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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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Morris Area Public Library Reorganizes Entrance and Circulation Area

The Morris Area Public Library has made it easier for patrons to find and check out materials. Removing the large, round circulation desk, which measured 35 feet across, opened up the space just inside the entrance. Instead of being immediately greeted by a big circulation desk, now patrons can...
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Beatrix Potter exhibition at the Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden

Beatrix Potter: Beloved Children's Author and Naturalist is an exhibition describing her early life and publishing career, and her love and preservation of the natural environment. It showcases several of Beatrix Potter's delightful Little Books, a copy of her lesser known work Fairy Caravan ,...
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Month of Thanks at the Franklin Park Public Library District

During the month of November, we are reintroducing our daily "Month of Thanks" series. This month-long passive program was hugely popular when we did it two years ago and we hope it will be even more successful this year. It's a fun and easy way to build upon our community connections and for...

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