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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

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

It's the 1990s and the VHS tapes in a tiny independent video rental store are being returned with short, profoundly disturbing clips spliced into them. Despite having misgivings, the customers and employees of Nevada, Iowa's Video Hut are drawn into the mystery of these creepy videos. Their obsession leads to the discovery of one family's slow disintegration.

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Deerskin by Robin McKinley

Lissla has always lived in the shadow of her parents, the king and queen. Lissla’s mother was the most beautiful woman in all the kingdoms, and the king was deeply in love with her. Due to illness, the queen dies when Lissla is fifteen, and the king’s heart is shattered. As a mourning gift, Lissla receives Ash, a greyhound puppy, from a prince in a neighboring kingdom.

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Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente

Humans are not alone in the universe. In Catherynne M. Valente's new science fiction comedy, we find out about the existence of aliens when electric blue fish-flamingoes appear in the living rooms of every human on earth announcing our invitation to the Metagalactic Grand Prix, an American Idol-styled singing competition designed to determine if newly discovered species are sentient or not.

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What Have You Been Reading?

Only six more weeks until the first battle!

Be sure to pick up a copy of the battle books you want to read soon! Don’t see the book you want to read on the shelf? Place a hold on your …

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January 2019 LibraryReads

Every month at, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever 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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Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

The Big Water has come, and two billion people have died, but the Diné (Navajo Nation) have survived. Barely. Chronic drought, the collapse of central authority, and the fallout of the deadly Energy Wars have made life on the reservation precarious – and then there are the monsters.

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Quilled Christmas by Alli Bartkowski

Quilling is one of those vintage crafts that has seen a resurgence in the last few years. Alli Bartkowski's Quilled Christmas elevates the traditional, relatively flat construction of quilled scenes and shows how quilling can be used to construct three dimensional paper sculptures like a miniature Christmas tree, a manger scene (with a quilled donkey, cow and sheep!), and several ornaments.

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The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal by Nick Seluk

It can be hard to explain things that we don’t interact with everyday. Especially things that happen all the time without us noticing. That bright ball in the sky is Earth’s best friend and does so much to help us. Nick Seluk makes concepts like the changing of seasons, how large our solar system is, and the water cycle accessible for younger readers in K-2nd.

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Modern Times Film Series: A Quiet Place

Tuesdays, January 08, 2019. 2:00 PM & January 22, 2019. 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be A Quiet Place. A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. 2018. Rated PG-13. 1h 30m.

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