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Important notice about tax forms available at the library

Date: 
Mon, 01/26/2015
Tax forms

This year, the amount of tax forms and booklets being provided to the library from the state and federal governments will be drastically reduced. For full details see here.

Local Resale Shops

Date: 
Mon, 01/19/2015

If you have furniture or housewares to get rid of or are looking for unique home decor at bargain prices, try these local resale and consignment shops.

Village Treasure House (1460 Paddock Dr., Northbrook):
Upscale and vintage furniture and home furnishings. Proceeds support local agencies serving women and children in crisis.

Finals Cafe

Date: 
Mon, 01/12/2015

It's Finals! How are you holding up? Exhausted and starving? Stressed out?

No charge for DVDs & Rental Books into February. Also, new check out spots!

Date: 
Thu, 01/08/2015

Bad news: construction means we've had to temporarily move our 1st floor check out desk to the 2nd floor Magazines & Newspapers Room. Good news: there's no charge to check out any DVD or rental book until the desk reopens on the first floor, likely toward the end of February! Late fines still apply.

See it on Pinterest - Make It at NPL

Date: 
Thu, 01/08/2015

Adult Services is offering a new program for ages 13+.

Learn to make all the interesting DIY projects you see on Pinterest! First up is beaded stretch bracelets.

Tape Dispenser Recycling

Date: 
Mon, 12/01/2014

Have you used up a roll of tape wrapping presents this month? Bring any empty tape cores or disposable dispensers to the library and we will recycle them!

Drop them off at any service desk on the 2nd or 3rd floors:
Reference, Youth Services, Multimedia, Reader Services.

The collection lasts from December 1st to January 15th.

Food Freshness Dates

Date: 
Thu, 11/13/2014

Are you stocking up on food for the holidays? Find out how long your food will stay fresh and learn the best way to store different items at the Still Tasty website. These helpful tips will save you money and prevent wasting good food.

Turkey tips:

hoopla! Digital movies, music, tv and audiobooks

Date: 
Mon, 11/03/2014
hoopla image

Hoopla is free service that allows you to check out and watch or listen to audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and music on your computer or portable device. Titles are always available, so there's never a wait. Because titles expire on their own, you don't have to worry about returning them or accruing fines! Check out up to 8 titles a month. Full details here.

Recycling at Northfield Township ends 11/14

Date: 
Mon, 10/20/2014

Friday, November 14 is your last chance this year to recycle special items at the Northfield Township Garage before they close for the winter. Items you can drop off for recycling include:

Waste-Free Lunches

Date: 
Tue, 09/23/2014

It's back to school time again, and that means packed lunches for many kids. Did you know that on average, a school-age child using disposable lunch packaging and utensils generates 67 pounds of waste per school year?

Instead of using plastic sandwich bags or buying individually wrapped snacks, consider reusable containers, napkins and utensils. Not only will you help the environment, it will also save you money.

For more information and tips, visit Waste-Free Lunches.