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Saturday September 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Sunday September 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Tuesday September 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_pirate_flag.GIF 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TALK LIKE A PIRATE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

September 19th is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Visit the Bookmobile to learn the basics and get a pirate tattoo. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM TEEN BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

The Teen Book Club discusses some of the best & newest teen books around! September's selection is Mosquitoland by David Oliver. Each month’s book is available at the library for check out. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary! Please note the special date of our September meeting!

    Location: Library
Wednesday September 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_pirate_flag.GIF 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TALK LIKE A PIRATE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

September 19th is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Visit the Bookmobile to learn the basics and get a pirate tattoo. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM CHESS CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Practice your chess or checkers skills at the library! Come and join other kids for an hour of fun. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to play along with their children. 

Chess players: Grade 1 & up

Checkers players: Age 5 and up

Registration is recommended. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday September 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_pirate_flag.GIF 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TALK LIKE A PIRATE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

September 19th is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Visit the Bookmobile to learn the basics and get a pirate tattoo. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

A fun hour of everyone's favorite game and candy prizes!

All ages, under 6 with adult. No registration required. Limit 30.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM TEEN ADVISORY BOARD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to help decide the teen books we buy & the teen programs we do throughout the year? Come to a TAB meeting! TAB members also help with volunteer projects during each meeting. Members receive one hour of community service for each meeting attended. For teens in grades 9-12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Friday September 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM VINYASA YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Marti Anne's vinyasa flow yoga class begins with a series of Sun Salutations to bring in movement and breath. The practice builds on the foundations of yoga and incorporates a more invigorating approach. Practitioners will have the opportunity to choose the level with which they engage the practice while being guided to expand their potential and increase mind-body harmony. Some prior yoga experience needed. Please note that this program will take place at 9am before the library openat 10am. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Registration required.
 

    Location: Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS: ANTARCTICA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Travel by small ship from the charming gateway village of Ushuaia, Argentina, through the infamous Drake Passage, along the Antarctic Peninsula and across the Antarctic Circle. View rugged snow-capped mountains, heavy white glaciers, and blue icebergs. Meet penguins and seals, and hear a bit about the geography, geology, and history of the seventh continent. Presented by Barbara Sugden and Ron Vargason.

    Location: Library
        There are 29 spaces available.
Saturday September 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Sunday September 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
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Monday September 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM A APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

REGISTER HERE FOR FAMILY STORY TIME: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 8:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 8:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_kidsreading 8:30 AM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM MOVIE MATINEE FOR ADULTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary,org
   

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the library while watching a film on our big screen. September's selection is Whiplash. Rated R. 107 minutes. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_pirate_flag.GIF 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TALK LIKE A PIRATE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

September 19th is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Visit the Bookmobile to learn the basics and get a pirate tattoo. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Love mystery and suspense books? The Mystery Book Club is for you! Join us as we discuss a different mystery novel each month. September's selection is Her Last Breath by Linda Castillo. No registration necessary! Please note the 6:30pm special time for this month's meeting.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM RANDOM HOUSE BOOK BUZZ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

A representative from Random House will give readers the scoop on exciting new adult titles being published this fall and winter! Book samplers (with chapter samples from six forthcoming books), book catalogs, and Keep Calm and Read On tote bags will be available for free for attendees. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday September 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_pirate_flag.GIF 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TALK LIKE A PIRATE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

September 19th is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Visit the Bookmobile to learn the basics and get a pirate tattoo. 

    Location: Bookmobile
Wednesday September 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_pirate_flag.GIF 4:15 PM  -  7:10 PM TALK LIKE A PIRATE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

September 19th is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Visit the Bookmobile to learn the basics and get a pirate tattoo. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM ONE STROKE PAINTING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Learn the basics of the one stroke painting technique! Attendees are encouraged to bring one or two flat nylon brushes (1/4” or 1/2”) and a small round brush. If you choose to paint a decorative tile coaster, please bring $3. Led by artist Mona Parry. Presented by the Lemont Art Guild.

    Location: Library
        There are 21 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

At Lego Club, we supply the bricks while you supply your imagination! Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

Grades K-6. Limit 32. No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:30 PM ADULT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

The Adult Book Club is the library's longest running book club! But don't worry -- we're a friendly, welcoming group that encourages new members to join in our discussions of various contemporary novels. September's selection is Lucky Us by Amy Bloom. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Thursday September 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM TEEN MANGA & ANIME CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you love manga & anime? Join us for anime screenings, trivia contests, manga-inspired games, & more! For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
Friday September 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM BINGO FOR ADULTS & SENIORS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Have some fun playing multiple rounds of everyone's favorite game -- BINGO! Free prizes awarded! No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Saturday September 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM IT'S NATIONAL PIRATE DAY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Avast matey! Celebrate pirate day with some swashbuckling crafts and activities! Ar-r-r-r you up for it?                                       

One of each craft per child while supplies last. All ages.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:45 PM BABYSITTING CLASS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 10 & up  

American Heart Association certified instructor, Joan O’Malley, will conduct this informative class. Learn basic first aid, diaper changing and how to assume the leadership role of the babysitter.

Please bring a doll to class.

Registration and fee of $20.00 required. Limit 20. 

Payment is due one week in advance. Deadline for cancllation with refund is one week prior to the event. 

 

    Location: Library
        There are 19 spaces available.
Sunday September 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM APPLE CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate fall by creating a unique apple of your own design! Drop in to pick up a magic scratch craft that is simple and fun to do for all ages. 

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Monday September 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM INTRO TO THE INTERNET Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers getting started on the Internet and basic Internet features. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM INTRO TO THE INTERNET Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers getting started on the Internet and basic Internet features. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday September 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM CRAFTERNOONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to try out some new craft techniques? This Fall, Crafternoons, introduces you to Modge Podge, paper mache, arm knitting and painting on pots! Each session has a creative skill to learn and you get to take home your own hand made creations!

September 22- Make a candle vase using Modge Podge and tissue paper. All materials included. Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12. 

Future Crafternoons:

October 20- Create a spooky Spider Nest with paper mache, a balloon and lots of spiders! All materials included. Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12. 

November 17- Come learn to "arm knit" and make a beautiful infinity scarf for yourself or a gift. All materials included. Registration and $8 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12. 

December 15- Fashion a Gingerbread Man from paint and a terra cotta pot! All materials included. Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12.  

 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 7:00 PM CHICK LIT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you love contemporary fiction written for women? Join in the fun, lively discussions at the Chick Lit Book Club! Each month’s book selection is available at the library for check out. New members are welcome!

    Location: Library
Wednesday September 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM ADULT CRAFT: HALLOWEEN DECO MESH WREATH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Get in the Halloween spirit by making a Halloween themed deco mesh wreath! Registration required. $5 fee.

    Location: Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM POKEMON Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Calling all Pokemon enthusiasts! Bring your own cards to the library to battle, share ideas and trade!

Registration required.  Limit 16.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday September 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TWEEN SCENE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you enjoy hanging out at the library? Come to Tween Scene and bring your friends! Clever crafts, games, science activities and more will encourage your imagination and sense of discovery!

Registration required. Limit 12. Grades 5 - 8. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday September 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM COFFEE, DONUTS, AND A MOVIE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Indulge on some coffee and donuts while watching a classic film on Friday mornings! September's selection is 50 to 1. Rated PG-13. 110 minutes. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Saturday September 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Sunday September 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Monday September 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM INTRO TO WORD 2013 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers text formatting, borders, columns, clip art, saving, and printing. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM INTRO TO EXCEL 2013 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers selecting cells, formatting, and formulas. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday September 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM YOUR DELIGHTFUL AND CHALLENGING TODDLERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Toddlers are remarkable learners, highly aware and often display some challenging social behavior. All Our Kids Network (AOK) is sponsoring three workshops specifically designed to help parents with toddlers. Explore how children at this age learn, examine your parenting style and its possible influence on your child, and learn techniques for handling behaviors like temper tantrums and biting. Participants are asked to attend each of the three sessions: Sept 29, Nov 10, and Dec 1. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

At Lego Club, we supply the bricks while you supply your imagination! Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

Grades K-6. Limit 32. No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM TEEN MOVIE NIGHT: FURIOUS 7 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Enjoy our “candy bar” (where you can make your own goodie bag from our assortment of candy!) while watching Furious 7 on our big screen! For teens in grades 6 through 12.

    Location: Library
Wednesday September 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SIMPLY STORIES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Simply Stories for all ages, children under 3 with adult on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.

Join the fun! Drop in to share stories, rhymes and songs. Everyone is welcome! The first Simply Stories will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

No registration required. Limited to 30.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
Thursday October 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM TEEN VOLUNTEER NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

The library's monthly teen volunteer night is held on the first Thursday of each month from 6-8pm. Teens in grades 6-12 can sign up for these volunteer nights, where you’ll be helping us with basic tasks such as cutting items for storytime prep, straightening shelves, etc.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 6 teens per session. Registration opens on the 1st day of the month for that month's session.

Registration for the October session will open on Thursday, October 1st at 8:30am.

    The registration period has not begun.
Friday October 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Join Marti Anne for this class that's designed especially for first time yoga students! This class consists of learning series of gentle poses, postures and positions while calming the body and the mind. Please note that this program will take place at 9am before the library opens at 10am. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Saturday October 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Sunday October 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM PAINT-A-HOUSE PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the prize filled with crafts and goodies! 

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Monday October 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM MOVIE MATINEE FOR ADULTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary,org
   

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the library while watching a film on our big screen. Please call the library at (708) 301-7908 for movie title and length. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
Tuesday October 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM HARRY POTTER CRAFTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

In the season of Wizardry, create some Harry Potter themed crafts: a Gryffindor scarf, your own wand & a snitch!                                                               

Registration & $3 fee required. Limit 15. Ages 8-12.                                                         

 Payment is due one week in advance. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the event. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
Wednesday October 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                            

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (No Simply Stories on November 11 as the library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.)

Join the fun! Drop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.                              

No registration required.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM COLORING FOR ADULTS: POSTCARDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Get out the colored pencils and crayons! Participants will receive a free pack of 20 detachable (and gorgeous!) postcards to decorate, color in, and send. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 4 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM STORY EXPLORERS BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Calling all boys and girls, 3rd through 5th grade, with an adult friend. Come and explore books filled with humor, adventure, mystery and more. 

Books will be available in the Youth Services department.             

Grades 3, 4 & 5 with adult. Registration required.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday October 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM INTRO TO POWERPOINT 2013 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers slides, clip art, themes, and transitions. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM INTRO TO EXCEL 2013 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers selecting cells, formatting, and formulas. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

A fun hour of everyone's favorite game and candy prizes!

All ages, under 6 with adult. No registration required. Limit 30.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM GRIMM'S GRIMMEST: THE REAL STORY BEHIND FAVORITE FAIRY TAILS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

What really happened after Sleeping Beauty was awakened by the Prince’s kiss? “Happily ever after…” was only relative, and what relatives inhabit these lurid tales! Listen to the 19th century tales of the Brothers Grimm as originally intended for adults, transformed through Judith and Dan’s 21st Century interpretations.

The Illinois Humanities Council [IHC] is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations.

    Location: Library
        There are 35 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM TEEN ADVISORY BOARD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to help decide the teen books we buy & the teen programs we do throughout the year? Come to a TAB meeting! TAB members also help with volunteer projects during each meeting. Members receive one hour of community service for each meeting attended. For teens in grades 9-12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BAILEY COOK'S REPTILES AND MORE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 7- 12                                 

Have you ever wanted to be able to identify some reptile species from around the world? Meet some awesome creatures from geckos to skinks! Learn about their diets, habitats, anatomy and roles  within their own unique ecosystem. 

Registration required. Limit 20.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grimm's Grimmest: The Darker Side of Fairy Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What really happened after Sleeping Beauty is awakened by the Prince's kiss? "Happily ever after..." is only relative, and what relatives inhabit these lurid tales!

Listen to the 19th century tales of the Brothers Grimm as originally intended for adults, transformed through Judith and Dan's 21st Century interpretations. The dramatic retellings, some sung as ballads, are accompanied on 16th Century Renaissance lute set to 16th century French and English ballad tunes

The Illinois Humanities Council [IHC] is supported in part by the National Endowement for the Humanities [NEH] and the Illinois General Assembly [throught the Illinois ARts council, a state agency], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and coporations.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by speakers, program participantsor audiences do not necessarily reflect those of the NEH, the IHC, our partnering organizations or our funders.

 

Friday October 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM VINYASA YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Marti Anne's vinyasa flow yoga class begins with a series of Sun Salutations to bring in movement and breath. The practice builds on the foundations of yoga and incorporates a more invigorating approach. Practitioners will have the opportunity to choose the level with which they engage the practice while being guided to expand their potential and increase mind-body harmony. Some prior yoga experience needed. Please note that this program will take place at 9am before the library openat 10am. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Registration required.
 

    Location: Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS: GERMANY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Bill Helmuth will guide you to the cities of Berlin, Frankfurt, and Dresden as we explore its historical past and todays reputation as the workhorse of modern Europe. We will glide down the Rhine River past storybook castles, visit the impressive Alps and, tour glorious cathedrals while trying to understand how this country could have created the conditions for the genius of Goethe and Beethoven and the tragic horrors of Hitler.

    Location: Library
        There are 29 spaces available.
Saturday October 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:30 PM PRACTICE SAT / ACT TEST Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Kaplan’s unique Combo Practice Tests are perfect for students who wish to experience more than one exam in a single test experience. Results from each test provide a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the exams, detailing a student’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as feedback comparing their performance across the analogous test sections of the exams— for example, current SAT Math section vs. new SAT Math section vs. ACT Math section. Teens must bring a pencil and a calculator. Sponsored by Kaplan. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
Sunday October 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Monday October 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM T-REXPLORERS SHOW Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you love dinosaurs? Come find out about all about them and what it is like to be on a dinosaur dig!                                                                    

See and touch fossilized dinosaur bones, teeth and eggs. This free, hands-on dinosaur show is positively prehistoric!  

No registration required. All ages.                                                                                                                                                      

Sponsored by Illinois American Water.

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Love mystery and suspense books? The Mystery Book Club is for you! Join us as we discuss a different mystery novel each month. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MOTHER/ DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Girls in grades 3-5 and their mothers or other significant women in their lives are welcome to share the love of reading together in this inspiring club.  Discuss an assigned book and create a simple craft. Book will be available in the Youth Services department.                  

Grades 3, 4 & 5 . Registration required.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday October 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
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Wednesday October 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                            

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (No Simply Stories on November 11 as the library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.)

Join the fun! Drop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.                              

No registration required.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM CHESS CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Practice your chess or checkers skills at the library! Come and join other kids for an hour of fun. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to play along with their children. 

Chess players: Grade 1 & up

Checkers players: Age 5 and up

Registration is recommended. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

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misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM HARRY POTTER MOVIE PARTY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Potter Party! Come in costume & enjoy The Sorcerer’s Stone movie, pizza, Butterbeer & other treats!

Registration & $2 fee required. Limit 25. Ages 8 - 12.                                                                               

Payment is due one week in advance. Payment is due one week in advance. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the event. 

 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM TEEN MANGA & ANIME CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you love manga & anime? Join us for anime screenings, trivia contests, manga-inspired games, & more! For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
Friday October 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM BINGO FOR ADULTS & SENIORS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Have some fun playing multiple rounds of everyone's favorite game -- BINGO! Free prizes awarded! No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM TEEN AFTER HOURS PARTY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s time for our fifth annual Teen After Hours Party! From 6-6:45pm, chow down on pizza, play ping pong and video games, take some epic photobooth pictures, & spin the Krazy Wheel for prizes. Then from 6:45-8, whether you're participating in or just watching our Celebrity Name Game competition, we’ll have you laughing! We’ll end the night from 8-8:30 with raffles and cookies. Space for Celebrity Game Night is limited to 16 participants, so don’t forget to sign up on our website beginning October 1st. For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
        There are 16 spaces available.
Saturday October 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Sunday October 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM JOLLY JACK-O-LANTERN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate a dotted or striped pumpkin ornament to take home for some Fall fun!                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM MOVIE NIGHT: BACK TO THE FUTURE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s the 20th anniversary of the release of Back to the Future, so we’re hosting a movie marathon in celebration of Marty McFly’s time-travelling adventures!

    Location: Library
Monday October 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM INTRO TO THE INTERNET Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers getting started on the Internet and basic Internet features. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM INTRO TO THE INTERNET Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers getting started on the Internet and basic Internet features. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM FALL PREVENTION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Looking for ways to prevent accidental falls? Learn core stabilization exercises, proper posture, and prevention strategies from Heather Siwinski at TheraCORE.

    Location: Library
        There are 38 spaces available.
Tuesday October 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 1:00 PM STARTING YOUR BUSINESS IN ILLINOIS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business in the State of Illinois. This workshop will cover a variety of topics, including forms of incorporation and creating a business plan.

    Location: Library
        There are 40 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM CRAFTERNOONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to try out some new craft techniques? This Fall, Crafternoons, introduces you to Modge Podge, paper mache, arm knitting and painting on pots! Each session has a creative skill to learn and you get to take home your own hand made creations!

October 20- Create a spooky Spider Nest with paper mache, a balloon and lots of spiders! All materials included. Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12.  

Future Crafternoons:

November 17- Come learn to "arm knit" and make a beautiful infinity scarf for yourself or a gift. All materials included. Registration and $8 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12. 

December 15- Fashion a Gingerbread Man from paint and a terra cotta pot! All materials included. Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12.  

 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM MOVIE NIGHT: BACK TO THE FUTURE II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s the 20th anniversary of the release of Back to the Future, so we’re hosting a movie marathon in celebration of Marty McFly’s time-travelling adventures!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
Wednesday October 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                            

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (No Simply Stories on November 11 as the library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.)

Join the fun! Drop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.                              

No registration required.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM SUMI-E INK PAINTING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Patricia Larkin Green will demonstrate Sumi-e Ink painting. She is well known as a painter along with her skills in sumi-e ink painting. Presented by the Lemont Art Guild.

    Location: Library
        There are 37 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

At Lego Club, we supply the bricks while you supply your imagination! Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

Grades K-6. Limit 32. No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:30 PM ADULT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

The Adult Book Club is the library's longest running book club! But don't worry -- we're a friendly, welcoming group that encourages new members to join in our discussions of various contemporary novels. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Thursday October 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TWEEN SCENE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Grades  5 - 8      

Do you enjoy hanging out at the library? Come to Tween Scene! Encourage discovery and imagination through clever crafts, games, science and more!

Bring a friend!                   

Registration required. Limit 12.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM MOVIE NIGHT: BACK TO THE FUTURE III Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s the 20th anniversary of the release of Back to the Future, so we’re hosting a movie marathon in celebration of Marty McFly’s time-travelling adventures!

    Location: Library
Friday October 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM COFFEE, DONUTS, AND A MOVIE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Indulge on some coffee and donuts while watching a classic film on Friday mornings! Please call the library at (708) 301-7908 for movie title and length.

    Location: Library
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Saturday October 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM TAILGATING PARTY FOODS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Football season is back! It is time to get ready for some great, intriguing, and tasty tailgate foods. Chef Michael Maddox will show you some great snacks as well as dishes to enjoy at the game but also in the comfort of your own home while watching your favorite college and professional teams!

    Location: Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
Sunday October 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Monday October 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM TEEN MOVIE NIGHT: PAPER TOWNS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Enjoy our “candy bar” (where you can make your own goodie bag from our assortment of candy!) while watching Paper Towns on our big screen! For teens in grades 6 through 12.

    Location: Library
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Tuesday October 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

At Lego Club, we supply the bricks while you supply your imagination! Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

Grades K-6. Limit 32. No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM MELIKIN PUPPET SHOW: THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This not so spooky story of the headless horseman is sure to jump start your Halloween festivities! 

All ages. No registration required.                                                                                                                                                                              

Sponsored by the March family.                

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM CHICK LIT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you love contemporary fiction written for women? Join in the fun, lively discussions at the Chick Lit Book Club! Each month’s book selection is available at the library for check out. New members are welcome!

    Location: Library
Wednesday October 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                            

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (No Simply Stories on November 11 as the library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.)

Join the fun! Drop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.                              

No registration required.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Fall Deco Mesh Wreath Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate Fall with a seasonal deco mesh wreath! Registration required. $5 fee.

Thursday October 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM HEALTHY HABITS FOR A HEALTHY YOU Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.

    Location: Library
        There are 36 spaces available.
Friday October 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Saturday October 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Sunday November 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM BREW UP A FESTIVE HALLOWEEN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Whip up a magical concoction with this fun sticker sheet!                                              

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM THE STORYWALK CHALLENGE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up a StoryWalk challenge sheet at the library.

Visit Sendra Park and enjoy reading the book, Ol’ Mama Squirrel, by David Ezra Stein. Look for the 3 maple leaves on the StoryWalk pages then answer the questions. Return your completed StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 1st for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing!

 

    Location: Library
Monday November 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM MOVIE MATINEE FOR ADULTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary,org
   

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the library while watching a film on our big screen. Please call the library at (708) 301-7908 for movie title and length. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM SELLING ON EBAY AND AMAZON Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Got some “stuff”? Learn how to make some $$ selling your "stuff" to millions of buyers on eBay and Amazon. As a successful Internet entrepreneur and eBay University Instructor with over 4,000 eBay and Amazon transactions, Jack Waddick will share his step-by-step plan for getting started. This fun and informative session will include real time demos and plenty of time for your questions. No technical mumbo jumbo!

    Location: Library
        There are 38 spaces available.
Tuesday November 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM TEEN BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

The Teen Book Club discusses some of the best & newest teen books around! Each month’s book is available at the library for check out. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
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Wednesday November 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                            

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (No Simply Stories on November 11 as the library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.)

Join the fun! Drop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.                              

No registration required.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM POKEMON Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Calling all Pokemon enthusiasts! Bring your own cards to the library to battle, share ideas and trade!

Registration required.  Limit 16.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM ADULT CRAFT: BUILD WITH NANOBLOCKS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Building blocks aren’t just for kids! Come build micro-sized Moai Statues of Easter Island. Free kit provided. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday November 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM STAR WARS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

COME TO THIS PROGRAM, YOU MUST! Calling all Jedis! This event is a celebration of the Star Wars universe that includes many out of this world activities! Spin the asteroid wheel, play galactic games, dress as your favorite Star Wars character and mingle with other Jedis! Bring your own camera! Foam light sabers will be on sale for $2.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM TEEN VOLUNTEER NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

The library's monthly teen volunteer night is held on the first Thursday of each month from 6-8pm. Teens in grades 6-12 can sign up for these volunteer nights, where you’ll be helping us with basic tasks such as cutting items for storytime prep, straightening shelves, etc.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 6 teens per session. Registration opens on the 1st day of the month for that month's session.

Registration for the November session will open on Sunday, November 1st at 8:30am.

    The registration period has not begun.
Friday November 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Join Marti Anne for this class that's designed especially for first time yoga students! This class consists of learning series of gentle poses, postures and positions while calming the body and the mind. Please note that this program will take place at 9am before the library opens at 10am. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
Saturday November 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM APPLE HARVEST Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

It is beginning to get chillier outside but it's cozy & comfortable in the kitchen with aromas of apples, cinnamon, & vanilla in the air. Spend an afternoon with Chef Michael Maddox learning some great recipes using the fall harvest of apples to their fullest. The presentation includes three great recipes along with some methods & techniques in preparing these dishes.

    Location: Library
        There are 33 spaces available.
Sunday November 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM SNOOPY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to take home the most famous  beagle in the world? Enter your name & phone number for a chance to win!

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
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Monday November 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM INTRO TO THE INTERNET Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers getting started on the Internet and basic Internet features. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM INTRO TO THE INTERNET Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers getting started on the Internet and basic Internet features. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Love mystery and suspense books? The Mystery Book Club is for you! Join us as we discuss a different mystery novel each month. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM RETIREMENT WORKSHOP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Preserving retirement assets and generating desired retirement income can be a challenge. How do I plan for retirement? How much money will I need? How should I invest to meet my goals? Learn ways to answer these challenges and more in this seminar focused on retirement planning. Presented by the L2 Group at Morgan Stanley.

    Location: Library
        There are 40 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MOTHER/ DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Girls in grades 3-5 and their mothers or other significant women in their lives are welcome to share the love of reading together in this inspiring club.  Discuss an assigned book and create a simple craft. Book will be available in the Youth Services department.                  

Grades 3, 4 & 5 . Registration required.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday November 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM YOUR DELIGHTFUL AND CHALLENGING TODDLERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Toddlers are remarkable learners, highly aware and often display some challenging social behavior. All Our Kids Network (AOK) is sponsoring three workshops specifically designed to help parents with toddlers. Explore how children at this age learn, examine your parenting style and its possible influence on your child, and learn techniques for handling behaviors like temper tantrums and biting. Participants are asked to attend each of the three sessions: Sept 29, Nov 10, and Dec 1. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

A fun hour of everyone's favorite game and candy prizes!

All ages, under 6 with adult. No registration required. Limit 30.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM AUTHOR TALK: KATIE DIERKES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) with local author Katie Dierkes! She’ll speak about her new novel Finding Dell, along with the inspiration behind the story, and the writing and publishing process. A Q&A discussion will follow.

    Location: Library
        There are 39 spaces available.
Wednesday November 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of Veteran's Day.

Thursday November 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TWEEN SCENE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you enjoy hanging out at the library? Come to Tween Scene and bring your friends! Clever crafts, games, science activities and more will encourage your imagination and sense of discovery!

Registration required. Limit 12. Grades 5 - 8. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM TEEN ADVISORY BOARD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to help decide the teen books we buy & the teen programs we do throughout the year? Come to a TAB meeting! TAB members also help with volunteer projects during each meeting. Members receive one hour of community service for each meeting attended. For teens in grades 9-12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
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Friday November 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM VINYASA YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Marti Anne's vinyasa flow yoga class begins with a series of Sun Salutations to bring in movement and breath. The practice builds on the foundations of yoga and incorporates a more invigorating approach. Practitioners will have the opportunity to choose the level with which they engage the practice while being guided to expand their potential and increase mind-body harmony. Some prior yoga experience needed. Please note that this program will take place at 9am before the library openat 10am. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Registration required.
 

    Location: Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS: CARIBBEAN ISLANDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

A necklace of emerald isles stretches from the coast of Florida to the shores of South America embracing the warm tropical winds and the intoxicating blue sea. First discovered by Christopher Columbus then colonized by the Europeans, these gem stone islands reflect the cultures of their colonizers, each with a unique personality. We will savor the charms of Jamaica, the Virgins, Martinique, Aruba and others as we visit villages and pristine beaches. Presented by Bill Helmuth.

    Location: Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday November 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:45 PM BABYSITTING CLASS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 10 & up  

American Heart Association certified instructor, Joan O’Malley, will conduct this informative class. Learn basic first aid, diaper changing and how to assume the leadership role of the babysitter.

Please bring a doll to class.

Registration and fee of $20.00 required. Limit 20. 

Payment is due one week in advance. Deadline for cancllation with refund is one week prior to the event. 

 

    Location: Library
        There are 19 spaces available.
Sunday November 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM LEGEND OF THE TURKEY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Craft this proud little bird who is so happy to be part of your Thanksgiving celebration!  

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Monday November 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Mondays at 10:45 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM C- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 28 meeting each week through November 16. 

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MEDICARE UPDATES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

This program provides an overview of the changes for 2015 for Medicare Parts A and B deductibles and copays, the various Medicare Supplement Plans and their differences, the four phases of the Part D program, and a brief overview of Medicare Advantage Plans. Questions are welcome.

    Location: Library
        There are 38 spaces available.
Tuesday November 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM D- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM E- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

TUESDAY @ 10:45 - 11:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

Welcome to Special Needs Story Time for ages up to 35 months with adult on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities. The first special needs story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM F- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time for ages 3, 4 & 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting each week through November 17.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM CRAFTERNOONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to try out some new craft techniques? This Fall, Crafternoons, introduces you to Modge Podge, paper mache, arm knitting and painting on pots! Each session has a creative skill to learn and you get to take home your own hand made creations!

November 17- Come learn to "arm knit" and make a beautiful infinity scarf for yourself or a gift. All materials included. Registration and $8 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12. 

Future Crafternoons:

December 15- Fashion a Gingerbread Man from paint and a terra cotta pot! All materials included. Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12.  

 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM CHOCOLATE FEST Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Attention all chocolate addicts! We’ll be tasting different kinds of chocolate (chili, orange, sea salt, & more!), getting gooey with a chocolate dipping station, and playing some chocolate-related games! Registration required. For teens in grades 6 through 12.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G- TUESDAY FAMILY STORYTIME @ 6:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 29 meeting through November 17.

No Family Story Time on October 27, please come see the Melikin Puppet's perform "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. instead.

Story Times are very popular. If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next family on the waiting list.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BAILEY COOK'S REPTILES AND MORE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 7- 12                                 

Have you ever wanted to be able to identify some reptile species from around the world? Meet some awesome creatures from geckos to skinks! Learn about their diets, habitats, anatomy and roles  within their own unique ecosystem. 

Registration required. Limit 20.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday November 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM H- WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 through November 18, 2015. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                            

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (No Simply Stories on November 11 as the library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.)

Join the fun! Drop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.                              

No registration required.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM I- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18. The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday,September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM J- WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 7 weeks, beginning September 30 meeting through November 18The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. 

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.  The first Music and Movement with Mary will begin on Wednesday, September 30 meeting through November 18.

Registration and $21 fee per family required for 7 sessions (no class on Veteran's Day.) Payment is due one week in advance by September 23, 2015. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEVEN WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM CHESS CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Practice your chess or checkers skills at the library! Come and join other kids for an hour of fun. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to play along with their children. 

Chess players: Grade 1 & up

Checkers players: Age 5 and up

Registration is recommended. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM COMPOSITION AND NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Jerry Ptacek will present Composition & Night Photography. Jerry has been a part-time professional photographer for more than 20 years, worked as a wedding photographer, and his commercial work has been published in many trade journals. Presented by the Lemont Art Guild.

    Location: Library
        There are 40 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM STORY EXPLORERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Calling all boys and girls, 3rd through 5th grade, with an adult friend. Come and explore books filled with humor, adventure, mystery and more. 

Books will be available in the Youth Services department.             

Suggested grades 3, 4 & 5 with adult. Registration required.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM ADULT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

The Adult Book Club is the library's longest running book club! But don't worry -- we're a friendly, welcoming group that encourages new members to join in our discussions of various contemporary novels. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 9:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 10:30 A.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19, 2015. 

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles for children up to 35 months with adult on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, October 1 meeting each week through November 19.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM M- THURSDAY POLISH ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   (708) 301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

THURSDAY @ 1:30 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning October 1 through November 19. 

Welcome to Story Time!

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 16 children.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM ART WORKSHOP: OPTICAL ILLUSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Artist, Terri Murphy, will introduce the artistry of Victor Vasarely, known as the founder of optical art. Learn how to alter line and shading in order to fool the eye creating 3-D art on flat paper!

Registration & $3 fee required. Ages 8 - 13. Limit 25.

Payment is due one week in advance of the event. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the event.  

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM TEEN MANGA & ANIME CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you love manga & anime? Join us for anime screenings, trivia contests, manga-inspired games, & more! For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
Friday November 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 1:00 PM BINGO FOR ADULTS & SENIORS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Have some fun playing multiple rounds of everyone's favorite game -- BINGO! Free prizes awarded! No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Saturday November 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM OPEN GAMING SESSION FOR TEENS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s International Games Day, so what better way to celebrate than with an open gaming session? We’ll have ping pong, old school board games, and video games. Bring your friends! For teens in grades 6 through 12.

    Location: Library
Sunday November 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
Monday November 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
Tuesday November 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM CELEBRATE 1000 BOOKS WITH PETE THE CAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages: 0 - 5 with adult. Siblings welcome!                                                                                                                

We’re partying with Pete the Cat! Join us for photos, food and fun!                                                      

No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

At Lego Club, we supply the bricks while you supply your imagination! Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

Grades K-6. Limit 32. No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM CHICK LIT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you love contemporary fiction written for women? Join in the fun, lively discussions at the Chick Lit Book Club! Each month’s book selection is available at the library for check out. New members are welcome!

    Location: Library
Wednesday November 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
Friday November 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 10:30 AM COFFEE, DONUTS, AND A MOVIE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Indulge on some coffee and donuts while watching a classic film on Friday mornings! Please call the library at (708) 301-7908 for movie title and length.

    Location: Library
Saturday November 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
Sunday November 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM TURKEY TROUBLE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Oh no! The Thanksgiving turkey has escaped. Can you find the missing turkey? Bring him to the Youth Services desk for a silly sticker! 

    Location: Library
Monday November 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM GINGERBREAD STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 w/ adult.                                                                                             

Run, run as fast as you can for this story time adventure at the library! Enjoy listening to different gingerbread stories, finger plays and a simple craft!

Registration required. Limit 15 children. Please register for only one Gingerbread Story Time.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM INTRO TO WORD 2013 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers text formatting, borders, columns, clip art, saving, and printing. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM INTRO TO POWERPOINT 2013 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Covers slides, clip art, themes, and transitions. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required (opens September 14).

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday December 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM YOUR DELIGHTFUL AND CHALLENGING TODDLERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Toddlers are remarkable learners, highly aware and often display some challenging social behavior. All Our Kids Network (AOK) is sponsoring three workshops specifically designed to help parents with toddlers. Explore how children at this age learn, examine your parenting style and its possible influence on your child, and learn techniques for handling behaviors like temper tantrums and biting. Participants are asked to attend each of the three sessions: Sept 29, Nov 10, and Dec 1. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM TEEN BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

The Teen Book Club discusses some of the best & newest teen books around! Each month’s book is available at the library for check out. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
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Wednesday December 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM GINGERBREAD STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 w/ adult.                                                                                             

Run, run as fast as you can for this story time adventure at the library! Enjoy listening to different gingerbread stories, finger plays and a simple craft!

Registration required. Limit 15 children. Please register for only one Gingerbread Story Time.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM PINTEREST PALOOZA! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homelibrary.org
   

We’re having a Pinterest party! We’ll have a variety of Pinterest-inspired crafts for you to make, including hand stamped keychains, photo canvas, book crafts, necklaces, and more! Drop in any time between 6:30 – 8:45. Registration recommended. Free!

    Location: Library
        There are 20 spaces available.
Thursday December 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM TEEN VOLUNTEER NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

The library's monthly teen volunteer night is held on the first Thursday of each month from 6-8pm. Teens in grades 6-12 can sign up for these volunteer nights, where you’ll be helping us with basic tasks such as cutting items for storytime prep, straightening shelves, etc.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 6 teens per session. Registration opens on the 1st day of the month for that month's session.

Registration for the December session will open on Tuesday, December 1st at 8:30am.

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BAILEY COOK'S REPTILES AND MORE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 7- 12                                 

Have you ever wanted to be able to identify some reptile species from around the world? Meet some awesome creatures from geckos to skinks! Learn about their diets, habitats, anatomy and roles  within their own unique ecosystem. 

Registration required. Limit 20.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday December 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Join Marti Anne for this class that's designed especially for first time yoga students! This class consists of learning series of gentle poses, postures and positions while calming the body and the mind. Please note that this program will take place at 9am before the library opens at 10am. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
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Saturday December 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Sunday December 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Monday December 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM MOVIE MATINEE FOR ADULTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary,org
   

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the library while watching a film on our big screen. Please call the library at (708) 301-7908 for movie title and length. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM BUILD A GINGERBREAD HOUSE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Put together a special Gingerbread house of your own! Have a great time decorating your house with icing, candy and lots of imagination.                          

Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12. Ages 8-12. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday December 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM WHITE ELEPHANT BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s a twist on our usual bingo! Bring a small trinket (if you have one! If not, that’s okay too!) to be given away as a prize in our “white elephant” bingo games!

    Location: Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM FROSTY'S WINTER WONDERLAND PUPPET SHOW Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Meet Frosty, his brother, Popsicle, and Jack Frost in this festive puppet show. Dave Herzog's marionettes program is filled with silly tales about Frosty and his friends.

All ages. No registration required. 

Sponsored by the March family.

    Location: Library
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Wednesday December 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM CHESS CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Practice your chess or checkers skills at the library! Come and join other kids for an hour of fun. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to play along with their children. 

Chess players: Grade 1 & up

Checkers players: Age 5 and up

Registration is recommended. 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM ADULT CRAFT: BUILD WITH NANOBLOCKS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Building blocks aren’t just for kids! Come build a micro-sized Kinkaku-ji. Free kit provided. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM STORY EXPLORERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Calling all boys and girls, 3rd through 5th grade, with an adult friend. Come and explore books filled with humor, adventure, mystery and more. 

Books will be available in the Youth Services department.             

Suggested grades 3, 4 & 5 with adult. Registration required.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday December 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM HOLIDAY WIGGLES AND GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   j
   

Up to 35 mos. with adult                                                                                                          

Friends and families, join us for some terrific tales to get you in the holiday spirit!

Registration required. Limit 12 children.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

A fun hour of everyone's favorite game and candy prizes!

All ages, under 6 with adult. No registration required. Limit 30.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM THE ORGANIZED RESOLUTION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

You have made the resolution to be more organized in 2016, now where do you begin? We will give you tips and ideas on where to begin, how to think outside of the organizing box, and how to stay motivated once you achieve your organizing goals.

    Location: Library
        There are 27 spaces available.
Friday December 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM VINYASA YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Marti Anne's vinyasa flow yoga class begins with a series of Sun Salutations to bring in movement and breath. The practice builds on the foundations of yoga and incorporates a more invigorating approach. Practitioners will have the opportunity to choose the level with which they engage the practice while being guided to expand their potential and increase mind-body harmony. Some prior yoga experience needed. Please note that this program will take place at 9am before the library openat 10am. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Registration required.
 

    Location: Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:00 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Saturday December 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM HOLIDAY SIDES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Move over turkey & ham -- new holiday sides are moving in! Chef Michael Maddox will show you ways to fill your recipe files with new and delicious side dishes that will give your holiday meals an extra flair. Come, learn, laugh, and get ready to celebrate!

    Location: Library
        There are 34 spaces available.
Sunday December 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM MAKING HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD MEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

A cute Gingerbread man craft is waiting for you to make and take home. No tasting!

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Monday December 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE RUNAWAY GINGERBREAD MAN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Run, run, run as fast as you can. Will you find the Gingerbread man? When found, return the Gingerbread man for a reward!  

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM GINGERBREAD PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess the number of items in the piñata. The closest, without going over, will take home the Gingerbread Man.

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Love mystery and suspense books? The Mystery Book Club is for you! Join us as we discuss a different mystery novel each month. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MOTHER/ DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Girls in grades 3-5 and their mothers or other significant women in their lives are welcome to share the love of reading together in this inspiring club.  Discuss an assigned book and create a simple craft. Book will be available in the Youth Services department.                  

Grades 3, 4 & 5 . Registration required.

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
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Tuesday December 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE RUNAWAY GINGERBREAD MAN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Run, run, run as fast as you can. Will you find the Gingerbread man? When found, return the Gingerbread man for a reward!  

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM GINGERBREAD PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess the number of items in the piñata. The closest, without going over, will take home the Gingerbread Man.

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM CRAFTERNOONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to try out some new craft techniques? This Fall, Crafternoons, introduces you to Modge Podge, paper mache, arm knitting and painting on pots! Each session has a creative skill to learn and you get to take home your own hand made creations!

December 15- Fashion a Gingerbread Man from paint and a terra cotta pot! All materials included. Registration and $2 fee required. Limit 12 Ages 8-12.  

 

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday December 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE RUNAWAY GINGERBREAD MAN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Run, run, run as fast as you can. Will you find the Gingerbread man? When found, return the Gingerbread man for a reward!  

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM GINGERBREAD PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess the number of items in the piñata. The closest, without going over, will take home the Gingerbread Man.

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

Are you an avid mahjong player? Or maybe interested in learning how to play? Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm to play mahjong with others! Bring your mahjong set if you have one! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM POLISH CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages welcome. Children under 10 with adult.                                               

Presented in Polish and English, come learn Polish traditions, make  decorations, try a Christmas delicacy and sing Polish carols.                                            

Poznaj polskie tradycje bo?onarodzeniowe, zrób dekoracje choinkowe, spróbuj ?wi?teczny przysmak, i za?piewaj z nami kol?dy.                            

Registration and $2 fee required per person. Limit 24 children and adults.

Payment is due one week in advance of the event. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the event.  

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM ADULT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Annen   708-301-7908   alex@homerlibrary.org
   

The Adult Book Club is the library's longest running book club! But don't worry -- we're a friendly, welcoming group that encourages new members to join in our discussions of various contemporary novels. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Thursday December 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE RUNAWAY GINGERBREAD MAN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Run, run, run as fast as you can. Will you find the Gingerbread man? When found, return the Gingerbread man for a reward!  

One per child while supplies last. 

    Location: Library
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misc_none 8:30 AM GINGERBREAD PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess the number of items in the piñata. The closest, without going over, will take home the Gingerbread Man.

One entry per person.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM TWEEN SCENE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you enjoy hanging out at the library? Come to Tween Scene and bring your friends! Clever crafts, games, science activities and more will encourage your imagination and sense of discovery!

Registration required. Limit 12. Grades 5 - 8. 

    Location: Library