Halloween Week and More at the Park Forest Library

Monster House, Park Forest Library, Halloween movie
Monster House, a 2006 American 3D computer-animated horror comedy film directed by Gil Kenan in his directorial debut, plays Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Park Forest Library.

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- It’s Halloween week at the Park Forest Public Library. In addition to the regular events hosted at the Village’s comprehensive learning center, there are movies on October 30th and 31st.

For adults, it’s not so much Halloween but a survey of weaponry of Central Africa. Stop by for the Potpourri of Lectures series Thursday at 10:30 a.m. when Arthur Bourgeois, Professor Emeritus of Art History, Governors State University, presents an overview of Central Africa weaponry and discusses sculptured adzes and axes among the Yaka and Suku Peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Story Time Stars

  • Monday, October 29, 2018 – 11:00 AM
  • Location: Kids Zone
  • Rise and Shine! Parents,Jump start the day with stories and a craft for your little one.
    Ages: 12-Under

kids’ zone Science Club (Registration Required)

  • Monday, October 29, 2018 – 3:00 PM
  • Location: Kids Zone / Ringering Room
  • ENERGY: Unleash the Potential

kids Art in the Afternoon

  • Monday, October 29, 2018 – 3:30 PM
  • Location: Kids Zone
  • Unleash your inner artist. Drop in to create a seasonal masterpiece that will be displayed on the wall in kids’ zone.
    Ages 12 and under.

Teen Drop-In Projects

  • Monday, October 29, 2018 – 4:00 PM
  • Location: The Lab
  • Stop by The Lab for a spur-of-the-moment activity!

Explore This World of Wonder

  • Monday, October 29, 2018 – 4:00 PM
  • Location: Explore Space
  • Drop in to the Explore space and discover something new.

Take Charge of Your Health (Registration Required)

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 10:30 AM
  • Location: The Lab
  • Join this Age Options six-week interactive workshop to help individuals living with ongoing health conditions, learn new skills in self-management.

HALLOWEEN MOVIE MATINEE (DOUBLE FEATURE)

Goosebumps – Official Trailer
Ghostbusters (1984) Official Trailer
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 3:00 PM
  • Join us for a Halloween eve Movie Matinee- Double Feature!
  • Now Showing: Ghostbusters -1984 and Goosebumps – 2015
  • Movies Rated: PG
  • All ages Welcome
  • Location: Ringerring Room

kids Art Studio

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 3:30 PM
  • Location: Kids Zone
  • Drop in and discover your inner artist with one of our guided projects.

Color-Rama Coloring Circle

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 4:00 PM
  • Location: The Lab
  • Explore different media of art while unwinding after school with an art activity.

PJ Story Time

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Kids Zone
  • Join us for Pajama Story Time!
    Share special moments with your child through stories, crafts, and more.
    Ages 12 and under.

Baby Time!

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – 11:00 AM
  • Location: Kids Zone
  • Babies and their parents or caregivers are invited to read, sing and grow in this weekly story time. This program is geared toward babies 0 – 36 months with an accompanying adult.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN MOVIE MATINEE

Monster House – Official Trailer
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – 3:00 PM
  • HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
  • Enjoy a Family Friendly Movie Matinee.
  • Now Showing: Monster House
  • Rated: PG

Color Me Mine

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – 3:30 PM
  • Location: Kids Zone
  • Travel to a world of relaxation for kids. loose yourself in patterns, curved flowers or even runaway stems. Color yourself Happy in our kids’ coloring circle.

Adult Coloring Circle

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – 4:00 PM
  • Location: Ringering Room
  • Drop in and unwind. Enjoy coloring and making new friends. All materials provided.

Teen Drop-In Activities

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – 4:00 PM

Potpourri of Lectures

  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 – 10:30 AM
  • Location: Ringering Room
  • Join us for coffee and conversation. Here are the list of scheduled Lectures:
  • November 1st – “African Weapons as Symbols of Authority” Presenter: Arthur Bourgeois, Professor Emeritus of Art History, Governors State University. Professor Bourgeois will present an overview of Central Africa weaponry and discuss sculptured adzes and axes among the Yaka and Suku Peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Toddler Art

  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 – 11:00 AM
  • Bring out your inner Picasso through art projects and more! Some art projects may involve painting.
  • Ages: 3yrs-5yrs

Comic Creations

  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 – 3:30 PM
  • Be inspired to become a graphic Comic Creator! Each week explore way to create comic strips, books graphic and more!

Digital Literacy Workshop: Microsoft Word Part I (Registration Required)

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 – 11:00 AM
  • Location: Conference Room
  • A Beginner’s level introduction to Microsoft Word. Registration Opens on Sunday, October 7th @ 12:00am

Teen Game Day

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 – 3:00 PM
  • Location: The Lab
  • Show off your competitive side with your friends! From board games to video games, there will be plenty of fun!

UNPLUGGED Board Game Day

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 – 3:30 PM
  • UNPLUG your eletronic devices and enjoy an afternoon of your favorite classic board games! Bring a friend or make new ones.

Zentangle (Registration Required) Ages 14 and up

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 12:30 PM
  • Location: Ringering Room
  • Join certified Zentangle teacher Valerie Reilly for an afternoon of fun. No experience necessary.

Fall in a Jar Project

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 1:30 PM
  • Bring the natural beauty of the season into your home with fall decor in a jar.
  • All materials provided. while supplies last.