The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 9 a.m.
Happy Fourth of July!

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 9 a.m.

Get free lawn passes to select classical music concerts this summer, thanks to Ravinia's Words & Music Program.
Ask at the Adult Services desk for available shows.
Free Ravinia Lawn Passes!

Get free lawn passes to select classical music concerts this summer, thanks to Ravinia's Words & Music Program.

Ask at the Adult Services desk for available shows.

June 1 - Aug. 12All Ages!
Our annual Summer Reading Program is designed to encourage literacy and learning year-round.
This year’s theme is Read Beyond the Beaten Path, so let’s celebrate the outdoors, adventure, and skill building! 

June 1 - Aug. 12
All Ages!

Our annual Summer Reading Program is designed to encourage literacy and learning year-round.

This year’s theme is Read Beyond the Beaten Path, so let’s celebrate the outdoors, adventure, and skill building! 

Virtual Wits Workout

Thursday, July 7, 1 p.m.

Join us for brain games and fun activities to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory.

Sign up to get the Zoom link and worksheets.

Marionette Puppet Show with Dave Herzog

Tuesday, July 12, 4 p.m.
All Ages (Best for Ages 3+)

Dave Herzog brings his wonderful marionettes to life in this engaging live show, Stars on Strings!

Registration required. Click here to sign up!

Shrek Party for Teens

Thurs. July 14, 4-7 p.m.
Grades 7-12

Whether your love for Shrek is sincere or ironic, we're here to celebrate it! Create crafts, food, and memes inspired by everyone's favorite ogre, then enjoy pizza while watching the first film. 

Click here to sign up!

Tuesday Night Book Discussion: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver

July 19, 7 p.m.

Pick up a copy of this month's book at the Adult Services Desk, then join us to talk about it!

Click here for details.

The Library is looking for an friendly person for a part-time position in the Circulation Department.
Click here for details.

The Library is looking for an friendly person for a part-time position in the Circulation Department.

Click here for details.

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Friday, July 01, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sunday, July 03, 2022 - All Day

Monday, July 04, 2022 - All Day

Tuesday, July 05, 2022 - All Day

Tuesday, July 05, 2022 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, July 06, 2022 - All Day

Wednesday, July 06, 2022 - 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Graphic that says "Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Reading, June 1 - August 12.  Click here for more information." with an illustration of teens reading at an outdoor camp. 

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