Movie in the Parking Lot: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Saturday, August 01, 8:15 PM.

Motor into the nostalgic days of the outdoor theater as our parking lot is transformed for an in-car screening of Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Please register to reserve a parking spot for your vehicle, not for the number of passengers.

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Independence Day

On July 3rd and 4th we’ll be celebrating Independence Day so no one will be available to answer the phones or monitor our online chat. If you need help, please leave a message and we’ll get back as soon …

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Lovecraft Country Coming to HBO

HBO’s newest series, Lovecraft Country, based on the novel by Matt Ruff debuts in August. Try out these books and graphic novels for a Cthulu fix while you wait.

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Anti-Racism Books for Kids

Talking to your kids about racism can be very tough. Stories can be powerful tools for exploring the complex realities of race. Hopefully, our list of suggested books, ebooks, and audiobooks can help start conversations that will lead to a …

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Classic Books Discussion: Peter Pan

Friday, July 10, 2:00 PM

Join us in a video chat to discuss J.M. Barrie's classic, Peter Pan.

The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up. Audio and ebooks available on Libby and Hoopla.

Join the Zoom chat at or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 816 6203 1323.

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Kids Books to Celebrate Diversity

Diversity in children’s literature gives kids of color the opportunity to see themselves reflected in the books they read but it also makes it possible for all children to see experiences other than their own. As the mission of the …

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Resumption of Service Plan

We are dedicated to the health and safety of our patrons, staff, and community. Therefore we are taking a measured approach to reintroducing library services.

We are currently open with some limited services and new safety precautions, including mask requirements.

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The Chicago Bears and the NFL Draft

The NFL Draft (which will be held virtually this year) begins Thursday and will run through Saturday. While the event has always been available on cable, ABC will also be broadcasting the draft this year for anyone who does not …

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