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Grant launches library event series celebrating immigrant experiences

How do immigrants change America? And how does America change immigrants? These are the questions behind a new program series at Vernon Area Public Library. The north suburban Chicago library has been awarded a grant by the Amherst, Massachusetts–based Yiddish Book Center to launch "Coming to...
Librarian Anne Baker Taylor trained at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, to bring that organization’s “Coming to America” series to Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire.
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Bartlett Family Loves Library’s Screen-Free Play Area

Tracy Kasten and her family moved to Bartlett just a little over three years ago in order to be near family; they really love the small town feel of Bartlett, and the fact that they're putting down their roots. With twins Marie (5) and George (5) Kasten, Tracy and her husband are busy going out and...
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Deerfield Public Library Podcast: Author Rosellen Brown

On this month's episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we are very happy to share a conversation with acclaimed author Rosellen Brown . In part 1 of the interview, Brown and host Dylan Zavagno discuss themes that run through Brown's whole career, and how she uses form to approach...
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Chuck Jones™ Season of Creativity Exhibit at Gail Borden Public Library

Try art and science hands-on activities with Looney Tunes™ characters. Learn about animation, visit Marvin the Martian's space ship and Duck Dodgers Multi-Plane Photo Op. Discover the animation of Oscar® winning director Chuck Jones, creator of Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote and Marvin Martian along...
Bugs Bunny and Marvin Martian
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MOUNT PROSPECT PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR OPEN TRUSTEE SEAT

Do you love the library? Would you like to give back to the community? Do you have skills or experience in technology, finance, budgeting, or marketing/PR? Consider serving on the Mount Prospect Public Library Board of Trustees. We are accepting applications to fill a vacant Board position and we...
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Roselle Public Library District Debuts Short Story Dispenser

The Roselle Public Library District debuted its recently acquired short story dispenser for use by Roselle residents and library users on Monday, February 10th. Visitors can find the machine located on the first floor, across from the front desk and are able to print stories written for children,...
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North Aurora Library and Library Administrator Davis Receive Lions Club Fellowship Award.

Messenger Library of North Aurora and Administrator Kevin Davis were recipient of the Lions Club of Illinois Foundation Fellowship Award. The Award was presented to Davis during the Annual Lions Club Award Dinner held on January 28th at Riverside Banquets in Batavia. The Lions presented the award...
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Bartlett Family Loves Attending Library Programs

Sarah Fuchs has been a resident of Bartlett for 31 years. It's where she grew up, where she met her husband, and where they raised their family. Part of the reason why she and her family love Bartlett so much also has to do with the Bartlett Public Library District. "The library provides enrichment...
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Moline Public Library Hosts Naturalization Ceremony

The Moline Public Library had the privilege to host a naturalization ceremony on Friday, January 17. Family, friends, and the community watched 47 of our newest United States citizens take their oath of allegiance in this moving, joyous event. This opportunity was due to the efforts of Adult...

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