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ADA Accessible Power Doors at the Robert Rowe Library

In our commitment to make the Robert W. Rowe Public Library welcoming and accessible to everyone, we are excited to announce the installation of ADA Power Doors at our front entrance. Thanks to Secretary of State Jesse White and a Live & Learn Accessibility Grant from the State of Illinois we...
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Oak Park's Shelley Harris wins ILA Golden Ticket

The Illinois Library Association (ILA) Youth Services Forum has awarded Children's Librarian Shelley Harris with the 2021 Golden Ticket Award for her "outstanding local contribution" to young people through programs that "promote a love of literature and instill positive feelings about libraries."...
Oak Park Public Library Children's Librarian Shelley Harris
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"News of the World" Author, Paulette Jiles - Live July 27, 7 pm

From Gail Borden Public Library - Join the author of our One Book One Community selection News of the World , Paulette Jiles, as she discusses her best-selling novel, News of the World . Please register at http://attend.gailborden.info/event/5136128 for this Zoom program. Bestselling novelist...
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Board names Amy Dodson Library Director of FRVPLD

East Dundee – The Fox River Valley Public Library District Board of Trustees has named Amy Dodson as the next Executive Director to lead the library district. Dodson inherits the reins of a long-standing institution beloved by its diverse community. Her start date is Monday, August 23. "Amy brings...
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Library Technology Assistants at Evanston Public Library Offer Helping Hands -- and More.

The tech desk, part of the Innovation and Digital Learning department, has always been on the front lines of the Evanston Public Library's service to the community. Located on the Main Library's third floor, its team is tasked with assisting patrons in using the computers, printers, and other...
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PCs for People – Affordable Technology at Chillicothe Public Library District

Chillicothe Public Library District is partnering with PCs for People to help get low-cost computers and affordable internet into the homes of qualifying individuals. PCs for People, a non-profit organization dedicated to bridging the digital divide, refurbishes used technology and then provides it...
PCs for People at Chillicothe Public Library. Affordable technology and internet for income-eligible individuals.

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