Antioch Public Library District
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Adult Reference Programs—Registration is requested so we will have enough chairs, supplies, and/or refreshments. Please do not hesitate to call the day of a program. There is always room for one more! Please talk to one of our Adult Reference staff.


Websites of Interest

American Meteor Society founded in 1911. A non-profit scientific organization established to inform, encourage, and support the research activities of both amateur and professional astronomers who are interested in the field of Meteor Astronomy. Check out reports from around the world and register to report your own meteor siting's.
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Check out these websites recommended by

the Library Board of Trustees

The World Digital Library: is a free, electronic resource. Rich with literary, historical, scientific, and religious manuscripts and texts,, as well as extensive collections of photographs in a multilingual format, the digital library offers primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. From ancient scrolls to full scan of Gutenberg Bible to Galileo Galilei's handwritten scientific notes, there's plenty of amazing artifacts on this site. Go to the public website for the American Library Association's public awareness campaign, the Campaign for America's Libraries, provides tips and suggestions for ways that families and young people can tap into their local libraries. Go to

Archives Portal Europe: is part of the APEx project, supported by the European Commission in the ICT Policy Support Programme. The portal provides access to the national archives of 16 countries. Go to is an electronic text archive that has made thousands of books, manuscripts, reference materials, anthologies, and other texts available for free. You can even access the impressive Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction anthology, which is described as "the most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time." Go to


Movies are held in the lower level Eide Room. Reservations are suggested but walk-ins are welcome.

Movies & the Library

Maleficent - December 4 @ 6:30 p.m.

Guardians of the Galaxy- December 28 @ 2:00 p.m.

Jersey Boys - January 8 @ 6:00 p.m.

The Hundred Foot Journey - February 5 at 6:30 p.m.


Novel Pleasures

Meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
Led by Lenora Finley

December 16 - "Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles

January 20 - "The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant

February 17 - "Necessary Lies" by Ciane Chamberlain

Book Chat

Meets on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
Led by Amy Blue - 847-395-0874 ext. 227 for more information.

November 10 - "The Man Who Invented Christmas" by Les Standiford

No Meeting in December

January 12 - "Half of a Yellow Sun" by Chimamanda Adichie

February 9 - "White Teeth" by Zadie Smith

Writer's Group

Meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

November 18 - December 16 - January 20 & February 17

This is a self lead group.

Further information about the Writer's Group and upcoming activities can be found at or by contacting Amy Blue at 847-395-0874 ext. 227

Computer Classes

Check the Adult Program Calendar for spring computer course dates and sessions.

Our information center has current lists of the most recent items added to our collection, as well as community news.
We also offer free Notary services, as well as Voter Registrars.