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Glenview Public Library to Host "A Conversation on Censorship"

On Tuesday, September 20, GPL will host "A Conversation on Censoship," an event to honor the American Library Association's Banned Books Week. Each year in September, the American Library Association (ALA) sponsors Banned Books Week (September 18-24, 2022) to spotlight current and historical...
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Library to Host Community Black Lives Matter Exhibit

(Orland Park) – Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S. Ravinia Ave., will host an exhibit by Orland Park residents to archive the Orland Park Black Lives Matter/ 8 Can't Wait protest that took place on June 12, 2020 in Orland Park. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at the...
Photo credit Naomi Fortino Hill. Protester holds sign that reads Black Lives Matter.
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Meet the Tiny Book Club Podcast

Back in 2017, a group of three Glenview Public Library librarians, Teri, Anne, and Ethan, started the Tiny Book Club podcast. For each episode, they read books on a certain genre or theme and come together to chat. With over 50 episodes, The Tiny Book Club has covered themes like band books, other...
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Free Rhythm and Music Workshop

Bradley Public Library is hosting a free workshop on August 25 from 10am-12pm for youth programmers and early childhood educators on integrating music into story times. This workshop is sponsored in part with a grant from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. The workshop is led by...
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New Deputy Director at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library (AHML) is pleased to welcome Dana Revilla as the library's new deputy director. Revilla comes to AHML from Chicago Public Library where she most recently served as the District Chief for the Northeast Region, overseeing 13 locations and over 120 staff. With...
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Vernon Area Library welcomes new Library Director

The Vernon Area Public Library District is pleased to announce that Anne Rasmussen, MLIS, will serve as its next library director beginning September 12, 2022. Rasmussen brings a strong track record of leadership, vision, inspiration and direction to the role. In her more than 20 years of service...
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The Shorewood-Troy Library has won an award from ILA!

I would like to announce that the Illinois Library Association has named the Shorewood-Troy Library as the 2022 Readers' Advisory Service Award winner! This award recognizes excellence in the connection of materials to readers. The Shorewood-Troy Library staff is doing an AWARD WINNING job of...
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Fox River Grove Public Library District Appoints Elaina Komala New Director

The Fox River Grove Public Library District Board of Trustees voted to appoint Elaina Komala, the library's Adult & Technical Services Manager and Interim Director, as the new permanent Library Director during a special meeting on July 5, 2022. Members of the library staff and Friends of the...

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