Leyden Area Public Libraries, June 21
Updated: July 22, 2012 6:28AM
Elmwood Park Public Library , 1 Conti Parkway. Registration required for all programs unless noted. Library is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday.; www.elmwoodparklibrary.org or call (708) 453-7645. All Ages Programs
All Ages Programs
Clinton Biography: Part 2, 1:30 p.m. June 22. An intimate, honest, balanced look at the 42nd president’s life, career and legacy.
Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 24. Library staff will be at the Farmers Market in the Community Booth. Stop by and learn about sustainable agriculture and local food. You’ll be able to sign up for a library card as well as Summer Reading and other upcoming events.
Beginner’s Week Boot Camp: 2-3:30 p.m. June 25-28. Learn the basics of computing in this four-day class.
Wednesday Matinee: “Tree of Life,” 1:30-4:30 p.m. June 27. Stars Brad Pitt and Sean Penn. Follows the life journey of Jack O’Brien, the eldest son of a fractured Midwestern family. A visually breathtaking masterpiece.
MS PowerPoint: 7-8 p.m. June 27. Learn how to create engaging slide presentations.
Book Talk: - Karen Wojcik Berner, 7-8:30 p.m. June 28. Local author will discuss her first novel, A Whisper to a Scream. It is a vivid portrayal of contemporary marriage and all of its problems. The author is a graduate of John Mills, EPHS and Dominican University.
Frank Lloyd Wright: 1:30-4:30 p.m. June 29. The life and work of one of the century’s most innovative and influential architects are traced in this film from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
Drop In Story Time: 11 a.m. June 25. Enjoy a half hour of favorite stories. For ages 2-5.
Drop-In Story Time: 11 a.m. June 26 at Central Park, Fullerton and 75th Avenue. For ages 2-5. (If weather looks bad, please call to check status.)
Mom’s & Tots: 9:30-10 a.m. June 27. Stories, songs and movements for the very young. Ages birth-2.
Preschool Story Time: 10-10:45 a.m. June 27. Stories, songs and activities for kids. Ages 3 and up.
EP Arena For Teens: 4-6 p.m. June 25. Random gaming in the Basement Community Room.
“Magic: The Gathering”: 6-8 p.m. June 25. Come out and play. This event is only for those 16 and older.
D&D Battle Royale: 6-7 p.m. June 26. Bring in your best level 10 character (3.5 edition) and get ready for a battle that only ends with the last man standing. Grades 7-12. No sign up required.
Yu-Gi-Oh! For Teens!: 3:30-6 p.m. June 28. Come for open Yu-Gi-Oh! play. A Battle Pack Epic Dawn Booster Draft ($20 fee). Ages 10+.
YA Movie: “League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” 7 p.m. June 28. In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, SF and adventure characters team up on a secret mission. Rated PG-13, 110 Minutes. Grades 7-12.
Franklin Park Public Library , 10311 Grand Ave., Franklin Park, IL 60131. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Registration required for all programs unless otherwise stated. Call (847) 455-6016; fax (847) 455-6416; www.franklinparklibrary.org; IM askfppl; e-mail email@example.com; Facebook facebook.com/askfppl; Twitter twitter.com/askfppl. Most programs are free.
Board Meetings: 7:30 p.m. generally held on the first Tuesday of each month and are open to the public. Next meeting: July 3.
Quilter’s Circle: 9:30 a.m. Call for next date. Quilt in the company of others. Work on a sampler quilt block by block or bring in your own quilting project. Newcomers to the group (and to quilting!) are always welcome.
Computer Tutorials: Sign up for a free tutorial on Computer Basics, Internet, E-mail, or Microsoft Office software. Call (847) 455-6016, Ext. 2 or come in to sign up. También en español.
Northlake Public Library , 231 N. Wolf Road, Northlake, IL 60164; (708) 562-2301. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday (September-May). Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise stated.
Friends of the Library: 2-3 p.m. July 2. Looking for something to do, want to meet new people and help the library with projects like the annual book sale or with fund-raising events? Find out more about this group.
One More Chapter Book Club: (aka the Daytime Book Club) 11 .m.-12:30 p.m. June 27. Join in and talk about popular fiction. Members of the public of all ages are welcome. Suggest your favorite books. The One More Chapter Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday at Casa San Carlo, 420 N. Wolf Road in Northlake. Titles are selected by the group.
River Grove Public Library , 8638 W. Grand Ave. Registration necessary for all unless otherwise noted. Call Dayna Tucker (708) 453-4484 to register or go to www.rivergrovelibrary.org.
Family Health Program: 6:30 p.m. June 21. Representatives from the American Cancer Society will focus on how to make healthy diet and lifestyle changes now for the whole family in order to ensure long-term health. There will be a number of useful handouts, healthy snacks and a dry-erase calendar for each family. This program is free, however you must register, in person or by phone.
GED Math Classes: 10 a.m.-noon on Saturdays in June. Free. These classes are designed for those interested in improving their skills for the General Educational Development exam. All materials provided. Register in person or by phone.
Macy’s Museum Passes: Available to adult patrons only. You must have a River Grove Public Library Card.