This fall is an exciting time in the world of Young Adult Literature. With the release of highly-anticipated sequels, installments, and conclusions to a number of popular series, months (and even years) of eager, impatient waiting will finally be rewarded across several fandoms.
This afternoon I was able to preview the panel discussion that we will be hosting on Zombies, Art, and Pop Culture. Here's a sample from a prior Moraine Valley panel event on how to survive the zombie apocalypse:
JSTOR, a large digital repository for historical, full-text academic journals, announces individual accounts for people not otherwise affiliated with colleges or universities. Databases like JSTOR usually cost thousands of dollars for an annual subscription, yet are invaluable to researchers.
The Tinley Junction recently reviewed the Phil & Amy concert from September 15th. "Overall it was a pleasant, hour-long performance that I am told has become an annual event," says Patrick J. Byrne, Tinley Junction Contributing Columnist, and Tinley Park resident. Read the rest of Patrick's review too!
We just posted the last of our 30 Days 30 Ways pictures to our website, and hope you've enjoyed following all the different things you can do at your Tinley Park Public Library.
Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Learn to talk like a pirate & 50 other foreign languages using the library's database called Mango Languages. Click ONLINE RESOURCES on our website and go to Mango. You'll find basic & advanced easy-to-use AV tutorials. You will need a TPPL card barcode number and an email address.
The Undead Will Walk in the Southwest Suburbs
Watch this space. We've got fun things planned for the month of October. There will be games, and prizes to win!