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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
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

LitWorks Teen Book Fest: Kiku Hughes

Friday, May 07, 2021, 1:45 PM.

Meet Kiku Hughes, a cartoonist known for her science fiction and fantasy stories in various anthologies, including Avatar: The Last Airbender – Team Avatar Tales. Her new book, Displacement, tells the story of a teenager pulled back in time to experience the Japanese American incarceration camps alongside her grandmother.


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Meet Author Alex Kotlowitz

Thursday, May 06, 2021, 7:00 PM.

Join us on for an online fireside chat with journalist, author, and filmmaker Alex Kotlowitz. For forty years, Alex has been telling stories from the heart of America, deeply intimate tales of struggle and perseverance.


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Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Good in Bed and Best Friends Forever, Big Summer is the perfect escape with one of the most lovable heroines to come to the page in years.


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Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker

Named a best book of 2020 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, TIME, Slate, Smithsonian, The New York Post, and Amazon, Hidden Valley Road is the heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.


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2021 Southern Book Prize Winners

Southern Book Prize representing southern bookseller favorites from 2020, is awarded to “the best Southern book of the year” as nominated by Southern indie booksellers and voted on by their customers. Winners were chosen by popular vote from a ballot of favorite bookseller “hand sells” in fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature, making each Southern Book Prize winner a true Southern reader favorite.


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April 2021 LibraryReads Hall of Fame

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming books. Any writers who appear on the list three times are moved into the Hall of Fame to recognize their new books while making room on the main list for less well known authors.


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