We are pleased to announce that we’ve added a new eResource called Creativebug! Creativebug provides over 1,000 online, video-based art and craft classes led by expert instructors. Classes cover a variety of areas, including painting, drawing, ceramics, sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, paper crafts, and more! Free crochet and knitting patterns are available for download as well. Creativebug is free to use and can be used in the library and remotely from home.
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This summer, D300 students entering grades 6-12 can read books from one or more award lists or read an article a week. We have the books featured on these award lists on display at the Dundee Library and Randall Oaks.
And you can check out the award lists below to find a title or two (or more!) to read for #D300Reads this summer.
The Best of the Best book lists:
The Dundee Library Youth Department will have a special guest author this summer! Carlos Hernandez is a Science Fiction/ Fantasy writer for both children and adults. His latest book is a popular and widely acclaimed children’s chapter book, Sal and Gabi Break the Universe!
Looking for something to do during Spring Break? We have some fun activities planned for grades 6-12 to make sure you aren't bored during your vacation, starting with Mosaic Art this Saturday! Click on the program title to register online, or call us at 847-428-3661.
Saturday, March 23, 1 to 4 p.m. @ Dundee Library
All you need are some old magazine or book pages and glue to create a piece of mosaic artwork.
Are you a Monopoly expert? Love guessing games? Or do you want to show off your drawing or linguistic skills? We’ve got games for all of these and more! From classic games like Yahtzee and Uno to contemporary games like Exploding Kittens and Sushi Go!, we’ve got something for everyone.
Here are some new teen books that deal with love, relationships, romance, and all of the good/bad/ugly/hilarity/uncertainty that goes along with having crushes and falling hard for someone:
Winter Reading Challenge
Winter brings ice, snow, freezing weather, and…the Winter Reading Challenge!
Fox River Valley Public Library District is excited to launch our first annual, all-ages Winter Reading Challenge! The program runs from Dec 9-February 16.
How does it work?
This month, get creative making zombies, wands, and unique pixel art creations. Write, game, and sew. Check out the programs going on at the library during October for grades 6 to 12:
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is book one in Jenny Han’s award winning Young Adult series about Lara Jean, a high school girl who discovers along the way who she really is and who she truly loves, all while documenting her feelings for certain boys through letters.