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Read our latest Excerpts! Summer Edition


June/Summer edition of Excerpts is here!

This summer, programs galore are at the library! Come entertain yourself and the family as we offer reading clubs, programs and classes for all. 

This edition of Excerpts highlights our summer offerings, especially our reading clubs. Our Young Adult Reading club kicks off May 25h, while the children and adult clubs start June 1st. This summer also launches our Sunday open hours year round! That's right, we now are open year round on Sundays, from 1-5 PM. What better way to celebrate than having Culvers' Ice Cream at the library on June 5th for our Ice Cream Social. June also starts our summer with great programming for all. We have our Visiting Professors series discussing Lake Superior, learn all about the trend of downsizing, learn about the Persepolis, and the Chinese Terracotta Warriors. Also in June is our Friends Book Sale, a great family program about Smoky the War Hero Dog. July rolls in with some hot programs as well! Learn about the International Crane Foundation, College Essay writing tips, and for teens our Books & Brunch. Kids will have a bang this summer as we welcome in live animals for our Mammals and More. Can't have enough parties either, Color Splash Party celebrates with art on the Wyman Green outside of the library. Back to school around the corner means our Pre-School Party is back! We will have one in July and August. Love music and science, well we've got your covered. Minecraft Clubs kick off in July, along with our own Hands on Science week July12-16. Plenty of entertainment all summer long, so mark your calendars



What's Hot for Summer! Young Adult Summer Reading Club

What's Hot for Summer! Join our YA Summer Reading Club today!

Today May 25th through August 1st, starts our reading club for teens 6th grade and up. Read at your own pace, get prizes along the way, and have chances at gift cards and more when you finish!

Once you sign up, you're entered for a chance at a $25 gift card to local businesses. After each book you finish stop by the library for a DVD coupon and an entry for weekly $10 gift card prizes.  To sign up, and learn more visit the Readers' Service desk at the library.



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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Join our Race to Reading Adult Summer Reading Club


2016 Adult Summer Reading Club

With an eye towards the 2016 Olympic Games, Glencoe Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Theme is “Race to the Library and Read.” 

We will be kicking the program off on Sunday, June 5th, 1:00-3:00 p.m.



Join us as we welcome our New Library Director!

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Join us this Sunday, May 22nd 2016 as we hold a welcome reception for our new Director, Andrew Kim. Come meet the man of the hour, along with other library staff. Tour the building, or stop by for refreshements and treats. The reception will be held on our first floor, from 2-3:30 PM.



Successful BookNews Discussion

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Thanks for all of those that made it out to our May BookNews presentation. We had another full house as we snacked and discussed good reads for the spring. Couldn't make it out, no worries as the list of titles presented is online



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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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