Events

December 2017

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Friday, December 1 - Library Closed
Friday, December 1 - Library Closed Dec 01, 2017 (All day)

Library closed all day, Friday, December 1, for staff training.

For: Library Closings Location: Register for Event
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
Hamiltunes Singalong!
Hamiltunes Singalong! Dec 02, 2017 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm


Join us for an OFFICIAL
Hamiltunes Singalong!

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 9:00pm
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Homeschooler's Art Club
Homeschooler's Art Club Dec 04, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the FORT and spend an hour sharing different drawing techniques.Guest artists on occasion. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Some supplies will be provided or you may bring your own drawing...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
 
 
Pinewood Association Board Meeting
Pinewood Association Board Meeting Dec 04, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Board Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Action for a Better Tomorrow
Action for a Better Tomorrow Dec 05, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

General meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Special Board of Trustees meeting
Special Board of Trustees meeting Dec 05, 2017 - 6:45pm - 8:45pm

Special Board of Trustees meeting

For: Board of Trustees Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:45pm - 8:45pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
1st Tuesday Book Discussion
1st Tuesday Book Discussion Dec 05, 2017 - 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 06, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Dancing Droids DIY
Dancing Droids DIY Dec 06, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Using simple electronics and recycled material, build your own droid that shimmies along the table!

This program involves soldering, and is strictly limited by age range. Kids will learn a...

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For: Kids Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
JASSAC of Delta Sigma Theta Inc.
JASSAC of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Dec 06, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Executive Board to plan up coming events

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6:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Teens TALK Panel Discussion
Teens TALK Panel Discussion Dec 07, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The topic is Teens and Social Media. Teens TALK, which is funded by an Illinois Humanities grant program called "Illinois Speaks", is a discussion series featuring a panel of teens who...

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Escape Room Setup
Escape Room Setup Dec 08, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:30pm

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For: Staff Only Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
9:00am - 5:30pm
Staff Only
 
 
Anime/Fandom Connection
Anime/Fandom Connection Dec 08, 2017 - 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
 
 
Escape from the Room Where it Happened-CANCELLED
Escape from the Room Where it Happened-CANCELLED Dec 09, 2017 - 10:00am - 10:30am

All sessions of Escape from the Room Where it Happened have been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.<br /><br />**Sign up for the time slot your wish to escape from!**<...

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For: Adults Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Adults
 
 
Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts Dec 09, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Girl Scout Informational meeting for parents

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Heart of Service
Heart of Service Dec 09, 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meeting to discuss community service endeavors

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2:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Group
 
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Girl Scout Daisies Troop 65522
Girl Scout Daisies Troop 65522 Dec 10, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Scout meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Rules of the Road
Rules of the Road Dec 11, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

This class is conducted by a representative from the Secretary of State's office. There is no charge for this two-hour class. Reservations are required. Please call (708)798-0121 ext. 284 or...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
 
 
Homeschooler's Art Club
Homeschooler's Art Club Dec 11, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the FORT and spend an hour sharing different drawing techniques.Guest artists on occasion. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Some supplies will be provided or you may bring your own drawing...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
 
 
Games After Dark
Games After Dark Dec 11, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join HPL staff and other patrons who love board games to play some of your favorites! We have a big collection that just keeps growing. Here's a sneak peak: Ticket to Ride, Love Letter, Catan...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
 
 
Documentary: Olmsted and America's Urban Parks
Documentary: Olmsted and America's Urban Parks Dec 11, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for our quarterly documentary series!

For: Adults Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Community Volunteer
Community Volunteer Dec 12, 2017 - 9:30am - 1:30pm

Collaboration for project organization

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
9:30am - 1:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Winter Storytime
Winter Storytime Dec 12, 2017 - 9:30am - 10:00am

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
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Winter Storytime
Winter Storytime Dec 12, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:15am

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
10:30am - 11:15am
Kids
 
 
Holiday Card Coloring
Holiday Card Coloring Dec 12, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Are you one holiday card short? Do you need a special card for a special someone? Just need a minute to relax? Stop in and color a unique holiday card while unwinding from end of year craziness!...

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Open Sewing
Open Sewing Dec 12, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Stop by the library to use our new sewing machines. We’ve got basic tutorials, a cutting mat, rotary cutters, an iron, and cotton & fleece fabric for you to use. Feel free to bring your own...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: The Makery Register for Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 13, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. A snack will be served. 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 13, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Looking for teen input for programs, book suggestions, or anything else you would like to see/do/find at the library! Bring your ideas and a friend. The Teen Leadership Council meets every other...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Dec 13, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Monthly meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Makery Walk-In Hours
Makery Walk-In Hours Dec 13, 2017 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Curious about our makerspace? Need help with a project? Stop by the Makery to see the endless possibilities! We’ve got a 3D printer, poster printer, equipment and software for filming, editing,...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: The Makery Register for Event
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
K-2 Snowflake Story & Craft
K-2 Snowflake Story & Craft Dec 14, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids
 
 
Josephine Elizabeth Franklin Foundation
Josephine Elizabeth Franklin Foundation Dec 14, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Planning meeting for the annual fund raiser for the Josephine Elizabeth Seaton Franklin Foundation is the “Vision Quest Awards.” This is an annual event honoring community leaders that have...

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6:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Murder They Read Book Club
Murder They Read Book Club Dec 14, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
 
LADY
LADY Dec 16, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am

book club/mtg

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
9:00am - 11:30am
Community Group
 
 
Music & Story - Swan Lake
Music & Story - Swan Lake Dec 16, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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For: Family/All Ages Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Exam Cram Night
Exam Cram Night Dec 17, 2017 - 5:00pm - 10:00pm

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

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
5:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
 
 
Homeschooler's Art Club
Homeschooler's Art Club Dec 18, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the FORT and spend an hour sharing different drawing techniques.Guest artists on occasion. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Some supplies will be provided or you may bring your own drawing...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
 
 
Exam Cram Night
Exam Cram Night Dec 18, 2017 - 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. Tutors available. Must show...

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
 
 
Exam Cram Night
Exam Cram Night Dec 19, 2017 - 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. Tutors available. Must show...

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 20, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. A snack will be served. 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
 
 
 
 
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Closed
Closed Dec 25, 2017 (All day)

Closed

For: Library Closings Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
FAMILY MOVIE - LEGO STAR WARS - The Freemaker Adventures (Season 1)
FAMILY MOVIE - LEGO STAR WARS - The Freemaker Adventures (Season 1) Dec 26, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Come in and out as you please during a showing of LEGO Star Wars - The Freemaker Adventures (Season 1) with some simple Star Wars crafts to occupy your hands!<br /><br />Television...

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1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
 
 
Dinosaur Craft & Story
Dinosaur Craft & Story Dec 27, 2017 - 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Join us for a stomping good time! We will read a few books about dinosaurs and each person will learn to create their own dinosaur claws from paper!<br /><br />The folding craft is a...

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1:00pm - 1:45pm
Kids
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 27, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. A snack will be served. 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 27, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Looking for teen input for programs, book suggestions, or anything else you would like to see/do/find at the library! Bring your ideas and a friend. The Teen Leadership Council meets every other...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Elf: the Interactive Movie
Elf: the Interactive Movie Dec 28, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

"The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear." Sing, shout, and snack along to this classic holiday movie.<br /><br />Registration preferred, but...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
Chalk Sand Art
Chalk Sand Art Dec 28, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Use chalk to color sand and create a small bottle sand art!

For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Gaming Night-New Year's Party
Gaming Night-New Year's Party Dec 29, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Hang out at the Homewood Public Library, after hours, and enjoy gaming and snacks! Xbox One, Wii, board games,card games, D&D and more!Balloon Drop & music! Registration is preferred. For...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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