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Story Times at the Library

Story times are back at the library, in the Youth Services section.

Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Hello, Amigos! Bilingual Storytime. Ages 5 and under are welcome. Thursday, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Merry Math Makers Storytime. Perfect for ages 2 to 5. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 9:30 a.m. Babybugs Lapsit Storytime. Geared for babies and young toddlers. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Movers Toddler Storytime. Great for ages 2 to 4.

Couch Potato
Fridays at SKL

Hang out and watch old television favorites like Friends and Seinfeld while eating comfort food and enjoying good drinks. Friday, Jan. 24 at 6 p .m. at SKL, 7445 Madison St. 

An Actor Prepares… to read your mind 

Join Forest Park’s own Fred Zimmerman, The Chicago Mentalist, at Doc Ryan’s, 7432 Madison St., on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. What’s going to happen? He’ll demonstrate his ability as a human lie detector and showcase his mentalist capabilities. The best part? The audience participates too! It’s pay-what-you-can, and 25% of all proceeds will be donated to Sarah’s Inn.

Device Advice

Do you need help with your tablet, eReader, laptop or smartphone? Get answers to your questions about apps, browsers, search engines and more at our drop-in tech lab on Jan. 23 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This week’s event will be held at The Altenheim, 7824 W. Madison in the Campus Office Building, 2nd Floor. Please call adult services at 708-689-6138 with questions. 

Seniors, get moving! 

Meet at the Howard Mohr Community Center, 7640 Jackson Blvd., for senior exercise classes Friday, Jan. 24 from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 1 pm. Don’t miss the Senior Citizens Club on Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call the Community Center at (708) 771-7737

The Art of Power Discussion

Join leader Charles Vietzen for the History Discussion Group’s talk about “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” at Centuries & Sleuths bookstore on Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.