After three years with no tax increases, in September 2022, the Evanston Public Library Board proposed a 3.9 percent increase in the property tax levy to support the library’s operations. Here, we have compiled some frequently asked questions about the proposed increase and what it will mean for residents. How much will my taxes go […]
Hispanic Heritage Month runs September 15 through October 15, and the Evanston Public Library is celebrating with events and programs both at the library and throughout Evanston – support a small business, go on a scavenger hunt, play games with the family, make crafts for all ages, and so much more at the Library.
Find an avenue to legal information at the Library | Encuentre un camino hacia la información legal en la Biblioteca Pública de Evanston
This September, our Law at the Library program returns, with a monthly series of lectures on law basics. This series is the result of a partnership with the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Public Library and features legal experts discussing critical legal topics and answering questions from attendees.
To celebrate National Read a Book Day (Sept. 6), The Y and EPL are inviting adults 18+ to use their library cards to enjoy free visits to the McGaw YMCA from Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept 11.
The Evanston Public Library is bringing hygge to everyone. Hygge is the Danish concept referring to finding comfort, pleasure, and warmth in simple, soothing things, such as a cozy atmosphere. “Summer can get hectic for people,” says the Library’s Kellye Fleming. “Many Evanstonians are making up for lost time from the pandemic. Hygge is about […]
The Film It! Challenge concludes this week, and Evanston fifth- through eighth-graders are finding their inner Jordan Peele or Mindy Kaling or Martin Scorsese. In partnership with D65, EvanSTEM, Y.O.U. , Family Focus, and Northwestern University, the Film It! Challenge is in its second year having grown from the Library’s Code It! Challenge. It was […]
Juneteenth is Sunday, June 19, and the Evanston Public Library is celebrating Black freedom with programs for all ages. Join us this week for: Thriving in the Face of Trauma: Racism, Mental Health and Healing in This Juneteenth Era. Led by community educator and village builder Dr. Elisha Hall, this workshop seeks to restore African healing legacies […]
From drag queen storytime to book groups and pride parties, EPL has programs all month long. Evanston, Ill. – It’s Pride Month! Celebrate with the Evanston Public Library, where we’ve got programs for all ages! Miss Coco Sho-nell returns to EPL to present two separate fun and fabulous Drag Queen Storytimes, on Saturday, June 4, […]
-#ReadInclusive is a Summer Reading program for adults starting on June 1st. -To participate, pick up a bingo sheet from the 2nd floor desk at the Main Branch Library or from the desk at the Robert Crown library. (Or download a copy and print it out here.) -Suggested reading lists are available below. You can […]
When Coded Beats Come Alive teaches 5th grade students how to code with Python and use the music composition program Tunepad.