Our newsletter brings you highlights of library events and services. We mail it to every home in Skokie six times a year.

Current Issue

In this issue, we spotlight award-winning Youth Services librarian Ms. Mandy, and bid a fond farewell to retiring staff member Cathy Maassen. 

Download the May-June 2023 newsletter

We're also offering numerous events that coincide with national observances in May and June. It's a great way to learn more about and honor ourselves and our neighbors. View our events and check out the related materials our staff have selected using the links below.

Past Issues

Download PDFs of previous editions. The events may be over but the articles are still a great read!



  • November-December 2022
    • Meet our Safety Team
    • Handmade Holidays
  • September-October 2022
    • Meet our Information Services team
    • Be in the Know
    July-August 2022
    • Summer Reading 2022
    • Behind the Scenes: Acquisitions, Cataloging, and Processing
    • Meet the Bookmobile
  • May-June 2022
    • How to Get Out a Reading Slump
    • Grow a Reader 
    • Why Reading is Important to You
  • March-April 2022
    • Sharing Experiences of Disability 
    • Our Featured Artist: Grishma Shah
    • How We Serve People Living with Disabilities
    • One Family's Crafting Journey with the Studio
  • January-February 2022
    • Staff Picks
    • Meet Our Events Team
    • Free News for You

Looking for older newsletters? Check out our newsletter archive.