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Galena PL Summer Wrap-Up

The Galena Public Library was very excited to create a new spin on our Summer Reading Program this year. We wanted to infuse the new and the old and create a single program for all of our patrons. The result was #GalenaReads. The program, which kicked off on June 1st with a magic show for all ages...
#GalenaReads Kicks off!
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New Laptop Dispenser

The Gail Borden Public Library's new South Elgin Branch has a laptop dispenser! The new branch opened in July 2016 in a 4,275 sq. ft. space. See more information about the new branch at: .
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Robert Rowe's Summer Wrap-Up

We had over 52 people join us at our Summer Reading Program Wrap-Up Party. We were entertained by the fabulous Chris OBrien, The Magic Storyteller. Kids and adults alike enjoyed the show. All readers received their certificates of completion along with a free book. We had over 80 children...
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On the Radio

The Robert W. Rowe Public Library is on the radio station WSPY 107.1 FM from 9 am till 9:30 am out of Plano Il, the 1st Friday every other month highlighting their upcoming events and happenings. They are also on the local cable station on the same days, from 8:30 till 9 am. They are joined by 3...
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Workshops Offered at 2016 Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference

New this year! We added half-day workshops to the program for the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference, taking place at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, August 9-11, 2016. Visit the registration webpage for the full conference program details. Registration ends July 29. Workshops...