Library Closed on Sunday/Monday, May 24/25

All locations will be closed on Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday.


EPL Peregrine Falcons to be Named and Banded

Wednesday, June 3, 10:30 am, Third Floor, Main Library

Mary Hennen and Josh Engel, from The Field Museum, will band falcon chicks born at the Evanston Public Library Peregrine Falcon nesting site. The baby falcons (eyases) will also be named at the event which is free and open to the public. Hennen and Engel will take questions from the press and the public. Limited seating is available on a first come first serve basis.

The public is invited to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for the chicks by May 26, with reasons accompanying the names. If one's name is chosen, he or she will get two front row seats for the banding event.

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Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Bilingual Storytime and Book Drive


Saturday, May 30, 4 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

庆祝中国端午节  双语故事时间 & 捐赠中文图书

Bring the whole family to celebrate the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival! Donate your gently used kids' and adults' Chinese Language books to the Evanston Public Library. At this event, listen to stories in English and Mandarin and make a Dragon Boat Festival craft. Come celebrate the beginning of summer and the library's Summer Reading Program, Read to the Rhythm!






Affordable Care Act and You


Affordable Care Act Navigators Here to Help You @ the Evanston Public Library

Certified Affordable Care Act Navigators from Connections/PEER Services will visit the library for enrollment assistance and information about insurance coverage options.Come get your questions answered!  All sessions in the Newberry Room, Second Floor, Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.

Certified Affordable Care Act Navigators from Connections and PEER services will continue to visit the library for enrollment assistance and information about insurance coverage options. You May Qualify for a Tax Season Special Enrollment Period if You Were Unaware There was a Tax Penalty for Not Having Health Coverage in 2014.  Drop in (check for times on our event calendar) or call to set up an appointment: Connections - (847)475-7070 | PEER Services – (847)644-1698


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