Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

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...

Booo!k Club

All Day9/22 - 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 Day9/22 - 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.   ...

Double Dutch Workshop Volunteer

September 22, 2018
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
If you know how to twirl double dutch jump ropes, we need your help! ...

Learn to Jump Double Dutch with Black Girls Jump

September 22, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Ages: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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...

Doreen Spicer-Dannelly, Author of Love Double Dutch!

September 22, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Children, Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Description:
Meet author, Doreen Spicer-Dannelly! Doreen Spicer-Dannelly is the author of the middle grade novel, Love Double Dutch. She also developed and wrote the Disney Channel film, Jump In! and worked on the animated series, The Proud Family. Copies of Ms. ...

Tidy Up the Children's Department

September 22, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
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...

Zumba® Kids (7-11)

September 23, 2018
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Registration
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!

September 23, 2018
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
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...

Tidy Up the Children's Department

September 23, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
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. ...

Computer Basics

September 24, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Computer Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Payment 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. ...

Yoga for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

September 24, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
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...

Angry Birds Live Volunteer

September 24, 2018
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Volunteer Calendar
Ages: Teens
Registration Required
Description:
Help kids play our live version of Angry Birds. ...

Job Seekers: Personal Assessment

September 24, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
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!

September 24, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
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. ...

Tidy Up the Children's Department

September 24, 2018
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
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. ...

Toddler Time

September 25, 2018
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. ...

Make It, Take It Tuesdays

September 25, 2018
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
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...

Intro to Photography with Ruth Hoskins

September 25, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
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 ...

Yak & Yarn

September 25, 2018
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...

Tidy Up the Children's Department

September 25, 2018
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
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. ...

Toddler Time

September 26, 2018
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. ...

Noon Chair Yoga for Everybody Fall Session 1 2018

September 26, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Payment 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...

1 pm Chair Yoga for Everybody Fall Session 1 2018

September 26, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Branch: Evergreen Park Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Payment 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

September 26, 2018
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

September 26, 2018
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
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! ...

Kindred Spirits Book Club

September 26, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
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....