Fall 2015

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

Adult Summer Reading Program -- Deadline Extended!

Until August 31, you can still bring in your Adult Services Summer Reading Log, receive a prize and enter our grand prize raffle.  Also, you can still bring a picture of your local hero, and you will be entered in a special raffle for an extra prize. Raffles will be drawn at the end of the month.

Monthly 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! The club is meeting on the third Wednesday of the month at 6pm, but drop in when you can!  Registration required: 708.926.7024

September Computer Classes

The September computer class schedule is now available. Contact 708.926.7024 to register. (Limit 2 classes per patron.)  Registration for all fall computer classes will start at the end of August.

Additional Fall Programs

Niagara Falls. . . but You Don't Have To!  Preventing Falls
Wed, September 23 at 7pm

WGN Radio Legends at Alsip Library: Steve and Johnnie
Wed, September 30 at 7pm

Chicago's 1893 Columbian Exposition (and Palm Reading!)
Wed, October 14 at 6pm

Holiday Gift Giving Craft Programs
-Corn Husk Craft - Wed, October 28 at 7pm
-Up-Cycle Newspaper - Wed, November 11 at 7pm
-Arm Knitting - Wed, December 2 at 6pm

For each craft program, the first 30 Alsip-Merrionette Park Library cardholders have priority; others will be placed on a waiting list.

Holiday Food and Toy Drive
Mon, November 16 through Thurs, Dec 19

Monthly Book Discussion Group

The Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm.  To register, please contact the Adult Services Department at 708.926.7024.

Books are usually 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.