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Submit your writing and artwork!

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Vote Early at the Library
2019 Consolidated Election
If you live in suburban Cook County, you can vote early at the Library!

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Monday - Saturday, March 18 - March 23, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, March 24, 10am - 4pm*
Monday - Friday, March 25 - March 29, 9am - 7pm*
Saturday, March 30, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, March 31, 10am - 4pm*
Monday, April 1, 9am - 5pm

*Library services will not be available during Sunday voting, or after 5pm on March 29.

The Library is not an Election Day polling place. For help with checking your voter registration status or finding your Election Day polling place, please talk to a Reference staff member at 708-749-1050 x120.

Review candidates, referendum questions, and more at Cook County Elections' website.


Fit Club: Clean Week
Saturdays in March starting March 2nd at 11am

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Clean week is a program to jumpstart your fit lifestyle. Each week, Beachbody Coach Diane Whiston will lead a workout of fitness fundamentals, followed by a session that covers meal planning and nutrition, with personal support and accountability. This is a group to support each other in our fitness journeys!  

March 2 (this introduction session may run longer than the others)
March 9
March 16
March 23
March 30

Register by clicking on the above dates or call 708-749-1050 x120. 
Walk-ins welcome. 

Medicare 101
Tuesday, March 19th at 2pm
Tuesday, April 16th at 11am
(choose one)

A licensed Medicare agent will be here to answer your questions about Medicare, such as:

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  • The distinctions of Medicare A,B,C and D
  • Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage
  • Supplement plans vs. Medicare Advantage plans
  • Medicare D: prescription drugs explained.

Click on the date below to register or call 708-749-1050 x120.
                  Tuesday, 3/19 at 2pm               Tuesday, 4/16 at 11am


Inroduction to
Universal Class

Thursday, March 21st, 6 pm
Are you a Stickney-Forest View Library cardholder looking to learn something new? Universal Class provides online continuing education courses which are available to you free of charge as a library member!  Chose from a wide variety of subjects.  To learn how to access everything Universal Class has to offer, register for our Introduction to Universal Class course today!
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050.

Adult Readers Book Club
Monday, March 25th at 7pm
Join us for a discussion of The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian. A flight attendant gets drunk in Dubai and wakes up next to a dead man.
Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk. Library eBooks are available through Libby (a new app from Overdrive).

Register here or call us at 708-749-1050 x120.



Twilight Zone Lecture Series with Mike Lynn
Thursday, April 4th, 6:30pm
Join us at 6:30pm the first Thursday every month for a viewing of an episode of the classic science fiction anthology series The Twilight Zone followed by a discussion led by Mike Lynn, an Adult Continuing Education instructor at College of DuPage. Learn about the creative elements behind the episode and how they enhanced the message and themes of the episode. Next stop... The Twilight Zone!
Register here for the second lecture and a screening of this month's episode 'Walking Distance' or call 708-749-1050.


Writers' Group
Saturday April 20th at 11:00am

SFVPLD Writers' Group meets the third Saturday of the month.  
Check out our Writers' Corner page.

Have a book?  Find out how your book can be added to our library e-catalog for all to read!
Watch this tutorial on how to create your book.

Once you are ready to start uploading/creating your book, go to Pressbooks.                                                           
Do you have a story to tell? Do you need feedback on a piece of writing? Come to SFVPLD's Writers' Group with a piece of writing to share. All types of writing are welcome and encouraged!

Writers' Storytelling Workshop:
Building Community Through
Sharing Our 
Saturday, May 18th at 11am 

Stories connect us.  Storyteller and writer Margaret Burk will lead participants through fun exercises to discover and share personal stories.  Join us for Building Community Through Sharing our Stories.  Register here.


Questions? Email: or call 708-749-1050 x120.


Basic Word Processing
Monday, May 20th, 2pm
In this beginner class we will practice creating, formatting and saving documents with the Microsoft Word program. Get more familiar with what this program can do. Bring your laptop or use one of our own.
Register here or call 708-749-1050.


Microsoft Office Excel:
Tips & Tricks

Wednesday, May 22nd, 6:30pm

Create basic spreadsheets and use common formulas and functions in Excel. Bring your laptop or use one of ours. Register HERE or call 708-749-1050.



Take Home the Internet

Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending

No internet at home? We have updated our 4G/LTE mobile wi-fi hotspots, allowing you to take home the internet. Visit the Circulation Desk to sign up.

For more information, including our new mobile hotspot video tutorial, view our 4G/LTE Hotspot Guide to Operation.

Check availability or place a hold through our catalog.


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Stickney-Forest View Public Library District       6800 W. 43rd St, Stickney, IL 60402