Staff Profile

Holly Jin

Community Engagement Supervisor

Community Engagement

Holly collaborates with local preschools and child care centers to help Skokie children develop the early literacy skills they need for future school success. She also coordinates programs and services for children and teens with disabilities. Born and raised in Skokie, Holly remembers attending pajama storytime as a kid and considers the library her second home.


Blog Posts

April Is Autism Acceptance Month

The library supports the autism community through books, events, and accessible library spaces.

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Serving Our Early Childhood Community

Learn how our Community Engagement staff support early literacy outside the library.

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Lifting up Early Childhood: Screening the Film 'No Small Matter'

Come see a film that calls attention to the importance of a child’s first five years. After the screening, we'll talk about what we can do in our own community.

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Skokie Spirit Shines Through (Ages 3-8)

The Skokie Spirit Shines Through campaign is meant to highlight the strength of our community, especially during challenging times such as the COVID-19 pandemic. These picture books feature themes of being a good neighbor, self-care, gratitude, and kindness.

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Supporting Kids on the Spectrum

A selection of books for parents and caregivers of children on the autism spectrum.

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Autism Acceptance

Selected in honor of Autism Acceptance Month, these books were written by autistic adults, autistic parents of children on the autism spectrum, and neurotypical parents of autistic children who are also advocates for the neurodiversity movement. Andrew selected the adult titles, Grace the teen titles, and Holly the children's titles.

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