Calendar of Events

Blue Island Library

Identifying Online Scams will be offered by the Blue Island Public Library on Tuesday, July 14, at 11 a.m.

Learn how to identify phishing and online scams in today’s constantly evolving digital world.

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Scan, Organize, Keep: How to Save and Store Your Photos, will be offered on Tuesday, July 14, at 6 p.m.

Learn how to preserve and store photographs, documents and memories both physically and digitally.

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“Remembering Marshall Field’s” will be held on Tuesday, July 21, at 6 p.m.

Relive the glory days of Marshall Field’s department store with award-winning actress and historian Leslie Goddard as she regales the audience with fascinating tales from the store’s 154-year history.

For more information, call (708) 388-1078 or visit the website at

Oak Lawn Library

The following programs will be hosted virtually by the Oak Lawn Library:

How to Draw Dragons, for ages 7-12, on Monday, July 13, from 3 to 4 p.m., led by Christine Thornton of Hello Art Studio. Online registration begins 10 days before the event.

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Imagine Your Story in the Stars, for all ages, on Thursday, July 16, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Many cultures have origin myths for constellations. Participants will hear a few of the stories, learn where to look for constellations, create a constellation and learn about light pollution.

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Take a break from the heat and enjoy some seasonal jazz tunes of summer and sunshine with Petra van Nuis on Sunday, July 12, at 3 p.m.

Registration is required.

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Ancestry, Library Edition, Heritage Quest and the Chicago Tribune (coverage beginning in 1849) can help with research on family history.

Log into your family search account through the library, and utilize 30 percent more search results than by accessing the same resource outside of the library portal.

For more information or to register, call (708) 422-4990 or visit the website at

Art Exhibit

The Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists is hosting an online exhibit of artwork created by its members including “Bee,” by local artist Robert Workman.

To view the exhibit, visit the website at