Fairview Library

Physical Books

This fall, Fairview students will be able to check out library books!!

Reserving Books:

  • Reserve books using Destiny Discover (see below for video tutorial)

  • Remote Learners: Books will be available for pick-up every Friday during lunch/recess at 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. The books will be on a table /cart outside on the front plaza. Inside the front entrance on days with poor weather. Please submit hold request by 9:00 a.m. on pick-up day so we can process the books.

  • Please email Mrs. Bastian or Mrs. Park if you miss your pick-up date and we can arrange another more convenient pick-up time. Books not picked up after one week will be returned to the library.

  • Students in the building: Books will be brought to the student's homeroom class. Some grades can pick-up their books from our "Take-Out" book cart during their lunchtime in the LC.

Tuesday: Kindergarten and 1st grade

Wednesday: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade

Thursday: 5th - 8th grades

  • Mrs. Bastian and Mrs. Park will wear a face mask and sanitize their hands or wear gloves before handling library books.

Returning Books:

  • Remote Learners: Books must be returned before a new book can be checked out. A return book bin will be available outside on the front plaza by the library door during book pick-up on Friday 10:30-1:30.

  • Students in the building: Books can be returned anytime to the return books box in the library.

  • Books will be quarantined for a minimum of 7 days after they are returned.

How to Reserve Physical Books

Grades K-2

  • Parents will need to help students reserve books using Destiny (see directions below). Note...students in grades K-1 have not had practice using Destiny so they will need parental help.

Grades 3-8

  • Students can reserve their own books using our catalog Destiny Discover (see directions below)

How to Put Books on Hold (Reserve Books) Using Destiny

  • See video below

How to checkout an e-book/audio book on Overdrive through the Skokie Public Library

hold video.mp4