Honor Book Recipients

Remember a loved one or honor a special event by sponsoring a select item in the collection. A bookplate inserted in the item names both the individual being honored and the donor. If you are interested in sponsoring an item, call (630) 960-1200 or email Kira Riddle, kriddle@dglibrary.org. Our most recent honor books include:

In Memory of:

Bernard O’Reilly given by the Love in Tokyo Book Group
Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck; Police by Jim Ollhoff; Police Car on patrol by Peter Bently; Police Officers by Jared Siemens; Police Officer’s Tools by Anders Hanson; What Do Police Officers Do? by Nick Christopher; I Hear a Pickle (and Smell, See, Touch, and Taste It, Too!) by Rachel Isadora; The Hueys in What’s the Opposite? By Oliver Jeffers

Wally Kurtz given by The Staff, Downers Grove Public Library
North American Locomotives: A Railroad-by-Railroad Photohistory by Brian Solomon

Jeanne Kurtz given by The Staff, Downers Grove Public Library
Corridors of the Night by Anne Perry; Daniel Dreiser given by Mary Dreiser; One Year’s Subscription- The New Yorker

John (Jack) Daly given by The Staff of Michael A. Ryan DDS
The Day the Renaissance Was Saved by Niccolo Capponi; Through the Eyes of Vincent Van Gogh by Barrington Barber; The Prize: Who’s In Charge of America’s Schools? by Dale Russakoff

Ronald Gales given by Dale and Judith M. Moen
Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan by James Campbell; The Lightning Queen by Laura Resau; Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf by Kevin Robbins; Golfing with Dad: The Game's Greatest Players Reflect on Their Fathers and the Game They Love by David Barrett; The Anatomy of Greatness: Lessons from the Best Golf Swings in History by Brandel Chamblee; USGA Golf Rules Illustrated 2016 by Lewis Blakey; Arctic White by Danna Smith; Grandpa Loves You by Helen Foster James; In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall; The Route 66 Encyclopedia by Jim Hinckley