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Sign Up for Free Medicare Part D Review

November 9, 2014 – 10:33 pm |

Wednesday, November 19 is the day for Medicare Part D assistance in the Book Discussion Room, west entrance, first floor at the Skokie Public Library from 9:30am – 3:00pm.  Beginning Monday, November 10 you may sign up for a half hour appointment by calling the Reference Desk (847.673.3733) or stopping by in person.  Open enrollment ends December 7, 2014. Representatives from Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s office, the Village …

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Under the Cover Review: Nest

May 10, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Nest by Esther Ehrlich Reviewed by Mahnoor H. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade Home. By definition, it means “the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household.” But what does home mean to you? For 11-year-old Naomi “Chirp” Orenstein, home is like a cozy nest where she can [...]

Under the Cover Review: Uncaged

May 9, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Uncaged by John Sandford & Michele Cook Reviewed by Mahnoor H. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade What would you do if you were stuck in Hollywood with only $58 and a handmade knife and with only one mission in mind…to find your brother before he does? Odin Remby, a brilliant hacker but a bit [...]

Under the Cover Review: In Real life

May 8, 2015 – 7:00 am |

In Real life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang Reviewed by Mahnoor H. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade Anda is like any other teenager and has a knack for gaming. The online world, after all, is a vast and endless void filled with opportunities and new experiences. When Anda finds out about a game [...]

Under the Cover Review: Alstair Grim’s Odditorium

May 7, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Alstair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro Reviewed by Mansi P. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade Alistair Grim’s Odditorium starts out as a flashback. The main character, Grubb, is a baby at this time and is at the doorstep of a nice house. The people took the child in and named him Grubb. Their names were [...]

Under the Cover Review: Kinda like Brothers

April 18, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Kinda like Brothers by Coe Booth Reviewed by Aisha A. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade Kinda Like Brothers is an book about a boy named Jarrett and a foster kid named Kevin. Jarrett’s mom is a foster mother, and she take cares of different kids. One day she brings in Kevin and his little [...]

Under the Cover Review: Rooftoppers

April 17, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Rooftoppers by Katherin Rundel Reviewed by Aisha Ali Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade Rooftoppers is a adventurous book about a girl named Sophie and her guardian, Charles. Charles rescues Sophie from a shipwreck and takes her home. Sophie grows up living with Charles. People think that she is an orphan,but she believes that her [...]

Under the Cover Review: The Vault Of Dreamers

April 16, 2015 – 7:00 am |

The Vault Of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien Reviewed by Leland M. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade How would you like to go to a drama school that films everything you do with your classmates and get posted on a famous, popular television show? If this sounds exciting to you, then attending The Forge [...]

Under the Cover Review: Saving Kabul Corner

April 4, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Saving Kabul Corner by N. H. Senzai Reviewed by Gabriela A. Lincoln Junior High School, 6th Grade In the beginning of the story, Ariana– a 12 year old girl– just moved from Afghanistan to California. Her cousin Laila also just came, but she knows how to cook sew and sing. Ariana is jealous of her, [...]

Under the Cover Review: Fault Line

April 3, 2015 – 7:00 am |
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Fault Line by C.Desir Reviewed by Raemari O. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade Fault Line starts out as an average love story, the boy and girl meet, hang out, get to know each other, and all that stuff. Ben and Ani’s relationship ignites fast; each chapter leaves off like a cliffhanger, that you just [...]

Under the Cover Review: Brother, Brother

April 2, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Brother, Brother by Clay Carmichael Reviewed by Anna A. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade Brother Grace is a seventeen year old orphan who is on a search to find out who he really is. He gets the chance to do this when his charming and enthusiastic grandmother, Mem, dies. He discovers he has a [...]