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Services for Valerie Wilford, former Director of Alliance Library System

Services for Valerie Wilford Valerie Wilford, former Executive Director of the Alliance Library System and an Illinois Library Association (ILA) Library Luminary , passed away on August 31. Valerie's many accomplishments spanned a forty-year career in libraries. A memorial service will be held on...
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Passing of Colleen Ringel

It is with sadness that we report the passing of one of Morton Grove Public Library's long-time employees, Colleen Ringel. Colleen passed away on Sunday night. She was very involved in genealogy programming and electronic resources so she knew quite a few people throughout the former NSLS and RAILS...
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Basics of Archives Scholarships for Illinois Archivists

The Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board (ISHRAB) is offering scholarships to Illinois archivists and archival volunteers to take the American Association for State and Local History's online "Basics of Archives" course. This online course, available from October 24 – November 18, 2016...
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WILLIAMSFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY TO HOST 9/11 PHOTO EXHIBIT

Local photographer John Seder has an intimate understanding of the attacks of September 11, 2001. As one of the first photographers to take pictures of the recovery effort, he documented the devastation and heartbreak of a changing world. And in subsequent years, returned to Ground Zero to continue...
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Glenside Public Library District Hosting 4th Annual How-To Fest

The Glenside Public Library District will host its 4th Annual How-To Fest on Saturday, September 17th from 10am-4pm. This years' event will expand beyond the library walls to offer lectures and workshops at the Glendale Heights Center for Senior Citizens, the Glenside Fire Protection District,...

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