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

Camp Fire Tales Club: The Ballad of Black Tom

Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:30 PM.

Join us in the library's garden this summer for an evening discussion of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novellas. This month we'll discuss The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle.


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July Reading Task: Apollo 11

In honor of National Moon Day on July 20th commemorating the day man first walked on the moon in 1969, this month's task for our 2022 Reading Challenge is to read a book about NASA and the Space Program. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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Movie in the Parking Lot: Rear Window

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 8:30 PM.

Motor into the nostalgic days of the outdoor theater as our parking lot is transformed for an in-car screening of Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller, Rear Window.


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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 including those listed below. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on July 1st at 3:30 PM. If you’d like to tell us about some books or hear what your fellow readers suggest, join our Zoom chat.


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The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

"Nothing I actually do can compete with the boundless potential of what I could do. But if I allow the fear of imperfection to trap me in perpetual beginnings, I’ll never create anything again. Am I even an artist, then? What is my purpose, then?"


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Say Hello to Hellosaurus

New to Hoopla’s collection of BingePasses (unlimited access to online content from The Great Courses, Curiosity Stream, and more) is Hellosaurus!

Designed by early childhood experts for kids ages 2-8, the Hellosaurus app puts kids in the center of their …


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July 2022 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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July 2022 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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Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South As told to Erin I. Kelly by Winfred Rembert

“White folks did what they wanted to do. It may be hard to understand if you never lived in that world.  People looked at you as nothing. They think they can do anything to you and it’s alright…Parents tried to keep their kids close to home so they wouldn’t get in trouble with white people and wind up in jail, or missing, or dead.”


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