Did you enjoy His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie, the September 2022 selection for the Facebook Book Club? Check out some other books featuring strong women in conflict-filled relationships then head over to the group to find out what October's book will be and join in on our community conversations.Read More
September 30th is your last chance to star in one of our READ posters this year. Come into Kids World today or tomorrow to get your picture taken with a favorite book and we'll turn it into a poster that promotes reading!Read More
Elizabeth Zott is a chemist in the 1950’s and her male colleagues do not respect her. She is also very attractive, and that is what men notice first.Read More
Friday, October 28, 2022, 3:30 PM.
Every month, residents of Central Baptist Village meet in the CBV library to discuss a book chosen by our Outreach Librarian. This month we're reading Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara.Read More
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.Read More
Thor: Love and ThunderRead More
Outlander: Season Six
The best of BBC Studios arrives on our streaming service, Kanopy today, September 27th, 2022!
Harwood Heights and Norridge residents with library cards can borrow and stream classic British crime and detective shows alongside BBC’s comedies, dramas, kids’ titles, and …Read More
Fen, Bog and Swamp by Annie ProulxRead More
Lark Ascending by Silas House
Best of Friends by Kamila Shamsie
Hudi is back in this graphic novel sequel and he's heading to summer camp with his imaginary mascot Chunky along for the ride.Read More
Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 6:30 PM.
Escape the ordinary with monthly discussions of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novellas. This month we'll discuss Comfort Me With Apples by Catherynne M. Valente.Read More
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.Read More
Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 7:00 PM.
Join us each month for a virtual book discussion to talk about cozy mysteries. This month's book will be Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing.Read More
“She's the first person to smile at me today. The first to make me feel wanted. Understood. I blink back tears. It's unknown how many students' lives librarians have saved by welcoming loners at lunch.”Read More
Monday, October 24, 2022, 7:00 PM.
Join us on our Facebook page every Monday night at 7:00 PM for an online screening of a classic movie. This week we’re watching the sci-fi low-bugeter The Phantom Planet.Read More
Join our celebration of the freedom to read during Banned Books Week by reading books all about books and reading.Read More
Join our celebration of the freedom to read during Banned Books Week with even more works of nonfiction about books and reading.Read More
The Dragon Awards are a set of literary and media awards presented annually since 2016 for excellence in various categories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels, movies, television, and games. The Dragon Awards are among the few awards nominated and voted on directly by fans.Read More
Saturday, October 22, 2022, 6:30 PM.
Motor into the nostalgic days of the outdoor theater as our parking lot is transformed for an in-car screening of the late 90's celebration or spookiness, The Addams Family.Read More
Can you make a squeaky voice? How about a rough growly voice? Add spice to your book readings by changing up your voice and adding sound effects.Read More
Join our celebration of the freedom to read during Banned Books Week with these works of fiction about books and reading.Read More
A big thanks to everyone who stopped in to help us put together our mystery picture one pixel at a time. Can you tell what it is? A butterfly!Read More
Join our celebration of the freedom to read during Banned Books Week with these works of nonfiction about books and reading.Read More
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 September 23rd 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.Read More
The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History were conceived in late 1995 to honor the best alternate history genre publications of the year. The award takes its name from Murray Leinster's 1934 short story "Sidewise in Time", in which a strange storm causes portions of Earth to swap places with their analogs from other timelines.Read More