close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a colour combintion to give he most comfortable contrast.

Mission Improvable

2020-01-21 19:00:00 2020-01-21 20:00:00 America/Chicago Mission Improvable Grades 6-12: Enjoy this hilarious performance by our teen improv troupe! Drop-in event. Tinley Park Public Library

Tuesday, January 21
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-01-21 19:00:00 2020-01-21 20:00:00 America/Chicago Mission Improvable Grades 6-12: Enjoy this hilarious performance by our teen improv troupe! Drop-in event. Tinley Park Public Library

Tinley Park Public Library

2nd floor – Young Adult Program Room

Grades 6-12: Enjoy this hilarious performance by our teen improv troupe! Drop-in event.

There's nothing like having a well-thought out plan and Mission Improvable has nothing like a well-thought out plan. We'll be making up everything as we go! Whatever happens, this will be one show you won't forget. Guaranteed to make you laugh - maybe even on purpose!

Tinley Park Public Library

Phone: 708-532-0160

Hours

Today's hours

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

Mon, Sep 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 24 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 25 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Sep 26 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sun, Sep 27 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

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

Wed, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. This meeting is open to the public and will be conducted over 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

Fri, Sep 25, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Families: We'll be playing traditional BINGO and other fun variations! One registration per household. Signup required.
Registration is now closed

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.

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 - 8:00pm
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.

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 - 5:15pm
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, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: Assemble this pumpkin treat then enjoy your creation as we share a book and preview a related craft. 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.

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 create 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

Fri, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages 3-8 years with adult(s): You are invited to our virtual nighttime storytime. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Sat, Oct 17, 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, Oct 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learn to create and store secure passwords. Signup required.

Tue, Oct 20, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Grades 4-5: Create beautiful art using just dots! Participants will need several colors of tempera paint, Q-tips, and an 8x11 sheet of paper. Signup required.

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

Wed, Oct 21, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: We will read a story, learn some facts, and draw two "spooky" pictures. 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 Bachelor’s Grove and the remnants of that early settlement that still exist today. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Sat, Oct 24, 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

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.

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.

Wed, Oct 28, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades K-1: Participate in Halloween STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning October 22. Signup required.

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

Fri, Oct 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages 3-8 with an adult(s): Join us for a spook-tacular night of stories and songs! Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. 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

Thu, Nov 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 3-5: Discuss the 2021 Bluestem nominee The Ambrose Deception by Emily Ecton. We will close with a fun activity! Signup required through Zoom. Register

Fri, Nov 06, 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Participate in Superhero STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services Desk beginning 10/31. Signup required.

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.

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.

Wed, Nov 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Watch at home and join us online through Zoom to discuss on November 11. Signup required. 1964 | PG | 95 minutes | ComedyRegister

Thu, Nov 12, 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, Nov 12, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades K-1: Spend an hour with your favorite picture book characters. Hear a story, then discuss and complete activities at home inspired by Tedd Arnold's Fly Guy. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Nov 13, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: Assemble a delicious "cornucopia" wrap then enjoy your creation as we share a book and preview a craft. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Follow step-by-step instructions from home to create an original work of art! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Nov 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mr. Lincoln shares the story of how our national, annual observance of the Thanksgiving holiday came to be established during his Presidency. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Let's bake some blueberry muffins! Hear some great baking tips and tricks. Bake along or just watch. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Nov 18, 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 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn techniques to help your resume get seen by a human. Signup required.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 20 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 18, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: We will read a story, learn some new facts, and draw two pictures that your superhero within, will love. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Nov 19, 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, Nov 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Play online Pictionary with your friends. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Fri, Nov 20, 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, Nov 21, 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

Mon, Nov 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Historian Tim Wilsey takes a look at some of the key points of the conspiracy, possible motives, who may have been involved, and new facts that have come to light. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Nov 24, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: See if you can be the first one to find each suggested item. Search your own home and race back to the camera. Paper clip? Sandwich bag? Who knows?! Signup required.

Tue, Nov 24, 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, Nov 25, 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 25, 11:00am - 11:45am
Discover ways to make cooking, cleaning, and entertaining fun, fast and easy. Share some tips too. On the date and time of the event, dial 1-312-626-6799 on any phone, enter meeting ID: 828 8345 9173.

Wed, Nov 25, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grade K-1: Participate in superhero STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning 11/19. Signup required.

Thu, Nov 26, All day
We are closed today.

Fri, Nov 27, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Families: Test your knowledge about various subjects while playing Kahoot!, the game where speed counts! One registration per household. Signup required through Zoom.

Sat, Nov 28, 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

Mon, Nov 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn about what Cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and what you could do with them. Signup required.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 20 2020 at 9:00am

Mon, Nov 30, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Watch and learn how to make adorable homemade salt dough ornaments and gift tags. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Dec 17, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
2nd floor – Young Adult Program Room
Genre: [Genre, Genre] | Drop-in event