Prairie Trails Public Library

8449 Moody Avenue, Burbank, IL 60459

Phone: 708.430.3688

Fax: 708.430.5596

Monday-Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM

Friday-Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

 

Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs.

Program Recording Available: Lincoln As Storyteller, 5/5/22

Mr. Lincoln shares some of his favorite stories and jokes, and explains why he used these so often. You'll still get a good dose of both the nation's history and Mr. Lincoln's personal story. Mr. Lincoln is portrayed by Kevin Wood.

View the recording here

 

Program Recording Available: Oh Yes, You CAN Be Creative! 4/5/22

Repurpose cans and small yogurt containers into useful, whimsical works of art.  Craft along with Kathleen Obirek, teacher and crafter, as we make a summer party favor, a jewelry caddy, a weighted pen holder, with additional materials to make key and change (coins) trays, flower vases, and more.  

View the recording here

 

Program Recording Available: Pruning Tools and Techniques, 3/15/22

Gardeners, be on the “cutting edge” of practicing prudent pruning.  Kathleen Obirek, landscape designer and educator, shows you the best pruning tools and how to use them for harvesting fruits, cutting flowers, pruning ornamental grasses, shrubs, and trees.  

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  • Altered Books: Animal Portraits Take-and-Make
    05/31/22 @ 5:00pm - 05/31/22 @ 6:00pm Prairie Trails Public Library Registration is required. Registration starts: 04/25/2022 @ 9:00am Registration end: 05/31/2022 @ 5:00pm

     

    Using old books, you will be able to create an adorableportrait of a furry friend! This craft uses collage techniques and will include templates, so you can choose to followstep-by-step or freestyle on your own. Suitable for dog and cat lovers alike!

     

  • New Movie Wednesday
    06/01/22 @ 2:00pm - 06/01/22 @ 4:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Services Desk a day or two ahead to find out what will be showing. Movies are free. You must be 18 or older to attend

  • Polish Stress Management Workshop
    06/06/22 @ 12:00pm - 06/06/22 @ 1:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library Registration is required. Registration starts: 05/23/2022 @ 9:00am Registration end: 06/06/2022 @ 12:00pm

    Registration is required. This program is limited to 20 PTPLDparticipants. Patrons may register one (1) guest.Please note that this program will be meeting in-person.

    Sylvia Rabianski, LCPC, z okręgu zdrowia publicznego Stickney Township poprowadzi warsztat dla dorosłych, którzy obecnie doświadczają stres. Omawiane tematy obejmują: Informacje o stresie, objawy stresu oraz zapewnienie odpowiednich narzędzi i umiejętności które pomagaja radzić sobie z codziennym stresem.

     

  • Wits Workout: Women in Herstory
    06/07/22 @ 2:00pm - 06/07/22 @ 3:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library Registration is required. Registration starts: 05/23/2022 @ 9:00am Registration end: 06/07/2022 @ 2:00pm

    Registration is required. This program is limited to 20 PTPLDparticipants. Patrons may register one (1) guest.Please note that this program will be meeting in-person.

    Give your brain the workout it needs with Wits Workout, an interactive brain-health program developed by the University of Illinois Extension. Participate in interactive puzzles, brainteasers, and games designed to get you thinking and keep your mind active. Recommended for older adults.

     

  • Bows and Butterflies
    06/07/22 @ 6:30pm - 06/07/22 @ 8:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library Registration is required. Registration starts: 05/23/2022 @ 9:00am Registration end: 06/07/2022 @ 6:30pm

    Registration is required. This program is limited to 20 PTPLD

    participants. Patrons may register one (1) guest.Please note that this program will be meeting in-person.

    Learn the technique for making a “perfect bow” as KathleenObirek, floral designer and educator, guides you in the process.  In this special ribbon art program, you will also learn how to make slit-ribbon butterflies.  One lucky participant will win a ribbon splitter. Please bring sharp scissors, a 12” ruler, and a small stapler.  All other materials will be provided.

     

  • Calming the Storm: Learning Methods of Emotional Regulation
    06/08/22 @ 10:00am - 06/08/22 @ 11:00am Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library Registration is required. Registration starts: 05/23/2022 @ 9:00am Registration end: 06/08/2022 @ 10:00am

    Registration is required.  This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants.  Patrons may register one (1) guest.Please note that this program will be meeting in-person.

    As we face uncertain times, there are ways to help ease thedisruption. This presentation will offer evidence-based skills to support your own and other’s well-being while building resilience to face these challenging times. Presented by Cherity Machnick of the Stickney Township Public Health District Behavioral Health Division.

     

  • New Movie Wednesday
    06/08/22 @ 2:00pm - 06/08/22 @ 4:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Services Desk a day or two ahead to find out what will be showing. Movies are free. You must be 18 or older to attend

  • Adult Coloring Night
    06/13/22 @ 7:00pm - 06/13/22 @ 8:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library Registration is required. Registration starts: 05/30/2022 @ 9:00am Registration end: 06/13/2022 @ 7:00pm

    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! Please note that we are returning to in-person Adult Coloring Night meetings.

  • Mind Games: the Science of Curious Thinking
    06/14/22 @ 7:00pm - 06/14/22 @ 8:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library Registration is required. Registration starts: 05/23/2022 @ 9:00am Registration end: 06/14/2022 @ 6:30pm

    Registration is required.

    Please note that this program will be meeting virtually.

    Packed with interactive games, William Pack returns with asecond edition of his popular MIND GAMES program. In thisprogram, he reinforces the concepts in MIND GAMES-1 (But you don’t need Mind Games-1 to participate) and adds even more ways our brain is hard wired to believe things that defy logic and facts. He’ll show you how our brains seek out patterns and try to make meaning out of nothing. As always, William will remind you about the proven ways topreserve brain health.

     

  • New Movie Wednesday
    06/15/22 @ 2:00pm - 06/15/22 @ 4:00pm Founders Meeting Room Prairie Trails Public Library

    Come in and watch a newly released DVD movie on our projector system. Call the Adult Services Desk a day or two ahead to find out what will be showing. Movies are free. You must be 18 or older to attend

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.