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Activities throughout June and July

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Fun for the whole family

Maker Meet Up

Saturday, June 4, 11 a.m.

See what your local makers are up to! Learn new skills and visit our Technology Petting Zoo.

Geocaching at the Library

Monday, June 6 through Saturday August 6

Visit each participating Library and find the hidden geocaches using the coordinates and clues.


Wednesday, June 15, 4 p.m.

A low stress round of traditional bingo.  Come play a round with us!  Space may be limited.

One Minute Movie Festival

Wednesday, June 22, 7 p.m.

Open to the public.  Announcement of winners and presentation of One Minute Movies.

"Be a Photographer" Open Studio

Thursday, June 23, 2 p.m.

We've got props, costumes and space.  You've got a camera (or your phone!) and your imagination.

Karaoke Party

Wednesday, June 29, 6 p.m.

Performance space limited.  All are welcome to listen.  For adults, teens, and kids in grades 3+.

The Wall of Trivia

Wednesday, July 6, All Day

Pick a clue.  If you find the answer, put your name on the Smarty Pants Scroll!  Trivia for all ages.

Jenn Bishop, Author Visit

Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 p.m.

Former HPL employee comes back to talk books, reading, publishing and at least a little baseball.

Get on Board (Games, That Is!)

Wednesday, July 20, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Pictionary, Chess, Sorry!, Checkers, Playing Cards and more!

Pre-K through Grade 6

Juggling Funny Stories

Wednesday, June 8, 4 p.m.

Come see Storytelling World award-winning Chris Fascione.  No registration required.  Children must be with an adult.  Tickets will be distributed on a first com, first served basis 1/2 hour before the performance.

Lego Club Summer Series

Thursdays, June 9 & July 14, 6:30 p.m.

No registration required. All children must be with an adult.

Picture Bingo

Wednesday, June 15, 10 a.m.

Kids and their caregivers are invited! Ideal for pre-readers and beginning readers.

Kids Karaoke Party

Wednesday, June 29, 10 a.m.

Songs are limited to selections for children. Tailored for families with children Pre-K—Grade 2. Parent stays with their child.

Shopkins/Pokémon Party

Wednesday, July 20, 4 p.m.

Bring your doubles and your extras to the library, show them off, and trade with other collectors!

STEAM Petting Zoo

Friday, July 22:  Grades 2 - 4 at 1 p.m.; Grades 5 - 7 at 3 p.m.

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics during this fun petting zoo.

Scribble Monster

Wednesday, July 27, 4 p.m.

Exciting "Kindie Rock" band! No registration required.  Children must be with an adult.  Tickets will be distributed on a first com, first served basis 1/2 hour before the performance.

Grades 7 though 12

Movie Madness Mondays

Mondays, June 6 thru July 25 (except July 4), 6 p.m.

Join your friends and keep cool watching a movie. Snacks provided.

Make It-Take It Tuesdays

Tuesdays, June 7 thru July 26, 3:30 p.m.

Every Tuesday make a craft including sewing crafts, crafts with technology, crafts using tools, etc. 

Tee-Up @ the Library

Friday, June 10, 6 p.m.

Play the miniature golf course set up through the library! Pizza will be served. Registration required.

#SRHPL Book Discussion

Saturdays, June 25 & July 23, 1 p.m.

Share what you have been reading, hear what others have read. Snacks provided.

Glow-In-The-Dark Games

Friday, July 29, 6 p.m.

Night bowling, DIY glowing bouncing ball and blacklight, and more. Registration required.

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Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

June 21 

Cedar Park -- Highland Avenue and Cedar Road

June 28 

Woodborough Park -- 18402 Aberdeen Street

July 5 

Homewood Estates -- 2920 W. 183rd Street

July 19 

East Hazel Crest Fire Department -- 17223 Throop Street, East Hazel Crest

July 26 

Milennium Park -- 18600 Harwood

18 and over

Relaxing Coloring for Adults

Thursdays, June 2, June 16, July 21, 6:30 p.m.

Need some time to unwind and relax? Come color your heart out! Supplies provided.

Eating Local

Tuesday, June 14, 6 p.m.

Learn about and explore local eating

Games After Dark

Tuesdays, June 21 & July 19, 6:30 p.m.
Saturdays, June 25 & July 30, 12:30 p.m.

We provide games such as Gloom, Ticket to Ride, and more, but you can bring your own! Walk-ins welcome.

Film Discussion Series

Mondays, June 27 & July 25, 6 p.m.

Watch a film with other film buffs and then join a lively discussion.

DIY Palette Painting

Thursday, July 7, 6:30 p.m.

Come paint your very own quote on a wooden pallet!  Registration Required.

Alzheimer's Disease Epidemic

Saturday, July 23, 1 p.m.

Carrie Jackson, certified dementia practitioner, presents about the nation's most expensive disease. Learn to recognize symptoms, find resources, and more. 

Thank You Friends!

We want to thank the Friends of the Homewood Library for partnering with us to make our Summer Reading Program possible.

Thanks also go out to those businesses that donated prizes.

Applebees        Chicago Fire        Chicago White Sox        Chili's       
Draco Academy          Grady's Grille          Kane County Cougars          Marco's Pizza         
Shedd Aqaurium          Upsa Daisy          Walt's Foods          Windy City Thunderbolts