Lincolnwood Library Summer 2016

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Volume 13, Number 3


News and information about your library’s services, programs & resources. CR





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eam up with the Lincolnwood Library this summer for the Stars, we’ve got many programs planned. Catch our Storytimes in 2016 Summer Reading Challenge! Learn new skills while the Village, along with a Pop-Up Library or book discussion at an area having fun in your community. We offer many activities for business. We are all about Harry Potter this summer with Quidditch all ages that are not to be missed! 101 and a Hidden Harry Potter special event. To find out Pick up a To participate in our reading program, pick up a more, check out our events calendar in this newsletter Challenge Card and at Summer Reading Challenge Card at the Lincolnwood for ways to win Library or at one of our summer events around Traveling? Take the Challenge Card with you to this summer! town. Residents can record their literacy-based participate. Check out one of our pre-loaded Kindles Cards are available in achievements to earn raffle tickets and enter to available for your vacation reading pleasure. the Library or at our summer events. win one of our wonderful summer prize baskets. Staying home? Check out some of the services we The program begins June 1, 2016 and runs through have to offer online with our digital books, magazines, August 31, 2016. Anyone can participate, but you newspapers, movies and music. must have a valid Lincolnwood resident library card to win. Not familiar with the possibilities your library has to offer? Book a When you’re not too busy completing the Library challenges, Tech One-on-One appointment with a Librarian and find out what is we’ve got plenty of events to enjoy on those beautiful summer available AND how to do it with your Lincolnwood Library card. days. From the popular Human Foosball to our Movie Under the Get in the game!


The Lincolnwood Public Library is currently undergoing a renovation. The library is open for materials during construction, and will be hosting programs and events around town!



Call or register ONLINE at click EVENTS (LR) Registration required. Lincolnwood resident library cardholders have priority registration.

All library programs are free. Programs at the pool require a pool entry fee. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

For questions or to be placed on a standby list, call 847-677-5277 or email



June 1-August 31, 2016 Summer Reading Challenge. See page 1 for details.


Birth to 5 years old

June 7-August 9, Tuesdays, 12:50-1pm Storytime at the Pool.*

Location: Proesel Park Family Aquatic Center All ages! Also, check out our pool book cart! Canceled if raining.*Pool entry fee required.

June 10-July 29 (not on July 1), Fridays, 10:30-11am Storytime at Lincolnwood Town Center. Location: Center Court, 3333 W. Touhy Ave. Ages birth-5 with caregiver.

June 24, Friday, 7:30-10pm Movie Under the Stars: Toy Story (1995).

Location: Proesel Park, 7055 N. Kostner Ave. (Near the tent). Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and join us as we celebrate Summer Reading with the original Toy Story movie outside on the big screen! Popcorn while supplies last. Canceled if raining.

New Book Release Date July 31, Sunday 1pm Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2. Stop in the Library and check out a copy!

August 15, Monday, 6:30pm Diversity Month Celebration.

Location: Proesel Park Shelter, 6915 N. Kostner Ave. Join the Library as we provide a cool treat (while supplies last) and enjoy interactive folklore music and dance sponsored by the Lincolnwood Human Relations Commission.

August 19, Friday, 7-8pm Game Night at the Pool.*

Location: Proesel Park Family Aquatic Center Join Lincolnwood Library at the pool for fun and games! *Pool entry fee required.

Pop-Up Library!

Visit Lincolnwood Public Library around town this summer. We’ll have popular items and great resources to check out! June 15...........Noodles & Company, Noon-1pm 3304 W. Touhy Ave. NEW! July 20............Mariano’s, Noon-1pm & 5-6pm POP-UP 3358 W. Touhy Ave. LIBRARY! August 24.......Starbucks, 8-9am 4368 W. Touhy Ave. 2

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June 14-August 25 Tues. & Thur., 10-10:30am Summer Storytime.

Location: Madeleine’s Garden at Proesel Park Ages birth-5 with caregiver. Canceled if raining.

Stories in the Village!

August 20, Saturday, 10-11am Karen and Carl’s Preschool Concert. Location: Liberty Bank, 6666 N. Lincoln Ave. Ages birth-5 with caregiver. Come dance and sing along as you enjoy Karen and Carl’s interactive music for young children and their families.

June 4 & 18, July 9 & 23, August 6 & 13 Saturdays, 11-11:30am Storytime with Construction Abe at the Library Pardon our dust! As Lincolnwood Library begins renovation, drop in for a storytime and see our construction as it progresses.

At the Library

Photo policy: While it is not required by law to get permission of persons in a public place to photograph them or use those photos for noncommercial use, it is common courtesy to get verbal permission to do so. Therefore, library staff will verbally notify program attendees at the beginning of any programs where participants may be photographed for library publicity. Program Changes: While the library makes every attempt to include events in the newsletter, we will occasionally add a program or change a date/time. Please check our event calendar on the website for changes and updates.

YOUTH & TEENS June 7, Tuesday, 6-8pm or June 26, Sunday, Noon-2pm Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Class (LR). Location: Whole Foods Sauganash, 6020 N. Cicero Ave. Ages 7+ with caregiver. Join the Library at Whole Foods Sauganash for an interactive parent/child cooking class. Kids will learn how to make items perfect for a gourmet picnic in the park. Registration required, space is limited.

Thursdays, 4-5pm Books n’ Bites (LR).

A monthly book discussion. The Grades 3-5 group can pick up a complimentary copy of the book at Youth Services once registered. Meet at the Lincolnwood Library at 4pm and as a group we will walk to Meatheads® for the program; snacks provided. Registration required for each individual date. Grades 3-5 June 9............... El Deafo by Cece Bell. July 14 Eddie Red Undercover by Marcia Wells. August 11......... Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters by Rachel Vail. Grades 5-8 June 16............. Discuss series vs. stand-alones. July 21.............. Discuss all things Harry Potter. August 18......... Discuss school-assigned books.

June 11, Saturday, 2:30-3:30pm Human Foosball (LR)*.

Location: Proesel Park, 7055 N. Kostner Ave. (Near the tent). Ages 8+. This life size version of the table game is a real kick! Up to 6 players per team can move side to side within their specific zone in the arena. Kick the ball into the opposing goal to score! Eight matches available. *Registration required at event.

July 23, Saturday, Noon-2pm, or 2-4pm Quidditch 101 at Lincolnwood Fest (LR).

Location: Proesel Park Outfield #1, 7055 N. Kostner Ave. Grades K-12. Fans of Harry Potter, come hang out with the official Quidditch team of Loyola University, Lumos, to learn how to play. Registration required.

July 27, Wednesday, 7-9pm Hidden Harry Potter (LR).

Location: Proesel Park Shelter, 6915 N. Kostner Ave. Recommended for ages 8+. In this family friendly presentation, we’ll uncover behind-the-scenes tidbits from the first six films. Potter Photo by Mariah Evely costumes encouraged! Registration requested, drop-ins welcome.

A D U LT S Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm Knitting Circle.

Drop by the Library to work on a knitting or crochet project.

June 8, Wednesday, 10am Antiques & Collectibles.

Location: Liberty Bank, 6666 N. Lincoln Ave. Join the Library at Liberty Bank for this informative presentation that will help you discover the ‘cash in your attic.’ Call Liberty Bank at 773-489-4458 for details.

June 19, Sunday, 2-2:45pm Woody Guthrie: Roots and Branches.

Location: Lincolnwood Place, 7000 N. McCormick Blvd. Chris Walz from Old Town School of Folk Music will take us on a journey from where the songs of Woody Guthrie came from to where he brought them today. Great event for Father’s Day!

June 23, July 28, August 25, Thursdays, 10:30am-Noon Senior Resource Specialist.

Stop by the Library for information regarding retirement benefits, health insurance and Medicare programs, housing needs and more. Hosted by CJE SeniorLife.

July 7, Thursday, 11am-12:30pm Illinois Holocaust Museum Private Group Tour (LR).

Location: Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie Register with the Library and meet at the Illinois Holocaust Museum for a private group tour of the special exhibition Nazi Olympics: Berlin, 1936. Registration required.

BOOK CLUBS Mondays, 11am-Noon Adult Book Discussion.

Location: 90 Miles Cuban Cafe at Lincolnwood Town Center, 3333 W. Touhy Ave. July 11...............A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash. August 8............A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler. Location: Lincolnwood Community Center, 4170 W. Morse Sept. 12.............Dead Wake by Erik Larson.

Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm Books in the Woods Adult Book Discussion (LR).

Location: L. Woods Restaurant, 7110 N. Lincoln Ave. Read the book selection, and then meet us at L. Woods to discuss. Register online, in person, or call Information Services at 847-677-5277 x230. July 18........... The Children Act by Ian McEwan. Sept. 26..........Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain.

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Community Engagement x232 Information Services x230 Youth Services x234 Library Administration x245

Library Director | Su Bochenski Board of Trustees | Kendra L. Beard | James E. Berger | Reuben George

Deborah Keegan, Designer

Bertha Gimbel | Christopher M. Martel | Linda Poulsom | Pamela Stavinoga The Lincolnwood Library Board of Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm in the library. During library renovations, some meetings will take place in the Police and Fire Training Room, Lincolnwood Village Hall, 6900 N. Lincoln Ave. Check for details.


Revive. Connect. Inspire.

he Lincolnwood Public Library is undergoing a renovation. The improvements will meet the increasing demand for functional, dynamic, innovative and collaborative spaces, while allowing for major planned improvements. We are phasing the project to remain open during construction, and access will be maintained to the library’s most popular items. At the conclusion of this process, we will have a library that can satisfy the growing demand for access to resources, educational programs, improved technology infrastructure, and a and a space for everyone in our community to gather and learn.

Estimated Renovation Timeline Roof: June – October The roof and HVAC will be replaced throughout the phases. Phase 1: April – July Areas affected: Program rooms, youth picture book area, adult bathrooms. Upon Completion: New lobby with Hot Picks and all audiovisual materials, renovated adult bathroom, café with fireplace and vending, relocated teen section, and new west-facing windows.

Phase 2: August – Mid-Sept. Areas affected: Remainder of youth and teen section, quiet room, Youth Services office, single-style restrooms. Upon Completion: New youth & teen area, including toddler play area, and teen reading lounge, new youth program room, media lab, renovated single-style restrooms, consolidated staff workroom.

Phase 1 demolition

Phase 3: Mid-Sept. – November Areas affected: Library entrance, adult computer room, adult fiction and nonfiction, remainder of staff spaces. Upon Completion: New adult section including computer stations, renovated adult bathroom, individual study rooms, large divisible program room(s), updated front entrance, and new northfacing windows.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATES will be available under NEWS at

Everyone in the community is welcome to team up with the Lincolnwood Public Library for the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge! Bring this card to any of our summer events or when you visit the library to participate. Get in the game!

2016 Challenge Card

2016 Challenge Card Complete the various summer reading activities below for a chance to win! Bring this card to any of our summer library events around Lincolnwood or into the library this summer. At each visit you will receive a raffle ticket and star-punch for every activity you have completed in the challenge, and be entered for a chance to win a prize basket!

Name:____________________________________ Age:




Do you have a Lincolnwood Library Card:

Adult Yes


Attend a 2016 summer library program! Up to 8 times!

Paint or draw a book-related picture. Show us your art for a bonus punch!

Read outside for 20 minutes. Up to 3 times!

Read a book that has someone’s name in the title. Up to 3 times!

Read a book that is over 20 years old.

Watch a movie based on a book. Read the book for a bonus punch!




Up to 3 times!


Play a board game or card game. Up to 3 times!

Read a book out loud to a pet, a person, or a cuddly toy.

Read a magazine or comic book. Ask us how you get them online for a bonus punch! Bonus

Read a book that takes place outside of the U.S.A. Up to 3 times!




Up to 3 times!

Sing a song! A nursery rhyme, a pop song, or your favorite tune!

Read the ingredients to a recipe and make it.

Read an eBook or listen to an eAudiobook.

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, or tell us what you like about your library.






Up to 3 times!


Up to 3 times!

Take a selfie reading a book in Lincolnwood, and add hashtag


Try one of the Library’s online resources. Up to 3 times!

Rules: Contest runs June 1-August 31, 2016. The card does not need to be completed, but every completed activity will earn you a raffle ticket when checking in throughout the program. Anyone can take the challenge (one card per person), but only Lincolnwood resident library cardholders are eligible to win a prize. One prize per household.

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