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Far from Home Is Near to Home This Week at the Library

Tom Holland as Spider-Man Far From Home
Tom Holland is Spider-Man Far From Home this week at the Park Forest Public Library. (Promo Photo: Sony Pictures)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- It’s Spider-Man Far From Home this week at the Park Forest Public Library. Teens and adults are welcome to attend the Tuesday afternoon flick.

There are a number of other 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:


Monday, November 18, 2019 – 1:00 PM

 Home School Science Club aims to increase interest in science by engaging participants with fun, hands-on activites that build curiosity and encourage teamwork.

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TEEN Maker Monday

Monday, November 18, 2019 – 3:30 PM

Explore your inner artist with a few simple tools. 

All Materials Provided

Location: The Lab

Family Movie Night

Monday, November 18, 2019 – 6:30 PM

Now Showing: Toy Story 4

All Ages Welcome to attend

Teen Tuesday Cinema

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – 3:00 PM


Now Showing: SPIDER-MAN Far from Home

Rated: PG-13, running time: 2hrs 9mins

Teens and Adults are welcome to attend.

Art Studio

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – 3:30 PM

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

Chicka-Chicka Baby

Wednesday, November 20, 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. 

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Chair Yoga

Wednesday, November 20, 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.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – 3:30 PM

Enjoy the delicious art of cookie decorating. Jump Start your Holiday with a tasty treat.

All supplies provided. While supplies last.

Location: Ringering Room

Mindful Living: Guided Meditation

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – 6:30 PM

Wednesday, November 20- 6:30pm

Location: Ringering Room

 Meditation can remove stress and replace it with a dose of inner peace. 

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Thursday, November 21, 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 21, 2019 – 3:30 PM

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

Park Forest Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, November 21, 2019 – 7:30 PM

Location: Ringering Room

The Park Forest Public Library Board of Trustees is elected to set policies and oversee the operation of the Library. Trustees receive no payment for their service. The meetings are open to the public. 

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The Great Courses

Friday, November 22, 2019 – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

The Great Courses: Art Across the Ages

kids DIY Day

Friday, November 22, 2019 – 3:30 PM

Jump Start the weekend with a creative project!

All materials provided. While supplies last.

Kids Drop-In Day

Friday, November 22, 2019 – 3:30 PM

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

Setting the Perfect Holiday Table

Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 11:30 AM

Saturday, November 23-11:30AM

Location: Ringering Room

From preferred color palettes to centerpiece placement, come learn tips for setting the perfect table. 

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Christmas at the White House: A History in Story and Song

Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 1:00 PM

Saturday, November 23- 1:00pm

Location: Ringering Room

Jenny Riddle is back by popular demand. 

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Remember, this is your Library. Come make it your own and offer what you can to help.