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Summer Is Here!: June Events for All Ages

June 1, 2022

What’s Happening in June

We have fun and educational events planned for all ages this summer! Here is what we have coming up in June.

Summer Reading Challenge 2022: Read Beyond the Beaten Path

Reading leads to new experiences! Challenge yourself to explore your world and beyond with this year’s Summer Reading Challenge: Read Beyond the Beaten Path. Starting June 6, we invite you to pick up some interesting books from the library, find a cozy spot to read, and earn rewards. There is a challenge for readers and listeners of all ages.

Sign up starting June 6

Geocaching – June 6-August 6

Join us for the 10th Annual ATLAS Multi-Library Geocaching Event! Use clues and geographic coordinates to find hidden geocaches at participating area libraries. For each listed geocache you discover, you earn a chance to win a $25 gift card. All ages welcome!

To be eligible for the prize drawing, your library card must be in good standing. You will need a smartphone that can scan QR codes. Find all the official clues here. Updates posted at

Illinois Libraries Present: An Evening with Kwame Onwuachi (Virtual Event)

Wednesday, June 22, 7-8 pm

Chef Kwame Onwuachi will join us to present on his exciting career in food as chronicled in his bestselling memoir, Notes from a Young Black Chef. Signup required.
Sign up



Get Outside

Storytimes in the Park

Mondays, June 6-27 & July 11-25
Bookmobile Stop: 10-11:30 am • Storytime: 10:15-10:45 am
Location: Lewis Park – Normandy Dr & Riverside Dr

Join us for fun in the sun this summer! Drop by for a 30-minute storytime at Lewis Park and browse in the Bookmobile. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Drop-in event.
More info

Worldwide Knit in Public Day

Saturday, June 11, 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Be a part of a worldwide phenomenon! Bring your own yarn or needle project and meet us by the library pavilion. Event will be moved indoors depending on weather conditions. Drop-in event.


Visit the Bookmobile at the Farmers Market

Saturdays: June 25, July 23, August 20

The Bookmobile will be at the Tinley Park Farmers Market at Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 S. Oak Park Ave. on the dates listed above.
More info on the Farmers Market

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