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Halloween at the Library

Halloween at the Library

Did you see our column in The Hinsdalean? Our staff is happy to find the perfect Halloween books for readers of any age! Ages 0-5 Grades K-2 Grades 3-5 Middle School High School Adults See more recommendations at the following lists:

Summer Reading Club 2023

June 1-July 31 Adults: Try one of our challenge cards: read widely, read fiction or nonfiction, watch a movie, or attend a program. Completed cards will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Fuller House gift card or a $50 Gone Grazy gift card.  Teens (Grades 6 – 12): Track the reading you do

Junior Advisory Board Application 2023

The 2023-24 application is now available! Calling all high school students! Are you interested in learning more about the Hinsdale Public Library and helping plan the kinds of programs you and your friends would enjoy? Consider joining our Junior Advisory Board. JAB members must commit to attending 7 of our 9 meetings and actively participate.

Comic Con Celebration Coming to the Library

 Talking about your favorite movie, TV show, or book is pretty relatable, but have you ever felt like you couldn’t talk about it enough? Even if you don’t know this feeling, you might know someone who always jumps at the opportunity to discuss the newest Colleen Hoover book or Marvel blockbuster film. Having passion over

100 Books Before High School

A Reading Challenge for 6th-8th Graders 100 books seems like a lot! How will I have time to read that many?We don’t expect you to complete this program in a week, a month, or even a year. Sign up now and read at your own pace. How do I keep track of the books read?Track

Strategic Plan 2023-25

In early 2022, Hinsdale Public Library’s Board of Trustees and its Strategic Planning Committee set out to create a vision for the Library and how it can best serve the community over the next three years and beyond. What did we find? Read the full plan here. Want the highlights? View the brochure here.

2022: A Return to ‘Normal’

For everyone at the Hinsdale Public Library, 2022 brought a welcome return of the things we love best: in-person events, answering questions at the help desks, the hum of activity during finals week and, mostly, seeing you back in the stacks or in our study rooms. Post-pandemic, our book circulation and patron visits to the

Illinois Libraries Present

Braiding Sweetgrass with Robin Wall Kimmerer Wednesday, June 21 at 7:00 pm This is a rare opportunity to hear from one of the most important voices in the movement toward a more sustainable and equitable future. She will delve into her own experiences as a botanist, indigenous science professor, and environmental advocate, and offer insights

2023 Library Board Election Information

Six Hinsdale Public Library Board seats will be on the April 4, 2023 ballot. Three 2-year seats with terms ending in 2025 Three 4-year seats with terms ending in 2027 The Board of Trustees works with the Library’s Executive Director to establish library policies, develop the Library’s budget, and create long-range plans to address anticipated

Hinsdale’s Movable Feast

Fall Reading ProgramOctober 1-31 Great books and great food go hand-in-hand which is why our new fall reading program pairs local restaurants with mouthwatering books and movies. To participate: Pick up a Movable Feast Menu at the Library starting October 1 or view it here. Participating restaurants and their matching books and movies will be