People who are interested in the game of chess will enjoy coming to the Maywood Public Library District on Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00 pm from June 8-August 31. Chess players will be gathering together at that time to enjoy a game that has been played for centuries by people from around the world. Chess is not only enjoyable, but helps develop numerous skills in thinking and strategy formation. For more information, you may contact chess coach Gordon Hanson at 773-600-2187 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wellness Wizards will meet at the Maywood Public Library District from June 2nd through July 21st on Thursdays from 2:00-5:00 pm. This is a program for kids from 3rd through 5th grade which will involve outdoor games, educational activities, and healthy snacks. People who are interested in this event must complete a registration form available in the Youth Services Department of the Library. Parental consent is required. This program is free.
Summer Program for Kids
Get in the Game and READ! The Maywood Public Library District’s Summer Program will take place from June 6th through July 13th. Kids will be able to develop their skills, drop in for shared reading, treasure hunts, board games, raffles and prizes. For more information, please visit the Youth Services Department on the second floor of the Library.
The Library Board Meeting will be on Wednesday, July 20th, at 6:30 pm.
Community Safety Days (American Red Cross)
This free program for parents will take place on Wednesday, July 6th, at 2:00 pm, and will prepare adults for both natural disasters and medical emergencies. Please register by June 30 in the Youth Services Department.
Vaccines for Rabies
The Cook County Animal and Rabies Control will be found in the parking lot of the Maywood Public Library District on Tuesday, July 19, from 10:00-2:45 pm. They will offer vaccines for rabies for dogs, cats, and ferrets that are 3 months old or older. For more information, please call 708-974-6140, or visit http://www.cookcountyil.gov/animal-rabies-control-home/
There will be an art display in room 201 of the Maywood Public Library District on Saturday, July 23rd, from 11:30-1:00 pm. People who attend will be able to enjoy live music, poetry, and art for sale. This event will be hosted by the Firebrand Arts Network, which can be found at https://firebrand-arts.org/.
Tickets for Ravinia
The Maywood Public Library District has received a few tickets for some of the musical performances at the Ravinia Festival from June 15-August 30. These concerts include the music of Brahms, Bernstein, Hayden, Mussorgsky, and Schubert. Tickets are for the lawn area, and are primarily for concerts that occur during the week. Patrons are limited to two sets of tickets at a time. For more information, please call the Library at 708-343-1847.
Quilting: Step-By-Step Instruction
If you are interested in learning how to construct quilts, please leave your information for Mildred A. Green at the Library by calling 708-343-1847. Ask for Information Services. The Quilting class meets on Tuesdays in room 201 and 202.
Instructions in Sewing
People who are interested in learning some of the basic skills involved in constructing clothing will want to take this free class in rooms 201 and 202 of the Maywood Public Library District on Thursdays. Space is limited. In order to begin taking classes, please leave your information for Mildred A. Green at 708-343-1847.
The Maywood Public Library District would like to invite you to our Adopt-A-Book program. This is a wonderful way to honor or remember someone special in your life. For more information, please click here.
The Maywood Public Library District is now on Facebook! Click here, log into your Facebook account, and type "Maywood Public Library District" in the Search box. Now click on the "Like" button. This will allow you to keep up with all of the events that are taking place here at the Library.
Have you wondered about the value of your Maywood Public Library card? Take a look at our webpage devoted to all of the privileges our Library patrons have with their Maywood Public Library card (click here).