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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

  • Shred Event
    When: Saturday, May 26, 2018 11:00 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 (please remove all staples!). Participants may bring NO MORE THAN TWO FULL MEDIUM-LARGE BOXES (no extra-large containers please!) so that everyone has a chance to go through the line.

  • Blood Pressure Screening
    When: Saturday, May 26, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    No registration required.

    A representative of the Stickney Township Health Department will be available to provide FREE blood pressure screenings during the library’s shred event! Once you’ve gone through the shred line, stop by for a reading and tips on maintaining a healthy blood pressure level!

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No registration required.

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Reference Desk a day or two ahead to find out what we will be showing.

  • Natural Body Scrubs
    When: Thursday, May 31, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    Stephanie Sichelski explains the benefits of the ingredients in natural body scrubs and the process for making them. Samples will be provided for all attendees.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No registration required.

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Reference Desk a day or two ahead to find out what we will be showing.

  • Bertha Palmer Portrayal
    When: Thursday, June 07, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary.

    Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial with this first-person portrayal of Berta Honoré Palmer—Chicago socialite, wife of real estate magnate Potter Palmer, and pace-setting arts patron. Historian Leslie Goddard brings this shrewd and stylish world hostess alive with her intellectual and witty presentation
  • Self Defense Workshop
    When: Saturday, June 09, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD card necessary. Workshop will last approximately 2.5 hours.

    Instructors from One-Light Self Defense will teach self-defense misconceptions, safety awareness, avoidance tactics and the striking and defense techniques needed to protect yourself in a dangerous situation. Minimum of 20 participants required or the class will be cancelled. All participants will be required to sign a waiver.

  • Adult Coloring Night
    When: Monday, June 11, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants. Patrons may register up to 2 guests.

    Coloring is a relaxing activity that adults can enjoy, too. Come join us for an evening of coloring and conversation. We provide the coloring pages, colored pencils, and peaceful environment. You sit back, relax, and color!

  • Radio Goes to War
    When: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    Registration is required. No PTPLD Card necessary.

    This presentation examines the many ways that radio dealt with the threats of WWII, from news broadcasts to presidential speeches, from propaganda designed to inspire the home front to entertainment crafted especially to boost the morale of servicemen and women everywhere. Presented by Steve Darnall of Funny Valentine Press.

  • New Movie Wednesday
    When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    No registration required.

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Reference Desk a day or two ahead to find out what we will be showing.

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.