The library has free lawn tickets - given out in sets of 2 - to select Ravinia shows throughout the summer available to Clarendon Hills residents on a first-come, first-served basis.  There is a limit of one show per resident.

List of Library Ravinia Shows

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Crissy Barnat is the library's new Head of Circulation.  Crissy was previously the Head of Circulation Services at the Eola Road Branch of the Aurora Public Library.  We are thrilled to have her on our staff!  Her desk is right on the Main Level of the library so be sure to stop by and say hello!

The library has one opening for a new Library Board of Trustees member. We are currently seeking applications from interested Clarendon Hills’ residents to serve on the Board. The selected candidate would serve a 2 year term and be eligible to run for a second 2 year term in the 2019 election. Residents who would like to be considered for the appointment should complete an application by June 20, 2017.


Completed applications should be sent to Lori Craft, Library Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Clarendon Hills Public Library, 7 N Prospect Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514.  After the applications have been reviewed, the Library Board will schedule interviews with selected candidates.

The Library Board is a seven-member body responsible for determining library policy, providing fiscal and facility oversight, and advocating the library and its services to Clarendon Hills’ residents.

Big Reading Buddies are students entering 5th grade and up who volunteer their time to help younger children entering grades 1-2 learn to love reading.  Big and Little Reading Buddies will be paired off and assigned a weekly half-hour reading time at the library between June 12 - July 20.  Get your Big Buddy and Little Buddy forms today!

Teen Volunteers are students entering grades 6 and up.  Volunteers may assist summer reading participants with their prizes, help out during youth programs or work on other various tasks.  Volunteers will work a 2-hour shift each week between June 12 - July 27.  Get your Teen Volunteer form today!