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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: Listening For Lucca

January 16, 2015 – 7:00 am |
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Listening For Lucca by Suzanne Lafleur Reviewed by Gabriela A. Lincoln Junior High School, 6th Grade A girl named Siena moves to Maine at the beginning of the book, but it isn’t a bad thing, because she didn’t have many friends in Brooklyn anyway. She has always had strange, vivid dreams, but when she moves [...]

Under the Cover Review: One+One=Blue

January 8, 2015 – 7:00 am |
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One+One=Blue by M.J Auch Reviewed by Fatima U. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade What if you saw numbers instead of colors, colors instead of numbers? Basil, the main character, lives with his grandmother, and he doesn’t know anything about his father or his mother who abandoned him when he was only a baby to [...]

Under the Cover Review: Sick

December 20, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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Sick by Tom Leveen Reviewed by Fatima U. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade An unknown virus that turns people into zombies has been unleashed. It’s not any average day that a high school kid will see his best friends turn into blood sucking monsters. But unfortunately, Brian isn’t ordinary. He and his friends have [...]

Under the Cover Review: Dancer,Daughter,Traitor,Spy

December 20, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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Dancer,Daughter,Traitor,Spy by Elizabeth Kiem Reviewed by Imani L. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade Dancer, Daughter, Traitor, Spy is a novel written by Elizabeth Kiem. A 17 year old ballerina by the name Marina is the character who is portrayed in this sad novel. Her mother, Sveta, had a “gift’’ or “visions” that put her [...]

Under the Cover Review: Perfect Ruin

December 18, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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Perfect Ruin by Lauren DeStefano Reviewed by Raemari O. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade In the book Perfect Ruin, Morgan Stockhour knows that being a few steps away from the edge of Internment, the floating city & her home, can lead to such things that are shocking and cannot be explained. She learns this [...]

Under the Cover Review: The Lure

December 17, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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The Lure by Lynne Ewing Reviewed by Nora A. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade To begin, The Lure was a highly interesting book. The story is about a fifteen year old girl named Blaise Montgomery, living in the outskirts of of Washington D.C., where drugs and violence are considered a part of everyday life [...]

Under the Cover Review: The Boy on the Bridge

December 6, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford Reviewed by Erica E. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade The Boy on the Bridge is about an American girl that spends a semester at Leningrad, Russia. While she’s on a bridge, she meets Alyosha, a Russian boy. Instantly, they fall in love with each other, but [...]

Under the Cover Review: My Basmati Bat Mitzvah

December 5, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman Reviewed by Qizra S. Lincoln Junior High School, 8th Grade Is Tara Indian or Jewish? Tara came from a multicultural family and is proud of it. But she gets teased by classmates as they conclude that she is Indian and shouldn’t be going to Hebrew sunday school. [...]

Under the Cover Review: The Last Present

December 4, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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The Last Present by Wendy Mass Reviewed by Fatima U. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade No one ever gets sick in the town of Willow Falls, an enchanted place that seems ordinary to everyone, but it’s not. Amanda and her best friend, Leo, find out why this town is so different. Since they found [...]

Under the Cover Review: On the Road to Mr. Mineo’s

December 3, 2014 – 7:00 am |
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On the Road to Mr. Mineo’s by Barbara O’Conner Reviewed by Mansi P. Lincoln Junior High School, 7th Grade On the Road to Mr. Mineo’s by Barbara O’Connor gets you involved. There are many chapters in the book that are each told from the point of view of a different character. Mr. Mineo is a [...]