Homewood Public Library

Homewood Public Library hosts International Games Day on Nov. 19

On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Homewood Public Library is joining with more than 2,000 libraries around the world for the ninth annual International Games Day @ Your Library celebration.

The library will offer special gaming programs and events suitable for the whole family from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Patrons will enjoy games from the regular collection, including Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Sushi Go, King of Tokyo and more.

Letters flow into words at Homewood Library’s Spell Check

The teams huddled to finalize the correct spelling of words in the Homewood Public Library’s Spell Check event on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Queen Bees team eventually prevailed at the fundraising event.

Adult spelling bee competition will benefit Homewood Library

Are your spelling talents on par with Spell Check? The Homewood Public Library offers the opportunity for you and your teammates to test your brainpower at its Spell Check: Adult Spelling Bee on Oct. 1.

Chronicle gets in on the fun by sponsoring four events

After two years of reporting on the community, the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle is becoming an active participant in local events.

On Sept. 10, the paper will sponsor Flossmoor Fest and also a new golf-and-craft-beer event, Fore and Pour, hosted by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District.

Homewood Public Library to host 'Maker Meetup' on Saturday

Whether you make things and would like to meet other creative people or whether you want to learn how to make something, the Homewood Public Library's Maker Meetup: a STEAM Faire will be the place to be on Saturday, June 4. 

Homewood library One Minute Movie Festival entries due May 27

Homewood Public Library is still accepting submissions for its One Minute Movie Festival. All ages can apply, and there is no submission fee. Prizes will awarded, according to project coordinator Kelly Campos.

Homewood Library invites you to create a one minute film for summer festival

You’ve got 60 seconds, can you tell a story on video in that time?

The Homewood Public Library is giving you the opportunity to put your creativity to work for its One Minute Film Festival. Planning starts Thursday, March 31, when Youth Services Librarian Kelly Campos hosts an information session at 3 p.m. at the library, 17917 Dixie Highway. She will give details on the June 22 festival.

Mural decorates Homewood library entry

The new mural at the entrance to Homewood 
Public Library.
(Photos by Marilyn Thomas/
H-F Chronicle)

Fans put movie, TV knowledge to work at Fandom Trivia event

There were some groans, some laughs and a lot of enjoyment at the Homewood Public Library’s first Fandom Trivia event March 11. The team calling itself "60% of the Time, We're Right Every Time" walked away with the victory after, ironically, answering 60 percent of the questions correctly.

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