Tag: Homewood Library

Volunteers needed for spring planting at Homewood Library

The Homewood Public Library is looking for volunteers on May 23 who will help finish a planting project on the library’s grounds at 17917 Dixie Highway. In October, volunteers worked with Nancy Krieth, a horticulturalist with U of I Extension, clearing out the overgrown circular flower bed at the library.[Read More…]

Homewood library searching for new board member

It was just three weeks ago when Homewood residents elected three new trustees and re-elected an incumbent to the Homewood Library Board. Now it needs a fourth person to join them.   Tim Martin is moving from Homewood after he took a new job assignment. There are two years left[Read More…]

Jennifer Cutshall

Meet the Candidates: Jennifer Cutshall, Homewood library (free)

Age: 43Education: Master’s in Library and Information ScienceJob/role: Library Director, Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library DistrictFamily: Married with two sons.Other elected positions: NoneIssues:Current and future financial stability. Equal access to all materials and services. Patron and staff satisfaction. Goals:I will be a capable and responsible public steward of our library and aim to serve the[Read More…]

1.25.23 | What You Need to Know Today

BLACK HISTORY MONTH READING CHALLENGE – Homewood Library is issuing a challenge to young people ages 11 to 18. During February, read books about Black history and books written by African-American authors. Then, track your hours read through the Beanstack app to earn rewards. Read 10 hours and get entered[Read More…]

12.13.22 | What You Need to Know Today

GO GRAB YOURSELF A GARDEN – Homewood Library gives you two chances for Grab & Go Kits this week. Adults 18+ can pick up their own Zen Garden today, and people of all ages can grab an Interactive Movie Kit on Thursday. Both kits are available from 1 to 9[Read More…]

10.14.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

PUZZLE RACE – Think you’re the fastest puzzler? Prove it and win prizes at the Puzzle Race at 11 a.m. Saturday at Homewood Library. Put your skills to the test with a group of friends as you compete against other teams. The team captain should register the team. All ages[Read More…]

Homewood library board approved $2.7 million levy

The Homewood Public Library submitted a 2020 tax levy of $2,741,450 to the Cook County Clerk’s Office. The library board approved the levy at a Dec. 2 meeting. The levy shows an increase of just 2% over the 2019 levy of $2,687,986.  The library is currently closed under COVID-19 mitigation[Read More…]

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