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Featured Event

Hinsdale Public Library LEGO Show

Sunday, July 10th

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Show off your favorite LEGO display from home.


Featured Event

HPL Book Box Jr.

Friday, July 15th

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 June 17, July 15, and August 19.


Featured Event

Dad’s Day

Saturday, July 16th

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy donuts, coffee, and spending time with your kids at the Library with different activities each month.


Featured Event

Mom’s Meet Up

Sunday, July 17th

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring the kids, enjoy a snack, and check out the Library while meeting Hinsdale neighbors.


Featured Event

Pointillism: Seurat

Monday, July 18th

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about the Pointillism art movement and make your own piece! (Dress for a little mess.)


Featured Event


Thursday, July 21st

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Build a Bristlebot with a toothbrush head and a vibrating pager motor.


Featured Event

Family BINGO Boogie

Wednesday, July 27th

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us as we play a few rounds of book BINGO at the Library and dance to some of our favorite tunes!


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

See all lists

Bluestem Award List 2022

Caudill Awards 2021

Discover our Support Materials for Students

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

See the Enrichment Materials

Enrichment Books

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

Digital Resources


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


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. If you have any questions contact us at 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.

Book Recommendations

Not sure what to read next or stumped by your teacher’s required genre reading list? Stop in and ask a staff member to help you find a great book or fill out a Book Match form to get a list of recommendations emailed to you

Online Resources


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.


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