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

  • When: Thursday, April 30, 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 a part of Junction. Funded by the Friends of Indian Prairie Public Library.
  • When: Wednesday, May 06, 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.
  • When: Thursday, May 07, 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.
  • When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Ask questions of a College of DuPage representative in the lobby. Drop in.
  • When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    This free, proctored practice test will help identify your strengths and weaknesses before the real thing. Kaplan will contact each student with analyzed test results. Remember to bring #2 sharpened pencils and an approved calculator. Space is limited.
  • When: Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg will talk about and sign copies of her newest novel, The Dream Lover. Barbara's Bookstore of Burr Ridge will be here to provide copies of the book for sale.
  • When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    A garden shaded by trees or buildings is often a challenge for the gardener who is faced with low light levels, tree roots, and soil that is often dry. Horticulturist Nina Koziol provides solutions and ideas for artful plantings that can help you create effective combinations that consider color, texture, and form.
  • When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    This 90 minute educational presentation will cover eligibility, enrollment, and the benefits of Medicare Parts A and B and the standardized Medicare Supplemental Plans available in Illinois.
  • When: Thursday, May 21, 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.
  • When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Are you a fan of art but uncertain how to talk about it? Do you want to understand more about a painting or sculpture than what the label on the wall tells you about it? In this slide lecture, Jeff Mishur offers an introduction to the appreciation of art. He'll discuss how to analyze how an artwork is "built" out of colors, lines, and similar visual components and discuss basic design principles.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 people's homes throughout Illinois.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.