Thursday, November 16, 2017

Who’s ready for more board gaming?
 Adult Board Gaming will meet again in December and January. 
  • On Saturday, December 2, we'll be at Heinen’s Grocery Store, located at Waukegan and Glenview Roads, from 1 PM-4 PM. Play some games while you enjoy the café.
  • On Monday, January 8, we'll be back at the Library from 6:30-8:30.  
Now you can find us on Meetup.

Game On!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Join us Saturday for our BYOB parenting playgroup!

BYOB Parenting Playgroup (birth-23 months)

Saturday, November 18 • 10-11:15 AM • Youth Program Room

Bring Your Own Baby, enjoy playtime, and meet other new parents. This month, a pediatric dentist from Yummy Dental & Orthodontics will be stopping by with a few tips on how to keep baby's teeth and gums healthy during the first years of life. Light refreshments will be served. Just drop in.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Fraud Awareness Week

Fraud can happen to anyone, anywhere and anytime. Chances are you have received a few fraudulent emails, ambiguous phone calls, encountered fake online ads, questionable posts on social networking sites or maybe someone has come knocking at your door. Avoid becoming a victim. November 12-18, 2017, is Fraud Awareness Week, a good time to protect yourself and your loved ones.

1. Brush up on common scams and warning signs.
2. Keep personal information confidential.
3. Change your passwords and PINs.
4. Order your credit reports.
5. Shred unneeded documents.
6. Watch out for unusual transactions.
7. Talk to your loved ones about fraud.
8. Report fraud to the authorities.

Check out this page from USA.GOV for details.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Daylight Saving Time Begins This Sunday

Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday, November 5, at 2:00 AM.  Set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday.  The time change is a good reminder to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors as well. 

Saturday, October 28, 2017


Take a look at these fun facts about Halloween from the United States Census Bureau.  4.1 million kids ages 5-14 are potential trick-or-treaters!

Friday, October 20, 2017

GBS Homecoming Parade This Saturday

Be aware that portions of Shermer Road, Glenview Road and Harlem Avenue will be closed to traffic between 7:00 AM and noon Saturday, October 21, for the Glenbrook South Homecoming Parade. On-street commuter parking north of Glenview Road to Jackman Park will be temporarily blocked off.

See this map for the route.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

New parents -- join us Saturday for our BYOB playgroup!

BYOB Parenting Playgroup (birth-23 months)

Saturday, October 21 • 10-11:15 AM • Youth Program Room

Bring Your Own Baby, enjoy playtime, and meet other new parents. This month, Kathryn Smart, MS, RN, CRRN, Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, will be stopping by to show parents how to access online resources from the hospital's Children's Health Resource Center. Light refreshments will be served. Just drop in.