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Bartlett Library celebrated cultures at winter program

Crafts, food and dancing encompassed the Bartlett Library on Saturday, Feb. 25 when they hosted their "Cultural Finale Party" from 12-3:30 p.m. A total of 61 patrons attended the craft time slot from 12-1 p.m., creating a variety of crafts: - Youth crafts available: -African masks and necklaces -...
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Friends of the Library Signature Showcase: Shawn Shiflett

Join the Columbia College Chicago Friends of the Library as we present the Winter 2017 Signature Showcase featuring noted author and Creative Writing associate professor Shawn Shiflett . He will read from and discuss his latest novel Hey, Liberal! published by Chicago Review Press in September 2016...
Shawn Shiflett, author of Hey Liberal!
Continuing Education Opportunity

LACONI Technical Services Section: Do you Dewey? We do!

Friday, March 3, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Join us for a day with Dewey Decimal Classification! Caroline Saccucci from the Library of Congress will give beginning catalogers and paraprofessionals a detailed overview of all sections of DDC; demonstrate basic Dewey number-building in WebDewey; and give...
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Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour at Gail Borden Public Library Feb. 12

The Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is coming to Elgin, giving fans the opportunity to see and take photos with the 2016 World Series Trophy. The trophy will be at Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, February 12. Fans can follow the Cubs on...
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Chocolate tasting at the Bartlett Library, a delicious experience

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Pastry Chef Rose Deneen brought chocolates from around the world for 30 patrons to taste test. The chocolates were from Spain (Chocceur), Italy (Perugina), Belgium, Iceland (Noi Sirius) and Moser Roth. As for where she bought the chocolates from, Deneen shared that they were...