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Books We Like

Here are our  home-grown booklists, developed by our staff in Youth Services.  Remember, reading levels and interests vary greatly.   Feel free to ask a librarian for guidance. We are happy to help!

 

Chicago’s Field Museum Presents Fryer to Fuel Tank

Posted July 18, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books, Kids News & Events, Summer Reading

Thursday, July 24 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. The Field Museum is bringing it’s Renewable Energy Vehicle to Youth Services! Explore what it means to be “veggie-powered”! Learn how diesel engines work and why they can run on used French fry oil. Registration is required. For grades 5 and up.

Balloon Creations with Suzette

Posted July 10, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books, Kids News & Events, Summer Reading
Balloon Creations with Suzette

Thursday, July 31 6:00–8:00 p.m. Suzette, balloon artist extraordinaire, designs balloon creations just for you! Select from favorites, including critters with “paws,” and take your own creation home! Earlier arrival is recommended, as space is limited for this special event. ***Please note that Suzette will be ending the program at 8:00pm. She will leave shortly (read the rest…)

The Mystery Shop Presents Killer Comics

Posted July 9, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books, Kids News & Events, Summer Reading
The Mystery Shop Presents Killer Comics

Friday, July 18 6:30–8:00 p.m. Join us for this fast-paced mystery game. Evidence, facts, and audience participation will lead you to the Prime Suspect. Play one of many colorful comic characters: hero, villain, trusty sidekick, or comic relief! For ages 9–14 years.  Registration is required.

Field Museum Presents Soil Adventure

Posted July 3, 2014 | Posted in Front Page, Kids Books, Kids News & Events, Summer Reading
Field Museum Presents Soil Adventure

Thursday, July 24 10:00–11:00 a.m. Model the movement of matter through our soil ecosystem and explore the critters that play an important role in decomposition. Registration is required. For grades K–4.

Summer Reading Program Begins May 27th

Posted May 16, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services, Kids Books, Kids News & Events, Summer Reading
Summer Reading Program Begins May 27th

  Sign-up begins: Tuesday, May 27 Program ends: Saturday, August 2 To sign up, contact: (630) 834-1176

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