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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.


Mondays & Wednesdays, 7/22 - 9/22
from 5 - 6pm

Would you like to take part in the Stickney-Forest View Lions "Run For Hope" 5K on Sunday, 9/22, but need motivation to get off the couch? 

Beginning Monday, 7/22, this nine-week program for beginners will use a run/walk/run interval training program, meeting Mondays and Wednesdays at the Library at 5pm for group training. (With the third workout each week done on your own, Friday or Saturday).

Come wearing workout clothes and gym shoes.
Participants will need to fill out a waiver form to be able to take part in the group runs.  

The fifth annual Stickney-Forest View Lions Run For Hope 5K will be Sunday, 9/22 at 8am.
Call us at 708-749-1050 with any questions.


Writers' Group[image - portrait of storyteller and writer Margaret Burk)
Saturday, 8/17 at 11am 

Stories connect us. Bring a piece of your writing to share, and get feedback. All types of writing welcomed and encouraged.

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

SFVPLD's Writers' Group meets the third Saturday of the month.  
Check out our Writers' Corner page.


Medicare 101
Saturday, 8/24 at 11am
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Medicare can be confusing. 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.
7/20 at 1pm 

8/24 at 11am


North Clinic Seniors Book Club
Friday, 8/23 at noon 

Join us for a discussion of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. 

Pick up a copy at the North Clinic (see Jewel Sinople) or at the Library.

Questions? Call us at 708-749-1050 x120.



Office Excel: Tips & Tricks
Monday, 9/9 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.


Saturday Fit Club[image - PiYo poster]
9/7, 9/21, 9/28 at 10am
9/14 at 11am*

Beachbody Coach Diane Whiston will lead two 20-minute workouts back-to-back each week, from THE 20s® Team Challenge, a variety of fitness routines to keep your heart rate pumping in an effective 40 minutes of barre basics, cardio, core workouts and more.

* 9/14 is at a later time due to room availability.

Register for one or more dates below or call 708-749-1050 x120. 
Walk-ins welcome! 

9/7 (at 10am)       

9/14 (at 11am)       

9/21 (at 10am)     

9/28 (at 10am)


Computer Basics at the North Clinic
Monday, 9/9 from noon - 1pm

It’s never too late to learn how to use a computer. Designed with the novice in mind, Computer Basics will cover how to use computers as an absolute beginner. This class will cover the basics of how to navigate the Internet, including how to visit specific websites and search for specific topics using search engines. Lastly, this course will briefly go over Microsoft Word, the most popular program used to create documents such as letters and the like today.

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


Chair Yoga
Thursday, 9/12 at 1pm
Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to boost your energy and get your joints moving. This gentle form of yoga consists of simple movements to strengthen and stretch the whole body all while seated in a chair.
Register here or call 708-749-1050.


Second Saturday Cinema: The Goonies (1985)
Saturday, 9/14 at 2pm

Old-fashioned yarn about a band of adventurous kids who take on the might of a property developing company which plans to destroy their home to build a country club. When the children discover an old pirate map in the attic, they follow it into an underground cavern in search of lost treasure but come up against plenty of dangerous obstacles along the way.

Enjoy some popcorn and a movie at the Library!



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 4G/LTE mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, which adult SFV Library cardholders may borrow to take home the Internet. Visit the Circulation Desk to be put on the wait list (they are popular! Usually a hotspot becomes available after a week or two).

For more information, including a video tutorial, view our 4G/LTE Hotspot Guide to Operation.

Read our Wi-Fi Hotspot Policy here.

Check availability or place a hold (returning hotspot borrowers only) through our catalog.


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