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Adult Summer Reading Program

06/17/2024 @ 9:00am to 07/31/2024 @ 5:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Registration begins Monday, June 10th                        &nbs...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 968
Event Details:

Registration begins Monday, June 10th           &nb

Youth Services Summer Reading Program "Read. Renew. Repeat."

06/17/2024 @ 9:00am to 07/31/2024 @ 5:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age, Teens
Event Details:

Prairie Trails Public Library District Summer Reading Program 2024 "Read. Renew. Repeat." The Youth Services Department will be having a summer reading program. Please regist...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age, Teens
Required
Seats Remaining: 138
Event Details:

Prairie Trails Public Library District Summer Reading Program 2024

"Read. Renew. Repeat."

This event is in the "Other" group.

Reptile Show

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary Age, Teens, Everyone
Event Details:

Crosstown Exotics return with reptiles and bugs! From literature to your library, Crosstown Exotics reanimates the iconic creatures from the pages of your favorite stories and tale...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Youth, Elementary Age, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Crosstown Exotics return with reptiles and bugs! From literature to your library, Crosstown Exotics reanimates the iconic creatures from the pages of your favorite stories and tales for your next event.

This event is in the "Performance" group.
This event is in the "History" group.

Burnham’s Chicago

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Founders Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Performance, History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Registration is required. Please note that this program will be meeting in person. Join Chicago architect and Director of Works for the1893 Columbian Exposition, Daniel Burnham...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance, History
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Art" group.
This event is in the "Craft" group.

Popsicle Stick Octopus!

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Art, Craft
Age Group:
Elementary Age
Event Details:

A real octopus is super cute, but also sticky and gets ink everywhere. So why not come down to the library instead to bring home an octopus made from wood and foam? To build this s...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary Age
Program Type: Art, Craft
Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

A real octopus is super cute, but also sticky and gets ink everywhere. So why not come down to the library instead to bring home an octopus made from wood and foam?

This event is in the "Movie" group.

New Movie Wednesdays

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Founders Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

No registration required. Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Reference Desk a day or two ahead to find out what we will be sho...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

No registration required.

This event is in the "Movie" group.

Movie Screening: Dune 2 (PG-13, 160 minutes)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Teens, come to the library and relax with a movie! No registration needed. (Room Capacity will be limited)

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Teens, come to the library and relax with a movie!

No registration needed. (Room Capacity will be limited)

This event is in the "Health & Wellness" group.

Stickney Public Health District Nurses Offer FREE Blood Pressure Checks at the Prairie Trails Library

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Nurses from the Stickney Township Department of Public Health will be available to offer free blood pressure screenings. Community members can stop by any time between 9:30 a.m. an...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Nurses from the Stickney Township Department of Public Health will be available to offer free blood pressure screenings. Community members can stop by any time between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to have their blood pressure checked.

This event is in the "Storytime" group.

Sprouts Storytime

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool
Event Details:

Come bring the little “sprouts” to a summer storytime series beginning June 27th and continuing on Thursdays through July! We will read stories, sing songs, and do activities...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Come bring the little “sprouts” to a summer storytime series beginning June 27th and continuing on Thursdays through
July! We will read stories, sing songs, and do activities that celebrate summer and nature!
 

This event is in the "Movie" group.

Movie Screening: Moana (Rated PG, 107 minutes

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
Event Details:

Children of all ages and their families (Any child age 8 or under must have caregiver present) Every Thursday come to the library and relax with a movie! No registration nee...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Children of all ages and their families (Any child age 8 or under must have caregiver present)

This event is in the "Other" group.

Adult Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Founders Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Registration is required. You must be signed up for Summer Reading and have completed at least three squares on your reading log to be eligible to attend. Complete three or more...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Art" group.
This event is in the "Craft" group.

Pop Star Party

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 11:30am - 1:00pm
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Art, Craft
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary Age, Teens
Event Details:

Calling all Pop Stars! Join us for a spectacular themed party that will have you singing, crafting, and dancing the day away! Prairie Trails YS Department is hosting an unforgettab...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary Age, Teens
Program Type: Art, Craft
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Calling all Pop Stars! Join us for a spectacular themed party that will have you singing, crafting, and dancing the day away!

This event is in the "S.T.E.A.M." group.

Snapology: Ninjas

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
S.T.E.A.M.
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary Age
Event Details:

Students will learn about Japanese folklore and will be able to design and build a Japanese Dragon. Japanese Dragons are mythical creatures from Japanese mythology and folklore. Th...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary Age
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M.
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Students will learn about Japanese folklore and will be able to design and build a Japanese Dragon. Japanese Dragons are mythical creatures from Japanese mythology and folklore.

This event is in the "Technology Class" group.

Introduction to Google Drive

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Founders Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This class will cover the TOTALLY FREE            resources you can access with Google. We will discuss what Google Drive is,...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

This class will cover the TOTALLY FREE            resources you can access with Google.

This event is in the "Technology Class" group.

Safe Online Shopping

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Founders Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Registration is required. Please note that this program will be meeting in person. IT professional Victor Chinnaswamy will be presenting a workshop on safe online shopping.&nbs...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Captain Zork's Outer Space Adventure

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Family
Age Group:
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
Event Details:

Captain Zork and the crew of the starship Puppetron blast off to entertain the entire galaxy with an out of this world musical marionette variety show full of warp-powered fun, lau...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
Program Type: Family
Event Details:

Captain Zork and the crew of the starship Puppetron blast off to entertain the entire galaxy with an out of this world musical marionette variety show full of warp-powered fun, laughs, great music, and surprises, featuring the amazing marionettes

This event is in the "History" group.

The History of Motown Records

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Founders Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Registration is required. Please note that this program will be meeting in person. In Detroit in the 1960’s Motown Records produced hits as efficiently as the Ford Motor Compan...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Art" group.

Adult Coloring Pages

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Art
Event Details:

Take home adult coloring packets are still available every month. Please visit the Adult Services department if you would like one

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type: Art
Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Take home adult coloring packets are still available every month. Please visit the Adult Services department if you would like one

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Other" group.

End of Summer Reading Party

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Family, Other
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

No registration required. Celebrate the end of summer reading at the library’s            wrap-up party! Jam with this ye...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Family, Other
Event Details:

No registration required.

This event is in the "Other" group.

Outdoor Game Day

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Please join us for a fun day filled with games played outdoors! We will have a range of games like bean toss, a giant tic-tac-toe, and more for you to enjoy. There will also be a f...

Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Please join us for a fun day filled with games played outdoors! We will have a range of games like bean toss, a giant tic-tac-toe, and more for you to enjoy. There will also be a few prizes for you to win.

This event is in the "Take & Make Crafts" group.

Copy of Take and Make: Baby Chick Craft Kit

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Take & Make Crafts
Age Group:
Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Get crafty this summer with our Baby Chick Craft Kit, available for pick-up at the library! Everything you need is included, making it a hassle-free and enjoyable crafting experien...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Take & Make Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Get crafty this summer with our Baby Chick Craft Kit, available for pick-up at the library! Everything you need is included, making it a hassle-free and enjoyable crafting experience.

This event is in the "Take & Make Crafts" group.

Take and Make: Ceramic Rainbow Box

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Take & Make Crafts
Age Group:
Elementary Age, Teens
Event Details:

A RAINBOW OF POSSIBLITIES: Create a beautiful box to keep your precious trinkets and treasures with this rainbow-shaped craft project. With some bright flashy color and decorative ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Elementary Age, Teens
Program Type: Take & Make Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

A RAINBOW OF POSSIBLITIES: Create a beautiful box to keep your precious trinkets and treasures with this rainbow-shaped craft project.

This event is in the "Other" group.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

All Day
Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Prairie Trails Public Library invites you to join the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program. Open to Prairie Trails Public Library cardholders. To register bring your P...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Prairie Trails Public Library invites you to join the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program.

This event is in the "S.T.E.A.M." group.

LEGO Zone

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:45am
Amy Jarrett Meeting Room at Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type:
S.T.E.A.M.
Age Group:
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
Event Details:

Join us for fun and imaginative LEGO-building! We will provide the LEGO's and you can bring your creative design ideas! All materials must stay in the library, but parents may brin...

Required
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M.
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Join us for fun and imaginative LEGO-building! We will provide the LEGO's and you can bring your creative design ideas! All materials must stay in the library, but parents may bring cameras to capture the creations.