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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • Bullet Journaling 101
    When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Both Meeting Rooms

    Teens & Adults

    Limit: 50       Length: 1 hour

    What is a bullet journal? It’s an awesome note taking/list making/ground breaking technique that is completely customizable and flexible to your needs! Bullet Journal blogger,Shelby Abrahamsen, will explain this organizational technique to you and even help you with a hands-on page of your own to take home.This program requires additional registration.

     

  • Increase Cash Flow and Proper Debt Management-Class 1
    When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Board Room

    Class 1: Increase Cash Flow and Proper Debt Management:
    It’s not how much you earn, but how much you keep.  Learn about budget building tools and preparing you own personal financial balance sheet.  Understand the importance of an emergency fund and how to set one up.  Save money by properly managing debt.  Learn about the debt roll-up method.  Worksheets will be provided to Learners to follow along in class and provide exercises to implement these strategies at home. 
    This program is sponsored by The Heartland Institute of Financial Education and Stickney Township.
  • Haunted Architecture of Illinois
    When: Thursday, June 29, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    Join lecturer Terry Fisk as he describes some of the creepiest haunted structures in the state, including houses, schools, hospitals, fire stations, bridges, and more! 

  • Craft Corner: Paper Towel Roll Butterflies
    When: Thursday, July 06, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants. Patrons may register up to two guests.

    Make your own butterfly out of recycled paper towel rolls as a decorative piece to display in your home! The library will supply all necessary materials and step-by-step instruction will be provided.

  • Adult Coloring Night
    When: Monday, July 10, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Coloring is a relaxing activity that adults can enjoy, too. Come join us for an evening of coloring and conversation. We provide the coloring pages, colored pencils, and peaceful environment. You sit back, relax, and color!

    This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants. This event is free but advanced registration is required. Patrons may register up to 2 guests. You must be 18+ to attend.

  • You Can Brew It!: Beginning Beer
    When: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    If you are a craft beer enthusiast and have always wondered about home brewing beer, this is the perfect beginners program to get you started. Scott Pointon, award-winning home brewer, discusses the equipment, ingredients, and basic steps to brewing from home as well as provides advice for would-be brew masters, including tips for finding peer-to-peer help, locating useful resources, and more!

  • Craft Corner: DIY Bath Bombs
    When: Monday, July 17, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants. Patrons may register up to two guests.

    Create your own bath bomb to enjoy in the comfort of your home for FREE! The library will supply all necessary materials and step-by-step instruction will be provided. 

  • Wild Prairie Book Club
    When: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Board Room


    Registration is not required. 

  • Antique Appraisial with Rex Newell
    When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 40 PTPLD participants.

    Antique and art expert Rex Newell of Rex’s Antiques will appraise and discuss one item for the first 40 registrants! No firearms, weapons, Oriental, or Native American pieces. Spectators are welcome! 

     

Photo Release Policy
The Prairie Trails Public Library District staff may take photographs of participants, individually or in groups, attending or taking part in library programs and activities. These photographs may appear in future library publications or videos of other patrons or staff without the permission of the person(s) being photographed. If a library patron does not wish himself/herself or he/her child to be photographed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect, or consent will be assumed.

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