Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, July 29th, 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, July 30th, 2018

Lil' Scientists

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -9
Description:
Join us for a program combining early literacy and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) for preschoolers and a caregiver. Explore scientific vocabulary with stories, crafts, and science activities. Please register. For ages 3-6. ...
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. ...

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: 13
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, July 31st, 2018

Unicorns United!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Registration Required
Description:
Gallop over for unicorn stories, enchanting games and crafts.  ...

Harry Potter Escape Room

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Description:
Do you have what it takes to escape? Work together to solve puzzles and clues from the Harry Potter Universe, and free yourself from the escape room in thirty minutes or less. For young people entering grades 6-12. ...

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, August 1st, 2018

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join us at 50-Acre Park (91st and Rockwell) to play disc golf!  Don't know how to play?  That's okay!  We'll learn together. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -4
Description:
Volunteer to work at our annual gigantic book sale! Accept payment, re-stock and straighten sale items, and supervise student helpers. Volunteers are asked to attend this 30-minute orientation. ...

Friday, August 3rd, 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 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--...

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Book Sale Volunteer

9:00am - 10:00pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can earn services hours by volunteering at the library's Book Sale. ...

Book Sale Pre-sale

9:00am - 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Description:
For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park Library Foundation, you can have first pick at the library book sale. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

Sunday, August 5th, 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, August 6th, 2018

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

Book Sale Volunteer

9:00am - 10:00pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can earn services hours by volunteering at the library's Book Sale. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can earn services hours by volunteering at the library's Book Sale. ...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

Book Sale Volunteer

9:00am - 10:00pm
Required
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. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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...

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can earn services hours by volunteering at the library's Book Sale. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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...

Book Sale Volunteer

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
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. ...

Stampin' Up

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity 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, August 8th, 2018

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

Book Sale Volunteer

9:00am - 10:00pm
Required
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. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can earn services hours by volunteering at the library's Book Sale. ...

Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity 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, August 9th, 2018

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

Book Sale Volunteer

9:00am - 10:00pm
Required
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. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
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. ...

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: 20
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...

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

Book Sale Volunteer

9:00am - 10:00pm
Required
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. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

11:00am - 1:00pm
Required
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. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Book Sale Volunteer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
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. ...

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

Book Sale Volunteer

9:00am - 10:00pm
Required
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. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

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

Cupcake Wars Volunteer

11:45am - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Help distribute cupcakes, frosting, and candy. Clean up. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
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. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
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. ...

Book Sale Volunteer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
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. ...

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Annual Gigantic Book Sale

8/6 @ 9:00am - 8/11 @ 5:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: All
Program Type: Other
Description:
Discover a treasure trove of hardcover and paperback books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, audio books and more at bargain prices! Do you want the best selection? For a $5 per person donation to the Evergreen Park P...

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, August 13th, 2018

Porch Stories

8:00pm - 8:45pm
Required
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...

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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...
Required
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.   ...

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity 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...

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Sunday, August 19th, 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, August 20th, 2018

Required
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...

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
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...
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. 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 ...

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

DIY Ripped Jeans

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. ...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
This month we’re inviting our teens to post a “shelfie” of you and a book you read in August or September, set against the backdrop of your favorite bookshelf. Be creative.  Post your shelfie with the hashtag #epplteensread.  Follow us on I...

Sunday, August 26th, 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...

Tuesday, August 28th, 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, August 29th, 2018

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: 'Under a Dark Sky' by Lori Rader-Day. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk....

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
This month we’re inviting our teens to post a “shelfie” of you and a book you read in August or September, set against the backdrop of your favorite bookshelf. Be creative.  Post your shelfie with the hashtag #epplteensread.  Follow us on I...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Description:
Illumination Curated by Roslyn DeBoer, Denise Havlan, and Sara Hochhauser The 2018 Professional Art Quilt Alliance (PAQA) challenge was to interpret the idea of illumination in an art quilt. This could be an actual representation of light,...
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Help clean up the Children's Department at the end of the day.   Wipe down play tables, clean toys, put together puzzles, etc.  If you get a ride after your volunteer shift, please be aware that the library closes at 5 PM on Friday and...