Posted: Friday, October 11, 2019 - 5:38pm

As the caretakers of the books on our shelves, we take a thoughtful and deliberate approach to caring for the collection. One of the ways we do that is by carefully assessing each item on our shelves on an ongoing basis. This necessary, if unglamorous, task takes place in all public libraries. In fact, collection management is an important part of a public librarian’s education.

Posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 10:54am

Babies, toddlers and pre-kindergarteners and their caregivers are invited to celebrate the wonderful world of books for babies and young children with musical guest Jim Gill, our version of an indoor Pop-up Adventure Playground, and a hands-on activity stations for kids.

The celebration is a great time to join our “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” reading program  and to celebrate the reading achievements of children who are currently participating in the program.

Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 3:08pm

Update: As of 10:00am on Monday, October 21, our catalog, patron accounts, and all databases and streaming services are fully accessible. 

Posted: Monday, September 23, 2019 - 11:21am

This October, we invite you to enjoy a special World Cinema Film Series on Wednesdays at 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Presented with English subtitles, these award-winning and buzzworthy films represent some of the best in today’s world cinema.

This films are free and open to the public. We ask that you reserve a spot for each screening. To reserve a spot, click the link below or call 847-272-6224. For ADA accommodations, please call 847-272-7044.

Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 12:53pm

Families are invited to attend the 4th annual International Children’s Film Festival in the library's Auditorium on Saturday, October 26 at 2:00pm. This year’s festival will feature 11 short films from 10 countries—Brazil, Denmark, Canada, France, Netherlands, UK, Hungary, Ukraine, Germany, and Australia—celebrating the magic of life around the globe. These world-class children’s films are sure to appeal to children ages 5 to 10, but kids of all ages will find something to spark their imagination at this national mini festival. We recommend that you reserve a spot for everyone who would like to attend.

Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 1:46pm

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Posted: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:36am

Toy Swap

Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:11pm

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