Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Yak & Yarn

July 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Using Ancestry Trees Securely and Effectively Online ancestry trees can be a mixed bag of tricks. But you can use the trees on ancestry.com effectively in your Paper Trail and DNA Trail genealogy research. Suz Bates, a local genealogis...

After Hours & Exhibit Opening

July 19, 2019
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 63
Event Details:
Enjoy some wine and cheese and listen to Gerry Burns as he entertains you with classical, contemporary, and jazz favorites. Browse the exhibit of Mario Pallagi's beautiful watercolors. Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Performance starts at 7 pm.&...

EP Cares: Caturday!

July 20, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Celebrate Caturday and do something good by making toys for the dogs and cats currently making their home at The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago. People ages 10 and up can drop in anytime from 2:30pm-4:30pm to make a kitty sachet or a dog pull toy.&n...

Yak & Yarn

July 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...

Garden Photography

July 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Using the library’s butterfly garden, Evergreen Park resident and professional photographer Ruth Hoskins will demonstrate how to take beautiful garden photos. Bring your own camera or smartphone. ...

Fairy Gardens - FULL

July 29, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Payment
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
CLASS IS FULL! Make a fairy garden with local artist Barb Thompson. Picture is an example, not an exact replica of what we will be making.  ...
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Event Details:
T.J. Martinson will talk about his debut novel "The Reign of the Kingfisher", a thriller set in an alternate version of Chicago, is getting rave reviews. Books available for purchase and signing. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This month, both Kindred Spirits and Stranger Than Fiction book clubs will read 'The Day the World Came to Town:9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland' by Jim DeFede.  Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. When 38 jetliners bound fo...

Cookbook Book Club

August 5, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
It's too hot to cook!  Summertime recipes! ...
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Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Take A Trip!
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Bus leaves the library at 9:15 am. Guided tour of Newberry Library on 60 W. Walton St. (https://www.newberry.org/).  We'll take a short walk to The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts at 1012 N. Dearborn St. (www.paletteandchi...

Disclaimer(s)

Paid Event Refund Policy

  1. Cancelations must be received no later than 48 hours prior to the start of a program to receive a refund.
  2. Trip refunds will be granted only if the vacated spot is filled.
  3. There are no refunds for cancelation of an Evergreen Park Public Library Foundation event.
  4. There are no partial refunds.
  5. Refunds will be paid in the manner tendered; i.e., cash, check, or charge.

Stampin' Up

August 6, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
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

August 6, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Reading Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...

Yak & Yarn

August 13, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Reading Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...

Yak & Yarn

August 20, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...

Stranger Than Fiction Book Club

August 21, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
For August, Stranger Than Fiction will read and discuss Earl Swift's  'Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island' Tangier Island, Virginia, is a community unique on the American landscape. Mapped by John Smith i...

Yak & Yarn

August 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...

Kindred Spirits Book Club

August 28, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Teen/Activity Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This month's selection is Clock Dance by Anne Tyler.  Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. ...

Stampin' Up

September 3, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
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

September 3, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Reading Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...

Intro to Word

September 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Payment
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word. File management will be addressed. Other topics will be added as determined by students demand. $10 fee. ...

Computer Basics

September 9, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Payment
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Adults with limited knowledge of computers can learn the main components and keyboard, common terminology, use of the mouse, and set up and use of a free email account. This is a hands-on class. $10 fee. ...

Costumes of Downton Abbey

September 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Art historian Jeff Mishur discusses costumes used in the popular PBS series and soon to be movie -- some original to the period and others newly constructed to imitate vintage dress. Most importantly, Mishur places each costume into a histo...

Yak & Yarn

September 10, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are welcome. Beginning crochet students should bring an H/8 hook and skein of medium weight yarn; beginning knitters should bring size 8 needles and a ske...

A Parent's Guide on How to Pay for College

September 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
My College Planning Team will share strategies on funding your children’s education, selecting and applying to colleges that are the “best fit” for your student, and learning how admissions officers and scholarship committees make...

Noon Chair Yoga Fall 1

September 11, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Payment
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
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...

1 pm Chair Yoga Fall 1

September 11, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Payment
Library Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
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...