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.
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 facebook.com/MultiLibraryGeocaching.
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.
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.
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