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Chair Yoga, Lectures, Toddler Art At the Park Forest Library This Week

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Chair Yoga, Lectures, Toddler Art: There are a number of events on the docket this week at the Library for children of all ages, from infant to elder adult. All event titles below are links that will take you to the PFPL’s page for more information.

These events 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:

Library Was Closed – Veterans’ day

Monday, November 11, 2019 (All day)

Art Studio

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 3:30 PM

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

Chicka-Chicka Baby

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 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.

Chair Yoga

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 11:30 AM

Wednesdays, November 6, 13, 20 Location: Ringering Room

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. In addition to a good stretch, chair yoga participants can also enjoy other health benefits of yoga, including improved muscle tone, better breathing habits, reduction of stress, better sleep, and a sense of well-being.

For additional questions or to be added to the wait list, contact Brittany at 708-748-3731 ext. 21 or at [email protected]

Potpourri of Lectures

Thursday, November 14, 2019 – 10:30 AM

Location: Ringering Room

Join us for coffee and conversation. Here are the list of scheduled Lectures:

  • Nov 14th – “It Was 50 Years Ago Today–The Beatles and the Paul-is-Dead Rumor” presented by Mr. Jerome Julian.
  • Nov. 21st – “Carbon Pricing – What’s In It for You?” presented by Mr. Mike Zanillo, Illinois State Coordinator, Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL).
  • Dec. 5th – “Winston Churchill: A Life Well-Lived” presented by Mr. Daniel Myers, Chief Operating Officer, The Churchill Centre.
  • Dec. 12th – “Traditional Holiday Performance by the South Suburban Dulcimer & Folk Music Society” sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Thursday, November 14, 2019 – 11:00 AM

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

Ages: 3yrs-5yrs


Thursday, November 14, 2019 – 3:30 PM

Need something fun and creative to do? Look no further! POP-IN  kids’ zone each week see what’s happening!

Instant Pot CANCELED

Thursday, November 14, 2019 – 7:00 PM

This cooking demo has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 23. 2020. 

Kids Drop-In Day

Friday, November 15, 2019 – 3:30 PM

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

Life Ripples Book Club

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 12:30 PM

Location: The Lab

Join us as we read and bring intention to small actions.  

“I have begun to think of life as a series of ripples widening out from an original center.” – Seamus Heaney

kids/Teens “GIVING THANKS” Project

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 1:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate being GRATEFUL & THANKFUL! create a NO SEW Pillow that is sure to spice up your home decor’ this season.

All materials provided. while supplies last.

kids/Teen program