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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...
News from RAILS

Engage with RAILS at ALA

The American Library Association (ALA) Conference, June 22–27, is fast approaching! We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth #4636 or at a program. You have several opportunities to engage with RAILS at ALA. One way is to visit us at our booth #4636 in the exhibit hall. Get your free...
News from RAILS

Free ALA Exhibit Hall Passes

We're offering member libraries free passes to the exhibit hall at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, June 22–27. Each individual needs to register for your own exhibits-only pass. Be aware that the form looks like you're signing up for the full conference and will need to...
Library News

Fox River Valley Public Library District Serves Free Summer Lunches to Children

The Fox River Valley Public Library District has partnered with local, state, and national organizations, as well as residents and businesses to provide free, healthy, boxed lunches for children over the summer. They will be served in the meeting room of the Dundee Library from noon until 1 p.m.,...
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Peach Carr, Project Runway alum, will judge Library Runway for Cherry Valley Public Library

Chicago fashion designer and Project Runway alum Peach Carr will be the judge and speaker at the Library Runway event on Saturday, June 17, at 1:00pm at the Cherry Valley Fire Station #2 on Blackhawk Road in Rockford. Library Runway contestants will show their "Unconventional Challenge" garments...
Fashion Designer, Peach Carr