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Fall into Science

Date: 
Thu, 08/23/2012
Fall into Science

We have a great line up of new science programs for the fall. Science Explorers for grades 1-2 combines basic science concepts with hands-on activities. No previous lab experience is necessary, so sign up today for the first two programs in the series. We'll meet on Tuesday, September 4 & October 30, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Youth Services Activity Room.

The Perks of Being A Wallflower

Date: 
Mon, 08/20/2012

Look what's coming out on Sept. 21st!



And, just in time, too! Did you see what we're reading for the September's Mocha and More Book Discussion? It's:
The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Mock Newbery Book Discussion

Date: 
Fri, 08/17/2012

Every year the American Library Association chooses a children's book of outstanding literary quality to be awarded the Newbery Medal. At the Mock Newbery Book Discussions participants read 2012 books that have been receiving starred reviews and have a strong chance of winning the medal. If you are in grades 4-7, register at the Youth Services Desk  to join us on Wednesday September 12 from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Back to School

Date: 
Fri, 08/17/2012

Getting ready to go back to school? Stop at the display in the Youth Service Department where bunches of books on the topic are displayed. In one of the books Mr. President Goes to School by Rick Walton, the President is tired of all the problems to be solved.

Teens' Top Ten - Vote Now

Date: 
Fri, 08/17/2012
Alright, people - the voting has started!

How about The Fault In Our Stars? Or Legend? Maybe Where She Went? Don't forget about Divergent!  

Do you have a favorite book (or 3) from the past year?  Do you think it deserves to be on the Teen's Top Ten list?  Well then, head over to the YALSA Teens' Top Ten page and vote for your top 3 books!

Apprentices of the Book Empire!

Date: 
Tue, 08/14/2012
Apprentices of the Book Empire

 

Are you a young author or illustrator? Then register today for the Apprentices of the Book Empire, an authors and illustrators Club for grades 2-6.  Starting Wednesday, September 12th, bring your finished story or manuscript to be illustrated and peer reviewed. Later, you will illustrate someone else’s story, learn about book design and the publishing process, and have your story published by the library! By the end of this five-week program, your story will be an official library book for others to check out and admire.

Northbrook Public Library Trustee Vacancy

Date: 
Mon, 08/13/2012

The Northbrook Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a candidate to fill a temporary vacancy on the Library Board. The selected candidate will serve until the next regular election on April 9, 2013.

The Library Board is composed of seven members and Trustees must be residents of incorporated Northbrook. On average, the Trustee position takes a commitment of up to 12-15 hours per month (this includes 1-2 meetings and preparation).

Summer Reading Raffle Prize Winners

Date: 
Fri, 08/10/2012
2012 Summer Reading Raffle Prize Winners

Congrats to the 2012 Summer Reading Raffle Prize winners! Many thanks to all our sponsors: Barnaby's of Northbrook, Book Bin, Caribou Coffee, Cheryl Rohlfs & Associates, Dairy Queen Brazier of Northbrook, Francesca's North, Gameworks, Hobby Town, Lou Malnatti's, McDonald's, Meatheads, Noodles & Company, Northbrook Bank and Trust, Sunset Foods, Target, Wheels of Northbrook, Yogen Fruz, and Anonymous.

Summer Crafts Recap

Date: 
Thu, 08/09/2012
Paper Puppets from Disney Family Fun

Did you enjoy the craft table this summer?  Keep crafting at home!  Here are few online resources Youth Services staff members consulted to come up with project ideas.

Disney Family Fun - Handprint Lilies, Paper Puppets

Tally's Treasury - Monster Bookmarks