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Cancelled January 18th Library Board Meeting

The January 18, 2017 Library Board meeting has been cancelled. There will be a Special Library Board meeting on January 31, 2017 at 7:00 PM



Before the Flood Screening

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Before the Flood Screening and Discussion

In partnership with the Glencoe Go Green and Grab the Wheel, a screening of Leonardo DiCaprio's Before the Flood will be shown, followed by discussion. This will be held on February 1st, 2017 at Glencoe Union Church. For more information view the FLYER



Friends Fall Concert


Join us for a Fall Concert!

The Friends of the Library proudly presents The Guadagnini String Quartet this Sunday, December 4th.

The library will close at 4:00 PM for setup, and reopen at 4:30 for seating. The concert will begin at 5:00, to view the flyer click HERE



Additonal Mystery Book Club Coming Soon


A new mystery book club is coming!

Good news mystery lovers, our popular Friday book club is now offering an additional session! Tuesday evenings 7:30-8:30 PM starting December 6th. For more information please speak to Ann Perks at the Checkout Desk.



The Library Partners with Family Service of Glencoe

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Senior Connection Discussion Series

The Glencoe Public Library has partnered with Family Service of Glencoe to host 2 Senior Discussion programs in December. 

December 8: Finding Balance in Caring for your Emotional and Physical Health



Environmental Graphiti Art Exhibit

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Art Exhibit Begins November 1st

Join us as we host a Environmental Graphiti Art Exhibit! Showcased work will displayed throughout the YA room right here at the Glencoe Public Library. Environmental Graphiti is a venture founded with the goal to use art as a vehicle to raise public awareness about the science of climate change. Artist, Alisa Singer, uses as its foundation a graph, chart, map, word or number that reflects a key fact about climate change. 



Visit us at Harvest Fest 2016


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Join us for Glencoe's Annual Harvest Fest!

Saturday, September 24th on the Wyman Green (behind the library). 



Another Success for our BookNews Discussion


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Our BookNews discussion had another wonderful turnout! Thank you, as almost 50 local patrons joined us for breakfast and book talk! Our staff led panel introduced some great recent and upcoming releases that are must have's for your reading shelf. Couldn't make it? No worries our LIST is online, and stay tune for the December BookNews date to join us next time.



Fall Excerpts Now Available!

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September Excerpts Now Online!

Our recent newsletter is out and about Glencoe. Catch up on all the fall programs, book clubs, children activities, and more! Online Excerpts



Little Park Libraries in Glencoe

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Little Park Libraries are now around Glencoe! The Glencoe Park District has began setting up Little Park Libraries throughout the area. Three locations have been established, located at community areas where anyone can enjoy a book. The Park Libraries are located at Lakefront Park, Friends Park and the Takiff Center. In partnership with our Friends of the Library, Glencoe Public Library dontated books to team up with Glencoe Park District to bring a little piece of the library even closer to the community. Feel free to stop by one of the Park Libraries and share you picture with us! Take a book, enjoy and return when you like. To read more about this, visit the Glencoe Park District's article. 



Archive posts

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Excerpts is the library newsletter and comes out every three months. It is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Copies of the newsletter are available online (below) and at the library. Please be sure to check the library calendar for program updates.

2017 Issues

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June 2017

September 2017

2016 Issues

December 2016

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2015 Issues

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2014 Issues
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2008 Issues
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