August Highlights
Community Conversation:
Chief of Police
Tuesday, August 2 at 7:00 pm

Hinsdale Police Chief Brian King provides his perspective on crime and trends we are experiencing locally and regionally. A Q&A will follow the discussion. Register here.
HPL After Dark: Summer Concert
Sunday, August 7 at 6:00 pm

Meet family, friends, and neighbors on Memorial Hall Lawn for The Barehand Jug Band. Bring your own picnic and blanket. Summer drinks and sweets will be provided. Register here.
Congratulations, Susan!
We are so proud of Susan McBride, the 2022 recipient of the Illinois Library Association Alexander J. Skrzypek Award. The award is given to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of library services for people with disabilities in Illinois. Read more about Susan's amazing work here.
Last call! Turn your summer reading logs in by July 31.
Library Programs
Registration is required for some programs. Include an email address when registering for virtual sessions to be sent an online meeting invitation.
Register for take-home programs to receive pick-up instructions. Kits for kids and teens can be picked up at the Youth Services Desk downstairs.
for Adults

Paranormal Illinois: Wednesday, July 27
Register to attend virtually or in-person

VIRTUAL: Great Decisions: Thursday, July 28

Register to attend virtually or in-person

for Teens
DROP IN: Teen Switch Up: Saturday, July 23

Junior Advisory Board applications due August 1

DROP IN: Teen Perler Bead: Wednesday, August 3

VIRTUAL College Applications: Thursday, August 11
for Kids
Storytime at Burns Field: Wednesdays at 10:00 am

DROP IN: Crochet All Day: Friday, July 22

Monarch Talk: Thursday, August 11

Visit our butterfly exhibit courtesy of Hinsdale Monarch Project!
The summer newsletter is here!

Don't forget that some of our programs are recorded
and available at your own pace.
Connect with our Digital Collection
eBooks and eAudiobooks: Find current and popular titles on Overdrive/Libby and Hoopla.

Movies, Music, and TV: Browse Hoopla for a selection of all three. Kanopy offers movies, documentaries, and Great Courses.

Magazines: Flipster has over 30 magazines available digitally.

For Kids: Special collections in Kanopy and Hoopla are curated just for kids.

There are temporary borrowing increases on all of these services. With your HPL card, get started at
Great Courses: Visit or download the Libby app on your phone or tablet. Follow the instructions to sign in with your HPL card and then look for the "Extras" link to find The Great Courses. Watch as many of the 250 Great Courses titles as you'd like during your one-week checkout period!, Mango Languages, and other learning resources are available on our Digital Resources page. NEW resource just added: AtoZ World Food is the world's largest collection of international recipes and global food culture information.

We also have a Circulating Technology collection! Devices for checkout include a projector and screen, hotspots, Roku, and more. Check availability here. NEW ITEMS just added!
Get in Touch
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For questions about digital services, email

Call us at 630.986.1976.

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