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Diverse Reads

Roxanne Gay, Celeste Ng, Mohsin Hamid. Diversify what you read! 

Diverse Reads is all about reading books you wouldn’t normally choose to read. Challenge yourself to read something new, whether that’s a different genre or a book by an author whose background is different from your own.

Download a BINGO card to track your reading. Every time you earn a BINGO you will earn an entry into a drawing for bookish goodies.

Great work, Tony!

Congratulations to the Library's own Tony Kierna, 2018 recipient of the Illinois Library Association's Reference Services Award!

The award recognizes an Illinois librarian or institution that exemplifies excellence in providing assistance to library users as they seek and use information.

The Lab is Open

"People are worth more than money!" "Fast food is, like, really expensive!" "How is that even possible?!?"

On a Monday afternoon, 8-year-old Kian stepped into The Lab, a place for kids in grades 3 through 6 to learn through STEM activities. Kian played a game of Jenga, but with extra rules that had him learning about the value of money, nature and people in order to get the pieces to build his tower.