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Northbrook Grows Green

Date: 
Fri, 04/24/2015

How does your garden grow? Show us and qualify to win a prize! Send a photo of what you’re doing to prepare your garden or anything you’ve managed to grow so far – outdoors or inside.

Photos will be displayed in the library and on our Pinterest board, and a prize drawing for a selection of gardening supplies will be held at the end of May.

West Entrance and First Floor Circulation Desk Now Open

Date: 
Tue, 04/14/2015
West Entrance

The west entrance is now open for all patrons. Additionally, the circulation desk has moved back to its original place on the first floor, and is fully functional.

Earth Day and Arbor Day

Date: 
Tue, 04/14/2015

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with activities at the Village Green Park in Northbrook on Saturday, April 25.

8:30am:

Summer Volunteer Meetings

Date: 
Mon, 04/06/2015
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Are you in high school or starting high school in the fall and interested in volunteering at the library this summer? Attend a mandatory summer volunteer meeting! We'll be going over everything you need to know and distributing the application: Sunday, April 12, 3-3:30 p.m. | Thursday, April 16, 5-5:30 p.m. | Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-7 p.m.

Introducing Flipster

Date: 
Mon, 04/06/2015
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In addition to Zinio, you now have another source for no-charge digital magazines: Flipster. It's easy to use: on your Internet-connected computer, phone, or tablet, go to our Flipster site, sign in with your library card, and click a magazine to begin reading. Get all the details on our Flipster page.

Green Gardening Tips

Date: 
Wed, 03/18/2015

Now that spring is finally here, it's time to start planning and preparing your garden. These tips can help you make your garden grow green in an environmentally friendly way.

 

Mandatory Summer Volunteer Meetings

Date: 
Wed, 03/18/2015

Are you in high school or starting high school in the fall and interested in volunteering at the library this summer? Are you looking for some more service hours? 

Calling All Artists

Date: 
Sun, 03/01/2015
Flights of Fancy

The Northbrook Library is accepting applications to the library’s 13th annual juried art show, Flights of Fancy: Unexpected Works of Whimsy starting March 1. We are looking for art that embraces the unusual, repurposes materials, or otherwise takes the viewer to a place of whimsy and wonder. The deadline for entry is May 31, 2015. Works will be on display in the library October 9-November 20. Click here for more info or to apply online. Email artshow@northbrook.info with any questions.

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: