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Open House

The Board of Trustees, Friends of the Robert Rowe Library and Staff welcomed over 70 people to their Open House on Sunday, Jan 29. The visitors got to experience all the services the library has to offer. As we like to say " We are more than Bricks and Books"!
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Bartlett Library Foundation fundraiser event a success

On Thursday, Jan. 26, John Leonard of Leonard Auctions in Addison, IL presented to 30 patrons at the Bartlett Library on the appraisal process, antique market and he also gave appraisals of items that some of the attendees brought with them to the fundraiser. Entry donation was $5 to get into the...
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Drupal MidCamp, March 30-April 2

MidCamp is a conference event for anyone uses the Drupal website content management system, or is responsible for designing, building, developing, and supporting Drupal in any capacity. It's also great for anyone currently evaluating Drupal or simply looking to learn more about it. It's a place...
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Illinois Youth Services Institute March 10-11, 2017

Early Bird Registration Deadline February 10, 2017 Create Your Adventure! Illinois Youth Services Institute March 10-11, 2017 Crowne Plaza Springfield Youth Services is undergoing a profound transformation, as libraries continue to evolve and redefine their roles in the community. This two-day...
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Lake Villa District Library Names Elisa Gueffier Head of Youth Services

Elisa Gueffier has been named Head of the Youth Services Department at Lake Villa District Library. A 14-year employee of LVDL, Gueffier has been a children's librarian responsible for collection development, programming, story times, outreach and hiring performers to entertain and engage the...
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Getting a taste of South American cuisine with Chef Michael Maddox

On Thursday, Jan. 11, the Bartlett Library's meeting room was packed with 30 patrons enjoying the flavors and smells of South American cuisine. Patrons were able to enjoy learning how to cook three recipes during the program: Chupe (Peruvian national seafood chowder), ajiaco (Criollo meat and...