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Catherine De Orio, past host of WTTW's "Check Please" Talks Food and Culinary Curiosity exhibit Oct. 28, 7 pm

Foodies get ready! Four large suburban libraries, are serving up a food feast with The Culinary Curiosity Exhibit on display for the next three months. On Monday, October 28, 7 pm, (Live stream 1) ( Live stream 2 ) longtime past host of the Emmy award-winning WTTW dining review show Check, Please...
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Fox River Valley Library District creating sensory backpacks that children -- and parents -- can check out

The backpacks soon be available to be checked out at Fox River Valley Public Library District branches aren't filled with your run-of-the-mill school supplies. They contain things like weighted lap pads, noise-reducing headphones and toys which help children be focused, calm and in control of their...
Monica Boyer, FRVPLD Youth Services Manager
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Palatine Library’s Marketing Team named Library Journal’s 2019 Marketer of the Year recipients

Palatine, IL – October 2019 – Palatine Library's Marketing Team, Andrea Lublink, Kiel Cross, and Jean Bolliger, were announced as the winners of the third annual Library Journal 2019 Marketer of the Year Award. The team was specifically recognized for their referendum marketing campaign. The award...
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Join the 2020 Census Team

2020 Census Job Qualifications: You are a U.S.Citizen You are least 18 years old You have a valid social security number You have a valid e-mail address. If you qualify and want to find out all the employment opportunities associated with the 2020 Census come to the library on Friday, Oct 18 from 2...
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AARP Safe Driver Program

Would you like to save up to 20 % on your vehicle insurance premiums? The Robert W. Rowe Public Library District will be have an AARP Certified Safe Driver Program on Saturday, Oct 26 & Saturday, Nov. 2 from 1 pm to 5 pm. The cost of this program is $15.00 for current AARP members, and $20.00...
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Dyslexia & Your Child

A certified Dyslexia Practitioner who is also certified as a Structured Literacy Dyslexia Interventionist through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, which is the International Dyslexia Associations's certifying body. In addition, she runs the social media accounts for the Effective...