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3D Blu-Ray Collection New For Fall

Date: 
Tue, 09/02/2014
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Let our 3D Blu-Rays reach out and grab you with stunning visuals! Immerse yourself in crisp high definition that will catapult you into the action. Over 50 titles will launch our new collection this September in MultiMedia on the 3rd floor. To take full advantage of these titles, you will need to have a 3D HDTV (with 3D glasses) and a 3D Blu-Ray player (PS3 and PS4 also support 3D).

Teen Advisory Board

Date: 
Sat, 08/23/2014

Interested in joining the 2014-2015 Teen Advisory Board?  

New Catalog Arriving September 15

Date: 
Thu, 08/21/2014
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On September 15th we'll be debuting our new catalog, Enterprise. Any items you have checked out and any holds and renewals you have will remain in place; simply sign in with your library card number and your password to access your account.  Get all the details on the move to the new catalog on our catalog page.

Recycle your art supplies

Date: 
Fri, 07/18/2014

Do you have dried-up markers, old paint brushes and broken crayons to get rid of? During the month of August, you can recycle them at the library. Drop them off at the Youth Services desk on the second floor and we will send them to Terracycle to be repurposed. You can also bring them to our booth at the Farmers Market on July 23 or August 20.

What goes in your recycling bin?

Date: 
Sat, 07/12/2014

Did you know you can recycle milk and juice cartons made of paperboard? Here is a list of the types of containers you can put in your recycling bin in Northbrook:

Paper shredding at Village Hall July 12

Date: 
Thu, 07/03/2014

Do you have personal documents that you want to dispose of safely? Bring up to 3 boxes or bags to the Village Hall parking lot on Saturday, July 12 from 9am to 1pm. The documents will be shredded and the paper will be recycled. Sponsored by the Northbrook Civic Foundation.

Farmers Market opens June 18

Date: 
Mon, 06/16/2014

Shop for locally grown produce and other locally made goods at the Northbrook Farmers Market every Wednesday from 7am to 1pm until October 8. The market is located at the corner of Cherry and Meadow.

Looking for recipes to make with your purchases? Take a look at our From Your Farmers Market board on Pinterest for ideas.

No More Paint Recycling at the Village Garage

Date: 
Fri, 05/30/2014

The Village Garage in Northbrook is no longer accepting paint for recycling. Paint must be taken to the Northfield Township Road District garage at 1928 Lehigh in Glenview. See the township website for other materials you can recycle there.

Large electronics are still accepted at the Northbrook Village Garage on the first Tuesday of the month through October. You can also recycle small electronics, light bulbs and batteries Monday through Friday from 8am to 3pm.

Summer Volunteer Schedules!

Date: 
Wed, 05/21/2014

Summer Volunteers

The schedules are finished! The Volunteer Google Calendar has been shared with all of you. Check your email!

If anyone is having difficulty locating your shifts, email Summer. 

Breaking the (Auditorium) Wall

Date: 
Tue, 05/06/2014

Yesterday was the wall-breaking event to kick off our first floor renovations.  Several people gave it a whirl with the Golden Hammer:

The Golden Hammer