Lexiles

Find a book in your Lexile range by using the following lists: 300-399 400-499 500-599 600-699 700-799 800-899 900-999 1000-1099 1100-1199 1200-1299 1300-1399 1400-1499 1500-1599 1600-1699 NEW!  You can now search the library’s online catalog using your own Lexile range!  Click here to try it now! Note to Teens and Parents:   Reading levels/Lexile ranges do not measure a book’s content or appeal – they can’t guarantee you will like a…

February 2, 2016
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Story Times

Enjoy stories, songs & more with Miss Jodi. After Story Time, children will complete a craft.  For ages 2-6. Registration required.

May 26, 2015
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BabyPalooza – Baby Story Time

Stories and songs with Miss Nora!  The last 10 minutes of BabyPalooza are reserved for social playtime.  For ages birth-23 months. Registration required. Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to access library meetings, services, programs, or activities can contact a member of the library staff by telephone at 847-669-5386 or in writing five working days prior to the…

May 26, 2015
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Page Turners – Read With A Volunteer

Children are encouraged to practice reading with a volunteer at one of three 20 min. sessions (4:30, 4:50 & 5:10 p.m.) After four sessions, the child may choose a free book and small prize from the Friends Foundation.  Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to access library meetings, services, programs, or activities can contact a member of the…

May 25, 2015
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Library Lounge

Pick-up a book to read from a Library Lounge at a local business the next time you are waiting for an appointment around town. You can read the book while you’re waiting and even take it home to finish it. Library Lounges can be found at:    • Castle Bank • Coyote Auto Center • DeFiore Jorgensen Funeral Home • Harris Bank (at Algonquin Rd. and Rt. 47) • Huntley…

November 11, 2013
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Robin Where Are You? By Harriet Ziefert, Art by Noah Woods

September 17, 2012

In this picture book, a birdwatcher grandpa and his beginning birdwatcher granddaughter go birding together. Grandpa explains how to use binoculars to spot birds and helps his granddaughter find and identify the different species they encounter. Cleverly constructed foldouts allow readers to peer into trees, bushes, and brushy areas and discover the birds as the characters do. Descriptions of the birds, their songs, typical behavior, habitat information, and other facts…

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Starlight Goes to Town by Harry Allard, pictures by George Booth

Starlight the chicken has always dreamed of being a high fashion model in Milan, Italy, but she’s stuck in rural Tennessee. After numerous complaints she is visited by her chicken fairy godmother who tells her how to get what she wants – all she needs to do is wish hard and lay an egg. Starlight hatches a convertible the next day and heads off to the big city. An egg…

June 16, 2011
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The Great Doughnut Parade by Rebecca Bond

This picture book bounces along with delightful rhythm as more and more townspeople join in an impromptu parade. The story invites reading aloud. ***** Stars Picture Book Reviewed by dluetscher Find this book in the library catalog/place a hold

June 1, 2010
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