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Change in Movie Rental Fees

Newly released feature films will still carry the small $1 fee per checkout, however all other titles are now FREE! 

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Read our December Excerpts Newsletter

Excerpts Sept15 coverOur quarterly newsletter is now available online! Don't miss all of the exciting programming planned at the library this Winter! Upcoming events include an author visit from Madeleine Plonsker to present a program on Cuba, our Writers' Open Mic series will feature two events dates, one in January and February. We also featured a new Glencoe Academy online training program to help you learn more about our resources at your own pace! We have a wonderful family program about the North Pole as well as a tasty event feature Chocolates from around the world! Glencoe residents will receive the next issue of Excerpts in the mail but you can access it online right now!

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Friends of the Library Fall Musical Concert

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Join us for live music performed by the Guadajnini String Quartet at the library Sunday November 15 at 5pm. The library will close early at 4pm, with the doors reopening for concert seating at 4:30pm. This wonderful fall musical event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

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Packed house for our Booknews Discussion

 

Thanks to all who came for our Booknews Discussion held at Books On Vernon Bookstore here in Glencoe. We had over 40 people visit us as we gave reviews on new and upcoming releases to keep an eye out for your next great read. We meet quarterly, with time beforehand for networking and conversations over appetizers before the presentation, roughly lasting an hour. Our next date has not been scheduled but stay tune for more info in the coming months. Couldn't make it to our event? No worries, the titles discussed can be found here   

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Join us Halloween Day for our Haunted Library Fest!

BOO! Watch out for ghosts when you visit the library for a special Haunted Library festival! Drop in wearing your best costume for fun games, crafts, and activities, and be ready to be spooked! Fun starts at 2pm on Halloween Day Saturday Oct. 31st. For more info visit our EVENTS page or contact the library.

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Let Us Find Your Next Good Read

Need help finding that next page turner? Have an interest in a good non fiction but don't know where to start? Let us help you find that next read with our new online eRA Form. Take a moment to fill our your reading preferences, who you enjoyed in the past and who didn't work for you. We will dig in, and relay back some titles we think would be sure winners. We will even put the books on hold for you, saving you time for more reading! To get started just follow HERE

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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

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The Friends of Glencoe Public Library present their Fall Used Book Sale. Featuring items for all ages, including books, movies and cd's. Sale starts Saturday October 17th and carries on all weekend until Noon on Monday October 19th. Come find that special item to give as a gift, add to your collection or just find a good read for the weekend!

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Bob Boone's Appreciating the Short Story Course

   

 

Starting Tuesday, October 13 the library will host a 5 week course hosted by Bob Boone. The course titled "Appreciating the Short Story" will delve into some of the best American short stories from past and present. A local author, Bob Boone has written numerous works and founded the Chicago Authors group to offer opportunities to young writers in the city. Registration is required for these highly anticipated seminars. Sessions are weekly, each Tuesday from 1-2:30pm starting October 13th and ending November 10th. For more information, registration details, please visit our calendar

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Thanks for visiting us at Harvest Fest

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Trustee Teresa Grosch joined our librarians at this year's Harvest Fest. We had a blast hosting a table filled with giveaways and games for the kids. Looking forward to next year!

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Visit us at Harvest Fest!

Harvest FestLibrary staff will be out and about at Glencoe’s Harvest Fest in Kalk Park on Saturday, October 3. Be sure to visit our table between 2-4pm for fun games and prizes for all ages. See if you can “Stump the Librarian” with your challenging questions, or try your luck with a duck in our “pond.” Sign up for our email newsletter and be entered to win a Kindle Fire HDX! This community event is free for all ages, and we hope to see you there! Visit Glencoe's community page for more more information!

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Excerpts is the library newsletter and comes out every three months. It is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Copies of the newsletter are available online (below) and at the library. Please be sure to check the library calendar for program updates.

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