Are you an avid reader? Our book discussions are for you! Whether you loved, hated, or even didn't finish one of our selected books, you are still welcome to drop in. Our lively discussions are facilitated by your friendly reference librarians.
Monday Mornings @ the Library
Get all the details about our upcoming program.
Early Bird Flicks
Catch a movie at the library. Early Bird Flicks are regularly scheduled on Mondays once-a-month @ 11:00am and 2:00pm.
Learn about your ancestors. We have an extensive collection of genealogical records and indexes that we share with the Tinley Moraine Genealogists. Plus, you can access online records through our website and use Ancestry.com for free here at the library. More help is available from your knowledgeable reference librarians, and you can attend the monthly Tinley Moraine Genealogists meetings on special topics in genealogical research.
The Friends of the Library sponsor regular trips to see a show or concert in the Chicago area. Tickets are purchased at the library and include bus fare, lunch at the theater, and admission to the show.
Brighten up the cold weather months, and come to all of the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series' shows! The series, running from September to April, is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. See the Library News section of the library's homepage for the upcoming concert, and a link to the brochure for a list of all upcoming concerts in the series.
Library Services of Interest
The Bookmobile is a mobile branch of the library to better serve the patrons of Tinley Park & Orland Hills who cannot easily get to the library. The Bookmobile makes runs on Monday - Friday, stopping at over 40 neighborhoods, parks, and street intersections throughout Tinley Park & Orland Hills.
If you can't come to the library… the library will come to you! Those who are elderly, live alone, homebound, or physically challenged may be eligible for homebound service. For more info, please contact Fran Heinemann, Outreach Services Manager, at (708) 532-0160, ext. 6.
Learn how to master all the technology in your life. Computer classes at the library cover a variety of tech topics, including computer basics, Windows 8.1, a number of Internet classes, and how to manage your smartphone or tablet.
See a complete list of our upcoming classes. Pre-registration is required, and the registration date is the 20th of every month for the following month's classes. You may register online from our events calendar, feel free to call 708.532.0160, or see us in person.
The Friends help the library in countless ways by conducting fundraisers which support special events and library programs, as well as the purchasing of library furnishings and artwork. Members organize and maintain the Friends Book Store, just inside the entrance to the library. They also raise money through the sale of candy bars, book bags, and other items.
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!
- Pick up tax forms at the library
- Illinois Benefit Access Program (ex Circuit Breaker)
- VISUALLY-ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: 1 Windows PC is dedicated for those who are visually impaired. In addition to a specialized keyboard, they include two software programs: JAWS (which reads text aloud), and ZoomText (for enlarging text).
- The Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center provides additional visually-assistive technologies for Illinois readers.