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Our next selection is a DOUBLE FEATURE with: The Hunger Games (142 minutes, rated PG-13) at 10:00am and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (146 minutes, rated PG-13) 2:00pm on Saturday, August 2, in Meeting Rooms A & B. The discussion of Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games & Catching Fire, will follow the movie.

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, July 28 at 11:00am

  • Speaker: Diane Adduci / Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Topic: Medicare Information

Next Events

July 24th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytime for 3-5 years and parentsStories, activities, and a craft for 3-5 year olds with a parent. No registration required. Sign in at the Youth Services Desk prior to start time.
July 24th, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Instructor Kathy Ruiter will guide you in gentle, non-strenuous chair exercises and meditation. Online registration begins on the 20th of the month for the following monthÂ’s programs.
July 24th, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Grade: Entering Kindergarten

Talking Points

Some students might get the latest gadget as a gift a little sooner than the holidays. Harvard & U-Mass showed reading on an iPod increased speed & comprehension. iPods display only a few words per line improving focus.

YA author John Green compiles a list of funny and interesting facts about popular children's books and their authors.

Award-winning local author and amatuer historian, Robert Mueller will visit the library to set the scene and share some of the events on Omaha Beach during the D-Day landings at Normandy. His latest book, the second in the Fields of War series Fields of War: Battle of Normandy, is a visitors guide book to the Normandy invasion.

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June 2—August 2

This summer your Tinley Park Library Card becomes extra valuable!

With the generous support of many area businesses, we present a new and exciting component to your summer reading experience. When you sign up for one of our summer reading challenges between June 2 and August 2, take your validated library card to any of our participating area business partners and receive a special offer or discount.

Check out these Special Offers from Our Partners

The Summer Reading Challenge

June 2—August 2 Make the most of your summer and sign up for one of our summer reading challenges. Adults, teens, and children are encouraged to enjoy reading and earn some great prizes along the way—including a chance to receive our special commemorative tote bag.

Stop by the Adult and Youth Services Reference Desks or jump on the Bookmobile to join the party and get started.

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