Adult Services Blog

  • Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee

    If you are enjoying the press coverage of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, come to the library to learn more about her.

  • June Bestsellers

    The summer reading season begins with these June best sellers.  Place your holds now.


    Bloodline / James Rollins

  • Adult Summer Reading Starts Today!

    Sign up for the adult summer reading program for a chance to win prizes for doing what you enjoy…reading books or listening to audiobooks.  Finish 5 books by July 31st to win a paperback book of your choice.  When you complete the program you will automatically be entered into the grand prize drawing where you might win a Nook e-reader or gift cards from local restaurant.  Stop by the Adult Reference Desk for more details.

  • Journey to Japan Program has been canceled due to presenter illness.

    Sarah Joynt will discuss major tourist destinations in Japan as well as many areas off the beaten path using her own dramatic photos on Wednesday, June 6 from 7-8 P.M. Additional topics include culture, customs, and food. Japanese refreshments will be served. The program is FREE and open to the public. Walk-Ins are welcome! - MA

    See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at

    The program is canceled due to presenter illness. - MA

  • Sleuths and their Pet Sidekicks

    If your dog or cat is an important part of your life, you'll enjoy these light mysteries featuring pet sidekicks.  Sometimes the dog or cat solves the mystery, sometimes he just helps.

  • What is Attachment Parenting?

    You've probably heard about TIME magazine's controversial May 21st cover regarding attachment parenting. But what does it really involve? Find out more about the theory developed by pediatrician William Sears and how it is practiced.

  • Rebecca and Friends

    There's nothing like a little romance and a little danger to get your heart plumping.  What better way to honor Daphne du Maurier's May birthday than to check out a romantic suspense book or movie.  Her novel Rebecca is a real classic romantic suspense novel and Alfred Hitchcock turned the book into a wonderful movie.  Once you have re-read the book or watched the movie again, pick up one of these romantic suspense favorites.

  • May is National Bike Month

    National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride. Whether you bike to work or school; to save money or time; to preserve your health or the environment; to explore your community or get to your destination, get involved in Bike Month — and help get more people in your community out riding too!

  • Watching Sherlock on PBS?

    Did you tune in and watch Sherlock on May 6? Check out some of our Sherlock Holmes materials.