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Booklist picks Thomas Ford Library for 1st book club profile

The Library's Book Discussion Group is famous! We are the first in Booklist's new series. Get to Know the Thomas Ford Memorial Library Book Group Meet the Thomas Ford Memorial Library Book Group—they call themselves the "Book Discussion Group" so they can save time and get right to discussing. This...
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Book Club Writes Book and Donates Proceeds to Peoria Friends

On Wednesday, December 9 the Book 'Em Mystery Readers presented a check for $5,100, to the Friends of Peoria Public Library for the Joyce Welsch Memorial. The funds were raised from the sales of the book they co-wrote over 10 years, Murder on Whiskey Row, and will be used to fund children's...
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100th Anniversary

Byron Library 100th Anniversary 1916-2016 December 2015 - April 2016 In recognition of our centennial milestone, beginning December 15, all patrons are invited to pick up a free 2016 monthly calendar (while supplies last). The library will be offering five historic programs relating to the early...
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Friends of the Library Signature Showcase: Melissa Ann Pinney

The Columbia College Chicago Friends of the Library is pleased to have Melissa Ann Pinney as our Fall 2015 Signature Showcase featured speaker on Tuesday December 1st, 5-7pm. The program will be held on the 3rd floor of the Library, located at 624 S Michigan. Melissa will discuss her work as a...
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Library Volunteer Celebrates Birthday, Becomes Centenarian

Kay Harlow of Sun City spends some of her spare time as a volunteer at the Huntley Library. However, she is unlike any other volunteer in the 26 year history of the district. A volunteer since 2006 with unbridled enthusiasm, Harlow turns 100 this November 10. Harlow volunteers at the library two...
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ExceleRate Illinois Provides Resources for Illinois Libraries

ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s first quality recognition and improvement system for all early learning programs, helps parents find quality early learning in their community. Parents can visit www.excelerateillinois.com , type in their zip code, and find quality programs nearby. ExceleRate...

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