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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi Kicks off Community Census Briefing Monday, Aug. 6, 9 am Gail Borden Public Library

As a follow-up to the June 6 Community Conversation meeting hosted at the Open Door Health Center by the Grand Victoria Foundation, the Gail Borden Public Library in partnership with Forefront, invites you to join us for a Community Census Briefing on August 6, at 9 am at the Gail Borden Public...
Community Census Briefing with Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi Monday, Aug. 6, 9 am
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Peoria Public Library Graduates Three from 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Peoria Public Library launched "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" last year, encouraging all children from birth through entering kindergarten to read 1,000 books. Upon doing so they were promised a graduation party to acknowledge their accomplishment. The Peoria Journal Star covered the inaugural...
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Antioch Public Library District Launches First Video - At the Library, Library, Books at the Library.

In a burst of creative energy, the Antioch Public Library District filmed and launched their first-ever Summer Reading Program video in just under two weeks. Library Director, Jennifer Drinka and several enthusiastic staff, led the effort. The SRP and Penny the car (featured in the video) gave...