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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 - 6:00 PM
SUN      1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
What's New At Your Library

The Easter Bunny's Great Easter Egg Hunt
The Easter Bunny is coming! The Easter Bunny is coming! In order for him to prepare The Great Easter Egg Hunt, the Children's Department will be closed from 5-6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 25th. The department will reopen at 6:30 pm for the general public. If you are interested in coming to The Great Easter Egg Hunt:

1) Please sign up in advance and check the program time. 
2) Remember to come early for the hunt! No one will be allowed in after the hunts have begun.
3) Pictures, crafts, and snacks will take place after the hunts.

Thank you!
~The Children's Department

Book Swap
Whether you're looking to drop off unwanted books or pick up something new, stop by the library Friday, March 27th through Sunday, March 29th for a book swap. There's no need to exchange the exact number of books, just drop off or pickup as many as you want - it's up to you! We are accepting donations at the library, now through March 25th.

Art Again: Art Sale
Join us Saturday, April 11th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM for our "Art Again" art sale, hosted by the Friends of the Library. The event will also feature light refreshments and prize drawings for gift baskets donated by local businesses, as well as silent auctions.

Now through March 30th, the Friends organization is accepting donations of new or good-quality used artwork. Donations are being accepted at the circulation desk on the main floor of the library. Funds raised will go towards additional books, technology, furniture, and programs to benefit our community.

New Fiction Book Genres
The library now has two new fiction book categories. Romance and Christian Fiction titles now have dedicated space for easy browsing. Check out the collection today!

Upcoming Programs

Writers Circle

Tuesday, April 7th
6:30 - 7:30 PM

Teens and tweens, stop by the library for a fun and loose creative writing workshop. Play writing games, work on your current project, or get some ideas to start something new. Ages 11-17.
Drop-In Minecraft

Attention Minecraftians! Did you know that you can stop in to play Minecraft in groups or on your own any time you want? If your library card is in good standing, just ask a librarian and get started playing today! Minecraft is available on all public computers, so all ages are welcome to play. 
Doctor Who Night

Tuesday, April 21st
7:00 - 8:30 PM

Calling all Whovians. Join us as we travel through space and time with Doctor Who Nights. Enjoy a Doctor Who-themed project and free refreshments with your fellow doctor enthusiasts. Ages 12-1,012.
Friends of the Library

Wednesday, April 8th
6:00 - 7:00 PM

Support the Library! The Friends of the Library organization exists to promote the library in the community through fundraising, advocacy, volunteerism, and public awareness campaigns. The group meets on the second Wednesday of the month.

This Week at the Library...

Most programs & events require Registration

Monday, March 23rd
10:00 AM - Tiny Tots Time (0-30 mo.)
4:30 PM - Spanish Club (4-8)
6:30 PM - Magic the Gathering Club
6:30 PM - Sleep Tight Stories (2-8)

Tuesday, March 24th
9:30 AM - Tiny Tots Time (0 - 30 mo.)
11:00 AM - Early Morning Explorers (2 1/2 - 6)
11:45 AM - Stay & Play
7:00 PM - Non Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM - Book Buddies (6-10)

Wednesday, March 25th
4:30 PM - Pokemon Training (6-12)
6:00 PM - Easter Bunny Egg Hunt (2 1/2 - 6)
6:20 PM - Easter Bunny Egg Hunt (7 - 12)

Thursday, March 26th
6:00 PM - Art Club at Six (9-14)
7:00 PM - Art Club at Seven (9-14)

Friday, March 27th
1:30 PM - Afternoon Adventurers (2 1/2 -6)
2:15 PM - Stay & Play
6:00 PM - Trivia Night: The Decades