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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • Shred Event
    When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    No registration required.

    The library will be hosting a community shred event! The Shred Authority will have a mobile shredding unit onsite to shred any documents you’d like to get rid of, including unbound papers, credit cards, and identification cards. Participants are asked to limit the amount of materials they bring to NO MORE THAN TWO FULL BOXESso that everyone has a chance to go through the line.

  • A Nostalgic Journey Through Pop Culture
    When: Thursday, June 08, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register. 

    Join Oak Lawn Public Library’s Local History Coordinator Kevin Korst on a journey through the last four decades of American pop culture! Go behind the scenes of Star Wars, Ghostbusters, and other classic films, reminisce about your favorite episode of Saved by the Bell, and discover whether Nintendo or Sega won the 90s console war.

  • Super Couponing with Jill Cataldo
    When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    This fast-paced, fun workshop combines the best techniques for following sales with using newspaper and Internet coupons, as well as coupon apps, to their fullest advantage. The workshop also involves audience-participation activities and interaction.

  • Jacqueline Kennedy Portrayal
    When: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    Meet former First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy in this fascinating first-person performance by Leslie Goddard! It is 1964 and the former first lady, besieged by tourists and paparazzi, is struggling to cope. Attempting to determine her next step, she reviews her life, sharing stories about her marriage, her fight for privacy amidst intense media scrutinty, her work to restore the White House, and her to attempts to show case the arts.

  • Wild Prairie Book Club
    When: Thursday, June 15, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Board Room


    Registration is not required. 

  • Mind Games: A Night of Self Deception
    When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No PTPLD library card required to register.

    In this program, you’ll experience how optical illusions work, why magicians’ tricks fool you, why people fall for scams, and how we make thousands of choices every day. Presenter William Pack will also give the attendees proven, scientific, actionable techniques to preserve brain health and overcome the logical fallacies we all make.

Photo Release Policy
The Prairie Trails Public Library District staff may take photographs of participants, individually or in groups, attending or taking part in library programs and activities. These photographs may appear in future library publications or videos of other patrons or staff without the permission of the person(s) being photographed. If a library patron does not wish himself/herself or he/her child to be photographed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect, or consent will be assumed.

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