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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

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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Modern Times Film Series: All the Money in the World

Tuesdays, September 04, 2:00 PM & September 25, 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, the true story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III and the attempt by his mother to convince her billionaire father to pay the ransom. 2017. Rated R. 2h 12m.

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A Conversation with Lori Rader-Day

Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2:00 - 4:00 PM.

Award-winning author Lori Rader-Day’s newest novel, Under a Dark Sky is a psychological thriller set in a dark sky stargazing park near Mackinac Island where recent widow Eden Wallace is attempting to conquer her debilitating fear of the dark. But when another park guest is murdered, the dark may be her only protection.

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Under a Dark Sky by Lori Rader-Day

Nine month ago Eden Wallace became a widow and she's still grieving. She's incapable of sleeping, her grief has alienated her friends and family, and she's developed a paralyzing fear of the dark. She spends her days restlessly mourning and her nights burning every light in her house to keep the darkness at bay.

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Bus Trip: The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe at First Folio Theatre

Sunday, November 04, 2018, 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM. $45.00.

Two years after the death of his wife Virginia, Edgar Allan Poe is haunted not just by the specter of his beloved, but also by his many macabre stories. As he roams from room to room, searching for release from his demons, Poe relives both his life and his tales. Follow Poe and the ghost of his wife, Virginia as they take you throughout haunted Mayslake Hall and deep into The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe.

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Bus Trip: State Optical Factory Tour

Friday, October 19, 2018, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM. $20.00.

State Optical Co. is a first-of-its-kind brand of luxury eyewear proudly being manufactured in Vernon Hills. They celebrate the quality, character, and individual style that make their handcrafted frames – like the people who wear them – so genuinely authentic, appealing, inspiring and original. Tour the factory and bring money for lunch off the menu at the Calzone and Macaroni Company.

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Bus Trip: Troll Hunt at the Morton Arboretum

Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM. $30.00.

Journey through the far-reaching forests to find Danish artist Thomas Dambo's six colossal troll sculptures. These sculptures are crafted one to be protectors of our environment. The Arboretum tram will carry you through the woods and stop at each sculpture. Some walking is involved, including some on wood chip paths.

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