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Acorn Public Library 15624 S. Central Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452-3204
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday and Saturday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Contact Us 708.687.3700 ph. 708.687.3712 fax  

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Programs and Events

Thursday April 24th
9:30 Lapsit Story Time
10:00 Lapsit Story Time
11:00 3-5 Yr old Story Time

Saturday April 26th
10:00 Blocks, Bean Bags and Balls

Friday May 2nd
3:30 Young Adult Book Discussion Group

Saturday May 3rd
11:00 Saturday Craft Club: Rainbow Loom

Monday May 5th
2:00 Monday Movie Matinee

Wednesday May 7th
10:00 Story Time at Panera Bread

Thursday May 8th
2:30 Introduction to the Computer
7:00 Understanding Social Security

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Streaming Video Now Available!

Streaming Video Now Available!

Acorn Public Library District has expanded its services with streaming video available to enjoy from the library’s website. Library card holders have instant access to streaming video with a growing catalog of digital feature films, documentaries, educational, children’s favorites and more with a modern, easy-to-use viewing experience. Users may browse the video selection on the library's Media on Demand website, borrow titles with a valid library card, and stream on most mobile and desktop devices. All videos will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees! Try it today. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the library.

The Beat Cop's Guide to Chicago Eats

The Beat Cop

Written by Christopher Garlington and working cop, Lt. David Haynes, "The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats" is one of the city’s most popular food guides. Join the authors at Acorn Public Library on April 24 for a hilarious evening about fried food, petty crime, squad car etiquette, and tips on where (and where not) to eat in the Windy City! Call the Acorn Public Library at (708)687-3700 or visit the Circulation desk to register. View the Flyer

Fiction in a Nutshell

Fiction in a Nutshell

Looking to spice up your fiction reading with a little variety and conversation? Join Acorn Public Library’s new book discussion group! The group reads both contemporary and classic fiction in an assortment of genres. Fiction in a Nutshell meets the last Saturday of every other month in Acorn Library’s conference room. For our May 31, 2014 meeting, Fiction in a Nutshell will be reading and discussing is For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel about a young “American fighting in the Spanish Civil War, his loyalty and courage, and his eventual disillusionment with love and defeat” (NoveList Plus). For more details and to reserve a book, call 708-687-3700. View the Flyer

Wireless Printing

You can now send your print jobs to Acorn's printers from your own computer or mobile device! Just click here to get started or download the app here .

You will need your self-created Barcode/Guest Name when you pick up your printouts at the Library. Printing costs 10 cents black and white page, and 50 cents for each color page. Please contact the Reference Department with any questions.

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