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

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

Starfish by Lisa Fipps

“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.”

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Virtual Storytime and Craft

Monday, October 24, 6:00 PM. Ages 4-8.

We're celebrating fall by having a fun autumn-themed Storytime and craft session on Zoom! Pick up supplies in Kids World one week before the program!

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2022 Dragon Award Winners

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.

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Kids Carvey

Saturday, October 22, 10:00 - 11:00 AM. Ages 8-12 with an adult.

Learn about the Carvey machine. Everyone will have a turn to design and create their own sample project! Parents are required to assist their children with the machine.

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Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, October 21, 3:30 PM.

Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our BYO book club to tell us about them!

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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 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.

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Civilizations by Laurent Binet Wins the 2021 Sidewise Award

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.

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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7-12 are invited to join us every week for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

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Why Cannabis? An Intro To Legalization

Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 PM.

With access to cannabis in Illinois for adults over 21, the landscape is quickly changing. Kirsten Velasco, the author of the Cannabis Basics Textbook, covers the basics of cannabis, the rules for both the adult-use and medical programs, tax revenue allocations, and safe consumption guidance for wellness strategies.

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