Events

February 2023

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Black History Month Reading Challenge
Black History Month Reading Challenge Feb 01, 2023 - 12:00am

Using the Beanstack App, read books about Black history or books written by African-American authors throughout the month of February and earn rewards for every hour you read. Read 10 hours AND...

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For: Teens Location: 16577
12:00am
Teens
 
 
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime Feb 02, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Read, Rock n' Rhyme storytime is a program designed for ages 0 to 7 years old. It's time to get up and dance, shake, and wiggle as we share stories, songs, rhymes, and more! <br /...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16462
11:00am - 11:45am
Kids
 
 
Let's Talk About Books
Let's Talk About Books Feb 02, 2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

It's not a book discussion, per se. Are you looking for some new reading inspiration? Have you read something you just have to talk about? Join us for an evening of sharing about your...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 16547
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Block Party Playtime!
Block Party Playtime! Feb 03, 2023 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

You are invited to come build, play, and socialize at our block party! Children's ages 5-10 can unleash their imaginations with blocks of all sizes.<br /><br />This week's...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16491
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kids
 
 
Love Your Letters - Q | GRAB & GO KIT
Love Your Letters - Q | GRAB & GO KIT Feb 04, 2023 - 12:00am

<br><br><font size="4">Crafts for small hands with a focus on letter recognition and fun! Each week, a new kit will be placed on our Grab & Go Kit shelf.<br>...

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For: Kids Location: 15859
12:00am
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Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library Feb 06, 2023 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sorting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 16240
10:00am - 12:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Homeschool Club
Homeschool Club Feb 06, 2023 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Topic: TBA

For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16486
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Feb 06, 2023 - 7:45pm - 8:45pm

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.<br />...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 16406
7:45pm - 8:45pm
Teens
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Feb 07, 2023 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for 0-24 months and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and free play. <br /><br />Please register babies and adults attending. Once you...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16377
10:00am - 10:30am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Feb 07, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for ages 2-5 years old. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and more!<br /><br />Registration is required. Please register all adults...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16385
11:00am - 11:30am
Kids
 
 
Cookies & Comics: February Favorites!
Cookies & Comics: February Favorites! Feb 07, 2023 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

<br><br><p align="center"><font size="4">Let's talk comics!<br><br><br /><br />This month's Cookies & Comics, we...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: Meeting Room 16506
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Feb 08, 2023 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

A half hour of wackiness! Could be a contest, craft, gaming tournament, scavenger hunt, etc. You just never know! <br />and Refreshments!!<br /><br />For grades 7 thru 12.<br...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 16433
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Feb 08, 2023 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Monthly meeting of HHS

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 16514
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime Feb 09, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Read, Rock n' Rhyme storytime is a program designed for ages 0 to 7 years old. It's time to get up and dance, shake, and wiggle as we share stories, songs, rhymes, and more! <br /...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16463
11:00am - 11:45am
Kids
 
 
Winter Writers Program
Winter Writers Program Feb 09, 2023 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

It's gloomy outside and maybe you are feeling a little sad, lonely, and tired. Learn about S.A.D. (seasonal affective disorder) and try one of the teen presenter's coping techniques of...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room 16502
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Senior Social Hour
Senior Social Hour Feb 10, 2023 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us for an hour of fun, activities, and socializing! Light refreshments will be served.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 16505
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
 
 
Block Party Playtime!
Block Party Playtime! Feb 10, 2023 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

You are invited to come build, play, and socialize at our block party! Children's ages 5-10 can unleash their imaginations with blocks of all sizes.<br /><br />This week's...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16492
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kids
 
 
Love Your Letters - R | GRAB & GO KIT
Love Your Letters - R | GRAB & GO KIT Feb 11, 2023 - 12:00am

<br><br><font size="4">Crafts for small hands with a focus on letter recognition and fun! Each week, a new kit will be placed on our Grab & Go Kit shelf.<br>...

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For: Kids Location: 15860
12:00am
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Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library Feb 13, 2023 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sorting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 16241
10:00am - 12:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Movie Matinee: Dolphin Tale
Movie Matinee: Dolphin Tale Feb 13, 2023 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Miss Angela's Book Club January book was Odder by Katherine Applegate. Come watch a similar animal-inspired movie, Dolphin Tale (2011). <br /><br />Bring your lunch and a blanket...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16481
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Kids
 
 
Books & Baking | Grab & Go Kit
Books & Baking | Grab & Go Kit Feb 13, 2023 - 1:00pm

Register your family to receive a kit that will teach you the science behind baking!<br><br><br />The kit will include:<br><br />-Cake Mix<br><br />-...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: 16511
1:00pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Feb 14, 2023 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for 0-24 months and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and free play. <br /><br />Please register babies and adults attending. Once you...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16378
10:00am - 10:30am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Feb 14, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for ages 2-5 years old. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and more!<br /><br />Registration is required. Please register all adults...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16386
11:00am - 11:30am
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Make It Take It Tuesday
Make It Take It Tuesday Feb 14, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Do you like to make things? Register to get supplies for a cool new craft that you can do either in the FORT or at home. A different craft will be available every month. Instructions and supplies...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 16358
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Book Buzz
Teen Book Buzz Feb 14, 2023 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you reading a book that is so good that you want to tell everyone about it? Come to the FORT, share your book with your peers and enjoy some snacks. <br />For anyone in grades 7 thru 12...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 16316
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Teens
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Feb 15, 2023 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

A half hour of wackiness! Could be a contest, craft, gaming tournament, scavenger hunt, etc. You just never know! <br />and Refreshments!!<br /><br />For grades 7 thru 12.<br...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 16434
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Board Meeting
Board Meeting Feb 15, 2023 - 7:00pm - 8:45pm

Monthly meeting of the Homewood Library Board of Trustees

For: Board of Trustees Location: Meeting Room 16522
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime Feb 16, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Read, Rock n' Rhyme storytime is a program designed for ages 0 to 7 years old. It's time to get up and dance, shake, and wiggle as we share stories, songs, rhymes, and more! <br /...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16464
11:00am - 11:45am
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Pokémon Trading Party | Gr. 5-12
Pokémon Trading Party | Gr. 5-12 Feb 16, 2023 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16534
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kids
 
 
Art Night
Art Night Feb 16, 2023 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Bring out your inner artist with a cozy painting night.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 16546
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Third Thursday Book Discussion Group
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group Feb 16, 2023 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

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For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 16560
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Bingo!
Bingo! Feb 17, 2023 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a few rounds of bingo! Prizes awarded.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 16571
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
 
 
Block Party Playtime!
Block Party Playtime! Feb 17, 2023 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

You are invited to come build, play, and socialize at our block party! Children's ages 5-10 can unleash their imaginations with blocks of all sizes.<br /><br />This week's...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16493
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kids
 
 
Night in a Winter Wonderland
Night in a Winter Wonderland Feb 17, 2023 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Spend the evening at the library, enjoying movies, games, crafts, and food!<br />Entrance fee is a new or gently used book which will be donated to a family shelter.<br />Registration...

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room 16474
7:00pm - 10:30pm
Teens
 
 
Love Your Letters - S | GRAB & GO KIT
Love Your Letters - S | GRAB & GO KIT Feb 18, 2023 - 12:00am

<br><br><font size="4">Crafts for small hands with a focus on letter recognition and fun! Each week, a new kit will be placed on our Grab & Go Kit shelf.<br>...

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For: Kids Location: 15861
12:00am
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Animal Yoga Storytime | (3-8)
Animal Yoga Storytime | (3-8) Feb 18, 2023 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm

<html><font size=2><b>Stretch like a giraffe, hop like a frog, and roar like a lion!</b><br><br>Join Ms. Stephanie for animal yoga storytime to learn about...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16032
2:00pm - 2:30pm
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Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library Feb 20, 2023 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sorting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 16242
10:00am - 12:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Pots and Knots
Pots and Knots Feb 20, 2023 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Learn to make your own macrame plant hanger. You'll also get to take home a (fake) succulent. Even less maintenance than normal!

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 16569
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Adolescent Activists
Adolescent Activists Feb 20, 2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Adolescent Activists is a club and platform for teens to share their opinions and views on real world issues and events. In each meeting, we will research a topic and then discuss our different...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 15963
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Feb 21, 2023 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for 0-24 months and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and free play. <br /><br />Please register babies and adults attending. Once you...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16379
10:00am - 10:30am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Feb 21, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for ages 2-5 years old. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and more!<br /><br />Registration is required. Please register all adults...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16387
11:00am - 11:30am
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Intergovernmental Meeting
Intergovernmental Meeting Feb 22, 2023 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Meeting of the leaders of the Intergovernmental bodies of Homewood and Flossmoor

For: Staff Only Location: Meeting Room 16591
11:30am - 1:00pm
Staff Only
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Feb 22, 2023 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

A half hour of wackiness! Could be a contest, craft, gaming tournament, scavenger hunt, etc. You just never know! <br />and Refreshments!!<br /><br />For grades 7 thru 12.<br...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 16435
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Bedtime Storytime
Bedtime Storytime Feb 22, 2023 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Come get cozy and read books before bedtime with Miss Angela! Join us for books, songs, bubbles, & more. Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16365
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Laughter Yoga
Laughter Yoga Feb 22, 2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Let's be real: it's been a rough year and you probably need a little relaxation. Join Alexa Drubay for Laughter Yoga. Laughter Yoga is a laughter exercise program created in 1995 by...

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For: Adults Location: 16572
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime
Read, Rock n' Rhyme Storytime Feb 23, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Read, Rock n' Rhyme storytime is a program designed for ages 0 to 7 years old. It's time to get up and dance, shake, and wiggle as we share stories, songs, rhymes, and more! <br /...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16465
11:00am - 11:45am
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Writer's Club
Writer's Club Feb 23, 2023 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Each month we'll use different prompts to do quick writing exercises and share them with the group. It's okay if you don't want to share. We won't force you. But please join us...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 16589
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Block Party Playtime!
Block Party Playtime! Feb 24, 2023 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

You are invited to come build, play, and socialize at our block party! Children's ages 5-10 can unleash their imaginations with blocks of all sizes.<br /><br />This week's...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 16494
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kids
 
 
Gaming Night
Gaming Night Feb 24, 2023 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Hang out at the Homewood Public Library, after hours, and enjoy gaming and snacks! Xbox One, Wii, Nintendo Switch, board games, card games, and more! <br /><br />Special this month:...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 15908
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Gaming Night-Dungeons & Dragons
Gaming Night-Dungeons & Dragons Feb 24, 2023 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the next campaign! Dungeons&Dragons will be held at the Homewood Public Library during Gaming Night.There will be a Dungeon Master on hand to guide the campaign. <br />This event is...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room 16447
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Love Your Letters - T | GRAB & GO KIT
Love Your Letters - T | GRAB & GO KIT Feb 25, 2023 - 12:00am

<br><br><font size="4">Crafts for small hands with a focus on letter recognition and fun! Each week, a new kit will be placed on our Grab & Go Kit shelf.<br>...

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For: Kids Location: 15862
12:00am
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Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library Feb 27, 2023 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sorting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 16243
10:00am - 12:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Friends Annual Meeting
Friends Annual Meeting Feb 27, 2023 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Homewood Library

For: Friends of the Library Location: Meeting Room 16362
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Feb 28, 2023 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for 0-24 months and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and free play. <br /><br />Please register babies and adults attending. Once you...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16380
10:00am - 10:30am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Feb 28, 2023 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for ages 2-5 years old. Join us for stories, songs, bubbles, and more!<br /><br />Registration is required. Please register all adults...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 16388
11:00am - 11:30am
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