Prairie Trails Public Library

8449 Moody Avenue, Burbank, IL 60459

Phone: 708.430.3688

Fax: 708.430.5596

Monday-Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM

Friday-Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

 

Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • Where the Buffalo Roam
    When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    The Dakotas and Montana are filled with wide-open spaces where the buffalo still roam. Discover the Badlands of North and South Dakota, see the four presidents carved into Mount Rushmore, and tour the majestic mountains of Glacier National Park.  Learn about legendary figures of the western frontier like Lewis and Clark, Theodore Roosevelt, Crazy Horse, and Sitting Bull.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 4:00 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.

  • Finger-Knit Headband
    When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 20 PTPLD cardholders.  Patrons may register 1 guest. 

    In this class you will learn how to finger knit, and then combine three bands into a cozy headband! All supplies are provided, no knitting or finger knitting experience required. You will leave with your headband, along with instructions on how to make more on your own.

  • Knitting Workshop
    When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, April 25, 2019 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Nothing says home like a stack of hand knit washcloths.  Combined with a lovely bar of soap, they make the perfect hostess, teacher or new baby gift.  You might just find that you love them so much that you don't want to give them away! New to knitting? We will teach you how. Already a knitter? We will have something a little more challenging with new skills for you to learn.  All supplies and instructions provided.
  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 4:00 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.

  • Main Street, Illinois
    When: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    The product of a 30-year continuing project to capture the many ways our Illinois towns offer Roots, a Hometown, and a Little America for us all, “Main Street, Illinois” is a memorable and fun-filled tour of the charms, traditions, and personalities of our Illinois towns — mostly small towns — led by the only person who has visited and photographed all 2400 of them, John Lynch.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, May 08, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, May 08, 2019 4:00 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.

  • Illinois in Art
    When: Thursday, May 09, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 09, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    Art historian Laura Mueller will offer a slide-illustrated presentation surveying depictions of Illinois and its people in art. The program will indicate ways in which Illinois has been represented artistically throughout its history as a state. The presentation will emphasize works of visual art by Illinoisans but will also incorporate works by artists from elsewhere that illuminate significant aspects of life in our state. 

  • Adult Coloring Night
    When: Monday, May 13, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, May 13, 2019 8:00 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!

  • Remembering Marshall Field’s
    When: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    For more than 150 years, Marshall Field and Co. reigned as Chicago’s leading department store. This talk traces the store’s history from 1852 to its demise in 2006.  Photos, ads, postcards, and memorabilia trace the store’s cherished tradition- the Walnut Room, the legendary window displays, and of course, Frango Mints. Presented by Leslie Goddard. 

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.