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.

 

Gene Ha: How to Draw Anything!

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!

Labor Day and New Sunday Hours

The Hillside Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. Also, the library will be open Sundays from 1:00-5:00 pm beginning September 10.

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.

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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.

Read to Dogs

Saturday, February 25 from 1:00-2:00 pm

The Lyons Township Dog Training Club’s Ben’s Friends therapy dogs will be visiting the library for an afternoon of reading fun. [Read more…]

Adult Winter Reading

January 9-February 29

Blast away the winter blues by joining this fun and simple reading program. For every two hours you read, you win a small prize. Read for 12 hours and be entered to win an Android tablet! Stop by the library any day after January 8 to pick up a reading log and start reading.