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Take an Easy, 5-Minute Survey

Date: 
Sat, 02/28/2015
Make It Better

Do you have a spare 5 minutes? Help us improve our website by completing this quick and easy questionnaire. There are no wrong answers, just 10 clicks you need to make!

New Book Drops!

Date: 
Mon, 02/23/2015
New Book Return

Starting February 24th, we'll have new outside book drops located just south of our current ones on the west side of the building. With slots for both books and multimedia items, you can quickly and safely return all your materials.

Take our survey on autism and library services

Date: 
Tue, 02/17/2015
Autism Survey
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) now affect 1 in 68 children. If you or someone you know has been personally or professionally touched by autism or ASD, please take this survey to help us understand how the Library can serve you better.

Green Car & Driving Tips

Date: 
Tue, 02/17/2015

Are you buying a new car or looking for ways to make your current car and driving habits more environmentally friendly? Greener Cars is a great place to start.

To find the car that's best for you and for the environment, search their interactive database of 15,000 car models from 2000-2015, with ratings based on emissions and fuel economy.

Greener Cars top rated cars of 2015:

Rent FREE Green DVDs

Date: 
Tue, 02/03/2015

While there is no charge for DVDs during February, try some of our environmental documentaries, including:

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?

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.