Library News

Library News

Join Our Team!
The library has several openings in various departments. Click here for more information!

  • PT Administrative Services Assistant II
  • PT Reference Librarian
  • PT Teen Associate I
  • PT Youth Services Associate

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.

Summer Reading Competition


2015 Summer Reading Competition
Students and adults can join the competition at the library or online. Readers will choose a school to support at registration and the school with the most participation will win the grand prize (provided by the Coalition for Healthy Communities’ Literacy Task Force).

Read to the Rhythm! Programs

Read to the Rhythm: Full Score Quartet
Zion’s own FullScore Chamber Orchestra will introduce families to a variety of instrumental music. Come for music, stay for refreshments.
Saturday, 8/1 ● 10:30-11:30 AM ● All Ages

Dueling Pianos
Join Debra Stackhouse and students for this musical event!
Thursday, 8/6 ● 6:30-7:30 PM ● All Ages

Library on the GoTruck

Summer is the season for fairs and festivals, so keep an eye out for the library at local celebrations!

  • Lake County Fair: Visit the Lake County Libraries’ booth for giveaways and more, from 7/29-8/2. ZB Library staff will be there on Friday, 7/31 from 4-10 PM.
  • Harbor Days: There will be fun activities for the whole family at North Point Marina from 7/31-8/2. ZB Library staff will be there all day on Saturday, 8/1.

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.