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:

Mary Jones given by The Kirsch Family
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George, Clean Green Eats by Candice Kumai

Christina Totura given by Peggy Wallace
Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult, Mercy by Jodi Picoult

John Wallace “Wally” Given given by 3rd Tuesday Bridge Women
Hot Pursuit by Stuart Woods, The Melody Lingers On by Mary Higgins Clark, Memory Man by David Baldacci, Death Wears a Beauty Mask by Mary Higgins Clark, Truth or Die by James Patterson & Howard Roughan, Piranha by Clive Cussler

Thomas Brown given by The Lane Place Book Club
The Assassin by Clive Cussler, Swansong 1945 by Watler Kempowski, The Guardians by Susan Pedersen

John Walker Calder given by Barbara Wiggins
Drama High by Michael Sokolove

Charlotte Ann Pardieck Lucas given by Barbara Wiggins
The Healing Light of Angels by Raven Keyes

Nadine Walsh given by Friends and Co-Workers from Downers Grove Public Library
The Gratitude Diaries by Janice Kaplan, Thresholds by Sherre Hirsch, Lonely Planet Discover Las Vegas

Rudy Niemiec given by Kim Johnson
All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot, All Dogs Go to Kevin by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang

Timothy R. Landry given by Shannon Landry
Bicycling Magazine- 3 years, Fine Home Building Magazine- 3 years, Sky & Telescope Magazine- 3 years

Timothy Landry given by Helen McNaney
The Urban Cycling Survival Guide by Yvonne Bambrick, Lanterne Rouge: The Last Mand in the Tour de France by Max Leonard

Mary Jane Stevens- “Grandma Gummy” given by Tuesday Bridge Friends
Sleepy, Snoozy, Cozy, Coozy by Judy Young Valiant, Written and Drawn by Henrietta by Ricardo Liniers, Nancy Clancy: Soccer Mania by Jane O’Connor, West Meadow Detectives: The Case of the Snack Snatcher by Liam O’Donnell, Last-But-Not-Least Lola and the Cupcake Queens by Christine Pakkala, Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Missing Treasure by Liz Kessler, The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems, Anna, Banana, and the Monkey in the Middle by Anica Mrose Rissi, Sydney and Simon Go Green by Paula Reynolds, Nanny X Returns by Nadelyn Rosenberg, The Sky’s the Limit by Valerie Tripp, The Adventures of Miss Petitfour by Anne Michaels, Wilds Eats and Adorable Treats: 40 animal-inspired meals and snacks for kids by Jill Mills

Tim Landry given by The Ford Family
Bike for Life: how to ride to 100 and beyond by Roy Wallack, Fast After 50: how to race strong for the rest of your life by Joe Friel, Cyclopedia: it's all about the bike by William Fotherington

Hazel Jones given by Nona Jones
Valiant by Sarah McGuire, I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda, Love, Lucas by Chantele Sedgwick, Seriously Wicked by Tina Connolly