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Attention Movies&Books fans! As a Special Bonus, you may now enter a drawing for a chance to win a free movie pass to Marcus Theatres Orland Park. There will be 2 winners at each event!
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.

It's summertime, and the livin' is easy . . . and our Museum Adventure Pass program is easy, too!
Simply visit the Circulation Desk and ask for a discount pass to one of the 17 museums, parks, and other venues. Note that, beginning Friday, August 1, passes will only be printed at the Circulation Desk on the Main Level.
Please call us for more info. Note that we have a limited supply of passes, so we cannot guarantee that a pass will be available when you visit.

Next Events

July 30th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
From veteran Disney traveler Karen Luster, learn how you can have a magical vacation at Walt Disney World without breaking the bank.
July 31st, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Grades: Entering K–1Use the library’s iPads to play with some of our favorite apps! Please register for each month separately.July 31: Games, Games, Games
August 1st, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
YA Make Your Own "Adventure Time" Plush ToyGrades: Entering 6-12Friday August 1, from 2:30-3:30 pm

Talking Points

Recognizing that it is somewhat unusual that a librarian would recommend that you actually purchase a book, but sometimes exceptions simply must be made. So, for the Walking Dead fan and/or fans of graphic novels in general, this week the Humble (eBook) Bundle is for you. For the price of your choosing, you could get the "Walking Dead" graphic novels by Robert Kirkman volumes 1 through 5!

Of course, don't forget our own collection of The Walking Dead, or graphic novels too.

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.

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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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