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The Last Boy at St. Edith’s by Lee Gjertsen Malone

By: Goodreads.com

Seventh grader Jeremy Miner has a girl problem. Or, more accurately, a girls problem. Four hundred and seventy-five of them. That’s how many girls attend his school, St. Edith’s Academy. Jeremy is the only boy left after the school’s brief experiment in coeducation. And he needs to get out. His mom won’t let him transfer,

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Cosplay

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

C2E2 (Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo) took place in early December 2021. Not only did I attend informative sessions, but it was great to see so much artwork and so many comics for sale, as well as some great cosplay. Wikipedia defines cosplay as “an activity and performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear

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December Recommendations

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

New Fiction 7th Grade Revolution by Liana Gardner | Goodreads.com Summary Graphic Novel City of Secrets by Victoria Ying | Goodreads.com Summary

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Strange Academy Volume 1: First Class by Skottie Young and Humberto Ramos

By: Goodreads.com

The Marvel Universe’s first school for sorcerers throws open its doors! The world has mysteriously changed in such an alarming way that Doctor Strange has finally done what he has avoided for decades – established an academy for the Mystic Arts! Young people from around the world with an aptitude for magic are brought together

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Programs

  • 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...
  • Improv: In Between the Lines
    Wednesday, February 16, 2022 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Youth Program Room
    Participate in warm-up activities and improv games to stimulate a creative, humorous mood with Middle School Librarian Tom Malinowski. Tom has been a performer with Playmakers Laboratory in Chicago for...
  • 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...
  • Let's Talk: Middle School Can Be Messy
    Friday, February 18, 2022 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
    Youth Program Room
    Talk to other middle school students about middle-school life. Conversation will be moderated by Caitlin Joycesmith from Marvelous Minds. Snacks will be provided. For grades 6-8.
  • Sewing Soft Circuits
    Thursday, March 10, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Youth Program Room
  • Spring Stream Clean-Up
    Saturday, March 19, 2022 9:00 am to 10:30 am

    Glen Ellyn's Public Library and Park District are teaming to do some cleaning! Help remove trash in and along the waterways that run through Ackerman Park. Wear clothes and shoes...
  • Friends Used Book Sale
    Saturday, March 19, 2022 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).
  • Friends Used Book Sale
    Sunday, March 20, 2022 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Basement - Friends Area
    Everything $10/bag Purchase quality, gently-used books at discount prices from the Friends of the Library (FoL).
  • Spring into Science
    Wednesday, March 30, 2022 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Youth Program Room
  • Titles and Treasures: Middle School Edition
    Thursday, March 31, 2022 12:00 am to 12:00 am

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