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HPL Book Box Jr.

Friday, February 17th

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Enjoy a pre-selected book for 3rd-5th graders and other fun bookish treats each month. Choose your preferred genre when you subscribe. Register once to receive a box on December 16, January 20, February 17. Limit 30.

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Family S.T.E.A.M. Saturday

Saturday, February 18th

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Families explore science by performing activities based on theme.

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Maker Club

Sunday, February 19th

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us once a month for an hour of creation! Each month we will focus on a different creative technique.

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School’s Out!

Monday, February 20th

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

School’s out! Stop by for a day of fun activities, games, and crafts throughout the Youth Department.

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Kids Can Cook Jr.

Monday, February 20th

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come cook with us at the Library! We will be decorating cookies in all kinds of yummy ways.

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Kids Can Cook Sr.

Monday, February 20th

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come cook with us at the Library! We will be making cheese and chocolate fondue and dipping all kinds of delicious treats.

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Take Home Imperfect Art

Friday, February 24th

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

You bring the creativity, we provide the supplies! Take home all kinds of art supplies to create a truly astonishing piece of art without any judgment.

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Family Trivia Fun

Sunday, February 26th

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come test your knowledge on science, geography, pop culture, and more as we play Kahoot! games and compete against other families!

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New for kids...

Adventure to new places with our reading lists.

From award winners to school reading lists, we have the best collection of books and media in town

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Bluestem Award List 2023

Rebecca Caudill Awards List 2023

Discover our Support Materials for Students

Take a peek at some of the resources the Library has to support learning at home.

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Books

Enrichment Books

Find great materials to help you plan and expand your at-home activities.

Digital Resources

Databases

Use these specialized databases to go deep on your favorite subjects or find sources for your project s from home.

Downloadables

Books You Can Access Anytime

Looking for a book for Sustained Silent Reading or a book report? Browse the Library’s collection of thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Bring the library to you!

Host a visit from library staff for great book recommendations, a 3D printer demonstration, or help with a research project. We ask that you give us 3 weeks notice when planning a visit. If you have any other questions contact us at youth@hinsdalelibrary.info or 630.986.1976.

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Print Resources

District 181 and Saint Isaac Jogues School Textbooks

Forgot your textbook at school? The library keeps a copy of all District 181 and Saint Isaac Jogues textbooks for in-library use.

School Reading Lists

Whether it's the Bluestem, Caudill, or Battle of the Books the library has multiple copies of every book on the list.

Online Resources

Databases

Need to find a couple of sources for your research paper? Use our databases to search newspapers, encyclopedias and more.

In-Library Services

Study Rooms

The library offers study rooms for you to book if you need a quiet place to study or a location your entire group can gather.

Technology

The library offers Apple computers and wireless printing as well as free Wi-Fi. Friendly staff will help you with any tech issues.