Staff Profile

Kathy Sexton

Readers Services Supervisor

Patron Engagement

Ever since she was little, Kathy has loved books and reading. Fortunately, she finagled that into a career at an amazing library where she helps people find their next great read. She is also the library liaison to the robust local writers community in Skokie.


Blog Posts

Local Author Showcase: John Wendell Adams

We talked with​ John Wendell Adams, local author of suspense fiction. He'll celebrate the release of his new book with a reception at the library on March 29th at 6:30 PM.

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Winter Reading Is Here

Relax, rev up, and read your way through the winter doldrums while earning prizes along the way.

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Resolve to Read More

It's a new year, so it's the perfect chance to read new books and meet new people in one of our book discussions.

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When Dinosaurs Attack

After you have read all the Michael Crichton books and seen all the Jurassic Park movies, check out these books, movies and TV shows featuring dinosaurs and, most likely, flesh eating.

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What to Read While You Wait for "Girl on the Train"

Still waiting for your hold on *Girl on the Train* to come in? Don't fret! Here are other suspenseful page-turners to keep you happily reading while you wait.

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I'm With the Band

Rock out with these books starring fictional musicians.

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Speedy Reads

Having trouble powering through to the end of [Summer Reading]( Try some of these titles to get over the slump. They will keep you reading--possibly all night!

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Be a Scientist

Science can be fun, complex, confusing, mysterious, fascinating, or all of the above. Before conducting any scientific experiments of your own, read or watch the titles on this list.

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Great Books for Your Book Club

Did you know the library has [book discussion kits]( available for checkout? These kits contain 12 copies of a book, and a list of discussion questions. Here is just a small sampling of the great array of hundreds of titles we have available.

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Black History Month 2019--Books for Adults and Teens

In honor of Black History Month, here are some recent titles celebrating Black lives that are perfect for adult and teen readers.

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