Bee in garden smallThe library is sponsoring a bee as part of the Clarendon Hills Park Foundation’s “Bees on Parade” public art project. The library commissioned children’s book author/illustrator Kevin Luthardt to design and paint the library’s bee. Be sure to stop by the library’s garden area between now and mid-September to see our “I’d Rather Bee Reading” bee!

Kevin Luthardt has written and illustrated numerous picture books including Mine!, Larabee, Peep!, and Flying.

The Clarendon Hills Public Library has added two fun games to our list of items available to CHPL cardholders. Borrow our classic Bocce Ball set or a 5 foot tall Jenga-styled wooden block tower. Perfect for family gatherings, birthday parties and other events. The wooden tumble tower game is quite heavy and may require a cart or two people to haul it from your vehicle to your home. Please contact the library in advance to ensure availability for either of these items.

To put the Bocce Ball Set on hold, click here:

To put the Giant Tumble Tower on hold, click here:

  • 2 week loan period
  • Can only be checked out by CHPL cardholders
  • Can only be put on hold by CHPL cardholders
  • $1/day overdue fee if returned late
  • Must be returned directly to our library (not other SWAN libraries)
  • Cannot be put in the book drop

FB bocce ball and wooden tower game

The library's meeting room will be available for high school students studying for final exams. From 4-9 pm, Tuesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 24, local students can gather at tables, use our WiFi and have access to reference librarians and exclusive online resources such as Science Reference Center and Funk & Wagnall's Online Encyclopedia. Snacks and drinks will be provided. DROP IN.

More than 100 entrants. Lots of fantastic ideas. Five designs selected. Congrats to Elizabeth (Grade 1 - Walker), Ethan (Grade 2 - Prospect), Avery (Grade 3 - Prospect), Renee (Grade 4 - Notre Dame) and Grace (Grade 5 - Prospect)! Bookmarks will be available in the Library by late May.

2018 Bookmark Avery2018 Bookmark Elizabeth2018 Bookmark Ethan2018 Bookmark Grace2018 Bookmark Renee