Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
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...
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, September 2nd, 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...

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, September 3rd, 2018

Tuesday, September 4th, 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...

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: 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. ...

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Pet Portraits in the Park

9:00am - 10:00am
Branch: Off Site
Ages: All
Description:
Schedule a 10-minute portrait session with Blair Malloy of  Smiling Shamrock Photography at the Barn at 50-Acre Park (91st and California) for the perfect outdoor family photo with (or without) your four-legged family member! Receive a professio...

Back-to-School Bingo

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Other
Description:
Play picture bingo with a back-to-school theme and win fabulous prizes!  For kids in kindergarten through 6th grade. ...

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Snack & STEM

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Join us on Thursdays for fun STEM activities and a brain-boosting snack! Register for each activity you are attending. September 6--Exploding Sandwich Bags September 20--Build a Zip Line October 4--DIY Stomp Rockets October 11--Design a M...

Intro to Word

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word. Other topics will be added as determined by students demand. $10 fee. ...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Description:
Stop in to see what the garden club has to offer. This month's topic is: Trowel & Error, a round-table discussion of your gardening issues with advice from our Master Gardeners and fellow members, who've probably had the same issue at least once!...

Friday, September 7th, 2018

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...

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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. ...
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
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...
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, September 9th, 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...

Zumba® Kids (7-11)

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Taught by licensed instructor, Jo Moran, Zumba® Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. Classes incorporate key childhood development elements such as leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, self-este...

Zumba® (12+) for Teens!

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Zumba® is an easy to follow, calorie burning, Latin inspired fitness dance party! This is a great way for teens to get fit, have fun, and meet new people at the same time. Classes are taught by licensed Zumba instructor, Jo Moran. For teens ages 12 a...
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 4 PM on Sunday. ...

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Computer Basics

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the computer and the keyboard, common computer terminology, and how to use the mouse. Learn how to set up and use a free email account. $10 fee. ...

Cookbook Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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. ...

Tuesday, September 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 October 23 and November 20. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program 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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Join us on Tuesdays in the Teen Room to create something new!  Register for each activity you are coming to. September 11--Slime September 25--Candy Sushi October 9 & 16--Pillows of Unrest:  Halloween Pillows October 30--Glo...

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: Other
Registration Required
Description:
Get a solid grounding in the skills and tools you'll need to explore the world of digital photography. Bring your own digital camera. Instructor is Ruth Hoskins - www.bnhoskins.com ...
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. ...

Wednesday, September 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 October 24 and November 21. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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: 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...

Preschool Story Time

1:00pm - 1:30pm
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 October 24 and November 21. ...

Stories & STEM

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Explore biology, health, and nutrition through books, art, and experiments! We'll learn about the systems of the body, the five senses, healthy habits, the food groups, and more! ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Job Seekers will learn how to improve their resumes with one-on-one personal assessments from Melinda Crosby. Melinda is a professional resume reviewer from Goodwill Workforce Center. Please include your phone number and email address when you reg...

Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference 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: 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. ...

Thursday, September 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 October 25 and November 22. ...

Intro to Word

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word. Other topics will be added as determined by students demand. $10 fee. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Reading Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Description:
Local award-winning mystery writer and author of Little Pretty Things returns to the library to talk about her latest book Under a Dark Sky. Her latest novel is described as a “terrifying twist on a locked-room mystery that will keep reader...

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! There is no Family Story Time on October 25th and November 22. ...
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. ...

Friday, September 14th, 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 October 26 or November 23. ...

Computer Basics

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the computer and the keyboard, common computer terminology, and how to use the mouse. Learn how to set up and use a free email account. $10 fee. ...
Branch: Off Site
Ages: All
Description:
Schedule a 10-minute portrait session with Blair Malloy of  Smiling Shamrock Photography at the Barn at 50-Acre Park (91st and California) for the perfect outdoor family photo with (or without) your four-legged family member! Receive a professio...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: All, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Description:
Everyone is invited to celebrate National Coloring Day with refreshments and coloring in the library.  Relax, destress, and create. ...
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...

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Pet Portraits in the Park

9:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: All
Description:
Schedule a 10-minute portrait session with Blair Malloy of  Smiling Shamrock Photography at the Barn at 50-Acre Park (91st and California) for the perfect outdoor family photo with (or without) your four-legged family member! Receive a professio...

Meet Your Financial Goals

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Planning your wealth for interest  rate fluctuation, inflation, market volatility and taxes. Using strategic allocation to meet your financial goals while discovering tax-free lifetime streams of income. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Description:
Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with this fun, family event!  Cielito Lindo is a modern Latino mariachi band consisting of the nine members of the Lucero family.  They'll bring the fiesta with classic Mexican songs and more from Latin Amer...
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...
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...

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

Sunday, September 16th, 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...

Zumba® Kids (7-11)

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Taught by licensed instructor, Jo Moran, Zumba® Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. Classes incorporate key childhood development elements such as leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, self-este...

Zumba® (12+) for Teens!

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Zumba® is an easy to follow, calorie burning, Latin inspired fitness dance party! This is a great way for teens to get fit, have fun, and meet new people at the same time. Classes are taught by licensed Zumba instructor, Jo Moran. For teens ages 12 a...
Cancelled

Pet Portraits in the Park

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: All
Description:
Schedule a 10-minute portrait session with Blair Malloy of  Smiling Shamrock Photography at the Barn at 50-Acre Park (91st and California) for the perfect outdoor family photo with (or without) your four-legged family member! Receive a professio...
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 4 PM on Sunday. ...

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Computer Basics

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the computer and the keyboard, common computer terminology, and how to use the mouse. Learn how to set up and use a free email account. $10 fee. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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.  Fo...

Elf and Fairy Fun!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Registration Required
Description:
Spend a magical evening of family fun at the library as we share stories, make fancy fairy crafts, and more. Costumes are encouraged but not required. All magical creatures are welcome. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Description:
Most people learn about the funeral process at the most trying and stressful time imaginable. Learn how to prevent "The Family Funeral Crisis".  Join us for an informative program put together by members of the Funeral Industry designed to dispe...
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. ...

Tuesday, September 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 October 23 and November 20. ...

Lego Club Volunteer

5:45pm - 7:15pm
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Help and encourage kids while building with Legos.  Clean up. ...

Build It: Lego Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Other, Technology Class
Description:
At this free-play program, children are provided an open-ended prompt to encourage imaginative building and playing with Legos. All creations are displayed in the library display case. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Description:
Get a solid grounding in the skills and tools you'll need to explore the world of digital photography. Bring your own digital camera. Instructor is Ruth Hoskins - www.bnhoskins.com ...

Cooking at The Palm

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Chef Mario of The Red Palm (3020 W. 95th Street)  will show us how to throw a tailgate party.  He'll grill up some food and make some of his delicious salads. ...

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: 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. ...

Wednesday, September 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 October 24 and November 21. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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: 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...

Preschool Story Time

1:00pm - 1:30pm
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 October 24 and November 21. ...

Stories & STEM

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Explore biology, health, and nutrition through books, art, and experiments! We'll learn about the systems of the body, the five senses, healthy habits, the food groups, and more! ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Stranger Than Fiction Book Club meets monthly to discuss current nonfiction titles. For the September discussion, the group will read Gail Lukasik's 'White Like Her'.   White Like Her: My Family's Story of Race and Racial Passing is the st...
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. ...

Thursday, September 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 October 25 and November 22. ...

Snack & STEM

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Join us on Thursdays for fun STEM activities and a brain-boosting snack! Register for each activity you are attending. September 6--Exploding Sandwich Bags September 20--Build a Zip Line October 4--DIY Stomp Rockets October 11--Design a M...

Intro to Word

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word. Other topics will be added as determined by students demand. $10 fee. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Description:
Veteran Road-Trippers Jim and Paula Hantak will bring this presentation to the library. Learn interesting Illinois trivia and how some towns acquired their names. See quirky roadside attractions, unusual festivals, and surprisingly beautiful scenery ...

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! There is no Family Story Time on October 25th and November 22. ...
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. ...

Friday, September 21st, 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 October 26 or November 23. ...

Computer Basics

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the computer and the keyboard, common computer terminology, and how to use the mouse. Learn how to set up and use a free email account. $10 fee. ...

Bid Opening

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
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: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Join us for a fun activity in the Teen Room on the following Fridays! All programs begin at 3:30. September 21--Exploding Craft Sticks Competition September 28--Yarn Wrap Decor November 2--Paper Plate Sugar Skulls November 9--Gratitude Ca...
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...

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Join Black Girls Jump! for double dutch in the parking lot behind the library!  Children and adults are welcome and double dutch lessons are provided. Have fun and while staying fit!  For more information about Black Girls Jump, go to https...
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...
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...

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

Sunday, September 23rd, 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...

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

Zumba® Kids (7-11)

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Taught by licensed instructor, Jo Moran, Zumba® Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. Classes incorporate key childhood development elements such as leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, self-este...

Zumba® (12+) for Teens!

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Zumba® is an easy to follow, calorie burning, Latin inspired fitness dance party! This is a great way for teens to get fit, have fun, and meet new people at the same time. Classes are taught by licensed Zumba instructor, Jo Moran. For teens ages 12 a...
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 4 PM on Sunday. ...

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

Computer Basics

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the computer and the keyboard, common computer terminology, and how to use the mouse. Learn how to set up and use a free email account. $10 fee. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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.  Fo...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Did you know that the average person from the age of 20 to 65 working a 40-hour week will spend 90,360 hours in the work place? If you don’t love what you do, that’s a long time to be unhappy. Why not change your circumstance and find something that ...

Angry Birds Live!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Description:
Those darn pigs just keep stealing our eggs. Come to the library to play a live-action version of Angry Birds.  Build towers.  Knock ‘em down! Fling Birds! Get back at those pigs. ...
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. ...

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

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 October 23 and November 20. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Join us on Tuesdays in the Teen Room to create something new!  Register for each activity you are coming to. September 11--Slime September 25--Candy Sushi October 9 & 16--Pillows of Unrest:  Halloween Pillows October 30--Glo...

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: Other
Registration Required
Description:
Get a solid grounding in the skills and tools you'll need to explore the world of digital photography. Bring your own digital camera. Instructor is Ruth Hoskins - www.bnhoskins.com ...
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. ...

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

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 October 24 and November 21. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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: 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...

Preschool Story Time

1:00pm - 1:30pm
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 October 24 and November 21. ...

Stories & STEM

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Explore biology, health, and nutrition through books, art, and experiments! We'll learn about the systems of the body, the five senses, healthy habits, the food groups, and more! ...
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: 'A Fall of Marigolds' by Susan Meissner. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk....
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. ...

Thursday, September 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 October 25 and November 22. ...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Description:
After completing the CVI workshop on Sep 24, sign up for a one-on-one CVI sessions. Sign up will be available in person on the 24th, or email adultservices@evergreenparklibrary.org to set up your time slot. ...

Intro to Word

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word. Other topics will be added as determined by students demand. $10 fee. ...

In a Pickle

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Alison Platt will show us how to prepare, season, and jar some delicious dill pickles. ...

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! There is no Family Story Time on October 25th and November 22. ...

Friday, September 28th, 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 October 26 or November 23. ...

Computer Basics

10:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This class is for adults with a limited knowledge of computers. Learn the main parts of the computer and the keyboard, common computer terminology, and how to use the mouse. Learn how to set up and use a free email account. $10 fee. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Join us for a fun activity in the Teen Room on the following Fridays! All programs begin at 3:30. September 21--Exploding Craft Sticks Competition September 28--Yarn Wrap Decor November 2--Paper Plate Sugar Skulls November 9--Gratitude Ca...
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...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Enjoy some wine and cheese and the music of Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Performance begins at 7 pm. Peter Fletcher is an American classical guitarist based in Detroit and New York City. He performs over 100 concerts ...

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

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...
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...

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

Sunday, September 30th, 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...

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

Zumba® Kids (7-11)

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Taught by licensed instructor, Jo Moran, Zumba® Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. Classes incorporate key childhood development elements such as leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, self-este...

Zumba® (12+) for Teens!

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Zumba® is an easy to follow, calorie burning, Latin inspired fitness dance party! This is a great way for teens to get fit, have fun, and meet new people at the same time. Classes are taught by licensed Zumba instructor, Jo Moran. For teens ages 12 a...
Required
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
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 4 PM on Sunday. ...

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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.  Fo...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Kids in preschool through 5th grade and invited to create a beautiful spider web painting with crayons and watercolors. ...
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. ...

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

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 October 23 and November 20. ...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: All, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Description:
Join us once a month, anytime from 3:30-5:00, to make handmade holiday cards for kids who are hospitalized.  People of all ages are welcome.  We'll send the cards to the Chicago organization, Cards for Hospitalized Kids (http://www.cardsfor...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Adults
Program Type: EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Description:
The product of a 30-year continuing project to capture the many ways our Illinois towns offer Roots, a Hometown, and a Little America for us all, “Main Street, Illinois” is a memorable and fun-filled tour of the charms, traditions, and personalities ...

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...
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. ...

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Booo!k Club

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and some goodies. Booo!k logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk starting Saturday, September 22.  For kids in 5th grade and younger. &nb...

Halloteen Reading Challenge

All Day 9/22 - 10/31
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen book logs can be picked up at the Children's Services desk or in the Teen Room starting Saturday, September 22.  For youth in grades 6-12.   ...

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 October 24 and November 21. ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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: 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...

Preschool Story Time

1:00pm - 1:30pm
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 October 24 and November 21. ...

Stories & STEM

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Explore biology, health, and nutrition through books, art, and experiments! We'll learn about the systems of the body, the five senses, healthy habits, the food groups, and more! ...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Ready to find your next job? Learn how to prepare yourself for today's job market and land a gig that you'll love. Using tips from Lynda.com's 'Finding a Job' tutorial, participants will learn how to find the best fit in today's competitive job ...
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. ...

Thursday, October 4th, 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 October 25 and November 22. ...

Snack & STEM

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join us on Thursdays for fun STEM activities and a brain-boosting snack! Register for each activity you are attending. September 6--Exploding Sandwich Bags September 20--Build a Zip Line October 4--DIY Stomp Rockets October 11--Design a M...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Description:
Anna Stange will show us how to make mead (an alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water)....

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! There is no Family Story Time on October 25th and November 22. ...
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. ...

Friday, October 5th, 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 October 26 or November 23. ...
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Description:
Join us for some slightly spooky after-school movie fun on Fridays in October!  We'll provide an after school snack but feel free to bring your own.  These movies are recommended for kids aged 10 and up. October 5 at 3:15--Frankenweenie ...
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...

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Description:
Financial literacy is independent of education.  Many people experience negative emotions, frustration and embarrassment when it comes to planning for retirement, and it leads to paralysis.  This workshop will provide you with the necessary...
Required
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: All
Program Type: EP 125 years
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join us for the 45th Annual Pullman House Tour. Since 1973, the Historic Pullman Foundation and the Pullman Civic Organization have co-sponsored the annual Pullman House Tour making this one of Chicago's oldest continuing tour of homes. Select h...
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...