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.

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.


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.