Library News

Applications for 2015 Holiday Craft Fair
The Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, 11/21 from 9 AM – 4 PM. All spots have been sold!

ZB Library 2015 Community Survey
Participate in the library’s Strategic Planning process by answering a few short questions to help prioritize services and resources. Click here for information and a link to the survey.

2015 SRC Winner
Congratulations to Our Savior’s Lutheran School, who was chosen by the Coalition for Healthy Communities Literacy Task Force as the winning school, with an average of 1,462 minutes read per student.


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: Mi Historiahispanic heritage
Gizella Meneses, a local filmmaker and Associate Professor at Lake Forest College, will present her documentary Second Generation Stories: Growing Up Latino/a in Chicago. Afterwards, renowned storyteller Jasmin Cardenas will present Latino experiences of a first generation American.
Saturday, 10/3 ● 1-4 PM ● Adults ● R-Required

Don’t Read John Green!
Hey Nerdfighters! John Green has been banned! Celebrate Banned Books Week (9/27-10/3) with An Abundance of Quotes, Looking for Bufritos, The Fault in Our Vinyls, and Paper Kahoot! Create quote art, eat fried burritos, make a vinyl phone skin, play John Green Kahoot! trivia, and enter the Vlogteen Confessional to win John Green prizes. DFTBA (Don’t Forget to Be Awesome)!
Saturday, 10/3 ● 1-3 PM ● Grades 5-12

Secretary of State Mobile Event
Get your driver’s license or state ID updated or renewed, purchase vehicle stickers, sign up for the organ donation registry, and more! Super Seniors is a convenient and voluntary program for driver’s license renewal, which includes Rules of the Road classroom instruction and a vision-screening exam.
Thursday, 10/15 ● 10 AM-2 PM ● Rules of the Road review at 9:30 AM

Let ZB Library Come to You

If you can’t visit the library due to illness or disability, we’ll bring the library to you!
We also provide on-site services and presentations to your business or organization.
Contact Rosa Herrera at 847.872.4680, x113 or email


Something for Everyone

For Kids
From reading clubs to science programs, there is something sure to entertain and educate your youngster. Visit our ZB Kids Page for details on upcoming programs for preschoolers and students.

For Teens
You’ll have fun with cool programs just for ZB Teens in 5th through 12th grades. Discover new reads with the Hardcover Society (and Hardcover HIGH Society) and get free books. Visit our ZB Teens Page for more exciting events!

For Adults
Join the Casual Crafters and have fun while you work on projects, take a computer class, and research your family tree with free help. Visit our ZB Adults Page for programs, news and resources.

For Home School Families
Join other home school families at the monthly Home School Network meetings. Visit the Home School page for details.