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Ted Bodewes to be New Director at Thomas Ford Memorial Library

"The Thomas Ford Memorial Library Board is pleased to announce that Ted Bodewes has accepted the position of Director of Thomas Ford," stated Amanda Smith, Board President. She noted that, "Under the guidance of Anne Kozak, the Library Board of Trustees approached the hiring process with careful...
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Messenger N. Aurora Library Featured on FVTV Program

The Messenger Public Library of North Aurora Illinois (messengerpl.org) was featured on the Fox Valley TV (FVTV) program "Fox Valley in Focus" that is produced at their studios at the Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Messenger's Administrator Kevin Davis was interviewed by the...
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Messenger Library West Wing Renovation Project Slate to Begin Fall 2016

The Messenger Public Library Board of Trustees on Friday July 22nd announced plans to undertake the interior renovation of the west wing of the library building at 113 Oak St. in North Aurora. The Board and Staff began discussions and planning for this project in the spring of 2013. The west wing...
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Gridley Public Library District "Celebrating 100 Years!"

Gridley Public Library was started in 1916 by women of the Community Welfare Club. This summer we are celebrating 100 years of providing library service to the Gridley community! We have a service population of 2,113 and over 23,000 items in the library. The Telephone Museum of Gridley and the...
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Galena PL Summer Wrap-Up

The Galena Public Library was very excited to create a new spin on our Summer Reading Program this year. We wanted to infuse the new and the old and create a single program for all of our patrons. The result was #GalenaReads. The program, which kicked off on June 1st with a magic show for all ages...
#GalenaReads Kicks off!
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Robert Rowe's Summer Wrap-Up

We had over 52 people join us at our Summer Reading Program Wrap-Up Party. We were entertained by the fabulous Chris OBrien, The Magic Storyteller. Kids and adults alike enjoyed the show. All readers received their certificates of completion along with a free book. We had over 80 children...
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On the Radio

The Robert W. Rowe Public Library is on the radio station WSPY 107.1 FM from 9 am till 9:30 am out of Plano Il, the 1st Friday every other month highlighting their upcoming events and happenings. They are also on the local cable station on the same days, from 8:30 till 9 am. They are joined by 3...

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