Students can eat pizza and relieve their stress with therapy dogs while they study for finals May 21 at the Acorn Public Library. Find out more about this free study hall.
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Sunday, May 5, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Acorn Public Library will host Barbara Tischler, aka 'The Clutter Coach,' on Saturday, March 23, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tischler will be teaching attendees how to organize their homes and their lives.
Organization can be a tough concept to nail down. Papers scattered everywhere, meetings slipping by and important events forgotten—all due to poor organizational skills. On Saturday, March 23, the Acorn Public Library will welcome Barbara Tischler, aka 'The Clutter Coach,' who will be presenting, 'Organize Your Home—Clutter Control.' The class will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the library's meeting room and will focus on ways to get organized and the benefits of being organized. For more information about this event, contract the Acord Public Library at (708) 687-3700.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Those Were the Days Radio Players will reenact two shows at the Acorn Public Library on Thursday, March 14. The show will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to preregister their attendance to ensure a seat.
The Acorn Public Library will welcome Those Were the Days Radio Players to the meeting room at the library on Thursday, March 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. The players will reenact Fibber and Molly's “Doc Gamble Day”and My Favorite Husband's “The Wills.” Those planning to attend are encouraged to register beforehand. Preregister by calling 708-687-3700.
Monday, February 18, 2013
The Acorn Public Library will host a 'Money Smart Financial Education, Financial Recovery,' workshop on Saturday, Feb. 23. The event is free to attend.
Most people could use a little bit of extra coin in their pockets and the Acorn Public Library wants to help residents figure out ways to put a few more dollars in their pocketbooks and keep 'em there—and it's all free. On Saturday, Feb. 23, from noon to 1 p.m., the library will host, 'Money Smart Financial Education—Financial Recovery,' a program designed to help residents start being money-conscientious. The workshop will cover topics including: How to assess current financial situation, identifying ways to increase income, decrease and prioritize expenses, developing and implement a financial recovery plan, how to recognize and guard against credit repair scams, and timeframes to review and adjust financial recovery. The entire program …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The Acorn Public Library will host its After School Craft Program on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 4 to 4:40 p.m. Participants must be 6 years old and older.
Oak Forest students looking to express their artistic side through craft have the opportunity to do just that at the Acorn Public Library's After School Craft Program. The program, which is open to students ages 6 and up, starts at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the library's Story Time Room. For more information about the program, or to register, call (708) 687-3700 or stop by the library.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The Acorn Public Library is hosting an introduction to PowerPoint class Monday, Feb. 4, in the lower level computer lab. The class costs $5 and will last from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
For Oak Forest residents looking to brush up on their PowerPoint skills, the Acorn Public Library is ready to help. On Monday, Feb. 4, the library will host Power Point I, a class dedicated to introducing attendees to the program's basics. Attendees will learn to make their own slide show presentations during the class, along with other basics. The class takes places from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library's lower level computer lab. Registration must be done at the circulation desk at the library. There is a $5 fee for the class. Anyone wishing to save their work must have a working email or bring a USB drive. For more information, contract the Acorn Public Library at (708) 687-3700.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The library will host a readers' party from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. The free party will feature pizza, book discussions and more.
The Acorn Public Library is hosting a readers' party on Saturday, Jan. 26. The party, which will take place from 2:30 to 4 p.m., will feature pizza, book discussion and social interaction. The party is for library readers 13 years old and older, and each attendee will be allowed 3 minutes to discuss a book they have recently read. The library asks that attendees use library copies of the book if possible. There is a one book per attendee limit. Registration for the party is not required. For more information about the party, contact the Acorn Public Library at 708-687-3700.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Dr. Conway McLean, DPM, is hosting, "Taking Care of Your Feet: A Tour of Podiatric Medicine," at the Acorn Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 10. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. in the library's meeting room.
If foot problems are plaguing you, or if you just want to learn proper health care for you feet, the Acorn Public Library is here to help. On Thursday, Jan. 10, the library will host Dr. Conway McLean, DPM, for a program entitled, “Taking Care of Your Feet: A Tour of Podiatric Medicine.” The program, which takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the library's meeting room, will focus on proper foot care and allow residents to meet a licensed podiatrist to discuss foot care and health. The program is part of the library's ongoing Community Health Education series. For more information about the event, contact the Acorn Public Library at (708) 687-3700.
Monday, December 31, 2012
The Acorn Public Library is hosting a Winter Read-A-Thon on Saturday, Jan. 5, for children ages 6 to 12 years old. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m.
It's time to crack open a book, get comfy and read, read, read, as the Acorn Public Library will be hosting its Winter Read-A-Thon on Saturday, Jan. 5, from 1 to 4 p.m. The Read-A-Thon, which is open to children ages 6-12 years old, will feature prizes handed out every hour, on the hour, for children still reading. Children who read for the entire three-hour span will be entered in a raffle for one of three gift cards. Participants will be allowed two 15-minute reading breaks and one bathroom pass. Snacks will be available during the course of the event. Children under 8 years old cannot be left alone at the library and must be under the supervision of a parent or guardian. For more information about the Winter Read-A-Thon, contact the …
Monday, December 24, 2012
The Acorn Public Library is hosting its monthly Lego Club, Dec. 29. Children 6 to 12 years old can participate in the club.
Brick-by-brick, children ages 6-12 can build their fun on Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Acorn Public Library, as part of the Lego Club. The club, which meets once a month, will gather in the meeting room of the library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and build as a group. Preregistration is required for the event and registration will close once the group is full. For more information about the Lego Club, contact the Acorn Public Library at (708) 687-3700.