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									Library Lines                                                                       Chicago Ridge Public Library
Vol. 28 No. 3 June/July/Aug 2010                                                     10400 S. Oxford Ave., Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

                                                                       Computer Classes
                                                                       The library has new laptops for teaching computer skills.
                                                                       The laptops, equipped with Windows 7 and Microsoft
                                                                       Office 2007, were made possible by a grant from the Bill
                                                                       and Melinda Gates Foundation. The following classes are
                                                                       being offered this summer in the library’s meeting room. In
                                                                       person registration and a $5 non-refundable fee is required.
                                                                       Space is limited.

                                                                       Computer Basics
                                                                       Tuesday, June 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                                                                       An introduction to the computer. Learn how to use the
  Registration for the Summer Reading                                  computer mouse and work in Windows. Best for those with
                                                                       little or no experience. Limit 8.
 Program begins June 7! Details Inside!
                                                                       Introduction to Email
Duck into the Library this Summer!                                     Thursday, July 15, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The Youth Services Department will begin incubating Duck               You will set up a free Gmail account, and learn how to
Eggs on Thursday, May 27! The baby ducks will make their               compose, reply, delete, print, and forward your email. Basic
“splashtastic” arrival around Wednesday, June 23!                      mouse skills required. Limit 12.
Community Survey—We Need Your Input!                                   Introduction to the Internet
Starting June 7 the library will be conducting a survey to help        Tuesday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
us identify your library needs and highly useful library services.     Learn the basics of using Internet Explorer’s browser and
Your input will assist us in developing the Chicago Ridge Public       how to find information online. Basic typing and mouse
Library of the future!                                                 skills required. Limit 12.
The survey will be available in paper form at the library, and
online via our website ( You have a        Word 2007, Part 1
chance to win a local store gift card by filling out the survey.       Tuesday, August 10, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thanks so much in advance for taking the time to tell us what          Learn how to create a simple document and save your work.
you think. We’re excited to see the results!                           Basic typing and mouse skills required. Limit 8.

       Friends of the Library Book Sale                                Word 2007, Part 2
         Friday, June 11 & Saturday, June 12                           Tuesday, August 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
         9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Free Admission)                        Learn how to format your document and work with
                                                                       graphics. Word Part 1 required or previous experience with
                                                                       Word. Limit 8.
 Job Search/Career Planning Series
 These workshops provide the support and tools you need for
 a successful job search. Workshops are on Thursdays at 7:00
 p.m. The Adult Services Department has more information.
                                                                     Summer Musical Fun &
 June 17: Setting Goals, Staying Focused & the Essential             Ice Cream Social
           30-Second Elevator Speech                                 Thursday, July 29, 7:00 p.m.
 July 1: Start Your Own Business                                     Join Dave Rudolf’s Beach Party!
                                                                     Dave will play everything from Jimmy Buffet to
 Job Club (Leadership Action Network)                                Harry Belafonte. Grass skirts and Hawaiian Shirts
 Saturdays @ 10:00 a.m.                                              are welcome! After you soak up the Beach Tunes
                                                                     (approximately 45 minutes) you can then enjoy a
 This club provides job seekers an opportunity to discuss
                                                                     tasty treat served by our own Volunteens!
 strategies, and techniques to help you LAN(D) a job. We
 offer no guarantees of employment, but your chances                 At the Social, the library will be collecting canned
 increase when you join forces with other goal orientated            food items for the Our Lady of the Ridge food
 people. Facilitated on: June 19, July 17 and August 21.             pantry. Bring in an item(s) and you will receive a
                                                                     raffle ticket to win a basket of “beachy” prizes!
                                                          Summer Reading Program for Adults
                                                          Monday, June 7 – Monday, August 16
                                                          Read 12 books and you’ll receive a “splashy” t-shirt and a raffle ticket for our
                                                          grand prize drawing! Prizes are given after reading 2 books, 8 books, and after
                                                          writing 6 book reviews. . You also can have Ravinia Festival lawn seat tickets
                                                          just for signing up-- while supplies last! A movie-a cinematic water favorite-
                                                          will be shown on August 16 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the end of the program.

       Movies                                                Adult Programs
Monday Matinees @ 10 a.m.
      June 7, 14 & 28                                       Register at the library’s front desk or by calling 708-423-7753.
      July 12, 19 & 26
    August 2, 9, 16 & 30                       Learn How to Decrease Your                              Bill
Thursday Evenings @ 6:30 p.m.                  Wednesday, June 9, 7:00 p.m.
       June 24, July 8                         Beat the heat and the recession. Bring your latest statement to this free program.

                                               Packing for Airline Travel
Chicago Ridge Public Library
 10400 South Oxford Avenue                     Monday, June 21, 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                       Get Crafty @
   Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
                                               Many airlines now charge for checked
                                               baggage and overweight baggage.
                                                                                                        the Library
     TTY: 708-423-2510                         Mayflower Tours representatives will show       Charity Quilting                   you how to save time and money by               Over the summer months, participants of
   Library Board of Trustees                   packing efficiently. Get your vacation off      the library’s Block of the Month program
                                               to a great, low-cost start.                     will be working on quilts for Quilts for
           Karen Kucharski                                                                     Kids, a charitable organization that
                                               CPR for Health Care Providers                   provides quilts to children with life-
            Martin Durkin                                                                      threatening illnesses and children of abuse.
                                               Monday, July 12, 5:30 p.m.                      If you would like to join Block of the
               Treasurer                       (3 ½ hour class)
           Steven Seweryn                                                                      Month members in making quilts contact
                                               $20 fee for residents, $30 fee for non-         Assistant Library Director Kathryn
              Secretary                        residents
            Dawn Nelson                                                                        Sofianos at 708-423-7753.
                                               In person registration required. Fee must
                Trustees                       be paid at time of registration.
            Richard Egan                                                                       Stampin’ Up Saturdays
          Richard Fitzgerald                                                                   June 5, July 3, & Aug 7, 10 a.m.
              Kim Reese                        Gluten-Free Betsy                               Friends of the Library Adult Program
           Library Director                    Thursday, August 5, 7:00 p.m.                   Make original cards and learn rubber
          Kathleen McSwain                     Local blogger Betsy Thompson will talk          stamping techniques. $10 fee payable at
                                               about managing celiac disease (a wheat          time of class.
         Hours of Service:
     MON - THUR 9 am - 9 pm                    allergy) and share her great gluten free
      FRI & SAT 9 am - 5 pm                    recipes. Visit Betsy’s blog at                  NeedleMania Tuesdays
          SUN 1 pm - 5 pm             and come                June 22, July 27, & Aug 24, 7 p.m.
            (Sept. - May)                      prepared to share your hints on how to          Join other adult crafters to knit, crochet,
     Holiday closings are posted               cope with food allergies. Stop by and           and needlepoint. There is a teacher on-site
          Newsletter Editors                   check out one of our many cookbooks             to help you with your projects! Beginners
           Pamela Lessner                      dedicated to managing food allergies.           welcome! Registration not required.
           Kathryn Sofianos
           Carly Thompson                          Books are available at the library’s front desk one month before the discussion.
           Graphic Design                                         McSwain’s Mysteries
            Alphabet Soup                                         Join Library Director Kathleen McSwain, the first Wednesday of the
  Library Lines is published four                                 month at 10:00 a.m. for a “mysterious” morning!
  times a year to inform residents
                                                                   June 2: Pushing Up Daisies by Rosemary Harris
about services and programs at the
    Chicago Ridge Public Library.                                  July 7:    Evans Above by Rhys Bowen
  The Library Board of Trustees                                    Aug 4: Open and Shut by David Rosenfelt
  meets the second Monday of the
                                                                   Sept 1: Local author Helen Macie Osterman will join us to discuss
         month at 7:30 pm
                                                                              her book The Stranger in the Opera House
The library is subject to the requirements
of the Americans with Disabilities Act of      Summer Reads
1990. Any individuals who require certain      Join the Adult Services staff for a new summer book discussion group! Summer Reads
accommodations which would enable              will meet on the second Thursday of the month, June-August at 7:00 p.m.
them to participate in library functions are
requested to phone the library at 708-         June 10: The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
423-7753 at least 5 working days prior to      July 8:     Stones into Schools by Greg Mortensen
the function.
                                               Aug 12:     The Red Thread by Ann Hood
                                                 Youth Summer Reading Program
                                                 Monday, June 14 – Thursday, August 12
                                                 Registration begins Monday, June 7
                                                 The Youth Summer Reading Program is for children ages 3 through 8th grade.
                                                 Children are responsible for keeping track of the titles and points for books they
                                                 have checked out and read from the library in a book log. They can begin logging
                                                 in their books Monday, June 14.The book log should be checked once a week by
                                                 Youth Services staff. Weekly giveaways for reading include prizes, raffle tickets,
                                                 contest guess forms, and much more!
                                                 When a reading program participant has reached 5 points or more in their book log,
                                                 they can register for Make a Splash – Read! Events. Registration for these activities
                                                 begins Monday, June 14.

       make a splash
        read! events
Monday: Crafts
June 14, 21, & 28, July 5, 12, 19, & 26, Aug 2
Come anytime during the craft hours:
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. or 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Children must have at least 5 points in their summer
                                                                            great activities!
reading book log to make a craft. Crafts will be on a drop-           Deep Water Wreath Contest
in basis, but you must register in advance to ensure enough           The summer kickoff contest this year is to design an ocean-
materials for all.                                                    themed wreath for Make a Splash-Read! Children can bring
                                                                      their creation to the library for display and judging.
Tuesday/Thursday: Make a Splash with a
Cop or Firefighter                                                    Find a Splash @ Your Library!
June 15, 24, & 29, July 8 & 13, 12:00 p.m.                            Every day a paper octopus will be hiding in the Youth
Children can have lunch with one of Chicago Ridge’s                   Services Department! Where could it be?
police officers or firefighters. Please bring a lunch.
                                                                      Write with a Splash
Tuesday: Kids’ Book Club                                              Members of Make a Splash-Read! can write their own
June 22, July 13 & 27, August 10, 4:00 p.m.                           stories in a blank book we provide.
Book club for children in grades 3, 4, and 5.
                                                                      Splashy Book Reviews
Wednesday: BINGO                                                      Make a Splash-Read! participants can write up a book
June 16, 23, & 30, July 7, 14, 21, & 28, Aug 4,                       review!
4:00 p.m.
Children need to bring their Make a Splash-Read!
membership card. No pre-registration necessary.

                                                                    Congratulations Ms. Irene!
                                                                                                  Chicago Ridge School District 127
                                                                                                  ½’s Parent Teacher Association
                                                                                                  awarded School Liaison Irene
                                                                                                  Ciciora an Honorary Life
Wednesday: Reading Buddies                                                                        Membership in the Illinois
June 16, 23, & 30, July 7, 14, & 21, 6:30 p.m.                                                    Congress of Parents and Teachers.
Age 3 to grade 3 are invited to be read to; kids in 6th to
                                                                                                  She received this award in
12th grade are invited to do the reading!
                                                                                                  appreciation of faithful and
                                                                                                  devoted services rendered in behalf
Saturday: Buddy, the Tail-Waggin’ Tutor                                                           of children and youth.
June 19 & 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, Aug 7,                                                    Irene was given a certificate,
11:00 a.m.                                                                                        lifetime membership card, and pin
Buddy is a trained therapy dog who loves to listen to                                             at the April PTA meeting.
children read! Register for a time slot.
       make a splash with                                                          CALENDAR OF EVENTS
                                                                                 6/2    Pushing Up Daises. Book Disc., 10 a.m.

        thursday cruises
                                                                                 6/5    Stampin’ Up, 10 a.m.
                                                                                        Job Club, 10 a.m.
                                                                                 6/7    Register for Summer Reading, 9 a.m.
Event times are 4:00-5:00 p.m., except the closing party.                        6/8    Volunteen Training, 7 p.m.
Children must have at least 5 points in their summer reading book log to         6/9    Decrease Your ComEd Bill, 7 p.m.
register for any of these events. A Make a Splash-Read! membership card is       6/10   The Zookeeper’s Wife. Book Disc., 7 p.m.
also required to attend.                                                         6/11   Book Sale, 9 a.m.
Magician Rick Eugene! - June 17                                                         Volunteen Training, 2 p.m.
                                                                                 6/12   Book Sale, 9 a.m.
Sidewalk Chalk! – June 24                                                               Job Club, 10 a.m.
Wonderful Weather! – July 1                                                      6/14   Drop-In Crafts, 2 - 5 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m.
Make a rain gauge.                                                               6/15   Lunch with a Firefighter/Cop 12 p.m.
Shark School! – July 8                                                                  Explore Your Future, 7 p.m.
                                                                                 6/16   Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.
Learn interesting shark facts.                                                          Reading Buddies, 6:30 p.m.
Meet live reptiles & amphibians.                                                 6/17   Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.
Tropical Treasures! – July 22                                                           Magician Rick Eugene, 4 p.m.
The Shedd Aquarium builds a Coral Reef.                                                 Job Search Workshop, 7 p.m.
The Australia Great White Shark Expedition – July 29                             6/18   Teen Learn to Sew, 10 a.m.
                                                                                 6/18   Teen videogaming, 2 p.m.
Annual Chicago Ridge Road Race! – August 5                                       6/19   Job Club, 10 a.m.
Participants race with their own Matchbox™ or Hot Wheels™ car.                          Hannah Montana Club, 10 a.m.
All Ashore Closing Party! (4:00-6:00 p.m.) – August 12                                  Bakugan Club, 11 a.m.
Event held in the Chicago Ridge Village Hall lower level.                               Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.
Celebrate the end of the summer reading program! Pizza and pop will be           6/21   Drop-In Crafts, 2 - 5 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m.
served, prizes will be awarded, and there will be music, games, and even                Packing For Airline Travel, 7 p.m.
                                                                                 6/22    Computer Basics, 10 a.m.
dancing! Children must bring their Make a Splash-Read! membership card to
                                                                                        Kids’ Book Club, 4 p.m.
be entered in the raffle and to get refreshments.                                       Hannah Montana Club, 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                        NeedleMania, 7 p.m.
                                                                                        Dive into Outdoor Fun, 7 p.m.
 Family Summer Reading Program                                                   6/23   Ducks begin to hatch.
                                                                                        Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.
 Monday, June 7 – Thursday, August 12                                                   Reading Buddies, 6:30 p.m.
 Families can make a splash too! Sign up your family in the Adult Services       6/24   Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.
 Department and receive supplies to make your own duck pond! If each                    Lunch with a Firefighter/Cop, 12 p.m.
 family member reads 10 books the family will receive a bag full of prizes!             Sidewalk Chalk, 4 p.m.
                                                                                        Evening Movie, 6:30 p.m.
 Summer Story Times: Tales for Twos & Threes!                                    6/25   YA Craft, 2 p.m.
 Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m.                                                6/26   Job Club, 10 a.m.
 June 16, 23, & 30, July 7, 14, 21, & 28, Aug 4, 10:00 a.m.                             Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.
 Two and three year olds are invited to come for a special Story Time,           6/28   Drop-In Crafts, 2 - 5 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m.
 along with a parent or other adult caregiver.                                   6/29   Lunch with a Firefighter/Cop, 12 p.m.
                                                                                        Pirate Hunt!, 7 p.m.
 Babies ‘N’ Books                                                                6/30   Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.
 Thursday mornings at 11:00 a.m.                                                        Reading Buddies, 6:30 p.m.
 June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, August 5, 11:00 a.m.                     7/1    Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.
                                                                                        Wonderful Weather, 4 p.m.
 Infants and toddlers from birth to 23 months old have their own Story Time.
                                                                                        Start Your Own Business, 7 p.m.
 Parents or adult caregivers can bring their little ones to this fun program!    7/2    Teen Learn to Sew, 10 a.m.
                                                                                 7/2    YA Craft, 2 p.m.
Don’t Miss These Fun Programs!                                                   7/3    Stampin’ Up, 10 a.m.
                                                                                        Job Club, 10 a.m.
Hannah Montana Clubs
4 years to grade 2: Saturday, June 19,
July 10, & August 21, 10:00 a.m.
                                                        PLEASE NOTE
                                                        Movie Matinees are
                                                        every Monday at 10
                                                                          ☞      7/5
                                                                                        Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.
                                                                                        Library Closed
                                                                                        Jump Into Outdoor Fun!, 7 p.m.
                                                                                        Evans Above. Book Disc., 10 a.m.
Grades 3-8: Tuesday, June 22, July 20,                  a.m., starting June 7.          Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.
& August 17, 6:00 p.m.                                  Bingo is every                  Reading Buddies, 6:30 p.m.
                                                        Wednesday at 4 p.m.,     7/8    Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.
Bakugan/Yu-Gi-Oh Club                                   starting June 16                Lunch with a Firefighter/Cop 12 p.m.
4 years to grade 8: Saturday, June 19,                                                  Shark School, 4 p.m.
                                                        We offer so many                Evening Movie, 6:30 p.m.
July 10, & August 21, 11:00 a.m.                        choices, space limits           Stones Into Schools. Book Disc., 7 p.m.
Wizards of Waverly Place Party                          including these weekly   7/9    Teen Learn to Sew, 10 a.m.
                                                        programs.                7/9    YA Craft, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 13, 6:00 p.m.
7/10 Job Club, 10 a.m.                                                          Teen Summer Reading
     Hannah Montana Club, 10 a.m.                                               Program
     Bakugan Club, 11 a.m.                                                      6th-12th graders, June 7 – Aug 10
     Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.                                                   Read books…earn prizes! There are six levels
7/12 Drop-In Crafts, 2 – 5 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m.
                                                                                to swim through. At each level you will
7/13 Lunch with a Firefighter/Cop 12 p.m.
     Kids’ Book Club, 4 p.m.                                                    receive a prize and a candy guess form. You
     Wizards of Waverly Place Party, 6 p.m.                                     also have a chance to “Grow Your Own
     Love to Cook, 7 p.m.                                                       Duck” by filling out weekly puzzle sheets!
7/14 Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.
     Reading Buddies, 6:30 p.m.                Need Volunteer Hours? Join the Volunteens!
7/15 Introduction to Email, 10 a.m.            The Youth Services Department needs help with Make a Splash—Read!
     Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.                 programs and events. If you live in Chicago Ridge or attend a Chicago Ridge
     Rockin’ Reptiles!, 4 p.m.                 school, you can join the summer Volunteens. Volunteens may work up to two
7/16 Teen Learn to Sew, 10 a.m.                hours a week for eight weeks. Training sessions are Tuesday, June 8 @ 7 p.m.
7/16 YA Craft, 2 p.m.                          and Friday, June 11 @ 2 p.m.
7/17 Job Club, 10 a.m.
     Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.
7/19 Drop-In Crafts, 2 - 5 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m.           tuesdays
                                               teen– Explore Your Future @ 7 p.m.
7/20 Introduction to the Internet, 10 a.m.     June 15
     Hannah Montana Club, 6:00 p.m.            Presented by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission
     Make a Splash!, 7 p.m.                    Use a computer program to find careers that meet your interests.
7/21 Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.        June 22 – Dive into Outdoor Fun!
     Reading Buddies, 6:30 p.m.
7/22 Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.                 Meet in the parking lot for some Summer Games!
     Coral Reef, 4 p.m.                        June 29 – Pirate Hunt!
7/23 Teen Learn to Sew, 10 a.m.                Use Duck, Duck, Dewey clues to find the Pirate Treasure!
7/23 Teen Videogaming, 2 p.m.                  July 6 – Jump into Outdoor Fun!
7/24 Job Club, 10 a.m.                         Meet in the parking lot for a hopping good time!
     Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.                  July 13 – Love to Cook or Eat?
7/26 Drop-In Crafts, 2 - 5 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m.
7/27 Kids’ Book Club, 4 p.m.                   Chef Jana will teach you how to prepare a Yummy Summer Meal!
     Needlemania, 7 p.m.                       July 20 – Make a Splash!
     College Jeopardy, 7 p.m.                  Design your own Rubber Duck!
7/28 Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.        July 27 – College Jeopardy
7/29 Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.                 Presented by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission
     Australian Great White Shark, 4 p.m.      It’s never too early to start thinking about your future!
     Ice Cream Social, 7 p.m.
7/30 Teen Learn to Sew, 10 a.m.                August 10 – Summer Party!
7/30 Teen Videogaming, 2 p.m.                  Special Tuesday Event – Carnival Fun!
7/31 Job Club, 10 a.m.
     Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.                  August 3, 6 – 8 p.m.
8/2 Drop-In Crafts, 2 - 5 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m.    Volunteens will be hosting a Library Carnival for kids!
8/3 Library Carnival for Kids, 6 p.m.
8/4 Open and Shut. Book Disc., 10 a.m.
     Tales for Twos and Threes, 10 a.m.
                                               fun –fridays @for2 p.m.Video & Board
                                               June 18 Surf into the Library Open Play
8/5 Babies ‘N’ Books, 11 a.m.
     Road Race, 4 p.m.                         Games!
     Gluten-Free Betsy, 7 p.m.                 June 25 – Splashtastic T-Shirt Pillow!
8/6 Teen Craft, 2 p.m.                         You bring the t-shirt, we provide the fluff.
8/7 Stampin’ Up, 10 a.m.
     Job Club, 10 a.m.                         July 2 – Dive into Outdoor Fun!
     Read with Buddy, 11 a.m.                  Meet in the parking lot for Bubble Mania!
8/10 Word 2007, Part 1, 10 a.m.                July 9 – Go Green & Recycle with Style!
     Kids’ Book Club, 4 p.m.                   Make the latest fashion craze, Snack Bag Chain Bracelets.
     Teen Summer Party, 7 p.m.                 July 16 – Comic Book Academy
8/12 Youth Party at the Village Hall, 4 p.m.   Receive comics and create your own comic book.
     The Red Thread. Book Disc., 7 p.m.
8/14 Job Club, 10 a.m.                         July 23 & 30 - Surf into the Library for Open Play Video &
8/16 Adult Summer Party, 6:30 p.m.             Board Games!
8/17 Word 2007, Part 2, 10 a.m.                August 6 - Beat the Outdoor Heat!
     Hannah Montana Club, 6:00 p.m.            Join us for some Ice-Cream making fun!
8/21 Job Club, 10 a.m.
     Hannah Montana Club, 10 a.m.              Learn to Sew!
     Bakugan Club, 11 a.m.                     Friday mornings, 10 a.m., June 18, July 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30
8/24 Needlemania, 7 p.m.                       It’s a life-long skill to learn now! We will supply the sewing machines, fabric,
8/28 Job Club                                  and thread. We’ll make some easy items. Please plan to attend every session.
9/1 The Stranger in the Opera House. Book      First session is mandatory if you want to attend. Registration is limited. Sign
     Disc., 10 a.m
                                               up in the Youth Services Department
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                 The Best School Supply You
                     Can Give Your Child
                      is a Library Card!                         sponsors
                                                                  Brookfield Zoo
                                                                  Brunswick Zone
                                                                  Burger King (Heartland Food Corp.)
                                                                  Chicago Ridge PTA
                                                                  Chicago Sky
                           Win Shrek The Musical                  Crowley-Sheppard Asphalt, Inc.
                                                                  Congressman Dan Lipinski
                           Tickets!                               DuPage Children’s Museum
                           Every time you check out library
                           materials in June fill out a raffle    Glenn Maker Post No. 1160 American Legion
                           ticket for a chance to win tickets     Jack & Pat’s
                           for a July 13th performance of this    Jenny’s Steak House
                           fun Broadway show!                     Long John Silver’s
                                                                  Papa Luigi’s Pizza
                                                                  Resource Management
                                                                  Mayor Eugene Siegel
New Policy Announcements                                          Star Contractors Supply, Inc.
                                                                  Windy City Thunderbolts
Library fines for movies are now $1.00 per day.
The fee to request an item from out of state is now $5 for       Thank you for your generous donations!
Chicago Ridge residents and $10 for non-residents.

  Library Closings
        Friday, June 4, library closed from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.       Thank you to all our patrons who helped make the
        Monday, July 5, closed for holiday                        library’s April/May Chick-It-Out project successful —
                                                                  from helping to care for our chicken eggs, to setting up
                                                                  the incubator — and more! We also want to extend an
  Library’s RidgeFest Hours                                       extra special thank you to a talented local carpenter who
        Thursday, July 22, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.                        donated his time to build our beautiful brooder box.
        Friday, July 23, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.                          Without the help and support of our patrons Chick-It-Out
        Saturday, July 24, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.                        would not have been so Eggtastic!

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