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

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Set in the early 2000’s Michigan, Daunis (18), who is part Ojibwe, agrees to become a confidential informant for the FBI to help track down who is behind the rampant drug-usage and drug-related deaths in her community.


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Criterion Collection: Bull Durham

Each week we're recommending a movie from the film lover's favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with supplemental features that enhance the appreciation of the art of film. This week, Bull Durham.


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Only 11 Reading Days Left!

Battle of the Books competition officially opens February 9th and the days left for reading is dwindling down. Are you ready?

There are still books on the Battle Shelf in Kids World available for checkout, and digital copies await readers …


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Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia

“The conversation, once everyone sat for dinner, was painstaking, fifteen people desperately waiting their turn to insert an opinion, nobody concerned with what anybody else thought about anything. Perhaps every conversation played out like this, and it was only now, aware of every move, every reaction, that Carmen realized it was a miracle human beings learned anything about each other at all.”


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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Thirteen

Mondays, December 06 - March 14, 7:00 PM.

Today, superheroes rule the big screen. But that isn't a new phenomenon. Each week this winter, join us on our Facebook page for online screenings of the classic serial adventures of Batman, Captain America, The Green Hornet, and Captain Marvel.

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Goodreads Choice Awards Challenge

December 01 - February 28, 2022.

How many of the year’s most popular books have you read? Let us know and you might win a prize package containing advanced reader copies of upcoming books.

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Kids Winter Reading Challenge 2022

December 01 - February 28

The weather outside is chilly and we're spending more time inside. What better time to warm up to some good books. Join us for our Winter Reading program. It's easy and fun. Read some books. Get prizes!

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Criterion Collection: A Brief History of Time

Each week we're recommending a movie from the film lover's favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with supplemental features that enhance the appreciation of the art of film. This week, A Brief History of Time.


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Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light by Helen Ellis

“I wore pearls. A single bracelet on my betting arm because I liked the way it looked on my wrist, my hand like a mannequin’s tipped with red nails. I liked the way those pearls rolled against my skin with each action. Pearls made folding feel good. They gave me a sense of composure. I was prim. And in that primness, I was powerful. I looked like a 1950’s TV housewife who’d crawled ring-style out of an episode of Father Knows Best.”


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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on January 28th if you’d like to join …


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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Twelve

Mondays, December 06 - March 14, 7:00 PM.

Today, superheroes rule the big screen. But that isn't a new phenomenon. Each week this winter, join us on our Facebook page for online screenings of the classic serial adventures of Batman, Captain America, The Green Hornet, and Captain Marvel.


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Chicago Architecture with Clarence Goodman

We had a little trouble with our Zoom program on Chicago Architecture with historian Clarence Goodman on January 19th. We’re really sorry. However, Clarence was gracious enough to let us record his presentation. So if you missed it, you can …


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