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Visit Our Winter Wonderland

Posted November 18, 2022

Join us Saturday, December 10th from 10 AM – 4 PM for our Winter Wonderland celebration for all sorts of fun throughout the day! Chefs from Cooking Canvas Café Co. will teach a workshop on how to make the perfect hot chocolate. They’ll also teach you how to decorate cookies that you can eat or […]

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The Secret to Finding Scholarships

Posted August 24, 2022

This online Zoom workshop will share the “secrets” to finding money for college.  We will discuss how students can become “scholarship ready”, how they can put themselves in the best position to obtain scholarships, and how to properly conduct the scholarship search.  Recommended for grades 9-12 with the ScholarshopMom Brenda High on: Saturday, September 10 […]

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MAPLD FanFest 2022

Posted August 5, 2022

  Thank you to everyone that came to the MAPLD FanFest. We will start calling winners for the prize baskets this week (all winners will have 1 week to pick up their prizes before we move on to the next person). While you wait please take our very quick survey on the MAPLD FanFest here. […]

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Multi-Library Geocache 2022

Posted July 17, 2022

Geocaching tests a person’s skills of treasure hunting, clue solving  and hiking using technology. Participants look for a hidden cache, using global positioning system (GPS) coordinates, then they rely on clues to guide them the rest of the way. Millions of players solve the locations of these caches and share their experiences with others. Today, […]

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Community Rummage Sale 2022

Posted June 29, 2022

Come to our Community Rummage Sale on Sunday, July 17 from 10 am – 2 pm 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, or outside of the library parking lot. Purchases will be cash only and you […]

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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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