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Westchester Public Library Welcomes National Bestselling Author Alex Kotlowitz

For over three decades, Alex Kotlowitz has brought an acute and empathetic lens to on-the-ground reporting in many forms of media—print and radio journalism, documentary film, and books. His 1991 book, There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America , was selected...
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Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioners Honor Cook County Librarians

On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, whose mother was a librarian, presented the Librarian's Resolution to library directors and librarians. The attendees accepted the resolution on behalf of the 205 libraries in Cook County. Cook County President Preckwinkle and...
Picture of Cook County librarians and Toni Preckwinkle for acceptance of Librarian's Resolution.
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Elmwood Park PL Lobby Remodel

Elmwood Park Public Library is proud to announce the completion of their new Lobby and Snack Space. EPPL worked with product architecture + design to convert an office and closet into a snack area and gathering place (with healthy vending machine), and also transformed the wallpapered and tiled...