Adult Services Blog

  • TNT Mystery Movie Night

    TNT's Mystery Movie Night will premier on Tuesday November 29th.  The new series features full-length movies based on books by a variety of mystery authors. Bill Pullman stars in the first movie, Innocent, based on Scott Turow's Book.  Read the books before you watch the movies.

  • Outdoor Holiday Arrangment Program

    Attend this fun floral program presented by Professional Florist, Peggy Garvin of Garvin Gardens on Tuesday, December 6 from 7-8:30 P.M. Peggy will instruct and show you how to make a Winter Holiday Outdoor Container arrangement. This program requires in-person registration at the Adult Services desk. No phone-in registrations! There is a materials fee of $10 for each arrangement made. This program is capped at 20 people.

    See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions. - MA

  • Best mysteries

    In 1995 the Mystery Writers of America put together a list of the best mysteries of all time.   Here are some of the top finishers:

  • Back to the Future

    In addition to purchasing new science fiction titles, I think it's important to ensure that we have some of the classics available. Fortunately the publishing trade loves reprints, so it's possible to fill in gaps and replace worn books from great series such as Isaac Asimov's Foundation. We currently have the seven Asimov Foundation novels for you to re-read or perhaps to enjoy for the first time.

  • Star Wars: Ascension: Fate of the Jedi book 8

    For those who've been following the ongoing travails of Luke Skywalker and the Jedi, we have book 8, the penultimate in the series, available now. Will Luke and his son Ben defeat the evil Abeloth? Will the Galactic Alliance collapse into yet another civil war? What about the lost tribe of the Sith? Will Ben tempt the alluring, yet evil Vestara Khai to the light side of the force? Will they get married and make Luke a grandpa? Will the Star Wars universe chug merrily on forever? Who knows, but you might find out a little bit more when you read:

    Fate of the Jedi: Ascension

  • Whales: Giants of the Deep

    If you are looking for an activity that the whole family can enjoy, take a trip to the Field Museum to see Whales: Giants of the Deep.    Glenside has some great materials to look at before you visit the museum.

  • Amazon's Best Books of 2011

    Amazon's editors have published their list of the Top 100 Books of 2011.  Here are some fiction titles that were at the top of the list.

    What are your picks for the best novels of 2011?

  • Fairy Tales Retold

    We all enjoyed fairy tales when we were growing up.  In fact, that was the one part of bedtime we enjoyed.   Pick up one of these updated versions of the classic fairy tales and see what memories it brings back.