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 Nicole Wilhelms. Our most recent honor books include:

In Memory of...

Kathrin Dierker
Given by Cindy Blest, Sherri & Rosario Coco, Alan & Linda Blest, and the Roiger Family
Various Titles

Julian Luis Yani
Given by Julian’s Mom, Kandis Kuklinski
You Were the First by Patricia McLachlan

Steve Black
Given by Barney & Kay Keating
Great Moments of the US Open: USGA by Robert William

Kaleb Edward Jenkins & Braylon Anthony Jenkins
Given by Marci Dean
Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You by Nancy Tillman

Micki Boardman
Given by the Garden Club of Downers Grove
Creating a Garden for Every Season by Richard Rosenfeld

Margaret Fromer
Given by Patricia Demmert
Stella Bain by Anita Shreve
Four Seasons of Travel by National Geographic

Diana Vlosak
Given by Friends at Indian Trail
Birthday Queen by Audrey Wood
Henny by Elizabeth Rose Stanton
Fraidyzoo by Thyra Heder
Outfoxed by Mike Twohy

Nancy Mundinger
Given by Downers Grove Music Club
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven by John Eliot Gardiner

Charles Dell Fredenburg
Given by INSIR Book Club
Renewable: The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy by Jeremy Shere
Midwest Gardener’s Handbook by Melinda Myers
Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of 1001 Garden Questions by Andrew Mikolajski
New English Garden by Tim Richardson

Hazel Jones
Given by Nona Jones
Sophie Hartley and the Facts of Life by Stephanie Greene
Secrets of the Chocolate Mansion by Leslie Margolis
Mary Poppins Comes Back by P.L. Travers
A Hundred Horses by Sarah Lean

Dottie Cain
Given by Downers Grove Women’s Club
India: In Word and Image by Eric Meola

Mike Morris
Given by Barney & Kay Keating
Finding Florida by T.A. Allman

In Honor of…

Robert M. Warhus
Given by Mr. & Mrs. Tony Healy
The New Art of Photography Native by Art Wolf
David Muench’s National Parks by David Muench

Eleanor Putlack
Given by Garden Club of Downers Grove
The Gardens of Venice & the Veneto by Jenny Condie

Robert Seils
Given by Dale and Judith Moen
Traditional Architecture: Timeless Building for the 21st Century by Alireza Sagharchi