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Monday June 13, 2016 -  Saturday July 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_trophy 4:15 PM  -  7:30 PM SUMMER READING CLUB READ FOR THE WIN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryellen Reed   7083017908   mreed@homerlibrary.org
   

Read 600 minutes to complete our Summer Reading Club. Visit the Bookmobile and our Story Walk at Sendra Park for chances to win prizes. Details on the Bookmobile. Reading logs must be returned by July 23rd. 

 

    Location: Bookmobile
Monday June 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SPORTS BANDS CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                                                          

Have a ball coloring a wrist band! Representing a variety of sports, color your own sports bands are fun for all who are reading for the win! 

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three story times for the summer. June 20, 27 and July 11.

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

No registration required. Limit 30. 

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

MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three Wiggles and Giggles on June 20, 27 and July 11. 

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

GO TO JUNE 13 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SPORTS BANDS CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                                                          

Have a ball coloring a wrist band! Representing a variety of sports, color your own sports bands are fun for all who are reading for the win! 

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

Ages  4-7                                                                                    

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

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

    Location: Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:30 AM MIDWEST MARTIAL ARTS: CONFIDENCE BUILDING WORKSHOP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   
Ages  8-12                                                                                   

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

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

    Location: Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

    Location: Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM THE LASER COMEDY SHOW Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Artist, Chris Fair, animates characters and scenery on a glow-in-the dark screen using Laser Reactive Technology; it’s like a high tech Etch-A-Sketch. He then brings his creations to life with hilarious voices, sound effects, music and non-stop drawing action into a journey that you won’t ever forget.

No registration required. All ages, children under 5 w/ adult.

Sponsored by J. March.

    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. June's selection is Summer Secrets by Jane Green. New members are welcome!

    Location: Library
Wednesday June 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SPORTS BANDS CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                                                          

Have a ball coloring a wrist band! Representing a variety of sports, color your own sports bands are fun for all who are reading for the win! 

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

WEDNESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three story times for the summer. June 22, 29 and July 13.

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

No registration required. Limit 30. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:00 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11 - 11:30 A.M., 3 weeks, June 22, 29 and July 13. 

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

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

Registration and $9 fee per family required for 3 sessions Payment is due one week in advance by June 15, 2016 or registration will be removed. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO JUNE 13 TO REGISTER FOR THIS THREE WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. 

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

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

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

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

Registration required.  Limit 20.

    Location: Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM HOW TO CREAT YOUR FIRST PROFESSIONAL RESUME Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Learn how to write an eye-catching and informative resume that will help you land the job you want. This program is aimed at college students and young adults, providing a step-by-step walk-through of the necessary elements of resumes.

    Location: Library
        There are 39 spaces available.
Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SPORTS BANDS CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                                                          

Have a ball coloring a wrist band! Representing a variety of sports, color your own sports bands are fun for all who are reading for the win! 

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

THURSDAY - WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three Wiggles and Giggles on June 23, 30 and July 14. 

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

GO TO JUNE 13 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

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

Welcome to Polish/English Story Time!

This is a series of three Polish/English Story Times meeting on Thursday, June 23, 30 and July 7.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limit 30.
    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM TEEN NACHO NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

It’s the return of our popular nacho night! There will be an open nacho bar with all of the good stuff needed to make your own plate full of loaded nachos. We’ll watch some of our favorite YouTube videos while we eat. Be sure to come hungry! Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SPORTS BANDS CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                                                          

Have a ball coloring a wrist band! Representing a variety of sports, color your own sports bands are fun for all who are reading for the win! 

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Saturday July 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SPORTS BANDS CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                                                          

Have a ball coloring a wrist band! Representing a variety of sports, color your own sports bands are fun for all who are reading for the win! 

One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

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

The Teen Book Club discusses some of the best & newest teen books around! Each month’s book is available at the library for check out. For teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

    Location: Library
Thursday July 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

Welcome to Polish/English Story Time!

This is a series of three Polish/English Story Times meeting on Thursday, June 23, 30 and July 7.

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limit 30.
    Location: Library
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
Friday July 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM VINYASA YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM SUPERSTAR SEARCH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM YOUNG SCHOOL TEACHERS READ! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Drop by and share stories with a guest readers, Mrs. Nichele, Mrs. Theissing and Mrs. Mautz, from Young School’s teaching staff!

No registration. Limit 30.

    Location: Library
Saturday July 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM TADPOLE TO FROG-FUN FACTS!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                

Check out the tadpoles on display. Learn some fun facts, complete and turn in the Frog Facts sheet for a ribbiting prize.

No registration. One per child while supplies last.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three story times for the summer. June 20, 27 and July 11.

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

No registration required. Limit 30. 

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

MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three Wiggles and Giggles on June 20, 27 and July 11. 

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

GO TO JUNE 13 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

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

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

This weeks movie: Victor Frankenstein

 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM LEGO ROBOTICS-TECH TIME WITH 4H Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 7-10                                                                                                                                                                   

Do you want to bring LEGOs to life? Program a LEGO robot to do tasks like dancing and competing in sports events! Kids will gain an understanding of mechanical design and basic programming. Teams will work together to problem solve and make their LEGOs come to life!

Registration and $2 fee required for LEGO Robotics. Limit 12.

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

Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension Services.

    Location: Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM MIDWEST MARTIAL ARTS: CONFIDENCE BUILDING WORKSHOP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages  4-7                                                                                    

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

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

    Location: Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM MIDWEST MARTIAL ARTS: CONFIDENCE BUILDING WORKSHOP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages  8-12                                                                                   

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

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

    Location: Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM 3D PRINTING WITH MINECRAFT-TECH TIME WITH 4H Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 7-10                                                                                                                                               

Do you play Minecraft?  Would you like to bring your design to life? In this workshop, children will learn how to use Minecraft as a design tool. Kids will gain an understanding of 3D printing while playing Minecraft.                                                                                                      

Registration and $5 fee required for 3D Printing with Minecraft. Limit 12.

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

Note: This is a computer-based Creative Mode Minecraft workshop for building & teamwork. Player vs. player and death matches will NOT be permitted. Any child unwilling to follow these rules will not be allowed to participate in the workshop.                                                                       

Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension Services.

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

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

    Location: Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
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misc_none 3:00 PM THE FROG LADY SHOW Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Want to meet and touch over 20 live animals? Learn the differences and similarities between reptiles and amphibians. Come to Frog Lady’s MOST requested program, Herpetology: Reptiles & Amphibians!                                           

No registration required. All ages, children under 5 w/ adult.

Sponsored by the Homer Jr. Women’s Club.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM GHOSTBUSTERS PARTY (FOR TEENS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

Strap on your proton pack! We’ll watch the original Ghostbusters movie while making slime, playing games, and eating Ghostbusters themed snacks. Teens who attend will be entered in a drawing for a free pair of movie passes! Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

WEDNESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three story times for the summer. June 22, 29 and July 13.

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

No registration required. Limit 30. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 11:00 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

WEDNESDAY @ 11 - 11:30 A.M., 3 weeks, June 22, 29 and July 13. 

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

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

Registration and $9 fee per family required for 3 sessions Payment is due one week in advance by June 15, 2016 or registration will be removed. Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the first class.

GO TO JUNE 13 TO REGISTER FOR THIS THREE WEEK SESSION: Limit 10 children. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM MAKEY MAKEY-TECH TIME WITH 4H Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 11-14                                                                                        

Do you want to use a banana as a piano? How about an orange? You will learn computer programming using a Makey Makey! Learn Scratch coding to program a banana to play a song! Also, find out about circuits and what materials make good conductors.                                                                                                                       

Registration and $2 fee required for Makey Makey. Limit 12.                                                                       

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

Sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension Services. 

    Location: Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

Chess players: Grade 1 & up

Checkers players: Age 5 and up

Registration is recommended. 

    Location: Library
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM ADULT CRAFT: SUMMER BURLAP WREATH Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Decorate your door with a fun burlap spiral wreath. This unique wreath is different from the wreath’s the library’s made in the past. Various colors available. Color choices made upon arrival.

Registration required. $5 fee. Fee due three days before program date.

    Location: Library
        There is 1 space available.
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

THURSDAY - WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M.   

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

This is a series of three Wiggles and Giggles on June 23, 30 and July 14. 

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

GO TO JUNE 13 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION:  Limit 10 children. Please register for only one session of Wiggles and Giggles. 

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM CREATIVE ELECTRONICS-TECH TIME WITH 4H Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 11-14                                                                 

Learn about electricity and how easy it can be to add a little light to creations at home. During the workshop, kids will make circuits using LED lights and find out how to complete a circuit with solder. 

Registration and $2 fee required for Creative Electronics. Limit 12.                                                            

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

Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension Services.

    Location: Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM CARDS FOR KIDS AND SENIORS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM INSIDE THE LINES: COLORING FOR KIDS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

Do you enjoy coloring? We will supply the coloring pages, colored pencils and markers! Relax and enjoy the new coloring craze!

Ages 7-12.  

Registration required. Limit 16.

    Location: Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
Friday July 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM BE KIND. MAKE A DIFFERENCE INTRODUCES RAINBOW RABBIT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Ages 5-8                                                                                                       

Nicole La Ha Zwiercan’s, Mrs. Illinois International 2016, platform is: Kindness Crossing Borders. She will share the story of Rainbow Rabbit. This story introduces basic concepts of bully prevention.

Registration required. Limit 30.

    Location: Library
        There are 29 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM BINGO FOR ADULTS & SENIORS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
Saturday July 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM NAME THE SHARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                                                                                    

Celebrate Shark week by helping us name our shark! Write a name for the shark on a fishy cut out.Turn it in and get a chance to win the Super Shark Surprise!

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
Monday July 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
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misc_none 7:00 PM SELLING ON EBAY + AMAZON: THE BASICS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Got some “stuff”? Learn how to make some $$ selling your "stuff" to millions of buyers on eBay and Amazon! As a successful Internet entrepreneur and eBay University Instructor with over 4,000 eBay and Amazon transactions, Jack Waddick will share his step-by-step plan for getting started. This fun and informative session will include real time demos and plenty of time for your questions. No technical mumbo jumbo. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 28 spaces available.
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

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

Ages  8-12                                                     

CD Art! Recycle & Reuse! Turn old CDs into beautiful artwork!                                      

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

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

    Location: Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM WHO'S AFRAID OF WINDOWS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Whether you have already upgraded to Windows 10 or are considering it, learn the steps to take to ensure the best experience possible. Learn how to install Windows 10 properly and safely as well as the new features and changes that you need to know to use it effectively. This class is presented in an easy to follow format and requires no prior experience. All materials will be provided. Registration required.

    Location: Library
        There are 33 spaces available.
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM THE WILD AND WACKY GAME SHOW! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   7083017908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages, children under 5 w/ adult.                                                                                                              

We dare you to take part in the Wild and Wacky Challenge games! There will be individual and team challenges for everyone, kids and adults, who want to play. The Simon Says Challenge will get your body moving. Fun Trivia will test your brains!                                 

All participants will receive 1 BONUS ticket for a chance to win Olympic Challenge:Read for the Win prizes!!!  

No registration required.      

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM SUMMER READING CELEBRATION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

All ages                                                                 

Bad Kitty will be at the library! Get a “pawtograph” and have a photo taken with your feline friend. Spin the prize wheel, craft a crazy sports character, have your face painted, play goofy games and enjoy a snack while steel drums serenade.

No registration.

One per person while supplies last.

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

Do you love manga & anime? Join us for anime screenings, trivia contests, manga-inspired games, & more! For teens in grades 6-12. No registration necessary!

    Location: Library
Friday July 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

This weeks movie: The Big Short

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM YOUNG SCHOOL TEACHERS READ! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

Drop by and share stories with guest readers, Mrs. Estes and Mrs. Kraynak, from Young School’s teaching staff!

No registration. Limit 30.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS: RIVETING RIO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Take a tour of the site of the 2017 Summer Olympics: Rio de Janerio! Bill Helmuth will guide you as you enjoy the charms of Copacabana Beach, take a breathtaking cable car ride up Sugarloaf Mountain for an incredible view of the city (including the Christ the Redeemer statue), fly to Iguacu Falls, the world’s most spectacular waterfall, and more!

        There are 39 spaces available.
Saturday July 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM SUMMER FRENCH DESSERTS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

Summer entertaining and dining is in full swing! Up your dessert game by spending the morning with Chef Maddox learning some great summer desserts which will make you a hit with your family and friends during these warm days. The chef will discuss different methods & techniques in preparing these recipes. Registration required.

        There are 4 spaces available.
Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

 

    Location: Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM BASEBALL PINATA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ages 8-12                                                                                                                                                            

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

Registration & $2 fee required. Limit 15.

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

    Location: Library
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM CHICK LIT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

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

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

Registration required. Grades K-8. Limit 20.

    Location: Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM NEEDLEWORK NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

    Location: Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM READING WITH ROVER Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

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

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

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

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

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

 July 18 - 30                                      All ages                            

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

One entry per child.

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

June 13 – July 30                                                                                                              

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

One prize per child weekly while supplies last.

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

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

    Location: Library
        There are 25 spaces available.
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

This weeks movie: The Danish Girl

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 Ages 6-12                             

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

Registration & $2 fee required. Limit 20.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM READING WITH ROVER Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM BASIC YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday August 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ages  4-7                                                                                    

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

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

 

    Location: Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:30 AM MIDWEST MARTIAL ARTS: CONFIDENCE BUILDING WORKSHOP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   
Ages  8-12                                                                                   

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

Separate registration required for each date. Limit 15.

    Location: Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM TAI CHI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

Chess players: Grade 1 & up

Checkers players: Age 5 and up

Registration is recommended. 

    Location: Library
        There are 27 spaces available.
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM FIND THE FLAG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM VINYASA YOGA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM SUPER SCHOOL SUPPLIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   j
   

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

One entry per child.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One entry per child.

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

For children who have completed 1st grade & older                                 

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

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

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

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

Do you love manga & anime? Join us for anime screenings, trivia contests, manga-inspired games, & more! For teens in grades 6-12. No registration necessary!

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

    Location: Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM CHICK LIT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Colby   708-301-7908   heather@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM NEEDLEWORK NIGHT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

One entry per child.

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

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

This weeks movie: He Named Me Malala

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

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

One entry per child.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  3:00 PM USED BOOK SALE!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday August 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  9:00 PM USED BOOK SALE!!! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

    Location: Library
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Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM MAHJONG (AMERICAN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   708-301-7908   askalibrarian@homerlibrary.org
   

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

    Location: Library
Thursday September 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

    Location: Library
Monday September 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

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

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 26 meeting through November 14, 2016. 

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM B- MONDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM C- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM D- TUESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME @ 10:45 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM E- TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM F - TUESDAY FAMILY STORY TIME @ 6:00 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.

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

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

Families are invited to share thematic tales, rhymes and songs. A simple craft may be worked on together. The first Family Story Time will begin on Tuesday, September 27 meeting through November 15, 2016.

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

REGISTER HERE FOR FAMILY STORY TIME: Limit 15 children. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM J- WEDNESDAY STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jody Olivieri   708-301-7908   jolivieri@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
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misc_none 8:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM L- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 10:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 8:30 AM M- THURSDAY POLISH/ENGLISH STORY TIME @ 1:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Polish/English Story Time!

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

This independent program is for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Books, flannel stories, music, and rhymes are part of the Story Time line up which is presented in Polish and English. A simple art project rounds out the program. Please remember for your child’s safety that you are to remain in the library during Story Time.
 
Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children.
    Location: Library
Wednesday September 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM CHESS CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

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

Chess players: Grade 1 & up

Checkers players: Age 5 and up

Registration is recommended. 

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

Ages 7-12

Limit 12

Activity to be announced.

Registration and $2 fee required .                        

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

    Location: Library
Wednesday September 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mia Sevik   708-301-7908   msevik@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

 
Fill out this APPLICATION!

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

Monday September 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM A- MONDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

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

The first story time will begin on Monday, September 29 meeting through November 14, 2016. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
Tuesday September 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM C - TUESDAY STORY TIME @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM G - TUESDAY FAMILY STORY TIME @ 5:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

Welcome to Family Story Time for all ages, children under 3 with an adult, Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM I - WEDNESDAY MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ 12:30 P.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Langford   708-301-7908   klangford@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Library
Thursday September 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM K- THURSDAY WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ 9:30 A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Janet Dejka   708-301-7908   jdejka@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Welcome to Polish/English Story Time!

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

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

Story Times are very popular and there are children on waiting lists.  If your child misses two consecutive Story Times, the next person on our waiting list will be invited to attend in your child’s place.
 
GO TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION: Limit 15 children.
    Location: Library
Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

    Location: Library
Thursday November 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

    Location: Library
Thursday December 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM ELF ON THE SHELF AT THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   s
   

Our Elf, Noel, is coming back from the North Pole. He always has lots of fun and finds a little mischief along the way! Visit daily to see what Noel is up to!

    Location: Library
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Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BINGO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susie Spratt   708-301-7908   sspratt@homerlibrary.org
   

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

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

    Location: Library
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