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Design & Build It

Lego Challenge

2020-02-14 16:30:00 2020-02-14 17:30:00 America/Chicago Design & Build It Grades 2-3: Do you love to build? A unique challenge awaits you in this engineering-inspired program. Signup required. Tinley Park Public Library

Friday, February 14
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-14 16:30:00 2020-02-14 17:30:00 America/Chicago Design & Build It Grades 2-3: Do you love to build? A unique challenge awaits you in this engineering-inspired program. Signup required. Tinley Park Public Library

Tinley Park Public Library

2nd floor – Youth Services Activity Room

Grades 2-3: Do you love to build? A unique challenge awaits you in this engineering-inspired program. Signup required.

Do you love Legos? Enjoy a challenge? Come and test your building skills as we respond to engineering challenges using the library's Legos! We will test each design and showcase our creations.

Tinley Park Public Library

Phone: 708-532-0160

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 8:00PM

Mon, Aug 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Aug 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Aug 12 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Aug 13 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Aug 14 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Aug 15 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sun, Aug 16 1:00PM to 4:00PM


About the branch

The Tinley Park Public Library is subject to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals who require an accommodation for a disability for any library presentation should contact the library at 708.532.0160, x3 at least ten working days before an event.

Upcoming events

Thu, Aug 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-23 months with adult(s): Introduce your baby to books, reading, and the library at this storytime! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Aug 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Entering Grades: K-1. Hear what happens when Scaredy Squirrel ventures outside of his tree, then participate in interactive activities. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Pavilion
Learn the basics of operating a DSLR camera and get hands on experience as we go on a photowalk exploring the library grounds. Signup required.

Mon, Aug 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Each week, we will discuss 3 episodes of this TV classic as we watch through the first season. We'd love to hear what you think! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Aug 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Get hands on experience using tools to keep yourself and important people in your life safe online. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Aug 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Entering Grades: 2-3. Enjoy a story and learn to draw a character to that story. All you will need is a pencil and paper. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Aug 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Let's bake a cake! Hear some great baking tips and tricks as Miss Lowe bakes a cake. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Aug 18, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Watch and learn how to make your own paper beads using book pages, magazines, and newspaper. Use to create jewelry, bowls and art. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Aug 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens in grades 6-12, let's talk about what we've been reading lately and hear about some new books to add to your TBR! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Aug 20, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us online to discuss Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Aug 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-8 years with adult/s: Enrich your day by joining this storytime offered by a native speaker of Spanish. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Aug 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Follow step-by-step directions to create an original piece of art. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Aug 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Humor has many physical and emotional benefits. Join in as we laugh our way to a healthier future. On the date and time of event, dial 1-312-626-6799 on any phone, then enter meeting ID: 814 1861 6001

Wed, Aug 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
An introduction to the main virtual assistants available (Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant). Signup required.

Thu, Aug 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Entering Grades 3-5: Discuss the 2021 Bluestem nominee Max & the Midknights. We will close with a fun activity! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us in acting out your favorite fairy tales and nursery rhymes on the spot - no rehearsals and no audience! This program is intended for teens in grades 6-12. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Travel back 120 years to the birth of motion pictures with film enthusiast Craig Pierce. Signup in Zoom required.Register

Fri, Aug 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-8 years with adult/s: Enrich your day by joining this storytime offered by a native speaker of Arabic. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Sep 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about streaming services, like Netflix and Hulu, and streaming devices, like Apple TV and Roku. Signup required.
Registration opens Thursday, August 20 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Sep 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn about the people and events that transformed American life and work from the fight for the 8-hour work day to building a vibrant civil rights movement. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Tue, Sep 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Let's talk about what we've been reading lately and hear about some new books to add to your TBR! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Sep 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Sep 03, 10:00am - 10:25am
Ages 2-3 years with adult(s): We will read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs and even move to music! You will also get instructions for a very simple craft. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Sep 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 3-5: Discuss the 2021 Bluestem nominee Power Forward by Hena Khan. We will close with a fun activity! Signup required through Zoom. Register

Fri, Sep 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Participate in harvest season STEAM activities. Signup required through Zoom; pick up related supply kit at Youth Services desk beginning August 29.

Fri, Sep 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us online to discuss Agency by William Gibson. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Sun, Sep 06, All day
We are closed today.

Mon, Sep 07, All day
We are closed today.

Tue, Sep 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Lynda.com offers self-paced training to enhance or develop your skill set. Signup required, open to Tinley Park Public Library cardholders only.
Registration opens Thursday, August 20 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Sep 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grades 6-12: Have an impact on what your library offers for teens and be part of your community by participating in YAC. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Sep 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Sep 09, 11:00am - 11:45am
Grandma Jeanne entertains us with animal stories from her life adventures. Share your stories too! On the date and time of the event, dial 1-312-626-6799 on any phone, enter meeting ID: 872 8234 5950.

Wed, Sep 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Join us online to discuss The Library Book by Susan Orlean. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Sep 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Watch at home and join us online through Zoom to discuss on Sep 9. Signup required. 1972 | NR | 94 minutes | Drama, War, Classic Watch here: https://tplibrary.kanopy.com/video/aguirre-wrath-godRegister

Thu, Sep 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-23 months with adult(s): Introduce your baby to books, reading, and the library! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Sep 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades K-1: Spend an hour with your favorite picture book characters. Hear a story, then discuss and complete activities at home inspired by Lois Ehlert's Leaf Man. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Sep 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join wellness coach Tom Kens as he shares ten practices to help you navigate through these uncertain times with a positive attitude. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Fri, Sep 11, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: Assemble a yummy apple treat then enjoy your creation as we share a book and preview a related craft. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Sep 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Learn a variety of techniques to hone your drawing skills. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Sep 14, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn techniques to help your resume get seen by a human. Signup required.
Registration opens Thursday, August 20 2020 at 9:00am

Mon, Sep 14, 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Get an overview, from Pat Hayes, Site Steward, FPCC, of the various ecosystems of local grasslands and see captivating visuals of vanishing habitats. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Sep 15, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades K-1: Have some of your favorite "things" ready to share with the group. We'll take turns showing and telling! Signup required.

Tue, Sep 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Let's bake some banana bread! Hear some great baking tips and tricks. Bake along or just watch. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Sep 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Sep 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn strategies for keeping your digital life safe. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Sep 16, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: We will read a story, learn some new facts, and draw two pictures that focus on nature. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Sep 17, 10:00am - 10:25am
Ages 2-3 years with adult(s): We will read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs and even move to music! You will also get instructions for a very simple craft. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Create your own collage masterpiece with magazines you have laying around at home. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Fri, Sep 18, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages 3-8 years with adult(s): You are invited to our virtual nighttime storytime. Signup is required through Zoom.Register

Sat, Sep 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-8 years with adult(s): Enjoy children's stories and songs in diverse languages. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Sat, Sep 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online to discuss Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Sep 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 4-5: You don't have to be an artist to have fun at this program. We'll take turns drawing and guessing! Signup required.

Wed, Sep 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Sep 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
What’s the best gift you ever received and why was it so special? Join in this heartwarming talk. On the date and time of the event, dial 1-312-626-6799 on any phone, enter meeting ID: 841 8656 7803.

Wed, Sep 23, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades K-1: Participate in seasonal STEAM activities. Signup required. Pick up related supply kit at Youth Services desk beginning 9/17.

Wed, Sep 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Retirement expert Greg Kurinec guides attendees through self-evaluation exercises and 10 critical questions every retiree must answer before embarking on retirement. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Sep 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-23 months with adult(s): Introduce your baby to books, reading, and the library! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Sat, Sep 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-8 years with adult(s): Enjoy children's stories and songs in diverse languages. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Sep 29, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Grades 2-3: Learn some new magic tricks that are sure to impress your family! Do you have a favorite trick?You can share your magical talents with the group! Signup required.

Tue, Sep 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn the benefits of whole food plant-based nutrition with board-certified nutritionist and author Carol D’Anca. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Sep 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grade 6-Adult: Each month, we will discuss a group of episodes of this TV classic as we watch through the second season. We'd love to hear what you think! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Sep 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
An introduction to the main virtual assistants available (Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant). Signup required.
Registration opens Thursday, August 20 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Sep 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Oct 01, 10:00am - 10:25am
Ages 2-3 years with adult(s): We will read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs and even move to music! You will also get instructions for a very simple craft. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Oct 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 3-5: Discuss the 2021 Bluestem nominee Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover by Markus Motum. We will close with a fun activity! Signup required through Zoom. Register

Fri, Oct 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Participate in seasonal STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning September 26. Signup required.

Fri, Oct 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn simple design principles as well as friendly native plants for your garden in this U of I Extension Cook County program led by horticulture educator Nancy Kreith. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Oct 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Get hands-on experience using tools to keep yourself and important people in your life safe online. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Oct 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Play an online version of Scattergories. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Oct 05, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Get an overview of Medicare Part D, including eligibility, enrollment, and its benefits with community educator and licensed insurance representative Diane Adduci. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Let's talk about what we've been reading lately and hear about some new books to add to your TBR! Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Oct 07, 9:30am - 11:00am
Enhance your professional presence with a LinkedIn profile. Signup required.
Registration opens Sunday, September 20 2020 at 12:00pm

Wed, Oct 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Oct 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn about pre-Civil War quilts and their significance to the freedom of slaves through the Underground Railroad™ from educator Connie Martin. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Oct 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-23 months with adult(s): Introduce your baby to books, reading, and the library! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Oct 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades K-1: Spend an hour with your favorite picture book characters. Hear a story, then discuss and complete activities at home inspired by Ed Emberley's monsters. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Oct 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Follow step-by-step instructions from home to create an awesome carved pumpkin creation! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 4-8: Create a game board using simple stitches and a few pieces of felt. Sign up required.

Tue, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grades 6-12: Have an impact on what your library offers for teens and be part of your community by participating in YAC. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Oct 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Oct 14, 11:00am - 11:45am
What is the attraction to life on an island? Is it the history, the culture, or fantasy? On the date and time of the event, dial 1-312-626-6799 on any phone, enter meeting ID: 818 0433 7417.

Wed, Oct 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Join us online to discuss The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Oct 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Watch at home and join us online through Zoom to discuss on October 14. Signup required. 2001 | R | 114 minutes | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi Watch here: https://tplibrary.kanopy.com/video/donnie-darko-0Register

Thu, Oct 15, 10:00am - 10:25am
Ages 2-3 years with adult(s): We will read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs and even move to music! You will also get instructions for a very simple craft. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
In addition to online job searching, this class also covers Microsoft Word for resumes and cover letters. Signup required.
Registration opens Sunday, September 20 2020 at 12:00pm

Thu, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Make your own sock puppets with materials at home. If we have time, we will have some sock puppet theatre. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Oct 15, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us online to discuss The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join author Robert Rodriguez as he examines the group's historic ties to Chicago as well as downstate Illinois. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Oct 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learn to create and store secure passwords. Signup required.
Registration opens Sunday, September 20 2020 at 12:00pm

Tue, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Let's make a chocolate chip cheesecake! Hear some great baking tips and tricks. Bake along or just watch. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Oct 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Oct 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-23 months with adult(s): Introduce your baby to books, reading, and the library! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Delve into the early history of settlement of this area including Batchelor’s Grove and the remnants of that early settlement that still exist today. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Oct 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us and learn about this Mexican holiday. Cathryn Stanek-Whisler shares ways to celebrate along with book recommendations, plus recipe and craft suggestions. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Tue, Oct 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grade 6-Adult: Each month, we will discuss a group of episodes of this TV classic as we watch through the second season. We'd love to hear what you think! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Oct 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about the fascinating history of computers and discover the stories of the computer scientists who changed the world forever. Signup required.
Registration opens Sunday, September 20 2020 at 12:00pm

Wed, Oct 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Oct 28, 11:00am - 11:45am
Share your favorite Halloween hang-outs as we visit creepy, spooky, mysterious haunts in Illinois. On the date and time of the event, dial 1-312-626-6799 on any phone, enter meeting ID: 818 2661 6868.

Thu, Oct 29, 10:00am - 10:25am
Ages 2-3 years with adult(s): We will read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs and even move to music! You will also get instructions for a very simple craft. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Tue, Nov 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn strategies for keeping your digital life safe. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Nov 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Let's talk about what we've been reading lately and hear about some new books to add to your TBR! Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Nov 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Nov 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-23 months with adult(s): Introduce your baby to books, reading, and the library! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Grades K-1: We will read books by Mo Willems, doodle a few characters from his books and play a simple game. Bring a pencil and paper. Signup required through Zoom.

Fri, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us online to discuss: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Put your mind to the test with brain teasers, logic puzzles, and word games. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Sat, Nov 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Storyteller Adrian Brigham shares the story of Smoky, an abandoned dog found in Papua New Guinea during WWII. Smoky went on to become a decorated war hero. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Mon, Nov 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about streaming services, like Netflix and Hulu, and streaming devices, like Apple TV and Roku. Signup required.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 20 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grades 6-12: Have an impact on what your library offers for teens and be part of your community by participating in YAC. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Nov 10, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
The History Singers present a combination of live performance and lecture, featuring music of and about the Vietnam War, for and against it. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Nov 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Enjoy stories and fingerplays for preschoolers and their families. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Nov 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Join us online to discuss A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Nov 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 3-5: Join us for some light improv and acting games. We will even read a short script together. Signup required through Zoom.