Beginning June 1st, library staff will be in the building taking phone calls from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Saturday
Materials may now be returned in the drive-up book drops accessible from Wilson Avenue

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
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

Three New Young Adult Books to Read This July

Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy In this unique anthology, thirteen acclaimed, bestselling authors team up with thirteen influential YouTubers to reimagine fairy tales from the oft-misunderstood villains’ points of view providing a behind-the-curtain look at …


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DVDs and Blu-rays Coming in July, 2017

The Fate of the Furious – 07/11 Dom Toretto is trying to live a normal life. He is married to Letty and enjoying his honeymoon. But a mysterious woman known as Cipher is trying to lure him back to a …


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Lock-In Deadline

The Library Lock-in is our annual sleepover for grades 4, 5, and 6. It is a lot of fun with games, movies, and spooky stories. The attendees for the Library Lock-in are filled by lottery drawing. Only those who completed …


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Plumbing Repairs

On Thursday, June 28th, a repair crew will be in the library to begin working on a plumbing leak. We hope the repairs will be quick and painless, but please excuse any noise, mess, or other distractions as we work …


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Five Books to Watch for in July, 2017

Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown – 07/11 It’s been a year since Billie Flanagan went on a solo hike in Desolation Wilderness and vanished from the trail. Her body was never found, just a shattered cellphone and a solitary …


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Oprah’s Summer Book Pick: Behold the Dreamers

Today on CBS This Morning, Oprah Winfrey announced Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue by the newest selection for her incredibly influential book club.

In Behold the Dreamers, Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come …


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First Edition: The Diary of a Young Girl

70 years ago, on today’s date in 1947, The Diary of a Young Girl was first published in the Netherlands.

The journal of a Jewish girl in her early teens describes both the joys and torments of daily life, as …


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Seven Stones to Stand or Fall

In the wildly popular Outlander books, World War II-era nurse Claire Randall travels through time to 18th century Scotland where she finds adventure and romance with the dashing Jamie Fraser. The books have been adapted into a musical, comic books, …


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Jeff Tweedy: Together at Last

After occasionally touring with stripped down, acoustic versions of songs by Wilco, Uncle Tupelo, Golden Smog and Loose Fur, Jeff Tweedy continues to explore his own back catalog with his new album, Together at  Last.

Fans of Tweedy songwriting …


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Real Friends by Shannon Hale

“When I was little, I didn’t worry about friends.”

Before you start school, having friends isn’t a problem. But if you’re like Shannon, friends aren’t always easy to come by once you start your academic career. Never quite fitting in …


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Movie in the Park: The Wizard of Oz

Pack a picnic, grab a chair or a blanket, and join us at the HIP and Norridge Park for free screenings of classic family friendly movies under the stars.

 

The Secret Life of Pets: Thursday, June 29, 8:30 PM


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Six Audiobooks to Make Your Family Road Trip Fly By

Summer is here and family road trip season has officially begun. For me that brings up memories of endless hours of boredom, begging to stop at McDonald’s Playland, and incessant pestering from my older brother. If only my parents had …


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Fleet Foxes: Crack-Up

With frequent comparisons to Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, and Crosby, Stills & Nash, the press seemed pretty enamored with Fleet Foxes when the band broke out with their debut album in 2008. By the end of that year, the …


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Reading Like a Stanford Student

Every year, incoming students at Stanford University are asked to read three books to prepare them for “the experience of reading, thinking, and talking about challenging subjects as a member of Stanford’s intellectual community.” That sounds like a community we …


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Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

Almost fifty years ago, teenage detectives, Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and their Great Dane, Scooby-Doo began taking on mystery cases involving ghosts, mummies, werewolves, or other monsters. The formula was simple. Their van breaks down near a haunted mine or …


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Movie in the Park: The Secret Life of Pets

Pack a picnic, grab a chair or a blanket, and join us at the HIP and Norridge Park for free screenings of classic family friendly movies under the stars.

 

The Secret Life of Pets: Thursday, June 29, 8:30 PM


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