The library will close for Thanksgiving at 5 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and will reopen at 9 am on Friday, Nov. 24

Upcoming Events

Kids Events

WTTW Kids Big Idea Tour (NIC)
Interactive “travelling lab” teaches kids that BIG IDEAs help to solve every day conundrums, large or small.

Teen Events

Anime Club
Watch the latest anime from Japan, learn the latest J-Pop songs, talk about all things anime & manga!
Join us each month

Adult Events

Join Fellow Book Lovers
Read and discuss. Connect here with a variety of book discussion groups that fuel your interests!
Book Discussion Groups

New and Coming Soon

Put a hold on the newest materials on the library's shelves, those arriving soon or the most popular items.

Amount Saved by Customers

By checking materials out of the library instead of purchasing those items, our customers have saved $48,446,426.89 so far this year, of that $178,625.34 was saved yesterday. A total of $4,022,841.44 was saved by our customers in October.

Staff Recommendations

Reading and viewing recommendations created by our librarians.
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