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Summer Reading Club 2022

Summer Reading Club 2022

June 1-July 31 Adults: Try one of our challenge cards: read a title recommended by a friend or librarian, a biography or memoir, or other genre, watch something from one of our downloadable resources, or attend a program. Completed cards will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Fuller House gift card.  Teens (Grades

Junior Advisory Board Application Open!

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. JAB’s goal is to enhance the

New Catalog in March

The Library will transition to a new catalog on March 11. New features include a more accurate search with all formats in one result and title recommendations based on your ratings. Staff are happy to assist as you navigate the new layout. There are also helpful tutorials available here to show you how to use

New Librarian-Moderated Author Series to Celebrate AAPI Voices

After a year that saw a disturbing rise in hate crimes directed at the AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) community, a new collaborative online speaker series is set to celebrate AAPI books, voices, cultures, and experiences. The series, AAPI Communities in Conversation, is a joint effort between the University of South Carolina’s Augusta Baker

Illinois Libraries Present

The Library has joined a statewide cooperative program to bring high-quality virtual events to you. By working with multiple libraries and organizations across the state, we gain access to nationally-recognized speakers and authors. RESCHEDULED due to an invitation to be the May 21 musical guest on Saturday Night Live! An Evening with Michelle ZaunerAuthor of

Cook Up Holiday Memories

As the holiday season arrives, so do my childhood memories of baking in my family’s kitchen. Spending those moments together was always so exciting. I especially remember how important I felt when I got to help—following directions, measuring ingredients, testing new recipes, and eating the results! Now as an adult, I love spending this time

Library Services FAQ

FAQ: Library Services During COVID  Library access Is the Library open? The Library is open: M-Th 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm Most regular library services have resumed. Mask guidelines effective February 28, 2022: Indoor mask requirements in most public places, including the Library, have been lifted. More on the state mandate here. Staff

Board Vacancies Filled

On August 17, the Hinsdale Public Library Board of Trustees appointed Megan Mikhail and Denise Wong to the Library Board. The new trustees will serve until the next Consolidated Election in April 2023. The Board solicited applications for prospective trustees in June and interviewed candidates in July. “The board was gratified by the number and

Library Card Sign Up Month

Library Card Sign Up Month is celebrated nationally every September. It is an opportunity to remind the community what a valuable resource a library card is. While walking into the library requires no membership, having a library card can get you access to more than just the building. With your Hinsdale Library card, you can

Library Board Vacancy

One of the candidates elected as library trustee in April 2021 has moved out of Hinsdale. The library board has the responsibility of appointing a replacement who will serve as trustee until the next election, in April 2023. The board’s goal is to have the position filled by the scheduled August board meeting.   You can