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Enjoy the Holidays with the Library

It's that time of year! December is here and many community members are taking time to celebrate. At the library, we have a number of books, movies, and events to help you get in the holiday spirit.  

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Practicing Gratitude: Book Recs and a Kit for Kids

Ten to fifteen minutes a day is all the time you and your child need to start a habit that: Makes you feel happierNurtures and encourages positive emotionsImproves mental and physical health, as well as sleep qualityBoosts self-esteemFosters a sense…

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Great Books to Teach Kids Empathy

Few things make us happier than helping kids fall in love with reading—whether it’s watching a toddler learn to sound out words on their own or a kid finding the book that makes them feel seen, we love it all.…

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October New Books

A new month brings new books! If you are looking for a good read, check out this list for some ideas for your hold list.

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Sarah’s Inn Cleaning Supply Donation Drive

This October, the library is holding a donation drive for Sarah's Inn. Sarah’s Inn was founded in 1981 by a group of concerned women in River Forest and Oak Park, to address a lack of services for victims of domestic…

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Celebrate Latine and Hispanic Heritage Month with Youth Services

Happy Latine/Hispanic Heritage Month! According to the National Hispanic Heritage Month website, “Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from…

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