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Submit your writing and artwork!

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Adult Summer Reading Program
June 2 - August 2, 2019
The program's raffle deadline is 5pm on Friday, 8/2!!
Write down the titles that you read on your Reading Log in the Adult Summer Reading Log Book, kept at the Reference Desk. Each title logged earns you a raffle entry. Participants must log at least one title to be entered in the raffle. Winners' names will be drawn and announced at the Summer Reading Final Party on August 3rd. Winners need not be present to win, but we hope you join us for the party!

You may also use our online form to log your Summer Reading titles. Only entries submitted between June 2nd and August 2nd will be eligible.

Visit the Reference Desk, email or call to sign up. Questions? Email or call 708-749-1050 x120

Summer Reading Final Party
Saturday, 8/3 from 1 - 3pm
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Join us at our 2019 Summer Reading Final Party featuring a performance by the Royale Polynesian Review!

Our Summer Reading Program (adult) prize winners will be announced after the show!
Register here to ensure that we will be able to provide enough refreshments for everyone.



Adult Readers Book Club
Monday, 6/24 at 7pm 

Join us for a discussion of Tangerine by Christine Mangan. This is the last meeting of the summer until we reconvene in September. Spoiler alert: There will be treats at our next meeting!

Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk. Library eBooks are available through Libby (a new app from OverDrive).

Register here or call us at 708-749-1050 x120.



North Clinic Tech Help
Monday, 7/8 at noon
Monday, 8/12 at noon


Need help with your cell phone? Need computer help? Stop by the North Stickney Clinic the second Monday of every month starting Monday, June 10th between noon and 1pm where there will be a Reference Librarian from the Stickney-Forest View Public Library to assist you with your cell phone, computer, or any of your general technology needs.

The North Stickney Clinic is located at 6721 W. 40th St. No appointment necessary.


Medicare 101
Saturday, 7/6 at 11am
Saturday, 7/20 at 1pm

[image - A licensed Medicare agent will be here to answer your questions about Medicare, such as:

  • What is Medicare and who is eligible to apply for it?
  • The distinctions of Medicare A, B, C, and D
  • Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage
  • Supplement plans vs. Medicare Advantage plans
  • Medicare D: prescription drugs explained.

Choose a date below to register or call 708-749-1050 x120.
7/6 at 11am
7/20 at 1pm             


Basic Word Processing
Wednesday, 7/10 at 1:30 pm
[image - illustration of a laptop computer]In this beginner class we will practice creating, formatting and saving documents with the Microsoft Word program. Get more familiar with what this program can do. Bring your laptop or use one of our own.
Register here or call 708-749-1050.


Sketchbook Art Class

Wednesdays, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, & 7/31 at 6pm

[image - ink sketch of a house by Lois Hrejsa]For adults and teens.
Improve your drawing techniques! Learn to sketch! We will be working with pencil and/or pen to achieve a three-dimensional effect. Value, perspective and composition will be explored. Those with drawing experience will be encouraged to try colored pencils and other drawing materials. Feel free to attend multiple sessions. 

Bring a sketchbook and photo references if you have them, the Library has limited supplies.

The class will be led by Lois Hrejsa, graduate of the American Academy of Art where she also taught for 18 years. She currently teaches drawing and watercolor classes at the Log Cabin Center for the Arts in Palos Park.

You can register for dates below or call 708-749-1050 x120.
Register for one or more sessions by clicking a date below. 



Office Excel: Tips & Tricks
Wednesday, 7/15 at 6:30pm

[image - Excel logo]Create basic spreadsheets and use common formulas and functions in Excel. Bring your laptop or use one of ours. Register here or call 708-749-1050.


For What It's Worth: An Antique picture of Mark MoranAppraisal Event
Saturday, 8/31 from 11am - 2pm

Antiques expert Mark Moran will be back at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library one final time for an antique and collectibles appraisal event before he retires! Expert appraiser Mark Moran is the co-author of over 25 books on collectibles and antiques, including the 800-page annual Warman's Antiques & Collectibles, now in its 45th edition. He specializes in art, Americana, and fine art, and has been on television antique shows. 
Want to have an item appraised by an expert?
You must register either in person or by phone at 708-749-1050 x120. 


Want to come and just watch?
Please register online

Click here to view  a list of acceptable items to have appraised. Registration is limited to one item per person. For more information and to register, call 708-749-1050 x100.



Take Home the Internet
Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending

[image - photo of a mobile internet hotspot by Netgear and Sprint]No Internet at home? We have updated our 4G/LTE mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, allowing adult SFV Library cardholders 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 through our catalog.


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Stickney-Forest View Public Library District       6800 W. 43rd St, Stickney, IL 60402