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“A Christmas Story” Comes to the Park Forest Library This Week

A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story will show all day Friday at the Park Forest Library.

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- If you’re looking for the ideal location to take in “A Christmas Story” this Holiday Season, stop by the Park Forest Library on Friday, December 21. The classic film will be shown all day.

The events highlighted below are above and beyond the usual services the library provides. There are technology services, including access to public computers, printing, free Wi-Fi, and more; studying and meeting rooms available; free home delivery services to residents of Park Forest and Olympia Fields; various book drop locations at the library, Park Forest Village Hall, and the Olympia Fields Post Office; and more.

Scheduled activities this week include the following:


Monday, December 17, 2018 – 11:00 AM

Join us for an interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, sensory play, and socialization! Children of all abilities are welcome.

If your child has difficulty sitting thorugh one of our other storytimes, this program of stories, songs, and activites might be just what you are looking for.

Art in the Afternoon

Monday, December 17, 2018 – 3:30 PM

Unleash your inner artist. Drop in to create a seasonal masterpiece  that will be displayed on the wall in kids’ zone.
Ages 12 and under.

PJ Story Time

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 – 2:30 PM

Join us for Pajama Storytime! Share special moments with your child through stories, crafts and more.

Art Studio

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 – 3:30 PM

Drop-In and discover your inner artist with one of our guided projects.

Color-Rama! Coloring Circle

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 – 4:00 PM

Location: The Lab

Explore different media of art while unwinding after school with an art activity.

Baby Time

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – 11:00 AM

 Babies and their parents or caregivers are invited to read, sing and grow in this weekly story time. This program is geared toward babies 0 – 36 months with an accompanying adult. This is the perfect time for families to bond with their child/children.

Color Me Mine

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – 3:30 PM

Travel to a world of relaxation for kids. Lose yourself in patterns, curved flowers or even runaway stems. Color yourself Happy in our kids’ coloring circle.

Adult Coloring Circle

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – 4:00 PM

Location: Ringering Room

Drop in and unwind. Enjoy coloring and making new friends. All materials provided.

Movie Night for Adults

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – 6:30 PM

Locaiton: Ringering Room

Join us as we watch a newly released movie.

Toddler Art

Thursday, December 20, 2018 – 11:00 AM

Bring out your inner Picasso through art projects and more! Some art projects may involve painting.

Ages: 3yrs-5yrs

ALL DAY Holiday Films

Thursday, December 20, 2018 – 11:00 AM

Join us for an ALL DAY showing of Holiday Movies starting at 11:00 am

All Ages Welcome

Location: Ringerring Room

U-Pick Teen Holiday Movies

Thursday, December 20, 2018 – 3:00 PM

Location: The Lab

Get in the holiday spirit with a marathon of movies. Teens get to choose from an assortment of titles rated PG-13 or lower.

Drawing Theory

Thursday, December 20, 2018 – 3:30 PM

Do you enjoy Drawing and Sketching? learn how to draw your favorite animations and more.


Friday, December 21, 2018 – 10:00 AM

ALL DAY Movie Showing: “A Christmas Story”

All ages Welcome

Location: Ringerring Room

Teen Game Day

Friday, December 21, 2018 – 3:00 PM

Location: The Lab

Show off your competitive side with your friends! From board games to video games, there will be plenty of fun!

Comic Creations

Friday, December 21, 2018 – 3:30 PM

Be inspired to become a graphic Comic Creator! Each week explore way to create comic strips, books graphic and more!

Library is Closed – Christmas Eve

Monday, December 24, 2018 (All day)

Library is Closed – Christmas

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 (All day)

Drop-In Art Day

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 – 12:30 PM

Drop-In kids’ zone today to Explore & Create something special.