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

Central Baptist Book Club: Inheritance

Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:30 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 Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.


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Five Short Books for Your Reading Challenge

The end of the year is approaching fast. Have you reached your annual reading goals? If not, this is a list designed to help. All these books are 200 pages or fewer so you should be able to knock a few out before New Year's Eve.


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What Was Your Favorite Book of 2019?

A favorite book is like a good friend: It keeps you company, it entertains you, it offers guidance, it’s there when you need it. As the year comes to a close, we’re surveying our community to discover your favorite books …


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Palaces for the People by Eric Klinenberg

In Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life Klinenberg highlights problems in our communities and offers real world examples of how others are combating those problems.


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January 2020 LibraryReads List

Every month at libraryreads.org, 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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Updates to the Library Catalog

Today were happy to reveal an updated library catalog that is now mobile friendly. Browsing and placing holds in the catalog will be much easier thanks to a responsive design that adapts to look its best whether you’re using your …


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Four Books for Christmas Grinches

It's the "most wonderful time of the year." But, according to a survey by the American Psychological Association, 38 percent of people said their stress level increases during the holidays. Others just don't like jolly tunes, gift shopping, and obligatory family get togethers. For all those who look up to Ebenezer Scrooge and the Grinch, here's a few alternative Christmas books to keep your hearts cold throughout the holiday season.


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We Need Your Help

Our shelves are currently overloaded with TV shows on DVD and we need your help to make some space.

Winter holiday time is the perfect time to binge watch a few seasons of the last few years’ most watched shows …


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Parent and Child Book Club: Bob

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6:00 - 7:00 PM. For eager readers in grades 2 or 3 with an adult.

Please read and come prepared to discuss Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, as well as to recommend other fantasy books to the group.


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Modern Times Film Series: On the Basis of Sex

Tuesdays, January 14, 2:00 PM & January 28, 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be On the Basis of Sex, the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases that led to her nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court. PG-13. 1h 59m.


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Graphic Novel Club: Goldie Vance: Volume One

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 4:00 - 5:00 PM.

Whether you're new to comics or a life-long reader, our club for adults and teens in grade seven and up will help you find something new to read and talk about from the world of comics. This month we'll read and discuss Goldie Vance by Hope Larson.


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Swarm of Bees by Lemony Snicket and Rilla Alexander

“You can’t sting the cat!” Shouts the narrator - A swarm of angry bees have taken over the town creating chaos everywhere they go as they follow a little boy who looks just like them. But why does the little boy have a wagon full of tomatoes? Splat!


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