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New Books just arrived at the library December 9th!

New selections include:

Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine
by Gloria Whelan (Author), Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)

R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet
by Adam F. Watkins  (Author, Illustrator)

Hello from 2030: The Science of the Future and You
by Jan Paul Schutt  (Author)

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


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.



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.



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.



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. 



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




Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Closed on Sunday

Upcoming Events

Mystery Book Discussion 11:00am
Mar 05 2015 11:00 am
Jr High Book Club 5pm
Mar 09 2015 5:00 pm
Pajama Storytime - 6:00 pm
Mar 09 2015 6:00 pm
Open Studio 11:00am-4:00pm
Mar 10 2015 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime 10:30am
Mar 10 2015 11:30 am

New Arrivals

  • BreakingCreed
    Book 1
  • EchoLake
    Book 5
  • escape
    Book 3
  • burningroom
    Book 4
  • GreyMountain
    Book 1
  • OfIrishBlood
    Book 6
  • leaving time
    Book 7
  • PrivateVegas
    Book 8
  • HolmesManualb
    Book 9
  • makeit
    Book 10
  • fleshandblood
    Book 11
  • deathLaFenice
    Book 12
  • tombstones
    DVD 1
  • Downton5
    DVD 2
  • MyOldLady2014
    DVD 3
  • thejudge
    DVD 4
  • FURY
    DVD 5