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  • Current Employment @ TPPL

    Come work with us, we are now accepting applications! Visit our Employment page for details.
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  • Library Closed

    April 20-22: The library will be closed for staff training on Friday, 4/20. Additionally, the library will be closed on Saturday, 4/21 and Sunday, 4/22 while the parking lot is repaved. Thank you for your patience as we learn new skills to better serve our community and continue to make improvements to our facilities.
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  • Games for Nintendo Switch

    The library now has games for the Nintendo Switch! Stop by Youth Services to check out brand new games in our collection.
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  • Buying Your First Home

    April 23 at 7pm
    Residential lender Maureen Cipolla shares current information for first-time homebuyers.
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Next Events

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Witness the epic grandeur of Mongolia with veteran traveler and author Jeanne Roppolo.
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Musician Phil Passan returns to share the history of Illinois with stories and music performed on the hammered dulcimer.
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Jim Weren discusses how Lincoln, lacking experience and a military background at his inauguration, learned quickly and acted boldly, becoming one of our most audacious & admired “warrior” presidents.

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

Community Shredding Event
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
South Pacific at Drury Lane Theatre
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Holiday Gift Packages on Sale
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Tinley Tomes

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
April 24's Tuesday Tomes selection is The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Partners in Crime

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
May 1's PIC selection is Trouble in Mind by Jeffery Deaver

Tinley Tomes

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
May 9's Wednesday Tomes selection is The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin.

Tinley Tomes

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
May 22's Tuesday Tomes selection is Mercies in Disguise by Gina Kolata.

Partners in Crime

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
June 5's PIC selection is By Its Cover by Donna Leon.

Tinley Tomes

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
June 13, 2018, Wednesday Tomes selection is To Sleep with the Angels by David Cowan .

Books with Buzz

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm
With the advent of 2018 Books with Buzz our bestselling book discussion group will start meeting on the third Thursday of even-numbered months.

Tinley Tomes

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
June 26, 2018, Tuesday Tomes selection is Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson.

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

April 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Movies & Books

  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Wonder PG, 113 minutes Book: Wonder by Raquel J. Palacio
  • Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Jurassic World. PG-13, 123 minutes.
  • Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Goodbye Christopher Robin PG, 107 minutes.

Take 2 Documentary Film Series

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    Kedi 79 minutes In this thoughtful, beautifully filmed documentary, director Ceyda Torun profiles the beloved street cats of Istanbul, who have roamed the city freely for thousands of years.

Early Bird Flicks

  • Monday, May 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Darkest Hour PG-13, 125 minutes
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Darkest Hour. PG-13, 125 minutes
  • Monday, June 4, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    The Post. PG-13, 116 minutes.
  • Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    The Post. PG-13, 116 minutes.
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    The Greatest Showman PG, 105 minutes.
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    The Greatest Showman PG, 105 minutes.