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Adult Winter Reading 2019
Saturday, January 5th - Friday, March 1st
A New year means new books, new ways to read, and new ways to win prizes!  

To participate, read at least two books, including one online book from Biblioboard (use the website or app).

Participants will be entered in a raffle. Get additional raffle entries (up to 20) by reading more books (print or digital), listening to audiobooks, watching booktube videos, and listening to book podcasts.
(Bonus if you are trying a new format for the first time!)

Remember to log your reading activities by the deadline, which is 4:45pm March 1st

Raffle winners will be drawn at the final party on Saturday, March 2nd. Winners need not be present to win, but we hope you join us for the party. Pick up a log at the Reference Desk or download one here. You may also submit entries online here.

Questions? Email or call 708-749-1050 x120.


Introduction to Cypress Resume
Thursday, January 17th, 6pm
Are you a Stickney-Forest View Library cardholder looking to update your resume or create an entirely new one from scratch? If so, Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps. And it is available to you free of charge as a Library member. To learn how to access everything Cypress Resume has to offer, register for our Introduction to Cypress Resume course today!
Register here or call 708-749-1050.


Writers' Group
Saturday, January 19th, 11am

Check out our Writers' Corner page.

Find out how you can upload your writing(s) that will be available within the Library's digital content catalog for all to read! 
Watch this tutorial on how to create your book.

Once you are ready to start uploading/creating your book, go to Pressbooks.                                                           

Do you have a story to tell? Do you need feedback on a piece of writing? Come to SFVPLD's Writers' Group with a piece of writing to share. All types of writing are welcome and encouraged!

Questions? Email: or call 708-749-1050 x120.


Microsoft Office: Excel
Monday, January 21st, 6:30pm

Instruction on how to create basic spreadsheets in Excel. Bring your laptop or use one of ours. Register here or call 708-749-1050.


Adult Readers' Book Club
Monday, January 28th, 7pm
Join us for a discussion of Little Fires Everywhere. A custody battle dramatically divides the town of Shaker Heights. This popular title won the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction 2017.  

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.


Biblioboard logoIntro to Biblioboard
Wednesday, February 6th, 6pm

Explore and learn how you can use Biblioboard, a fun new way to read ebooks and view free content on a range of subjects, which doesn't even require a library card! Biblioboard also has a creator aspect, where you can upload your own ebooks, art, music, or curate a project. 

Come and see what it's all about, and get points for Winter Reading when you use it!

Register here. Walk-ins welcome. Meet in our Instruction Lab.
Call 708-749-1050 x120 to register.

Twilight Zone Lecture Series with Mike Lynn
Thursday, February 7th, 6:30pm
Join us at 6:30pm the first Thursday every month for a viewing of an episode of the classic science fiction anthology series The Twilight Zone followed by a discussion led by Mike Lynn, an Adult Continuing Education instructor at College of DuPage. Learn about the creative elements behind the episode and how they enhanced the message and themes of the episode. Next stop... The Twilight Zone!
Register here for the second lecture and a screening of this month's episode 'One For the Angels' or call 708-749-1050.


Second Saturday Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Saturday, February 9th, 2pm

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse -- Nick's disapproving mother.

Enjoy some popcorn and a movie at the Library!



Saturday, January 19th, 10:00-12:00 pm
A free presentation on the elegibility requirements of becoming a citizen.

An application preparation will be offered on Feb 2nd.  
No registration necessary.


Don't know what to do with that bird's nest of old Christmas lights? Bring them to our Library!

[image - holiday lights]Now through January, we will be a drop-off location for the Lions Club Holiday Lights Recycling Program. We will be collecting all working or non-working mini lights, traditional lights, rope lights, LED lights, & extension cords.

All proceeds will support the Lions of Illinois Foundation which provides programs for the hearing and visually impaired. 

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 through our catalog.

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