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Library Closed for Labor Day / Reopens Sundays

The library will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in recognition of Labor Day and will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd. We will begin Sunday hours (1pm to 5pm) on September 8th. Sunday hours run through late spring.

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New Excerpts Hot Off the Press!

You are not going to believe the great lineup of activities and events planned for the fall at the Glencoe Public Library. We've got author readings, local history programs, art programs, open mic nights and even a look at a comet! The new edition of Excerpts also has updated information on all of our great upcoming kid's programs, film programs, book groups, musical theater programs and Technology Tuesdays. You'll be receiving the newest edition of Excerpts in your mailbox soon but in the meantime you can access it online!

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Kindergarten Kickoff!

Start the new school year off with a bang! Children are invited to the library for a special program with stories, craft, and a small treat to celebrate entering kindergarten. There will be sessions of this program on Tuesday, August 27 at 10:30 and 2:30. The program is for children entering kindergarten with parent or caregiver and registration is required.

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Demolition on Village Ct.

We received some information about the demolition of the Chase Bank building from the Village and how it might affect your access to the library. During demolition beginning Monday, August 19th, the southbound lane of Village Ct. will be closed during working hours. Working hours will be from 7am to 6pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 6pm on Saturdays. Please use caution when traveling in the construction area. Be alert for pedestrian crossings and construction traffic. For more information on construction in Glencoe, please visit the village's website.

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From Page to Stage Kickoff

Once again the library is working with Writers Theatre to kickoff the annual From Page to Stage program of events, lectures, demonstrations and performances. On August 22nd, at 7:00 p.m., please join us at Writers Theatre to meet PigPen Theatre Company to discuss the process of bringing The Old Man and The Old Moon to stage. PigPen Associate Artistic Director (and Co-Director of this production) Stuart Carden is the special guest and will talk about how music, stagecraft and puppetry play a role in their unparalleled brand of storytelling. Writers' Theatre is located in the Women's Library Club building at 325 Tudor Ct., in Glencoe. All the events in this program are free and you can find a full list of events here.

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August Library Board Meeting Date Changed

The date of the meeting of the Board of Trustees in August has been changed to Thursday, August 29th at 7:30. All board meetings take place in the Hammond Room of the library.

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Going Mobile?

Before you head out on vacation, make sure you download the library's app! You can see what books you have checked out and renew them, download ebooks and audiobooks, see what events are around the corner and use the BookLook feature to easily check if we have that interesting book that you stumbled upon at the beach house in stock. The library app is free and available for both iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) and Android devices.

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Excerpts is the library newsletter and comes out every three months. It is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Copies of the newsletter are available online (below) and at the library. Please be sure to check the library calendar for program updates.

2017 Issues

March 2017

June 2017

September 2017

2016 Issues

December 2016

September 2016

March 2016

June 2016

2015 Issues

December 2015
September 2015
June 2015

March 2015

2014 Issues
December 2014
September 2014
June 2014
March 2014

2013 Issues
December 2013
September 2013
June 2013
March 2013

2012 Issues
December 2012
September 2012
June 2012
March 2012

2011 Issues
December 2011
September 2011
June 2011
March 2011

2010 Issues
December 2010
September 2010
June 2010
March 2010

2009 Issues
December 2009
September 2009
June 2009
March 2009

2008 Issues
December 2008