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6800 W. 43rd St.
Stickney, IL 60402


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708-749-1050



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Monday - Thursday:
9am - 8pm

Friday - Saturday:
9am - 5pm

Sunday:
Closed

 

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LIBRARY CLOSINGS

Friday, April 27th: closed for staff training 

Monday, Apr. 30th: closed for system upgrades


We will be open Saturday, April 28th
any electronic material, such as hotspots or laptops, due on Friday will be due Saturday instead, and those due on Monday will be due Wednesday, May 2nd instead. 

We apologize for any inconvenience & thank you for your patronage.

 
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PIYO WORKOUT
Saturdays, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28
in the community room


PIYO:  The Muscle-sculpting benefits of Pilates combined with the strength and flexibility regimen of Yoga.  *YOGA MAT REQUIRED*

     April 14    April 21   April 28
Register by clicking on the above dates or call 708-749-1050 x120. 
Walk-ins welcome. 





 

INTRODUCTION TO UNIVERSAL CLASS
 

Thursday, April 26th, 6 pm
 
Are you a Stickney-Forest View Library cardholder looking to learn something new? Universal Class provides online continuing education courses which are available to you free of charge as a library member!  Chose from a wide variety of subjects.  To learn how to access everything Universal Class has to offer, register for our Introduction to Universal Class course today!
 
 April 26
Register by clicking on the above date or call 708-749-1050. 
 

Image of original Elf movie poster. Links to larger version of image.ADULT GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB: MARBLE SEASON by Gilbert Hernandez
Saturday, April 28th, 1pm

Like comics/graphic novels of all shapes, sizes, and genres? If so, come and join us the fourth Saturday of every month for the Stickney-Forest View Public Library’s all-new Adult Graphic Novel Book Club to discuss that month’s pre-selected title! After the third month, suggestions will be taken for future reads! Adults and mature teens are welcome to our discussion, led by Dean Ramos. This month's book will be Marble Season by Gilbert Hernandez.

Pick your copy up at the circulation desk today! We'll see you there!

AL CAPONE AND THE 1933 WORLD'S FAIR
Tuesday, May 1st, 6pm
 
Author William Hazelgrove tells the exciting and sprawling history behind the 1933 World's Fair. It's a story of Chicago fighting the hold that organized crime had on the city to be able to put on the exhibition. Prominent figures in this history include the Secret Six, Al Capone, Sally Rand, Rufus and Charles Dawes, and Chicago mayors William Thompson and Anton Cermak. 
 
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050.  Walk-ins welcome.
 

2018 BLOCK PARTY - SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, June 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 
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The 2018 Summer Reading Drive will kick off with our annual summer block party on Saturday, June 2nd, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The theme this year is Libraries Rock!  The Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team will be returning, as will the petting zoo, Chick-Fil-A, and Raising Cane’s. And Usborne will host a book fair benefitting the library. We will also have our block party photo booth, a Friends of the Library booksale and a bake sale.

So save the date and come out and register for our adult, teen, and youth summer reading drives.
 

ADULT BOOK CLUB
Monday, June 4th, 7:00pm 

The Last Tudor
by Philippa Gregory



Everyone is invited to join our book discussions.

The Last Tudor reimagines the life of Lady Jane Grey, her sisters and the Tudor queens Mary and Elizabeth.  Lies, treason, a secret marriage, imprisonment!



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.


 

CORE DE FORCE
Saturdays, 10 am:
May 5th, 12th, 19th
June 9th, 16th, 23rd
(no sessions on 5/26 or 6/2)

Core De Force:  The workout that combines mixed martial arts and boxing, designed to sculpt inches off your waist.  Diane Whiston, Independent Beachbody Coach, leads the Core De Force workout to get you in shape for summer.  No equipment necessary.  (Dress in workout clothes.)  

Click on dates to register:
May 5    May 12    May 19    June 9   June 16    June 23

Questions? Call 708-749-1050.


 

Image of original Elf movie poster. Links to larger version of image.SECOND SATURDAY CINEMA:
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (2017)
Saturday, May 12th, 2pm

A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. When an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks, the world's greatest detective -- Hercule Poirot -- arrives to interrogate all passengers and search for clues before the killer can strike again.

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

RTA GROUP TRANSIT ORIENTATION PRESENTATION
Thursday, May 24th, 6:00pm
 
Accessible Metra, Pace and CTA buses and trains are easy to use and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) would love to show you how! It is important that older adults and people with disabilities stay informed about accessible public transportation options to get to appointments, maintain social connections, and enjoy independent travel!
 
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050.
 

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.
 
 
 

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