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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, August 25 at 11:00am

  • Speaker: Chef, Kate Bradley
  • Topic: Cooking for Two


NEXT: Monday, August 25 from 6:00 - 8:30pm

All Ages; no registration required.

Next Events

August 25th, 11:00am to 12:00pm
Don't miss another cooking class from Chef Kate Bradley who will discuss cooking for two. Recipes and tastings included.
August 25th, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Come learn about or meet up with experienced players of the Asian board game Go — a strategy game not unlike chess or Parcheesi.
August 26th, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Calico Joe by John Grisham

Talking Points

Second Annual Multi-Library Geocaching Competition

We had a really successful and fun event this year, thanks to everyone who participated this summer! We hope you had fun exploring the other libraries in the area.

Unfortunately, no one's game card from Tinley Library was drawn as a prize winner this year. ☹ However, Tinley Library members made up a significant proportion of this year's participants! Here are some more statistics from the Geocaching Competition.

Bad Passwords

Have you heard the news? Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 Billion passwords from various agencies, and you might be affected. An article from Forbes magazine shines some skeptical light on this news, but even if the situation is not as dire as reported, it's always a good idea to change your most important passwords on a regular basis, and to use strong passwords that cannot be easily guessed.

David Levithan, who co-authored the 2010 young adult novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green, is in the process of writing a “musical-novel spinoff,” to be released in Spring 2015. This news, of course, begs the question, “What exactly is a musical-novel?”

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You're Invited to a Special Anniversary Party

Celebrate 10 Years of Discovery & 15 Years on the Road with us
Sunday, September 7, noon — 4:00pm

All Day Fun!
Rain or Shine!

Giveaways
Coloring Stations
Face Painting
Prizes
Snacks
Your Path to Discovery

Fun Activities for All Ages

  • 12:15 - 1:30pm: Fumes of Mod Podge (Teen Improv)
  • 1-3 pm: Mad Science of Chicago & Onboard Bookmobile Viewing
  • 1:30-3:30 pm: Magician Dennis DeBondt
  • 2-4 pm: Antiques Appraiser Rex Newell *

*In-person & phone registration only, beginning August 21st.

Summer Reading Recap

The library was a busy place this summer! Kudos to the over 500 adults and 1800 children and teens who helped us break our summer reading participation records! Everyone took advantage of our fun giveaways, prizes, and the special partnerships we formed with area businesses. We sincerely thank our business partners and donors for their continued support of our library and our community.

Our Prize Donors

Business Partners