Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 9:00am

A free workshop on effective business writing is the latest offering from the Lake Cook Career Collaborative, a partnership among local public libraries to provide free access to high-quality career development resources. These workshops are free and open to anyone; no library card is required. Read on.

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2022 - 11:00am

Here are three new reasons you may want to get a library card today! Free library cards for ALL kids living in Northbrook, including in unincorporated areas, library cards no longer expire for Northbrook Residents, and we've lowered the age from 18 to 15 for Northbrook residents to be able to fill out a library card application without a parent or guardian present. Read on.

Posted: Monday, September 26, 2022 - 4:39pm

As a library, one of our core objectives is to help people find accurate and reliable information. When a news source looks legitimate, but sources are not cited and reporters are not named, there is a risk that it is not a reliable news source, and instead falls under the category of fake news ... Read on

Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 2:37pm

On September 18-24, libraries across the country will mark the 40th anniversary of Banned Books Week, an annual event that celebrates the freedom to read. By advocating for free access to books, libraries play a crucial role in upholding the First Amendment and supporting intellectual freedom. Read on

Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 9:55am

Come celebrate our Ham Radio Grand opening today (Sat. 9/17). All of today's events are for all ages, and you don't need to register. Just drop by!

10:30-11:00am: Join us for the grand opening of the ham radio (in the Collaboratory)

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2022 - 10:03am

The Village has recently announced a project to improve Cedar Lane, which includes a new all-way stop at Cedar & Cherry Ln, a new pedestrian crossing on Cedar Lane, and asphalt patching.

Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 10:32am

What’s the most important card in your wallet? The answer might surprise you: it’s your library card! It gives you easy access to the latest titles, meeting and study room reservations, homebound delivery services, online resources, and much more. Getting a card is easy. You can visit the library to apply or renew, or visit www.northbrook.info/card to learn how to get a card ...

Posted: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 12:13pm

Help stock the shelves of the food pantry. Please drop off non-perishable food donations in our lobby to help support local families in need through September 30. They are especially in need of canned soup. Learn more ...

Posted: Monday, July 4, 2022 - 9:11pm

Due to the tragic events that occurred in Highland Park, the library will be closed on Tuesday, July 5.

Our thoughts are with families, neighbors, and friends in Highland Park as well as everyone who has been touched by this tragedy.

Posted: Friday, June 17, 2022 - 10:55am

Juneteenth, also called “Juneteenth Independence Day,” “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day," is celebrated each year on June 19 to commemorate the day on which the freedom of all remaining slaves was enforced. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued almost two and a half years earlier, many slaves were denied freedom until June 19, 1865. This is why June 19, or Juneteenth, became a symbolic date to represent freedom from slavery. Juneteenth became the 11th holiday recognized by the federal government on June 17, 2021. Here are some suggestions for commemorating Juneteenth ...

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