New Lenox Library @ Home Programs — Thoughtful Thursday

Thoughtful Thursday

Videos will be posted at 10 AM.

May 28: No-Slip Puffy Paint Socks with Melissa

Need to keep your toes toasty, but your socks are too slippery? Practice your art and craft skills by making no-slip socks for yourself, or brighten someone's day by giving them to others. (Nursing homes and senior care centers are great places to donate!) Our Teen Coordinator Melissa shows you how.


May 21: Yoga with Leslie

Join Leslie for a relaxing yoga session. Designed to give you an all-round yoga practice, incorporating 3 key elements of yoga - mobility, strength and relaxation. Leslie is a professional yoga teacher who will guide you through a beginner yoga program.

We're having some technical difficulties with this video, but we're working on it!


May 14: Digital Escape Room by Annette

A thief has stolen a time machine and it is your mission to track him down. Test your knowledge and puzzle skills as you travel through time in our interactive digital escape room, A Blast To The Past.

This escape room is geared for teenagers and adults. You can complete it by yourself or with a group. It is recommended when doing research or clicking on a link that you open a new tab so you don't lose your progress.

New Lenox Library's Digital Escape Room

May 7: Ace Your In-Person Interview with Jez Layman

Learn how to wow an employer at your interview. This class covers the before, during, and after the most crucial part of the job-hunting process. Learn how to prepare, research a company, dress the part, answer questions with ease, learn how to sell yourselves better, and how to follow-up afterward.


April 30: Hair Braiding Tutorial with Hair Stylist Melissa Novak

Learn how to braid your own hair with local hair stylist Melissa Novak. Learn the difference between Dutch braid and a French braid, and how to do both.


April 23: Learn Euchre with Nicholas


April 16: How to Play Dungeons & Dragons with Nicholas

Heard of Dungeons and Dragons, but didn't know how to play? Learn how to play D&D online and at home with Nicholas!


April 9: Meal Planning with Kristyn of Mealtime Memories

Download Kristyn's Meal Planning Tips & the Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese recipe (PDF)


April 2: Starting Your Family Tree with Pam

Green, yellow, and blue tree with leaves

Learn how to start on your genealogy journey! Download the Starting Your Family Tree PDF.