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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

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

Wilson Avenue Entrance Closing

The Wilson Avenue entrance and drive-up book drop will be closed next week during road construction. We expect the Wilson driveway to be blocked from April 5th through April 9th.

Over the next few weeks road resurfacing will take place …

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Classic Film Series: The Yakuza

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with The Yakuza.

In search of his friend’s kidnapped daughter, a man ends up on the wrong side of the notorious Japanese mafia. Starring Robert Mitchum. 1974. Rated …

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The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

In 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight walked into the wood of Maine, found a secluded clearing, set up camp, and avoided interacting with another human being for the next 27 years. He wasn’t really an outdoors man. He didn’t hunt, or …

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New YA Books for April 2018

The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates.

The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled …

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The Window by Amelia Brunskill

Jess might look exactly like her twin sister Anna but they couldn’t be more different. Anna is outgoing, quick to smile, and always looking to make friends. Jess is an introvert who prefers to be alone with a good book. …

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Five New Books for April 2018

Dictionary Stories: Short Fictions and Other Findings by Jez Burrows – April 10 One day, while looking up a word in the New Oxford American Dictionary, Jez Burrows was stopped in his tracks by an example sentence: “He perched on …

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Computers Down 03/29

All of our computers will be undergoing maintenance on Thursday, March 29th and will be unavailable for public use. During this time, printing will also be unavailable. Our photocopiers will be working but charges will have to be paid using …

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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.

Seasoned …

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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 …

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Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates by April Jones Prince

“Papa, Mama, and bonny Baby hoisted themselves onto the main deck and headed straight for their breakfast. ‘Shiver me timbers, someone’s been eating me gruel!’ Papa boomed.”

Brush up on your pirate lingo with this new refreshing tale of Goldilocks

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins consists of three main characters: Rachel, Megan, and Anna. Rachel is an alcoholic, divorced woman who loves riding the train. While she is on the train, she observes and sees many things …

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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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Heroes of the Storm

The only game where you will find characters from Starcraft, Diablo III World of Warcraft, and Overwatch fighting each other for a God’s favor is Heroes of the Storm. Any fans of the MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle …

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Catalog Updates

Tomorrow morning, between 3:00 and 9:00 AM on March 21st, our catalog will be down while it undergoes some updates. During this time, you will be unable to search for library items, place holds, or access your account. We apologize …

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LitWorks Author Spotlight: Jeffery Weatherford

It’s coming up on LitWorks time! Can you believe it has already been a year?

For the six weeks before LitWorks we’re going to spotlight one of the authors and artists you’ll have a chance to meet at this year’s …

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April 2018 LibraryReads

Every month at, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever ten books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list.

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2017 IACP Cookbook Awards

Every year, the Industrial Association of Culinary Professionals gives its Cookbook Awards to “honor the authors, publishers, and other contributors behind the best cookbooks published each year.” And they award them to a lot of cookbooks. Luckily for cookbook fans, …

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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. The setting is that of an inexplicably altered piece of …

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