Philo Public Library District
P.O. Box 199
115 E. Washington
Philo, Illinois 61864-0199

Phone: (217) 684-2896
Fax: (217) 684-2719

Monday-Friday: 9am-12N, 3pm-7pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: 2pm-5pm

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Rebecca Caudill Young Reader’s Book Award

2021 Master List
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award

Author                                                                              Title
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem with Obstfeld, Raymond     Becoming Kareem
Arden, Katherine                                                            Small Spaces
Auxier, Jonathan                                                            Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster
Bigelow, Lisa Jenn                                                          Drum Roll, Please
Brimner, Larry Dane                                                      Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961
Cervantes, Angela                                                           Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring
Craft, Jerry                                                                       New Kid
Diaz, Alexandra                                                               The Only Road
Johnson, Varian                                                              The Parker Inheritance
Leatherdale, Mary Beth                                                  Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees
Marsh, Katherine                                                             Nowhere Boy
McAnulty, Stacy                                                               The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
Nielsen, Jennifer A.                                                          Resistance
Oh, Ellen                                                                             Spirit Hunters
Ramee, Lisa Moore                                                           A Good Kind of Trouble
Reynolds, Jason                                                                 Long Way Down
Saeed, Aisha                                                                       Amal Unbound
Schmitt, Adam P.                                                              Speechless
White, J.A.                                                                          Nightbooks
Yang, Kelly                                                                          Front Desk


Children’s Programs
We offer a variety of programs for preschool and school-age children. Please see calendar for dates and times.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library meet once a month, generally their meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday at 3:00 PM, in the library's meeting room. Membership dues are currently $5 per year. The Friends mission is to assist the library, and to have a good time while doing it. Please call ahead for current information.
Book Club
We have a unique book club where you pick your own book to read with others. We meet on the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Please call ahead, since we will not be meeting on holidays or in inclement weather.