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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading Suggestions

Date: 
Thu, 05/01/2014
Your Next Book

Stuck in a reading rut? Let us help!  Click here and fill out a brief form to give us an idea of your reading tastes. We will reply back via email with a personalized list of reading suggestions within 3-5 business days. Happy Reading!

Battery, cell phone and eyeglasses recycling

Date: 
Mon, 04/28/2014

During our renovation, we will continue to accept household batteries for recycling as well as donations of old cell phones and eyeglasses. The bins are still in the lobby near the east entrance. Thanks for your contributions.

LAST CHANCE SUMMER VOLUNTEER INFO MEETING!

Date: 
Wed, 04/23/2014

Alright.  

This is your absolute LAST CHANCE to attend a mandatory Summer Volunteer Info Meeting! If you want to volunteer at the library this summer and haven't been to one of the April meetings, this is it for you. You don't come to this meeting, you don't get to volunteer.  

Earth Day & Arbor Day

Date: 
Sun, 04/06/2014

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with activities at the Village Green Park in Northbrook on Saturday, April 26.

8:30am:

Self-serve Interlibrary Loan in WorldCat

Date: 
Tue, 03/25/2014
Interlibrary loan image

Attention Northbrook researchers. You asked for an ILL request form in WorldCat. Now you have it. Just look for the ILL tab when you find the title you want to request in WorldCat. Books only, please. Fill out the form, and we'll take it from there. This is a service for Northbrook cardholders only.