1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062
Tips to reduce holiday season waste:
Join Winter Reading Club to read books and earn chances to win great prizes!
Adult Reading Club: Dec. 1 - Feb. 29
Kids, Teens, and Babies Reading Club: Dec. 18 - Jan. 31
Join us from 9:30-4:30 on Saturday, December 12 to celebrate Star Wars! Dress up as your favorite character and enjoy crafts, treats, our photo booth, BB-8 maze, a trivia contest, live music, and showings of "Plastic Galaxy" and the animated "Star Wars: the Clone Wars". Get more information here.
Recycle your old batteries, eyeglasses and cell phones in the new Recycle Center at the east entrance of the library near the cafe.
We are excited to introduce a new film discussion series on environmental topics. Every few months, we will show a documentary followed by a discussion led by members of Go Green Northbrook.
Join us on Monday, November 9 at 7pm in the Auditorium for our premiere event as we watch and discuss Plastic Paradise - a powerful film on the impact of plastic waste in everyday life.
The next Green Scene will be in March on the topic of bees. Check our website next year for updates.
As the days get darker, we turn the lights on earlier and leave them on more each day. Lighting accounts for about a quarter of all electricity consumed in the U.S. Here are some tips from EarthShare to lighten the energy load while keeping your home bright:
Our 13th and final juried art show, Flights of Fancy: Unexpected Works of Whimsy, runs from October 9 to November 20. Visit the Library to see the artwork in person, or view the artwork online. To view the list of winning artists, click here.
Pay Off Overdue Fines (Oct. 1- Dec. 31): One rental coupon can be used to pay up to one dollar in fines. Please note; rental coupons have no cash value.
The Forest Preserves of Cook County are celebrating their 100th anniversary with a calendar of 100 events from September 20 to 27.
Events in Northbrook include:
In September, you can eliminate your overdue fines and benefit those in need by donating nonperishable food items. One food item waives the overdue fine on one item. All food donations will go to the Northfield Township Food Pantry. Please drop off food items at the Circulation Desk.