Library News

Connect with nature this summer!
On Saturday, May 30th at 1:00pm representatives from the Forest Preserves of Cook County are here to share the many locations, services, and events that are freely available to us—literally just down the road.

Monday, June 1st at 7:00pm

Author and lecturer Robert Mueller focuses on the men of the US 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions who, in the early hours of June 6, 1944, performed the most hazardous of military operations – the dropping of paratroopers into enemy territory at night.

Are you on-the-go all the time, and only have five to seven minutes to read? Try our free digital magazines from Zinio!
We now have The New YorkerVanity FairVogue, Vanidades, GQ, and many more!

Next Events

May 25th (All day)
The library is closed in observance of the holiday.
May 26th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Auditions for The Phantom Tollbooth open to teens finishing grades 6-12. Scripts will be available to view in-house beginning May 1.
May 26th, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

Talking Points

We are very excited about our new artwork created by two talented staff members, Rakhshanda Ahmad and Bob Serafino.

As part of a long term project to restore the area's natural ecosystems, several invasive species are being removed from the wetlands and prairie surrounding the library.