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4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 | 708-867-7828
Mon – Thur: 9am to 9pm
Fri – Sat: 9am to 5pm
Sun: 1pm to 5pm
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

Mon – Thur: 9am to 9pm | Fri – Sat: 9am to 5pm
Sun: 1pm to 5pm

Literary Maps

Your average atlas won’t contain any of the cartographic curiosities collected by Frank Jacobs on his blog Strange Maps.

Spanning centuries, continents, and the imagination, Jacobs combines rare and off-beat maps with quirky statistics and smart social commentary. Did …


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Book Club: The Red Garden

Monday, February 01, 2016, 7:00 PM Tuesday, February 02, 2016, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a …


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HiLo by Judd Winick

“I’m a Robot! That is Outstanding!” –“Okay. Yeah. Maybe. But You’re a really really broken robot.” “True, true, but it doesn’t take away from how unbelievably cool it is that I’m an actual robot.”

HiLo fell from the sky …


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The Decline of Western Civilization Collection

Previously only seen at special screenings or on bootlegs tapes, Penelope Spheeris’ three-part documentary series chronicling the punk scene of the ‘70s, the heavy metal scene of the ‘80s, and the anti-establishment, homeless teens of the ‘90s, has been restored …


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Winter Closings

At the end of the month, we’ll be closing for all the winter holidays, Thursday, December 24th, Friday, December 25th, Thursday, December 31st, and Friday, January 1st. Even though we’ll be closed, you’ll still be able to use many library


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Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

“Be careful not to step in that,” Tamaya warned as Chad … made his way around the strange mud.  “What do you think all that weird fuzzy stuff is?” she asked.

Author Louis Sachar has been popular since Sideways Stories


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Best Albums of the Year

I don’t have a whole lot of time to read music reviews so when NPR starts to put out their “best of” lists at the end of every year I usually just put them all on hold through the library. …


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Mad Max: Fury Road

This summer, after thirty years away from the silver screen, audiences were treated to a new Mad Max adventure. George Miller, creator of the original trilogy, has rebooted his post-apocalyptic universe with Mad Max: Fury Road. Set in …


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Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams

After 15 years in the public eye and more than 80 million records sold, Coldplay is back with what is being rumored to be their last album. Despite the inevitable, and perhaps earned, criticisms (predictable, middlebrow, populist, the poor man’s …


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Bus Trip: Private Lives at ShawChicago

Sunday, December 06, 2015, 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM. $35.00.

Brilliant and witty, Noel Coward’s comedy of manners, Private Lives, is a delightful romp of a play. While honeymooning with their new spouses (coincidentally at the same hotel,) a divorced …


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Modern Times Film: Love and Mercy

Screenings: Tuesdays, January 12th, 2:00 pm & January 26th, 6:00 pm.

Twice a month, the Modern Times Film Series showcases new additions to the library’s movie collection.

Join us this month for Love and Mercy, the true-life story of …


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