Street Closure (Library accessible from north side of Elm Street | Old Willow Rd)

The Prospect Heights Park District will be holding their annual Block Party on Saturday, June 22.  Elm Street will be closed from Camp McDonald to our entrance starting Friday, June 21. The library is accessible by vehicle from the north side of Elm Street | Old Willow Rd.

Camp McDonald & Elm Street reopens on Sunday, 6/23 at noon.

History Revealed: The Hunt for Graf Spee: September-December 1939

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September 1939, the German commerce raider pocket battleship Graf Spee is already out in the ocean and attacking British merchant ships. Join John Moore as he discusses how the British Navy conducted a desperate search to find the powerful warship culminating in the first naval battle of WWII, the Battle of River Plate off South America.

John Moore will be presenting in the Library.


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Because we serve the public, we ask patrons to consider the vulnerable populations who utilize the library, including individuals with compromised immune systems, those with pre-existing health conditions, senior citizens, and young children.