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Thanksgiving hours

The library will be open from 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 21 and closed all day Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours resume Saturday, November 24.

November Library Board Meeting

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Hillside Public Library has been changed from the third Wednesday, November 21st at 7:00PM to Wednesday, November 14th at 7:00 PM.

Notary Services

Did you know that the Hillside Public Library offers Notary Public services free of charge? Please bring a valid photo ID and any witnesses required. Documents that need to be notarized must be signed in front of the Notary. All people signing the document(s) must be present. It’s best to call 708-449-7510 ahead of time to determine if the notary is available that day. You do not need to be a Hillside Public Library patron.

Support a “Buona” Cause

Friday, September 21

Stop by Buona Hillside on Friday, September 21 and 20% of all sales will benefit the Friends of the Hillside Library!

Become an Advocate – Volunteer with the YWCA

Do you want to give back to your community? Consider becoming an advocate with the YWCA and helping victims become survivors! [Read more…]

Proviso West Yearbooks

Did you attend Proviso West High School from 1961-1991? Do you know someone who did? The Proviso West Mural from 1961-1991 is now downloadable online.

Library Trustee Opening

The Hillside Public Library has one open position on the Library Board of Trustees. Any resident of Hillside who is interested in serving the community in this manner should send a letter of interest to the Hillside Public Library Board of Trustees, 405 N. Hillside Avenue, Hillside, IL 60162. Letters must be received by January 15, 2018. The Board will interview applicants after reviewing applicants at their regular monthly meeting. The Board will interview applicants on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 before the regularly scheduled monthly meeting. For more information please contact Doug Losey, Director, at 708-449-7510.

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.