Category Archives: Celebrations

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 … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community; … Continue reading

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Read for the Win!

Today is the first official day of summer but not the first official day of Summer Reading!  Kids, Teens, and Adults can still sign-up!  This year’s theme is Read for the Win! and for every book you read you get … Continue reading

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One Month Down, One More to Go!

We’ve finished the first month of Summer Reading!  Here’s a brief re-cap of what we’ve done so far: There are 167 Teens signed up! WOOT, WOOT! If you haven’t registered yet, come on in!  Look for the light blue cart at … Continue reading

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May the Fourth Be With You!

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, Sith Lord, Smuggler, Jedi, Princess, or little green dude without having read a thing or … Continue reading

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Take a Poem, Leave a Poem

April was National Poetry Month!   Here are some poems created by the talented Teens of Grayslake. Leaves from the Poet Tree Magnetic Poetry Subtractive Poetry Subtractive poetry is poetry created from an already existing block of text and crossing … Continue reading

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National Library Week

Build Your Shelf-Esteem Tired of the same old books? Looking for something new to read? Want to expand your reading horizons? Try your hand at one of these SURPRISE titles.  Similar to the Blind Date With a Book display, the … Continue reading

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