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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

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

Battle 1 Recap

Congratulations to all of the Battle teams for a great battle yesterday! The teams are very close with only an eight point spread between the highest and lowest scores.

There was one challenge on a question based on the book, …

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2022 Newbery Medal Winners

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British children’s book publisher John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution …

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Publisher’s Kids Writing Contest

MacKids Publishing is holding a nation-wide writing contest based on Gary Paulsen's final novel, Northwind. (The author sadly passed away in 2021.) The author's son will be judging the contest and there are prizes for 1st through 6th place- including admission to a writing workshop.

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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Fifteen

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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Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara was designed with one wish. She wishes to have a best friend with whom to share her companionship and loyalty. Klara’s story begins in a specialty toy shop, somewhere in near future America, where she has been on display as one of the newest models of AF (Artificial Friend).

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Practice Battle Recap

Thanks to everyone who participating in Practice Battle yesterday! We hope it answered any lingering questions on how Battle of the Books will operate this season. If any participant (or guardian or coach) have any additional questions, please do not …

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Upcoming Kids Crafts

Hey you crafty little crafters! Make sure to stop by Kids World every so often to see what Take and Make crafts we have ready for you to pick up. Each craft has a bunch of the supplies you'll need to make something fun.

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One Day Until Battle of the Books!

Tomorrow (Wednesday, February 9th) is the official opening of the Battle of the Books season.

As the Practice Battle, the points earned tomorrow will not actually count towards the cumulative overall score that determines the season’s winning team. …

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Four Great Reads for the Family

Black History is American history and the Library has shelves packed with interesting history books and biographies for families to delve into. Here are four great nonfiction picture books that tells the story of people worth knowing that may not be on your radar.

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