Bus Trip: The Science Behind Pixar

Monday, July 23, 8:45 AM – 2:30 PM. $30.00

The Museum of Science and Industry takes you behind the scenes of the best animation studio in the business today, responsible for Buzz Lightyear, Dory, and WALL–E. More than just a

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Road Construction Update

Around midnight tonight (April 26/27,) contractors will be laying oil on the road surface along Oketo and Wilson. The Village is asking that you do not park on these roads overnight. Layers of asphalt will be added starting on Friday …

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Scheduled Account Downtime

From Monday, April 30th through Wednesday, May 2nd, access to library accounts and placing holds in the online catalog will be suspended as 19 new libraries are added to the SWAN Library Consortium. Please bring your library card when borrowing

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Wilson Avenue Entrance Closing

The Wilson Avenue entrance and drive-up book drop will be closed next week during road construction. We expect the Wilson driveway to be blocked from April 5th through April 9th.

Over the next few weeks road resurfacing will take place …

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Classic Film Series: The Yakuza

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with The Yakuza.

In search of his friend’s kidnapped daughter, a man ends up on the wrong side of the notorious Japanese mafia. Starring Robert Mitchum. 1974. Rated …

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Closed for Easter

We’ll be closed for Easter on Sunday, April 1st. Have a great holiday and we’ll see you on Monday.…

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Computers Down 03/29

All of our computers will be undergoing maintenance on Thursday, March 29th and will be unavailable for public use. During this time, printing will also be unavailable. Our photocopiers will be working but charges will have to be paid using …

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Hold Shelf Moved

To preserve patron privacy, we’re moving our holds shelf out of public view. Ask for your reserved books, movies, music, and other library materials at the Library Services Desk.…

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Catalog Updates

Tomorrow morning, between 3:00 and 9:00 AM on March 21st, our catalog will be down while it undergoes some updates. During this time, you will be unable to search for library items, place holds, or access your account. We apologize …

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Classic Film Series: Kiss Me Kate

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with Kiss Me Kate.

The behind-the-scenes quarrels of a divorced couple mirror those in the musical in which they are performing. Starring Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel. 1953. …

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Classic Film Series: Nothing Sacred

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with Nothing Sacred.

Despite a misdiagnosis, a woman feigns continued sickness to a reporter looking for a story. Starring Carole Lombard and Frederic March. 1937. Unrated. 1h 17m.…

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Classic Film Series: San Francisco

Thursday, March 01, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with San Francisco.

A singer and a priest try to reform a rascal barkeep in the days before the 1906 earthquake. Starring Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, and Spencer …

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A Conversation with Augustus Rose

A Conversation with Author Augustus Rose Sunday, February 04, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Join author Augustus Rose for a discussion of his obsessions: cults, subcultures, urban exploration, speculative science, metaphysics, alchemy, conspiracy theories, underground art movements, and the artist …

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Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. $55.00.

Enjoy the buffet lunch at Sawa’s Old Warsaw Restaurant as historian Jim Gibbons presents the history of the December 1st, 1958 Our Lady of the Angels school fire. After lunch, …

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Bus Trip: Backstage at the Chicago Theatre

Friday, March 16, 2018, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. $25.00.

Experience one of the Chicago’s theatrical treasures. Stand on the world famous stage, view the autographed backstage walls, and explore the beautiful Baroque interiors. Bring money for lunch at a …

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Tax Time

We have requested forms from the IRS and expect them to arrive by February 12th. While we’re waiting for shipments, links to printable versions of some of the most requested forms have been collected on our tax page.…

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