The library offers a variety of programs for adults and young adults grades 7 and up. You may register online through the calendar, in person at the Ask Us Desk, or by calling 630/887-8760 ext. 239.

junctioncolorwebnobg This year, we are going beyond books and reading and encouraging people to expand their horizons by attending programs. Join us at the Junction—IPPL Junction!—to learn something new, create from scratch, and share your knowledge with your neighbors.

IPPL cardholders who participate in designated Junction programs will earn entries into our monthly and grand prize drawings, donated by the Friends of IPPL. Click here to view the Junction video!

Upcoming Programs

  • eBay 101 Selling Basics
    When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Ready to make some $$ selling some of your "stuff" on eBay? Plan to attend this fun & informative "eBay 101-Selling Basics"" program by eBay University Instructor Jack Waddick. Sit back and let Jack walk you through the keys to successful eBay selling. This lively session will include real time demos on eBay.com and plenty of time for your questions. No technical mumbo jumbo…everyone is welcome!
  • Find a Job with ReferenceUSA
    When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    ReferenceUSA representative Nancy Spidle will demonstrate how to find jobs by type, company, keyword, salary estimates, location, job posting date, and more.
  • Ask the Master Gardener
    When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Ask gardening questions of master gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension Service in the lobby. Drop in.
  • Gardening with the Darien Garden Club
    When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Sandy Wentworth, a member of the Proven Winners marketing team, will share information about new varieties of plants to help inspire your gardening plans.
  • Book Group Party
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    For anyone who participates in a book group, plus anyone who wants to meet other book lovers, discuss books, or learn about IPPL's book groups. Light refreshments will be served.

    PLEASE INDICATE THE NAME OF YOUR BOOK GROUP in the notes field.
  • Thursday Afternoon Movie: Big Eyes
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Register online at calendar.ippl.info, by calling 630/887-8760 ext. 239, or in person at the Ask Us Desk. Not part of Junction. Funded by the Friends of Indian Prairie Public Library.
  • Girls Night Out with J.Jill
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Representatives for J.Jill Burr Ridge will talk about essential items you should have in your closet and demonstrate how to mix and match them to stretch you summer wardrobe.
  • eLibrary Drop-In
    When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Stop by the lobby to find out about getting FREE ebooks, emagazines, emovies, and emusic with your Indian Prairie Public Library. Bring your tablet, smartphone, or ereader.
  • Thursday Afternoon Movie: American Sniper
    When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Register online at calendar.ippl.info, by calling 630/887-8760 ext. 239, or in person at the Ask Us Desk. Not part of Junction. Funded by the Friends of Indian Prairie Public Library.
  • Beginner's Genealogy on the Web
    When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Explore the best online resources for starting your genealogy search. Hands-on class limited to 12 IPPL cardholders. Requires proficiency with the mouse, keyboard, and the Internet.
  • Make It and Take It Craft: Flower Arranging
    When: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Bring your favorite small container and a pair of garden clippers. We'll provide the fresh flowers and instruction. An IPPL card is required for registration. Space is limited.
  • ComEd Smart Meters
    When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    A representative from SCARCE will give a presentation on the new smart meters being installed by ComEd in homes throughout Illinois.
  • Readers Advisory Drop-In
    When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Two Adult Services associates will be in the lobby to recommend books and movies. Give us 10 minutes, and we'll give you three great recommendations. Drop in.
  • Summer Party Ideas: 4th Wednesdays
    When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Summer is such a wonderful time for outdoor entertaining. This program will give you some new ideas for what to make at your next get-together. Come join Chef Mary Gail Bennett as she demonstrates several party dishes that will be perfect to go with your grilled meats. Recipes and tastings included, of course!
  • Resume Workshop
    When: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to write an eye-catching and informative resume that'll help you land the job you want.
  • The Eastland Disaster
    When: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of this fateful day in Chicago history, this presentation features images and a compelling first-hand narrative delivered by descendants of a survivor.
  • Sports Drop-in
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Drop in the lobby to view some of our wonderful sports materials. Sink a putt on our indoor putting green and win a prize!
  • Cutting the Cable Cord
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Find out how to save money by eliminating expensive cable packages and sign up with Hulu, Netflix, and more.
  • Make It and Take It Craft: Wineglass and Charm
    When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    We'll provide the instruction, materials, and paint to help you create a one-of-a-kind glass and charm. IPPL card required for registration. Space is limited.
  • Florence the Cradle of the Renaissance: 4th Wednesdays
    When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Travel presenter Al Popowits will take you on an armchair tour and share the history and culture of this popular Italian destination city. He'll include Ghiberti's famous bronze doors, Giotto's Campanile, the Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Museum, and much more.
  • Football in a Snap!
    When: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Get ready for Bears season! Presenters Donna Terrell and Robin Beavers, knowledgeable and self-professed football crazed addicts will present this workshop in a fun, non-intimidating way to help you understand NFL football. Included will be a reference handout for use throughout the season.
  • Free Legal Consultations for Immigrants
    When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Conference Room, 2nd Floor

    Representatives from World Relief DuPage/Aurora will offer free half-hour legal consultations on immigrant and citizenship related issues. Please call 630/887-8760 ext. 239 to make an appointment.
  • Free Legal Consultations for Immigrants
    When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

    Representatives from World Relief DuPage/Aurora will offer free half-hour legal consultations on immigrant and citizenship related issues. Please call 630/887-8760 ext. 239 to make an appointment.
  • C.O.D.-What You Need to Know
    When: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Ask questions of a College of DuPage representative in the lobby.
  • Citizenship 101
    When: Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    A representative from the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) will give an overview of the citizenship process, including a mock interview and a demonstration of how to use the USCIS website to help prepare for the citizenship test.
  • Beginner's Guide to the Golden Age of Radio: 4th Wednesdays
    When: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Steve Darnall, host of WDCB's Those Were the Days and the publisher of Nostalgia Digest, will talk about how radio was not only the first mass media in America, but also how it established itself as a "Theater of the Mind." He'll discuss shows such as The Bob Hope Show, The Jack Benny Show, The Shadow, and others that inspired the imaginations of listeners everywhere.
  • eLibrary Drop-In
    When: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Stop by the lobby to find out about getting FREE ebooks, emagazines, emovies, and emusic with your Indian Prairie Public Library. Bring your tablet, smartphone, or ereader.
  • Resume Workshop
    When: Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to write an eye-catching and informative resume that'll help you land the job you want.