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Gail Borden Public Library Cancels Programs Through March 31

Gail Borden Public Library District has canceled programs through March 31 in support of COVID-19 prevention efforts. These safety measures are being taken out of concern for the health and safety for our community, not due to any known exposure. At this time, most of the library's other services...
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Elk Grove Village Public Library Takes Precautionary Measures in Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

In the interest of public health, the Elk Grove Village Public Library will close at 7:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020, and the library will reopen on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM. The Elk Grove Village Public Library will take the necessary steps: The Library will reopen on Monday, March 30,...
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​ Bartlett Public Library District Takes Precautions Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Bartlett Public Library District remains open to the public and has taken various response measures to preventing COVID-19. As of today, March 12, 2020, the library has enacted the following changes through March 31: -A Pandemic Response Policy & Procedure is being worked on, which will be...
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Fox River Valley Libraries Begin Offering License Plate Renewals

The Dundee Library now offers Illinois License Plate renewal service. Illinois residents can walk into the Dundee Library and walk out with their new sticker immediately. A standard renewal sticker costs $151, a renewal sticker for a personalized plate costs $158, and a renewal sticker for a vanity...
A Fox River Valley staff member hands a completed sticker sheet to a patron.
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Bartlett Library Helps Patron to Remain Open-Minded

Marianne Nyberg was brought to a library by her father at least every other week when she was growing up. It was in a library that she learned to read, while, more importantly, cultivating a love of reading as well. Now, being a resident of Bartlett for the past 33 years, her love of libraries has...
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Evanston Public Library Adopts New Policy to Protect Transgender Staff

Transgender employees at Evanston Public Library as well as those transitioning to that status will be protected under a new policy that was adopted by the Library's Board of Trustees on Feb. 19. Read the complete story by Bob Seidenberg in The Evanston Roundtable.
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Happy Patron

Hello Patty! I wanted to share the picture that I took today with you. I also wanted to thank you all for your efforts and programs. We have loved visiting the library. When I was a kid I always loved going there and I see the same light in my daughter's eyes and it makes me so happy. She is a...
Library staff with happy young patron.

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