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Need help finding a book that fits YOU? Fill out this FORM and we’ll select a couple of books for you based on your interests. We’ll check them out to you and then you can come pick them up!

Read N Quiz

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Here’s where to place holds on books through Destiny Discover

Login to Destiny(it’s in the upper right corner): school email (first name_last [email protected])
Password: ID number

Search for your book, and when you find your book
Click “Hold”

You are allowed to put two books on hold.

When you place a book on hold, you will receive an email once the book is available for pickup. Books will be available after 8:00 am until 2:30 pm.

If you have any overdue books, please return them when you come to pick up your book(s).

To pick up your book(s), come to the front entrance of Friendship Junior High (Door 1), by the bench.

Call this number: 847-952-5448 when you arrive and someone will come out and deliver your book(s) to you.

Books will be checked out for two weeks.

Linked below are video book talks that we have created to help you get a sense of some great books that we have in the LRC. Remember that you can place a hold on any of these and then come get them from school.

  • Ways to Live Forever
  • Red Kayak
  • The Mailbox
  • Inkheart
  • Ranger’s Apprentice
  • Hush Hush
  • Life As We Knew It
  • Because of Winn-Dixie
  • Gregor the Overlander
  • Because of Mr. Terupt
  • Crenshaw
  • Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to NOT Reading
  • Ban This Book
  • Our new Reading Quiz Program is Read N Quiz

    Free audiobooks at stories.audible.com

  • Des Plaines Public Library eBooks
  • Mount Prospect Public Library eBooks
  • Need help finding a book that fits YOU? Fill out this FORM and we’ll select a couple of books for you based on your interests. We’ll check them out to you and then you can come pick them up!

    Read N Quiz

    Gale Database

    Here’s where to place holds on books through Destiny Discover

    Login to Destiny(it’s in the upper right corner): school email (first name_last [email protected])
    Password: ID number

    Search for your book, and when you find your book
    Click “Hold”

    You are allowed to put two books on hold.

    When you place a book on hold, you will receive an email once the book is available for pickup. Books will be available after 8:00 am until 2:30 pm.

    If you have any overdue books, please return them when you come to pick up your book(s).

    To pick up your book(s), come to the front entrance of Friendship Junior High (Door 1), by the bench.

    Call this number: 847-952-5448 when you arrive and someone will come out and deliver your book(s) to you.

    Books will be checked out for two weeks.

    Linked below are video book talks that we have created to help you get a sense of some great books that we have in the LRC. Remember that you can place a hold on any of these and then come get them from school.

  • Ways to Live Forever
  • Red Kayak
  • The Mailbox
  • Inkheart
  • Ranger’s Apprentice
  • Hush Hush
  • Life As We Knew It
  • Because of Winn-Dixie
  • Gregor the Overlander
  • Because of Mr. Terupt
  • Crenshaw
  • Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to NOT Reading
  • Ban This Book
  • Our new Reading Quiz Program is Read N Quiz

    Free audiobooks at stories.audible.com

  • Des Plaines Public Library eBooks
  • Mount Prospect Public Library eBooks
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