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Sycamore Library Mobile Computer Lab, Provided Through Community Partnership with Local Tech Company

Partnerships are essential to meeting community needs, stretching resources farther, and supporting a dynamic and engaging atmosphere. Sycamore Library and CMJ Technologies are proud to announce that they have partnered to bring library users a brand new laptop kit that will be making its...
Attached Picture: Sycamore Public Library Director, Monica Dombrowski (left)and Chad Jewett, Owner of CMJ Technologies(right).
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The Value of a Library Card

In a recent obituary of a local Lanark, IL resident it was shared that while attending college, she dropped her library card. It was found and returned by a young student, which is how they met. Who would have envisioned a 73 year marriage all because of a library card! They were both long lasting...
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Chicago Ridge Public Library Adult Students Earn High School Diploma through Innovative Library Program

Congratulations, Class of 2019! Chicago Ridge Public Library is proud to announce that four Chicago Ridge residents, ages 24 to 41, have earned a high school diploma online through the Career Online High School (COHS) program offered at the Chicago Ridge Public Library for free. COHS is a...
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RAILS Board Election Results

Thanks to all who voted in the May 2019 RAILS Board Election. Successful candidates are: At-Large Seats Scott Pointon, White Oak Library District Selina GomezBeloz, Waukegan Public Library Sarah McHone-Chase, Northern Illinois University (Note: Originally, two at-large seats were available. RAILS...
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The Sox vs. Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars exhibit from May 28 to August 13, Summer Reading Kicks off May 31

Cubs and Sox fans are going to feel like they hit a home run this summer as the Gail Borden Public Library District will be hosting The Sox vs. Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars exhibit from May 28 to August 13 at the Main Library. Produced by the Elmhurst History Museum, the display explores the oldest...