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Teen Librarian of the Year

Ela Area Public Library's Becca Boland has been named the 2016 recipient of the Illinois Library Association's (ILA) Young Adult Librarian of the Year Award. The award, presented by ILA and the Young Adult Services Forum, recognizes an Illinois Young Adult Librarian who is making an outstanding...
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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...
Thank You
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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...