Calendar of Events

Strings Galore

The Beverly branch library, 1962 W. 95th St., will host an afternoon performance of Strings Galore presented by the Ostrega Uhl Project on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

The performance with violin, piano and harp is perfect for music lovers of all ages.

For more information, call (312) 747-9673 or visit

Blue Island Library

The Blue Island Library, 2433 York St., will host the following events at the library unless otherwise noted:


New Year, New You: Mindfulness and Meditation, Mondays Jan. 3, 10, 24, and 31, 2022 at 2 p.m. on Zoom.

Join Gina Slager for this four-week guided meditation series focusing on mindfulness.

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Blue Island Bookworms will discuss “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson on Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m.

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Open Mic, Thursday, Jan. 6, at 6 p.m. Share music with peers in this relaxed atmosphere.

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Twisted Stitch Craft Club, Sunday, Jan. 9, at 2 p.m. at the library and on Zoom.

Join fellow fiber artists for tea, fiber arts tips and project sharing.

Young Adult

Makeup Toolkit Cleanup, Thursday, Jan. 6, 4 p.m. Disinfect your brushes and sponges after the holidays.

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Yearly Mind Mapping, Monday Jan. 10, at 3 p.m.

Mind mapping is an easy visual way to organize your goals and ideas.


Sunday Lego League, every Sunday starting Jan. 9, at 2 p.m.

Create with Legos and share master builder skills with fellow Lego lovers.

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Paper Craft 3D Model Templates, every other Wednesday starting Jan. 5, at 6:30 p.m.

Make a 3D paper template including Pokemon, animals, and more.

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Hot Chocolate Day, Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 6:30 p.m.

Join Mrs. Viviana and enjoy some delicious hot chocolate.

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Wind Chime Crafts, Monday, Jan. 10, at 6 p.m. on Facebook.

Make colorful wind chimes to hang near a window or in a room.

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Paper Roll Bird Feeder, Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m.

Create a bird feeder from items on hand at home.

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