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New York Times Bestselling Author Heather Gudenkauf to visit Moline Public Library

The Moline Public Library is hosting New York Times Bestselling Author and Edgar Award nominee, Heather Gudenkauf for an author talk and book signing on Monday evening, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. Her most recent book Not a Sound was released 5/30/17. B.A.M. (Books a Million) will be on hand to sell...
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Open House for Debby Smith

The Robert W. Rowe Public Library is hosting an Open House for Debby Smith, Director of the Robert W. Rowe Public Library District on Monday, June 19 from 3-5 pm. Debby has been the director of the library for 23 years. She has been the catalyst that has seen this library grow from a staff of one...
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Brookfield Public Library Hosts David Axelrod for Brookfield Reads! Finale

The Brookfield Public Library was proud to host famed political strategist David Axelrod for its Brookfield Reads! finale event on Thursday, June 15 at Brookfield Zoo. Axelrod's memoir, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics was the Library's 2017 Brookfield Reads selection. Throughout the spring,...
Brookfield Reads! Finale with David  Axelrod
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A place for sharing: How the Vernon Area Public Library facilitates community giving

Daily Herald, Sunday, June 4, 2017 Visitors picking up books or attending programs at Vernon Area Public Library can also drop off donations to the local food pantry throughout the year and make other seasonal contributions to area charities. Clearly labeled collection bins located in the library...