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Welcome to North Chicago Public Library! NCPL is committed to serving you as a repository of resources and information services that support and improve individual, family and community life, while enhancing educational, historical, cultural, and recreational experiences.

Upcoming Events

Illinois Tax Form Update

To reduce paper, speed processing and refund delivery, and help the environment, the Illinois Department of Revenue encourages everyone to file electronically if they are able. If you are looking to print out forms you can visit their link listed below or stop by our library and print them for .15 cents a page:

Illinois Tax Forms

Toastmasters Open House

Join Lydia Sawyer in gaining the confidence you need when presenting speeches, discovering your leadership potential, and to think quick on your feet using the Toastmasters methods at a glance! Saturday March 29th, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. Workshop begins at 3:15 p.m. RSVP at:

Children's Book Club!

Join Children's Librarian John Heideman for a fun book discussion on "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck" written by Jeff Kinney here at the North Chicago Public Library on Saturday, March 15th 2014 at 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. We hope to see you there!

Kid's computer time

Starting Monday February 3rd the computers in the Children's Department will now let children with a valid library card, use the computer for 1 hour.

Design your Future!

FREE for 7th and 8th graders at the North Chicago Public Library, join us for this program that inspires teens to take control of their lives. Enjoy activities to expand your vision and build your confidence. Be inspired to believe in your own creativity and prepare to design the life you desire. Register to join us for this month long series. Saturday from 3:00pm - 5:00 pm February 8th 15th and 22nd and March 1st. We look forward to seeing you thee!

Children's Book Club

Join Children's Librarian John Heideman as they discuss the exciting book "Skeleton Creek" by Patrick Carman. Saturday Febuary 15th 11:30 - 12:30. See you there!

President's Day!

Join Children's Librarian John Heideman as we celebrat President's Day with a fun craft and movie. Monday February 17th from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. We hope to see you there!


Join us as we expolre the benefits of toastmasters. Gain confidence when presenting speeches, discover your leadership potential, Learn to think quickly on your feet. February 22nd from 3:00 pm til 4:30 pm we look forwad to seeing you there!

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NCPL Book Review Blog

Make sure to check out our Book Review Blog! New books with descriptions are always being added. Do you have a book you love? or want to review a book for the NCPL Book Review Blog? Just let us know at Check us out! Click here for our Book Review Blog!