Archive for June, 2013

Link to article on Unforgivable Changes Made from Book to Film

The Huffington Post‘s irresistible article on “11 Unforgivable Changes Made to Book Adaptations” (Please note: this article contains spoilers.)    As the group has always loved talking about what happens when books are made into films, let’s see if you agree, disagree or have additions to make to the list given at this link. Add your comments to this post!


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We were sorry to learn that James Gandolfini died Wednesday while on vacation in Italy. Lisle Library patrons have long been fans of the series that made him famous,The Sopranos. If you are interested in learning more about him, we’ve included links to what both the New York Times and CNN Entertainment have to say about Gandolfini and his career, as well as a link to IMdB’s entry on his career and films.

New York Times Link About James Gandolfini

CNN Entertainment link about James Gandolfini

Internet Movie Database link to James Gandolfini

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SummerRead2013_adultsgrowwithusAnd summer time is a great time to hit our To Be Read stacks – and be rewarded with the library’s charming Summer Read prize – here are the details:

Adult Summer Read officially begins June 1st with our Kick-off Party – Everyone is welcome!  Sign up online via the library website (and you can sign up at 7:00 am on June 1st), or come in to register for the Adult program. Logging three books/audiobooks entitles you to a beautiful, monogrammed flowerpot mug, AND each book/audiobook you log also counts as a virtual ticket to win one of our grand prizes at the end of the program.  We’ll also have a special drawing halfway through Summer Read for two lucky winners to win a “One Day Family Admission” to the Naper Settlement.
Prize baskets include: local gift certificates, books, audiobooks, DVDs, and more!

Everyone is welcome to attend the Adult/Teen Summer Read Wrap-up Party on Monday, July 29th. Complete details will be in the July/August newsletter, but be assured, we’ll have plenty of food and fun, a special door prize, and will announce all Summer Read winners!!!

Click on our Grow With Us – Summer Read logo to link to Registration, or go to the library’s website – the main registration link is right under the Summer Read logo.

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