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650 Deerwood Drive
Shorewood, IL 60404


Youth Services: 815-725-4368
Fax: 815-725-1722


MON - THU      9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
FRI & SAT      9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SUN      1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

What's New at Your Library

Art Sale Donation Drive
The Friends of the Library are gathering gently used framed art and artistic sculptures for an upcoming Art Sale and Auction in October. Please think of donating your art as you redecorate your home for Spring! All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Library.  Please note that items may be donated to charity, if they cannot be used in the sale.

Study Room Now Available
The library is happy to announce the addition of a private study room. Available for individual use or for groups of up to 3 people, you can access the room for 1 hour per day (with an extension of 1 hour when available). Reservations can be made up to 48 hours in advance. For more information, see our study room policy.

The Great Read - "The World Wars: Pages in Time"
The Great Read is an event uniting the community around a common book theme. Through the spring, check out great programming at local libraries and read books about this year's topic, WWI & WWII. For more information, visit

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Upcoming Programs

Beyond Your World
Book Group -
Soldiers in War

Wednesday, April 30th
8:30 PM

This month: "Band of Brothers" by Stephen Ambrose. Join us for a discussion of the E Company's journey through WWII, along with clips of the surviving members and scenes from the award winning HBO series produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.

Sit & Stitch

Sunday, May 4th
2:00 4:00 PM

Bring your projects to the library for some relaxing time for knitting, crocheting, sewing, or whatever you're in to. This is an open meeting, without instruction. Feel free to stop in or leave at any time. Some yarn & needles will be available, but we encourage participants to bring their own.

Library Adventure


Wednesday, April 16th
4:00 - 5:00 PM

Are you a fan of "Escape form Mr. Lemoncello's Library"? Try to solve our fiendish clues and escape the Shorewood-Troy library! Participants will have to follow and solve a series of clues to reach the final goal. Prizes for the winners. Ages 6 - 12.


Thursday, April 24th

6:30 8:00 PM

Join Chef Kate Bradley for a night of fine dining and delicious recipes that you would find in the Downton Abbey Kitchen. The evening's menu will include: Deviled eggs, Chicken and Mushroom pie, Pork Tenderloin with Port Wine Sauce, and Ginger Nut Biscuits. Space is limited. Register early.

Monday, April 28th
6:30 - 7:30 PM

Stop by for a special Tween Crafting Club. We'll be using marshmallows to create, craft, and (of course) taste! Make 3D marshmallow art, design a marshmallow catapult, and have fun! All materials provided. Ages 11-15.

This Week at the Library...
Most programs & events require Registration

Monday, April 14th
10:00 PM - Lapsit (0-30 months)
5:00 PM - Paws to Read
7:00 PM - Lake of the Woods North Homeowners Association

Tuesday, April 15th
9:30 PM -
Lapsit (0-30 months)
3:00 AM - Learning Windows 8
:00 PM -
Books on Tap Discussion Group

Wednesday, April 16th
All Day - Book a Librarian
4:00 PM -
Lemoncello's Library Adventure
6:30 PM - Magic Club (13-18)

Thursday, April 17th
4:30 PM - Pokemon Club (6-12)
6:30 PM - Easter Bunny Visit

Friday, April 18th
All Day - Library Closed

Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - Encouragement 3000!
12:30 PM - Quest RPG (14-18)
1:00 PM - Library Open House