Get Your ACT Practice @ the Library

Saturday, January 30 at Harnish / Saturday, February 6 @ Eastgate. Student in grades 10-12 can practice taking the ACT with a Sylvan Learning testing proctor. Your $15 registration fee includes the test, study guide, and detailed score report. Doors open at 9am and testing begins promptly at 9:30am. Please bring a pencil and a calculator (click here for calculator rules).

Practice can go a long way toward a better score on the ACT. Take advantage of this low-cost opportunity. Please note: This is a practice test; we are not an official testing location.

Without a Mask: Hockey’s Daredevil Goalies

Tuesday, January 26, 7-8:30 pm: Wooden sticks, shabby equipment and goalies who didn't wear facemasks made up the the rough-and-tumble days of early hockey. And you thought Corey Crawford was tough! Don't miss this action-packed presentation filled with glory, guts and gore! Presenter Craig Pierce will entertain you with lively anecdotes and wow you with his artistic "Wall of Fame" panels saluting the 1961 Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks.

Register today to save your spot. Attendees must be 12 years old or older. 


Finals Study Nights Return

High school students, it’s almost time to cram for exams! Kick off your study extravaganza with Finals Study After Hours on Friday, May 20, when we’ll have FREE pizza and a visit from Annie the therapy dog from 7 to 8:30pm. Attendees must be between grades 9-12, and you need to register so we have enough pizza for everyone.

The following week, our meeting room and study rooms will be reserved for high school student study groups to use Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 from 3 to 8pm. Stop by for an hour or more. We’ll have snacks and soda available in the meeting room, as well as relaxation supplies like bubble wrap to pop and coloring sheets. To reserve study rooms for up to 2-hour blocks of time, call 847-458-6060 ext 143 and let them know you’re a high school study group. Or talk to Young Adult Librarian Jennifer Jazwinski.