Events

September 2019

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SUMMER SUNDAYS - Library Closed
SUMMER SUNDAYS - Library Closed Sep 01, 2019 (All day)

Library closed on Sundays for the summer.

For: Library Closings Location: 13138
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month Sep 01, 2019 (All day)

It's Library Card Sign-up Month!<br /><br />Sign up for (or renew) your library card any time this month, and get a small goodie bag and a raffle ticket for a prize.

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For: Adults Location: 12989
(All day)
Adults
 
 
LIBRARY CLOSED
LIBRARY CLOSED Sep 02, 2019 (All day)

Library Closed Today

For: Library Closings Location: 13143
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
 
Teen Leadership Council-Special (see note)
Teen Leadership Council-Special (see note) Sep 04, 2019 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Change the world around you! HPL is looking for teen leaders to help with programming ideas, book suggestions, or anything else that will help make the world around us a better place. Bring your...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room 13469
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
 
Homewood School District 153
Homewood School District 153 Sep 06, 2019 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

Parent Workshop- Social Emotional Learning with Mrs. Kristine Argue

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14031
9:00am - 12:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Neighborhood Storytime
Neighborhood Storytime Sep 06, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

In this Storytime, we will watch one classic Mr. Rogers episode, and then have a mini discussion about the topics raised in the episode while completing a simple craft or art project.<br />...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13059
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids
 
 
Hands from the Heartland
Hands from the Heartland Sep 07, 2019 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

This is a knitting group that makes hats and afghans for homeless veterans.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 13851
9:30am - 12:30pm
Community Group
 
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Library Card Sign-Up Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month Sep 08, 2019 (All day)

It's Library Card Sign-up Month!<br /><br />Sign up for (or renew) your library card any time this month, and get a small goodie bag and a raffle ticket for a prize.

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For: Adults Location: 12990
(All day)
Adults
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Sep 09, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13780
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Sep 09, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities in the Rauch Reading Room including games, songs, stories,...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13816
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
TED Talks and Discussion
TED Talks and Discussion Sep 09, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a curated viewing of TED talks about different topics. There will be time for discussion, if desired, afterward.

For: Discussion Groups Location: Meeting Room 13855
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Sep 10, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-18 months and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. No registration is required for this program.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13804
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
District 205 Retired Teachers
District 205 Retired Teachers Sep 10, 2019 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Preparation of semi annual retiree newsletter for USPS mailing.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 13980
10:30am - 12:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Sep 10, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13781
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Pots and Knots
Pots and Knots Sep 10, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Come make your own macrame plant hanger. We'll also plant (fake) succulents!

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 12912
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Sep 11, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wacky Wednesdays are back for the new school year. Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. Raffle every week.For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13867
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Sep 11, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Monthly meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 13735
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Pokemon Trading Party
Pokemon Trading Party Sep 12, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Pokémon trade! Bring your doubles and your extras to the library, show them off, and trade with other collectors! <br /><br />* Get one free Pokemon card from the library<br />*...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13065
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
 
 
Anime/Fandom Connection
Anime/Fandom Connection Sep 13, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Come share your love of animanga and comics! Come in COSPLAY (appropriate costume of your favorite character)! Pics will be posted on our Facebook page. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12....

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room 13461
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Open Mic Night
Open Mic Night Sep 13, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Do you play an instrument? Sing? Both? Come show us your talent at Teen's Open Mic Night or just come and listen. If you plan on performing, please click the "Performer Sign Up"...

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room 13921
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Friends Weekend Book Sale
Friends Weekend Book Sale Sep 14, 2019 (All day)

One the mezzanine level

For: Friends of the Library Location: 14066
(All day)
Friends of the Library
 
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Library Card Sign-Up Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month Sep 15, 2019 (All day)

It's Library Card Sign-up Month!<br /><br />Sign up for (or renew) your library card any time this month, and get a small goodie bag and a raffle ticket for a prize.

read more
For: Adults Location: 12991
(All day)
Adults
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Sep 16, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13782
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga Sep 16, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Low impact yoga

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 13752
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Sep 16, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities in the Rauch Reading Room including games, songs, stories,...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13817
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Homewood Flossmoor Jr. Vikings Cheer
Homewood Flossmoor Jr. Vikings Cheer Sep 16, 2019 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Hold an all team and coach meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14050
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Sep 17, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-18 months and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. No registration is required for this program.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13805
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Sep 17, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13783
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Bingo!
Bingo! Sep 17, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

B-I-N-G-O! Come have fun playing bingo! Prizes awarded.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 13836
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Adults
 
 
Cookies & Comics
Cookies & Comics Sep 17, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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For: Kids Location: MultiPurpose Room 13703
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Twenty Pearls Foundation
Twenty Pearls Foundation Sep 17, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 13671
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Wacky Wednesday-cancelled
Wacky Wednesday-cancelled Sep 18, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wacky Wednesdays are back for the new school year. Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. Raffle every week.For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13868
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
LEGO CLUB
LEGO CLUB Sep 18, 2019 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Come play with our big pile of LEGO's and DUPLO's available for smaller siblings. No registration required. PLEASE NOTE: November 27th Lego Club will be at 1pm!

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13594
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
 
 
Teen Leadership Council-cancelled
Teen Leadership Council-cancelled Sep 18, 2019 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Change the world around you! HPL is looking for teen leaders to help with programming ideas, book suggestions, or anything else that will help make the world around us a better place. Bring your...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room 13470
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Monthly Board Meeting Sep 18, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Scheduled meeting of board of trustees

For: Board of Trustees Location: Meeting Room 13741
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
Tiny Picassos
Tiny Picassos Sep 19, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Once a month kids will learn about a famous artist's masterpiece and create their own artistic interpretation. We will explore different art techniques and mediums including watercolor and acrylic...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13718
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group Sep 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Third Thursday group, with Lisa as facilitator, meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Thursday of every other month. Call Lisa at 708-798-0121 for more information.

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 12762
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Neighborhood Storytime
Neighborhood Storytime Sep 20, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

In this Storytime, we will watch one classic Mr. Rogers episode, and then have a mini discussion about the topics raised in the episode while completing a simple craft or art project.<br />...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13060
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids
 
 
Junior Friends Meeting
Junior Friends Meeting Sep 20, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

A meeting of the Junior Friends group of HPL. Open to kids 5-18.

For: Friends of the Library Location: Meeting Room 14081
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Friends Weekend Book Sale
Friends Weekend Book Sale Sep 21, 2019 (All day)

One the mezzanine level

For: Friends of the Library Location: 14067
(All day)
Friends of the Library
 
 
1984 HF reunion discussion
1984 HF reunion discussion Sep 21, 2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

We want a place classmates can gather to discuss the reunion.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14016
11:00am - 1:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Gamma Phi Delta Sorority
Gamma Phi Delta Sorority Sep 21, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Sorority meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14042
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Group
 
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Library Card Sign-Up Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month Sep 22, 2019 (All day)

It's Library Card Sign-up Month!<br /><br />Sign up for (or renew) your library card any time this month, and get a small goodie bag and a raffle ticket for a prize.

read more
For: Adults Location: 12992
(All day)
Adults
 
 
Fall in the Garden
Fall in the Garden Sep 22, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Please join us on Sunday, September 22, from 1:30 to 2:30, when we will have a Master Gardener from the University of Illinois Extension present to us about Fall in the Garden, followed by a...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 13854
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Adults
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Sep 23, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13784
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Sep 23, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities in the Rauch Reading Room including games, songs, stories,...

read more
For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13818
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Big Brothers Big Sister of Metropolitan Chicago
Big Brothers Big Sister of Metropolitan Chicago Sep 23, 2019 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Informational for non-profit youth organization.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14049
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Film Discussion Group
Film Discussion Group Sep 23, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Monthly film discussion. Film will be shown at 6:00, followed by a discussion of the film.

For: Adults Location: Rauch Reading Room 13227
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Sep 24, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-18 months and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. No registration is required for this program.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13806
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Sep 24, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13785
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Read It and Eat Cookbook Book Discussion Group
Read It and Eat Cookbook Book Discussion Group Sep 24, 2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Read It and Eat Cookbook Book Discussion Group

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 13639
11:00am - 1:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
South Suburban PADS of Delta Sigma Theta
South Suburban PADS of Delta Sigma Theta Sep 24, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

2019 -2020 planning meeting for workers and menu

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14033
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Sep 25, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wacky Wednesdays are back for the new school year. Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. Raffle every week.For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13869
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
CURIOUS KIDS STEAM PROGRAM
CURIOUS KIDS STEAM PROGRAM Sep 25, 2019 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. STEAM PROGRAM FOR K-2nd grade. Join us for this fun packed, program. Listen to stories and enjoy activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art, math and...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13591
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
 
 
Understanding Domestic Violence
Understanding Domestic Violence Sep 25, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for an informative presentation on understanding domestic violence. We will talk about some of the myths and facts of domestic violence, the four types of abuse, the cycle of violence, the...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 13838
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Writing Club for Teens!
Writing Club for Teens! Sep 26, 2019 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Create a different story each month based on a fun writing prompt in this low stress club that highlights creativity and helps to hone your personal style. Club meets on the last Thursday of each...

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For: Teens Location: The Makery 13318
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teens
 
 
Breakfast with Santa-Delta Sigma Theta
Breakfast with Santa-Delta Sigma Theta Sep 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

To continue planning for the December Breakfast with Santa event

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14063
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Bedtime Storytime
Bedtime Storytime Sep 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Caregivers and children enjoy this interactive story time together with stories, songs, and bubbles. No registration is required for this program. Feel free to get cozy and wear your pajamas!

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13196
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Writing Club for Kids!
Writing Club for Kids! Sep 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Create a different story each month based on a fun writing prompt in this low stress club that stresses creativity. Club meets on the last Thursday of each month. Registration not required. Grades...

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For: Kids Location: The Makery 13309
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
 
 
Gaming Night
Gaming Night Sep 27, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Hang out at the Homewood Public Library, after hours, and enjoy gaming and snacks! Xbox One,Wii,PlayStation2,board games,card games,and more! Registration is preferred. For anyone in grades 7-12....

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13367
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Friends Weekend Book Sale
Friends Weekend Book Sale Sep 28, 2019 (All day)

One the mezzanine level

For: Friends of the Library Location: 14068
(All day)
Friends of the Library
 
 
Volcanoes : Science and Legends
Volcanoes : Science and Legends Sep 28, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

People have always made up stories to explain what they didn't understand. Hear a few legends from around the world that explain volcanoes, and then make your own exploding mountain!<br /...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13328
1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Library Card Sign-Up Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month Sep 29, 2019 (All day)

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For: Adults Location: 12993
(All day)
Adults
 
 
Hatshesput Chapter Meeting
Hatshesput Chapter Meeting Sep 29, 2019 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Chapter meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14051
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Sep 30, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13786
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Sep 30, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities in the Rauch Reading Room including games, songs, stories,...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 13819
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
ADULT FINANCIAL EDUCATION SERVICES. ORG
ADULT FINANCIAL EDUCATION SERVICES. ORG Sep 30, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Financial Education Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, is devoted to helping improve the financial literacy of adults age 50 and older. We develop courses of study that educate...

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For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Group
 
 
 
 
 
 
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