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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 July 24th
7:00 The Men of Omaha Beach
7:00 Introduction to Excel

Saturday July 26th
10:30 Introduction to Computers
10:30 LEGO Club

Monday July 28th
2:30 Barking Book Club

Wednesday July 30th
2:00 Creative Magic Workshop

Thursday July 31st
7:00 Life-Sized Scrabble Game

Wednesday August 6th
10:00 Story Time at Panera

Friday August 8th
3:30 Young Adult Book Discussion Group

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Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Summer Reading Program

Registration for the 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program begins June 7 and runs through August 2. We will be using a similar Bingo structure used in prior years. For each completed row/column, patrons will earn a raffle ticket for the Grand Prize Drawing as well as an entry in our weekly raffles. Weekly Raffle winners will still be eligible for the Grand Prize: a Kindle Fire HD 7” 8GB tablet and a Amazon gift card. Weekly prizes include gift cards to Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble, and Best Buy. View the Flyer

"Pets Caught Reading" Photography Contest

"Pets Caught Reading" Photography Contest

To coincide with our 2014 Paws to Read summer reading program, the library is hosting a pet photography contest. Submit a picture of your pet "reading" or dressing up as their favorite literary character by August 2 to The contest winner will be chosen by August 9, and the winner will receive a gift card to PetSmart as well as a gift card to 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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