Upcoming Programs from Your Library!
Santa Mailbox
November 1- December 10
Acorn Public Library is helping deliver mail to the North Pole! You can mail your letter to Santa using the mailbox located in the Library. Then watch your mailbox for a personal response from St. Nick himself! Don’t forget to include your address so Santa can write you back!

The Mailbox will be available from November 1-December 10. Santa is really busy this time of year and he can only answer letters received on or before December 10. For more information please call 708-687-3700.
Fall Leaf Salt Painting
Wednesday, November 10, 6:30pm
Join us to create a fall leaf design using paint and salt! Space is limited. Ages 18 & up. Registration required.
Call 708-687-3700 or email kspringer@acornlibrary.org by to register.
Thankful Tree Centerpiece Family Craft
Monday, November 22, 6:00pm
Create a thankful tree centerpiece as a family! All supplies will be provided. Registration starts November 8. Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to register.  
  

Book Page Garland Craft Kit
Pickup begins November 4
We’ll provide you with cutouts of leaves, book pages, and twine to create a leaf shaped garland out of book pages. Supplies are limited. Call 708-687-3700 or email kspringer@acornlibrary.org by to request a kit.
 
 

Beaded Corn Craft Kit
Pickup begins November 8
We’ll provide you with beads and stems to create mini ears of corn. Supplies are limited. Please call 708-687-3700 or email kspringer@acornlibrary.org to reserve a kit.
 

Book Cover Bingo
Wednesday, November 3, 6:30pm
Be the first to say ‘Bingo!’ in this library version of the game and win prizes! Registration begins two weeks prior, ending when full. Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to register. 
QR Code Scavenger Hunt
Begins Monday, November 1
We’ll hide QR codes around the library and you use your smartphone or tablet to locate them. Scanning each QR code will take you to a quiz to complete. For each quiz you take, you will earn a raffle ticket for a prize.
Teen/Tween Among Us
Thursday, November 11 3:00pm
Virtual on Zoom
Who are imposters? Play Among Us with your friends! Email Ms. Becky at bconte@gmail.com for a link and instructions on how to join the game. 
October Kids Craft:
Football Turkey
Pickup Begins November 1
Make a cool craft. Kits are available starting the first of each month. Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to request a kit. 
Grab and Go STEAM Kits: Popcorn Science
Pickup Begins November 1
Why does popcorn pop? Use the materials in the kit and find out! Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to request a kit.  
Lego Club
Saturday, November 13, 2:30pm
Ages 6-12
Each meeting we will create around a different theme.  Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to register.  
Storytime Fun
Tuesday November 16, 6:30pm
Ages 3-8
Join us for a night of stories, songs and a craft. Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to register.  
Little Builders
Tuesday, November 9, 10:00am
Ages 6 & Under
Join us for open play where kids can create and build using different materials such as mega blocks, building shapes and other age appropriate materials. 
Kids Art Club
Tuesday, November 9, 4:00pm
If you like to be creative, join us for art club! We will be painting, learning about art and having fun! Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to register.  
 

Picture Book Mini Golf!
Saturday, November 20
11:00am-3:00pm
Drop in and play mini golf in the Youth Services Department on our picture book themed course! Registration begins two weeks prior, ending when full. Call 708-687-3700 or email jmarquardt@acornlibrary.org to register. 
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Need to know something not answered here? Email Dorothy Koll, Library Director, Contact us using this form or connect with us on Facebook and send us a message. Someone will respond as soon as possible.

I don’t remember my library card PIN. Can you help?
You can reset it in our catalog by clicking on My Account and then Forgot PIN. If you are still having trouble please call 708-687-3700.

Can I make meeting room reservations?
Yes! Room reservations will begin again on June 1.

Can I donate my used books?
The Friends of the Acorn Library began accepting gently used book and media donations again on February 1. These books are used in the book store, and are the primary fundraising method of the Friends of the Library. Thank you for your support.
This email was made possible through the
fundraising efforts of the Friends of the Acorn Library