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  • Shred Your Paperwork

    Saturday April 29
    9:00am – 11:00am

    The Friends of the Tinley Park Public Library is sponsoring a shredding event in the West parking lot of the 80th Avenue Metra Station.

  • Medicare Part C

    Monday, May 1 at 6:30–8:00pm

    What is Medicare "Part C", Medicare Advantage Plans? Join us for this informative program to learn more about the healthcare options covered under the Medicare Advantage Plans.

    Registration for this program is required.SIGN UP

  • Business Partnership Program

    Summer Reading 2017

    Support our Summer Reading Incentive program by partnering with the library and gain valuable exposure in the area.

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  • Photography Contest Winners

    Announcing the winners of our Library Impressions Amateur Photography Contest!

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Next Events

  • May 1
    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    An overview of Medicare Advantage Plans

  • May 2
    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Whether you are an experienced player or newbie, now is your chance to play mah jongg at the library. Similar to rummy, this popular game of luck and skill originated in China.

  • May 2
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    In our most basic computer class, you learn how to use a two-button mouse to select, click, drag, highlight, cut, and paste.

  • May 2
    7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Mystery and suspense thriller book discussion group. Meets the first Tuesday of each month except January, July, and September. This month's selection: FALLEN by Karin Slaughter.

  • May 4
    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Open to anyone who wants to meet, mingle, and share tips on needlecraft projects. Bring your own supplies. No registration required.

  • May 4
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Bring your pillow and yoga mat or blanket to lie on the floor and enjoy this wonderful guided meditation designed to help you let go of stress.

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!
Representatives from Porter Place discuss the stages, care, support, and placement of a loved one with dementia.
Don’t miss out on exciting and relevant daytime programs!
As part of his “Symbols of America” series, historian Jim Weren discusses the fascinating history of the invention and evolution of American football.
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

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

Shark Shredding Event on Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am
Chicago at the Drury Lane Theatre on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am
Maurine Christine in concert. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Shark Shredding Event on Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:00am
Holiday Gift Packages on Sale on Saturday, November 4, 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

Book Discussion Groups

Whether you love it, leave it, or didn't even finish it, stop by one of our casual book discussion groups!

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  • Movies&Books

  • On Saturday, May 6th at 1:00pm: Arrival

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  • Tuesday Tomes Selections for Spring 2017

  • March 28thBehold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
  • April 25thThe Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • May 23thThe Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood
  • Wednesday Tomes Selections for Winter 2016-2017

  • April 12thIrena’s Children: A True Story of Courage by Tilar J. Mazzeo
  • May 10thThe Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang

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  • Books with Buzz

  • March 16thAlexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

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  • Partners in Crime

  • April 4thSycamore Row by John Grisham
  • May 2ndFallen by Karin Slaughter

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

April 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:00am

Movies & Books

  • Arrival, PG-13, 116 minutes.
    Book: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang.
  • Hidden Figures.
    PG, 127 minutes.
    So many films are made from books these days! Come and enjoy the movie, and if you wish, check out a copy of the corresponding book.
    Book: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
  • A Dog’s Purpose.
    So many films are made from books these days! Come and enjoy the movie, and if you wish, check out a copy of the corresponding book.
    PG, 120 minutes.
    Book: A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

Take 2 Documentary Series

  • 3rd in our new documentary film series, Take 2! This month with a film entitled: Breakfast at Ina's. Stay afterward for a Q & A with Ina herself as well as a book signing.
    Screened at film festivals all over the US and recently at the Chicago International Film Festival in 2016, “Breakfast at Ina’s” counts down the emotional final days of the Breakfast Queen’s iconic restaurant until its closing on December 2013.

Early Bird Flicks