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

Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo

She’s a K-pop star trying to have one unstructured day, one day when she can do anything she wants. He’s a photographer working on spec for Hong Kong’s most notorious scandal sheet.

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Central Baptist Book Club: The Dollhouse

Friday, June 21, 2019, 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 The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis.

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June 2019 LibraryReads

Every month at, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming 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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Polish Heritage Book Club: The Chosen Maiden

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 3:00 - 4:30 PM.

Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture. This month we're discussing The Chosen Maiden by Eva Stachniak.

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Modern Times Film Series: Crazy Rich Asians

Tuesdays, June 11, 2:00 PM &June 25, 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Crazy Rich Asians. An American-born Chinese professor travels to her boyfriend's hometown in Singapore. Before long, his secret is out: He's impossibly wealthy and everyone in his social class disapproves of her. 2018. 1h 59m. PG-13.

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Who is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht

The Spring of 1966 is a great time to be a young spy in Argentina: the government is about to be overthrown, and CIA agent Vera Kelly has infiltrated a group of passionate, boozy, possibly KGB-affiliated university students.

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Bus Trip: Illinois Railway Museum

Wednesday, August 07, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. $25.00.

Visit the largest collection of historic railway equipment in North America. See restored Pullman sleeping cars, opulent private cars, dining cars and coaches, as well as interurban trains and vintage horse-drawn streetcars. Board the streetcar next to the 50th Avenue "L" station for a ride up to the historic 1851 East Union Depot or take a ride on a streetcar line.

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Bus Trip: Mayslake Peabody Estate

Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM. $20.00.

Take a tour of Mayslake Hall, a Tudor Revival style mansion, built in 1921 as the retirement home for Francis Stuyvesant Peabody one of the nation’s largest coal magnates. Designed by acclaimed architect Benjamin Marshall, Mayslake Hall stands as a rare surviving example of the magnificent country houses that were built in DuPage County during the Gilded Age.

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Writing in the Margins: Summer 2019

Recently, I was in a reading slump. I’d read a book here or there, but nothing like how I used to consume book after book. For a book lover and especially a librarian, this is a troubling situation.

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Bus Trip: Hamilton: The Exhibition

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM. $45.00.

Featuring an audio tour narrated by the smash musical’s author Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton: The Exhibition on Northerly Island takes you deeper into the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, while chronicling the American Revolution and the creation of the United States of America. With a dynamic and interactive mix of lighting, sound, multimedia, and historical artifacts, you'll experience how it felt to live the way Hamilton lived.

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