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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

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

Books for Political Junkies

It's the day after the Illinois primaries and political season is in full swing. As interest in all levels of politics rides high, keep a look out for these 16 new or upcoming books recommended by Entertainment Weekly.

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The Star Side of Bird Hill Naomi Jackson

Phaedra and Dionne arrive in Barbados from Brooklyn just as summer begins. They have come to stay with their grandmother Hyacinth in Bird Hill, while their mother Avril stays in the States to recover from the debilitating depression that has consumed her and her daughters’ lives. Phaedra and Dionne have known Barbados as “home” in name only.

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Rachel is an alcoholic, divorced woman who loves riding the train. While she is on the train, she observes and sees many things happening. However, since she is drunk most of the time she is not exactly sure what she sees.

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Hold Shelf Moved

To preserve patron privacy, we’re moving our holds shelf out of public view. Ask for your reserved books, movies, music, and other library materials at the Library Services Desk.…

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Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Annihilation is truly singular science fiction novel that uses description and perspective to make the reader feel as bewildered and fascinated with the landscape as does its first person narrator.

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Central Baptist Book Club: The Bell Jar

Friday, April 13, 2018, 3:30 PM.

Every month, residents of Central Baptist Village meet in the Craft Room to discuss a book chosen by our Outreach Librarian. This month we're reading The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath.

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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Fans of Marvel's Thor movies will love Neil Gaiman's novelistic retelling of northern Europe's myths and legends. King Odin and his son Thor, along with the trickster Loki and a score of other gods, giants, elves, and dwarfs come to new life through descriptions of their passions, strengths, and jealousies.

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Modern Times Film Series: Wonder Woman

Tuesdays, April 10, 2018, 2:00 PM & April 17, 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 Wonder Woman. When a pilot crashes on her island, Diana, an Amazonian warrior, leaves home to fight a war and discover her true destiny. 2017. Rated PG-13. 2h. 21m.

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After Hours Teen Time: Super 8 and Telescopes

Friday, April 13, 2018, 5:00 - 8:00 PM.

We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft. Watch a group of kid filmmakers in the ‘80s investigate the alien creature stalking their town in the movie Super 8, then search the skies for real aliens with our telescopes.

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Final Scores for the 2017-2018 Battle Season

Congratulations to all the participants of this year’s Battle Season. Quite a few teams rallied in Battle 5, putting out impressive scores. However, it is the teams with the highest overall score that have made it to the top of …

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LitWorks Author Spotlight: Lamar Giles

For the six weeks leading up to LitWorks we're spotlighting one of the authors and artists you'll have a chance to meet at this year's Teen Book Fest. This week, it's Lamar Giles, author of Overturned, Fake ID, and Endangered.

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