Hawthorne Library

Online Card Catalog:

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Keokuk Public Library

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Recent Arrivals

Select the book covers to read summaries, reviews, and book details on Goodreads.

Click here to see if the book is available for check out.

The Sun Is Kind Of A Big Deal

By Nick Seluk

Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse

By Campbell & Luyken

Little Red Rodent Hood

By Ursula Vernon

Noodleheads Find Something Fishy

By Arnold, Hamilton, & Weiss

Recent Events

Mrs. Finney's 2nd grade class listens to a Pete The Cat book in honor of Mrs. Wrieden, as she loved Pete the Cat.
A volunteer from Great River United Way's Volunteer Center Literacy Program reads to a 3rd grade student in Hawthorne's library.
Students in Mrs. Ard's first grade class listen to a book about Thanksgiving.
Students enjoy some of the new flexible seating during their library time.

Online Resources

Parent & Guardian Resources

Select the image above to view parent & guardian information about reading, Battle of the Books, and support sites

Student Reading Lists

Select the image above to see student reading list options, including: Battle of the Books, "100 Most Popular Children's Books," and Mensa's reading lists

Meet Mrs. Pezley & Ms. Westermeyer

Mrs. Deb Pezley

Library Clerk, George Washington

Deb has worked at KCSD for thirty-four years. She has been married for thirty-one years, has four children, two grandchildren, four cats and one dog. She enjoys watching her children's and grandchildren's sporting events, playing cards and board games, and reading.
Favorites: Diet Coke & chocolate with nuts or peanut butter
Contact: deb.pezley@keokukschools.org

Ms. Anna Westermeyer

K-12 District Media Specialist

B.A. - English - WIU '09
M.A. - English & Writing - WIU '13
M.A. - School Library Studies - UNI Anticipated '20
Anna taught secondary & post-secondary English and composition courses for nine years before switching to the media specialist role. She enjoys coffee, tea, and chocolate covered pretzels; loves spending time with her thirteen year old son and two pups; and is desperately awaiting a "Paddington 3" film (*fingers crossed*).
Contact: anna.westermeyer@keokukschools.org


"Checklist" (2017). Pixabay. Retrieved from https://pixabay.com/en/checklist-check-list-marker-2077019/ "Computer/Communication" (2012). Pixabay. Retrieved from https://pixabay.com/en/keyboard-computer-hardware-keys-70506/ "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (Book 13)" (2018). Wimpy Kid Inc. Retrieved from https://wimpykid.com/books/book13/ "Follett News" (2018). Twitter logo image. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/follettnews Goodreads (2018). Book photos for "Recent Arrivals" section. Retrieved from www.goodreads.com. Westermeyer, A. (2018). (Sept. & Oct. 2018). Students Reading.Westermeyer, E. (2018). (August, 2018). First Day of School.