515 N. First St. - Peotone, IL
Phone: 708-258-3436
Fax: 708-258-9796

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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

 

 

 

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

Prairie 4-H Robotics 11am
Mar 28 2015 11:00 am
Bright Start College Savings Plan 10am-6pm
Mar 31 2015 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime 10:30am
Mar 31 2015 11:30 am
Dr Seuss Day! - 4:30 pm
Mar 31 2015 4:30 pm
Computer Basics One-On-One 11:00am
Apr 01 2015 12:00 pm

New Arrivals

  • 5thgospel
    Book 1
  • endangered
    Book 5
  • escape
    Book 3
  • Palmgrove
    Book 4
  • believer
    Book 1
  • OfIrishBlood
    Book 6
  • deadwake
    Book 7
  • Werewolfcop
    Book 8
  • Last One Home
    Book 9
  • Perfectegg
    Book 10
  • newfamilycookbook
    Book 11
  • Spoolofthread
    Book 12
  • st.vincent
    DVD 1
  • Bighero6
    DVD 2
  • the blacklist season 1
    DVD 3
  • night at the museum secret of the tomb dvd
    DVD 4
  • Johnwick
    DVD 5