July/August 2014 LIBRARY LINK GREEN HILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT greenhillslibrary.org Inside This Issue Did You Know? 2 Technology Classes 3 Adult Programs 3—4 Teen Programs 5 Youth Programs 5—6 Coming Attractions 7 Calendar 8 Library Closings WHAT’S NEW AT THE LIBRARY? GHPL’s 1st Annual Senior Spelling Bee Congrats to Kenneth Dritz of Hickory Hills, Illinois! He is the grand champion and will be advancing to the Regional Senior Spelling Bee along with second place winner Janice Gaydos. Our winners will have the ability to qualify for the State Finals during the Illinois State Fair in August. We wish them luck! July 4 Closed Donations The Friends of the Library accept book donations at the Circulation Desk on the second floor of the Library. Find Us Online! greenhillslibrary.org twitter.com/greenhillslib facebook.com/greenhillslib youtube.com/greenhillslibrary pinterest.com/greenhillslib instagram.com/greenhillslibrary Registration Programs marked with an asterisk (*) require registration. Unless otherwise noted, registration will begin on Wednesday, June 25 at 9am. A GHPLD Library card and PIN (last 4 digits of phone number) are required at the time of registration. GHPLD residents are given preference for all programs. Nonresidents may contact the Library to register one week before a program is scheduled, if space is available. Pictured from left to right: Joyce Sura, Sara Kennedy, Kenneth Dritz, and Janice Gaydos. Upcoming Changes This year, the Library is planning some changes in order to better serve the community. The Computer Lab and Digital Media Lab are being combined to form a technology suite on the ground floor. We are also creating a unique space within the adult nonfiction area that will allow for informal programming as well as eye catching displays. Keep your eyes peeled as our plans unfold, and feel free to ask any questions that you may have! Summer Reading Monday, June 9—Saturday, August 2 Paws to Read This Summer! Read…for the “Health” of It! Come to the Library weekly to log the books you’ve read and get prizes! Reach your reading goal for the summer to be entered in a raffle for fabulous grand prizes! Register at the Youth Services Desk or online at greenhillslibrary.org. You can be fit as a fiddle by checking out and reading some great books at Green Hills Public Library District! Ages 18 and up. Log your books for a chance to win great health-related prizes. Reading Goals Ages 2—5: 20 Books Ages 6—8: 15 Books Ages 9—12: 8 Books Ages 13—17: 2 Books Prizes include a Blu-ray Player, gift certificates to local restaurants, bookstores, and more. You can register at the Information Desk or online at greenhillslibrary.org. Go read to win! Books, eBooks, and audiobooks checked out from the Green Hills Public Library District collection are eligible.