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Listen to the first two episodes of the Naperville Public Library podcast

The Naperville Public Library is proud to announce the debut of the Naperville Public Library Podcast. Through interviews, features and news segments, we hope to empower customers with a birds-eye view of everything happening at the library in less than 20 minutes. New episodes will premiere every...
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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...