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The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

By: Fariyal K

BookTok Series Romance? Check. Comedy? Check. Interesting? 100%! This book is one of our favorite rom coms – such a fun and short read, which is perfect for this fall. The story revolves around a teenage girl who’s about to get deported, but she (shocker) meets a boy. It’s a cute story of these two

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Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

Instructions for Dancing By: Fariyal K

BookTok Series  This is yet another amazing book by the talented Nicola Yoon (author of The Sun is Also a Star). We tried to read this book without any expectations and we were pleasantly surprised. There is definitely more than meets the eye with this novel – that’s all we can say without spoiling too

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They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

By: Fariyal K

BookTok Series Wow. We don’t have words to describe this literary masterpiece. This book will cause you to experience a rollercoaster of emotions. It will have you laughing in happiness yet also bawling your eyes out at 3 am. Although the end is foreshadowed in the title, the book’s intricate plot is worth the read.

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Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

Instant Karma By: Ameena A

This amazing YA novel by Marissa Meyer shows readers that not everything we see is the full story. The story revolves around the main character, Prudence Daniels, who gains powers that allow her to dish out karmic justice to everyone except her annoyingly lazy lab partner Quint Erickson. Quint never seems to be willing to

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Programs

  • Write On! Writing Group: Writing Sundays
    Sunday, January 23, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Virtual Program
    Set aside time to write and help create positive peer-pressure for other writers. 
  • Lunar New Year Celebration
    Thursday, January 27, 2022 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Learn about Lunar New Year, which marks the first new moon of the lunar calendar, with Yvonne Wolf of Chinese Intercultural, LLC. Make origami to celebrate 2022, a Chinese Zodiac...
  • Write On! Writing Group: Sharing Saturdays
    Saturday, January 29, 2022 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Shakespeare Room
    Share your writing and provide positive critiques for other writers.
  • Write On! Writing Group: Writing Sundays
    Sunday, January 30, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Virtual Program
    Set aside time to write and help create positive peer-pressure for other writers. 
  • Write On! Writing Group: Writing Sundays
    Sunday, February 6, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Virtual Program
    Set aside time to write and help create positive peer-pressure for other writers. 
  • Real American: A Memoir
    Tuesday, February 8, 2022 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    In her book, Real American: A Memoir, Julie Lythcott-Haims talks about her journey from self-loathing to self-love as a Black and biracial woman living in predominantly white spaces. Julie’s story is...
  • Grief Journaling
    Wednesday, February 9, 2022 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Take advantage of a safe virtual space to write about the feelings that accompany loss and share your writing with others.
  • Write On! Writing Group: Writing Sundays
    Sunday, February 13, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Virtual Program
    Set aside time to write and help create positive peer-pressure for other writers. 
  • Let's Talk: Healthy Minds and Bodies
    Tuesday, February 15, 2022 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    North and South Meeting Rooms
    Participate in a discussion about the many ways to be healthy. How do you make positive connections between the mind and body while tackling the challenges of life? What are...
  • Virtual Field Trips with Cernan Earth and Space Center: Deep Sky Objects
    Thursday, February 17, 2022 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Explore outer space and astronomical objects with the team from Cernan Earth and Space Center, a public planetarium on the campus of Triton College in River Grove. These programs will...
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