“The Bias Inside Us” at the Library reveals our cultural blind spots

April 28, 2022

By Joshua Perry “The Bias Inside Us,” a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian running here at the Evanston Public Library until May 8, is all about the prejudices in our society. Its mission is to educate people about the social science behind bias and raise awareness of the negative impact it has on our culture […]

EPL Announces ‘How to Find a Fox’ winner of first-ever Blueberry Award

March 17, 2022

New list recognizes excellence in children’s environmental literature The Evanston Public Library is proud to introduce the first-ever Blueberry List and recipient of the inaugural Blueberry Award. The Blueberry honors excellent children’s literature that strengthens kids’ connections with nature and fosters a greater appreciation for our environment. The Blueberry List is divided into one overall […]

EPL offers new Library Express after-hours self service at Robert Crown

March 17, 2022

Looking for a quiet place to study in the evenings? Working shifts all weekend, but still want to pick up a good read? The Evanston Public Library has you covered with new Library Express extended hours self-service in the early morning and late evening at the Robert Crown Branch. The Robert Crown Branch Library, 1801 […]

Evanston Public Library to lead area in using data to measure and improve equity

March 2, 2022

Patrons can help EPL improve services for all Evanstonians by voluntarily providing race, ethnicity and language information Este mensaje esta en español abajo. The Evanston Public Library announced this week that it will be among the first libraries in the area to ask patrons for voluntary information about race, ethnicity and language and use that information […]

Grow with EPL: Seed Library

February 27, 2022

The Evanston Public Library’s Robert Crown branch welcomes you to our seed library that allows patrons to borrow seeds for personal use. No library card or registration needed! While seeds last.

EPL Offers a Mini-Course on the Unlikely Rise of Impressionism on January 18 and 25

December 16, 2021

Evanston Public Library announces “Perspectives on French Impressionism,” a two-session, no-charge, non-credit class being offered to the greater Evanston community in partnership with the Northwestern Emeriti Organization (NEO).The instructor will be Professor Emerita Hollis Clayson, an internationally recognized expert on cultural and artistic movements originating in Paris. The two class sessions will take place the […]

Quincredible Vol. 1

September 20, 2021

Awkward teen and tech nerd by day, indestructible wannabe superhero by night? Not what Quinton West had in mind! But that’s what Quin got back when a meteor shower dubbed “The Event” left New Orleans irreversibly changed – yet again after hurricane Katrina – and left certain people more changed than others. Superheroes began popping […]

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