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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 09:00 am

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 - 11:00 am

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 - 04:39 pm

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 - 09:55 am

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 - 10:03 am

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

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 - 09:11 pm

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 - 10:55 am

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 enslaved people was enforced. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued almost two and a half years earlier, many enslaved people were denied freedom until June 19, 1865. This is why June 19, or Juneteenth, became a symbolic date to represent freedom from slavery. Here are some suggestions for commemorating Juneteenth

Posted: Saturday, April 2, 2022 - 11:30 am

There are many ways to access library resources and services at home, including our wide selection of eBooks, audiobooks, entertainment, research tools, and of course, new virtual programs each month. If you need a temporary library card, you can fill out this form to get one by email...

Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 03:22 pm

During Earth Month (April), we're featuring Earth-friendly materials in our lobby Spotlight display. In addition, here are 15 easy things you can incorporate into your everyday life to help the planet ...