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Books into Summer Movies

Check out some of these books that have been turned into summer movies.  Which is better, the movie or the book?  Tell us what you think and you could win a gift card! My Sister’s Keeper opened June 26.             I Love You, Beth Cooper opens July 10.       […]

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DIY: Wild Tees

Wednesday June 24 3:00-5:00pm Large Meeting Room Transform your boring, old shirts into unique fashions with tie-dye paint and simple cutting & sewing techniques. Bring a shirt that you’d like to customize or grab one of ours to experiment with. Is your shirt too big, too small, or just too plain? There’s a project to […]

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Read on the Wild Side

Join Summer Reading and earn prizes! Read 4 books (or 3 books and 1 magazine, blog, poem, movie – basically whatever you want) to be entered in our monthly prize drawings for passes to Brunswick bowling, Brookfield Zoo and Navy Pier. Plus, you’ be entered in our grand prize drawing for an Apple ipod. Register by […]

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Be A Book Buddy!

Do you… Like to Read? Like Children? Have Some Free Time This Summer? You Can Be A Book Buddy! Read to children and listen to them read aloud.  Come to the library just once a week for an hour.   Book buddies need to be entering Grade 8 or higher.  Earn Community Service hours! Call Clara […]

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Virtual Battle of the Bands

When: June 1 – July 31 Got a band together? Looking for a gig? Compete in our virtual battle of the bands! Make a video of your band playing any song and post it online. Then, send us a link to your video.  The deadline for entries is 5pm July 31. Attend the video screening […]

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Read for a Lifetime

High school students throughout Illinois can earn rewards for participating in the Read for a Lifetime program.  How do you participate?  Simple!  Just read any four books from the list over one year.  For more info, contact a librarian. 0000

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