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Meet Daniel Rosenberg, the 2017 Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author Contest Winner

Wednesday, November 8, 7-8 pm, Library Event Area Joliet Junior College Library - Campus Center (A Building), 2nd Floor 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL During National Novel Writing Month, on Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 pm, the Library will be hosting a visit from Daniel Rosenberg, the 2017 Soon To...
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Lake Villa District Library names Lynn Firman Head of Circulation Services

Lynn Firman has been named Head of Circulation Services at Lake Villa District Library. A long-time employee of the library, Firman began her career in 2004 and spent the last seven years as the Assistant Head of Circulation. She moved into the top position when Debbie Rosen retired after 32 years...
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Building Your Child's Brain: early literacy with the "doctor librarian"

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin, will speak to adults at Warren Newport Public Library this Saturday, November 4th, at 11 AM, sharing information, ideas and tips to make the most of the early years for babies and toddlers. If you have an...
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IMLS awards $150,000 grant for new college and career readiness initiative

The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a 2017 national leadership grant to Triton College . The $150,000 grant supports a new initiative developed in partnership with Triton, the Oak Park-based Equity Team, Inc. (E-Team) and the Oak Park Public...