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Fall Reading BINGO with Dory

John Mosser Public Library District is a small library with a very small staff. One of the favorite staff members is also very small-she's a 4 year old rescue pug named Dory. Dory is one of the main reasons our attendance for the Summer Reading Program increased and she is the most asked after...
Children's Fall Reading Bingo
Continuing Education Opportunity

Library Director Bootcamp

We are excited to announce that we are doing an ALA webinar series about how to be a library director! Whether you are a current director or hope to be one someday, this webinar will help you learn what you need to do to be successful. We hope you will join us. Whether you have just become a...
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David Kelsey Named Winner of the 2019 ABOS John Philip Excellence in Outreach Award

The Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 John Philip Excellence in Outreach Award. The ABOS John Philip Excellence in Outreach Award is given to recognize outstanding contributions and prominent leadership by an individual in Bookmobile and...
David Kelsey, St Charles Public Library
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Elgin Census Kick-off August 29, 9:15 am with Debut of World’s Largest Census Tablet - Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove, Elgin

Join – State and Local Dignitaries to kick off the Elgin 2020 Census Campaign. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the federal government allocates almost $19 billion in annual funding for critical community services in Illinois. Experts estimate that each person counted represents $1,500 in...