Julie Halpern, author of YA novels such as Get Well Soon, Have a Nice Day, and Into the Wild Nerd Yonder, will be visiting the library to speak to teens on April 22 at 5:00pm! Julie will be discussing her experiences as a writer, finding inspiration for her books, answering any questions from the audience, and signing copies of her book. We're big fans of Julie's books here and look forward to an engaging and fun visit! Please stop by the Youth Services Desk or call to register. This program is for teens ages 11-19.
Acorn Public Library District has expanded its services with streaming video available to enjoy from the library’s website. Library card holders have instant access to streaming video with a growing catalog of digital feature films, documentaries, educational, children’s favorites and more with a modern, easy-to-use viewing experience. Users may browse the video selection on the library's Media on Demand website, borrow titles with a valid library card, and stream on most mobile and desktop devices. All videos will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees! Try it today. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the library.
Written by Christopher Garlington and working cop, Lt. David Haynes, "The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats" is one of the city’s most popular food guides. Join the authors at Acorn Public Library on April 24 for a hilarious evening about fried food, petty crime, squad car etiquette, and tips on where (and where not) to eat in the Windy City! Call the Acorn Public Library at (708)687-3700 or visit the Circulation desk to register. View the Flyer
Looking to spice up your fiction reading with a little variety and conversation? Join Acorn Public Library’s new book discussion group! The group reads both contemporary and classic fiction in an assortment of genres. Fiction in a Nutshell meets the last Saturday of every other month in Acorn Library’s conference room. For our May 31, 2014 meeting, Fiction in a Nutshell will be reading and discussing is For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel about a young “American fighting in the Spanish Civil War, his loyalty and courage, and his eventual disillusionment with love and defeat” (NoveList Plus). For more details and to reserve a book, call 708-687-3700. View the Flyer