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Are you Flickr Famous? PDF Print

 

We had some great programs this past summer at the library! Take a look...you might be Flickr famous! Photosets include the programs "Fireman Fun", "Family Craft Night", "Painting Landscapes with Watercolors", "Animals in the Garden", Dave Rudolf's Dig it Show" , "Ocean Adventure" and many more.  And we'd love to hear your comments!

 
Never forget your library card PDF Print

Carry your library card on your phone instead of in your wallet when you install CardStar.

Available for iPhone and Android devices, CardStar allows you to store your library card barcode (and other loyalty and membership cards, too) right on your phone. Download the free app from App Store or Google Play right on your phone.

"Read more" for step-by-step instructions for installation and setup:

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Popular authors, now in e-book format PDF Print

New this month: Hachette Book Group has joined with MyMediaMall by OverDrive to bring you some of their hottest authors to your e-reader. We've made quick work of adding many of your most beloved authors to our e-book catalog. Log in to MyMediaMall by OverDrive with your Vernon Area Library card to access newly added works by...

  • Kate Atkinson
  • David Baldacci
  • Sandra Brown
  • Lincoln Child
  • Nelson DeMille
  • Brad Meltzer
  • James Patterson
  • Douglas Preston
  • David Sedaris
  • Nicholas Sparks

...and others. And for all you Dan Brown fans... Inferno, the latest Dan Brown thriller, is now available as an e-book Advantage title!

Vernon Area Library cardholders enjoy shorter wait times for popular e-books thanks to extra "Advantage" copies reserved just for you. To view or download our Advantage titles, you'll need to first log in to MyMediaMall by OverDrive with your Vernon Area Library card number and PIN (the last 4 digits of your phone number). Even if the waiting list appears long, as a Vernon Area Library cardholder, you will jump to the front of the line (or close to it), thanks to extra copies we have purchased exclusively for our patrons.

 
New Advantage e-books for May 2013 PDF Print

The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Fatally FrostedLean In Sheryl SandbergThe Iron King

Vernon Area Library cardholders enjoy shorter wait times for popular e-books thanks to extra "Advantage" copies reserved just for you. To view or download our Advantage titles, you'll need to first log in to MyMediaMall by OverDrive with your Vernon Area Library card number and PIN (the last 4 digits of your phone number). Even if the waiting list appears long, as a Vernon Area Library cardholder, you will jump to the front of the line (or close to it), thanks to extra copies we have purchased exclusively for our patrons. 

The newest Advantage titles added to our catalog include:

Fantasy

Fiction

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2013 Illinois Youth Book awards PDF Print

The 2013 Rebecca Caudill, Bluestem and Monarch winners are:

 

Rebecca Caudill award - Smile by Raina Telgemeier
 


Bluestem award - Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

  

 

Monarch award -
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes
  

 



Ready to read the 2014 nominee books? They are now on display in the library.

 
New e-Books for April 2013 PDF Print

The AccursedLife After LifeThe Happiness ProjectSalt Sugar Fatalt

When it comes to downloading e-books, our patrons have the Advantage. In addition to dozens of titles added each month that are shared with other libraries, look for titles marked with the Advantage symbol for items exclusively for our patrons with shortened hold times. New Advantage titles added this month include: 

Biography

Fiction

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Vernon Area Public Library District
300 Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Telephone 847-634-3650
Fax 847-634-8449

 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 9:00AM-9:00PM
Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM
View the complete list of holiday and special closings for 2014.

 

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