Events

December 2018

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Free College Planning
Free College Planning Dec 01, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am

College planning class; open to the public, most beneficial to high school students and parents. We are a non-profit organization. www....

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For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 11:30am
Community Group
 
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale Dec 01, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale -- on the second floor

For: Friends of the Library Location: Register for Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Hamiltunes Singalong!
Hamiltunes Singalong! Dec 01, 2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

<br><font size="5" color="4b5320">Join us for our FINAL </font><br><font size="7" color="4b5320">Official Hamiltunes Singalong...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 9:00pm
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Action for a Better Tomorrow South Suburban Chapter
Action for a Better Tomorrow South Suburban Chapter Dec 02, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Presentation and discussion by South Suburban Family Shelter on the criminalization of victims and victim advocacy in the 21st century

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Girl Scout Troop 60261
Girl Scout Troop 60261 Dec 02, 2018 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Girl Scout meeting and parent meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
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Teens
 
 
Open Shop-CANCELLED
Open Shop-CANCELLED Dec 04, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Use your experience and knowledge to make fun creations with our vinyl cutter, 3D printer, and sewing machines. Staff are available to provide limited assistance while using our machines and...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
HPL Board of Trustees Special Meeting
HPL Board of Trustees Special Meeting Dec 04, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

HPL Board of Trustees Special Meeting

For: Board of Trustees Location: The Makery Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
1st Tuesday Book Discussion
1st Tuesday Book Discussion Dec 04, 2018 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm

The 1st Tuesday book group meets every other month at 7:30 p.m.<br />

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 05, 2018 - 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. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Dec 05, 2018 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Special session due to cancellation on Dec. 12th and Dec. 26th.<br />

For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
DIY Holiday Madness
DIY Holiday Madness Dec 05, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
 
 
Teen's Voice
Teen's Voice Dec 05, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Know the world around you! Listen to TED talks about issues teens face and discuss. Meets the 5th of every month, times may vary. Anyone in grades 7 thru 12 is welcome to join. Refreshments will...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teens
 
 
Girl Scout troop 65596
Girl Scout troop 65596 Dec 06, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Girl Scout troop meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Hour of Code: The Amazing World of Gumball - #CSEdWeek
Hour of Code: The Amazing World of Gumball - #CSEdWeek Dec 06, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Learn to write code using Scratch and The Amazing World of Gumball! We'll be telling stories and solving problems within the Gumball Universe using Google's CS (Computer Science) First...

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For: Kids Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
 
 
CLOSED
CLOSED Dec 07, 2018 (All day)

Staff inservice

For: Library Closings Location: Register for Event
(All day)
Library Closings
 
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale Dec 08, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale -- on the second floor

For: Friends of the Library Location: Register for Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Hour of Code: Game Design - #CSEdWeek
Hour of Code: Game Design - #CSEdWeek Dec 08, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Learn to design your own video game using Scratch and Google's CS (Computer Science) First software. Teens will learn how to design game mechanics and use platforming to progress the stories...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Teens
 
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Girl Scout Troop 65522
Girl Scout Troop 65522 Dec 09, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Daisy troop meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Rules of the Road
Rules of the Road Dec 10, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Put on by Illinois Secretary of State

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 12:00pm
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Winter Storytime
Winter Storytime Dec 10, 2018 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join us for a special Winter themed storytime for families with young children and siblings up to six years of age. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required, but...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Dec 10, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Purpose is to videotape life story as related by 104-year-old Homewood resident, Mary Cantway.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Crafts for Teens
Crafts for Teens Dec 10, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Special Craft Project every month for anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Supplies will be provided. Registration is preferred.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Homewood Girl Scout Troop 60868
Homewood Girl Scout Troop 60868 Dec 10, 2018 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

We need space to make blankets for a charity.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Winter Storytime
Winter Storytime Dec 11, 2018 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join us for a special Winter themed storytime for families with young children and siblings up to six years of age. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required, but...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Open Shop
Open Shop Dec 11, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Use your experience and knowledge to make fun creations with our vinyl cutter, 3D printer, and sewing machines. Staff are available to provide limited assistance while using our machines and...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Bingo!
Bingo! Dec 12, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Come on out and play a round or two of Bingo! Prizes awarded!

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Adults
 
 
Wacky Wednesday-cancelled
Wacky Wednesday-cancelled Dec 12, 2018 - 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. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Dec 12, 2018 - 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 Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
DIY Holiday Madness
DIY Holiday Madness Dec 12, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Do you think handmade gifts are special? Have you ever wanted to make gifts for special people or try your hand at different crafts? Stop by the Makery to create greeting cards, small sewn...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
 
 
Historical Society
Historical Society Dec 12, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Monthly meeting: A Musical Interlude. Beth Ann Hostert will entertain with some favorite musical selections.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Group
 
 
TED Talks and Discussion
TED Talks and Discussion Dec 13, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

This month's topic is climate change.

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Murder They Read Book Club
Murder They Read Book Club Dec 13, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Read and discuss mysteries with other readers! If you have questions about this meeting email Rachael Shores rachael-s@att.net.

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
App Training
App Training Dec 14, 2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Staff only

For: Staff Only Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
11:00am - 2:00pm
Staff Only
 
 
Anime/Fandom Connection
Anime/Fandom Connection Dec 14, 2018 - 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 Register for Event
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Gloria J. Taylor Foundation
Gloria J. Taylor Foundation Dec 15, 2018 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

Pre-College Workshop

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
9:00am - 12:30pm
Community Group
 
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale Dec 15, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale -- on the second floor

For: Friends of the Library Location: Register for Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Girl Scout Troop 65114
Girl Scout Troop 65114 Dec 15, 2018 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Monthly Girl Scout Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Community Group
 
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Cosplay Showoff
Cosplay Showoff Dec 16, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
University of Illinois School of Social Work
University of Illinois School of Social Work Dec 17, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

IM+CANS Training session for mental health professionals who treat individuals on medicare and medicaid.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
9:00am - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Exam Cram
Exam Cram Dec 17, 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
 
 
Exam Cram Therapy
Exam Cram Therapy Dec 17, 2018 - 8:00pm - 8:30pm

Take a break from your studies and de-stress with the help of some furry friends. Only for high school students participating in Exam Cram.

For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
8:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens
 
 
Book Page Art - Big & Little Craft
Book Page Art - Big & Little Craft Dec 18, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

<br><br><font size= "3">The perfect "date" night for you and your favorite kid!<br /><br />Using your imagination and recycled book pages, create...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Adults
 
 
Open Shop
Open Shop Dec 18, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Use your experience and knowledge to make fun creations with our vinyl cutter, 3D printer, and sewing machines. Staff are available to provide limited assistance while using our machines and...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Exam Cram
Exam Cram Dec 18, 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Need a quiet place to cram for your semester exams? The Homewood Public Library will provide snacks and stay open longer for high school students studying for tests. Tutor available. Must show...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 19, 2018 - 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. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
LEGO CLUB
LEGO CLUB Dec 19, 2018 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Come play with our big pile of LEGO's and DUPLO's available for smaller siblings. No registration required.

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
 
 
DIY Holiday Madness
DIY Holiday Madness Dec 19, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Do you think handmade gifts are special? Have you ever wanted to make gifts for special people or try your hand at different crafts? Stop by the Makery to create greeting cards, small sewn...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
 
 
HPL Board of Trustees Special Meeting
HPL Board of Trustees Special Meeting Dec 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

HPL Board of Trustees Special Meeting

For: Board of Trustees Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
Exam Cram
Exam Cram Dec 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Need a quiet place to cram for your semester exams? The Homewood Public Library will provide snacks and stay open longer for high school students studying for tests. Tutor available. Must show...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
 
 
ATLAS Board Meeting
ATLAS Board Meeting Dec 20, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

ATLAS Board Meeting

For: Community Group Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
10:00am - 12:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Girl Scout troop 65596
Girl Scout troop 65596 Dec 20, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Girl Scout meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale Dec 22, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale -- on the second floor

For: Friends of the Library Location: Register for Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
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Closed
Closed Dec 24, 2018 (All day)

Christmas

For: Library Closings Location: Register for Event
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
Film Discussion Group
Film Discussion Group Dec 24, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

There will be no film in December.

For: Adults Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
 
FOHL Board Meeting
FOHL Board Meeting Dec 24, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

FOHL Board Meeting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Christmas-CLOSED
Christmas-CLOSED Dec 25, 2018 (All day)

Closed all day for Christmas

For: Library Closings Location: Register for Event
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
Disney Movie Marathon - Jammie Day!
Disney Movie Marathon - Jammie Day! Dec 26, 2018 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wear your jammies all day! We'll have popcorn, punch, and movies, you bring a blanket & pillow to enjoy the show! Themed raffle prize with each movie.<br /><br />Watching...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 6:00pm
Kids
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 26, 2018 - 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. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council-cancelled
Teen Leadership Council-cancelled Dec 26, 2018 - 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 Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Marvel Movie Marathon - Jammie Day!
Marvel Movie Marathon - Jammie Day! Dec 27, 2018 - 10:00am - 6:30pm

Wear your jammies all day! We'll have popcorn, punch, and movies, you bring a blanket & pillow to enjoy the show! Themed raffle prize with each movie.<br /><br />Watching...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 6:30pm
Kids
 
 
Bedtime Storytime
Bedtime Storytime Dec 27, 2018 - 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 Register for Event
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Moovin & Groovin Babies & Tots
Moovin & Groovin Babies & Tots Dec 28, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Get those bodies moving! This one hour drop-in event uses ribbons, scarves, shakers and kid friendly music to help your wee ones burn off some cabin fever. <br /><br />Bonus: work...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Pokemon Trading Party
Pokemon Trading Party Dec 28, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Pokémon trade! Bring your doubles and your extras to the library, show them off, and trade with other collectors! <br /><br />We just might be raffling off something kind of cool, too...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Kids
 
 
Gaming Night
Gaming Night Dec 28, 2018 - 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. Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale
Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale Dec 29, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friends of the Homewood Library Saturday Book Sale -- on the second floor

For: Friends of the Library Location: Register for Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Kids Artists Market Store
Kids Artists Market Store Dec 29, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

<br><font size="3">Play the role of an artist! We will give you fake money, and you will buy real crafting supplies! <br><br>Once you've bought your supplies...

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For: Kids Location: The Makery Register for Event
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Kids Artists Market Studio
Kids Artists Market Studio Dec 29, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Meeting Room Reserved for Artist Market Studio

For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Closed
Closed Dec 31, 2018 - 5:00pm - 11:00pm

NYE

For: Library Closings Location: Register for Event
5:00pm - 11:00pm
Library Closings
 
 
 
 
 
 
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