Staff Profile

Lynnanne Pearson

Patron Engagement Manager

Patron Engagement

Lynnanne manages the Patron Engagement department, overseeing the advisory and information services the library offers. Lynnanne was named one of Library Journal’s Reviewers of the Year in 2020. She has also presented at several library conferences on readers advisory, genres, and eBooks, among other topics. When she is not at the library, she loves reading, baking, a good road trip, and crocheting.

Blog Posts

Beginner’s Guide to Horror Fiction

Get ready for spooky season with this introduction to horror fiction.

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School Supplies for Fines 2019

July 29 through August 11, Skokie Public Library will be accepting school supplies to offset overdue fines.

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Red Bags are Back!

The Red Bag program is back! Look around the library and bookmobile for red bags filled with similarly-themed titles, check the items out, return them when you're finished, and keep the bag!

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Laugh Until You Die

Horror and comedy mix well in these cheeky horror films. You'll be laughing one minute and scared the next.

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Crochet Cute

I've been crocheting since I was in college. I don't make blankets or hats, but I do make amigurumi (cute little toys). No complicated stitches are required. In fact, most are made using the beginning single crochet stitch. Here are some of my favorite pattern books to get you started making your own adorable creations.

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Senior Sleuths and Senior Crooks

Solving mysteries (and committing crimes) is not just for the young. These senior sleuths (and crooks) use the wisdom of their years to crack cases and take down bad guys (or to be the bad guy).

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Murder! ... in Space!

Space is a dangerous place, made all the more dangerous by fellow humans. Read and watch these murder and detective stories that show that murder is not limited to planet earth.

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