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  • Important Reminder

    Sat. 8/19 beginning at 9 am: NASA-approved solar eclipse glasses will be free to TPPL cardholders, while supplies last. Cardholders must be present and show valid Tinley Park library card— no other forms of ID will be accepted. Limit one pair of glasses per cardholder.
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  • Color Me Mellow

    Thursday, August 17 from 7–8 pm: Experience being a kid again at Color Me Mellow, our coloring club for adults. 

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  • Solar Eclipse at the Library

    Starting Saturday, August 19: We're giving away solar eclipse glasses and hosting fun, educational events. 

  • Books for Babies Continues!

    We are happy to announce that the Friends of the Tinley Park Public Library will continue to sponsor the Books for Babies initiative
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Next Events

  • August 17 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Experience being a kid again! Join us every third Thursday of the month for this upbeat coloring club exclusively for adults. Gel pens, colored pencils, markers, coloring sheets, oh my!

  • August 21 12:00pm to 3:00pm

    If you picked up a pair of viewing glasses, you may observe the eclipse from our grounds at your leisure. Education Consultant Cecelia Dygdon will be on hand.

  • August 21 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Learn how to use Excel to create a profit/loss projection based on production costs and sales information. Registrants should be familiar with Excel fundamentals.

  • August 22 2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Learn strategies for keeping your online and digital belongings private. This class will also discuss encryption technology to secure your online communications and web browsing.

  • August 23 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    You probably do research every single day, whether at work or in your personal life. Learn tips to improve your efficiency, explore better resources, and see how the librarians here can help.

  • August 25 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Learn how to format tables and work with document templates, images, and graphics. Registrants should be familiar with fundamentals of Microsoft Word.

Programs & Clubs

Monday Mornings @ the Library
Monday Morning @ the Library

Once a month we're hosting some of your favorite presenters and discussion topics that will enrich, enlighten, and entertain you.

Don’t miss out on exciting and relevant daytime programs!
Journey to the coldest, driest, windiest, and most barren place on Earth, Antarctica, with dynamic author Jeanne Roppolo, as she shares the story of her life as a contract worker for the National Science Foundation
Learn about the risks and rewards of various financial and investment products and the potential red flags of fraud.
Pastry Chef Rose Deneen demonstrates how to create desserts using fresh or canned pumpkin. Samples and recipes provided.

Become a Friend of the Library!

If you use the Tinley Park Public Library, you're already a friend. Why not make it official by joining the Friends of the Library? No matter what skills and experiences you bring to the group, the Friends can use your help!

To join the Friends of the Library, visit the Checkout Desk to obtain a copy of the membership form. You may also print a Friends of the Library membership form and mail the completed form with a check to:

The Friends of the Tinley Park Public Library
7851 Timber Drive
Tinley Park, Illinois  60477

Maurine Christine in concert on Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Holiday Gift Packages on Sale on Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 9:00am
42nd Street at the Drury Lane Theatre on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:00am
Eddie Korosa in concert on Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sweet Reminder Valentine concert on Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Swing into Spring with Peter Oprisko on Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

Whether for fun or learning there is a monthly club at the library to suit your interests.

August 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

Movies & Books

  • The Zookeeper’s Wife.
    PG-13, 126 minutes.
    Book: The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
  • A Man Called Ove.
    PG-13, 116 minutes.
    Book: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • The Lost City of Z.
    PG-13, 140 minutes.
    Book: The Lost City of Z by David Grann
  • The Lost City of Z.
    PG-13, 140 minutes.
    Book: The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Early Bird Flicks