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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • Cemeteries Around Chicagoland
    When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    The Oak Lawn Public Library’s Local History Manager Kevin Korst explores historic cemeteries and presents a program that reveals little known graves, famous individuals buried nearby, and stories and legends of what lies beneath.

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.


  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, October 24, 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.

  • Great American Read Film Viewing
    When: Friday, October 26, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This year, PBS aired a series of specials known as the “Great American Read” where readers from across America voted to decide on our country’s favorite novel. The grand finale of this series airs on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:00. Join us on Friday afternoons during the month of October as we screen film adaptations of novels from the top 100 list.

    Friday, October 26th at 2 p.m.-The Help

    No registration required

  • Frankenstein Movie Marathon
    When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:15 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    We will be celebrating Frankenstein all day. Stop in for a feature or stay all day. 

    Frankenstein(9:15 a.m.), Son of Frankenstein (10:30), Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (12:15 p.m.), House of Frankenstein (1:45 p.m.), Young Frankenstein (3:00 p.m.). There will be light refreshments and prizes throughout the day.  

    No registration required.

  • Franken Adult Bingo
    When: Monday, October 29, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Try your luck at bingo! Prizes will be awarded to game winners. Mysterious surprises for players wearing a costume.  Get in the spirit, dress up in costume, and have fun! Adult monsters or scientists with PTPLD cards are invited.  

    This program is limited to 40 participants.  This event is free but advance registration is required. Adult PTPLD patrons have priority and may register up to two guests. You must be 18+ to play.

  • History of Bachelor's Grove
    When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Bachelors Grove has long been called one of the world's most haunted cemeteries.  Join us as Ursula Bielski of Chicago Ghost Tours takes us on a trip through the history of this haunted cemetery.  This program will be taking place at Prairie Trails Public Library District.

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, October 31, 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.

  • From Obscurity to Greatness: Lincoln and Illinois, 1830 to 1861
    When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Welcome Mr. Abraham Lincoln to Prairie Trails Library and learn about how the State of Illinois and Mr. Lincoln himself changed from the time he and his family arrived here until the year of his election to the presidency.  Mr. Lincoln is portrayed by Kevin Wood, a professional Lincoln presenter who bears a remarkable resemblance to “the Great Emancipator” and who is extremely knowledgeable about his life and times. This is the story of how Illinois, and Lincoln, grew from obscurity to greatness during Illinois’ early years.

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

  • Resume Workshop
    When: Saturday, November 03, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    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.

    Registration is required. This program is limited to 20 PTPLD patrons. Patrons may register 1 guest.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, November 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.

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.