Library News

Library News

Public Safety and Equity are the Lenses Driving Library Decisions

By Karen Danczak Lyons Seismic changes across the country have altered how the Evanston Public Library is making operations decisions. Importantly, our commitment to the current movement calling for systemic societal change accelerated three years ago when we commissioned an Equity, Diversity and...
Library News

Schaumburg Library welcomes new Deputy Director

Schaumburg Township District Library is proud to welcome Jennifer Hunt as the Library's new Deputy Director. Jennifer Hunt comes to Schaumburg Township District Library from Lincolnwood Public Library District where she served as the Head of Information Services for five years, and recently as...
Library News

Niles-Maine District Library Wins John Cotton Dana Award

The Niles-Maine District Library is a recipient of the American Library Association's John Cotton Dana Award for excellence in library public relations and strategic communication. The award recognized the Library's Best. Deal. Ever! library card campaign and was accompanied by a $10,000 grant. "I'...
Executive Director Susan Dove Lempke and Public Relations and Marketing Supervisor Sasha Vasilic with the $10,000 check and plaque.
Library News

Sycamore Public Library Window Restoration is Complete

The restoration of Sycamore Library's 115 year-old Carnegie building windows—which began in March—is now complete! In addition to the windows, the crown, the pediment, and the metal letters on the pediment were also restored, and repairs were completed on several concrete window sills in the...
Library News

A Pandemic Summer Yet Programs for Teens Go On in Unique Ways at Evanston Public Library

While it may be more challenging to run traditional summer camps this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Evanston Public Library continues to offer a wide variety of summer programming for teens. The new virtual summer lineup features activities including arts and crafts, music and movie groups...
Library News

A Pandemic Summer Yet Programs for Teens Go On in Unique Ways at Evanston Public Library

While it may be more challenging to run traditional summer camps this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Evanston Public Library continues to offer a wide variety of summer programming for teens. The new virtual summer lineup features activities including arts and crafts, music and movie groups...
Library News

Vernon Area Library building to remain closed

Vernon Area Public Library will continue building capacity for online and curbside services and will not open the building to the public in the near future -- a course recommended by library administrators and affirmed by the library board of trustees at their regular meeting on July 20, 2020. The...
Library News

Oak Park: 'Fun, familiar, safe' summer reading

To keep everyone safe and reading for fun, the Oak Park Public Library has gone virtual with this year's summer reading program. And while it looks different this year, kids and families are still getting the tangible benefits of reading and earning prize beads. 'The bead delivery was so joyful in...
Library News

Chillicothe Public Library to Host Drive-In Movie, John Lewis: Good Trouble

Chillicothe, IL – Chillicothe Public Library is offering a free drive-in/walk-in outdoor screening of the new documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble on August 3. Partnering with Chillicothe Park District, which is providing the screening equipment, the library hopes this event will give local...

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Library News