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Adult Programs Winter 2017 Programs
Programs Begin December 1st

We have a variety of exciting Adult and Computer Programs this season! Computer Programs are towards the bottom of the page. You can register for our programs in our Calendar of Events page. 
Snow Better Time to Read
Dec. 2 - 30, 2017

Celebrate reading this winter by joining our Winter Reading Program, "Snow Better Time to Read." Reading is the perfect way to get cozy and de-stress during the holiday season, and we've got something for everyone at the library. 

Registration and reading for children, teens and adults begins Dec. 2nd. When you register, you'll be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a gift card. Earn extra entries by coming to programs or checking out books from our snowflake collection that will be on display for you to choose from.

New Release Movie Nights

Wed. Dec. 6 @ 6:00 PM;
Wed. Jan. 3 @ 6:00 PM;
Wed. Feb. 7 @ 6:00 PM;

Registration Required

Once a month we'll show one of our newest DVDs. Snacks and water will be served. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks too!
Christmas DIY

Fri. Dec 8 @ 5:00 PM
Registration Required

With the holiday season just around the corner, why not save yourself some cash by coming to make your own DIY Christmas decorations! Limit 10.
UFO's (Unfinished Objects)

Fri. Dec. 8 @ 5:00 PM;
Fri. Jan. 19 @ 5:00 PM;
Sat. Jan. 27 @ 1:00 PM;
Sat. Feb. 24 @ 1:00 PM;

Registration Required
Started a project such as scrapbooking, sewing, or even jewelry making and don't have the time for it at home? Join us, as we all set time to finish our projects together. There will be coffee available to keep us going. Limit 10.
Cookie Exchange

Sun. Dec. 10 @ 3:00 PM
Registration Required

Ready for holiday baking? Pick up the cookie cookbook and then get baking on 3 dozen cookies! Bring containers to take home delicious cookies! Limit 10.
Tuesday Movie Matinees

Tues. Dec. 12, 19, 26 @ 2:00 PM;
Tues. Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 @ 2:00 PM;
Tues, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 @ 2:00 PM;

Film fans gather at the library to watch and discuss a movie. Participants suggest movie and snacks.
Lyons Township Madrigals

Thu. Dec. 14 @ 7:00 PM
Please join us for an evening of holiday caroling. Light refreshments will be served. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Holiday Gift Wrapping

Sat. Dec. 16 @ 1:00 PM
Registration Required

We will provide everything you need to make your holiday gifts look spectactular!
Hodgkins Library Book Club

Sat. Dec. 9 @ 11:00 AM; 
Sat. Jan. 13 @ 11:00 AM;
Sat. Feb. 10 @ 11:00 AM;
Registration Requested

Pick up a copy of our next read at the circulation desk.
Whenever possible, these titles are available in Large Print and Audiobook format.

"Cook the Books" Cookbook Club

Sun. Jan. 14 @ 3:00 PM;
Sun. Feb. 25 @ 3:00 PM;

Registration Required

Grab your apron! We pick the cookbook, you pick the recipe and give it your best shot. Bring your dish to share and together we'll rate the cookbook. A great way to try new recipes and learn new recipe techniques. Limit 10.
Ancestry at Your Library

Wed. Jan. 24 @ 6:00 PM
Did you know that you can now use Ancestry.com at the library to trace your family history? Stop by the library as we go over the details of using Ancestry Library Edition.
Classes de ingles - Gratis
Free - English Language classes

Aprender la lectura, escritura, comprensión auditiva y expressión oral.

This spring, the College of DuPage will once again hold free English Language Aquisition classes at the Library on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. If you know anyone in the area who might be interested in improving their English skills, please let them know about this great opportunity.

Registration and information sessions will be held on January 23 and 25.

All levels are welcome.

Technology Programs

Need help learning or doing something on the computer? Set up a one-on-one session with our Technology Assistant, Martin. Stop by the library to make an appointment or call 708-579-1844.

¿Ocupa ayuda para aprender o para hacer algo en la computadora? ¿O tiene preguntas sobre la tecnologia? ¡Usted escoge lo que quiere!

Facebook I

Sat. Dec. 9 @ 12:30 PM;
Sat. Dec. 9 @ 2:00 PM (Español)
Registration Required

Learn the basics of Facebook so that you can connect with your family and friends over the social networking site. We will cover creating posts, liking, sharing, posting, searching and much more. Patrons are welcome to bring their own devices. Limit 5.
Drop-In Tech Help

Wed. Dec. 27 @ 4:00 PM
Did you get any new technology or gadgets for Christmas and need help setting them up? Stop by the library for drop-in tech help.
Intro to Email

Wed. Feb. 21 @ 5:30 PM;
Wed. Feb. 21 @ 6:30 PM (Español);
Registration Required

Learn to create and manage an email address so that you can connect with the world! Aprenderá lo básico de correo electrónico. Limit 5.