Tag: Homewood Library

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…]

Homewood library adds service hours to schedule

The Homewood Public Library is extending service hours for materials pick-up service to regular business hours. The library, 17917 Dixie Highway, is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 13. Patrons[Read More…]

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Homewood library board selects new executive director

A three-time Blue Island Woman of the Year winner has been hired as the new executive director of Homewood Public Library. On May 15, the library board of trustees selected Colleen Waltman to fill the position. Waltman comes to Homewood from her job as director of Blue Island Public Library, where she has worked since 2014.   You’ve[Read More…]

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