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520 N. Wood Dale Road
Wood Dale, IL 60191
Phone: 630-766-6762
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday (From Labor Day to Memorial Day)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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Fiesta - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Dance and Eat
Friday, September 26 at 6 p.m.

Enjoy a family evening together celebrating Hispanic customs with music, dancing and food. This family event features a Zumba dance lesson followed by a cooking demonstration and tasting by Chef Jorge of Taqueria Mi Tierra. Click here to register!

Chicago's Sweet Candy History

Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.

Interior picutre of a Candy Shop
Leslie Goddard travels back in time to when Chicago produced one-third of the nation's candy. Take a candy quiz and hear how some of your favorite candies were made right here.
Click here to register!
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  News from the Stacks

Banned Books Week: September 21 - 27

Catcher in the Rye . . . Harry Potter . . . Captain Underpants . . .
Every year, there are hundreds of attempts to remove books from schools and libraries. Celebrate YOUR freedom to read and right to choose your book during Banned Books Week, September 21 to 27 . For more information, visit

Banned Books Week

September Is Library Card Signup Month

Now is the perfect time to sign up for a Wood Dale Library card. Your library
card gives you access to a world of information. It’s a great resource to
meet your information needs for school, work, or pleasure.
Here’s some great ways to use your Library and library card:

  • Download an e-book or audio book. Visit
  • Need to learn how to download an e-book? Schedule a one-on-one
    technology training session with a librarian.
  • Use a computer to finish a school project or apply for a job online.
  • Use free Wi-Fi.
  • Attend a preschool story hour with your child.
  • Save money while spending quality time: plan a family afternoon at a place that’s free - the library!
  • Check out a pass to a museum or the zoo.
  • Get help with homework. Visit the library website to access
  • Get some me time with friends and books by attending a book club.

Thank You to Jack Fredrickson

Thank you to author Jack Fredrickson for an enjoyable evening of mystery. Those who enjoyed Fredrickson's "A Safe Place for Dying" will be happy to know the Library owns the following books in the series and is planning to purchase the upcoming January release of "Silence the Dead: Suspense in Smalltown Illinois."
Author Jack Fredrickson & Anna Demitraszek in front of display.

A New eService: Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life)

Never stop learning. Whether you’re looking for personal enrichment courses or professional development, the Library now offers hundreds of online courses accessible anywhere online, 24/7. Gain valuable knowledge you can immediately apply to your personal or work life. Popular course titles include Introduction to the Office Suite, Prepare for the GED, Resume Writing Workshop, SAT/ACT Preparation, and Start Your Own Small Business. New classes are starting September 17 and October 15. Register for a class with your Wood Dale Library card and Gale Courses.

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