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Winter 2021-2022 Newsletter
November 17, 2021
We've got lots of great events planned and new services to offer. Start making your winter plans at the Library!
Medici.tv - Streaming Classical Music & Jazz
November 8, 2021
The largest online catalog of classical music, opera, dance and jazz. 3,500 musical works filmed from the 1940’s through to the present day 2,700 films including concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries and master classes Over 150 live events s…
StoryWalk® La Grange
October 27, 2021
During the month of November, start at the Library and then follow the path around downtown La Grange to read The Sharing Circle by Theresa “Corky” Larsen-Jonasson! Thank you to the local businesses that have provided window space for the…
Seasonal Crafts for Teens and Tweens
August 30, 2021
Seasonal Crafts for Teens & TweensTuesday, September 7-Tuesday, November 30Pick up a grab-and-go craft kit to celebrate autumn with a little creativity. New crafts will be available monthly, starting the Tuesday after Labor Day. Local tweens and …
Mask Update, August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021
The Cook County Department of Public Health announced that all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask indoors, beginning on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. All people above age two who can medically tolerate a mask must…
The Economist and other magazines now online.
July 9, 2021
The Library has added over 3,000 e-magazines to our OverDrive service. Patrons with a La Grange library card can read digital magazines alongside e-books and audiobooks on Libby, the reading app from OverDrive, or in their browser by opening and logg…
New Job Hunting Resource
June 1, 2021
Update: We have a new addition to JobNow – Live Unemployment Benefits Assistance. Live unemployment benefits coaches are available to help workers determine unemployment eligibility benefits using state and federal guidelines. Filling out the a…
Anti-Racism & Xenophobia Statement
March 26, 2021
In the wake of the recent murders in Atlanta of eight individuals, including six women of Asian descent, as well as increased anti-Asian rhetoric and violence, the La Grange Public Library reiterates its statement against racism and xenophobia. We st…
Fun & Functional Craft Series for Teens/Tweens
March 9, 2021
Sunday, March 14-Saturday, April 24 Local tweens and teens can pick up a craft kit at the front desk or curbside (just call 708-215-3200 when you arrive). Crafts are available while supplies last. Perler Bead Among Us Crew Member Zipper SpiritSunday,…
Winter Reading Program Supports Local Businesses
March 8, 2021
This year, we helped support La Grange area businesses by purchasing La Grange Business Association gift cards as prizes for our weekly winter reading drawing winners. We also challenged participants to financially support La Grange area businesses b…