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  • You choose the books you want to read.
  • You choose how many.
  • Choose your age group below and register to record your reading goal.
  • Print out your Reading Goal Log.
  • Reach your goal, win a prize, and get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a fantastic prize basket.

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5th Annual ATLAS Multi-Library Geocaching Competition

Monday, June 5 - Saturday, August 5
Complete rules and information at the ATLAS Geocache website

Let the adventure begin!  Use clues and geographic coordinates to find hidden caches.  Earn raffle tickets for prize drawings.  Pick up your clue card at participating libraries beginning Monday, June 5.

 

 

Table Top Time  #SRHPL 

Saturday, June 24, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Bring friends and family to this popular board game day!  All ages welcome.  No registration required.



Monthly Film Series & Discussion Group 

Fourth Mondays, June 26, July 24, August 28, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

June: The Third Man (1949)
July: The Late Show (1977)
August: The Searchers (1956)



Panel to Panel Book Discussion  #SRHPL 

Wednesday, June 28, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Discuss diverse titles in comics starting with Faith, Volume 1: Hollywood and Vine, and Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 1.  
  • Ages 18 and over
  • Registration required

 

 

Bright Knights Pop Up Chess Club  #SRHPL 

Thursday, June 29, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Join experienced chess instructors Cook and Josh from Bright Knights for a night of chess!  Players of all levels and all ages 5 through adult are welcome.  Come out and play or learn to play this awesome mind-gripping game!

 

 

Tech Take Apart!  #SRHPL 

Thursday, July 6, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

What's inside a VCR or computer?  All ages are invited to come take apart things - and NOT get in trouble!

 

 

Rules of the Road 

Monday, July 10, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Learn Illinois rules of the road from a representative of the Secretary of State's office.  There is no charge for this two-hour class, but reservations are required.

 

 

Games After Dark  #SRHPL  #SRHP

Mondays, July 10, August 14,  6:30 p.m.

Adults Only Game Night!  We will provide games such as Gloom, Super Flight and more. We invite participants to bring games that they're passionate about, too.

  • Walk-ins welcome
  • Must be over 18 years old to participate



Tales to Wet Your Whistle  #SRHPL 

Second Wednesdays, July 12, August 9, 7:00 p.m. at Grape & Grain

Hear new and experienced storytellers; submit your name and tell a story of your own. Special guest teller each month, along with local tellers.
   

  • At Grape & Grain, 18031 Dixie Hwy. in Homewood
  • Adults-only event
  • No cover charge




National Parks  #SRHPL 

Thursday, July 13, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Cultural geographer Norman Moline will present highlights of National Park Service history with a focus on Illinois and adjacent states.

 

 

Stumbling on History  #SRHPL  #SRHP

Tuesday, July 18, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

How do countries accept responsibility for historical crimes?  From Australia to the United States, nations have wrestled with this ethical dilemma.


 

Conversation Cafe  #SRHPL 

Tuesday July 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join area residents to talk about topics that may be hard or sensitive, but help us to better understand one another.  Registration required.
July - What makes an inclusive community?