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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

Battle Three Recap

Congratulations to all the teams for their great work during Battle Three. We are now over halfway through the battle season. High scoring rounds during Battle Three caused a lot of movement in the leader board. We are excited to see...

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Modern Times Film Series: Avengers: Infinity War

Tuesdays, March 12, 2:00 PM & March 26, 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Avengers: Infinity War. Earth's Mightiest Heroes must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos and his plan to decimate the universe. 2018. PG-13. 2h 29m.

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Mister Miracle by Tom King & Mitch Gerads

In the early days of the American comic book industry Jack Kirby created or co-created pretty much all of the characters that now rule pop culture, Marvel's superheroes. In alphabetical order, Kirby had his fingers in the invention of Ant-Man, Black Panther, Bucky Barnes, Captain America, Doctor Doom, The Fantastic Four, Nick Fury, The Hulk, Iron Man, Loki, Magneto, The Red Skull, Scarlet Witch, The Silver Surfer, Thor, The Vision, The Wasp, and The X-Men among many, many others. If you saw and liked Avengers: Infinity War, you can thank Jack Kirby for pretty much all those characters.

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March 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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Battle Two Recap

Congratulations to all the teams for their strong efforts during Battle Two. As you know, the challenges made during Battle Two will be addressed before the start of Battle Three. Any points awarded for those challenges will be added into Battle Three scores...

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Battle One Recap

Something to consider for next Battle: Remember to take your best guess if you do not know an answer. Since there is no penalty for a wrong answer, a guess is better than bringing up a blank sheet of paper, and who knows, your team might get...

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Bus Trip: West Side Story at Lyric Opera

Thursday, May 16, 12:00 - 6:00 PM, 2019. $55.00.

Leonard Bernstein’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics transplant Romeo and Juliet to the backstreets of New York where wide-eyed teenagers from opposing gangs fall in love as their friends and family battle with one another. Add to that the bold, sexy, iconic dances of Jerome Robbins and you have a musical-theater experience you’ll never forget.

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Bus Trip: Backstage Tour at Lyric Opera

Friday, April 19, 2019. 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM. $25.00.

Experience the Lyric Opera House beyond the footlights. From the moment you enter the beautiful grand foyer, you’ll be in for a special, one-of-a-kind experience with an engaging Lyric docent who will give you behind-the-scenes insights into the vibrant world of Chicago opera.

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Bus Trip: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at Writers Theater

Wednesday, March 13, 2019. 1:30 - 6:30 PM. $40.00.

In August Wilson's classic play, what begins as a routine recording session becomes more strained as tensions rise between the members of a blues band and the owners of the recording studio. The white producers mean to exploit the talents of the band—especially the gifted and impulsive Levee—but when Ma insists on having things her way the session builds to an unexpected and searing climax.

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2019 Practice Battle Recap

Congratulations goes out to all the teams for their efforts during Practice Battle. The scores from the Practice Battle do not count towards the running total that determines the overall winner of Battle of the Books; however, we hope the experience of playing in the Practice Battle helps clear up some of the confusion about what will be...

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Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club Recap

After keeping the jungles of Chult safe, our heroes used the treasure they earned to open up a Bed and Breakfast called the D&D B&B. Wanting to expand their business empire they set their eyes on the city of Water Deep to open up a 2nd location. News quickly spread and soon the adventures were thrown into a new treasure hunt. Someone named Volo left a mysterious note with clues leading to riches and dangers.

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Poet Hannah Sullivan Wins T. S. Eliot Prize

Last month, the T. S. Eliot Foundation announced that the winner of the 2018 T. S. Eliot Prize is Hannah Sullivan for her collection Three Poems. The T. S. Eliot Prize, which former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion has described as “the prize most poets want to win,” is an annual prize for the best new poetry collection published in the UK or Ireland.

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Severance by Ling Ma

Candace Chen is almost thirty and struggling through a break-up when Shen Fever hits New York City. Soon the subway is out, and her colleagues are disappearing. Is Candace the last unfevered person in New York? Will she notice?

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