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Library Closed 9/19

The library will be closed for a staff in-service day.

Adult Chess Club

Drop in to play chess with other adults in a casual atmosphere. We’ll provide the chess sets and free coffee in our West Meeting Room. Our new chess club is an affiliate of the Illinois Chess Association. Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Back to School with Ready Freddy

Kids in grades 1-3 are invited to this program on Thursday, September 18 at 4:00-4:45 p.m. Join us for back-to-school games, crafts, and other activities based on the Ready, Freddy! series by Abby Klein. Registration is required.

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Good Reads for Adults

Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City by Russell Shorto

Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City by Russell Shorto

Recommended by Lisa in Adult Services: Tourists know Amsterdam as a picturesque city of low-slung brick houses lining tidy canals; student travelers know it for its legal brothels and hash bars; art lovers know it for Rembrandt’s glorious portraits. But the deeper history of Amsterdam, what makes it one of the most fascinating places on […]

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Good Reads for Teens

Girls Like Us by Gail Giles

Girls Like Us by Gail Giles

Get to know Biddy and Quincy, roommates who graduated from the same high school special ed program, as they both describe their first “real world” experiences in this emotion-packed book.

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Good Reads for Kids

The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin

The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin

They’re darling. They’re daring. They know their shapes! They’re chicks on a mission and on their first (mis)adventure, the Chicken Squad launches a galactic backyard expedition.

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