Library News

Come work with us! There is a new position 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

Are you on-the-go all the time, and only have five to seven minutes to read? Try our free digital magazines from Zinio!
We now have The New YorkerVanity FairVogue, Vanidades, GQ, and many more!

Next Events

March 6th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ages: AllThe whole family is invited to movie night! We're watching Dolphin Tale 2 (PG).
March 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Bake-Off!Grades 6-12Fridays March 6 and March 27 from 7-8 pm
March 7th, 11:00am to 11:45am
Ages: 3-8 years and parentEnjoy stories and songs in diverse languages featuring children’s favorites.Cuentos Compartir-a la-Idioma: Español

Talking Points

Did you know that 24.4% of unemployed individuals without access to the internet utilize the library to conduct their job search? Did you know that libraries cater to all members of the community, from small business owners to students? Have you ever noticed how you just seem to study better when you are in a library? Do you think libraries have an impact on education?

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

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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 Saturday, March 14.
  • 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