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Naturalization Ceremony

More than 30 countries were represented by the 75 immigrants who took the U.S. Naturalization Oath Friday, Sept. 16 at the Schaumburg Township District Library (STDL) in Schaumburg, IL. The Naturalization Ceremony marked the sixth time the oath was taken at the library, where many immigrants come...
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HSLI 2016 Conference Cont. Educ. Offerings

You won't want to miss the HSLI 2016 Conference being held on November 9-11, 2016 at the beautiful Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. The conference has an excellent selection of continuing education courses being offered on Thursday November 10 and there is no additional cost for the courses...
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Online Continuing Education Classes from UW-Madison

Upcoming Online Professional Development Classes SLIS, the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Public and Community Library Services September 26 - December 16 Friends Forever: the Optimal Library Relationship...
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Registration is Now Open for Matteson Area Library’s 2nd Annual 5K Costume Dash for Literacy

The Matteson Area Public Library is looking for walkers and runners of all ages to participate in its Second Annual 5K Costume Dash for Literacy Race and Children's One-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2015. Costumes are optional. Participants will enjoy a scenic course on the Old Plank Road...
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Services for Valerie Wilford, former Director of Alliance Library System

Services for Valerie Wilford Valerie Wilford, former Executive Director of the Alliance Library System and an Illinois Library Association (ILA) Library Luminary , passed away on August 31. Valerie's many accomplishments spanned a forty-year career in libraries. A memorial service will be held on...