Library News


OCToga Party
Celebrate 10 years of Percy Jackson with a toga party! We’ll learn about mythology and heroes through trivia, crafts, and games. Be sure to bring a sheet to create your very own toga or dress up as your favorite Greek god, goddess, or monster. Those who preregister and attend will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a five-book boxed set.
Saturday, 10/10 ● 2-3:30 PM ● Grades K-8 ● R-Requested

Jackson Gillman: The Stand-Up Chameleonjackson gillman
“Stand-Up Chameleon” Jackson Gillman magically transforms himself into a wide array of eccentric characters through his many talents as mime, actor, songsmith, and storyteller. Learn about BUGS! Doodlebugs, spiders, ants and other crawlies are featured in this low-life revue.
Tuesday, 10/13 ● 6:30-7:30 PM ● All Ages

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

The Sammie & Pam ShowSammie-Pam
Pam Donkin and Sammie Haynes are award-winning children’s performers and recording artists on the acclaimed children’s record label, A Gentle Wind. Their music has enchanted young audiences from Maine to California. These two seasoned children’s performers, Pam from California and Sammie from Maine, have teamed up to offer a fun, interactive program geared to all ages!
Thursday, 10/15 ● 3:30-4:30 PM ● All Ages

Library News

Sign Up for Secretary of State Email Reminders!
Due to the lack of a state budget, the Secretary of State’s office is suspending the mailing of vehicle registration renewal reminder notices. Motorists can sign up to receive reminder notices electronically by email. Tech Assistants are here to help you sign up for Paperless License Plate Renewal Notices! You’ll need an email account and the following information from your Renewal Notice. Tech Help hours are from 12-8 PM, Monday-Thursday and 11 AM-5 PM on Saturday. Tech Assistants can help with basic computer and technology issues, such as email reminders.

Drive-Up Book Return Closed
The drive-up book drop will be unavailable beginning Thursday afternoon, 10/8, through Tuesday, 10/13, due to concrete work. Please use the front book drop to return materials during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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.

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.