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PUBLIC NOTICE

The General Meeting of the Stickney-Forest View Public Library District Board of Trustees has been rescheduled from Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 7:00pm to Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:00pm.

All members of the public are invited to attend, and if there are questions or concerns, please contact Director Heather Shlah or Business Manager, Joanne Chavez Buchanan at 708 749-1050 ext 150. Please notify the Library 24 hours in advance of the meeting, if any special needs accommodations need to be considered.

 

READY FOR PHASE III
 
We are just about finished with Phase I and Phase II, which are the Main Room and the AV and Quiet Reading Room. We had our soft re-opening of those spaces on Wednesday, March 1st. There are still a few things that need to be tweaked, but you are welcome to stop in and check out the new Circulation, Reference, and adult collection spaces. 
The lower level (basement) and Community Room will be unavailable during Phase III.

Click here for more information & pictures! 

 
 
 


1960s TV MEMORIES
Thursday, March 30th, 6:00 pm
 
Join Steve Cooper as he introduces rare film and video clips with fascinating behind the scenes stories. Enjoy original theme songs and opening clips from the Patty Duke Show, I Dream of Jeanie, Bewitched, My Three Sons, and more. Rare video clips from the 1960s include: The Beatles at Shea Stadium LIVE, Hullabaloo & Shindig, The Young Rascals, a very young Barbra Streisand, Peter, Paul & Mary, and many more. Steve will also play some TV themes on his trumpet and will take audience requests!
 
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050.
 


Image of original Elf movie poster. Links to larger version of image.SECOND SATURDAY CINEMA:
THE LEGEND OF TARZAN (2016)
Saturday, April 8th, 2pm

Years after leaving the jungle and settling down with his wife Jane (Margot Robbie) in London, Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) is forced to return to the Congo in order to act as a trade representative for England. However, he soon clashes with a greedy Belgian captain (Christoph Waltz) who has sinister plans for his old home. David Yates directed this adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic tales. Samuel L. Jackson, Djimon Hounsou, John Hurt, and Jim Broadbent co-star.

Enjoy some popcorn and a movie the second Saturday of every month at the library!


WRITERS GROUP
Saturday, April 15th, 11am


For all aspiring writers:  Need some inspiration?  Do you want feedback on your work?  All types of writing welcome.  For adults and mature teens.  Questions? Call 708-749-1050 x 100.


 



AMERICAN CHARACTERS IN STORY AND SONG
Saturday, April 15th, 1:00 PM
 
A program of folk tales, songs, and literature that illustrate great American stories, presented in two parts:  Local equity actor Henry Odum and his wife Kara Chandler present 19th and 20th century characters; followed by local actor/producer Kevin Bry who will perform and explore Hemingway's Nick Adams Stories.  

Come enjoy this family-friendly program in honor of National Library Week! Refreshments will be served. 

Register here.  Walk-ins welcome.

 


GARDENING FOR BUTTERFLIES & HUMMINGBIRDS
Tuesday, April 18th, 6pm
 
One of the joys of gardening is watching butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators visit your flowers. In this program presented by Nina Koziol (long-time garden writer for the Chicago Tribune, Chicagoland Gardening and other magazines as well as adjunct faculty at the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Morton Arboretum) you’ll discover plants that provide nectar and seeds and hosts plants for these winged wonders.
 
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050.
 


                                            
COOKBOOK BOOK CLUB
Thursday, April 20th, 6 pm
 
Cookbook Book Club normally meets on the second Thursday every month. In April we will be meeting the third Thursday, April 20th. Stop in and pick up a copy of the April cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey by Ina Garten.  Try some recipes at home, and choose one to prepare for the meeting. On the day of the meeting, bring your dish to share, taste what others have brought, and share your experience with the cookbook. Teens ages 16+ are welcome to take part.

Email reference@sfvpld.org for more info, or click here to register. 


 
 


Picture of The bookADULT BOOK CLUB
Monday, April 24th, 7:00pm 

Leave Me
by Gayle Forman


Everyone is invited to join our book discussions. Pick up a copy at the circulation desk, or call Sonia  708-749-1050 x100; reppes@sfvpld.org

Learn more about the Adult Book Club here.




 


LincolnHOW MONEY WORKS
Tuesday, April 25th, 6pm


Join us for a complimentary financial workshop for Money Smart Week. In this workshop, you will learn about the three different savings accounts you need, ways to reduce debt, retirement savings strategies, the power of compounding interest, the high cost of waiting to save and more!

You can register here or call 708-749-1050 x100


 

TAKE HOME THE INTERNET
Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending
No internet at home? We have updated our 4G/LTE mobile wi-fi hotspots, allowing you to take home the internet. Visit the Circulation Desk to sign up.
 
For more information, including our new mobile hotspot video tutorial, view our 4G/LTE Hotspot Guide to Operation
 
 
Check availability or place a hold in our catalog.
 
 


 
ACCESSING AND MANAGING YOUR
LIBRARY ACCOUNT ONLINE TUTORIAL
 
Do you need help with accessing and managing your library account? This brief online tutorial will show you how to:
  • Log into your library account
  • Make updates to your preferences
  • See what materials you have checked out or have holds on
  • Pay fines online
For additional account assistance, contact the Adult Reference Desk by emailing reference@sfvpld.org or by calling (708) 749-1050, x-120.
 
 
También disponible en español.
 


 
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
 
¿Está interesado en mejorar su inglés con un tutor que habla español? La biblioteca proporciona cursos de inglés, una vez a la semana, en la biblioteca.

Para más información, contacte a Christian Reynoso por email a reynosoc@sfvpld.org o llame al (708) 749-1050 ext 130.

Are you interested in improving your English skills with a Spanish Speaking tutor? The library provides weekly ESL courses in both the library and in the Central Stickney Township Medical Center Clinic.

For more information, contact Christian Reynoso by emailing reynosoc@sfvpld.org or by calling (708) 749-1050 ext 130.
 
 
 


ALLDATA Repair
Library & Educational Version


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Image of Knitty by Nature flier. Links to larger version of image.KNITTY BY NATURE 
Saturdays at 10:00 AM
 
A knitting group for families, kids 6+, teens,  and adults.  All skill levels are welcome and beginners are encouraged to join. 

All materials provided.





 


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