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Harwood Heights, IL 60706

4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706

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The 2018 Tribune Literary Prizes

Historical biographer Ron Chernow has been named winner of the 2018 Chicago Tribune Literary Award for lifetime achievement, and novelist George Saunders and Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Fraser are the 2018 recipients of the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize...

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September 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. Place holds now to get on the top of the list when these books come out next month.

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Central Baptist Book Club: Lilac Girls

Friday, September 28, 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 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
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New Books: 08/28/2018

The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

Tolkien began writing the story that would become The Fall of Gondolin in 1917 in an army barracks on the back of a sheet of military marching music. It is the...

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New YA Books: 08/28/2018

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He’s a Fractional Persian—half, his mom’s side—and his first-ever trip to Iran is about to change his life.

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Noir by Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore returns to San Francisco with Noir, a novel satirizing the titular genre.

Set in 1947, foul-mouthed Sammy “Two Toes” Tiffin is tending bar when a beautiful and crass dame crash lands in his life. Soon Sammy is

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Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead

“You’re back. Took you long enough,”

What if you discovered an imaginary friend from your childhood whom you had completely forgotten about? Livy, now ten, visits her grandmother again after five years. She doesn’t remember much until she finds a …

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2018 Hugo Award Winners

Last week, the 76th World Science Fiction Convention announced the winners of the 2018 Hugo Awards at a ceremony in San Jose, California. The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. The Hugo Awards are …

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Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee

Freedom takes many forms in Mira T. Lee’s debut novel. Miranda’s pregnant mother was an immigrant from China when she journeyed to America to give her family a better life. When she dies, Miranda assumes the role of mother to

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New Books 08/21/2018

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter
Andrea knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows she’s spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Belle Isle; she knows she’s never wanted anything more than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community; she knows she’s never kept a secret in her life. Because we all know our mothers, don’t we?

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Modern Times Film Series: All the Money in the World

Tuesday, September 04, 2018. 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 25, 2018. 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 All the Money in the World, …

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Page to Screen Club: Shane

Wednesday, September 12, 2018. 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 Shane after reading the novel by Jack Schaefer. 1953. Unrated. 1h …

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Classic Film Series: North by Northwest

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with North by Northwest.

A hapless man mistaken for a government agent is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. Starring Cary Grant

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