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.

Thursday Night at the Movies

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

Thor: the Dark World - May 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Gravity - June 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Saving Mr. Banks- July 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Her - August 7 at 6:30 p.m.


Novel Pleasures

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

May 20 - "The Silent Wife" by A.S.A. Harrison

June 17 - "Honoluluby" by Alan Brennert

July 15 - "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

August 19 - "The Girl You Left Behind" by Jojo Moyes

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.

May 12 - "Sandcastle Girls" by Chris Bohjalian

June 9 - "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

July 14 - "Mary Coin" by Marisa Silver

August 11 - "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain

Writer's Group

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

May 20 - June 17 - July 15 - August 19

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.