Darby Thorne is making a last minute Christmas-time road trip home from college. She just found out her mom has cancer and she needs to make amends. In her rush, she didn't plan very well. She forgot her phone charger, she's lost her signal anyway, and she didn't hear the news about the imminent blizzard.Read More
Tuesdays, August 14, 2:00 PM & August 28, 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 Marshall. A young Thurgood Marshall, the first African–American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career–defining cases. 2017. Rated PG–13. 1h, 58m.Read More
Meade Creamery is a summer tradition, an ice cream stand started during World War II. Molly Meade made the treat and, since its beginning, it’s been a sisterhood, run by an all-girl staff.Read More
Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever ten books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get on the top of the list when these books come out next month.Read More
Friday, August 17, 2018, 8:00 PM.
Join us at Norridge Park for a free screening of Pixar's Coco under the stars.Read More
Thursday, August 02, 2018, 1:00 PM.
Our Classic Film Series continues with Strangers on a Train.Read More
Are you interested in changing up your garden, but are not sure where to start? Grow something Different illustrates how to grow fun and unique fruits and vegetables without fear.Read More
Friday, August 17, 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 Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.Read More
Kamila Shamsie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction for her nover Home Fire. The Women's Prize is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman. Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.Read More
On Friday, June 29th kids in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades arrived for a day of fun ghost themed activities.Read More
Friday, August 10, 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.Read More
The Golem and the Jinni centers around Ahmad and Chava. Ahmad is a jinni, a being made of fire, who hails from the Syrian Desert. He has been trapped in a flask for almost a thousand years, and is accidentally released by a tinsmith in the neighborhood of Little Syria in 20th century New York.Read More
Wednesday, August 08, 2018, 1:30 PM.
This month we'll watch The Bridges of Madison County after reading the book by Robert James Waller. 1995. PG-13. 2h 15m.Read More
"We’re content. There’s no need to move much when you’re content. But I’m not content. So I’ve been traveling."Read More
Thursday, August 09, 2018, 3:00 PM.
Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture. This month we're discussing The Greatest Battle by Andrew Nagorski.Read More
Monday, August 06, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018, 2:00 - 3:30 PM.
This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be The Guineveres by Sarah Domet.Read More
Hari Kunzru asks the reader to consider the line between appreciation and appropriation in his gothic ghost story White Tears.Read More
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 1:00 PM.
Our Classic Film Series continues with The 39 Steps.Read More