LIBRARY CLOSED

Shopping sign boardUPDATE: For the safety of our community and staff, the Library will closed at 2:45 PM and remain closed for the remainder of the day today, on Wednesday, 8/16. Normal hours will resume tomorrow, 8/17 at 9 AM. All fines and fees on items will be adjusted accordingly.  Again, thank you for your understanding.

Due to police activity in our area, the library is closed until further notice for today, Wednesday, 8/16, 2017. Please call us at 847.872.4680 if you need immediate assistance. Thank you for your cooperation and we apologize for any inconvenience.

MAKERSPACE CLOSED FOR RENOVATION

Our makerspace, The Hive, will be closed for renovations August 17-22, 2017.

Let’s Draw Something: Zentangle and DIY Framed Flowers are not affected and will take place as scheduled.

OUR MAKERSPACE IS GETTING A NEW NAME

Please check back at the end of August to see our new name and logo.  In the meantime, The Hive is still open.  We are located in the Information Services Department of the library where the old computer lab used to be. In The Hive, you’ll find a 3D printer, art supplies of all kinds, jewelry making supplies, electronic circuitry boards, and so much more.

Hours

  • Monday-Thursday- 2:00-8:00 PM
  • Saturdays-1:00-4:30 PM

Ages

The Hive is open to patrons is grades 6 through 12 and adults.  Patrons in grades K-5 may attend programs with Miss Garnet.

August Programs: August Calendar PDF

WE ARE OUT OF ECLIPSE GLASSES

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We are out of eclipse glasses and will not be ordering more. For more information about viewing locations and obtaining Eclipse Glasses at other locations, visit: http://www.littlelakecounty.com/august-2017-solar-eclipse-watch-lake-county/

THANK YOU

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The Zion-Benton Public Library, in partnership with Catholic Charities, would like to thank you for your generous donations of school supplies. These supplies will benefit low-income families in Lake County. Do you know someone in need?

Catholic Charities provides support to low-income families in Lake County by collecting and distributing donated school supplies once a year.  The supplies are distributed to families who participate in both Catholic Charities programs and children in the community at-large.  For more information, call: ( 847) 782-4126

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: Programs in The Hive are for teens in grades 6-12, but some programs are open to kids in grade 5 and others are even open to adults! Visit the ZB TEENS page for all Hive activities.

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 or any of the following pages for programs, news and resources:
Book ClubsHistory and Genealogy | Technology Training