2018 Newberry Medals

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.


Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada

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Classic Film Series: San Francisco

Thursday, March 01, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with San Francisco.

A singer and a priest try to reform a rascal barkeep in the days before the 1906 earthquake. Starring Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, and Spencer …

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Hold Shelf Moved

To preserve patron privacy, we’re moving our holds shelf out of public view. Ask for your reserved books, movies, music, and other library materials at the Library Services Desk.…

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A Conversation with Augustus Rose

A Conversation with Author Augustus Rose
Sunday, February 04, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Join author Augustus Rose for a discussion of his obsessions: cults, subcultures, urban exploration, speculative science, metaphysics, alchemy, conspiracy theories, underground art movements, and the artist …

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Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. $55.00.

Enjoy the buffet lunch at Sawa’s Old Warsaw Restaurant as historian Jim Gibbons presents the history of the December 1st, 1958 Our Lady of the Angels school fire. After lunch, …

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Bus Trip: Backstage at the Chicago Theatre

Friday, March 16, 2018, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. $25.00.

Experience one of the Chicago’s theatrical treasures. Stand on the world famous stage, view the autographed backstage walls, and explore the beautiful Baroque interiors. Bring money for lunch at a …

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Tax Time

We have requested forms from the IRS and expect them to arrive by February 12th. While we’re waiting for shipments, links to printable versions of some of the most requested forms have been collected on our tax page.…

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Classic Film Series: Seconds

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 1:00 PM.

Our Classic Film Series continues with Seconds.

An unhappy banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new identity, despite the price. 1966. Rated R. 1h …

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Girls Who Code

We’re looking for girls in grades 6–12 who want to learn computer science skills and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of coding girls across the country. No experience necessary!

Come every Thursdays, February 1st –April 5th from 6:00–8:00 PM …

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