Beginning June 1st, library staff will be in the building taking phone calls from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Saturday
Materials may now be returned in the drive-up book drops accessible from Wilson Avenue

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

Mon – Thur: 9am to 9pm | Fri – Sat: 9am to 5pm
Sun: 1pm to 5pm

Classic Film Series: Moscow on the Hudson

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with Moscow on the Hudson.

When a Russian musician defects, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined. Starring Robin Williams and Maria Conchita Alonso. 1984. …

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Island Within A City Fundraising Gala

A lot has happened since 1989 when we first published Island Within A City, a history of the Norridge-Harwood Heights area written by Thomas McGowen. So in recognition of the books 30th anniversary, were planning a new edition, but well need your help...

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New Books: 01/29/2019

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
1946, Manhattan. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the...

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Emergency Closing

We’ll be closed Wednesday, 01/30 and delaying opening until 1:00 PM on Thursday, 01/31 due to dangerously cold weather forecasts. Check back here or call 708-867-7828 for updates. Please stay safe and warm.…

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February 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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Oscars at Eisenhower

Academy Awards Contest
Entries will be accepted at the library Answers Desk until Sunday, February 24th

After Hours Oscar Viewing Party
Sunday, February 24, 6:00 - 11:00 PM

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New Books: 01/22/2019

The Suspect by Fiona Barton
When two eighteen-year-old girls go missing in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight: desperate, bereft, and frantic with worry. What were the girls up to before they disappeared? Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the truth—and this time is no exception...

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2019 Story Prize Finalists

The Story Prize is an annual book award honoring the author of an outstanding collection of short fiction. Eligible books must be written in English and first published in the United States during a calendar year...

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All That Trash by Meghan McCarthy

“Wherever this stuff goes, it’s going to be somebody else’s problem.”

1987, the year of trash, specifically New York’s trash. New York’s landfills were at their limit, so Lowell Harrelson, the owner of the National Waste Contractors in Alabama offered …

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Out of Left Field by Ellen Klages

“Girls in this family don’t go down without a fight.”

Katy Gordon loves one thing more than anything in the whole wide world… baseball. A chance encounter with a Little League scout lands her a spot on a team. But …

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Classic Film Series: The Searchers

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with The Searchers.

A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his kidnapped niece from a tribe of Comanches. Starring John Wayne, Natalie Wood, and Vera Miles. …

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New Books: 01/15/2019

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep—and doesn’t wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into...

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