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Looking for the perfect book?  If you're looking for the next book in a series or want to find an author who is a lot like your favorite author, NoveList Plus is the ticket!  Find author read-alikes, book discussion guides, and "Grab and Go" book lists to help you find just the right book.  Click on the NoveList graphic to the left to start using NoveList Plus.

   

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Book Club Resources:

LitLovers - resource for "all things literary" including blook club tips, discussion guides and recipes.

BookBundlz - a one stop resource that caters to book clubs and book enthusiasts.

Please let us know what books your club has chosen as early as possible and we will help you obtain multiple copies of your title.  Check our library catalog, and let us know what titles you would like us to order. 

Contact Adult Services at 708.422.8522 ext. 132 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to place your order. 

Events

Halloteen Reading Challenge

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Description: Read for four hours during the month of October to earn a treat bag and some goodies. Halloteen b...

Booo!k Club

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Description: Read (or be read to) for four hours during the month of October to earn a trick or treat bag and ...

Canned Food Drive!

Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - Thursday, November 8, 2018
Description: We'll be collecting canned food at the Children's Services Desk from October 9 through Novem...

Guess the Weight and Win

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018 - Friday, October 26, 2018
Description: Guess the weight of the pumpkin in the Children's Services Department (without lifting the pumpki...

Book Page Flowers

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Learn how to create beautiful flowers from book pages. ...

Yak & Yarn

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are ...

Zombie Party

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Zombies are invading the library!  Dress as a zombie (or wear your Halloween costume) and jo...

Oktoberfest with Chef Keith

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Celebrate the fall season and learn how to make some delicious Oktoberfest foods. ...

Snack & STEM

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us on Thursdays for fun STEM activities and a brain-boosting snack! Register for each activi...

Forgotten Chicago: Chicago's Musical Instrument History

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: While Chicago’s music heritage is relatively well known, it’s history of making the instruments ...

Email and Internet Security

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Learn how to set up a free email account to send messages and attachments, forward, and more. Nav...

Halloween Movie Spooktacular

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us for some slightly spooky after-school movie fun on Fridays in October!  We'll provid...

Mini Horror Film Fest--A Quiet Place

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Description: Join us after hours to view A Quiet Place (PG-13).  In this suspenseful thriller, a...

Mini Horror Film Fest--Insidious, The Grudge, and a Horror Book Swap!

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Description: Join us for a day of scary movies, followed by a horror book swap at 4:30.  Bring in a horro...

Email and Internet Security

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Learn how to set up a free email account to send messages and attachments, forward, and more. Nav...

Monday Movie Night--The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Description: We'll be showing The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG) on our big screen.  Bring your own snac...

Toddler Time

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Make It, Take It Tuesdays

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us on Tuesdays in the Teen Room to create something new!  Register for each activity yo...

Yak & Yarn

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are ...

Jack Denst: A Legend in Glamorous Design

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Karen Brienzo, owner of Jack Denst Company, will talk about wallpaper and mural artist Jack Denst...

Toddler Time

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Kindred Spirits Book Club

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Description: This month's selection is: 'The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane' by Lisa See. Copies of the book are ...

Adult Coloring Contest

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - Saturday, November 17, 2018
Description: Enter our coloring contest for adults (18 and older) only!  Coloring sheets and entry forms ...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Description: Join us once a month, anytime from 3:30-5:00, to make handmade holiday cards for kids who are hos...

Garden Club of Evergreen Park

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: ...

Family Story Time

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Description: Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities...

Baby Bookworms

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 mont...

Email and Internet Security

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Learn how to set up a free email account to send messages and attachments, forward, and more. Nav...

Teen/Tween Funtastic Fridays

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Description: Join us for a fun activity in the Teen Room on the following Fridays! All programs begin at 3:30....

Financial Aid Assistance for College Students

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: You can start filing your FAFSA applications in October.  This program is designed to help g...

Toddler Time

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Make It, Take It Tuesdays

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us on Tuesdays in the Teen Room to create something new!  Register for each activity yo...