Adult Services

Crafty Creations with Gilda (IN-PERSON OR ONLINE)

Crafty Creations with Gilda Thursday, July 22 • 6:30-8:30 pm* OR Online via prerecorded YouTube video Fee $15 per project, per person Join Gilda as she demonstrates how to make this month's Crafty Creation. Please choose either the FROG or the LIZARD when you register. REGISTER NOW for In-Person Session OR Online Session.  *The deadline to… [...]

Pop-Up Library Event & Schedule!

This summer, the library is coming to a park near you! Join us for grab & go crafts, giveaways, activities, and maybe even a storytime! Where will the library pop-up this summer? Check out our schedule and locations below. Pop-Up Libraries are weather dependent. If it rains, the Pop-Up Library will not be held. Please call (630) 834-1164… [...]

Farmers Markets 2021

As Summer approaches, it's time again for visiting local farmers markets. Just imagine all that fresh produce, as well as cheeses, meats, and hand-crafted items! To see a list of markets in the Western Suburbs, click on the following link:  FarmersMarkets2021 [...]

Summer Reading Program Sign-Up Begins Monday, May 24, 2021!

Whooooo loves reading? We do! Join us this summer on Beanstack to explore the wide world of animals and reading with our Summer Reading Program, Tails and Tales. Beanstack is an easy-to-use online program, also available as an app for iOS or Android devices. Get ready to start tracking reading, collecting badges, and earning tickets for prize… [...]

Author Highlight: Barbara Kingsolver

Check Her Out! [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="180"] Barbara Kingsolver[/caption] "Barbara Kingsolver was born in 1955, and grew up in rural Kentucky. She earned degrees in biology from DePauw University and the University of Arizona, and has worked as a freelance writer and author since 1985.Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages,… [...]

International Day of Happiness

March 20th is International Day of Happiness! Check out some happy books! The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean my Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin "Award-winning author Gretchen Rubin is back with a bang, with The Happiness Project. The… [...]

Let the Book Bracket Battles Begin!

This event is for all ages! Which book will win it all? Follow our website and social media accounts for updated information on how to vote for your favorite books. Keep reading below to see what books were nominated by the community! Here is a list of the books for our Book Bracket Battles. Click here… [...]

Author Highlight: Åke Edwardson

Check Him Out! [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="180"] Simon and Schuster[/caption] "Åke Edwardson has worked as a journalist, a press officer for the United Nations, and a university lecturer at the University of Gothenburg, the second-largest city in Sweden, where his mysteries are set. He is one of Sweden’s bestselling authors, and his books featuring Detective Chief Inspector… [...]