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January/ February

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Evening Tales

February 5, 12, & 19 , 7-7:45 pm

Come to the library for a story, a craft and a small snack. (Ages 5-8) (R)

Valentine’s Day Wreath

Thursday, February 6, 7-8:30 pm

Time In Yoga for Kids!

Wednesday, January 15, 22, & 29, 6-7 pm

Join us as we create a "Rose" Valentine’s Wreath by rolling a garden full of paper rose blossoms. All materials provided. Limited to 15 attendees. (R)

Join us for a unique class filled with yoga poses and learn the importance of focus, breathing, and much more. Register for one session or all. You must register for each individual class. Please contact us for more information. (Ages 4-7) (R)

Succulent Terrariums and Fairy Gardens Tuesday, February 11, 7-8:30 pm

Create a small succulent garden to decorate your desk or workspace and relish in the opportunity to take a break from the stresses of the day. (R)

Code Club

Every Wednesday, 4:30-5:30 pm

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Code Club is a weekly meet-up to learn how to make websites, video games, and apps. Come have fun, make friends, and create cool stuff with us! Registration limited. (Ages 9-

DIY Planner

Thursday, January 9, 7-8:30 pm

Create your own custom-made planner or journal. Learn how to bind a book and customize the cover of your new favorite book. Limited to 15 attendees. (R)

Story Time

Thursdays at 11 am starting January 16th

Parents and their little ones can join us for an age appropriate story, craft and a small snack. Crafts are geared for ages 2-4 but anyone under 2 is welcome to join! (R)

Frozen Party

Monday, January 20, 1-2 pm

Come dressed as Elsa, Ana, Kristoff or even Olaf! We will have a craft, short story, a sing-a-long and more! Space is limited. (Ages 8 & under) (R)

Introduction to Tea by TeaLula Thursday, February 20, 6:30-7:30 pm

Join TeaLula from Park Ridge for an introduction to the wonderful world of tea with a certified Tea Specialist. Over the course of an hour, taste four different types of tea (white, green, oolong and black) while learning about where they are grown and how they are made. Space is limited. (R)

Adult Book Club

Monday, January 27, 7 pm | Monday, February 24, 7 pm

We read great fiction, biographies, histories and everything in between. Join us to discuss the latest book chosen by the group. January Book Selection: In Pieces by Sally Field February Book Selection: The Only Story by Julian Barnes (R)

Library Closed

Although the Library will be closed, you still have 24/7 access online. Register for upcoming programs, renew items and place holds through our online catalog or the new SWAN Libraries App. Need a book? Pick up an eBook or audiobook through MediaOnDemand using Libby. Day before New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day

Monday, December 30 Tuesday, December 31 Wednesday, January 1

Remember: kids under nine must be accompanied by an adult in the library Library Hours Monday - Thursday Friday - Saturday Sunday

10 am to 9 pm 10 am to 5 pm Closed

(R) Registration is necessary for some events. Register online, in person at the Library or by calling 708.453.4484. All programs are subject to cancellation without notice.

We reserve the right for staff to photograph and videotape during programs to promote activities, collections, and services. Please let us know if you prefer not to be photographed or videotaped.


January events SUNDAY

2020

MONDAY 10 am - 9 pm

TUESDAY 10 am - 9 pm

National Puzzle Day

National Puzzle Day is January 29th. Join us to celebrate puzzles of all types - jigsaws, riddles, brain teasers, trivia and word searches. Did you know puzzles improve memory, cognitive function, problem solving skills and are just plain fun! Drop-in January 27-31 to exercise your brain. (NR)

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WEDNESDAY 10 am - 9 pm

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FRIDAY 10 am - 5 pm

SATURDAY 10 am - 5pm

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4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

7-8:30 pm (R)

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LIBRARY CLOSED For New Year’s Day

Code Club

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THURSDAY 10 am - 9 pm

DIY Planner

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4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

All day crafts, Supplies Limited

Code Club

Appreciate a Dragon

Time In Yoga for KIDS! Story Time (AM)

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Frozen Party

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1-2 pm (R) Ages 8 & under

6-7 pm (R) Ages 5-8

11 am (R) Ages 4 & under

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4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

11 am (R) Ages 4 & under

Code Club

Time In Yoga for KIDS!

Story Time (AM)

6-7 pm (R) Ages 5-8

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Adult Book Club

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7-8:30 pm (R) Ages 18 & up

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4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

11 am (R) Ages 4 & under

Code Club

Time In Yoga for KIDS!

Story Time (AM)

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6-7 pm (R) Ages 5-8

(R) Registration required. (NR) No registration required. (*) Program tentative

CLOSED

February events SUNDAY

2020

MONDAY 10 am - 9 pm

TUESDAY 10 am - 9 pm

WEDNESDAY 10 am - 9 pm

THURSDAY 10 am - 9 pm

FRIDAY 10 am - 5 pm

Leaping Into Adventure: Winter Reading

SATURDAY 10 am - 5 pm

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In honor of Leap Year this February we are celebrating by Leaping into Adventure at the library! Come in and find out about all the places your library card can take you. Explore our museum passes, passport services, and online resources to help you learn a new language or skill to prepare you for your worldly travels. (R)

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Winter Reading Begins

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4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

11 am (R) Ages 4 & under

Code Club

Evening Tales

7-7:45 pm (R) Ages 5-8

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Succulent Terrariums and Fairy Gardens

4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

11 am (R) Ages 4 & under

Adult Book Club

7-8:30 pm (R) Ages 18 & up

Story Time (AM)

7-8:30 pm (R)

Evening Tales

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4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

11 am (R) Ages 4 & under

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7-7:45 pm (R) Ages 5-8

Code Club

7-7:45 pm (R) Ages 5-8

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7-8:30 pm (R)

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Code Club

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Valentine's Day Wreath

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Evening Tales

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Story Time (AM)

Story Time (AM)

Introduction to Tea 6:30-7:30 pm (R)

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4:30-5:30 pm (R) Ages 9-17

11 am (R) Ages 4 & under

Code Club

Story Time (AM)

Winter Reading Begins

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