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Calling all those interested in Irish genealogy research!

Come hear local expert in Irish genealogy research Kathleen O'Leary at the monthly meeting of the Genealogy Club, this Tuesday, February 11 at 6 pm in Meeting Room B. Ms. O'Leary is a local expert as well as an instructor at Moraine Valley Community College and will share her expertise for those interested in researching Irish genealogy.

Food for Fines Starts on Monday

Food for Fines

Just a reminder that Food for Fines starts this coming Monday, February 10 and runs through Saturday, February 15. We will waive up to $15 in late fees from your card if you bring in a minimum of one non-perishable food item for the New Lenox Township Food Pantry.

If you would like to support the food pantry and don't have a fine, we will also be accepting donations on their behalf during the week.

Silver Cross Hospital Health Series

Come to the library on Saturday, February 15 at 11 to hear Tracey Kammann RN BSN discuss, "A Healthy Heart...It's in Your Hands" (Cancelled due to lack of registration). On March 15, Dr. Jeffrey Port from Southwest Gastroenterology will be here to discuss Colon Cancer. On April 19, Dr. Ramaraja Yalavarthi of Primary Care Professionals will be here to discuss Diabetes.

Come Check Out a Book Club in a Bag!

That's right, the library has the perfect way to help you beat this winter weather. Come check out a Book Club in a Bag and create your own Book Club with your own friends. We have 15 titles to choose from covering an array of interests. There are 10 copies of each title in your Book Club in a Bag as well as a discussion guide for your book discussion. The extended check out period of 6 weeks gives everyone plenty of time to read the book. So come on in and get your own book club going today!

Programs for Grades 4-8

The Year of the Dog
Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare

Did you know the Library offers several programs just for kids in grades 4-8? We currently have spaces available for the following programs this month: The Scene Remix (Thursday, February 13, from 4:30-5:30 pm), Girls Rock Book Club (Tuesday, February 18, from 6:30-7:30 pm), and Guys Read (Friday, February 21, from 4:30-5:30 pm).

In the Scene Remix, we'll be playing Wii Sports on the big screen! Join us for video games and snacks.

In Girls Rock Book Club, the girls will be discussing the book The Year of the Dog, by Grace Lin. Ask for the book at the Circulation desk and come prepared to discuss it while you make funky crafts and have fun with other girls.

In Guys Read, the guys will be discussing Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare, by Darren Shan. Ask for the book at the Circulation desk and come prepared to chat about the book or the series, do an activity, and hang out with other guys. Registration is required and spaces are still available for these programs.

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