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Events

April 2024

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Apr20
11:30 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

Join us as we read and bring intention to small actions.  We will be discussing From Dust to Stardust by Kathleen Rooney

Apr22
11:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

"DIY" SPRING TOPIARY TREE KIT

-Pick up begins at 11:00AM on April 22nd-

Celebrate EARTH DAY while adding a little spring vibe to your home decor.

This simple DIY Topiary Tree is perfect to display on your bookshelf, living room mantle, coffee table and more.

 All materials provided.

***PLEASE NOTE: Craft supplies will differ from promotional image****

***Kits will be available on a FIRST COME.FIRST SERVED. While supplies last. ***

Apr22
11:00 am - 6:45 pm MDT
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

Earth Day Giveaway for Kids

- Available on Monday, Aprill 22 during library hours on a first come, first served basis.

Celebrate our planet this Earth Day with a special surprise giveaway for kids! For more information, contact Miss Nikki at (708) 748-3731 ext 234.

No registration required--WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

Apr22
11:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT

Join us in discussing our April book pick: The Invisible Hour by Alice Hoffman

Apr23
9:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
11 spots available
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

Nature's Gentle Tai Chi Gong with Brian Thompson

        - Available In-Person @ 9:00 AM-

Join Brain Thompson, Founder/ Wellness Innovator Speaker/ Healer of BNEW4LIFE LLC as he demonstrates and lead participants in breathing, relaxation, self-calming and gentle movement techniques. These methods help address pandemic related stress, release pain and improve quality of life. Calming music will accompany the natural environment.
Tai chi is a system of movements and positions believed to have developed in 12th Century China. Tai chi techniques aim to address the body and mind as an interconnected system and are traditionally believed to have mental and physical health benefits.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON APRIL 16, 2024
Apr23
10:00 am - 10:15 am MDT

Stop by Patron Services beginning at 10am on Tuesdays and choose a warm beverage....While Supplies Last! One cup per person.

Apr23
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm MDT
19 spots available
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

Prairie Programs: Coyote Call

- Join us in the Ringering Room on Tuesday, April 23 @ 4:00pm.

Join us for an informative presentation all about Coyotes from Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie! Coyotes live around us, but we seldom see them. Learn how to spot the signs they leave behind, find out what they like to eat, and discover how coyotes communicate during this informative session. You'll even have the chance to feel a real coyote pelt! Learn how to act and if you ever encounter a coyote up close. Registration for this event is required. For more information, contact Miss Nikki at (708) 748-3731 ext 234.

* Adults are welcome to attend

Registration will open on March 25.

Apr24
11:30 am - 12:30 pm MDT
35 spots available
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

Chair Yoga with Arlene Santiago

- Join us in-person every Wednesday @ 11:30am! (Unless otherwise noted on our calendar.)

Join us on designated days for an interactive, instructional Chair Yoga session through Zoom with fan-favorite instructor Arlene Santiago. Yoga has been shown to improve overall health when practiced regularly. As with many forms of exercise, it can be modified for people of varying abilities. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting on a chair or standing on the ground while using the chair for support. It is beneficial if you have limited mobility or if you want to practice yoga while at work. Registration for this event is required! Patrons who sign up are registered for classes for the entire month. 

*PLEASE NOTE: Participants must sign the waiver below prior to participating. Participants must be registered to attend.

WAIVER: https://app.waiversign.com/doc/5aa08440a7a14365b71fbd2c

Join us live on ZOOM! Click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89514250231?pwd=ekU5OEtKdmxQZXN4cnhBTVpjeG5LUT09

Meeting ID: 895 1425 0231
Passcode: 199613

Apr24
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

Crafternoons in the Commons

- Join us in the Community Commons from 2:00pm-4:00pm on Wednesdays.

Drop by the Community Commons Area and engage in a variety of activities set specifically to encourage creativity, mindfulness, and community. From coloring to puzzles, there’s sure to be something for everyone to engage in! Geared towards adults. No registration required–just drop in and see what’s in store for you today! For more information contact Kaitlyn at (708) 748-3731 ext. 31

No registration required!

Apr24
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm MDT
Park Forest Public Library 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL US 60466

"DA DOPAMINE PROJECT" with Jae'ln

- Join us in the Kids' Zone on designated Wednesdays from 4:30pm-5:30pm!

Da Dopamine Project is a mental health organization focused on building introspective skills through creative expression. Join our instructor Jae'ln as they show participants how to channel their inner creative with button making, drawing lessons, and more! Registration is required. For more info, contact Miss Nikki or Miss Kaitlyn at (708) 748-3731 ext. 231!

Registration is now open!