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Join us Halloween Day for our Haunted Library Fest!

BOO! Watch out for ghosts when you visit the library for a special Haunted Library festival! Drop in wearing your best costume for fun games, crafts, and activities, and be ready to be spooked! Fun starts at 2pm on Halloween Day Saturday Oct. 31st. For more info visit our EVENTS page or contact the library.



Let Us Find Your Next Good Read

Need help finding that next page turner? Have an interest in a good non fiction but don't know where to start? Let us help you find that next read with our new online eRA Form. Take a moment to fill our your reading preferences, who you enjoyed in the past and who didn't work for you. We will dig in, and relay back some titles we think would be sure winners. We will even put the books on hold for you, saving you time for more reading! To get started just follow HERE



Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale



The Friends of Glencoe Public Library present their Fall Used Book Sale. Featuring items for all ages, including books, movies and cd's. Sale starts Saturday October 17th and carries on all weekend until Noon on Monday October 19th. Come find that special item to give as a gift, add to your collection or just find a good read for the weekend!



Bob Boone's Appreciating the Short Story Course



Starting Tuesday, October 13 the library will host a 5 week course hosted by Bob Boone. The course titled "Appreciating the Short Story" will delve into some of the best American short stories from past and present. A local author, Bob Boone has written numerous works and founded the Chicago Authors group to offer opportunities to young writers in the city. Registration is required for these highly anticipated seminars. Sessions are weekly, each Tuesday from 1-2:30pm starting October 13th and ending November 10th. For more information, registration details, please visit our calendar

short story course  Bob Boone


Thanks for visiting us at Harvest Fest

2015 Harvest Fest

Trustee Teresa Grosch joined our librarians at this year's Harvest Fest. We had a blast hosting a table filled with giveaways and games for the kids. Looking forward to next year!

october  events  community


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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.

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