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Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM
Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM
Sun: 1PM to 5PM
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706

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

Page to Screen Club: A Raisin in the Sun

Sunday, February 19, 2017, 1:30 PM.

Every month The Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted. This month we'll watch A Raisin in the Sun after reading the book by Lorraine Hansberry.

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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Meg Murry's family is the talk of the town. Her father has been missing for years, off on some kind of mysterious, scientific mission for the government. Her mother is so beautiful and smart everyone thinks she's wasting her life waiting for her husband to come home. Her little brother Charles Wallace is a weirdo.

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After Hours Teen Time: Back to the Future

Friday, January 13th, 2017, 5:00 - 8:00 PM.

Hang out in the library after everyone else has gone home. Eat pizza, create a personal time capsule for your future self with artist Jessica Van Swol, and watch Back to the Future. When high school student Marty McFly is accidentally sent into the past, he must get home in a time-traveling DeLorean.

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Just My Type by Simon Garfield

If you're anything like me, you have a couple of books going at the same time. One in the bedroom, one at work, maybe one in the car. For the last couple of months, on lunch breaks and long waits in fast food drive-thus, my "car book" has been Just My Type by Simon Garfield.

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Movie Monday: Finding Dory

Monday, January 9th, 2017, 4:00 PM. Ages 12 & under.

In this sequel to Finding Nemo, Dory decides to go off in search of her long-lost parents. With the help of young clown fish Nemo and his dad Marlin, Dory heads for California and the Monterey Marine Life Institute, evading predators along the way as she hopes to find a place she can call home. Rated PG. 1h 37m.

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Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Noah Hawley has had a very successful couple of years. His TV series Fargo has been a critical and commercial hit, and his newest novel, Before the Fall, a NY Times Best Seller, is now on many best of the year lists. The book deserves all the praise it has earned but the social and political climate we're in right now might have something to do with the attention it is getting.

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Sex on the Moon by Ben Mezrich

After the successes of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, both turned into movies (The Social Network and 21), Ben Mezrich tells the story of one of the "most audacious heists in history".

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The Hamilton Mix Tape

Today, on New Music Friday, its time for something pretty exciting. The Hamilton Mixtape is a 23-track album featuring A-list pop, hip-hop, and R&B artists as they cover and remix songs from the hugely successful, award-winning Broadway musical.

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Modern Times Film: Genius

Tuesdays, January 03, 2:00 PM & 24, 6:00 PM.

Twice a month, the Modern Times Film Series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Genius, the true story of the relationship between editor Max Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe. Directed by Michael Grandage. Starring Collin Firth, Jude Law, and Nicole Kidman. 2016. 1h 44m. Rated PG-13.

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Writing in the Margins: Winter 2016/2017

As anyone who has lived in the Midwest knows, winter is a time of hibernation for residents. Nothing sounds better than cozying up with a blanket, a hot beverage, and enjoying a book or a movie, listening to a new album, or binge-watching your favorite show.

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