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Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

Guess the number of items in the piñata. Whoever has the closest guess, wins!                             

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  9:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

Search the KidZone for clues and discover the mystery superstars! Solve the mystery and earn a prize! New secret superstar each week!

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
food_meal 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TAKE A TEDDY BEAR TO LUNCH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

National Teddy Bear Picnic day is July 10th. Bring a picture of your Teddy Bear picnic or bring your Teddy Bear to ours and we'll take the picture to enter into our prize drawing. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM ADULT CRAFT: COOLING LOTION AND LIP BALM Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Too much time in the hot July sun? Stop in and cool yourself off with a soothing summer lotion and lip balm that you make yourself. Registration required. $3 fee due three days before program date.

 

    Location: Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

Guess the number of items in the piñata. Whoever has the closest guess, wins!                             

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  9:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

Search the KidZone for clues and discover the mystery superstars! Solve the mystery and earn a prize! New secret superstar each week!

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM TAI CHI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Tai Chi is an ancient form of slow and continuous movement. Join us on Tuesdays, for a Tai Chi class that can help increase your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance! This is a six week session beginning July 12th-August 16th. Registration is required for the entire six week session. Click here to register.

    Location: Library
 
food_meal 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TAKE A TEDDY BEAR TO LUNCH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

National Teddy Bear Picnic day is July 10th. Bring a picture of your Teddy Bear picnic or bring your Teddy Bear to ours and we'll take the picture to enter into our prize drawing. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
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 MEDITATION WITH MARTI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Learn to cultivate your relationship with awareness, exploring traditions and techniques to clear the mind and deepen our experience with life. This workshop is great for beginners or anyone wishing to deepen their meditation practice. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Meditation can also be done sitting in a chair. All levels welcome. Taught by yoga instructor Marti LaHood. Registration required.

    Location: Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM HARRY POTTER BIRTHDAY BASH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 8-12                                                                                                                                                            

Celebrate Harry’s birthday with games, including indoor Quidditch, crafts, refreshments and more.

Registration & $2 fee required. Limit 15.

Payment is due one week in advance or child’s registration will be removed. Deadline for cancellation, with refund, is one week prior to the event.

    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. July's selection is The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain. New members are welcome!

    Location: Library
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Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

Guess the number of items in the piñata. Whoever has the closest guess, wins!                             

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  9:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

Search the KidZone for clues and discover the mystery superstars! Solve the mystery and earn a prize! New secret superstar each week!

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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
 
food_meal 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TAKE A TEDDY BEAR TO LUNCH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

National Teddy Bear Picnic day is July 10th. Bring a picture of your Teddy Bear picnic or bring your Teddy Bear to ours and we'll take the picture to enter into our prize drawing. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
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. Grades K-8. Limit 20.

    Location: Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM NEEDLEWORK NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

New! Bring your needlework projects (knitting, crochet, embroidery, etc) to work alongside others.

Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

Guess the number of items in the piñata. Whoever has the closest guess, wins!                             

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  9:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

Search the KidZone for clues and discover the mystery superstars! Solve the mystery and earn a prize! New secret superstar each week!

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
food_meal 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TAKE A TEDDY BEAR TO LUNCH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

National Teddy Bear Picnic day is July 10th. Bring a picture of your Teddy Bear picnic or bring your Teddy Bear to ours and we'll take the picture to enter into our prize drawing. 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM HARRY POTTER SPELLING BEE (FOR TEENS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Calling all muggles, squibs, and wizards! How well do you know the world of Harry Potter? Find out at our Harry Potter Spelling Bee! The champion will receive a $20 Barnes & Noble gift card and major bragging rights. Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM READING WITH ROVER Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

Children actually read stories to a dog and the dog loves to listen! A child that may be hesitant to read aloud is typically less stressed when reading to a dog who never judges the child’s reading ability.

Visit the Youth Services desk or phone for required registration. Limit 8 per day.

1 child per dog. Photos may be taken after 8 p.m. 

    Location: Library
Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

Guess the number of items in the piñata. Whoever has the closest guess, wins!                             

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

Search the KidZone for clues and discover the mystery superstars! Solve the mystery and earn a prize! New secret superstar each week!

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Saturday July 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

Guess the number of items in the piñata. Whoever has the closest guess, wins!                             

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

Search the KidZone for clues and discover the mystery superstars! Solve the mystery and earn a prize! New secret superstar each week!

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM ORGANIC KITCHEN GARDEN MAINTENANCE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Avid gardener Debbie Rea will share how she maintains an organic kitchen garden here in Homer Glen from year to year, her favorite methods for planting, watering, feeding, and putting the garden to bed and how she deals with problems such as pests, diseases, and weeds.

    Location: Library
        There are 16 spaces available.
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM MOVIE MATINEE FOR ADULTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the library while watching a film on our big screen. No registration necessary!

This weeks movie: The Danish Girl

 

    Location: Library
 
food_meal 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TAKE A TEDDY BEAR TO LUNCH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

National Teddy Bear Picnic day is July 10th. Bring a picture of your Teddy Bear picnic or bring your Teddy Bear to ours and we'll take the picture to enter into our prize drawing. 

    Location: Bookmobile
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  9:00 PM NATIONAL COLORING BOOK DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate National Coloring Day by stopping by the Adult Services desk and picking up a free coloring book for adults! One per patron. While supplies last.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM LAUGHING YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Laughter Yoga is a unique exercise that works simultaneously on the body and the mind. It alleviates tension and removes all negative strains of thought, thereby promoting a positive attitude, and increases self confidence, it is the easiest and fastest way to remedy the ill effects of stress. Registration necessary.

    Location: Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM TAI CHI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Tai Chi is an ancient form of slow and continuous movement. Join us on Tuesdays, for a Tai Chi class that can help increase your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance! This is a six week session beginning July 12th-August 16th. Registration is required for the entire six week session. Click here to register.

    Location: Library
 
food_meal 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM TAKE A TEDDY BEAR TO LUNCH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

National Teddy Bear Picnic day is July 10th. Bring a picture of your Teddy Bear picnic or bring your Teddy Bear to ours and we'll take the picture to enter into our prize drawing. 

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM TEEN BEACH MOVIE SING-A-LONG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

 Ages 6-12                             

Come in costume as your favorite character. Receive a prop bag and interact with the movie! Sing-a-long to all your favorite songs.                                                                                     

Registration & $2 fee required. Limit 20.

Payment is due one week in advance or child’s registration will be removed. Deadline for cancellation, with refund, is one week prior to the event. 

    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. August's selection is Infinite In Between by Carolyn Mackler. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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
 
food_meal 4:15 PM  -  7:10 PM TAKE A TEDDY BEAR TO LUNCH! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

National Teddy Bear Picnic day is July 10th. Bring a picture of your Teddy Bear picnic or bring your Teddy Bear to ours and we'll take the picture to enter into our prize drawing. 

    Location: Bookmobile
Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    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 August session will open on Monday, August 1st at 8:30am.

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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. 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 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM READING WITH ROVER Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

Children actually read stories to a dog and the dog loves to listen! A child that may be hesitant to read aloud is typically less stressed when reading to a dog who never judges the child’s reading ability.

Visit the Youth Services desk or phone for required registration. Limit 8 per day.

1 child per dog. Photos may be taken after 8 p.m. 

    Location: Library
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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 11 spaces available.
Saturday August 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
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Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
anim_cat 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM CATS VS. DOGS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Visit the Bookmobile to enter our prize drawing to win some goodies for your favorite furry friends!

 

 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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. August's selection is Thereby Hangs a Tail by Spencer Quinn. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM MIDWEST MARTIAL ARTS: CONFIDENCE BUILDING WORKSHOP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages  4-7                                                                                    

Build your child's CONFIDENCE level through exciting exercises from a proven Martial Arts program. In this free CONFIDENCE building workshop, the importance of focusing and control through Martial Arts movements is emphasized. When kids start to really understand the importance and effectiveness of controlling their mind and their body, they are able to experience immediate improvement in themselves which will skyrocket their CONFIDENCE level with a positive "I CAN" mentality.                                                                                                                         

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

 

    Location: Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 11:30 AM MIDWEST MARTIAL ARTS: CONFIDENCE BUILDING WORKSHOP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   
Ages  8-12                                                                                   

Build your child's CONFIDENCE level through exciting exercises from a proven Martial Arts program. In this free CONFIDENCE building workshop, the importance of focusing and control through Martial Arts movements is emphasized. When kids start to really understand the importance and effectiveness of controlling their mind and their body, they are able to experience immediate improvement in themselves which will skyrocket their CONFIDENCE level with a positive "I CAN" mentality.                                                                                                                         

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

    Location: Library
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM TAI CHI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Tai Chi is an ancient form of slow and continuous movement. Join us on Tuesdays, for a Tai Chi class that can help increase your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance! This is a six week session beginning July 12th-August 16th. Registration is required for the entire six week session. Click here to register.

    Location: Library
 
anim_cat 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM CATS VS. DOGS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Visit the Bookmobile to enter our prize drawing to win some goodies for your favorite furry friends!

 

 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM PIZZA FEST (FOR TEENS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Come celebrate one of the best things on earth: PIZZA! We’ll eat pizza (of course!) while we watch pizza-themed videos and play pizza games & trivia with prizes! Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
   
Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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
 
anim_cat 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM CATS VS. DOGS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Visit the Bookmobile to enter our prize drawing to win some goodies for your favorite furry friends!

 

 

    Location: Bookmobile
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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
        There are 26 spaces available.
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
anim_cat 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM CATS VS. DOGS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Visit the Bookmobile to enter our prize drawing to win some goodies for your favorite furry friends!

 

 

    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 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM CARDS FOR KIDS AND SENIORS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Spread some smiles and get service hours! Create handmade cards or letters to brighten someone's day. They'll be sent to Card for Hospitalized Kids and Love for the Elderly charities. We'll give you tips on what to write, along with the supplies needed. For teens in grades 6-12.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 20 teens per session. Registration opens on the 1st day of the month for that month's session.

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

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM READING WITH ROVER Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

Children actually read stories to a dog and the dog loves to listen! A child that may be hesitant to read aloud is typically less stressed when reading to a dog who never judges the child’s reading ability.

Visit the Youth Services desk or phone for required registration. Limit 8 per day.

1 child per dog. Photos may be taken after 8 p.m. 

    Location: Library
Friday August 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM VINYASA YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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 10 spaces available.
Saturday August 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the KidZone for “Fuzz”, the patriotic bear and his flag! Find and return Fuzz to the Youth Services desk for a fun reward!

    Location: Library
Monday August 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM CATS VS. DOGS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Visit the Bookmobile to enter our prize drawing to win some goodies for your favorite furry friends!

 

 

    Location: Bookmobile
Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 3:00 PM TAI CHI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Tai Chi is an ancient form of slow and continuous movement. Join us on Tuesdays, for a Tai Chi class that can help increase your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance! This is a six week session beginning July 12th-August 16th. Registration is required for the entire six week session. Click here to register.

    Location: Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  7:10 PM CATS VS. DOGS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Visit the Bookmobile to enter our prize drawing to win some goodies for your favorite furry friends!

 

 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM FANDOM TRIVIA NIGHT (FOR TEENS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

So you think you know a lot about Supernatural, Doctor Who, Marvel Universe, Hunger Games, and Star Wars? We’ll test your knowledge about all of these worlds (& more!) at our Fandom Trivia Night! Register individually and we’ll team you up that night. Prizes will be awarded. Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM CATS VS. DOGS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Visit the Bookmobile to enter our prize drawing to win some goodies for your favorite furry friends!

 

 

    Location: Bookmobile
 
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
Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM READING WITH ROVER Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

Children actually read stories to a dog and the dog loves to listen! A child that may be hesitant to read aloud is typically less stressed when reading to a dog who never judges the child’s reading ability.

Visit the Youth Services desk or phone for required registration. Limit 8 per day.

1 child per dog. Photos may be taken after 8 p.m. 

    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. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Friday August 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

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

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

    Location: Library
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Saturday August 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM MEDITATION WITH MARTI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Learn to cultivate your relationship with awareness, exploring traditions and techniques to clear the mind and deepen our experience with life. This workshop is great for beginners or anyone wishing to deepen their meditation practice. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed. Meditation can also be done sitting in a chair. All levels welcome. Taught by yoga instructor Marti LaHood. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
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 August 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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 NEEDLEWORK NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

New! Bring your needlework projects (knitting, crochet, embroidery, etc) to work alongside others.

Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
Friday August 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  4:00 PM USED BOOK SALE!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
 
misc_none 10:30 AM COFFEE, DONUTS, AND A MOVIE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Indulge on some coffee and donuts while watching a film on Friday mornings! No registration necessary!

This weeks movie: He Named Me Malala

    Location: Library
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Saturday August 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

Are you ready for school? Enter the prize drawing for a chance to win some new supplies to start the school year fresh!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  3:00 PM USED BOOK SALE!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday August 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  9:00 PM USED BOOK SALE!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
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
Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@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 September 8, 2016 Go To Top
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
Monday September 12, 2016 Go To Top
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 26 meeting through November 14, 2016. 

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 SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
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.

The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 26 meeting through November 14, 2016.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM C- 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 27 meeting through November 15, 2016. 

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 SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM D- 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
   

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

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 27 meeting through November 15, 2016.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities.  

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM E- 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 27 meeting each week through November 15, 2016. 

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 SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM F - TUESDAY FAMILY STORY TIME @ 6:00 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 6:00 p.m.

No Family Story Time on October 25, instead join us for the Spooky, Silly, Slightly Scary Halloween Show. 

No Family Story Time on November 8, join us for the Fun Balloon Show.

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 27 meeting through November 15, 2016.

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
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misc_none 8:30 AM G - WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Wednesday, September 28 meeting through November 16, 2016.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM H - WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 8 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 28 meeting through November 16, 2016. 

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.

Registration and $24 fee per family required for 8 sessions Payment is due one week in advance by September 21, 2016. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM I - WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., 6 weeks, beginning Wednesday, September 28 through November 16, 2016.

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 12:30 P.M.

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.

Registration and $24 fee per family required for 8 sessions Payment is due one week in advance by September 21, 2016. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM J- WEDNESDAY 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 Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Wednesday, September 28 through November 16, 2016. 

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 SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
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
   

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

The first Wiggles and Giggles begins on Thursday, September 29 meeting through November 17, 2016.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.

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

    Location: Library
 
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
   

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

The first Wiggles and Giggles begins on Thursday, September 29 meeting through November 17, 2016.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 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
   

Welcome to Polish/English Story Time!

The first Polish/English Story Time begins on Thursday, September 29 meeting through November 17, 2016.

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 SESSION: Limit 15 children.
    Location: Library
Wednesday September 14, 2016 Go To Top
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
Tuesday September 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM CRAFTERNOOONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908 x 229   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 7-12

Limit 12

Activity to be announced.

Registration and $2 fee required .                        

Payment is due one week in advance or child;s registration will be removed. Deadline for cancellation, with refund, is one week prior to the event.

    Location: Library
Wednesday September 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM WATERCOLOR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Chicago artist David R. Becker, paints and teaches watercolor around the world.  David has two books published by North Light Books…”Watercolor Composition Made Easy” and “How to Sketch in Watercolor”.  David has recently come up with having Holbein paints make three different brushes with his Beckerart name on them. Check out Beckers website at davidbecker.com. David will do a demonstration.Chicago artist David R. Becker, paints and teaches watercolor around the world.  David has two books published by North Light Books…”Watercolor Composition Made Easy” and “How to Sketch in Watercolor”.  David has recently come up with having Holbein paints make three different brushes with his Beckerart name on them. Check out Beckers website at davidbecker.com. David will do a demonstration.

 
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
Saturday September 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Craft Fair and Gift Bazaar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Interested in particpating in our Fall CRAFT FAIR & GIFT BAZAAR?

 
Fill out this APPLICATION!

Upload photos at  http://bit.ly/1OO1vbR.

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Monday September 26, 2016 Go To Top
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 29 meeting through November 14, 2016. 

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 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS 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.

The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Monday, September 29 meeting through November 14, 2016. 

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities. 

GO TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
Tuesday September 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM C - 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 27 meeting through November 15, 2016.

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 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:45 AM D - 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
   

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

The first story time will begin on Tuesday, September 27 meeting through November 15, 2016.

This program is designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement and music activities.  

GO TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM E - 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 27 meeting through November 15, 2016.

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 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM G - TUESDAY FAMILY STORY TIME @ 5:30 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 5:30 p.m.

The first family story time will begin on Tuesday, September 27 meeting through November 15, 2016.

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. 

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 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR FAMILY STORY TIME: Limit 15 children. 

    Location: Library
Wednesday September 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM G - WEDNESDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

The first story time will begin on Wednesday, September 28 meeting through November 16, 2016.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.  

GO TO JSEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS 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
   

Welcome to Simply Stories! Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Join the fun! Stop in to share stories, rhymes and songs.  

No registration is required. Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM H - WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

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

The first Music and Movement with Mary begins on Wednesday, September 28 meeting through November 16, 2016. 

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.

Registration and $24 fee per family required for 8 sessions Payment is due one week in advance by September 21, 2016. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT 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 I - WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Music and Movement with Mary for children up to age 5 with adult on Wednesdays at 12:30 P.M.

The first Music and Movement with Mary begins on Wednesday, September 28 meeting through November 16, 2016. 

This class offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music.

Registration and $24 fee per family required for 8 sessions Payment is due one week in advance by September 21, 2016. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Music and Movement with Mary. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM J - WEDNESDAY 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 Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

The first story time will begin on Wednesday, September 28 meeting through November 16, 2016. 

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 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children. Please register for only one session of Story Time.

    Location: Library
Thursday September 29, 2016 Go To Top
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
   

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

The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, September 29 meeting through November 17, 2016.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS 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
   

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

The first Wiggles and Giggles will begin on Thursday, September 29 meeting through November 17, 2016.

Designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of simple stories, finger-plays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement activities.

GO TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 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
   

Welcome to Polish/English Story Time!

The first Polish/English Story Time will begin on Thursday, September 29 meeting through November 17, 2016. 

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 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children.
    Location: Library
Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
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
Wednesday October 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM BUSINESS OF ART Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Besides being an artist and running his own gallery, Sergio Gomez offers professional development resources for artists and does professional speaking helping artists manage their art career. He has a talk on “Closing the Gap” that he does in the US and Europe. Check out Sergio’s website at www.33contemporary.com. Sergio is also on the faculty at South Suburban College.

Thursday November 10, 2016 Go To Top
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
Wednesday November 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM CARTOONING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Charles Welch spent his career working in advertising and animation.  He currently teaches adults, teens and children at College of DuPage and DuPage art league.  He will cover cartoon basics as well as talk about creating storylines and developing characters. He invites participants to bring material to draw along.

Thursday December 1, 2016 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
Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
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
Wednesday February 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM PYROGRAPHY DEMONSTRATION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pyrography is essentially woodturning with modern tools, unlike the woodturning of the past. Gail Diedrichson uses hard woods which have a wonderful scent when burned with different types of tips to create fine lines and details.  Gail enjoyed a career as an art teacher and also has an M.A. in drawing from N.I.U. She currently also illustrates children’s books. Gail will demonstrate and bring samples of her work. Her website is www.gailspyrography.com.

Wednesday March 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM ZENTANGLE, BEYOND THE BASICS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sue Jacobs is a certified Zentangle teacher.  You can check out her website at suejacobs.blogspot.com to see her beautiful work. She will explain and demonstrate her techniques.  She encourages all to draw along. She will have kits on hand for $5 which include five 3 1/2” square tiles of printmaking paper,  a Sakura Pigma Micron pen, special pencil and tortillions to create softness. She will also have extra tiles for 50 cents each. Participant are welcome to bring their own supplies if they like

Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR ARTWORK Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mike Bessler, professional photographer, will show us how to use inexpensive LED lights to photograph artwork.  He encourages participants to bring their cameras and a photo of their own.  He will choose a participants photo to show us  how he enhances work in Light Room Adobe Photoshop.  He can photograph with the quality needed for giclees. Mike is the current president of the Plainfield Art League. His website is besphoto.com.

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