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Registration starts Friday, August 16th at 9 a.m. in person and online.
Library Mini Golf
August 9th, 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Drop In
Put your putting skills to the test as you go for that hole in one. Enjoy our literary 18-hole miniature golf course that is both challenging and fun! A fantastic activity that all ages can enjoy together. We’ll provide the ball and putter; you bring the awesome.

The 50th Anniversary of Woodstock
August 15th, 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a celebration of one of the most momentous rock festivals ever! This stellar presentation features live music along with a slide show featuring images from the event. Music will include songs of Richie Havens, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez and many, many more. We all wish we could have been there, but maybe we can relive that pivotal weekend through the imagery and music of the festival.

Prime Time: Hike Lake County
August 16th, 10:30 a.m.
In the Library's Lincoln Room
Discover the various hiking trails and natural wonders of our surrounding Lake County Forest Preserves through information provided by Eileen Davis, Environmental Educator.

Book Buzz
Tuesday, August 13th, 7 p.m.
Six of Crows
- Leigh Bardugo
Meets at Honey Hill

Clue: Mystery Book Club
Friday, August 16th, 10 a.m.
Then She Was Gone
-Lisa Jewell

Books are available for check out at the Adult Help Desk.

The Cactus
by Sarah Haywood

Submitted by Norma H.
I love the quirky characters of this book and the simple story with a twist that kept me reading/listening from beginning to end. Fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine will enjoy this book.

In Waves
by AJ Dungo

Submitted by Emily D.
Surfing has never been a subject I cared to know anything about but this beautiful cover called out to me. Not only did I absolutely love learning about the history of surfing but the interweaving of the history with AJ’s personal story left me stunned. This book will warm your heart while simultaneously breaking it. This is definitely a book for both new and experienced graphic novel readers.
(New Adult Graphic Novels)

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
by Maxwell King

Submitted by Molly J.
The Good Neighbor is the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers and is a very comprehensive account. The account starts from his childhood through his death using interviews, oral histories, and other primary sources. The book will make you appreciate what Mr. Rogers has done for childhood development and modern television. 

Call Your Daughter Home
by Deb Spera

Submitted by Terri S.
What a great story! I absolutely fell in love with the book’s central characters and how they form the most unlikely of friendships as they traverse the injustices forged upon them. The time and place is South Carolina, circa 1924, written so vividly with such an appeal to the senses. With a compelling and suspenseful storyline, I’d say this book is as least as good as Stockett’s The Help , and Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings . I’d also go so far as to say its appeal is on par with Where the Crawdad Sings . If you liked those books, I’d wager you’re going to enjoy this one. I particularly enjoyed the audiobook, with three actors portraying the parts of Retta, Gertie and Annie. A winner!
(New Adult Fiction)