Welcome to the Library

  • Contact Information:

    Maria Navas | Teacher Librarian, Media Specialist
    Bibliotecaria de Medios Informáticos
    Library Phone: 1-847-745-6369
    Library Catalog - Click the Library Follet icon catalog on your ClassLinks tabClassLinks .  Click HERE to see how.

    Extra Reading and Activity Choices:

    ICDL  - International Childrens Digital Library is a multicultural library that features carefully selected, age-rated and age-appropriate books. Children's books from more than 40 countries and in 50+ languages. Very easy to use. Click the red book at the top of the home page to begin your search.


    - My Bookshelf has many read alouds by different authors, librarians, and more. Click here to open. After listening to a read aoud, write a review about the story and the reader. Or draw a picture of your favorite part. 


    - Virtual Camp, by Destiny (our library system). For all grades; There are read alouds, cool videos, how to draw guides, and more. Click on a topic that interests you, explore a new topic, your choice. Let me know what you think and share your activities at mnavas@emsd63.org 

    Week 1 Imagination

    Week 7 Pets
    Week 2  The Farm Week 8 Bugs
    Week 3  The Ocean Week 9 Games and Sports
    Week 4  Dinosaurs Week 10 Furry Critters
    Week 5 Gardens, Plants, Flowers Week 11 Things That Fly
    Week 6 Camping and Picnics Week 12 Space

    Try a screen break activity.

    screenfreeBINGO  YogaEarthDay


    2021 Illinois Readers Book Awards

    NelsonPicks ILReadersPick 

    Battle of the Books

    Niles-Maine Public Library has planed to host a virtual Book Battle. This is a reading program for 4th and 5th graders. Last year's champs featured below.

     Battle of Books Champs

    Library reading activities:
    1st graders enjoy the story of Martina The Beautiful Cockroach  Book battle practice  share

    Click the Photo Gallery for more pictures.