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Science Club for Homeschool Families & More at the Library This Week

Science Club for Homeschool Families
The Science Club for Homeschool Families meets Monday. (Photo: PFPL)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A shorter listing of events at the Park Forest Public Library this week with Thanksgiving on Thursday, but a full week nonetheless. Check out the Science Club for Homeschool Families on Monday.

There are other events too 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.

The Library will be closed Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after.,

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:

Friends of the Library Book Discussion

Monday, November 25, 2019 – 12:00 PM

Location: Ringering Room

The Friends of the Library Book Club meets at 12:00 pm on the fourth Monday of each month (excluding December). The Friends of the Library Book Club is hosted by the Friends of the Library.

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Monday, November 25, 2019 – 1:00 PM

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

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TEEN Maker Monday

Monday, November 25, 2019 – 3:30 PM

Explore your inner artist with a few simple tools. 

All Materials Provided

Location: The Lab

Art Studio

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 – 3:30 PM

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


Tuesday, November 26, 2019 – 5:00 PM

Sensory Friendly Movies provide families with varying abilities the opportunity to enjoy a family film where kids can be kids in a safe and accepting environment.

Walk Around! Enjoy a Snack!


Location: Ringering Room

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Library is Closed – Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28, 2019 (All day)

Library is Closed

Friday, November 29, 2019 (All day)

There are no events scheduled for Saturday or Sunday, November 30 and December 1, respectively.