Adult Services Blog

  • Impossible Read-alikes and Watch-alikes

    Impossible, a film starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, follows one family as they experience and survive the 2004 tsunami. For more information on tsunamis and stories on and surviving natural catastrophes, check out the following materials:

  • Christmas movies

    Like a nice Christmas movie? Funny? Schmaltzy? Heart-wrenching? Try one of these:

    Christmas carol movie


  • Hobbitses is coming. Yes they is, my precioussss

    In two days, Peter Jackson's monumental The Hobbit...part 1 arrives on your local movie screens. If you're completely disgusted by the naked cash grab that Jackson and the studio are perpetuating by dividing a 300-odd page children's book into three lo-o-o-ong feature films, here are some other suggestions for  you to get your fantasy fix. Heck, even if you can't wait for 8 hours or so of Hobbiting over the next two years, we still recommend these:

  • Decorate a Gingerbread House program is filled

    The  Decorate a Gingerbread House with Chef Rosemary Deenen scheduled on Wednesday, December 5 is filled. Any questions please contact Adult Services. - MA

  • January Bestsellers

    January is a big month for new bestsellers.  Place your holds on these popular titles now.

  • Jack Reacher movie

    Jack Reacher, the film based on Lee Child’s thriller One Shot hits theaters on December 21st. Tom Cruise stars as the title hero (whether fans like it or not) in Christopher McQuarrie’s second directorial effort. Try these books and movies available at GPLD while you wait:

  • Glenbard East Madrigal Singers

    Listen to festive holiday music by the Glenbard East Madrigal Singers on Tuesday, December 4 at 6:30 P.M. in the library lobby.

    Call 630-260-1550 and ask for Adult Services for any questions. - MA

  • New features in Office 2013

    With MS Office 2013 scheduled for general release in the first half of next year, it's useful to look at some new features. First of all, the look of the whole suite gets a makeover to align it stylistically and functionally with Windows 8. That includes new color-coded start screens and touchscreen functionality, although according to Helen Bradley in October's PC World, the touch interface works better on tablets than on large touchscreen monitors.

    High points of the new version include:

  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835.  Check out one of these books or DVD's to celebrate his birthday.