Welcome to the Marie Murphy ITC!
It’s been a great, but busy first day back and we are so happy to have the halls bustling with students once again. Many of you have asked, and I wanted to let you know, that the ITC will be open for book check out and Reading Counts next week. This week I will be working on getting the books ready and helping to distribute laptops. I cannot wait to hear about what you’ve read this summer!
Stop by and say hi!!! Welcome back. 🙂
A big congratulations to the 2016 Rebecca Caudill winner…
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans!!!
Consider going on a BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK! We have what you’re looking for- romance, adventure, suspense, and comedy! Come and see me in the ITC and let me “set you up”! Happy Valentine’s Day. 🙂
Come one, come all to the 2015 MM Book Fair!!!
Friday, December 11 (7:30-4)
Saturday, December 12th (9:30-3:30)
Monday-Friday (12/14-12/18) 7:30-4
Lots of holiday gifts! See you there
CALLING ALL BOOK CLUBBERS!
November book club selections are here and ready for check out. Stop by the circulation desk to pick up your copy today! Book club will meet after Thanksgiving break.
6th grade: Far North by Will Hobbs
7th grade: 33 Minutes by Todd Hasak-Lowy
8th grade: Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
Are you busy on Sunday, October 18th? Author RAINBOW ROWELL is at Skokie School, 520 Glendale in Winnetka, IL on Sunday, Oct. 18th at 6:30 PM. The author of “Eleanor & Park” and “Fangirl” will be discussing and signing copies of her new novel, CARRY ON. For ticket info, call The Book Stall, 847-446-8880.
Need a spoooooky read? Come on down to the ITC and check out one of our featured scary books this month! Want to learn more about Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula? Or perhaps you want to learn more about mummification? Read a ghost story? Thriller? Murder mystery? We have ALL of this plus MORE!!!
Cool author opportunity!!
Wednesday, September 9
5 pm at The Book Stall
We’re delighted to welcome a visit late this afternoon from Raina Telgemeier
, author and illustrator of the graphic novels Smile
, and Sisters
, each a #1 New YorkTimes
bestseller. She has also adapted and illustrated four
graphic novel versions of Ann Martin’s Baby-sitters Club
We’ll have refreshments and plenty of her books on hand. It’s not too late to join us!
Don’t forget to complete your summer reading! School is just around the corner 🙂
Be sure to check the grade-level pages for specific title information. I can’t wait to hear all about the great books you’ve read this summer!!
I just completed the Selection series…let’s discuss!
The Marie Murphy SUMMER Book Fair will be held in the MM ITC all next week. We have required reads available for purchase for all incoming 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students. We will also have some fun summer reads too! The fair will be open throughout the school day and the evening of Wednesday, May 20th. See you then! 🙂