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Go: Open Game Night, next scheduled for Monday, November 30, has been canceled until further notice.

Star Wars text with Chewbacca, a lightsaber, and TPPL's Mix It Up logoMix It Up

December 10th at 7:00pm
Meet up at Parmesans Station (inside the 80th Avenue Metra Station)

At the request of legions of lightsaber lovers in our area and conducted by Pub Trivia USA, we're hosting a Star Wars trivia contest open to die-hards and novices.

Mix It Up is a new program for adults of the Millennial generation. Sign up now!

Something different every month!

On Wednesday, December 2nd, at 7:00pm
Young women exercising in an internment camp, during WWII
Historian and librarian Sarah Okner, a descendant of Japanese-American detainees, Okner will share photos and gritty details of day-to-day life in the internment camps.

Next Events

December 1st,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how to get the most out of your Mac laptop/notebook.
December 1st,
11:00am to 1:00pm
Whether you are an experienced player or newbie, now is your chance to play mah jongg at the library. Similar to rummy, this popular game of luck and skill originated in China.
December 1st,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Special ticketed event for current PIC members.

Talking Points

You may have heard by now that Tinley Park Public Library is hosting a series of Star Wars-themed events & activties December 4-12 in anticipation of the newest SW movie, Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. So why has the Star Wars brand captured audiences for nearly 40 years?

The project for restoring indigenous plants and wildlife to the library’s grounds will soon be entering its new phase: Prescribed (or controlled) burning. Learn more about this vital process in prairie restoration.

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Star Wars
Week at the Tinley Park Public Library
December 4 - 12

Become one with the Force.
Join us for a week of galactic good fun.

Suitable for Jedi of all ages, our Star Wars themed activities and programs have something for every fan.

Week-long activities
On the Bookmobile Build an origami Yoda and try on a Star Wars temporary tattoo.
At the Checkout Desk Vote for your favorite Star Wars character and get a special bookmark.
Character Photo Ops Take a selfie with Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda, and C-3PO & R2-D2. Tag your selfie with #TPPLStarWarsWeek and we will share your photos here and on our social media pages.
Treasure Hunt Complete the Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs in the library and online. Follow clues, solve puzzles, and complete tasks! Those who complete all 12 steps will be entered into a prize drawing. Ages 13+.

The Star Wars themed programs this week are iFun Fridays, Geek Out!, Movies&Books, Café Ole, Lego Night, Mix-It-Up, and Get Graphic.

Don't miss these special programs during Star Wars week!


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