Big Week (Oct. 31 – Nov. 7)

Monday, October 29, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

There’s a lot happening in Proviso Township this week. Below is just a small sample of those big events:

Discuss The Hate U Give

On Monday, Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Bellwood Public Library, 600 Bohland Ave. in Bellwood, Shades of Fiction Book Club will host a librarian-led discussion of The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The novel is about the fallout that happens after a 16-year-old African American girl witnessed police shoot her best friend. The novel was recently turned into a film, which is currently in theaters.

Go Vote!

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Gubernatorial Election will be held. For information on voting, visit or call (312) 603-6566.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter,” (Martin Luther King, Jr.).

Get ready for Maywood fall cleanup

The Village of Maywood & Republic Services will conduct a Village Clean Up throughout the month of November.

Large bulky household items and junk are acceptable. Smaller, loose items must be in containers or tied and bundled. Household hazardous waste will NOT be accepted.

Please have your discarded items at your garbage pick-up point on Wednesday morning of the week Republic is in your neighborhood:

  • Nov. 7 | Roosevelt north to I-290; 1st Ave. west to 25th Ave.
  • Nov. 14 | I-290 north to Madison; Greenwood west to 21st Ave.
  • Nov. 21 | Madison north to Railroad; 1st Ave. west to 21st Ave.
  • Nov. 28 | Main Street north to village limits; Des Plaines west to 9th Ave.

Learn more about your Apple device

On Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Broadview Public Library, 2226 16th Ave. in Broadview, stop in and bring your Apple iPad or iPhone so that trained staff can help you troubleshoot problems or practice your skills.

This is also a great time to learn about library services available via the App Store, including how to download ebooks from Overdrive,, Mango languages, A to Z database, and more. No registration required. Just drop in! VFP

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