Adult Services Blog

  • LIBRARY MOVIE - Sat Feb. 18 @ 2 PM

    Enjoy seeing the 2012 PG-13 movie starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, and Seymour Hoffman on Saturday, February 18 from 2-4 P.M.

    The Oakland A's general manager defies conventional wisdom and outsmarts his competition when forced to reinvent his team with bargain players.-MA

    The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at Walk-Ins are welcome!

  • Love on the library shelves

    Happy Valentine's Day!  Celebrate with some romances from the Glenside library.

  • Star Wars rides again

    The recent re-release of Star Wars. Episode 1: The Phantom Menace has spurred discussion and controversy about George Lucas's revisionist "history." First of all, let's clear one issue up: Han definitely shot first. Love him or hate, Lucas's franchise has left an indelible mark on popular culture. Just look at all the Star Wars items available just in our library:

  • For fans of Top Chef: Texas

    As the season finale approaches, check out these cookbooks and more:

  • Glenside Favorites

    There is still time to sign up for Carry Out a Good Book, Glenside's winter reading program.  Registration ends next week on Wednesday February 15th.  This is a chance for all readers and audobook listeners to win prizes for something they enjoy doing.  Read or listen to 3 books by February 29th to be eligible for the grand prize drawing (gift certificates for local carry out restaurants).

    Glenside patrons are recommending the following books:

  • Rock On!

    The Grammys are coming up on Sunday February 12th.  Get ready for the festivities by checking out our Rock On book display.  Here are just a few of the many rock music novels we have at Glenside.

  • If you liked Smash, try these items from Glenside's collection.

    The new television series Smash premiered last night to decent ratings. The show follows the people involved in launching a new Broadway musical. Here are some items from our collection for fans of the first episode or for fans of Broadway.

  • The Big Easy

    New Orleans has something for everyone:  Mardi Gras, great food, incredible music, interesting history, and a touch of the supernatural.  Explore the Big Easy at the Glenside Library.

  • New Movies for Your Kids (or the kid in you!)

    February DVD Release Dates for Kids

    The dates listed are when the films are on sale to the public,

    and not when they will be ready to circulate.


    Please allow a couple of days for processing.

    You can place holds by clicking on the title. 

    After the hold is place, circulation will call you when the item is ready!


    February 7

  • February is National Bird-Feeding Month

    Birds bring a welcome dash of color, flash of motion, and splash of sound into our lives, particularly in winter. But this also is one of the most difficult seasons for birds to survive in the wild in much of North America. This national event was created to advance and publicize the wild bird feeding and watching hobby.