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Diary of a Wimpy Kid #7

Date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012

The seventh book in the Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney will be released on Tuesday November 13th.  The Third Wheel is filled with Greg Hefley's humorous diary entries and drawings. You will learn a little about life before Greg was born and later about how a Valentine Dance creates unusual problems for him.

Our new ink

Date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012

 

So, we spent the weekend getting some new ink!  

 

What do you think?  

Want to see more?  http://on.fb.me/TWiZco   

Henna Tattoos!

Date: 
Tue, 11/06/2012
Henna tattoos!

Interested in getting some ink?

Well, odds are you're underage and you can't - because tattooing a minor is illegal and you'd be tossed out of any reputable tattoo shop. 

I have the solution - temporary ink! And not those stick and peel things that come off in the shower. I'm talking about Henna Tattoos!

Here's the info:

Teen Quest 2 Winners!

Date: 
Sat, 11/03/2012

Teen Quest 2

Did you compete in the Teen Quest 2?  Have you been anxiously watching this page to see if you won?

The wait is over.  The winners of the Teen Quest are:

Anjali and Grace M!!  Congratulations!

The have stolen the Teen Quest crown from Jack and Jim and are the recipients of the $20 iTunes gift card!

Apprentices of the Book Empire Collection

Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012
Apprentices of the Book Empire

The Apprentices of the Book Empire Collection is now available for checkout.  Read stories written and illustrated by the twelve participants of the first Apprentices of the Book Empire young authors and illustrators program.  The five week program, for grades 2-5, began in September.  Each Apprentice wrote their own story, illustrated another Apprentice's story, and the Library published the stories for all to enjoy.  This collection is not to be missed.  Find the Apprentice Collection on the 2nd floor in Youth Services, above the picture books.

Meet our New Mobile Apps

Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012

The number of patrons visiting our site using mobile apps continues to grow. We've made it much easier for mobile users to access the catalog and find library information with new IOS and Android apps from Boopsie. They also show events, account information, allow for easy ebook downloads, placing holds and more. Best of all: they're free. Find them at the the App Store and Google Play by searching for Northbrook or NPL Mobile. 

International Games Day 11/3/12

Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012

 

It's happening!  It's on!  International Games Day on Saturday, November 3rd!

You coming?

If you liked...

Date: 
Mon, 10/29/2012

Have you seen the Lawrence Public Library's "If you liked the Hunger Games..." readalike flowchart?

Ms. Peso, the librarian at Glenbrook North High School has created her own for John Green's The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns!

Want to take a look? You can find her charts are on the Spartan Library Blog.

Dungeons and Dragons

Date: 
Thu, 10/25/2012

The countdown to the Dungeons and Dragons event (Sat. Nov. 3rd from 11-1:30pm) during International Games Day has started!  Nine days until the game.  We're already over half filled!

So, have you registered, yet?  847.272.4300

The Pumpkins Have Arrived!

Date: 
Tue, 10/23/2012
Literary Pumpkin Collage

From Mrs. K's 2nd grade class at Meadowbrook, the pumpkins have arrived for public viewing in Youth Services. For the Literary Pumpkin Assignment, each student chose a book character and turned him/her/it into a pumpkin. These pumpkins are not to be missed and will be on display until the middle of November.