Adult Services Blog

  • "O Canada"

    Monday October 10th was Thanksgiving in Canada. I am thankful for these books by Canadian authors:

  • Recent Anime Purchases

    Registration begins today for the Anime Evening on Tuesday, October 18. Patrons in grades 6-12 may attend this program.

    If you cannot attend, why not check out or place a hold on one of these recent DVD purchases:

  • New DVDs for Your Kids or the Kid in You!

    October DVD Release Dates for Kid's DVDs

    The dates listed are when the producers are making the films available 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 or e-mail you when the item is ready!

     

    October 4

  • Mobile Library Program is Canceled due to low sign ups.

    Stop in to see what the library has to offer for you while on the go. This program will focus on the use of smartphones to access library resources. See how to download e-books and audio books directly to your phone without a computer with MyMediaMall's app. Also, see how to access the library catalog and renew books with the LibraryAnywhere app. For those without smartphones, we also have a reference service where you can ask your questions with text messages. The program will be on Monday, October 10 from 7-8 P.M. - MA The program is canceled due to low number of sign ups.

    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 www.glensidepld.org.

  • If you are a fan of Percy Jackson, try these ...

    Rick Riordan has declared it Olympian Week in honor of the publication of Son of Neptune. Patrons of all ages enjoy reading the saga of Percy Jackson and the other half-bloods. If you are on the list for the new book, you might like to explore these other library items while you wait.

  • The Closer

    Are you hooked on the TNT TV series The Closer?  Kyra Sedgwick plays Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson who heads up the Major Crimes Division of the Los Angeles Police Department.  Brenda always closes her case though her methods are often questionable.  Even though she is under investigation by Internal Affairs, she is determined to keep doing her job.  Here are some things to look at while you are waiting for all new episodes in November.

  • It's football season

    Cant' get enough football? Consider these movies...

  • Laughter, Meditation and Gratitude program

    Dr. Om Johari will discuss the health, psychological and spiritual benefits of laughter and meditation to increase happiness on Wednesday, October 5 from 7-8:30 P.M.- 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 www.glensidepld.org.

  • Improved end cap signage in Adult Services

    The Adult Services staff have been very busy improving and moving around our collections. As the dust settles, we will be adding new and improved end cap signage to the Adult Fiction, YA Fiction and Audiovisual collections. Thank you for your patience!

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