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TurkeyYouth Programs

Turkey Trackers – Turkeys on the Loose in the Library
November 1 – November 23
Find the turkeys hidden in the stacks and win a prize!

Gobble Story Time and Craft
Saturday, November 5, 1 p.m. (Toddlers to Grade 1)
Enjoy fall stories and make a special craft.
Call to Register 708-448-1530

Chicago Wolves Read to Succeed Reading Program
Grades 1st – 8th
November 7 – December 15
Read and have a chance to win Chicago Wolves merchandise and tickets.

Be A Smart Cookie, READ! Reading Program
Toddler – Kindergarten
December 1 – February 25
Pick up your supplies and read to win prizes.

BooksFall Story Times
Call to Register 708-448-1530

Good Morning Story Time
Tuesday Mornings and Afternoons
10 – 10:30 a.m. (ages 2 – 5)
1:30 – 2 p.m. (ages 4 – 5)

Tiny Tots Story Time
Wednesday Mornings
10 – 10:30 a.m. (ages 2 – 5)

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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Knowledge Is KeyTuesday, January 3 at 7 p.m.

Do you have a library card? Did you know that you can access a variety of resources online and at the library? Need help on how to use them? This quick class will get you up-to-date on what databases we carry and other benefits your library card has for you.

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A Man Called OverA Man Called Ove
Wednesday, January 11 at 2 p.m.

Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors. –

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Antique Appraisal

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Antique Appraisal with Rex Newell
Thursday, January 12 at 7 p.m.

Antiques dealer Rex Newell will offer a suggested value of your collectible. Each person attending is allowed to bring ONE item for evaluation!

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Literary Speed DateLiterary Speed Date
Tuesday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m.
Can’t find a book to read? Let our library staff help you. Like Speed dating we will have five tables with a different author. Participants will have 2 minutes per table to learn about the author and their work. The goal is to hopefully fall in love with an author and possibly go on a book date. ; )

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Eleanor & ParkEleanor & Park
Saturday, January 14 at 12 p.m.
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits–smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

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Top Teen & Adult Apps for school and everyday living.
Thursday, January 19 at 7 p.m.

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Meditation with JessicaMeditation with Jessica

Friday, January 20 at 10 a.m

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Graphic Novel Chat

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TEEN – Graphic novel chat with R.L
Saturday, January 21 at 12 p.m.
Join us for an awesome time going through a variety of graphic novels. Don’t worry if you haven’t read one before, we are here to help!
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Nostalgic Journey

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A Nostalgic Journey Through Pop Culture
Tuesday, January 24 at 7 p.m.
Join Local History Manager Kevin Korst on a journey through the last four decades of American pop culture! Go behind the scenes of Star Wars, Ghostbusters, and other classic films, reminisce about your favorite episode of Saved by the Bell, and discover whether Nintendo or Sega won the 90s console war.
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Omnivores DilemmaWednesday Book Discussion
Omnivores Dilemma
Wednesday, January 25 at 11 a.m.

An adaptation of the famous book offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.

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Florence Foster JenkinsMovies @the Library
Florence Foster Jenkins
Wednesday, January 25 at 2 p.m.

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

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Palos Genealogy Workshop
Thursday, January 26 at 7 p.m.
Not sure how to start your own genealogy project? Has a genealogical problem stumped you? Librarian Jessica Rock will be conducting a lecture on the subject and what questions should be asked when starting a genealogy project.
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BingoDollar Store Bingo

Start the year with a win! The library will host Bingo night in the community room. Winners will get gifts from a near-by dollar store. Prize value will range $1 – $4.

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