Antioch Public Library District
Minustext sizePlus

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.
Go to

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.

Thursday Night at the Movies

First Thursday of each month. Summer movies will begin at 6:00 p.m.

There will be no movie shown in November

Iron Man 3 - December 5 @ 6:30 p.m.

Dinner & a Movie "TBA"- December 26 @ 5:30 p.m.


Novel Pleasures

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

October 15 - "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman

November 19 - "The Orchardist" by Amanda Coplin

No Meeting for month of December

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.

October 14 - "Cloud Atlas" by David Mitchell

November 18 - "Swamplandia!" by Karen Russell

No Meeting for month of December

Writer's Group

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

October 15 - November 19 - December 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.