Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:48am

In May, we invite you to enjoy four special virtual chamber music performances featuring members of the Lyric Opera and Chicago Symphony Orchestras, renowned classic guitarist Christopher Laughlin, and the nationally recognized Fifth House Ensemble. This music series is sponsored by the Northbrook Arts Commission ...

Posted: Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 10:36am

SCORE mentoring pairs entrepreneurs and small business owners with experienced local mentors who can provide expertise and practical business advice ...

Posted: Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 10:13am

Our Lynda.com service was recently upgraded to LinkedIn Learning, which offers the same great content as Lynda.com, plus an additional 9,000 expert-led courses  ...

Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 5:05pm

We are sickened by the violent killing of six Asian women in Georgia and we strongly support our Asian staff and patrons and stand against the acts of violence and discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that have increased in the past year 한국어 (Korean)  中文 (Chinese) ...

Posted: Friday, March 5, 2021 - 5:35pm

In celebration of Women's History Month, we will be highlighting Jane Addams, Sandra Cisneros, Vivian Maier, and Ida B. Wells—women from the Chicagoland region who have made remarkable contributions to our society ...

Posted: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:34pm

We are pleased to announce Kelly Durov as our Assistant Director. Prior to her new role, Durov served as the library’s Youth Services Manager for five years ...

Posted: Friday, February 19, 2021 - 3:21pm

A group of Chicago-area librarians with expertise in employment and career services have joined forces to launch the Lake Cook Career Collaborative. The initiative aims to centralize and amplify the employment-related resources offered by many area libraries ...

Posted: Monday, February 1, 2021 - 1:44pm

In celebration of Black History Month, we are highlighting the Chicago Black Renaissance, a literary and artistic movement in the mid-20th century. Notable writers associated with the movement include Gwendolyn Brooks, Lorraine Hansberry, Langston Hughes, Margaret Walker, and Richard Wright. See a list of works by and about these authors at the Northbrook Public Library ...

Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021 - 1:12pm

Each year Library Journal spotlights the best libraries across America, and this year, we rose in the rankings to place first in the state and second in the country within its budget category ($5M–$9.9M) by the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service. For the second year in a row, we received Library Journal’s highest rating, 5 Stars. Out of more than 9,000 libraries in the United States, it is one of only 10 libraries to receive a five-star rating in its expenditure range ...

Posted: Monday, November 23, 2020 - 4:56pm

Northbrook Public Library’s Winter Reading returns Tuesday, December 1, featuring Blizzard Bingo, a new way for people of all ages to engage with their annual reading program. The program runs through the end of January ...

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