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
One of the most popular film actresses of her time, Colleen Moore assembled a legion of her industry colleagues to help craft this miniature home of fantastic proportions. She shared it during the Great Depression, touring the country to raise funds ...

Tween DIY Night

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 2nd and 3rd. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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

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

Preschool Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 4th or 5th. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
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: 9
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: 5
Description:
Get ready to get out there and challenge yourself to go the distance! Join a Kate Bradley, experienced marathon runner, to learn what you need to start covering some ground. Instructor Kate Bradley will speak on training for novice, intermediate, and...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Preschool Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 4th or 5th. ...

Farmer's Market Volunteer

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Help at the library's table at the Farmer's Market.  Meet at the Farmer's Market (8900 S. Kedzie). ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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: Meeting 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....

Family Story Time

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities together. Feel free to wear your pajamas! ...

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Baby Bookworms

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 months with a caregiver. There is no Baby Bookworms on July 6. ...

Kids Crafternoons

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to join us for an afternoon of crafts on Fridays! June 8--Big top spinners June 22--Make homemade butter. June 29--Seashell animals and necklaces July 6--Patriotic confetti cannons ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
Don’t miss our first ever Library Nerf War! We'll supply Nerf guns and rounds but feel free to bring your own Nerf gun. ...

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Family Weekend Wonders

11:00am - 11:45am
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Make the Library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, science, and/or crafts. June 9--In the Clouds June 23--Beach Fun July 7--Campfire Tales ...

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

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 2nd and 3rd. ...
Cancelled

Canceled--Yoga for Teens and Tweens

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Description:
Joan Zigulich teaches you to exercise, relax, focus and strengthen your mind and body through postures and breathing. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel. Parents must sign a release form before your child can participate. ...
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -1
Description:
Be an extra set of hands for us as we help our tweens create some DIY crafts. ...

Make some Giardiniera

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -5
Description:
Learn how to make some delicious homemade giardiniera with Alison Platt....

Tween DIY Night

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
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...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Toddler Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers. There is no Toddler Time on July 2nd and 3rd. ...

Dave Rudolf On Vacation!

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Take a trip with children's musician Dave Rudolf!  Visit Fun Island, be the odd animals at Dave's zoo, visit NASA and be a part of Dave's wacky trip. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Description:
Join us at Beverly Ride-On (2940 West 95th Street, Evergreen Park) for a free, introductory spin class.  Please arrive at 6:15 to fill out a waiver.  Parents must come in to fill out a waiver for anyone under 18 years old.  This c...

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

Preschool Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 4th or 5th. ...
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: Reading Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Melissa Fraterrigo is the author of more than forty short stories, nonfiction essays and reviews. A lifelong teacher, Melissa has a deep love for all forms of story. She founded the Lafayette Writers' Studio in Lafayette, Indiana in 2014 to help loca...

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Preschool Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   There is no Preschool Story Time on July 4th or 5th. ...

Book Swap Volunteer

2:45pm - 4:15pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Run the book swap.  Take in kids' books, count them, keep book tables tidy. ...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Other
Description:
Start your summer off right by getting some new-to-you books at our book swap! Bring in your gently used YA or children's books (in good condition) and trade them for the same number of books. Lots to choose from! All books should have covers, all pa...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
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...

Family Story Time

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities together. Feel free to wear your pajamas! ...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Baby Bookworms

9:30am - 10:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 months with a caregiver. There is no Baby Bookworms on July 6. ...

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 11AM in our beautiful parks! June 29--Circle Park (97th and Homan) July 12--Yukich Fields StoryWalk (89th and Kedzie) July 13--Duffy Park (92nd and Millard) July 20--Bejcek Park (90th and Troy) August 3--...

Kids Crafternoons

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Description:
Kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to join us for an afternoon of crafts on Fridays! June 8--Big top spinners June 22--Make homemade butter. June 29--Seashell animals and necklaces July 6--Patriotic confetti cannons ...

Saturday, June 30th, 2018