Library News

Come work with us! There are currently two positions available, please see our employment page for all the details.

We are excited to host our first Local Authors Expo, featuring the winner of the 2014 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project, Joanne Zienty.
Authors of children’s, teen’s, and adult fiction and nonfiction, interested in participating can apply from March 1 to April 8.
Local Authors Expo: Sat June 13, noon-4

Mahjong Club

First Tuesday of each month from 10:30am – 1:00pm

Learn to play Mahjong at the library! Whether you are an experienced player or someone who is simply fascinated with the game, now is your chance, and bring your friends.

Next Events

March 2nd (All day) to March 28th (All day)
March Madness Grades 6-12
March 2nd, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages: Families
March 2nd, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Ages: 4 years through preschoolExplore a new theme each month with games, crafts, and activities all on your own! Our theme this month is Dr. Seuss.

Talking Points

A newly discovered Dr. Seuss book will be released this July.

The Huffington Post just published a list of 10 ways your public library can help you reach your new year's resolution in 2015. Try this link for the connection to our library!

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March Madness
2015 Tournament of Books

Get in the game and help us decide Tinley Park Library's MVB (Most Valuable Book) of 2014. You could win a prize!
32 of the most popular books published in 2014 will hit the court beginning on March 1st. Which book will come out on top is up to you, our patrons!

See the ContendersPrint your Ballot or pick one up
at the library.

  • There are two components to this event: your initial bracket predictions, and then online or in-person weekly voting.
  • Participants do not have to have read each title, and guessing is welcomed and encouraged.
  • Contest is open to Tinley Park Library cardholders age 18 and older.
  • Submit your completed bracket in person by Friday, March 13.
  • Besides yourself, you may encourage your family and friends to vote each week to help your picks move through the bracket.
  • Voting is limited to once a week, per person.
  • Keep up with the "score" by viewing the results each week online or in the library.
  • The person who predicts the greatest number of correct bracket winners will win one set of the "Final Four" book titles.
  • In case of a tie, one winner will be chosen randomly from those entries with the most correct brackets.

March Madness Voting:

Voting takes place online or in person at the Adult Reference Desk, for each week.

  • Round 1: Vote for the Sweet 16 from March 15 - March 20
  • Round 2: Vote for the Elite 8 from March 22 - March 27
  • Round 3: Vote for the Final Four from March 29 - April 3
  • Round 4: Vote for the Championship Matchup from April 5 - April 10
  • Round 5 :Vote for the 2015 MVB from April 12 - April 17

The MVB of Tinley Park Public Library will be announced on Monday, April 20th

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