Library News

Hopefully you've noticed our new Borrow page on the website.
We consolidated all of your library borrowing activities into one location. Whether you wanted to search the catalog, stream a movie, checkout an eBook, or download your favorite latest eMagazine issue, just bookmark www.tplibrary.org/borrow.
And in case you missed it, we now have a streaming movie service called Hoopla! But it's more than just movies, there's also all the latest music every week from major record labels, Audiobooks, Television shows, Comics, and eBooks. All for free, with your library card.

June 1st — August 1st

This summer your Tinley Park Public Library card becomes even more valuable!
When you sign up for one of our summer reading challenges between June 1 and August 1, you may take your validated library card to any of our participating area business partners and receive a special offer or discount.

Summer Reading Challenge

June 1 — August 1

It’s a summer of books and music at the library! Patrons of all ages are encouraged to sign up for our summer reading challenge and earn some great prizes along the way. And, don’t miss our lively lineup of upbeat programs and events. Stop by the library soon!

Next Events

August 3rd, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grade: Entering Grade 1Mondays, August 3 and 10 from 6:30-7:30 pmChildren will be introduced to first grade concepts through children's literature and games. Children attend both days.
August 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Adults thinking about career development are invited to learn more about programs and services offered at Moraine Valley Community College.
August 4th, 10:00am to 12:00pm
This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable with a personal computer and wish to transition to Microsoft's drastically redesigned operating system. Keyboard & mouse skills required.

Talking Points

This newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, was originally written in the mid-1950s and was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers, before To Kill a Mockingbird. Thought to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014.

I'm kidding, of course.

The American Psychological Association has now published a study showing how even just Googling something makes you think you are smarter.