Winter 2014 Programs

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

Open Computer Lab: computers, eReaders and more!
Get assistance with computers, eReaders, online job applications and other technology questions at our free Open Lab in the library's meeting room. Get one-on-one assistance; take online classes; work on your own projects; or play games and enjoy free computer time. If you have questions about your own device or laptop, just bring them over! From January through March, Open Lab will be held the first Tuesday from 2-4pm, and the third Thirsday from 6:30-8:30pm. If these times don't work for you, ask for a Tech Tutorial appointment. A librarian will spent 20 minutes with you, and will get you started! Register with the Adult Services Department at 708.926.7024.

Computer Classes
The winter computer class schedule is available on pages 1 and 2 of the library's winter newsletter. Contact the Adult Services Information Desk to sign up: 708.926.7024.

2015 Alsip Library Antiques Show
Wednesday, February 25 at 7pm
Dust off that antique you're storing in the attic and bring it to the library to be appraised by Rex Newell of Rex's Antiques.
Sign up early! The first 40 AMPL cardholders have priority and may bring an item; non-residents are placed on a waiting list. To register, please call the Information Desk at 708.926.7024.

Houdini, His Life & His Legend
with William Pack
The true stories of the world's handcuff king and master magician!
Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm
Registration required: 708.926.7024.

 Divine Chocolate Candy Making
with Sue Peltzer
Wednesday, March 25 at 7pm
Registration required: 708.926.7024

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.

February - Glitter and Glue: a Memoir by Kelly Corrigan
March - I am Malala: the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafszai and Christina Lamb
April - The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
May - The Pink Suit by Mary Nicole Kelby

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 and the summer months.)

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.