Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 1:29pm

Northbrook Public Library holds inclusion as one of its core values and stands in solidarity with all who are seeking an end to the systemic racism in our community, country, and the world.  We have no tolerance for racism at the library.  We are horrified and sickened at the murder of George Floyd and the ongoing injustices experienced by Black Americans ...

Posted: Friday, May 8, 2020 - 4:02pm

Enjoy using these Zoom backgrounds during your next online meeting. To set a background in your Zoom app, go to Settings > Virtual Background.

Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 5:46pm

Lives Well Lived is a documentary that celebrates the secrets, wit, and wisdom of age. The film features 40 adults—ages 75 to 100 years old—who share intimate memories and insights about living their lives to the fullest ...

Posted: Friday, May 1, 2020 - 9:00am

Librarian Anna Fillmore at the Northbrook Public Library wants to “turn social isolation on its head” by transforming neighborhood walks into playful adventures with a Community Bear Hunt starting in May. Read on ...

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 4:23pm

We recently learned that Sarah Brimer, winner of last year’s Winter Reading contest and voracious reader who kept a thorough book spreadsheet (read her story below), had died at age 103 ...

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 9:00am

Daniel Cacchione has been a member of a monthly book club that has met for over 40 years. While the club originated with all members residing on the same street, due to divorces, deaths, and moves, they are now spread over a couple of northern suburbs, with most members still residing in Northbrook ...

Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 1:19pm

If you are looking for ways to honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), we recommend the following activities, many of which can be enjoyed by the whole family ...

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 2:56pm

These days, Linda Wine and Renee Weber can only wave at each other through a window, maintaining a wide, safe distance. 

They’ve been friends for more than 60 years, beginning in grammar school in Chicago. And for the past six years, Linda and Renee had been meeting at a corner near the large print section on the library's third floor ...

Posted: Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

We are excited to announce that we have joined the national movement to stop charging overdue fines. If you would like to let us know your thoughts, please email us at feedback@northbrook.info.

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:30am

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...

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