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Palos Hts. Library activities, March 2-8, 2018

 

New activities scheduled at Palos Hts. Library

Many programs are planned for the coming week at Palos Heights Library, 12501 S. 71st Ave. 12501 S. 71 Ave. Contact the library to register for these programs at (708) 448-1473 or visit www.palosheightslibrary.org.

Bilingual Story Time, 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, all ages. Palos Heights Library head of technical services, Susana Leyva, will read stories in Spanish and English for all kids to enjoy.

Bear Down on Bullies with Chicago Bears’ mascot Staley

at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, all ages. This informative, hands-on, anti-bullying show is designed to educate youth about the importance of respect, and how to deal with and prevent bullying. Staley and his

emcee will jump start kids’ desire to get along with each other and live in a

friendlier and welcoming environment by combining education, comedy, and prizes.

            Teen Tech Week at 4 p.m. March 5-9, for grades 4 and up. “Libraries are for Creating” is the theme, and crafts, experiments, games and demonstrations will be held in the Young Adult room.

            Toddler Art, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, for ages 2-5.

The program will include a story, songs, and an art project. Smocks will be provided but participants are asked to “dress for a mess.” This month’s attendees will be completing shamrock mosaics.

Illinois at 200, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 4. William Pack returns with a once in 200 years chance to celebrate the bicentennial of Illinois. His informative presentation will be part history, part storytelling, and part trivia game, with prizes.

LinkedIn Basics, 6 p.m. Monday, March 5. The class will cover creating and promoting workplace skills, experience, and successes with LinkedIn the top professional networking website. Basic computer skills are needed.

            Twitter Basics, 2 p.m. Thursday, March 8. Participants will be taught how to create a Twitter account, tweet and apply hashtags, follow and connect with others, and customize privacy settings. Email address and basic computer skills are required.

            Cupcake Decorating 101, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8. Ashley Marino from Doughs Guys Bakery will demonstrate basic cupcake decorating techniques. Each attendee will receive one cupcake.

The following clubs meet each Tuesday at the library: Needle Club (for knitting and crocheting) 10 a.m.—noon; Scrabble Club, 1-3 p.m. in the conference room (games will be supplied). Mah Jongg, 1-4 p.m.

 

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