Archive for December, 2008

Library Closed New Years Day

The Central Library and both Branch Libraries will close at 5pm on Wednesday, 12/31/2008 and remain closed all day Thursday, 1/1/2009 in celebration of the New Year.  Normal library hours will resume on Friday, 1/2/2009.


Writing Comics Workshop

Batman Strikes author Russell Lissau will offer any comic book fans ages 10 and up tips on writing their own! Space is limited. Register by sending an email to or by calling (847) 923- 3191.

Monday, January 12   7 – 8 p.m.   Youth Services Classroom

Jim Gill Concerts

Popular children’s musician Jim Gill performs in the Rasmussen Room on Monday, Dec. 22.  Programs take place 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 10:45-11:30 a.m.  Free tickets will be distributed in Youth Services 20 minutes before each concert.

Steal a Scene Teen Writing Contest

Creative teens in grades 7 – 12 are invited to write a scene, no more than 2 pages, double-spaced.  The scene must have at least 2 people and scenery can be described.  Email entries to or drop scenes off at the Readers’ Advisory Desk of the Central library or at the branch libraries.

Entries due January 2.

Join a Winter Reading Program!

Participate in our Youth Services, Teen, or Adult Winter Reading Programs.  All programs run through Feb. 28.  Sign up at the central library or branches to receive incentives for books you read this winter!

Plan a Green Holiday

Get suggestions for a green holiday in our STDL blog “Come to the Green Side.” Click on the blog title on the right side of the STDL home page or click here.

HE and HP Branches Closed At 5 P.M. Dec. 16

Due to inclement weather, the Hanover Park and Hoffman Estates Branches closed Tuesday, December 16 at 5:00 P.M.  The Central Library will remain open.

Read in Harmony

View the latest library video promoting books, reading and libraries.

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