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

Storytime Registration Starts February 27th

March's in-person storytime will run from March 7th to March 24th. Registration for residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights will begin on the last Monday of February. We anticipate spots filling up quickly so call the Library at 708.867.7828 or drop in and visit the Kids desk early on the 27th to reserve your family's place!
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2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal Winners

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 by the American Library Association to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year.


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Battle 2 Recap

Battle 2 was a great success! Congratulations to all the teams for their great efforts. The point field has definitely shifted- with a tie for first place! Let's do a quick overview
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The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land by Omer Friedlander Wins Jewish Fiction Award

The Association of Jewish Libraries Jewish Fiction Award has named The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land by Omer Friedlander the winner of the 2023 Jewish Fiction Award. The Award honors books grappling with Jewish themes, including Judaism, Jewish history and culture, Jewish identity, etc.


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Facebook Movie Night: Made for Each Other

Monday, March 13, 2023, 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 James Stewart and Caroe Lombard romance, Made for Each Other.


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A Delicious Literacy Tip

Turn meal or snack time into a literacy activity! Food such as mashed potatoes, pudding, or applesauce make for a great medium to draw letters and shapes in. Another idea is to have a letter themed plate! A "P" lunch or snack might contain foods such as pretzels, pears, pudding, potatoes or peanut butter on pumpernickel bread. Explore the sounds of the letter "R" with raspberries, raisins, radishes, ravioli, rye bread, or even ranch dressing.
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Battle 1 Recap

Thanks to everyone for a great Battle 1! Remember for Battle 1, the scores are added to the teams' overall totals. It is the overall total scores that determine the winner of the Battle of the Books season. Let's look at points earned yesterday.
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Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

A thrilling and entertaining read that is sure to captivate audiences of all ages, Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi is set in a world where giant monsters, known as kaiju, roam the earth, causing destruction and mayhem wherever they go.


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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 February 10th 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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Adult Book Discussion: Sula

Tuesday, March 07, 2:00-3:30 PM. In-Person.
Wednesday, March 08, 2:00-3:30 PM. Zoom.

As part of Eisenhower's 50th Anniversary celebration, this month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Sula by Toni Morrison, first published in 1973, the year the Library was officially founded.


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Facebook Movie Night: Danger Lights

Monday, March 06, 2023, 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 railroad melodrama, Danger Lights.


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Part-Time Technical Services Assistant

Reports to: Head of Technical Services

This is a support staff position involving the receipt of and preparation of library materials for circulation, and related data entry. Technical Services Assistants work with the catalog to update and delete materials and …


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