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For Sale: Bookmobile

2004 Bluebird Bookmobile (manufactured by OBS – Canton, OH). Asking price $80,000 (sells new for $250-$275K) Dimensions 33 feet by 8 feet. Seatbelts for 3 traveling passengers. 17,200 miles; equipped with heating and air conditioning. All inspections are current in 2014. Interested buyers may...

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Summer Reading Weekly Drawing Winners - Week 6

This week's random weekly drawing has taken place (for July 12-July 18) and the following winners have been notified.   If you haven't won a prize yet, you are still eligible each week just for signing up! Preschool - 2nd Mallory C. Julia J. Shreya N. Paige O. Matthew P. 3rd - 6th Pablo...

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Youth Nonfiction Review: The Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin

Did you know that the U.S. Navy practiced segregation during WWII? Due to long-standing policies, African Americans enlistees were barred from combat and leadership roles and allowed to serve only as mess attendants and cargo loaders. At the Port Chicago naval base in the San Francisco Bay, legions...

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Northwest Cultural Council Supports Poetry Winners

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Palatine Public Library District sponsored its fifth annual poetry contest this past April. Recently, the Northwest Cultural Council printed this year's winner’s in their Summer 2014 issue of “Spotlights”. Each poem is featured with an image that helps to...

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Fruit and Vegetable Centerpieces

Chef Rose Deneen visited us last week and showed us how to create beautiful edible centerpieces. Send Rose pictures of your own creations or feel free to ask any questions: food-is-fun [at] sbcglobal [dot] net Fruit Centerpiece Supplies needed: 1 Large container, bowl or basket Kale, Mustard...

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Summer Reading Weekly Drawing Winners - Week 5

This week's random weekly drawing has taken place (for July 5-July 11) and the following winners have been notified.   If you haven't won a prize yet, you are still eligible each week just for signing up! Preschool - 2nd Angelina G. Andres J. Addie M. Grace M. Lukas R. 3rd - 6th Zhiwei...

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