Calendar of Events

Evergreen Park Library

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“Let’s Talk Downsizing” will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Downsize to a simple, safe and stress-free environment with the help of Professional Organizer Colleen Klimczak.

The event will be in the library, limit 25, and also simulcast on Zoom.

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“Broadway Melodies,” with professional pianist and vocalist Robyn Vitson, will be held on Friday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., in-library, limit 25, and also simulcast on Zoom.

No food or drink will be served.

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Virtual UNO for grades 1 to 5 will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m. Play UNO with other kids on Zoom. Supply your own deck of UNO cards; only one deck is needed for multiple players from one household.

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“Kawaii Doodles With Miss Millie” will be held on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube channel.

Participants will learn to make fun Kawaii doodles with giant eyes, rounded shapes and simplistic features.

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“Story Walk” at Yukich Fields, 8900 S. Kedzie Ave., will begin Tuesday, Sept. 22, featuring “Fall Mixed Up,” by Bob Raczka.

For more information, call (708) 422-8522 or visit the website at

Oak Lawn Library

Virtual book discussions have returned at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave.

Copies of each title are available four weeks before each discussion.

The Mysteries in the Morning Book Club will discuss “IQ,” by Joe Ide, on Friday, Sept. 18, at 9:30 a.m.

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Virtual trivia on a variety of topics will be held on Fridays, Sept. 18, Oct. 2 and 16, and Nov. 6 and 20, at 6:30 p.m. A smart device is needed to play.

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Programs for children from birth through middle school will remain virtual through the fall of 2020. The schedule will remain flexible in response to the needs of families, schools and community, as well as the health of the staff. Regular listings of new story times, STEM activities and more will appear on the library’s website and Facebook page.

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

Blue Island Library

“Census 2020” will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 12 p.m., at the Blue Island Library, 2433 York St. Laptops, tablets and hotspots will be available as well as information for anyone who still needs to fill out the 2020 Census.

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“Getting Started Organizing Traditional Photos” will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to get started organizing and preserving traditional photos. At the end of the session, participants will know the steps needed to start their own family photo archive.

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“Birdhouse Magnets for Kids” will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, at 3:30 p.m. Participants will design birdhouse magnets to place on a refrigerator or any metal door.

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