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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

June 2021 LibraryReads List

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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The Push by Ashley Audrain

“I looked up and felt nothing for you—not love, not hate, not anything in between. Is this what the end was supposed to feel like? There are people who work through it, who fight for one another, who do it for the children. The life they thought they needed. But I had nothing to fuel the fire. Nothing to give.”

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Cozy Mystery Book Club: Clammed Up

Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 7:00 PM.

Join us each month this spring for a virtual book discussion to talk about cozy mysteries. This month will be discussing Clammed Up by Barbara Ross.

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Big Library Read: The Quiet Girl

June 28 - July 12, 2021.

We’re excited to join libraries and readers across the country in the Big Library Read, a reading program that connects readers around the world with the same ebook or audiobook at the same time without any wait lists or holds.

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2021 Edgar Award Winners

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every spring by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, and film. Lists of all the nominees are available on the Edgar Awards website,

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A Gambling Man by David Baldacci

Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci.

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Hollywood Book Club: Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.

Thursday, June 24, 2021, 7:00 PM.

Join the Hollywood Book Club on the last Thursday of every month as we examine the history, films, genres, stars and scandals of Hollywood and the film industry at large.

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2020 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

The L.A. Times Book Prizes are dedicated to championing new voices and celebrating the highest quality of writing from authors at all stages of their careers. The prizes are committed to literary excellence, to intelligence and engagement, and to the support of working writers.

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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

“Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices… Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets?”

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May 20, 2021 Board Meeting and Reorganization Meeting Minutes

The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees May 20, 2021


President Braun called the meeting to order at 7:33 P.M.


Present Electronically: Magnelli, Braun, Magnuson, Ross, Ringelstein, Parent.Absent:Also Present Electronically: …

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The 2021 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Since 1936, the Anisfield-Wolf Awards have recognized books that make important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity. Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf established the book awards in honor of her father, John Anisfield, and husband, Eugene Wolf, to reflect her family’s passion for social justice.

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May 20, 2021 Board and Reorganization Meeting Agenda

The Regular Meeting and The Reorganization Meeting Of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 At 7:30 P.M.

On Friday, June 12, 2020, Governor Pritzker has signed P.A.101-0640 (SB 2135) into …

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2020 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor outstanding writing and to foster a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature. The awards are open to any book published in the United States in English. The National Book Critics Circle comprises more than 700 critics and editors from leading newspapers, magazines and online publications.

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