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We have the Illinois Book award selections which are
published by the Illinois School Library Media Association.

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The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Readers' Choice Award

The Monarch Award is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children's books, authors and illustrators. The these books intended for Kindergardners through 3rd graders.

MONARCH 2015 MASTER LIST

 

The Bluestem Award: Illinois' Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award

The award is designed for students in grades 3-5 who are ready for longer titles than found on the Monarch list, but not quite ready for the sophistication of some of the Rebecca Caudill titles. The award may include both timeless classics and current titles, as well as books that have appeared on Monarch and Rebecca Caudill lists.

BLUESTEM 2015 MASTER LIST

 

The Rebecca Caudill Award: Illinois' Grades 5-8 Readers' Choice Award

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools.  A list of 20 books are published in the Spring and the final award winner is chosen from this list.

REBECCA CAUDILL 2015 MASTER LIST

 

The Abraham Lincoln Award: Illinois' Grades 9-12 Readers' Choice Award

This program is designed to encourage high school students to read for pleasure and to become lifelong readers. The Abraham Lincoln Readers' Choice Award winner is awarded to the book from that year's master list that earns the highest number of student votes. 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2015 MASTER LIST

 

Check out this list from Amazon of the Best Kids Books of 2014

 

 

 

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Friday
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Saturday
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Closed on Sunday

Upcoming Events

Book Bingo 11am - 12pm
Jul 06 2015 11:00 am
Meet the Instruments! 4:00 pm
Jul 06 2015 4:00 pm
Preschool Storytime - 10:30 am
Jul 07 2015 10:30 am
Family Book Bingo 5pm
Jul 07 2015 5:00 pm
Tuesday Night Book Discussion 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Jul 07 2015 6:30 pm

New Arrivals

  • Santangelos
    Book 1
  • Allthesingleladies
    Book 2
  • Blueprints
    Book 3
  • Projectfatherhood
    Book 4
  • Country
    Book 5
  • Fixer
    Book 6
  • 14
    Book 7
  • Killingmonica
    Book 8
  • truthordie
    Book 9
  • Wickedcharms
    Book 10
  • Onlywounded
    Book 11
  • Assassins
    Book 12
  • AmericanSniper
    DVD 1
  • mortdecai
    DVD 2
  • CommissarioBrunetti
    DVD 3
  • StillAlice
    DVD 4
  • taken3
    DVD 5
  • StrangeMagic
    DVD 6