Book Signing: Black Thoughts on White Paper
On Saturday, August 16, at 12 noon, there will be a reading and book signing of Black Thoughts on White Paper by L. Aaron in room 201 of the Maywood Public Library District. Aaron is a social playwright, whose works focus on issues that affect people’s lives, families, and communities, with the purpose of bringing about awareness and creating an open dialogue.
Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County (LVWCC)
LVWCC, an organization that offers free tutoring to adults, will visit the Maywood Public Library District on Saturday, August 30, from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm, in room 202. They will answer questions about adult learning, and provide free placement testing for those who wish to sign up for tutoring. LVWCC can be reached online at www.LVWCC.org, via email to info@LVWCC.org, or via phone at (708) 848-8499.
Breakthrough Success Workshop
Local Maywood author Andrew L. Brown will visit the Maywood Public Library District on Saturday, August 30, at 10:00 am, in room 201. Brown will be conducting two workshops for high school and college students, encouraging them to pursue knowledge, learning, and utilizing some of the resources available to them, such as public libraries. Following the workshop, Brown will have a book signing of his work, Overcome Adversity...Your Dreams Matter.
Computer Classes will be offered at the Maywood Public Library District through July and
August. To see the full schedule, please visit http://www.maywood.org/library/Comp_Class_Library.html. Participants do not need to be Maywood residents. These classes are free, and are also a part of the Back to Books Grant from the Illinois State Library.
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 has a few free tickets for some of the concerts at Ravinia. These are primarily tickets for some of the symphonies that occur during the week. If you are interested, please pick up your Ravinia tickets at the Reference Desk on the first floor of the Maywood Public Library District. Tickets are given on a first come-first served basis, and we limit them to two events per family.
Computer Literacy: Back 2 Books Grant
Please take a look at our new materials on computer literacy (click here). These materials were awarded to the Maywood Public Library District thanks to the Back to Books Grant by the Illinois State Library.
The Library Board meeting will be on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014, at 6:30 pm.
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).