Tag: Homewood Library

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[Read More…]

Homewood library staff reaches tentative contract agreement

Employees at the Homewood Public Library say they have reached a tentative agreement on a contract with the library board. Details of the package were not available. Employees organized with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 31 after their weekly hours were reduced by two[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, Aug. 13

  • Doppler on Wheels, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Homewood village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut Road.

Friday, Aug. 26

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