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Norman Rockwell Lecture & More This Week at the Park Forest Library

Park Forest Library
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Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Get ready, get set, go to the Park Forest Library this week. The following activities and programs will be offered the week of October 14, 2018:

  • These Are the Days: Old Time Radio Broadcast 
    Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 2:00 PM
    Join us as we turn back the hands of time to when the radio was a leading source of information and entertainment.
  • Story Time Stars
    Monday, October 15, 2018 – 11:00 AM, 
    Rise and Shine! Parents, Jumpstart the day with stories and a craft for your little one. Ages: 12-Under
  • kids’ zone Science Club (Registration Required)
    Monday, October 15, 2018 – 3:00 PM
    ENERGY: Unleash the Potential
  • Monday, October 15, 2018 – 4:00 PM,  kids Art in the Afternoon: Stop by The Lab for a spur-of-the-moment activity!
  • Teen Drop-In Projects: 
    Monday, October 15, 2018 – 4:00 PM
    Stop by The Lab for a spur-of-the-moment activity!
  • Explore This World of Wonder
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 10:30 AM
    Drop into the Explore space and discover something new.
  • Take Charge of Your Health (Registration Required)
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 10:30 AM
    Join this Age Options six-week interactive workshop to help individuals living with ongoing health conditions, learn new skills in self-management. Learn how you can continue to thrive at any age.
  • kids Art Studio
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 3:30 PM
    Drop in and discover your inner artist with one of our guided projects.
  • Color-Rama Coloring Circle
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 4:00 PM
    Explore different media of art while unwinding after school with an art activity.
  • PJ Story Time
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 6:00 PM
    Join us for Pajama Story Time!
    Share special moments with your child through stories, crafts, and more. 
    Ages 12 and under.
  • Baby Time!
    Wednesday, October 17, 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.
  • Color Me Mine
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 3:30 PM
    Travel to a world of relaxation for kids. loose yourself in patterns, curved flowers or even runaway stems. Color yourself Happy in our kids’ coloring circle.
  • Adult Coloring Circle
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 4:00 PM
    Drop in and unwind. Enjoy coloring and making new friends. All materials provided.
  • Teen Drop-In Activities
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 4:00 PM
  • Movie Night for Adults
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 6:30 PM
    Join us as we watch a newly released movie.
  • Potpourri of Lectures
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 10:30 AM
    Join us for coffee and conversation. Here are the list of scheduled Lectures:
    “Norman Rockwell & Saturday Evening Post Centennial” Presenter: Yuan Liang. For a quarter of a century, Mr. Liang has served as a member of the Norman Rockwell Museum’s Illustrator’s Round Table.
  • Toddler Art
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 11:00 AM
    Bring out your inner Picasso through art projects and more… Some projects may involve paint. Ages 3-5.
  • Drawing Theory
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 3:30 PM
    Do you enjoy Drawing and Sketching? learn how to draw your favorite animations and more.
  • Teen Movie
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 4:00 PM
    Take a break after school with a featured film!
  • Park Forest Board of Trustees Meeting
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 6:30 PM
    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.
  • Digital Literacy Workshop: Windows 10 Basics (Registration Required)
    Friday, October 19, 2018 – 11:00 AM
    If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a PC (Personal Computer) with the Windows 10 Operating System.
  • Chad Lewis: Haunted Illinois
    Friday, October 19, 2018 – 3:00 PM
    Join author and expert Chad Lewis to find out about some of Illinois’ strangest legends and folklore.
  • Teen Game Day
    Friday, October 19, 2018 – 3:30 PM
    Show off your competitive side with your friends! From board games to video games, there will be plenty of fun!
  • Ukulele Orchestra Rehearsal (New Members Welcome)
    Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 1:00 PM
    The Library has a Ukulele Orchestra! We are looking for ukulele players from ages 12* to 112 who are well seasoned or just beginners. We also have a few seats open for Kazoo players over age 65. 
    You must have your own instrument to join. We will provide the sheet music and other supplies.

Source for this material: Park Forest Public Library