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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • How Money Works--For Parents
    When: Monday, April 23, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    Financial specialist Stefanie Synal will discuss the basics of creating a budget, strategies for paying off debt, the three accounts necessary for savings and investments, college savings approaches, and more! Refreshments will be served.

  • Property Tax Exemption Workshop
    When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    Representatives from the Cook County Assessor’s Office will provide a free workshop. They will provide information on exemptions and appeals.

  • How to Pay for College Without Going Broke
    When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    Don’t miss the opportunity to learn new strategies available to families for planning, saving, or paying for college—strategies that can save you thousands of dollars while finding the best-fit college for your child. This seminar includes new material about important changes that may soon be coming in higher education. Presented by My College Planning Team.

  • Financial Management in Retirement
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    This program will teach attendees the nuances of retirement accumulation and distribution planning. We will look closely at all types of qualified retirement plans and IRAs. We will briefly discuss managing taxation in retirement and risk management. We will wrap up with an explanation of the most common investments used by retirees.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, April 25, 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.

  • Buying Your First Home
    When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    This up-to-date workshop for first-time home buyers will cover current information on credit scores, new programs with low down payments, and how to access free down payment assistance.


  • Building a Strong Financial Foundation
    When: Friday, April 27, 2018 12:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Board Room

    This program is limited to 20 participants. No PTPLD card required to register.

    Anthony Di Miele from the Heartland Institute of Financial Education will be here to show you the importance of Building a Strong Financial Foundation. He will go over preparing the financial building blocks of investment, protection, retirement and college. This program is co-sponsored by Stickney Township.

  • Building a Strong Financial Foundation
    When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Board Room

    This program is limited to 20 participants. No PTPLD card required to register.

    Anthony Di Miele from the Heartland Institute of Financial Education will be here to show you the importance of Building a Strong Financial Foundations. He will go over preparing the financial building blocks of investment, protection, retirement and college. This program is co-sponsored by Stickney Township.

  • Paper Quilling Basics
    When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

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

    Paper quilling, also known as filigree, is the art of rolling strips of paper and pinching or arranging the coils or strips into shapes and designs. In this workshop, participants will learn the basic quilling technique and create beautiful spring designs on a bookmark and a greeting card. Instructions and materials will be provided.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, May 02, 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.