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     As we are coming to our last days of library time, it is very important for all student to return their books.

    Last Day to Return Library Books is Friday, May 17



    Antioch Public Library District 

    Summer Reading Program 2019

    June 1 - July 31

    Get a chance to explore your local universe on June 8

    during our summer reading launch with a community-wide event in downtown Antioch.


     Have a great summer


    The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Readers' Choice Award 

    We voted on the Monarch Books!

    1st Place:   Creepy Pair of Underwear, Aaron Reynolds


    2nd Place:  Bob, Not Bob, Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick

     Third Place:  The Night Gardener, The Fan Brothers.

    State-wide Creepy Pair of Underwear won.



    What we are reading this week:

    Alfie by Thyra Heder


    Books we have read!

    The Good Egg by Jory John

    We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins

     Runny Babbit a Billy Sook by Shel Silverstein

    and then it's spring by Julie Fogliano

    When Green Becomes Tomatoes Poems for All Seasons by Julie Fogliano 




    A Different Pond by Bao Phi


    Night Gardener The Night Gardener by the Fan Brothers


    Bob, Not Bob! by Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick

    Stay A Girl, a dog, a Bucket List by Kate Klise

    CLAYMATES by Dev Petty 

    If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson 

    That's NOT a HIPPOPOTAMUS! By Juliette Maclver

     Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry

     The Water Princess by Susan Verde

      Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds

    Jabari Jumps by Caia Cornwell

    After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat




    All classes visit the Library Media Center once a week. Each student can check out one book per visit and have a maximum of two books check out at at time.

    It is important to return your library book on time.

     Featured December Books

    How do Dinosaurs say Happy Chanukah by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

    Christmas Cookies Bite-Size Holiday Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

    The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

     Featured November Books

    There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! by Lucille Colandro Illustrated by Jared Lee

    flag   H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian

    Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson

    Twas the Night Before Thanksgivings by Dave Pilkey

    Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

    Featured October Books

    Click Clack Boo! A tricky treat by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin

    The 13 Nights of Halloween by Guy Vasilovich


    We do not fine for late books. However, if a book is damaged or lost an invoice will be sent home to replace the book.

    Please consider using a plastic bag to transport books to and from school.


     Mrs. Marilee Brauer

    Library Media Assistant

    Hillcrest Elementary School





    If you would like to be a library volunteer, Please inquire at 847-838-8008






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