Closed for Thanksgiving

We’ll be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 23rd and closing early at 5:00 PM the Wednesday before. Even though we won’t be open, you’ll still be able to use many library resources. Search the catalog and place holds; stream …

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Landscaping the Library

This week you’ll see some landscapers beginning to work around the library. Some of our trees and shrubs have gotten a bit unruly. They look bad and cause sight line safety issues in the parking. They need to be replaced. …

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Bus Trip: The American Writers Museum

Tuesday, December 05, 2017, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. $25.00.

Chicago’s newest museum explores how writers influence the history, identity, culture, and lives of Americans while honoring some of the nation’s best novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, and essayists from Langston …

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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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Workshop Open Studio Hours Canceled

Open Studio hours in The Workshop this Thursday, November 2nd, have unfortunately been canceled.

The space will be open again on Friday at 3:00 PM. We hope you’ll drop by then to get creative with our sewing/embroidery machines, Cricut cutter, …

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2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal Shortlists

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. The winners (one for fiction, one for nonfiction) …

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