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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Get a head start on your summer reading with our “Every Summer Has a Story” Adult Book Box Program. You will receive an individually curated package containing a surprise assortment of library books (based on your preferences), special treats, and a ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mokena Walking Book Club

9:30am - 10:30pm
Book Club, Health & Wellness
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Welcome to Mokena Community Public Library's Walking Book Club!  We will meet at The Oaks for the walk and the talk. We will be walking for 30 minutes and discuss the book afterwards for 30 minutes.     The Oaks     ...

Disclaimer(s)

Wellness/Activity Program Disclaimer - All Ages

Disclaimer(s)

By registering, you agree to our library code of conduct and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

Physical Activity

By enrolling in this class, you affirm that you and/or your child are physically capable and willing to participate, understanding that any physical activity may carry a risk of injury. Participants of all ages may take breaks as needed during the session. It is your responsibility to consult with a healthcare professional regarding any past or present injuries, illnesses, health conditions, or medications that may affect your participation.

By participating, you acknowledge and accept all risks associated with such activities, assuming responsibility for any resulting injuries or illnesses. The Mokena Community Public Library, along with its officers, employees, trustees, and agents, shall not be held liable for any claims, suits, or damages arising from participation in these activities, and you agree to release them from any such liability.

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 2nd" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3rd - 5th" group.

Singsong and Yoga with Ms. Gina Marie

10:00am - 10:30am
Yoga
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Grades K - 2nd, Grades 3rd - 5th
Program Type: Yoga
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Join Ms. Gina Marie Slager for a special Children's Singsong and Yoga program on Monday mornings from 10:00am - 10:30am. 

Gina Marie's Singsong and Yoga is an interactive program. Gina has a musical CD out called "The Blue Alligator." She uses the songs from her CD to promote positive thinking, manage emotions, relax, empower with her positive messages and songs, gain greater self confidence, self awareness and self love. Emotional intelligence is key to planting seeds of empowerment! We will play games, sing, drum, practice yoga, meditation and deep relaxation! 

This program is now located in the Program Room. 

Registration is required. 

Limit: 20 children

Ages: Infant - 5th grade

Please register each child's name only.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663, or email our Children's Librarian at youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us.

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mokena Walking Book Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Book Club, Health & Wellness
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Welcome to Mokena Community Public Library's Walking Book Club!  We will meet at The Oaks for the walk and the talk. We will be walking for 30 minutes and discuss the book afterwards for 30 minutes.     The Oaks     ...

Disclaimer(s)

Wellness/Activity Program Disclaimer - All Ages

Disclaimer(s)

By registering, you agree to our library code of conduct and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

Physical Activity

By enrolling in this class, you affirm that you and/or your child are physically capable and willing to participate, understanding that any physical activity may carry a risk of injury. Participants of all ages may take breaks as needed during the session. It is your responsibility to consult with a healthcare professional regarding any past or present injuries, illnesses, health conditions, or medications that may affect your participation.

By participating, you acknowledge and accept all risks associated with such activities, assuming responsibility for any resulting injuries or illnesses. The Mokena Community Public Library, along with its officers, employees, trustees, and agents, shall not be held liable for any claims, suits, or damages arising from participation in these activities, and you agree to release them from any such liability.

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 2nd" group.
This event is in the "Sensory" group.

SENSORY TAKE AND MAKE FOAM ANIMAL CRAFT

9:00am - 9:00pm
Sensory
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, Grades K - 2nd, Sensory
Program Type: Sensory
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11

A take home craft for any child with sensory needs.  We choose crafts specifically with the goal of helping your child with hand eye coordination.  Pick up the craft at our customer service desk and take home to complete at your leisure.  Please register ahead of time and pick up during the designated pick up time as supplies are limited.  

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga- In person with Nancy Richmond

11:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Wellness
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Chair yoga is “Yoga for EveryBody”. If you have trouble getting down to the mat, sit at a desk all day, or just want to deepen your practice, chair yoga is for you. If you can breathe, you can do chair yoga. Nancy will guide you through a 45 minute long practice where you’ll learn several ways to practice yoga while seated at your desk, standing by your chair or traveling. You’ll also learn how to synchronize your moves with your breath. Experienced yogis are welcome, too.  
 

Socks must be worn at all times during this class.

To register, please call 708-479-9663 or register on our events calendar at www.mokenalibrary.org.

Disclaimer(s)

Program Attendance Policy

This program will be held in our Program Room located downstairs near the Children's Department. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing programs@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through our Events calendar. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

Wellness/Activity Program Disclaimer - All Ages

Disclaimer(s)

By registering, you agree to our library code of conduct and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

Physical Activity

By enrolling in this class, you affirm that you and/or your child are physically capable and willing to participate, understanding that any physical activity may carry a risk of injury. Participants of all ages may take breaks as needed during the session. It is your responsibility to consult with a healthcare professional regarding any past or present injuries, illnesses, health conditions, or medications that may affect your participation.

By participating, you acknowledge and accept all risks associated with such activities, assuming responsibility for any resulting injuries or illnesses. The Mokena Community Public Library, along with its officers, employees, trustees, and agents, shall not be held liable for any claims, suits, or damages arising from participation in these activities, and you agree to release them from any such liability.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open MahJong Class with Nancy

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Games
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5

Are you ready to embark on a journey into the captivating game of Mahjong? The library invites you to our open Mahjong class where you can learn, play, and have a great time with fellow enthusiasts!

What to Expect:

  • 🀄️ Inclusive Environment: Our Mahjong class is a welcoming space for everyone, regardless of your experience level.
  • 🤝 Connect with Fellow Players: Meet new friends who share your love for this engaging game.
  • 🧡 Learn and Play: Whether you're learning for the first time or honing your skills, you'll have a fantastic time.

Feel free to bring your Mahjong set if you have one, but we'll also provide sets for those who need them. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, play, and have a great time at your library!

Join us for an exciting Mahjong class, and let the tiles lead you to hours of fun and friendship. We can't wait to see you there! 🀄️🤗

Please call 708-479-9663 to register or visit our online events calendar at www.mokenalibrary.org.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Curious about your family history, but don't know where to start? Our one-on-one taster session is your opportunity to take the first step towards the fascinating journey of tracing your ancestry. We'll go over the information you already know and see what else we can find!

Good to know: Prior to your session you will be sent a simple form to fill in as much as you know about your ancestors. Bring up to three documents to review with the genealogist during your session.

Level: Beginner

This event is in the "Grades K - 2nd" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3rd - 5th" group.

(Gr. K-5th) DIY Seed Bombs

3:30pm - 4:30pm
After School, Gardening & Seed Library, STEAM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Grades K - 2nd, Grades 3rd - 5th
Program Type: After School, Gardening & Seed Library, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Join us at the Mokena Library for a DIY Seed Bombs programs. Seed Bombs are a great way to celebrate Earth Day. We'll provide all of the materials. Come make some seed bombs with your friends. They are so simple to make - you just need paper, water a...

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Hanging with Brinkley (All Ages)

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Therapy Dog
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Therapy Dog
Event Details:
Brinkley is an English Shepherd dog. She is very sweet & friendly, and excited to meet you! During this program, this is a great opportunity to practice your reading skills, overcome anxiety meeting new people, or to just chat with a friendly poo...
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Event Details:
Joseph Cirelli – PresidentKathy Lewandowski – Vice PresidentAlvin Kempf, Jr. – TreasurerMarilyn O'Rourke– SecretaryCamille Gonzalez-Jensen - TrusteeErin Minh - TrusteeSara Carmody - Trustee Board Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 2nd" group.

Children's Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Grades K - 2nd
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Join our Children's Librarians, Ms. Emily and Ms. Helen, for Storytime at the Mokena Library. We look forward to seeing you there! We will read a story or two. We will sing and dance in-between our stories. Afterwards, there will be time for each child to make a craft based on the theme of our stories.  

Registration is required.

Limit: 30 children 

Ages: Infant - 8 years old

Please register each child's name only.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663, or email our Children's Librarians at youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us.

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Technology Help

10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Class, Workshop
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

One on one meeting with a librarian to review basic technology skills.  We can go over computer, internet, iphone help, how to access and use the library's digital material (such as Hoopla) or learn more about our library databases.  

Just a reminder the appointment is for one hour only.  Be sure to fill out the questionnaire so the librarian can be prepared.

This event is in the "Grades K - 2nd" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3rd - 5th" group.

(Gr. K-5th) DIY Lava Lamps

3:30pm - 4:30pm
After School, STEAM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Grades K - 2nd, Grades 3rd - 5th
Program Type: After School, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join us at the Mokena Library for a fun DIY Lava Lamp program! Try this simple kitchen science that explores liquid density and a cool chemical reaction. We will be using mineral oil, water, food coloring and Alka Seltzer tablets to create our very o...

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 54
Event Details:
Join the Society for Financial Awareness for this informative workshop on Social Security and Retirement Planning Basics. Ray will discuss factors to consider when determining what age to file for Social Security, ways to avoid higher taxation o...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Gretel Sings!

9:30am - 10:00am
Music Class
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Music Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Join us as we welcome Ms. Gretel to the Mokena Library! Ms. Gretel will be doing three music classes now on THURSDAY mornings each month. This new music class is called "Ms. Gretel Sings!" and includes shakers, dancing, singing and bubbles! 

There will be three classes each Thursday Ms. Gretel Sings! is here every month: 

Class #1 9:30am - 10:00am 

Class #2 10:00am - 10:30am 

Class #3 10:30am - 11:00am

Registration is required. 

Please register each child's name only. 

Children ages 0 - 5 years old. 

Each class is limited to 15 children. A parent or guardian must be present with the child during the whole class. No exceptions. 

Each class is the same program. Please register for only one class each Thursday. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 or email our Children's Librarian at youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us.

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Gretel Sings!

10:00am - 10:30am
Music Class
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Music Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Join us as we welcome Ms. Gretel to the Mokena Library! Ms. Gretel will be doing three music classes now on THURSDAY mornings each month. This new music class is called "Ms. Gretel Sings!" and includes shakers, dancing, singing and bubbles! 

There will be three classes each Thursday Ms. Gretel Sings! is here every month: 

Class #1 9:30am - 10:00am 

Class #2 10:00am - 10:30am 

Class #3 10:30am - 11:00am

Registration is required. 

Please register each child's name only. 

Children ages 0 - 5 years old. 

Each class is limited to 15 children. A parent or guardian must be present with the child during the whole class. No exceptions. 

Each class is the same program. Please register for only one class each Thursday. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 or email our Children's Librarian at youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us.

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Gretel Sings!

10:30am - 11:00am
Music Class
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Music Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Join us as we welcome Ms. Gretel to the Mokena Library! Ms. Gretel will be doing three music classes now on THURSDAY mornings each month. This new music class is called "Ms. Gretel Sings!" and includes shakers, dancing, singing and bubbles! 

There will be three classes each Thursday Ms. Gretel Sings! is here every month: 

Class #1 9:30am - 10:00am 

Class #2 10:00am - 10:30am 

Class #3 10:30am - 11:00am

Registration is required. 

Please register each child's name only. 

Children ages 0 - 5 years old. 

Each class is limited to 15 children. A parent or guardian must be present with the child during the whole class. No exceptions. 

Each class is the same program. Please register for only one class each Thursday. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 or email our Children's Librarian at youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us.

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pilates - In Person with Nancy Richmond

11:15am - 12:15pm
Health & Wellness, Yoga
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Yoga
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Join Certified Personal Trainer, Nancy Richmond as she guides you through pilates exercises which will help develop core strength, posture, and balance. Nancy will be working on strengthening and toning the entire body. Increasing stability, flexibility, and mind body awareness. All fitness levels are welcome!

This class is in person and will be held in our program room on the lower level. Please bring a yoga mat to class. The library does have mats available if needed. 
 

To reserve your spot, please call 708-479-9663 or visit our events calendar at www.mokenalibrary.org.

Disclaimer(s)

Program Attendance Policy

This program will be held in our Program Room located downstairs near the Children's Department. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing programs@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through our Events calendar. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

Wellness/Activity Program Disclaimer - All Ages

Disclaimer(s)

By registering, you agree to our library code of conduct and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

Physical Activity

By enrolling in this class, you affirm that you and/or your child are physically capable and willing to participate, understanding that any physical activity may carry a risk of injury. Participants of all ages may take breaks as needed during the session. It is your responsibility to consult with a healthcare professional regarding any past or present injuries, illnesses, health conditions, or medications that may affect your participation.

By participating, you acknowledge and accept all risks associated with such activities, assuming responsibility for any resulting injuries or illnesses. The Mokena Community Public Library, along with its officers, employees, trustees, and agents, shall not be held liable for any claims, suits, or damages arising from participation in these activities, and you agree to release them from any such liability.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Solar Energy at Home:Join Will County’s Senior Energy and Conservation Specialist to learn about the environmental and financial benefits of residential solar power. Discuss ideal home characteristics, incentive program availability, questions to ask...

Disclaimer(s)

Program Attendance Policy

This program will be held in our Program Room located downstairs near the Children's Department. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing programs@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through our Events calendar. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Arbor Day Tree Take and Plant

04/26/2024 @ 9:00am - 04/27/2024 @ 5:00pm
Gardening & Seed Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Seed Library
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Did you know that Arbor Day's traditional observance is to plant a tree?  On the first Arbor Day, April 10, 1872, a million trees were planted. As of 1972, Arbor Day became a national holiday which now is the oldest environmentalist holiday. &nb...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 2nd" group.

Children's Finger Painting

10:00am - 10:45am
Finger Painting
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Grades K - 2nd
Program Type: Finger Painting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Join our Children's Librarians, Ms. Emily and Ms. Helen, for our fun Finger Painting program here at the Mokena Library. Come prepared to get messy and be creative! Each Finger Painting Friday, we will have a new theme to guide our painting time together. We will provide all of the painting materials and a disposable smock for each child. Each week we will create an arts and crafts project, exploring different sensory techniques, like finger painting, water colors, shaving cream, play dough, salt painting, marble painting, etc. 

Registration is required.

Limit: 30 children 

Ages: Infant - 8 years old

Please register each child's name only.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663, or email our Children's Librarians at youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us.

Disclaimer(s)

Attendance Policy for Children's Programs

We highly recommend registering with an email address. This is the only way you will get a confirmation email, be able to cancel and receive any updates, including cancellation of the program. Please arrive on time for the program. If you are unable to attend the program, please cancel at least 2 hours before the program begins, by emailing youthservices@mokena.lib.il.us or calling the Mokena Library at 708-479-9663 and canceling with a librarian. You can also cancel through your confirmation email. After 3 times of being marked absent without cancellation notice, we will be moving future registrations to the waitlist for two weeks. This is to accommodate as many patrons as possible due to limited space and popularity of our programs.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Stitch Fix: Fiber Arts Group

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Crafters, welcome!  Join others as they work on needle work, including knitting, crocheting, embroidery and any other needle work.  Drop in and bring your supplies!  

Also, check out our yarn swap up by the mini-maker space; bring any good-condition yarn you don't need and swap it for something you'll use.  
 

No registration required.  

This event is in the "Junior High" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Pokémon: Gym Leader Challenge

5:45pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Mokena Public Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Junior High, High School
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Each participant will battle each Gym Leader to a best-of-three match for a total 3 scheduled times in one season in an attempt to earn that Gym Leader’s badge. Each participant will be allowed to schedule one extra battle before the end of the seaso...