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!
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.
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.
Join historian, author, and parapsychologist Ursula Bielski as she conducts a lecture on her recent book Haunted
Bachelors Grove. Learn the history of nearby ghost sightings and listen to spooky cemetery tales.
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m.
Scary Movie Marathon + Pizza
Friday, Oct. 21 9:00 a.m – 5 p.m.
Halloween (9:00 -10:50 a.m.)
Babadook (10:55 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.)
The Exorcist (12:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.)
Blair Witch (3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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
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.
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.
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.
MAKE IT. SAMPLE IT. DISCUSS IT @THE LIBRARY
Monday, November 21 at 1pm.
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
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.
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