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.

  • Pressed Flower Arrangement
    When: Saturday, July 31, 2021 10:00 AM
    Ends on: Saturday, July 31, 2021 11:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    Registration is required. This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants. Available throughout July. Make a beautiful new piece of art out of hand picked and pressed flowers. This two-part craft includes instructions on how to press your own flowers and how to assemble your flowers in an arrangement framed by an embroidery hoop. Instructions, hoop, and tulle are provided. Pressed flowers are not included, that's half the fun!
  • Adult Coloring Night
    When: Saturday, July 31, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Saturday, July 31, 2021 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Founders Room

    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!

  • Restoring Our Environment One Plant At A Time
    When: Tuesday, August 03, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, August 03, 2021 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    In this program we will discuss the mission of Sag Moraine Native Plant Community,“...to promote the use of native plants and ecological landscape practices in our suburban landscapes.” We will explain why native plants are so key in the protection of our environment, our pollinators, and our food chain. We will share information on native plants that work well in suburban landscapes. We will show how, with small and simple steps, every landowner can make a big impact on our local ecosystem. Presented by Catherine Bryla and Peggy Connor from Sag Moraine Native Plant Community. 
  • Meditation in the 21st Century - Why Meditation Matters Even More!
    When: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. Incorporating meditation into one’s life has many positive effects. In today’s modern world, with all of its stresses, meditation is needed more than ever. Learn a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life. Nirav Sheth is a long time meditator and has been speaking on the topic for many years. Join him for this powerful workshop.
  • Stepping Into Illinois History
    When: Thursday, August 12, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, August 12, 2021 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    Follow the routes of early explorers, discover French settlements, explore frontier towns like Bishop Hill and Nauvoo, and visit the homes of Presidents Lincoln and Grant. Presented by Nancy McCully
  • Outdoor Mini Terra Cotta Pot Painting
    When: Saturday, August 14, 2021 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Saturday, August 14, 2021 3:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    Registration is required. This program is limited to 20 PTPLD participants.
     Come join us in our first outdoor craft of the summer! In this craft, we will be painting mini terra cotta pots. These mini terra cotta pots may be used for decoration, small succulents, or beginning seedlings. Please note that this craft is in person and will take place outdoors. In the event of inclement weather, it will be rescheduled.
  • History of the Hollywood Musical
    When: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    Join Dr. Annette Bochenek, film historian, for a presentation on the history of Hollywood Musicals.
  • Wild Prairie Book Club
    When: Thursday, August 19, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, August 19, 2021 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Board Room


    Registration is not required. 

  • Low Carb Cooking
    When: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 8:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    Join Chef Kristyn Slick for a demonstration on low carb cooking. 

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.