Events

January 2020

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New Years Day: Library Closed
New Years Day: Library Closed Jan 01, 2020 (All day)

Library closed all day

For: Library Closings Location: 13973
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
 
Library Nerf Gun War
Library Nerf Gun War Jan 03, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Back by popular demand...Nerf Gun War in the library! Bring your own nerf gun, darts will be provided by the library.Registration is required. Pizza will be served.

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room 14214
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Hands from the Heartland
Hands from the Heartland Jan 04, 2020 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Knit or crochet items for veterans, including homeless veterans, registered at veterans' hospitals.

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For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14311
10:00am - 12:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Ingress FS Event
Ingress FS Event Jan 04, 2020 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Gathering for the first Saturday. We all play a Niantic game called Ingress. We need a place to gather before we walk begin our tour of downtown Homewood.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14355
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Community Group
 
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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story Documentary
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story Documentary Jan 07, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Filmmakers and food lovers, Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm and retail, right to the back of their own fridge. In a deliciously entertaining challenge, they pledge to...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14090
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Jan 08, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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. 13881
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Jan 08, 2020 - 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 13901
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Jan 08, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Monthly meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 13974
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Extra Craft Night
Extra Craft Night Jan 09, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14089
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
 
 
Anime/Fandom Connection
Anime/Fandom Connection Jan 10, 2020 - 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 13465
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Grown Up Geeks : Pokemon
Grown Up Geeks : Pokemon Jan 10, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for this new series for adults who love nerdy things!<br />Geek out with us over a different topic each meet up.<br /><br />TOPIC: Pokemon<br /><br />* Bring...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14200
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
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Rising Readers
Rising Readers Jan 13, 2020 - 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 14218
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga Jan 13, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Low impact yoga with instructor Arlene Santiago.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14123
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Jan 13, 2020 - 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 14251
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
TED Talks and Discussion
TED Talks and Discussion Jan 13, 2020 - 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 13859
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Jan 14, 2020 - 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 14240
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Jan 14, 2020 - 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 14229
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Bingo!
Bingo! Jan 14, 2020 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us for an afternoon of bingo! Prizes awarded!

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14091
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Adults
 
 
Simple Crafts with Fake Flowers
Simple Crafts with Fake Flowers Jan 14, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Spring is in full bloom in this crafting program! Ages 8 through 108+ are invited to learn a few simple crafts that will remind us of warmer days:<br /><br />Flower Pens<br />...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13685
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Kids
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Jan 15, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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. 13882
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
LEGO CLUB
LEGO CLUB Jan 15, 2020 - 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 13598
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
 
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Monthly Board Meeting Jan 15, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Scheduled meeting of board of trustees

For: Board of Trustees Location: The Makery 13745
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
Homewood Humane Society
Homewood Humane Society Jan 16, 2020 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Team Activity

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14297
12:30pm - 4:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Staff Training
Staff Training Jan 16, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Reports training

For: Staff Only Location: MultiPurpose Room 14391
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Staff Only
 
 
23 Free Things to do in Chicago
23 Free Things to do in Chicago Jan 16, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Looking for a way to liven up your Chicago adventures? Come to this program to hear about old favorites and hidden gems.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14121
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group Jan 16, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Third Thursday Book Discussion Group is intended to introduce readers to innovative works by contemporary authors. Intended for Ages 18+. New members are always welcome!<br /><br />For...

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For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 14139
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Junior Friends Meeting
Junior Friends Meeting Jan 17, 2020 - 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 14083
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Open Mic Night
Open Mic Night Jan 17, 2020 - 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 14178
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Baby Olympics : Noisemakers
Baby Olympics : Noisemakers Jan 18, 2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Let your babies explore sounds while they work those gross motor skills in our Baby Olympics! Dress for play, since you'll be exploring too!<br /><br />There will be no medals,...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 14039
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kids
 
 
Hair Braiding for Beginners
Hair Braiding for Beginners Jan 18, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

<br><font size="4">Expert stylist Ms Cyn is back to guide you! <br><br><br>Do you struggle with longer hair? Is your child's hair a different texture...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14064
2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Puzzle Race
Puzzle Race Jan 19, 2020 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Compete in teams of up to five people. Each team will be given a puzzle to complete. First team done wins a prize!<br />REGISTRATION REQUESTED BUT NOT REQUIRED. If you register, you only...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: Meeting Room 14298
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Jan 20, 2020 - 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 14219
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Jan 20, 2020 - 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 14252
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Friends of the Homewood Library
Friends of the Homewood Library Jan 20, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Annual meeting and potluck dinner.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14185
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Jan 21, 2020 - 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 14241
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Jan 21, 2020 - 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 14230
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Homeschool Meetup
Homeschool Meetup Jan 21, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

<br><br /><font size="4">Meet up with other Homeschooling kids and families in the South Suburbs. <br>Theme: Art with the Fibonacci sequence.<br><br>...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13848
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Cookies & Comics
Cookies & Comics Jan 21, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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For: Kids Location: MultiPurpose Room 13705
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Jan 22, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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. 13883
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Jan 22, 2020 - 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 13902
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
A Year of Holidays: Chinese New Year
A Year of Holidays: Chinese New Year Jan 22, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14216
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
The Center for MultiCultural Communities
The Center for MultiCultural Communities Jan 23, 2020 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Strategy meeting. Our group's mission is to promote learning and dialogue in order to increase cultural competence.

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For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14408
9:00am - 1:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Tiny Picassos
Tiny Picassos Jan 23, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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 14362
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Tiny Picassos
Tiny Picassos Jan 23, 2020 - 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...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 14358
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Writing Club for Adults
Writing Club for Adults Jan 23, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

We can't let the kids have all the fun! This low stress, high creativity writing club is just for adults. Join us monthly for a writing prompt and time for sharing. This is NOT a space for...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery 14295
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Staff Meeting
Staff Meeting Jan 24, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

staff program meeting

For: Staff Only Location: MultiPurpose Room 14416
11:00am - 12:00pm
Staff Only
 
 
A Foray into Foreign Films
A Foray into Foreign Films Jan 25, 2020 - 9:30am - 4:30pm

Join us as we explore the films of Italy! We will begin with a short travel film about Italy, followed by three Italian films. Come for one or all!<br />9:30-Travel Film<br />10:15-The...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14125
9:30am - 4:30pm
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Rising Readers
Rising Readers Jan 27, 2020 - 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 14220
10:30am - 11:00am
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Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Jan 27, 2020 - 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 14253
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Train educate and mentor nurses, NFP
Train educate and mentor nurses, NFP Jan 27, 2020 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Community program on health topic

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14352
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Friends of the Homewood Library Board Meeting
Friends of the Homewood Library Board Meeting Jan 27, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Monthly meeting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 14167
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Jan 28, 2020 - 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 14242
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Jan 28, 2020 - 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 14231
10:30am - 11:00am
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A Year of Holidays: Basant Kite Festival
A Year of Holidays: Basant Kite Festival Jan 28, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

In parts of India and Pakistan, the beginning of spring is marked by a kite festival. Come learn more about this tradition and build a kite in teams. Registration is required for each person.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14164
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Jan 29, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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. 13884
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
CURIOUS KIDS STEAM PROGRAM
CURIOUS KIDS STEAM PROGRAM Jan 29, 2020 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 14194
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
 
 
Writing Club for Teens!
Writing Club for Teens! Jan 30, 2020 - 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 13322
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teens
 
 
Pinewood Condominium Association
Pinewood Condominium Association Jan 30, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Board of Directors Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14365
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Writing Club for Kids!
Writing Club for Kids! Jan 30, 2020 - 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 13313
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
 
 
Bedtime Storytime
Bedtime Storytime Jan 30, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 14262
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Gaming Night
Gaming Night Jan 31, 2020 - 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. 13371
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
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