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Homewood library welcomes back patrons by appointment

The Homewood Public Library is again open to Homewood residents, but you need to make an appointment.

The library staff has been improvising since March when the library closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Services and programs went online and curbside delivery was implemented.

Now the library’s doors are open to patrons who get a 45-minute appointment to browse through the collection, use computers and take advantage of other services. After patrons leave, the staff cleans the physical spaces, such as computer tables and keyboards.

Although it’s only been . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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