Posts tagged with "reading"

Posted by daccurso on 02/16/10
lion and mouseIf you are looking for some great books for kids of all ages, check out the lists of award-winners on our web site. You can see the latest Caldecott and Newbery Award winners and the nominees for the Rebecca Caudill and Monarch Awards. You'll find even more 2010 award winners on the American Library Association's web site under Youth Media Awards. This listing isn't just for kids. It also includes links to award-winning young adult books, easy reader books, videos, audiobooks, and more.
Posted by daccurso on 01/17/11
Do you have  favorite authors, but you've read everything they've written? Or maybe you are always looking for a good mystery book. We can help. Fill out the new Book Me form on the Reading Suggestions page, and we will build a reading list just for you.
You tell us what you like and dislike, and within three to five days, you will receive a list of 5–10 titles that match your criteria. You can even specify if you want books, audiobooks, large print books or eBooks. Do you like shorter books? No problem, you can specify that as well. Try it today and you'll soon embark on a whole new reading adventure!

Posted by daccurso on 12/14/10
Looking for some really good books for your children? Check out the booklists on our Kids' website. We've put together 28 different booklists with books for all age groups. Categories include Award books, Read-Alouds, Gift Books, Adventure, Scary Stories and many more. You can even use the lists to get ideas for your holiday shopping.

Posted by daccurso on 03/01/10
early_literacy Research shows that children get ready to read years before they start school.  You can help your children learn important skills now so they can become good readers later.  Learn more by visiting our new Early Literacy pages.
Posted by daccurso on 11/19/09
book_drive (2) Date: November 1–December 1 This holiday season give the gift of reading by donating new children’s books for our holiday book drive. The books will go to low-income families in our area through the Wheeling Township Adopt-a-Family holiday basket program. We are collecting new books for children from infancy to age 16. As always, books in Spanish are also welcome. Drop off your donation in the collection bins by the Checkout Desk. For more information, call Debora Whisler at 847-506-2613.
Posted by daccurso on 03/29/10
ICanRead-Blog Bring your young readers to the Library to read to a librarian. After reading a story of their choice, they will receive a Polaroid snapshot and a magnetic "I Can Read" picture frame donated by the Friends of the Library. There's no registration, just stop by the Kids' World Desk at the following times: Wednesday, April 7, 6–7 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 4–5 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 10–11 a.m. Monday, April 12, 6–7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 4–5 p.m.
Posted by daccurso on 10/25/10
Dates: Mondays, November 1, 15, 29 and December 13; Tuesdays, November 2, 16, 30 and December 14
Times: 6:30–6:45 p.m., 6:45–7 p.m., or 7–7:15 p.m.
Location: Kids’ World Desk

Calling all first graders! Come in and get your picture taken with a book you can read all by yourself. Your photo can be displayed in our I Can Read area. Bring a familiar book to read aloud to a librarian. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by sclark.r on 03/07/12

Calling all first graders! Come in and get your picture taken with a book you can read all by yourself. Your photo will be displayed in our I Can Read area. Bring a familiar book to read aloud to a librarian and check in at the Kids' World Desk.
Register for:
Monday, March 19
Tuesday, March 20


Posted by daccurso on 12/29/09
book discussionsSign up now for a book discussion group at the Library. Book titles and dates for all the groups are on our web site. Signup for some groups is monthly, and there are also openings for the second half of the year for Life Readers: Classical Study Group and the Novel Experience Group. You can sign up online or at the Welcome Desk, 847-506-2640.
Posted by daccurso on 11/05/09
ScienceAlliance-Blog  Calling all middle schoolers! The editor of Science Books & Films magazine wants your feedback about the best science books of the year. Join our Science Alliance reading and discussion group and vote for your favorites from a list of finalists selected by the magazine. You’ll judge both picture books and books for middle schoolers. There are two meetings, Friday, November 20, and Thursday, December 10, 7–8 p.m. in the Lindsey Room. At the first meeting you will receive the books and judging guidelines. Bring the completed evaluations to the second meeting for discussion and voting. Books were purchased with a donation from the Friends of the Library and will be added to the Library’s collection after the voting. Register beginning November 1.
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
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By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
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