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Buttons

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Learn to use the library's button makers to make your own free button, magnet, or keychain. Please select a graphic and email it to bselep@phpl.info to be prepped for your button! ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.

NEW: In Stitches Drop-In

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s
Event Details:

Drop by the Lab with your own knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, embroidery or other portable project and socialize with others who share similar interests. All experience levels ...

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Discover: Fireflies!

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Art, Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Learn about our favorite glowing bugs and then make your own to take home! Parents welcome~

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Buttons

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Learn to use the library's button makers to make your own free button, magnet, or keychain. Please select a graphic and email it to bselep@phpl.info to be prepped for your button! ...

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This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Scratch Art Keychain Kit

All Day
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

Scratch away the black coating on these keychains to reveal the rainbow of colors underneath in a design of your choice! Kits available starting August 1 in the Youth Department, w...

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Make-A-Mug

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 4-8. Please register for one session only. Create a one-of-a-kind design for your own mug.

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This event is in the "Youth" group.

Make-A-Mug

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 4-8. Please register for one session only. Create a one-of-a-kind design for your own mug.

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This event is in the "Youth" group.

Let's Go Camping Storytime

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Study A at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Ages 2-6 w/adult Your camping adventure begins here! Flashlight stories, campfire songs, s'mores and more. 

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

DIY Pencil Bag

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Create your own design and decorate a pencil (or whatever!) bag using heat transfer vinyl.   

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Calligraphy Club

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Art, Crafts
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Learn new lettering styles from library staff every month, from learning basic strokes, proportions and letters to writing out full sentences! Pen and paper will be provided by ...

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

NEW: In Stitches Drop-In

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Teens, Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Drop by the Lab with your own knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery or other portable project and socialize with others who share similar interests. All experience levels wel...

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.

NEW: Quilting Club/Guild

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 12:30pm - 3:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s
Event Details:

Drop-in to the Quilting Club/Guild. All ability levels welcome from beginner to expert. Please note there will not be any formal lessons. Bring your own sewing machines and project...

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Volunteers Needed - Family Workshop: Ice Cream Sundae

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 4:45pm - 7:15pm
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Games, S.T.E.A.M, Volunteers
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Volunteers high school - adult needed to help with Family Workshop: Ice Cream Sundae event. Email Mrs. Alice Bisanz, ajbisanz@phpl.info if this is your first time volunteering...

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This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Workshop: Ice Cream Sundae

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Cooking, Crafts, S.T.E.A.M
Age Group:
Youth, Tweens, Adults, Family
Event Details:

All Ages w/ Adult Arrive hungry and ready to indulge. Customize your ice cream sundae with delectable toppings and sauces. Enjoy decorating a mood-changing, keep-able ice cream ...

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This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Origami Lotus Flower

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Learn the Japanese art of paper folding in the Lab. We will learn to fold and create a Lotus flower using the Creative Bug website. All materials supplied. Priority to PHPL cardhol...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Origami Lotus Flower

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Learn the Japanese art of paper folding in the Lab. We will learn to fold and create a Lotus flower using the Creative Bug website. All materials supplied. Priority to PHPL cardhol...

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This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Perler Bead Bracelet Kit

All Day
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

Learn how to make striped bracelets with perler beads. Kits available starting August 19 in the Youth Department, while supplies last.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Grandparent's Day Craft

All Day 8/20 - 9/8
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

All ages. Make a special gift for your grandparents. Pick up your kit starting on August 20, while supplies last.  

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Nature Craft Time

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Ages 2-6 w/adult Come explore the beauty of nature and create beautiful pieces of artwork.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

NEW: In Stitches Drop-In

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Technology Class
Age Group:
Teens, Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Drop by the Lab with your own knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery or other portable project and socialize with others who share similar interests. All experience levels wel...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Decorate a Bookmark!

Thursday, September 5, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Art, Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

Get ready for all that school book reading with your own handmade bookmarks! Parents welcome~

Registration
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Sea Turtle Craft

Monday, September 9, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Grades 3-5 Make a sea turtle using a paper lantern.   

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Calligraphy Club

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Art, Crafts
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Learn new lettering styles from library staff every month, from learning basic strokes, proportions and letters to writing out full sentences! Pen and paper will be provided by ...

Registration
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This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

St. Alphonsus Family Library Night

Thursday, September 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Art, Cooking, Crafts, Other, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Tweens, Teens, Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors, Family, Everyone
Event Details:

Families will spend time creating, decorating, building, socializing with others and listening to Principal Trumblay reading.