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New Books just arrived at the library March 11th!

Click the book to be linked to our online catalog.

New selections include:

Light in the Darkness: A Story about How Slaves Learned in Secret

 

 

Check out this new series by Ken Jennings

JUNIOR GENIUS GUIDES

Jennings holds the record for the longest winning streak on the U.S. syndicated game show Jeopardy.

His new series of non-fiction books is outstanding!  

Click on the links below to view them in our catalog or place one on hold.

The Human Body

Greek Mythology

U.S. Presidents

Maps and Geography

 

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

 

 

 

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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

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New Arrivals

  • beekeepers
    Book 1
  • Dreamlover
    Book 5
  • escape
    Book 3
  • Palmgrove
    Book 4
  • believer
    Book 1
  • cavendonwomen
    Book 6
  • deadwake
    Book 7
  • Godguns
    Book 8
  • Last One Home
    Book 9
  • nightnight
    Book 10
  • newfamilycookbook
    Book 11
  • every15minutes
    Book 12
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    DVD 1
  • interstellar
    DVD 2
  • Intothewoods
    DVD 3
  • wild
    DVD 4
  • unbroken
    DVD 5