The Aspen Drive Library Expansion Project

Library Director David Archer makes his podcast premiere! We chat about the recently announced Aspen Drive Library construction project. Find out what the expanded Vernon Hills library will look like, the needs that will be addressed, and learn what kind of planning and preparation go into a community construction project. Visit the library’s Aspen Expansion…

Reading Resolutions

In December Erica set some reading resolutions for herself, which you can read about in her blog post. We thought we would check in with Erica and get some tips on those resolutions, get some good reading recommendations and get some tips on another common reading resolution – reading more books (she read 150 last…

Our Favorite Books of 2017

Each year Jo Hansen meticulously culls, analyses, organizes, edits, and publishes our selections for the year’s best Fiction and Nonfiction. 2017 produced the library’s largest booklets yet! Jo comes back onto the podcast to talk about how the booklets were compiled, our year in books, and highlight a few of the titles you’ll find in…

Authors Out Loud: Jac Jemc

Jac Jemc is the author of The Grip of It, a deftly told story about a couple who purchase what turns out to be a haunted house. You may think you’ve read haunted house stories before, but you’ve never read any told this well or that does the creepiness so well. The Grip of It is featured in…