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Historian sheds light on life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Bartlett Library

On Thursday, Feb. 22, Historian Jim Gibbons discussed the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as the historic events leading up to how he became one of the most influential, nonviolent civil rights activists. The catalysts for King to further his activist involvement were when 15-year-old...
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Joliet Public Library Helps Provide Supplies to Spanish Community Center with Giving Tree Drive

JOLIET –Over 15 boxes of winter clothing and art supplies were collected and delivered to the Spanish Community Center (SCC) in Joliet thanks to the 3rd Annual Giving Tree Drive at the Joliet Public Library. Donations were collected at the library in November and December. Donated items ranged from...
Community Engagement Officer, Denise Zielinski, stands with boxes of donations from the Giving Tree Drive.