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Our libraries equip students and staff to explore new ideas and enhance their learning. Curiosity is fostered. Students better understand and contribute to our world. This is our Hawthorn Library. 

Each of our elementary school libraries hosts the following information on their websites:

  • Follett Destiny - This is the library catalog system for students to search for and check out books from their school library.

  • Monarch and Bluestem Award Books - The Monarch Awards (K-3) and Bluestem Awards (3-5) are for students in Illinois to nominate outstanding books.

  • Online Resources - Each library provides additional links to other helpful online resources.

Aspen - 
Library Media Specialist:
Allison Riley

Elementary North -
Library Media Specialist: Karen Karolczak

Elementary South - 
Library Media Specialist:
Ann Gass

Townline/Dual Language - 
Library Media Specialist:
Cathy Gross

Hawthorn School for Young Learners - 
Library Media Specialists:
Ann Gass, Karen Karolczak, Allison Riley

Middle School North -
Library Media Specialist: Sarah Lill
Library Media Facilitators: Val Cohen

Middle School South 
Library Media
Facilitators: Sangita Parande

Other Helpful Links

Cook Memorial Public Library

Hour of Code

Digital Passport by Common Sense Media.