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  • Library Life Episode 205

    Library Life: September 2018

  • Friday Funday

    Everybody loves Fridays! School’s out and the whole weekend is ahead of you. It’s time for some fun! Join us in the Teen Space on Friday Funday each month for a fun activity. Technology, crafts, gaming — we’ll explore something different every time. The main ingredient is you!   Friday, September 21, 4:30-6 p.m.   … Read more »

  • Getting Help to Stay in Your Home

    Many individuals would like to stay in their homes as they grow older but need help to make this happen.  For people living in the Northwest Suburbs that help is now available.  North West Housing Partnership is administering the CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders) program.  The goal of this program… Read more »

  • Short Story Discussion: The Short of It

    Join our short story discussion – and find the stories here!

  • Book Discussion Questions: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

    Title: The Handmaid’s Tale Author: Margaret Atwood Page Count: 311 pages Genre: Dystopian Fiction, Literary Fiction Tone: Complex, Introspective, Disturbing, Reflective Summary: Offred, a Handmaid, describes life in what was once the United States, now the Republic of Gilead, a shockingly repressive and intolerant monotheocracy. It is set in the near future in which women… Read more »

  • Community Resources Highlight

    Are you or someone you know dealing with homelessness or displacement? Below are a list of agencies who can help. Journeys | The Road Home Northwest Compass The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division The Salvation Army Des Plaines Corp Community Center Catholic Charities – North/Northwest The Harbour (For Youth) For a PADS Shelter schedule, more information… Read more »