Adult Afternoon Book Discussion

For more information or to register for the Adult Afternoon Book Discussion, call the library at (708) 449-7510 or e-mail Robin at rfuener@hillsidelibrary.org.

Take and Make Dream Catchers

Are you a teen and would like to learn how to make a dream catcher? Take and Make Dream Catcher kits are now available for pick-up through our curbside pick-up service. Call the library at (708) 449-7510 to request a kit and to arrange a pick-up time.

Virtual Bingo for Adults

Winter Reading Challenge 2021

January 1, 2021 – February 14, 2021

Read this Winter and Win Prizes!

Help us to reach our community reading goal!

For Children, Teens, and Adults

Your challenge is to read at least ten hours between January 1st and February 14th  and log those minutes at  https://hillsidelibrary.beanstack.org/For each hour logged, you will earn a badge.

When you have earned ten Logging badges you will be eligible for one of our grand prizes. Each person that completes the program will be awarded a small prize. Earn a small prize just for signing up!

Read or listen to the book, magazine, or newspaper of your choice.  E-Books count too!

Preschoolers:  Parents keep track of the time spent reading to your child.  Post the minutes at the https://hillsidelibrary.beanstack.org/ page you set up for the child.

Ten hours of reading may seem like a lot but reading for just 15 minutes a day, earns one badge every four days and easily completes this reading challenge with plenty of time to spare.

For fun, earn Activity badges and Review badges too.

Registration begins Wednesday, December 30th.   January 1st is the first day to log minutes. 

The library has set a community goal of 10,000 reading minutes for this reading program.  Help us to meet our goal!

Contact the library with any questions you have about this reading program.

Phone: 708-449-7510    Email: rfuener@hillsidelibrary.org

Happy Holidays

At Home Activities for Teens

Boredom Busters can be requested for curbside pick-up. Call the library at (708) 449-7510 to request one.

Library building closed – Curbside service available

Teen Toothpick & Marshmallow Building Challenge

What can you build?

Individuals or groups of 4 or less can compete to build a structure out of only toothpicks and marshmallows.

The winner(s) will receive a gift card!!

Entries will be judged based on creativity, structure and neatness. Pick up a bag of supplies and instructions at the library. You can also request curbside pick up by phone. Please call the library at (708) 449-7510.

Entries are due by Wednesday, November 25, 2020!

Adult Holiday Craft – Pine Cone Christmas Trees

To register for this virtual event, please call (708) 449-7510 or email Robin at rfuener@hillsidelibrary.org.

Halloween Goodie Bags

The Hillside Public Library is offering Halloween goodie bags filled with sweet treats and more for youth and teens (18 and under) while supplies last. Costumes encouraged!

A friendly reminder that masks are required to be worn when entering the library. Hand sanitizer is readily available throughout the library.

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!