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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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, September 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Historian Jim Weren examines how George Washington calmly defused a serious threat in March of 1783, becoming Washington's greatest military triumph of the American Revolutionary War.
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Author and traveler Jeanne Roppolo discusses how we can give our family the gift of a clean, organized, and simple life when we downsize in a memorable way.
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
World War II marked the first time Americans could hear about a global war through radio. Join Steve Darnall, examining some of the ways radio brought the war into the lives of its listeners.

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, September 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Holiday Gift Packages on Sale
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Tinley Tomes

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Tomes selection is "The Other Einstein" by Marie Benedict.

Partners in Crime

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Mystery and suspense thriller book discussion group. Meets the first Tuesday of each month except January July and September.

Tinley Tomes

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
The Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Tomes selection is "I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death" by Maggie O’Farrell

Books with Buzz

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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm
With the advent of 2018 Books with Buzz our bestseller book discussion group will start meeting on the third Thursday of even-numbered months.

Tinley Tomes

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Tomes selection is "Revival" by Stephen King.

Partners in Crime

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Mystery and suspense thriller book discussion group. Meets the first Tuesday of each month except January July and September.

Tinley Tomes

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
The Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Tomes selection is "I’ll Be Gone in the Dark" by Michelle McNamara.

Tinley Tomes

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Tomes selection is "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury

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

September 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Movies & Books

  • Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Frankenstein PG-13, 71 minutes Book: Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Solo: A Star Wars Story PG-13, 136 min. Book: Star Wars. Last Shot by Daniel Jose Older
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    A celebration of P. L. Travers, creator of Mary Poppins Mary Poppins, G, 139 minutes Book: Mary Poppins, She Wrote: the Life of P.L. Travers by Valerie Lawson

Early Bird Flicks

  • Monday, October 8, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Finding Your Feet PG-13, 111 minutes
  • Monday, October 8, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Finding Your Feet PG-13, 111 minutes
  • Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Journey’s End R, 107 minutes
  • Monday, November 12, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Journey’s End R, 107 minutes
  • Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    The Man Who Invented Christmas PG, 104 minutes
  • Monday, December 10, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    The Man Who Invented Christmas PG, 104 minutes

Take 2 Documentary Film Series

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    American Masters: This is Bob Hope, 120 minutes