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New Life for Old Bags
Saturday, July 14    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — Help turn plastic shopping bags into sleeping mats for the homeless. For more information contact Ceil Carey at or 708-846-1704. No Registration Required.

Teen Movie
Monday, July 16    1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Kids & Teens — Free movie targeted to teens, but open to all ages. T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk. Rated PG-13. Refreshments served.

Abe Lincoln's Hat
Wednesday, July 18    2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. OR 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Kids — Join us as guest reader The Honorable Stephen L. Krentz shares a story about Abraham Lincoln. You'll learn about the personality and adventures of President Lincoln and get a chance to talk to Judge Krentz about history, law, and reading. For independent students entering grades 1-6. Registration required.

Wednesday Night Book Group
Wednesday, July 18    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — Get together with other readers for an interesting discussion. "Swans of Fifth Avenue" by Melanie Benjamin will be discussed. The book for August, "Camino Island" by John Grisham will be available at the Check-Out Desk. Newcomers are welcome any time.

Discover What's Yours
Thursday, July 19    12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adults — The Illinois State Treasurer's Office connects people with their cash and other assets through the I-Cash Program. Stop by the Library to meet with a representative who will conduct a search for you. No Registration Required.

Knit and Crochet Group
Thursday, July 19    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adults — This informal group works on their own projects, discusses types and colors of yarns, and helps each other with new or tricky patterns. They love to watch each other's projects develop. Participants bring their own supplies. They invite you to stop by and "yarn" awhile. No registration required.

Drop-In Job Search and Résumé Help
Thursday, July 19    2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Adults and Teens — An Illinois WorkNet representative will be available to answer your job search questions and provide résumé assistance. Location: Study Room B.

Free Movie for Kids
Thursday, July 19    1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Kids — Come join us as we sing along to one of your favorite movies. The lyrics will be projected, so be prepared to sing! Feel free to wear your Frozen costume. Rated PG. All ages, children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Free refreshments served. No registration required. Attendance is limited to the first 80 people.

Essential Oils Workshop
Monday, July 23    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults — If you're new or fairly new to essential oils, this is the workshop for you! Learn about them, including how they're made. The workshop will cover the top ten most common oils and how to use them and enjoy them safely. You'll get to smell and experience oils and come away with good information to get started using essential oils. Registration Requested.

Dog Days of Summer
Wednesday, July 25    6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Kids — Come sit with a certified therapy dog and practice reading aloud. Bring a book along or choose one of ours. When you sign up you’ll register for a 15-minute time slot. For independent students entering grades 1-9 only. Parents and younger siblings may wait in the Kids’ Library during the program. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

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