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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • Make a Poinsettia Wall/Door Euro-Swag
    When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

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

    Kathleen Obirek will guide you as you make a trendy Euro-Swag. For this composition, the framework will be made from our native Arrowwod Viburnum branches and assembled in a triangular motif. The long Poinsettia flower stem will contour to the frame and will be embellished with ornate ribbon. All materials will be provided.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 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.

  • Finding the Silver Lining
    When: Monday, December 04, 2017 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    A representative of the Stickney Public Township will focus on methods for countering negative self-talk and introduce positive coping skills. She will discuss how to identify unhelpful thinking styles, recognize the warning signs, and develop strategies to create more balanced thoughts.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 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.

  • Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair
    When: Thursday, December 07, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    Author William Hazelgrove presents an historical look at Chicago during the darkest days of the Great Depression. He tells the story of the city of Chicago fighting the hold of organized crime to be able to put on the 1933 World’s Fair and of the six millionaire businessmen who beat Al Capone at his own game and ended the gangster era.

  • Adult Coloring Night
    When: Monday, December 11, 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 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!

  • Local Author: Lou Holly Book Signing
    When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    Lou Holly, author of Southside Hustle,Burbank native, and Reavis High School alumnus, will be doing a book signing for his latest crime novel Razorback.He will perform a reading from his newest book and discuss the processes of writing and getting published. Razorbackis inspired by 1940s and 50s film noir and tells the story of Vint Mercurio, who must decide between his safety and the temptation of a big score. Titles may be purchased during this event.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 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.

  • Christmas Craft: Yarn Hat Ornament
    When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 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 Lynn as she demonstrates the step-by-step process to creating a yarn hat ornament! Perfect as holiday gifts or as a decoration for your own tree! All materials will be provided and participants take home the items they make. 

  • Introduction to Meditation
    When: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 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.

    Learn to cultivate your relationship with awareness by exploring traditions and techniques to clear the mind and deepen your experience with life. This workshop is great for all levels of participants from beginners to experienced practitioners. You are encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however one will be provided for you to use during class if needed. Meditation can also be done sitting in a chair.

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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