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Library Hours: 

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 9 PM
Fri: 9 AM – 6 PM
Sat: 9AM – 5 PM
Sun: Noon – 5 PM

Outdoor Storytime on Wednesdays! 


We are now offering an in-person storytime on Wednesdays! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages outside the library.

In case of inclement weather, the storytime will be held on Zoom. In that case, please click HERE for the link to join us.

We will still have Zoom storytime on Thursday morning for those who do not wish to attend in person.

Schedules are subject to change; please refer to our website for the latest information prior to attending the program.











Family Activities

PreK Takeaway

Get into 'back to school'  habits -- pick up a PreK Takeaway early literacy packet by Scholastic Teachables when you stop in to see us!

Packets are available by the checkout stations, or you can access the Scholastic Teachables through the Parents page of our website.





Fall Craft Programs

If you enjoyed the Pick-Me-Up crafts this past year, look for our monthly Crafternoon and Make Monday programs this fall. A limited supply of crafts will be available in the Children's Department to pick up to complete at home. Additional supplies may be necessary. Crafts are best suited for children ages three and up; limit one craft per child; 


Pick up a craft after school on the following Friday:‚Äč

  • October 22 - Paper Bag Frankenstein  paper_bag_frankenstein
  • November 19 - Paper Plate Owl

Maker Monday

Pick up a craft on the following Monday morning beginning at 10 am. 

  • November 1 - Turkey Banner


Book Bundles

book_bundleWhether you're making an unexpected quick exit or are just popping in for a stack of books, check out one of our Grab & Go Bundles—a preselected group of books by age or reading level:
Toddlers and Preschoolers

• 2 & 3-year-olds 
• 4 & 5-year-olds 

Early Readers

• A & B for beginning reading levels  
• C & D for more advanced reading levels 






Join the Park Ridge community in Peace Takes Flight, folding 1,000 peace cranes this summer. Learn more here.crane-4075123_640

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