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Adult Summer Reading Program

06/17/2024 @ 9:00am - 07/31/2024 @ 5:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration 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 - 07/31/2024 @ 5:00pm
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age, Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age, Teens
Registration 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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Youth, Elementary Age, Teens, Everyone
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

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance, History
Registration 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!

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Elementary Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary Age
Program Type: Art, Craft
Registration 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

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
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.
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.
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

10:30am - 11:00am
Preschool
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

2:00pm - 3:45pm
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
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

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration 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

11:30am - 1:00pm
Youth, Elementary Age, Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary Age, Teens
Program Type: Art, Craft
Registration 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

11:00am - 12:30pm
Youth, Elementary Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Amy Jarrett Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary Age
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M.
Registration 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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration 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

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Captain Zork's Outer Space Adventure

2:00pm - 3:15pm
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
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

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Room: Founders Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Art" group.

Adult Coloring Pages

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Program Type: Art
Registration 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

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Everyone
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

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Everyone
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

8:30pm - 9:00pm
Toddlers, Preschool
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Take & Make Crafts
Registration 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

8:30pm - 9:00pm
Elementary Age, Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Elementary Age, Teens
Program Type: Take & Make Crafts
Registration 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
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Prairie Trails Public Library
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Other
Registration 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

11:00am - 11:45am
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary Age
Registration
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.
Registration 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.