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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.

New Book Drops!

Date: 
Mon, 02/23/2015
New Book Return

Starting February 24th, we'll have new outside book drops located just south of our current ones on the west side of the building. With slots for both books and multimedia items, you can quickly and safely return all your materials.

Take our survey on autism and library services

Date: 
Tue, 02/17/2015
Autism Survey
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) now affect 1 in 68 children. If you or someone you know has been personally or professionally touched by autism or ASD, please take this survey to help us understand how the Library can serve you better.

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.

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).

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!

Self-serve Interlibrary Loan in WorldCat

Date: 
Tue, 03/25/2014
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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.