Hillside Public Library Scholarship

The Hillside Public Library is pleased to announce that we will be awarding a $500 scholarship for the 2022-23 school year. Please review the application, linked below. Materials received by email no later than June 1, 2022 at 5:00 pm will be given first consideration.

 https://hillsidelibrary.org/scholarship/

Library Board Trustee Vacancy

We are currently looking to fill a vacancy on the Library Board.  If you are interested in serving your community, please consider becoming a trustee on the Hillside Library Board.  Applicants must be current residents of Hillside If you have any questions, please contact the library director, Amy Franco, at afranco@hillsidelibrary.org or at (708)449-7510 ext. 115.

St. Valentine’s Day Take & Make

Drop In Tutoring

Early Closure for Thanksgiving

Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 5 & Older

Pfizer Vaccine Now Approved for Children Ages 5 and older!
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11. Clinical studies have shown the vaccine to be safe and very effective, preventing 90% of symptomatic infections in children ages 5-11. Kids also had fewer side effects from the vaccine than teens and adults.


Anyone over the age of 5 years old can get vaccinated—it is free for all, regardless of insurance or immigration status.
Book your appointment below!


There are dozens of COVID-19 vaccination locations across Cook County, including Walgreens, CVS, Jewel-Osco and Meijer. Most require or recommend making an appointment.

To schedule a Cook County Health booster appointment, click  https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov/c/1B/02262021-f84297/60162

Individuals without access to a computer can call 1-833-308-1988 Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM to make an appointment at a Cook County Health site.


For a comprehensive list of vaccination locations in suburban Cook County, click here. Additional sites throughout Illinois can be found here. Please check the individual locations for specific requirements and vaccine availability.

Toiletries Drive

Toiletries can be dropped off at the marked box inside the library. For questions or more information, please contact Robin at rfuener@hillsidelibrary.org.

Labor Day

Bubble Party

Mask Requirements

Face masks are required for everyone entering the library regardless of vaccination status. If you don’t have a mask when entering the library, a mask can be provided at the Circulation desk.