Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM | Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM | Sun: 1PM to 5PM
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

Modern Times Film Series: Black Panther

Tuesdays, November 20, 2018. 2:00 PM & November 27, 2018. 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Black Panther. The new king of a technologically advanced African nation, is challenged by a vengeful outsider and a black-market arms dealer. 2018. PG-13. 2h 14m.

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Battle Books Have Arrived!

The Battle Books for 2019 have been chosen. Copies of every title will be arriving at each participating school soon, but why wait?

You can find them in Kids World under the Dragon Mural. Check them out and get a …

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Jesse Ball’s Census Wins Gordon Burn Prize

In 2013 the Gordon Burn Prize was launched “to reward fiction or non-fiction written in the English language, which in the opinion of the judges most successfully represents the spirit and sensibility of Gordon’s literary methods: novels which dare to enter history and interrogate the past…literature which challenges perceived notions of genre and makes us think again about just what it is that we are reading.”

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November 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 these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released.

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Eighth Grade

Stand-up comedian Bo Burnham steps off the stage and behind the camera with his writing/directing debut, an unsentimental, non-glamorized look at what it means to be a 13-year-old today.

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How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan

Does LSD have a place in your medicine cabinet? In How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, Professor Michael Pollan explores the history of psychedelics in the scientific community to assess whether LSD, psilocybin, or similar synthetic drugs have a place in modern mental health therapy.

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Abir Mukherjee Wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

The Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is an international competition that supports and celebrates the best adventure writing today. First awarded in 2016, the Prize recognizes published, unpublished and young (age 21 and under) authors alike. The Prize is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English. Last month the award was presented to Abir Mukherjee for A Necessary Evil, the second in his Sam Wyndham Series, following A Rising Man.

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