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In Memoriam: Lynn O'Dell, Retired Director, Carol Stream Public Library

With deepest sadness, the Board and staff of the Carol Stream Public Library announce that Lynn O'Dell, retired Director of the Library, passed away this past week. Lynn was the Director for 41 years (1964-2005). During her tenure, she moved the Library from a small house on Blackhawk Dr. to a...
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The Kane County Law Library provides new services during the pandemic

Even if you're going to Kane County Court alone, you don't have to feel alone by using these new resources As the 16th Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Clint Hull extended his general order on using remote court services for most Kane County Courts until February 28, 2021, the Kane County Law Library...
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Orland Park Public Library Renovation Project is Complete

Listen! There's no more hammering, drilling, or painting! The Orland Park Public Library renovation project is complete, on time and on budget. Although the pandemic has changed our daily lives, the Orland Park Public Library has remained open in order to serve our patrons and community in a safe...
Orland Park Public Library's Teen Loft is shown from the entry way.
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Oak Lawn Public Library Hires New Director

The Oak Lawn Public Library is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Director, Carol Williams . Carol will begin on Monday, January 11, 2021. She currently works as Assistant Director at the Hammond Public Library in Hammond, Indiana. Carol has worked at the Hammond Public Library for 17 years in...
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THE GIFT OF CARL FOUNDATION UNDERWRITES TEEN ANTIRACISM PROGRAM FOR THE EVERGREEN PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY

Stamped Book Discussion with Dr. Tracy Crump The Gift of Carl Foundation has donated $750 to underwrite Stamped Book Discussion with Dr. Tracy Crump, Feb 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm. The Evergreen Park Public Library intends to provide a safe space for teens and young adults to discuss how racism impacts...
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UPDATING A CLASSIC - The Silvis Public Library gets a modern renovation but stays rooted in community and local history.

SILVIS, IL, DECEMBER 16, 2020 — The Silvis Library has been a cornerstone of our community for over 100 years. Throughout that time, the library (and community) have undergone a lot of changes. As the city has grown, so has our library. As early as November of 1911, the Silvis Woman's Club began...
image of the newly remodeled Silvis Public Library
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Evergreen Park Public Library Receives Grant for Autism Training and Programming

Evergreen Park Public Library was awarded an "Autism Welcome Here" grant from the Libraries and Autism Project to expand social opportunities for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Dr. Meg Carroll, director of graduate special education program at Saint Xavier University, facilitated...

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