Staff Profile

Amy Koester

Director of Public Services

Public Services

Amy supports the Learning Experiences, Patron Engagement, Teen, and Youth Services departments, which includes overseeing advisory and information services, public events and exhibits, and hands-on learning for community members of all ages. Amy is a past president of the Association for Library Service to Children and is always eager to talk about gardening, One Direction, and making jam.

Blog Posts

COVID-19 Resources from the Library

Watch recordings and download resources from two recent library events to help you understand COVID-19 and how it impacts your family.

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Celebrating and Reflecting on Juneteenth

Join us in celebrating and reflecting on Juneteenth.

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Observing Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021

Our staff has planned events and curated book and movie lists to center and uplift the diversity of Skokie’s AAPI population. We invite you to enjoy and explore.

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Great Reads for a Classroom Visit

When you're invited to read a book to a classroom of early elementary school children the pressure is on to choose a great read-aloud story. Any of the titles on this list are sure to be a success during your next classroom visit.

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