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Fox Picks

Discover new adventures, hobbies, people, ideas, stories, concepts, and more custom picked just for you!

Fill out an easy online form (below) to tell us about your interests, and a professional librarian will choose materials just for you! Your Fox Picks will be already checked out to you and packaged up in a special bag with your name on it.

Here’s how it works:

  • First you’ll fill out our Fox Picks Form (below). You will need your library card number. You will let us know if you want books for an adult, teen or child, and if you’d like to pick up your Fox Picks at the Dundee Library or Randall Oaks Library (you can even select Home Delivery and we’ll drop them off at your front door!). You can tell us your preferred reading formats like book, large print, audiobook, or playaway (you can choose more than one).
  • Next comes the fun part… you will click through a series of buttons that let us know what you like and don’t like in all kinds of genres, both fiction and non-fiction. We’ve also provided boxes for you to give us even more specific preferences.
  • Our friendly and knowledgeable librarians will choose a selection of titles based on your preferences.  They will be checked out to your account for three weeks. Once you’ve filled out the form, you will receive an email confirming that we received your preferences, and another when your Fox Picks are ready.

 

 

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Please select child reading level
How do you feel about these types of NON-FICTION books?Love itLike itCould take it or leave itNot a big fanHate it
Animals
Biographies
Cooking
Crafts
Current Events
Dinosaurs
Entertainment (Movies, TV, Music)
Gaming
Government / Politics (if a specific type, please list in “additional genre information” section)
History/Illinois
History/United States
History/U.S. Frontier
History/World (if specific regions/time periods, please list in “additional genre information” section)
LGBTQ+
Memoirs
Mythology
Nature
Plays & Drama
Poetry
Religion
Sciences
Self-help
Sports
Travel
True Crime
War
Love itLike itCould take it or leave itNot a big fanHate it
Animals
Biographies
Cooking
Crafts
Dinosaurs
Gaming
History/Illinois
History/United States
History/World (if specific regions/time periods, please list in “additional genre information” section)
LGBTQ+
Mythology
Pets
Poetry
Preschool Concepts
Religion
Science
Sports
Storms/Natural/Disaster
Things That Go (transportation)
War
How do you feel about these types of FICTION books?Love itLike itCould take it or leave itNot a big fanHate it
Action
Adventure
Alternate History
Christian Fiction
Classics
Coming of Age
Crime
Dystopian
Espionage
Fairy Tales
Family Sagas
Fantasy
Gentle & Nostalgic Fiction
Gothic
Graphic Novels (please specify type in “additional genre information” section: superhero, literary, sci-fi, manga, etc.)
Historical Fiction
Holidays
Horror
Humor
LGBTQ+
Magical Realism
Mystery
Noir
Own voices
Paranormal/Supernatural
Psychological Thrillers
Realistic Fiction
Retellings of Classics (fairy tales, Shakespeare, etc.)
Romance
Science Fiction
Short Stories
Sports
Steampunk
Suspense
War
Westerns
Love itLike itCould take it or leave itNot a big fanHate it
Action
Adventure
Alternate History
Animals
Christian Fiction
Classics
Coming of Age
Dinosaurs
Disney
Dystopian
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Graphic Novels (please specify type in “additional genre information” section: superhero, literary, sci-fi, manga, etc.)
Historical Fiction
Holidays
Humor
LGBTQ+
Magic
Mystery
Own voices
Paranormal/Supernatural
Preschool Concepts
Realistic Fiction
Retellings of Classics (fairy tales, Shakespeare, etc.)
Romance
Scary Stories
Science Fiction
Short Stories
Spies
Sports
Steampunk
Survival
Suspense
Things That Go (transportation)
War
Westerns
I understand the library will adhere to my preferences as stated to the best of its ability, but that they do not guarantee the absence of mature content in all the materials provided. I understand that I am solely responsible for determining the appropriateness of the reading material provided will not hold the library responsible if I judge the materials inappropriate for myself.