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Craft Corner

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Rene’s Craft Corner
Monday, Oct. 10 & Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.

Join us Monday for our very first 2-part craft. Registered guests will be creating their own literary purses.
Great as a gift or a keepsake! We welcome all levels of expertise.
We provide all the supplies. Bring a friend or two! : )

Register today; we only have 10 available slots! Click here to register.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

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New Release Wednesday 
Wednesday, October 12 at 2:00 p.m.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
1hr 51 min.

SNL alumni Tina Fey steps into the well worn shoes of journalist Kim Barker in Paramount Pictures’ adaptation of Barker’s memoir The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002.

-Rotten Tomatoes

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Palos Fine Arts




Palos Reads – Meet & Greet event 
The Book of Unknown Americans
by Christina Henriquez

Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m.

The Book of Unknown Americans Christina Henriquez

Cristina Henríquez is the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s Top 10 Books of the Year. It was the Daily Beast Novel of the Year, a Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read, and was chosen one of the best books of the year by BookPage,, and School Library Journal. It was also longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

To celebrate this great event, Library Director Kathryn Sofianos will host a special book discussion Thursday, September 15 at 7 p.m.!

Click here to register for the book discussion on Thursday, September 15 at 7 p.m.

Click here to register for Palos Reads – Meet & Greet event on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m.

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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Ina Garten - Make It Ahead

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Read & Cook

Monday, October 17 at 1 p.m.

We will discuss. Guests are welcomed to bring a dish inspired from one of many recipes included in the book. Remember sharing is caring!

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The Secret Keeper

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Book Discussion
Wednesday, October 19 at 11 a.m.

The Secret Keeper
By Morton, Kate

Withdrawing from a family party to the solitude of her tree house, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson witnesses a shocking murder that throughout a subsequent half century shapes her beliefs, her acting career, and the lives of three strangers from vastly different cultures.

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Games & LEGOs

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Games & LEGOs @the Library
Wednesday, October 19 at 4:30 p.m.

Get creative with LEGO’s @the library. We have some new children’s games. Come with a fried and play. There will be a special raffle for a LEGO book at the end of the session.

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Chris McBrien Magic Storyteller

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Chris McBrien Magic Storyteller
“Not So Scary but Very Funny Halloween Program”

Saturday, October 22 11 a.m.
Ventriloquist and all around funny guy Chris McBrien will be here to share Halloween hijinxs with his friend Dewey Duck. Enjoy this interactive program with magic, games, and storytelling.

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Color & Tea

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Color & Tea

Monday, October 24 at 10 a.m.
Palos Park 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 coloring books. We provide the materials.

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Board Games


Every Thursday 1p.m – 3p.m.

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.
except 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 11/24, 12/8

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Palos Park Public Library
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Palos Park, Illinois 60464
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