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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • Rule of Rum
    When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    Food historian Cynthia Clampitt shares the reason rum arose where it did and when it did, as well as how pirates got involved. She also explains how rum helped unite the 13 Colonies, why it was one of the issues that led to the American Revolution, how it also led to a revolt in its next home after the Caribbean: Australia, and how it affected culture and history after that.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No registration required.

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Reference Desk a day or two ahead to find out what we will be showing.

  • Chicago's Most Wanted
    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    Learn about Chicago’s most infamous criminals as Laura Enright discusses her book, Chicago’s Most Wanted.You will discover history, trivia, and amusing & amazing facts about the Windy City that will blow you away! Laura will be selling copies of her book after the program.

  • Introduction to Yoga
    When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants. Patrons may register one guest.

    Join certified yoga instructor Marti Anne for this class that's designed especially for first time yoga students! This class consists of learning a series of gentle poses, postures, and positions while calming the body and the mind. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No registration required.

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Reference Desk a day or two ahead to find out what we will be showing.

  • Three Women Artists: A Drawing Workshop
    When: Tuesday, March 06, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 30 PTPLD participants. Patrons may register up to 2 guests.

    Learn about three popular female painters: Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo and Mary Cassatt. Christine will start with a slide show touching upon the lives and art of these three fascinating women. Then you'll choose a reproduction of one of their paintings to copy in colored pencil under Christine's guidance. Beginners welcome!

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No registration required.

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Reference Desk a day or two ahead to find out what we will be showing.

  • Resume Workshop
    When: Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants. Patrons may register one guest.

    With over 20 years of Human Resources experience, Bob Schlacks will discuss what should and should not be on your resume, the five categories of information it must contain, and how to move it to the top of the stack. He will provide successful examples and will be offering one-on-one resume review opportunities at the end of the workshop.

  • Adult Coloring Night
    When: Monday, March 12, 2018 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 2 guests.

    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!

  • Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson
    When: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    Author and historian William Hazelgrove presents a vivid, engaging portrait of the woman who became the acting President of the United States in 1919, months before women officially won the right to vote. He will be selling copies of his book and conducting a signing after the program. 

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.