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East Dundee resident wins Celebrate Diversity Art Contest at FRVPLD

The first-place winner of the Fox River Valley Public Library District's Celebrate Diversity Art Contest is Dana Maynard-Tatge of East Dundee. The winning submission is entitled "Patterns of the Land," a 1920s topographic map overlaid with patterns that represent the cultural heritages of the...
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2022 GALENA LITFEST

The seventh annual Galena LitFest will take place January 11-22, 2022. LitFest has continued to grow each year and has hosted bestselling authors and aspiring writers from throughout the tri-state region and beyond. Since the move into the virtual realm, the festival has gained a global audience...
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Connecting seniors and creating community one phone call at a time

Last spring when the COVID-19 pandemic cut off in-person visitation to senior and assisted living residences, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library's Senior and Accessible Services team immediately began looking for ways to stay connected with some of its most-loyal customers. "We know seniors don...
Doris B., a resident of a local retirement community enjoying the library's phone program
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Gail Borden Library's Pandemic Team Lead Martha Martinez to Testify at House's Select Subcommittee

House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Select Subcommittee To Hold Chicago Field Hearing On Combating Vaccine Hesitancy Nov 4, 2021 Press Release Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot to Testify Regarding Challenges Faced by Cities Washington, D.C. (November 4, 2021) — On Wednesday, November 10,...
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Addison, IL Receives RWJF Culture of Health Prize For Innovative Efforts to Create a Thriving Community

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Recognizes Addison for Bringing Partners Together to Create Opportunity for all Addison, Ill. (October 26, 2021) Addison is one of ten winners of the 2020-2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize honors and elevates...
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Chillicothe Public Library District Receives Grant from Illinois State Library

October 22, 2021 Chillicothe - Library Director, Mary Aylmer, is pleased to announce Chillicothe Public Library District is a recipient of a grant award from the Illinois State Library, a department of the Illinois Secretary of State's Office. The On the Road to Recovery: Transforming Library...

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