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Cemeteries Around Chicagoland

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Cemeteries Around Chicagoland Parts 1 & 2 
Correction: Thursday, Oct. 13 & 27 at 7 p.m.

(October’s e-Newsletter had incorrect dates of 15 & 17. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused).

Local History Coordinator Kevin Korst explores historic cemeteries and reveals the meanings behind grave symbols and the stories and legends of what lies beneath.

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Board Games


Every Thursday 1p.m – 3p.m. except 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 11/24, 12/8

We have over 10+ Board games! Come with friends and family and play a game. We also take suggestions and will build up our collection.

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Free State of Jones

“Free State of Jones”

Runtime: 2hr 20 min.

A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.

Wednesday, November 9 at 2 pm

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Chef Mary Gail


Are you ready for the holidays? Mary Gail Bennett will show the secrets and tips on preparing great holiday appetizers. Tastings and recipes will be provided.

Tuesday, November 15 at 7pm.

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Vijay K Chopra


Unique insights about life gained through tragedy, loss, and new love influence the enriched views and distinctive perspectives that emerge in this collection of poems by Vijay Chopra. Light refreshments will be served.

Co-sponsored by the Palos Park Woman’s Club

Thursday November 17th at 7pm.

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Monday, November 21st at 11 am.

Learn the mechanics and strategy of Mahjong! Mahjong is a card game that originated in China. Four players play the game using numbered tiles or cards. No experience required.

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Read & Cook

We will discuss The pioneer woman cooks: a year of holidays : 140 step-by-step recipes for simple, scrumptious celebrations cookbook. Guests are welcomed to bring a dish inspired from one of many recipes included in the book.


Monday, November 21 at 1pm.

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The Nightingale

“The Nightingale”
by Kristin Hannah

Reunited when the elder’s husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways.

Wednesday, November 23 at 7pm

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Runtime: 1hr 5 min.

In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.

Wednesday, November 23 at 2pm.

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Color & Tea

The library staff will transform the community room to a tranquility space. Join us for some relaxing time with soothing music and tea while coloring your favorite images. We provide the materials.

Monday, November 28 at 1pm

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Palos Park Public Library
12330 Forest Glen Boulevard
Palos Park, Illinois 60464
(708) 448-1530 FAX (708) 448-3492
Monday - Thursday 9:30 am to 8pm
Friday & Saturday 9:30 am to 5pm
Closed on Sunday
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