Mobile Hotspots are Here!

Aspire toothbrush and toothpaste drive

Week of July 10-15

Build a Better World by giving to others!
Aspire of Illinois has several group homes for special needs adults in Hillside and the surrounding villages.

Bring an unopened packaged toothbrush and/or toothpaste to the library during the drive week and we will pass it on to Aspire.  The first 60 people to donate will receive a coupon for a free ice cream cone at the McDonalds in Hillside.

Ravinia Festival Tickets

Coming Soon: Automatic Renewals!

Starting in June, eligible items will be renewed automatically.

Here’s how it will work: [Read more…]

Memorial Day and Summer Hours

The library will be closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

Summer hours begin this week: Monday-Thursday from 10:00 am-9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm, closed Sundays. Sunday hours resume on September 10.

 

4th of July hours

In observance of Independence Day, the library will close at 5:00 pm on Monday, July 3rd and remain closed all day July 4th. Regular hours resume on Wednesday, July 5th.

Summer Reading Kickoff

Monday, June 12 from 5:30-8:00 pm

Kick off summer reading with food, fun, prizes, and Disney’s Moana!

Fine Amnesty Week

June 5-June 10

Kick off Summer Reading 2017 with Amnesty Week!

Are you a Hillside Library card holder? Do you owe outstanding fines from overdue items to the Hillside Public Library? Then the Hillside Public Library wants to welcome you back this summer during its Amnesty Week from June 5-June 10.

How it works:
If you have fines up to $75, bring in your Hillside Public Library card and ask the library staff to wipe your record clean. If you lost your card, the replacement fee is $3. Amnesty only applies to fines for returned items, not lost, damaged, or billed items.

Search the Library Catalog

Popup Picks Helps You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Fulfill your New Year’s resolutions with the help of the new Popup Picks collection at BiblioBoard:

Do you want to get fit or eat healthier? Looking to plan your next vacation or “staycation?” How about learning to manage stress at work? The latest Popup Picks e-book collections can help you achieve all of these goals and more!

This collection is available through March 2017 and includes: 

•         Don’t Sit. Be Fit!
•         Healthy Family, Happy Family
•         Living Your Best Life
•         Taking the Lead in 2017
•         Travel & Staycations

Popup Picks is produced every three months as a quarterly online mobile publication by librarians from around the state. It includes hand-curated, award-winning sci-fi, young adult, travel, humor, self-help, graphic novels and other ebooks and personal picks from leading expert librarian curators. This service for Illinois residents also gets up close and personal with author interviews, personal mementos and backstories on your favorite authors and books.