An Evening with Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth has a new book coming out and our friends over at The Book Stall have organized a super cool event!  Here are the details:

An Evening with VERONICA ROTH!

Celebrate the release of best-selling author VERONICA ROTH’s new novel CARVE THE MARK! The author of the DIVERGENT trilogy will be on-stage in conversation with Sarah Enni of the podcast “First Draft.” Audience members will have a chance to ask questions.  All books sold will be autographed, but 100 lucky fans will win an exclusive backstage pass to meet Veronica, take a photo, and get their copy of CARVE THE MARK personalized.

This event is FREE, BUT you have to call The Book Stall at 847-446-8880 to reserve a seat. You can reserve your copy of CARVE THE MARK during the same call. Once you buy the book, you will be entered to win the backstage pass! Don’t miss an unforgettable evening for fans of YA literature and science fiction!

Veronica Roth Event Flyer

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October Thursday Night Teen Book Chat

On Thursday, October 20th at 4:30 pm, we’ll be reading and discussing: Every Day by David Levithan.  Extra copies are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk, just ask for the October Teen Book Chat book.  eBooks and eAudiobooks are also available through My Media Mall and the Cloud Library.  This is a drop-in program, so registration is NOT required.  Feel free to stop by and bring a friend!

Thursday Night Teen Book Chat Fall Schedule


The Thursday Night [Big Kid*] Book Chat will be reading and discussing the wildly popular YA book, We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.  Teens are more than welcome to attend both book chats this month (or any month for that matter)!

Thursday Night Book Chat Fall Schedule*big kid=adults

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October Anime Club

2016 Anime Club FlyerDue to the Friend’s of the Library Book Sale, the October 12th Anime Club meeting will be held upstairs in the Staff Lounge (the door to the left of the J Graphic Novels).

 


Also, don’t forget with Halloween so close, that we’ll be having a cosplay contest!  Make sure to represent your favorite anime or manga character with an appropriate costume!

Anime Club Cosplay 3 Anime Club Cosplay 2 Anime Club Cosplay 1

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What Would Boba Fett Read?

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful Bounty Hunter without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU! Boba Fett

 

 

 


The Seekers: A Bounty Hunter's Story: Finding Felons and Guiding Men by Joshua ArmstrongThe Seekers: A Bounty Hunter’s Story: Finding Felons and Guiding Men by Joshua Armstrong


Nobody's Child Anymore: Grieving, Caring, and Comforting When Parents Die by Barbara BartocciNobody’s Child Anymore: Grieving, Caring, and Comforting When Parents Die by Barbara Bartocci


Preserving Nature's Bounty by Frances BissellPreserving Nature’s Bounty by Frances Bissell


How to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents by Zac BissonnetteHow to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents by Zac Bissonnette


I'll Be Slaying You by Cynthia EdenI’ll Be Slaying You by Cynthia Eden


One for the Money by Janet EvanovichOne for the Money by Janet Evanovich


Evening's Empire: The Story of My Father's Murder by Zachary LazarEvening’s Empire: The Story of My Father’s Murder by Zachary Lazar

 


I Hunt Killers by Barry LygaI Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga


A Study in Revenge by Kieran ShieldsA Study in Revenge by Kieran Shields


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


Identically Different: Why We Can Change Our Genes by T.D. SpectorIdentically Different: Why We Can Change Our Genes by T.D. Spector


Hunter x Hunter by Yoshihiro TogashiHunter x Hunter by Yoshihiro Togashi


The Ethics of Cloning edited by David M. Haugen, Susan Musser and Kacy LovelaceThe Ethics of Cloning edited by David M. Haugen, Susan Musser and Kacy Lovelace


Genetic Engineering: Opposing Viewpoints edited by Louise I. GerdesGenetic Engineering: Opposing Viewpoints edited by Louise I. Gerdes


Shooter's BibleShooter’s Bible


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What Would Chewbacca Read?

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful Wookie without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!What Would Chewbacca Read?


Great HairGreat Hair: Secrets to Looking Fabulous and Feeling Beautiful Every Day by Nick Arrojo


Ship Breaker by Paolo BacigalupiShip Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi


English SimplifiedEnglish Simplified: Grammar, Punctuation and Mechanics, Word Choice, Paragraphs and Essays, Research Writing and Documentation, ESL Tips by Blanche Ellsworth


Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics by Paul Fleisher

Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics by Paul Fleisher


GinsbergCollected Poems, 1947-1997 by Allen Ginsberg (particularly the poem, Howl)


What the Dog SawWhat the Dog Saw and Other Adventures  by Malcolm Gladwell


The Pilot's RadioThe Pilot’s Radio Communications Handbook by Paul E. Illman


The Abused Werewolf Rescue GroupThe Abused Werewolf Rescue Group by Catherine Jinks


The Amazing Story of Quantum MechanicsThe Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made Our World by James Kakalios


Pilot PupsPilot Pups by Michelle Meadows


The Knife of Never Letting GoThe Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness


The Art of Racing in the RainThe Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein


shiverShiver by Maggie Stiefvater


The Black Hole WarBlack Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics by Leonard Susskind


A Beautiful FriendshipA Beautiful Friendship by David Weber


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What Would Darth Vader Read?

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful Sith Lord without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU! What Would Darth Vader Read?


Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy BancroftWhy Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft


Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Alie BroshHyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Alie Brosh


Ender’s GameEnder's Game by Orson Scott Card


Natural-born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence by Andy ClarkNatural-born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence by Andy Clark


Solar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius by Gavin D. J. HarperSolar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius by Gavin D. J. Harper


Mein Kampf by Adolf HitlerMein Kampf by Adolf Hitler


Unlock Your Muscle Gene: Trigger the Biological Mechanisms that Transform Your Body and Extend Your Life by Ori HofmeklerUnlock Your Muscle Gene: Trigger the Biological Mechanisms that Transform Your Body and Extend Your Life by Ori Hofmekler


Evil Genius by Catherine JinksEvil Genius by Catherine Jinks


The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio KakuThe Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku

 


Leonardo Da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man by Clayton MartinLeonardo Da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man by Clayton Martin


Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals by Jane MayerDark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer


The Allergy and Asthma CureThe Allergy and Asthma Cure: A Complete 8-Step Nutritional Program by Fred Pescatore


Raising a Gifted ChildThe Everything Parent’s Guide to Raising a Gifted Child: All You Need to Know to Meet Your Child’s Emotional, Social, and Academic Needs by Sarah Herbert Robbins


Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists by Dustyn RobertsMaking Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists by Dustyn Roberts


The Art of WarThe Art of War by Sun Tzu


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What Would Finn Read?

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful (ex)Stormtrooper without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!What Would Finn Read?

 


Modern Romance by Aziz AnsariModern Romance by Aziz Ansari


The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty by Simon Baron-CohenThe Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty by Simon Baron-Cohen


Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy by Emily BazelonSticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy by Emily Bazelon


The Maze Runner by James DashnerThe Maze Runner by James Dashner


The Complete Book of Unusual Names: When You Don’t Want to Sound the Same, Look Here for Names Beyond Joe, Jim and Jane by Daniel DavidThe Complete Book of Unusual Names: When You Don’t Want to Sound the Same, Look Here for Names Beyond Joe, Jim and Jane by Daniel David


Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior: Navigating the Transition From Combat to Home-Including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI by Charles W. HogeOnce a Warrior, Always a Warrior: Navigating the Transition From Combat to Home-Including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI by Charles W. Hoge


Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat, 1945 by John P. IrwinAnother River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat, 1945 by John P. Irwin


Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo by Chris McDonnellAdventure Time: The Art of Ooo by Chris McDonnell


One Piece by Eiichiro OdaOne Piece by Eiichiro Oda


A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home by Steve PembertonA Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home by Steve Pemberton


Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron RalstonBetween a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston


Bone Gap by Laura RubyBone Gap by Laura Ruby


Down Around Midnight: A Memoir of Crash and Survival by Robert SabbagDown Around Midnight: A Memoir of Crash and Survival by Robert Sabbag


Desertion: In the Time of Vietnam by Jack ToddDesertion: In the Time of Vietnam by Jack Todd


Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect JacketTailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket


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What Would Han Solo Read?

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful Smuggler without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!What Would Han Solo Read?


The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams


Smuggler’s Moon: A Sir John Fielding Mystery by Bruce AlexanderSmuggler’s Moon: A Sir John Fielding Mystery by Bruce Alexander


Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

 


100 Bullets [1] First Shot, Last Call by Brian Azzarello100 Bullets [1] First Shot, Last Call by Brian Azzarello


The Notorious Scoundrel by Alexandra BenedictThe Notorious Scoundrel by Alexandra Benedict


Goldfinger: 007, A James Bond Novel by Ian Fleming

Goldfinger: 007, A James Bond Novel by Ian Fleming


Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat by Dan HamptonViper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat by Dan Hampton


High-Speed Thrills: Acceleration and Velocity by Nathan LeporaHigh-Speed Thrills: Acceleration and Velocity by Nathan Lepora


Serenity: firefly Class 03-K64, Those Left Behind by Brett MatthewsSerenity: firefly Class 03-K64, Those Left Behind by Brett Matthews


Popular Mechanics When Duct Tape Just Isn’t Enough: Quick Fixes for Everyday Disasters by C. J. Petersen

Popular Mechanics When Duct Tape Just Isn’t Enough: Quick Fixes for Everyday Disasters by C. J. Petersen


Dodger by Terry PratchettDodger by Terry Pratchett


The Madman's Daughter by Megan ShepherdThe Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd


Backflash by Richard StarkBackflash by Richard Stark


Pirate Freedom by Gene WolfePirate Freedom by Gene Wolfe


Modified YT-1300 Corellian Freighter: Owner's Workshop Manual by Ryder WindhamModified YT-1300 Corellian Freighter: Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham


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What Would Lando Read?

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful Cloud City Baron Administrator without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!What Would Lando Read?


Chance: A Guide to Gambling, Love, the Stock Market & Just About Everything Else by Amir D. AczelChance: A Guide to Gambling, Love, the Stock Market & Just About Everything Else by Amir D. Aczel


The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation 1: The Pox Party by M. T. AndersonThe Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation 1: The Pox Party by M. T. Anderson


Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions by Peter Roger BregginGuilt, Shame, and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions by Peter Roger Breggin


The Daily Six: Six Simple Steps to Find the Perfect Balance of Prosperity and Purpose by John ChappelearThe Daily Six: Six Simple Steps to Find the Perfect Balance of Prosperity and Purpose by John Chappelear


Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S. C. GwynneRebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S. C. Gwynne


Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup With Your Best Friend by Irene Shifren LevineBest Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup With Your Best Friend by Irene Shifren Levine


Cloud Atlas by David MitchellCloud Atlas by David Mitchell


Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon by Gretchen MorgensonReckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon by Gretchen Morgenson


Cocktails For a Crowd: More Than 40 Recipes for Making Popular Drinks in Party-Pleasing Batches by Kara NewmanCocktails For a Crowd: More Than 40 Recipes for Making Popular Drinks in Party-Pleasing Batches by Kara Newman


How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Savvy Socializing in Person and Online by Susan RoAneHow to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Savvy Socializing in Person and Online by Susan RoAne


Makeshift Metropolis: Ideas About Cities by Witold RybczynskiMakeshift Metropolis: Ideas About Cities by Witold Rybczynski


Have a Nice Guilt Trip by Lisa ScottolineHave a Nice Guilt Trip by Lisa Scottoline


Presidential Ambition: How the Presidents Gained Power, Kept Power, and Got Things Done by Richard ShenkmanPresidential Ambition: How the Presidents Gained Power, Kept Power, and Got Things Done by Richard Shenkman


Windy City: A Novel of Politics by Scott SimonWindy City: A Novel of Politics by Scott Simon


Don't Start the Revolution Without Me!: From the Minnesota Governor's Mansion to the Baja Outback: Reflections and Revisionings by Jesse VenturaDon’t Start the Revolution Without Me!: From the Minnesota Governor’s Mansion to the Baja Outback: Reflections and Revisionings by Jesse Ventura


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What Would Leia Read?

In honor of all things STAR WARS, here are a few reading lists of our most beloved characters because you can’t be a successful General or Princess without having read a thing or two.  And as always: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!What Would General Princess Leia Read?


Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen AbbottLiar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott


The Pirate Princess by Sudipta Bardhan-QuallenThe Pirate Princess by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen


Perfect Chemistry by Simone ElkelesPerfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles


Incarceron by Catherine FisherIncarceron by Catherine Fisher


Bunheads: A Novel by Sophie FlackBunheads: A Novel by Sophie Flack


Kimchi and Calamari by Rose KentKimchi and Calamari by Rose Kent


A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'EngleA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle


Legend by Marie LuLegend by Marie Lu


Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—For What They Want by Selena RezvaniPushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—For What They Want by Selena Rezvani


Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee StoneAlmost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone


Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah StrohmeyerSmart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer


Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives by Frank J. SullowayBorn to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives by Frank J. Sulloway


Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History by Laurel Thatcher UlrichWell-Behaved Women Seldom Make History by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich


I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala YousafzaiI am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai


Dirty Laundry: Stories About Family SecretsDirty Laundry: Stories About Family Secrets


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