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
708-867-7828

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

Fall Blowout Book Sale

October is National Book Month and we’re celebrating by making room in the library for new books. Hardcovers, DVDs, and CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50¢. Sunday: Everything is ten for $1.00.

Friday, October 04, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM. Saturday, October 05, 10:00 …


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Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2019 Short List

The Center for Fiction just announced that debut novels by Chia-Chia Lin, Julia Phillips, Pitchaya Sudbanthad, Ocean Vuong, Joe Wilkins, Lauren Wilkinson, and De’Shawn Charles Winslow have been shortlisted for the 2019 First Novel Prize.

The First Novel Prize, launched …


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Modern Times Film Series: Halloween

Tuesday, October 15, 2:00 PM. Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library’s movie collection.

This month’s movie will be Halloween. In this sequel to the 1978 horror classic, Laurie …


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Sweety by Andrea Zuill

“Occasionally Sweety did things that others had a hard time comprehending. Like the day she gave her book report through interpretive dance.”

Have you ever danced to the beat of your own drum? Have hobbies that some may find weird …


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New Books: 09/17/2019

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
As the book opens in 2001, it is the evening of sixteen-year-old Melody's coming of age ceremony in her grandparents' Brooklyn brownstone. Watched lovingly by her relatives and friends, making her entrance to the music of Prince, she wears a special custom-made dress. But the event is not...


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After Hours Teen Time: The Wizard of Oz

Friday, October 11, 2019, 5:00 – 8:00 PM.

We’re keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month make Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, …


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2019 Booker Prize Shortlist

Last week, Margaret Atwood, Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, Salman Rushdie and Elif Shafak were announced as the six authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction which aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the …


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New Books: 09/10/2019

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
n this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades...


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