Join author-illustrator Jarrett Lerner for a crash course in both writing and illustrating stories. Jarrett will provide tips and techniques to boost kids’ writing and drawing confidence and improve their skills, and will share strategies for generating story ideas. Make sure to bring a notebook or sketchbook and your preferred writing and drawing tools, as kids
Our Book Box is now available for kids in grades 4 and 5! Subscribers will enjoy a pre-selected newly released book and other fun bookish treats each month. Tell us which genres you enjoy most when you subscribe. Register now to receive a box for the month February. Collect box within one week of pick
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Curated by Caitlin
Museum Adventure PassCheck out a local museum- from your local library!
Are you a writer or artist? Get tips from author-illustrator Jarrett Lerner!Illustration and Writing Workshop with Jarrett Lerner
Bluestem Awards 2020
Rebecca Caudill Awards 2020
Discover our Curiosity Kits
Curiosity kits allow families the opportunity to check out a backpack that contains a fun activity or STEM kit plus a related non-fiction book. Write down your observations in the included notebook and see what other Hinsdaleans have written too.
Discover nature- in your own backyard. Use the included binoculars to watch and identify local birds.
What can electricity and circuits do? Make a bulb light up, send a propeller into the air, and make a buzzer sound at the touch of a button.
Bring the library to you!
Host a visit from library staff for great book recommendations, a 3D printer demonstration, or help with a research project. If you have any questions contact us at email@example.com or 630-986-1976.
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Forgot your textbook at school? The library keeps a copy of all District 181 and Saint Isaac Jogues textbooks for in-library use.
Whether it's the Bluestem, Caudill, or Battle of the Books the library has multiple copies of every book on the list.
Not sure what to read next or stumped by your teacher’s required genre reading list? Stop in and ask a staff member to help you find a great book or fill out a Book Match form to get a list of recommendations emailed to you
Need to find a couple of sources for your research paper? Use our databases to search newspapers, encyclopedias and more.