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How To: Clean Your Car Headlights

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Are you enjoying that spring weather? Treat your car to a wash and freshen up the headlights. You can buy a kit to clean the headlights. Or, if you have these things in your garage (3 types of sandpaper, Isopropyl Alcohol, Headlight Polish, Headlight Clear Coat...)  , you can follow this tutorial. Click here to read the tutorial
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Screening @ Home: I, Claudius

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Rated one of the "100 Best TV Shows of All Time" by Time magazine, this epic BBC series spans the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus through Claudius, a stuttering scholar who learns early to play the fool and stay alive. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, it's wickedly fun. 
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Creative Bug: Unconventional Book Structure

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
How many ways can you make and bind a book? Take a class to learn how to create 3 simple structures: palm leaf structure, dragon scale binding, and blizzard books. Just go on the website and look up "Unconventional Book Structures"
*Image from Paula Beardell Krieg
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Movie @ Home: Our Blood is Wine

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Where was wine first created?  A filmmaker and a sommelier provide intimate access to rural family life in the Republic of Georgia as they explore the rebirth of 8,000 year-old winemaking traditions almost lost during the period of Soviet rule. Click here to watch the trailer
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Tour: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
The Great Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. Today there is a new library that aims to continue to share knowledge. 
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Get Cooking: Lemon and Garlic Potato Salad

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
This light potato salad with lemon and garlic is a staple at Egyptian restaurants. It's quick and easy to make. This salad can be eaten chilled, warm, or at room temperature. 
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DIY Hieroglyph Decoder

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Make and decode your own secret messages. Use this link as inspiration. You will cut two card stock circles. Cut a notch in the smaller circle to reveal which letter correlates to a hieroglyph. 
*Image from "Small for Big"
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Roll Out of Bed Workout

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Try this 10 minute morning workout video that you can do in your pajamas. If you can't do the move, adjust and try something simple. Be warned: this workout will make your muscles sore!  Watch the video
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Don't You Forget About Me

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Read this light, witty romantic comedy for a change of pace. 

You always remember your first love.. don't you? If there's anything worse than being fired, it's coming home early to find your boyfriend in bed with someone else. After this double blow, Georgina takes a job at a pub. There's only one problem: it's run by the guy she fell in love with years ago. 
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DIY Shadow Puppets

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Learn how to build shadow puppets and a stage. You'll need: an empty cereal box or some cardboard; white paper; construction paper; pencil; scissors; glue; tape; & a light source like a flashlight or a small lamp. Click here to watch
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Story Time with Ms. B

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
The Button Book by Sally Nicholls, Illustrated by Bethan Woollvin.
Here's a button. I wonder what happens when you press it? Follow a group of animals as they discover a collection of mysterious button, all which do different things! A lively introduction to colors and shapes, The Button Book is the perfect interactive book for story time (and bedtime!)
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Sing Along

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Get musical! Sing along to these Nursery Rhymes. Click here
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Best Places to Visit in the USA

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Do you need a change of scenery? Are you dreaming of the day you can travel again? Enjoy a quick visit to the 25 Best Places in the USA.
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Mindful Tip of the Week

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
How to you practice mindfulness during these times? Read this article for some ideas. 

Click the audio links to join on different meditations like A Guided S.T.O.P. practice for stress, How to Stop Touching Your Face, and Connection Meditation: "The Web of Life".  We tried the web of life meditation which "helps dissolve the illusion that we are all separate by cultivating feelings of safety, compassion, and love"-Mindful Staff
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Hug Your Cat Day

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Share pictures of your cat on our website! We want to see your furry friends.
 Does your cat need some entertainment? Try this bird video to get them back to their hunter roots.

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National Doughnut Day

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
The first Friday of June is National Doughnut day. This day celebrates how women cooked and served home-baked goods to boost morale for World War I soldiers.
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Doughnut Craft

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Make these cute doughnuts with socks, glue, scissors, and felt. 
Click here for instructions
*Image from Inner Child Fund
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Concert @ Home: Leon Bridges

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
When people hear Leon Bridges they are surprised to learn that he is a current musician. With hints of soul, purity, and Sam Cooke, his sound doesn't match the Ppop music industry.  Bridges has tapped into ".. a universal sound, an undeniably heartfelt sound which transcends age, race, and musical tastes". Click here to listen
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YA Graphic Novel: Runaways Vol. 1 Pride in & Joy

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
When six friends discover their parents are all secretly super-villains, they run away from home and straight into the adventure of their lives- vowing to turn the tables on their evil legacy.
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Homemade Ice Cream

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Looking for an activity to do with your child on a hot summer day? Watch how easy it is to make ice cream together!
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Movie @ Home: Little Shop of Horrors

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
A clumsy florist grows a giant talking plant with a taste for human flesh. In order to whet his plant's appetite, he is forced to kill, leading to horrific- and comedic- results.
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White Sangria with Mango and Berries

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Now that the days are getting linger and warmer, you can enjoy a cold sangria at an outdoor party or BBQ. Read the recipe or watch a video showing how to make this summery drink.
Click here to watch
*Image from Downshiftology
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Movie @ Home: What We Do in the Shadows

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
Viago, Deacon, and Vlasdislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane-like paying rent, keeping up the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts. 
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Registration begins 6/1/2020 at 8:00 AM

COVID Town Hall

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Palos Park Public Library @Home
The Palos Park Library will host a virtual Town Hall on the Corona virus. Dr. Kiran Dhillon MD, a local infectious disease specialist, will provide an overview of what we know now. She will answer questions regarding COVID-19, sanitary measures, and more. 

Dr. Dhillon is an infectious disease specialist who has been serving the community for the past 20 years. She is affiliated with Palos Hospital. Christ Hospital, and Silver Cross Hospital. Her office is located at 1900 Silver Cross Boulevard New Lenox, Illinois. 

Please register for this Virtual Event. We will email you the Zoom link
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Registration begins 6/1/2020 at 8:00 AM

Miss Jamie’s Big Book Show

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Palos Park Public Library @Home

 

Miss Jamie’s beloved book and CD come to life before your eyes!  Join fun characters Sweet Jen the Hen, Courtney the Cow, Prissy the Pig, Willie the Horse and more in this imagination adventure that kids are sure to love!  Musical virtual interactive fun program for all ages.  Please register through the Palos Park Library website with your email so you can be connected to this fun event.  There is a limit of 100 guests that may register to attend.  This is the Kick-Off to this years' Summer Reading program "Get Tagged by Reading "with the Palos Park Library.


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