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Meet author Paul Hendrickson; hear about "Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright"

Enjoy an evening with author Paul Hendrickson as he discusses his new book Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright . Hendrickson​ will be at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL, 60301, on Tuesday, October 8, from 6:30-8 pm. From the award-winning and...
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Restorative Community Practices: Building Stronger Families, Schools, and Communities

You are invited to the Oak Park Public Library's second annual restorative justice conference. This year's theme is "Restorative Community Practices: Building Stronger Families, Schools, and Communities." This conference will be held for three consecutive days, on October 4-6, at the Main Library,...
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CENSUS 2020: WHY IT MATTERS

Since 1790, the U.S. Constitution has required that electoral districts be periodically adjusted or redrawn to account for population shifts every ten years. Census data reveals where populations have risen or fallen throughout the country and is used for congressional representation as well as...
MARILYN A. SANDERS,  U. S. BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
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Fall Reading BINGO with Dory

John Mosser Public Library District is a small library with a very small staff. One of the favorite staff members is also very small-she's a 4 year old rescue pug named Dory. Dory is one of the main reasons our attendance for the Summer Reading Program increased and she is the most asked after...
Children's Fall Reading Bingo
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David Kelsey Named Winner of the 2019 ABOS John Philip Excellence in Outreach Award

The Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 John Philip Excellence in Outreach Award. The ABOS John Philip Excellence in Outreach Award is given to recognize outstanding contributions and prominent leadership by an individual in Bookmobile and...
David Kelsey, St Charles Public Library
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Elgin Census Kick-off August 29, 9:15 am with Debut of World’s Largest Census Tablet - Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove, Elgin

Join – State and Local Dignitaries to kick off the Elgin 2020 Census Campaign. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the federal government allocates almost $19 billion in annual funding for critical community services in Illinois. Experts estimate that each person counted represents $1,500 in...

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