Summer 2015

All the programs below require registration. Contact 708.926.7024 for registration or additional information.

Adult Summer Reading Program

June 6 - Adult Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 6 and continues through August 1.  You can still sign up!  Also, bring a picture of your local hero, and you will be entered in a special raffle for an extra prize.

Crochet and Knit Club

Interested in joining a Knit and Crochet Club? Join Blanca Delgado and other like-minded needle enthusiasts for fun activities, sharing of ideas, and a stitching time. All skill levels are welcomed! Our next meeting is July 29 at 7pm. Registration required: 708.926.7024

Tech Tutorials

Need assistance with setting up email, or a Facebook or Google account? Do you need a brief introduction to the use of your eReader, tablet, phone or laptop? Or have other computer questions?  Make an appointment for a quick Tech Tutorial with one of our helpful staff members. You can learn about the library's free eBook or music download programs, accessible with your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card. Contact the Adult Services Department at 708.926.7024, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or stop by the first-floor Information Desk. We will set up a 20-minute appointment to get you started.

Book Discussion Group

The Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm. NEW SCHEDULE: we now meet during the summer months!  To register, please contact the Adult Services Department at 708.926.7024.

June 4 - The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls
July 2 - 11/22/1963 by Stephen King
August 6 - The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Books are available at the Patron Services Desk the month before the discussion.
(Please pick them up more than a week in advance; during the last week before the discussion, the books are returned to their home libraries. Thank you!)

(*Note: Group does not meet during January.)

Society of Lifetime of Readers

Another reading club, the Society of Lifetime Readers, is open to all Library District residents aged 18 and above. No time restraints are placed on you; you can read at your own pace. Prizes are awarded for reading 25, 50, 100, 200, 400 and 800 books. Sign up at the Information Desk.