Beginning June 1st, library staff will be in the building taking phone calls from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Saturday
Materials may now be returned in the drive-up book drops accessible from Wilson Avenue

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

32nd Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners

Lambda Literary Awards 2020



Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards. Also known as the “Lammys,” the awards are given yearly by the Lambda Literary Foundation to published works which celebrate or explore LGBT themes. The Lambda Literary Foundation’s mission is “to celebrate LGBT literature and provide resources for writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, and librarians – the whole literary community.”

This year’s winning books include: Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn, Lot by Bryan Washington, Exquisite Mariposa by Fiona Alison Duncan, Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) by Hazel Jane Plante, & more black by t’ai freedom ford, Pet Sounds by Stephanie Young, In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado, Hazel’s Theory of Evolution by Lisa Benn Bigelow, The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante, Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten, The Deep by Rivers Solomon, Socialist Realism by Trisha Low, We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan by Ellis Martin and Zach Ozma, SLINGSHOT by Cyrée Jarelle Johnson, HULL by Xandria Phillips, Galileo by Ann McMan, Carved in Bone by Michael Nava, We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samra Habib, How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones, Aurora’s Angel by Emily Noon, Joseph Chapman: My Molly Life by James Lovejoy, Love WITH Accountability: Digging up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse, A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969, Hazel’s Theory of Evolution by Lisa Jenn Bigelow, The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante, Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten, A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson, Whore Foods by LA Warman, and All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence by Emily L. Thuma.

Categories: Adults and Blog.

32nd Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners

Lambda Literary Awards 2020



Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards. Also known as the “Lammys,” the awards are given yearly by the Lambda Literary Foundation to published works which celebrate or explore LGBT themes. The Lambda Literary Foundation’s mission is “to celebrate LGBT literature and provide resources for writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, and librarians – the whole literary community.”

This year’s winning books include: Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn, Lot by Bryan Washington, Exquisite Mariposa by Fiona Alison Duncan, Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) by Hazel Jane Plante, & more black by t’ai freedom ford, Pet Sounds by Stephanie Young, In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado, Hazel’s Theory of Evolution by Lisa Benn Bigelow, The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante, Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten, The Deep by Rivers Solomon, Socialist Realism by Trisha Low, We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan by Ellis Martin and Zach Ozma, SLINGSHOT by Cyrée Jarelle Johnson, HULL by Xandria Phillips, Galileo by Ann McMan, Carved in Bone by Michael Nava, We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samra Habib, How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones, Aurora’s Angel by Emily Noon, Joseph Chapman: My Molly Life by James Lovejoy, Love WITH Accountability: Digging up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse, A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969, Hazel’s Theory of Evolution by Lisa Jenn Bigelow, The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante, Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten, A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson, Whore Foods by LA Warman, and All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence by Emily L. Thuma.

Categories: Adults and Blog.