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:

Joanne Kmen given by Faithful Circle Quilt Guild
Black & White Quilts by Design by Kay M. Capps Cross
Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black-and-White Quilts by Jackie Kunkel

Mary Ellen Moravec Newsom given by Downers Grove Music Club
Messiah: Understanding and Performing Handel’s Masterpiece by Helmuth Riling

Helen Lee Fleischer given by Charles and June Wright
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Margot Ashworth given by The Garden Club of Downers Grove
Illinois, Indiana & Ohio Month-by-Month Gardening by Beth Botts

Colleen Murphy given by Jane Munsie
Ireland: A Luminous Beauty by Peter Harbison

Jim Mulvenna given by Morningside Square Book Club
Proof of Life by J.A. Jance
Paradise Valley by C.J. Box
Frozen Hours by Jeff Shaara

John B. O’Brien given by the Staff of Downers Grove Public Library
Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos by Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw

In Honor of: 

Sebastien Robinson given by Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club
Mommy Loves You by Helen Foster James

Giovanni Lenzo given by Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club
And I Have You by Maggie Smith

Katherine Kirby given by Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club
All Ears, All Eyes by Richard Jackson

Braxton Hoge given by Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club
I Promise by David McPhail

Cole Nammari given by Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club
If I Were a Kangaroo by Mylisa Larsen

Colette Schaefer given by Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club
We Are Family by Patricia Hegarty