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Saturday October 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none IT'S A BOOK HAUNT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s so easy to do, it’s spooky! Pick up a reading log, complete and return it to the library by October 31 for a frightfully fun prize!  

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
 
elect_video_camera 12:00 PM SCREENINGS ON SATURDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                                              

Join us for these fun children’s films in the Family Activity Room. Call the library (708-301-7908) for movie title.  

Can you guess the film?
 
Clue- a deceased dachshund, a science lab, and a lightening bolt spark up this not so spooky animated feature!

No registration required. Limit 32.

    Location: Library
Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none IT'S A BOOK HAUNT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s so easy to do, it’s spooky! Pick up a reading log, complete and return it to the library by October 31 for a frightfully fun prize!  

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none IT'S A BOOK HAUNT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s so easy to do, it’s spooky! Pick up a reading log, complete and return it to the library by October 31 for a frightfully fun prize!  

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
rec_puzzle_piece 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM BRAIN TICKLERS OR BRAIN TEASERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Wake up your head with some brain teasers or if you prefer to shake up your funny bones with some brain ticklers. Answer our riddle to enter into our prize drawing!

    Location: Bookmobile
Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
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misc_none IT'S A BOOK HAUNT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s so easy to do, it’s spooky! Pick up a reading log, complete and return it to the library by October 31 for a frightfully fun prize!  

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This program may be enjoyed by children ages 1 to 3 years old but is especially designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and activities. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other story times, this inclusive program may be just what you are looking for! Children must attend with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
rec_puzzle_piece 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM BRAIN TICKLERS OR BRAIN TEASERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Wake up your head with some brain teasers or if you prefer to shake up your funny bones with some brain ticklers. Answer our riddle to enter into our prize drawing!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
rec_legoguy 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
   

We supply the bricks- you supply your imagination. Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

No registration is required. Grades K - 6

    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. October's selection is Four Friends by Robyn Carr. New members are welcome!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM FAMILY STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7809   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Storytime!                      

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                                                          

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

(No Family Storytime on Oct. 21 or Nov. 11.) 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form.                   

Registration required. Limit 15 children. Please register each child separately on Eventkeeper.  

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

    Location: Library
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none IT'S A BOOK HAUNT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s so easy to do, it’s spooky! Pick up a reading log, complete and return it to the library by October 31 for a frightfully fun prize!  

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
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lib_book3 10:00 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Stop in for some terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs. Best for ages 3 - 6. Children younger than three are welcome but must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration is required.

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

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_bell 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ HOMER LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
 
rec_puzzle_piece 4:15 PM  -  7:10 PM BRAIN TICKLERS OR BRAIN TEASERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Wake up your head with some brain teasers or if you prefer to shake up your funny bones with some brain ticklers. Answer our riddle to enter into our prize drawing!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM I-CASH: DISCOVER WHAT'S YOURS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Did you know that many Illinois residents have an unclaimed asset that they oftentimes don’t know exists? Examples include inactive bank accounts, unpaid wages or commissions, stocks, bonds and mutual funds, money orders and bill overpayments, paid-up life insurance policies, or safe deposit box contents. A representative from the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office will be available to check to see if you have cash or other assets available to be claimed, along with instructing you on how to claim it. 

    Location: Library
        There are 38 spaces available.
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none IT'S A BOOK HAUNT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s so easy to do, it’s spooky! Pick up a reading log, complete and return it to the library by October 31 for a frightfully fun prize!  

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   (708) 301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

    Location: Library
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Friday October 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none IT'S A BOOK HAUNT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s so easy to do, it’s spooky! Pick up a reading log, complete and return it to the library by October 31 for a frightfully fun prize!  

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM TRICK OR TREAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Wear your costume to the library on Halloween and collect a sweet treat!

    Location: Library
Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
Sunday November 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

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

A new book, Fletcher and the  Falling Leaves, has been installed at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Greenbrier Lane. Stop by the Youth Service desk to pick up your three question StoryWalk Challenge sheet. Enjoy reading the book along with a walk in the park and answer the questions. Return the StoryWalk Challenge sheet to the library by November 2nd for a reward and entry in the StoryWalk prize drawing! 

    Location: Library
Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
rec_puzzle_piece 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM BRAIN TICKLERS OR BRAIN TEASERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Wake up your head with some brain teasers or if you prefer to shake up your funny bones with some brain ticklers. Answer our riddle to enter into our prize drawing!

    Location: Bookmobile
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Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This program may be enjoyed by children ages 1 to 3 years old but is especially designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and activities. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other story times, this inclusive program may be just what you are looking for! Children must attend with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
rec_puzzle_piece 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM BRAIN TICKLERS OR BRAIN TEASERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Wake up your head with some brain teasers or if you prefer to shake up your funny bones with some brain ticklers. Answer our riddle to enter into our prize drawing!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM FAMILY STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7809   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Storytime!                      

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                                                          

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

(No Family Storytime on Oct. 21 or Nov. 11.) 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form.                   

Registration required. Limit 15 children. Please register each child separately on Eventkeeper.  

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

    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 selection is available at the library for check out. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
 
lib_book3 10:00 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Stop in for some terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs. Best for ages 3 - 6. Children younger than three are welcome but must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration is required.

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

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_bell 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ HOMER LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
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rec_puzzle_piece 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM BRAIN TICKLERS OR BRAIN TEASERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Wake up your head with some brain teasers or if you prefer to shake up your funny bones with some brain ticklers. Answer our riddle to enter into our prize drawing!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
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
   

Grades 3, 4 & 5                            

Wednesdays at 7 p.m.                          

Nov. 5 & Dec. 3                              

Calling all boys and girls, 3rd thru 5th grade, with an adult friend. Come and explore books filled with humor, adventure, mystery and more. Book available in YS department.              

Registration required.

 

    Location: Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   (708) 301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM SUPER FAB LAB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Grades 4 - 6                    

Megan Walsh returns from U of I Extension bringing a series of three fun science activities. 

Nov. 6 - Engineer and design with marshmallows                                         

Dec. 11 - Crime Scene Investigation                            

Registration and fee of $2 per session or $5 for all three required. Limit 16.

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

    Location: Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
rec_puzzle_piece 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM BRAIN TICKLERS OR BRAIN TEASERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Wake up your head with some brain teasers or if you prefer to shake up your funny bones with some brain ticklers. Answer our riddle to enter into our prize drawing!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
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 12 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 Saturday, November 1st at 8:30am.

    The registration period has not begun.
Friday November 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

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

Ages 10 and up

Learn basic first aid, diaper changing and how to assume the leadership role of the babysitter. Please bring a doll to class.   

A fee of $20 is due one week in advance of the class. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, www.homerlibrary.org or in person at the library. Registration will be confirmed upon payment. 

Registration required-limited to 20.
    Location: Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
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Sunday November 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none FIND THE ASTEROID Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Search the galaxy far and wide for the hidden asteroid. Find it and return to the Youth Services desk  for an out of this world reward!

    Location: Library
Monday November 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

 

    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_kidsreading 1:30 PM STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM FAMILY READING NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up your "What We Read Together" form for Family Reading Night, November 20th. Return the form by December 4th to enter into our prize drawing celebrating Charles Schultz's birthday on November 26th. Who doesn't love Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
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
   

Grades 3, 4 & 5                                  

Mondays at 7 p.m.                               

Nov. 10 & Dec. 8                       

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 available in YS department.

Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
lib_book3 10:00 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Stop in for some terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs. Best for ages 3 - 6. Children younger than three are welcome but must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration is required.

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

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_bell 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ HOMER LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:15 PM  -  7:10 PM FAMILY READING NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up your "What We Read Together" form for Family Reading Night, November 20th. Return the form by December 4th to enter into our prize drawing celebrating Charles Schultz's birthday on November 26th. Who doesn't love Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
rec_chess_knight 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM CHESS AND CHECKERS 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 join their children. Chess players: grades 1 and up. Checkers players: age 5 and up. Registration recommended. Walk-ins are welcome.

    Location: Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   (708) 301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

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

November's Teen Advisory Board meeting, scheduled for Thursday, November 13th, has been cancelled. Please join us instead for our STAR WARS event that night from 6-7:30pm! The next TAB meeting will be Thursday, December 11th.

    Location: Library
Friday November 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
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misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
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. To attend the September 5 & October 3 basic yoga classes, you must register for those separately.
 

    Location: Library
        There are 4 spaces available.
Saturday November 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM BOARD GAME CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, under age 6 with adult        

Saturdays at 11 a.m.                               

Nov. 15 and Dec. 6                                  

Drop in for an hour of fun! Families and friends can enjoy playing board games together.                                             

No registration required. 

    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 snacks, too! For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
Sunday November 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
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misc_kidsreading1 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM FAMILY READING NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up your "What We Read Together" form for Family Reading Night, November 20th. Return the form by December 4th to enter into our prize drawing celebrating Charles Schultz's birthday on November 26th. Who doesn't love Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM ROUTE 66 ON A TANK OF GAS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Come along as we visit the many Route 66 attractions that are within 300 miles of Chicago! Highway Historian Dave Clark will take you on a tour of Route 66 in Illinois from Chicago to the Mississippi River near St. Louis. Along the way, we stop at the restaurants, museums, and historic sites that give Illinois Route 66 its special personality and character!

    Location: Library
        There are 36 spaces available.
Tuesday November 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This program may be enjoyed by children ages 1 to 3 years old but is especially designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and activities. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other story times, this inclusive program may be just what you are looking for! Children must attend with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM CRAFTERNOONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 8 - 12                                                                            

Nov. 18 -  Fashion a fabulous felt pennant!                                                                                

Registration & $2 fee per session required. Limit 12.                           

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

    Location: Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM FAMILY READING NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up your "What We Read Together" form for Family Reading Night, November 20th. Return the form by December 4th to enter into our prize drawing celebrating Charles Schultz's birthday on November 26th. Who doesn't love Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 7:00 PM FAMILY STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7809   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Storytime!                      

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                                                          

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

(No Family Storytime on Oct. 21 or Nov. 11.) 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form.                   

Registration required. Limit 15 children. Please register each child separately on Eventkeeper.  

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

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

Do you love the look of handmade accessories? We’ll make a colorful & bold knot bracelet out of cord, embroidery floss, clasps and just a few other materials! For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
        There are 17 spaces available.
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
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misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
lib_book3 10:00 AM SIMPLY STORIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   (708) 301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Stop in for some terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs. Best for ages 3 - 6. Children younger than three are welcome but must be accompanied by a caregiver.

No registration is required.

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

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_bell 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ HOMER LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The class is limited to 10 children and a parent or caregiver. Fee: $24 for the full 8 week session. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website, or in person at the library. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the fee. No refunds after October 1, 2014.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM FAMILY READING NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up your "What We Read Together" form for Family Reading Night, November 20th. Return the form by December 4th to enter into our prize drawing celebrating Charles Schultz's birthday on November 26th. Who doesn't love Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
rec_legoguy 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
   

We supply the bricks-you bring your imagination. Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

No registration required. Grades K -6

    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 November 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   (708) 301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EIGHT WEEK SESSION: go to September 15th to access the online registration form. 
 

    Location: Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM WIGGLES & GIGGLES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   (708) 301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Wiggles and Giggles!

This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.

This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.

Wiggles and Giggles programs are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Wiggles and Giggles, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending.

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

Welcome to Story Time!

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists. If your child misses three consecutive Story Times, we will invite the next person on the waiting list presuming that your child will not be attending. 

This independent program is for children over 3 years. If, at any time your child needs to leave class, we will bring your child to you. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during the program.

    Location: Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM FAMILY READING NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   708-301-7908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Pick up your "What We Read Together" form for Family Reading Night, November 20th. Return the form by December 4th to enter into our prize drawing celebrating Charles Schultz's birthday on November 26th. Who doesn't love Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang!

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:30 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!                     

No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM FAMILY READING NIGHT P.J. PARTY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Put on your pajamas for a Family Reading Night celebration at the library.

We will share some great stories and refreshments.                                     

No registration required. 

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

Love manga & anime? Come hang out at the Teen Manga & Anime Club meetings! We watch anime episodes, play manga-inspired games, have cosplay parties, & more. Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month from 7 - 8:30pm. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
Friday November 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
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 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. To attend the September 12 & October 10 vinyasa yoga classes, you must register for those separately.
 

    Location: Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
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 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
elect_video_camera 12:00 PM SCREENINGS ON SATURDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                                              

Join us for these fun children’s films in the Family Activity Room. Call the library (708-301-7908) for movie title.  

Can you guess the film?
 
Clue- the daughter of a Native American chief, falls in love with an English captain in this animated adventure story.

No registration required. Limit 32.

    Location: Library
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Sunday November 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none LEGO GUESSING JAR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Guess closest without going over to win an out of this world prize!                   

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
Monday November 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM THANKSGIVING BREAK BONANZA-BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                         

Join us for some exciting games of Bingo!  

No registration required.                                          

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM THANKSGIVING BREAK BONANZA-BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                         

Join us for some exciting games of Bingo!     

No registration required. 

    Location: Library
Tuesday November 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM THANKSGIVING BREAK BONANZA-MOVIE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   
All ages
 
Limit 32
 
Enjoy a movie in the Family Activity room!
 
Can you guess what the film is? 
 
Clue- characters that are built from little colored blocks come to life in this animated feature!
 
No registration required.
    Location: Library
 
rec_legoguy 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
   

We supply the bricks- you supply your imagination. Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

No registration is required. Grades K - 6

    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 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM THANKSGIVING BREAK BONANZA-CRAFTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   
 
All ages
 
Drop by to create a scarecrow or decorate an apple scratch craft. 
 
One per child while supplies last.
    Location: Library
Friday November 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
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Saturday November 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
Sunday November 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOW TO COOK A TURKEY ACCORDING TO KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

November means fall leaves, football, pilgrims, pumpkin pie and TURKEY!!!

Come to the library and share your recipe to cook a turkey. Recipe sheets will be provided and displayed in the Family Activity Zone. Your little culinary genius may surprise you and give you some chuckles and inspiration for your next turkey dinner!

    Location: Library
Monday December 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none ELF ON THE SHELF Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Introducing Our Elf on the Shelf: Noel

Our Elf comes straight from the North Pole, sent by Santa himself, to watch that all the children are being good!  During Noel's stay at the library, he always has a lot of fun and finds a little mischief along the way!  Visit every day to see what Noel is up to each day!

Only look...if you touch, our elf loses his magic!

    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
Tuesday December 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM FAIRY TEA PARTY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 5 - 12                                

Dress in your finest fairy outfit then meet Jade, the Flightless Fairy! She will read her new books, sing, and listen to your wishes while you have your picture taken.

You may even buy her books for $15 each and have her autograph them! 

Enjoy a snack fit for a fairy princess along with other fabulous, fun activities.

Registration required.   Limit 25.                                                 

    Location: Library
        There are 8 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 selection is available at the library for check out. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM RESTORE YOUR CORE + HEALTHY EATING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary,org
   

Learn more specifically about core anatomy, body mechanics, pelvis floor exercises, common pelvic and low back pain related disorders. Learn safe and effective abdominal strengthening and how to restore your core. And of course, hibernating winter days call for healthier eating ways! We’ll also discuss healthy winter soup / chili / crockpot recipes, portion control, and what nutrients to consume more / less of. Presented by TheraCORE.

 

        There are 40 spaces available.
 
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
   

Grades 3, 4 & 5                            

Calling all boys and girls, 3rd thru 5th grade, with an adult friend. Come and explore books filled with humor, adventure, mystery and more. Book available in YS department.              

Registration required.

 

    Location: Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BELIEVE IN THE MAGIC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

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
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
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 12 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 Monday, December 1st 8:30am.

    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday December 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM BOARD GAME CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, under age 6 with adult                                                                  

Drop in for an hour of fun! Families and friends can enjoy playing board games together.                                             

No registration required. 

    Location: Library
 
elect_video_camera 12:00 PM SCREENINGS ON SATURDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                                              

Join us for these fun children’s films in the Family Activity Room. Call the library (708-301-7908) for movie title.

Can you guess the film?
 
Clue- a boy, a train, a magical bell and Santa!                

No registration required. Limit 32.

    Location: Library
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Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none HOLIDAY PRIZE DRAWING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Holiday Prize Drawing                                                                

Enter the drawing for a chance to take home the sensational, seasonal, prize filled tote! 

One entry per child.

 

    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
   

Grades 3, 4 & 5                                  

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 available in YS department.          

Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
Tuesday December 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM HOLLY JOLLY STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                              

Jingle all the way to the library for some festive tales and a snowy craft that will set the mood for a white Christmas!

Registration required.                            

Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM HOLLY JOLLY STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                            

Jingle all the way to the library for some festive tales and a snowy craft that will set the mood for a white Christmas!

Registration required.                            

Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
        There is 1 space available.
Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM CHESS AND CHECKERS 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 join their children. Chess players: grades 1 and up. Checkers players: age 5 and up. Registration recommended. Walk-ins are welcome.

    Location: Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
rec_legoguy 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
   

We supply the bricks-you bring your imagination. Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

No registration required. Grades K -6

    Location: Library
Thursday December 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM SUPER FAB LAB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Grades 4 - 6                    

Megan Walsh returns from U of I Extension bringing a series of three fun science activities.                                       

Dec. 11 - Crime Scene Investigation                            

Registration and fee of $2 per session or $5 for all three required. Limit 16.

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

    Location: Library
        There are 12 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
   

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a library group for high school students looking to influence the library's teen services. Meetings include discussions of books, programs, and other library topics. Members receive one hour of community service for each meeting attended. For teens in grades 9 through 12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Friday December 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS: NAVAJO NATION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Come with Bill Helmuth on this journey into the heart and soul of the Navajo Nation as you see the homes, ceremonies, schools, and trading posts in this protected territory. You’ll discover new meaning in the remarkable scenery of Shiprock, Mesa Verde and Monument Valley. You’ll also visit with Navajo Supreme Court Justices, attend a Medicine Man Council Meeting, and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM MELIKIN HOLIDAY PUPPET SHOW Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages              

Start a family holiday tradition! Join us for two wonderful stories:

The Shoemaker & the Elves and The Night Before Christmas

Presented by the talented Melikin Puppet theatrical company.                                         

Sponsored in memory of Joyce March.     

    Location: Library
Monday December 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  9:00 PM EXAM CRAM Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Looking for a quiet place to study for upcoming exams? We’ll have a space for you & your friends in our Meeting Room to get it done! Need a break? We’ll also have a ton of snacks to fuel your cramming!

    Location: Library
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Tuesday December 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM CRAFTERNOONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 8 - 12                                                                                             

Dec. 16 - Craft a trio of terrific ornaments!                                      

Registration & $2 fee per session required. Limit 12.                           

Payment is due one week in advance. 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. New members are welcome!

    Location: Library
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM POLISH CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Grades K - 6                         

Presented in Polish and English, come learn Polish traditions, make decorations, try a Christmas delicacy, and sing Polish carols.                         

Registration required.

Limit 14. 

    Location: Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
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 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 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!                     

No registration required. 

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

Love manga & anime? Come hang out at the Teen Manga & Anime Club meetings! We watch anime episodes, play manga-inspired games, have cosplay parties, & more. Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month from 7 - 8:30pm. For teens in grades 6 through 12. And don't forget -- our December meeting is also our cosplay party! Come dressed in your finest cosplay costume or manga inspired outfit! No registration necessary.

    Location: Library
Friday December 19, 2014 Go To Top
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 December 20, 2014 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 12:00 PM SCREENINGS ON SATURDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 3 with adult                                                              

Join us for these fun children’s films in the Family Activity Room. Call the library (708-301-7908) for movie title.

Can you guess the film?
 
Clue- When the "Man in the Red Suit" falls down their chimney, an 8-reindeer sleigh and a suit with instructions to put it on if he's involved in an accident is all that is left. The dad puts on the suit and the sleigh takes him to the North Pole where he is informed that he is now Santa.

No registration required. Limit 32.

    Location: Library
Monday December 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none COUNTRY SNOWMAN CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Yee haw! Drop by and create your own cool cowboy snowman.                      

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Tuesday December 30, 2014 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 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
   

We supply the bricks- you bring your imagination. Your creations will be on display for everyone to see!

No registration required. Grades K - 6

    Location: Library
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