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STEAM Ahead: Halloween

Virtual Event

2020-10-28 16:30:00 2020-10-28 17:15:00 America/Chicago STEAM Ahead: Halloween Grades K-1: Participate in Halloween STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning October 22. Signup required. Zoom

Wednesday, October 28
4:30pm - 5:15pm

Add to Calendar 2020-10-28 16:30:00 2020-10-28 17:15:00 America/Chicago STEAM Ahead: Halloween Grades K-1: Participate in Halloween STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning October 22. Signup required. Zoom

Grades K-1: Participate in Halloween STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning October 22. Signup required.

Kits are limited to registered children in Grades K-1.

This is a virtual presentation—it will not be held at the library. The live presentation is interactive, and you may be visible to other participants.

You will receive a Zoom meeting link and password via email closer to the date of the event.  No software is needed to access this presentation online.

Need help using Zoom? Visit tplibrary.org/faqs#zoom to get started.

A recording of this event will be available On Demand for one week following the program

Tinley Park Public Library

Phone: 708-532-0160

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Mon, Oct 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Oct 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Oct 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Oct 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Oct 24 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sun, Oct 25 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Wed, Dec 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, Dec 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

Fri, Dec 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Participate in Fairy Tale related STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning November 27. Signup required through Zoom.

Fri, Dec 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The fascinating real life story of The Night Before Christmas chimes to life as told by Educational Entertainer, Martina Mathisen. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Dec 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Follow step-by-step directions to create an original piece of art. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Dec 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for this fun, creative and playful exercise program that works out your brain as well as your body. Exercises done in a chair. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Dec 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn about streaming services, like Netflix and Hulu, and streaming devices, like Apple TV and Roku. Signup required.
Registration opens Friday, November 20 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Dec 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grades 6-12: Join us for our annual holiday celebration! Signup required through Zoom. Register

Tue, Dec 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join German Historian Anette Isaacs, MA, for an intimate look at the life and times Ludwig van Beethoven. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Dec 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

Thu, Dec 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages Birth - 2 years with adult(s): Stories, songs and rhymes for parent and child to share. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Using Flip Grid through Zoom, we will choose and act out improv scenes to create hilarious videos! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Dec 10, 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to find people and business data using Data Axle's Reference Solutions. This online resource was previously known as Reference USA. Sign up required.Register

Fri, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Learn how to make intricate snowflakes out of paper. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Sat, Dec 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Pavilion
Harness the power of Walking Meditation to increase focus and inner peace with wellness coach Tom Kens. Signup required.

Tue, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
In addition to online job searching, this class also covers Microsoft Word for resumes and cover letters. Signup required.
Registration opens Friday, November 20 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Grades K-1: Create beautiful, one of a kind snowflakes with coffee filters! Pick up related supply kit at Youth Services desk beginning December 1. Signup required through Zoom.

Wed, Dec 16, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up a craft kit, watch on YouTube, and create your own beautiful paper quilled snowflake!

Wed, Dec 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, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to get live 1-on-1 virtual help with your resume or live interview coaching. Job Now provides a platform for you to get many of your job search and career needs met. Signup required.Register

Wed, Dec 16, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: We will read a story, learn some facts, and draw two surprise foldable pictures. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Dec 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, Dec 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 4-5: Learn ways to host a relaxation party with plenty of tips, ideas, and demonstrations. Pick up a supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning December 10. Signup required through Zoom.

Thu, Dec 17, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us online to discuss Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Dec 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

Mon, Dec 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for this fun, creative and playful exercise program that works out your brain as well as your body. Exercises done in a chair. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Dec 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Bring your weirdest and wackiest words along to play "the world's greatest word game." Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Dec 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

Thu, Dec 24, All day
We are closed today.

Fri, Dec 25, All day
We are closed today.

Sat, Dec 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

Mon, Dec 28, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Grades 2-3: Assemble this month's DIY treat: Gingerbread Drops; then enjoy your creation as we share a book (or two) and view a related craft. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Dec 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6 - Adult: Each month, we will discuss a new set of episodes as we watch through the final season of this beloved TV classic. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Dec 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

Wed, Dec 30, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades K-1: Participate in Fairy Tale related STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning December 23. Signup required.

Thu, Dec 31, All day
We are closed today.

Fri, Jan 01, All day
We are closed today.

Mon, Jan 04, All day
Families: Celebrate Fairy Tales by reading aloud with your family at home each week! A Story Bag will be available for your family at the YS desk each Monday in January. Signup is required.

Mon, Jan 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for this fun, creative and playful exercise program that works out your brain as well as your body. Exercises done in a chair. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Jan 05, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up a craft kit, watch on YouTube, and create your own hanging bird seed feeders! Signup not required but those who do will receive an email reminder one day prior to the event.

Tue, Jan 05, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: As a group we will brainstorm topics, come up with key points, find rhyming words, and write poems together. Signup required through Zoom.

Tue, Jan 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Hang out with your friends while sipping on cocoa and relaxing with some coloring sheets. We will provide the coloring sheets, you provide the cocoa. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Wed, Jan 06, 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, Jan 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages Birth - 2 years with adult(s): Stories, songs and rhymes for parent and child to share. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Jan 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 3-5: Discuss the 2021 Bluestem nominee Click by Kayla Miller. We will close with a fun activity! Signup required through Zoom.Register

Fri, Jan 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): Participate in winter STEAM activities. Pick up a related supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning January 2. Signup required through Zoom.

Fri, Jan 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Learn the basics of drawing your own manga characters. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Jan 11, All day
Families: Celebrate Fairy Tales by reading aloud with your family at home each week! A Story Bag will be available for your family at the YS desk each Monday in January. Signup is required.

Tue, Jan 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Enhance your professional presence with a LinkedIn profile. Signup required.
Registration opens Sunday, December 20 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Jan 12, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades K-1: Have fun, relax and reap the numerous health benefits of basic yoga poses. Signup required.

Tue, Jan 12, 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, Jan 13, 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, Jan 13, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Join us online to discuss The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Jan 14, 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, Jan 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn strategies for keeping your digital life safe. Signup required.Register

Thu, Jan 14, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Join historian Clarence Goodman for an extraordinary look at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s time in Chicago. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Jan 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: We will create a duct tape project together! A duct tape supply kit will be available for pickup beginning January 2 for registered participants. Signup required.

Fri, Jan 15, 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

Mon, Jan 18, All day
Families: Celebrate Fairy Tales by reading aloud with your family at home each week! A Story Bag will be available for your family at the YS desk each Monday in January. Signup is required.

Mon, Jan 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for this fun, creative and playful exercise program that works out your brain as well as your body. Exercises done in a chair. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Mon, Jan 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 4-8: Create a winter wreath. Pick up related supply kit at Youth Services desk beginning January 10th. Signup required.

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages 3-5 years with adult(s): This program will be a blend of stories, fingerplays, and some easy yoga moves for your child. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn techniques to help your resume get seen by a human. Sign-up required.
Registration opens Sunday, December 20 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Jan 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 4-5: Discuss the differences between the chapter book and the movie (DVD released Nov. 18). We will also talk about the nonfiction picture book about the real Ivan. Signup required.

Tue, Jan 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 6-12: Let's bake some lemon squares! Hear some great baking tips and tricks. Bake along or just watch. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Jan 20, 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, Jan 20, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 2-3: We will read a story, learn some facts, and draw two winter pictures. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Wed, Jan 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn the best practices to spur growth on Instagram with posts, tags, and interactions with creative visionary Graesen Arnoff. Signup required through Zoom.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages Birth - 2 years with adult(s): Stories, songs and rhymes for parent and child to share. Signup required through Zoom. Register

Thu, Jan 21, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades K-1: Spend time with your favorite picture book characters! This month features Karma Wilson's beloved Bear. Pick up a supply kit at the Youth Services desk beginning Jan. 14. Signup required.

Thu, Jan 21, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to find people and business data using Data Axle's Reference Solutions. This online resource was previously known as Reference USA. Sign up required. Register

Fri, Jan 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, December 20 2020 at 9:00am