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:

Hazel Jones given by Nona Jones

 Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West

 Chloe by Design: Measuring Up by Margaret Gurevich

 Origami Chic by Sok Song

 Tig Ripley Rock ‘n Roll Rebell by Ginger Rue


Jean Nystrom given by Bridge Club Friends

25 Bridge Conventions: Practice Makes Perfect by Barbara Seagram

Bridge for Dummies by Eddie Kantar

The Right Bid at the Right Time by Neil Kimelman


Ginny Munson given by the Armani Family

Believe It! Chicago Cubs World Series Champions by Chicago Sun Times


Janet Liewehr given by The Garden Club of Downers Grove

Gardening with Foliage First by Karen Chapman


Evelyn Lyons given by The Garden Club of Downers Grove

Native Plants of the Midwest by Alan Branhagen


Robert C. Fencl given by The Staff, Downers Grove Public Library

A Life Well Played: My Stories by Arnold Palmer


In Honor of:

Andrew Pawlak given by Noreen Moynihan

Ishmael by Daniel Quinn

Ancestor’s Tale by Richard Dawkins

Fragment by Warren Fahy

Chick Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault


Jesse James given by Hinsdale Humane Society

Messy Jesse by Paula Bowles


Nathan Homeier given by Peg and Ed Homeier

Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk and Feel by Nancy F. Castaldo

Benjamin Franklin’s Wise Words: How to Work Smart, Play Well, and Make Real Friends by K.M. Kostyal


Elyse Homeier given by Peg and Ed Homeier

Third Grade Mermaid by Peter Raymundo

Fenway and Hattie and the Evil Bunny Gang by Victoria J. Coe