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Introducing Flipster

Date: 
Mon, 04/06/2015
Flipster Image

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:

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.