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Heartless by Marissa Meyer

By: Fariyal K

BookTok Series Do you enjoy sad twists on classic fairy tales? If so, this book was made for you! Heartless is one of our all-time favorite novels. It provides a heartbreakingly beautiful villain origin story for the Queen of Hearts. The author intricately weaves astonishing twists into this tragic backstory. It’s a story full of

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BookTok

By: Fariyal K and Ameena A

Are you as obsessed with TikTok as we are??? This past year, TikTok has blown up as a social media platform. This highly addictive app has risen to popularity due to its variation in content. The FYP (For You Page) provides videos that tailor to the interests of viewers, thus creating different divisions. BookTok, DanceTok,

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

By: Sana M

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by New York Times best-selling author V.E. Schwab, is a captivating novel that follows a young woman who bargained to live forever but is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. The book begins in France in 1714, and centers around the mystical Addie LaRue, dreamer and artist,

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Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

By: Megh P

In the novel Born A Crime, Daily Show host Trevor Noah tells the hilarious, sometimes sorrowful, and often heartwarming story of his life growing up under apartheid in South Africa. Born to a black mother and white father, Noah was a mixed-race child in a country and time where the conception of such children was

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Programs

  • Volunteering: Your Voice, Your Time
    Wednesday, September 1, 2021 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    The Young Adult Librarian would like to hear and share the voices of young adults in the community. Please volunteer your time, talent, and voice in reviews of books, music,...
  • Paint to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos
    Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    North & South Meeting Rooms
    Local artist Guadalupe Juarez will facilitate a celebration of the culture and history of Día de Los Muertos by painting a scene related to this Mexican multi-day holiday when people...
  • Skills for Bridging the Divide
    Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    North & South Meeting Rooms
    Learn skills to have constructive, empathetic political conversations with people in your life, then practice ways to find common ground and map differences accurately (rather than based on stereotype). The...
  • Preparación para la universidad: consejos para el éxito y una experiencia Latinx. College Prep Tips for Everyone and The Latinx College Experience
    Thursday, November 4, 2021 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    North & South Meeting Rooms
    Prepárese para una experiencia satisfactoria y productiva antes y durante sus años universitarios. Esta presentación interactiva dirigida por Cynthia Diaz de CREO DuPage se centra en la educación y el...
  • Friends Used Book Sale
    Saturday, November 13, 2021 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Basement - Friends Area
    Purchase quality, gently-used books at discount prices from the Friends of the Library (FoL).
  • Children as Water Protectors: How Native Americans and Youth Will Help Strengthen Our Environmental Communities
    Saturday, November 20, 2021 10:00 am to 10:30 am
    Virtual Program
    On World Children’s Day, storyteller Mark Denning will read The Water Walker by Joanne Robertson “about the efforts that the Ojibwe and many other Indigenous peoples give to the protection...
  • Holiday Walk
    Friday, November 26, 2021 12:00 am to 12:00 am
    Throughout the Library
    Additional details available after November 1.
  • Friends Used Book Sale
    Friday, November 26, 2021 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Basement - Friends Area
    Purchase quality, gently-used books at discount prices from the Friends of the Library (FoL).
  • Let's Talk: World AIDS Day
    Wednesday, December 1, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    From the CDC website - "Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day. World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1, is an opportunity for people...
  • Learn How to Store your Bicycle for Winter with The Bike Hub
    Thursday, December 2, 2021 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    North & South Meeting Rooms
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