Library News

We will be closed all day on Thursday, November 26.
We will reopen for our regular hours on Friday, November 27. We are always open at tplibrary.org/borrow

On Wednesday, December 2nd, at 7:00pm
Young women exercising in an internment camp, during WWII
Historian and librarian Sarah Okner, a descendant of Japanese-American detainees, Okner will share photos and gritty details of day-to-day life in the internment camps.

Monday Morning @ the Library

Once a month we're hosting some of your favorite presenters and highlighting topics that will enrich, enlighten and entertain you.
Monday, November 30th at 11:00am

  • Topic: Letters From the Heart
  • With a nostalgic look at the importance of letter writing, author Dennis Depcik shares the personal and heartwarming story of his military experience and what letters from home meant to him and other soldiers.

Next Events

November 24th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to create Microsoft PowerPoint slideshows with dynamic features to spice up your presentation.
November 24th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Hang out with your friends, eat cookies, and enjoy a hot or cold drink. Expect the unexpected with a new game, craft, or activity each time! Grades 6-12
November 24th,
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Talking Points

You may have heard by now that Tinley Park Public Library is hosting a series of Star Wars-themed events & activties December 4-12 in anticipation of the newest SW movie, Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. So why has the Star Wars brand captured audiences for nearly 40 years?

The project for restoring indigenous plants and wildlife to the library’s grounds will soon be entering its new phase: Prescribed (or controlled) burning. Learn more about this vital process in prairie restoration.