April 2020

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Wacky Wednesday - CANCELLED
Wacky Wednesday - CANCELLED Apr 01, 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. 13893
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council - CANCELLED
Teen Leadership Council - CANCELLED Apr 01, 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 13907
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Conservation Efforts with Cook County Forest Preserve - CANCELLED
Conservation Efforts with Cook County Forest Preserve - CANCELLED Apr 01, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Kevin Kuhn from the Cook County Forest Preserve will present on conservation efforts and how you can help.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14399
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Makery Open Hours - CANCELLED
Makery Open Hours - CANCELLED Apr 02, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Our Makery is a creative space filled with tools to help you unleash your inner artist. First come, first serve. Appointments available for one-on-one guidance.

For: Adults Location: The Makery 14565
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Supernovas Softball Team
Supernovas Softball Team Apr 02, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Parent meeting to kick off spring season for girls softball team ages 7-9

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14528
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Murder They Read
Murder They Read Apr 02, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book club meeting

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 14548
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Grown Up Geeks : Anime / Manga - CANCELLED
Grown Up Geeks : Anime / Manga - CANCELLED Apr 03, 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: Anime / Manga<br /><br />*...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14201
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Friends Book Sale
Friends Book Sale Apr 04, 2020 (All day)

Located upstairs

For: Friends of the Library Location: 14601
(All day)
Friends of the Library
 
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Rising Readers - CANCELLED
Rising Readers - CANCELLED Apr 06, 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 14367
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Chair Yoga - CANCELLED
Chair Yoga - CANCELLED Apr 06, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join instructor Arlene Santiago for this low impact yoga.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14401
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
 
 
Preschool Storytime - CANCELLED
Preschool Storytime - CANCELLED Apr 06, 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 14385
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Friends
Friends Apr 06, 2020 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

book organizing

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 14541
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Makery Open Hours - CANCELLED
Makery Open Hours - CANCELLED Apr 06, 2020 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our Makery is a creative space filled with tools to help you unleash your inner artist. First come, first serve. Appointments available for one-on-one guidance.

For: Adults Location: The Makery 14555
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
 
 
Baby Bloomers - CANCELLED
Baby Bloomers - CANCELLED Apr 07, 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 14379
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Rising Readers - CANCELLED
Rising Readers - CANCELLED Apr 07, 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 14373
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Create a World... - CANCELLED
Create a World... - CANCELLED Apr 07, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Do you love books with maps? Do you like to create your own characters?<br /><br />Join us while we create our own fantastical worlds and people!<br /><br />For grades 4 to...

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For: Kids Location: MultiPurpose Room 14037
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
1st Tuesday Book Discussion - CANCELLED
1st Tuesday Book Discussion - CANCELLED Apr 07, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm

The 1st Tuesday book group meets every month at 7:30 p.m.

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 14273
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Wacky Wednesday - CANCELLED
Wacky Wednesday - CANCELLED Apr 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. 13894
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Friends
Friends Apr 08, 2020 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Book organizing

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 14533
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Apr 08, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Monthly meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 13977
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Makery Open Hours - CANCELLED
Makery Open Hours - CANCELLED Apr 09, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Our Makery is a creative space filled with tools to help you unleash your inner artist. First come, first serve. Appointments available for one-on-one guidance.

For: Adults Location: The Makery 14566
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Anime/Fandom Connection-cancelled
Anime/Fandom Connection-cancelled Apr 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 14427
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Friends Book Sale
Friends Book Sale Apr 11, 2020 (All day)

Located upstairs

For: Friends of the Library Location: 14602
(All day)
Friends of the Library
 
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Library Closed
Library Closed Apr 12, 2020 (All day)

Library closed all day

For: Library Closings Location: 13971
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
Rising Readers
Rising Readers Apr 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 14368
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Apr 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 14386
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Friends
Friends Apr 13, 2020 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

book organizing

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 14542
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Makery Open Hours
Makery Open Hours Apr 13, 2020 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our Makery is a creative space filled with tools to help you unleash your inner artist. First come, first serve. Appointments available for one-on-one guidance.

For: Adults Location: The Makery 14556
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
 
 
TED Talks and Discussion DIY
TED Talks and Discussion DIY Apr 13, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

View this month's talks online. <br /><br />https://www.ted.com/talks/...

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For: Discussion Groups Location: Meeting Room 13862
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
ZOOM COFFEE CHAT
ZOOM COFFEE CHAT Apr 14, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Must include email address. Register here for zoom coffee chat. Zoom link will be emailed to you 10 minutes before chat begins.

For: Adults Location: 14617
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
 
 
Ramadan 101 DIY
Ramadan 101 DIY Apr 14, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

A short video made by the American Islamic Association can be found here. <br /><br />https://youtu.be/8Vsfo1PYCZI<br /><br /...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14451
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
 
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group Apr 16, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Third Thursday group, with Lisa as facilitator, meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Thursday of most months. Lisa can be reached at 708-798-0121 ext 237 or ...

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For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 14142
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
 
Earth Day Community Project -AMENDED
Earth Day Community Project -AMENDED Apr 18, 2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

AMENDMENT 3/19/...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: Meeting Room 14020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Family/All Ages
 
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Chair Yoga: DIY
Chair Yoga: DIY Apr 20, 2020 - 1:00pm

Chair yoga instructor Arlene Santiago has recorded a session for you to do at home. Simply follow this link!<br /><br />https://youtu.be/...

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For: Adults Location: 14621
1:00pm
Adults
 
 
Zoom Coffee Chat: What are you watching?
Zoom Coffee Chat: What are you watching? Apr 21, 2020 - 6:30pm

Must include email address. Register here for zoom coffee chat. Zoom link will be emailed to you 10 minutes before chat begins.

For: Adults Location: 14620
6:30pm
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Virtual Cookies & Comics (ZOOM CHAT)
Virtual Cookies & Comics (ZOOM CHAT) Apr 24, 2020 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

<br><br><font size="4">We want to chat with you about comics!<br /><br /><br />Using the Hoopla App with your library card, check out and read one (or...

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For: Kids Location: 14619
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kids
 
 
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Monthly Board Meeting
Monthly Board Meeting Apr 29, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Scheduled meeting of board of trustees

For: Board of Trustees Location: The Makery 14005
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Board of Trustees