Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:15pm

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Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:40pm

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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 1:32pm

The library and bookdrops will be closed on Sunday, September 6 and Monday, September 7 for the Labor Day holiday. On Tuesday, September 8, the bookdrops will reopen at 9:00am and the library will be open from 4:00-8:00pm. See our daily open hours ...

Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 5:31pm

The library's Northbrook Writes series returns in September and October, featuring five acclaimed authors who will help aspiring writers improve their craft with topics ranging from character development to world-building, and many topics in between. Fiction & Media librarian, Mike Hominick, has been organizing the Northbrook Writes series since its inception in 2016. He says one benefit of going virtual is the ability to open up attendance to more participants than was possible in the traditional classroom format ...

Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 3:23pm

Summer Reading has wrapped up for the year, and we are happy to announce that over 1,284 people participated in the program this year, including 481 adults, 212 teens, 562 youth, and 39 babies. With more than 700 people finishing the program by reaching their goal, our readers were able to earn a $1,500 Read to Feed donation that will be provided to the Northfield Township Food Pantry ...

Posted: Friday, July 17, 2020 - 4:11pm

On Monday, July 20, we will reopen to the public with limited services as we continue to move through Phase 4 of our Reopening Plan. The library will look very different than before the closure. For example, you will only be able to browse limited sections and access limited services. We have also we have removed all tables and seating areas in common areas ...

Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 1:49pm

TEDxNorthbrookLibrary will be live-streamed from our Auditorium on August 1 from 1:00-2:30pm. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices under the theme of “Create Your World.” Advance registration is required to experience this live online event. Visit www.northbrook.info/tedx to register ...

Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:13pm

Reading for pleasure is one way Sharonlynn Dragiewicz is coping with the ongoing shelter-in-place circumstances. And with Summer Reading, she’s more than ready to dive in. Sharonlynn has always seized the opportunity to participate in the library’s reading programs. She and her husband Dick are both longtime participants of the library’s annual Winter and Summer Reading programs ...

Posted: Monday, June 29, 2020 - 2:04pm

During the state’s stay-at-home order, the Northbrook Public Library has seen a dramatic increase in demand for digital materials, including eBooks/eAudiobooks/eMagazines, and streaming movie and music services. For example, in May 2020, the library experienced a 308% increase in eBook checkouts and a 165% increase in eAudiobooks, compared to the same period in 2019. Checkouts for other downloadable ...

Posted: Monday, June 22, 2020 - 5:33pm

The Northbrook Public Library and the Northbrook Park District are working together to offer our very first Book Stroll in Techny Prairie Park and Fields’ Trail Through Time (1700 Techny Road). Featuring the classic children’s book We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen ...

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