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Join our Go for the Gold Kids Summer Reading Club

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Summer Reading begins June 1st- August 5th!

Go for the Gold this summer! Pick up your log in the Children's Department. Read and complete activities to earn rewards including brag tags, free stuff from area businesses, and free books! Compete for your team to support charitable organizations. PLUS, if Glencoe Readers can read for a total of over 5,000 days this summer, one of the librarians will get a pie in the face at the annual Pizza Party!

Kids age Infant to 6th grade are welcome!

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March Spring 2016 Excerpts is Here!


This spring comes in with a buzz of excitement as we welcome a new director in addition to a slew of new programming. Device Advice is a new series that welcomes anyone with questions regarding devices or technology. This is a drop-in session held on select evenings and Saturday afternoons in the Hamil room. March features our visiting professor series that will highlight the Terracotta Warriors and Quantum Computing. Saving the planet isn't easy but we will learn the tips on Recylcing in Glencoe come early April. Our Author Events, feature Justin Peters a local native who discusses his work The Idealist and the struggle over control of information. We have our weekly sing-a-longs as usual but something is up our sleeve as we present an exciting new Magician event for the whole family! Fans of Downton Abbey will love our costume event that discusses the secrets behind creating the vintage attire seeon on the show. With photos mentioned in the New York Times and Newsweek, Photographer Marisa Scheinfeld discusses the Borscht Belt of New York. Can't have spring without animals. Learn the life of Chickens, and watch our farm puppet show. All these events and much, much more in our latest Excerpts.

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Book News 2016

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Success! Thank you to the attendees as well as our host, Books on Vernon Bookstore. We had another great turnout, over 50 people joined us in attendence to hear about the hottest books of 2016 so far. Our list comprised of wonderful works from coming of age character stories to page turning thrillers. Stay tuned for our next discussion coming in a few months. Our Book News presentation is welcome to anyone, and beverages and treats are provided as well. For the list of titles mentioned click January List

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Adult Winter Reading Club: Around the World in 56 Days!

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Travel around the world without ever leaving home this winter by joining the Glencoe Public Library Winter Reading Club! The theme this year is Around the World in 56 days.

Sign up starting January 9, 2016 and read 6 books (or watch 6 dvd’s, or listen to 6 audiobooks!) by March 6th and a great finishing prize can be yours! Book lists will be available to help you choose your titles. There will be a sign up prize of a book light to help you read through the dark winter months and weekly prizes to keep you motivated. You do not have to live in Glencoe to participate


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Excerpts is the library newsletter and comes out every three months. It is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Copies of the newsletter are available online (below) and at the library. Please be sure to check the library calendar for program updates.

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