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Community Rummage Sale 2022

Posted June 29, 2022

Come sell your used clothing, furniture, kitchenware, etc. at the Matteson Area Public Library’s 2nd Rummage Sale. Purchases will be cash only and you must be able to take the things you buy home that day. Priority for seller spots will be given to Matteson, IL residents. There are a total of 40 spots available. […]

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National Library Week: Culver’s Scoop

Posted March 28, 2022

April 3 – 9 Celebrate National Library Week (NLW) by showing your library card at Culvers Matteson location to receive a FREE scoop of custard. One per person per day when showing their library card at time of purchase.

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View Our Spring 2022 Newsletter Here

Posted December 3, 2021

You can view our most recent newsletter here! Our newsletters are also mailed to Matteson’s residents homes. Be on the lookout for yours!

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Empowerment and Support Discussions for Girls

Posted October 29, 2021

There’s a lot of talk these days about the empowerment of girls and women: you see it on t-shirts and posters; you hear about empowerment through STEM classes and empowerment through organizations like the Girl Scouts and Girls on the Run.  So what’s all the fuss about?  From the day our girls come into the […]

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Community Rummage Sale

Posted August 11, 2021

Sunday, August 15 from 10 AM – 2 PM All spaces to sell are full! Come to our Community Rummage Sale and buy from your neighbors in the parking lot of the Matteson Area Public Library. Parking will be at the Oakwood Community Center building lot. Purchases will be cash only and you must be […]

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Color Your Summer With Our Summer Reading Program

Posted July 11, 2021

After a wild year, we at the library are excited to return to an annual tradition: The Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme is Reading Colors Your World, and if you look around you it certainly does.   The Youth Services Program consists of various elements. First, there will be events for kids and teens (both […]

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Interview With Patrice Ware the Cardio Instructor

Posted June 21, 2021

We interviewed Patrice Ware the instructor for our Cardio and Standing Cardio classes. Here are the questions we asked! Also take our Physical Activity survey here! It will help us know what types of programs to offer to you the community. You can find Patrice’s cardio classes over Zoom every other Thursday night. Find when […]

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Earth Day 2021

Posted April 8, 2021

Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin proposed in 1969 to have annual national “teach-ins.” Patterned after the 1960’s Vietnam War teach-ins, they were a forum to promote awareness of our growing ecological crisis. About twenty million Americans nationwide participated in the first Earth Day in 1970, and today it engages close to a billion people in […]

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Tax Season Updates

Posted December 29, 2020

Last year, the Library was fortunate enough to host AARP and their free tax services, but unfortunately Covid-19 has made it impossible for them to be here this year.  At this time, AARP does not yet know what type of services they will offer throughout the state. There are still some sites through-out the state […]

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Holiday Drives 2020

Posted November 30, 2020

Hello all! We are running our annual Holiday Drives! Call the library at 708-748-4431 to schedule your drop off time. Items can be dropped off between 8 AM and 5 PM. Have things bagged so that it is easy for library staff to grab them. From now until January 15 (or until further notice) you […]

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