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Community Leaders Express Support for Peoria Public Library in Video

Peoria Public Library celebrated 135 years with a gala fundraiser, "What's Your Story" on Monday, October 12. The well-attended event featured the author of The Aviator's Wife , Melanie Benjamin; book talks by interesting Peorians, a Silent Auction that included a flight in a WWII Warbird and a...
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GIF IT UP Challenge

Calling all GIF-makers, creatives, history nuts, and animators! GIF IT UP , a challenge coordinated by DigitalNZ and the Digital Public Library of America to find the best GIFs created from copyright-free heritage material, runs until November 21. Following the inaugural GIF IT UP in 2014 , the...
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Call for Proposals: Civic Engagement & the Remaking of the Urban Social Contract

From the 2015 Urban Forum Action Project: As part of the 2015 Urban Forum hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, The Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement (IPCE) together with The Chicago Community Trust (CCT) are pleased to announce a partnership and funding opportunity for a project...
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Manufacture Your Future Opens at Gail Borden Public Library

Residents and students will discover how products made in Elgin help power equipment all over the world at Manufacture Your Future October 4 to 11 at Gail Borden Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin 60120. Local manufacturers will bring to the library eye-catching exhibits that highlight their...

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