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The Glen Ellyn Public Library Holds A Renovation Celebration

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is holding a Renovation Celebration on Saturday, January 30 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm to celebrate the newly remodeled Youth Department. "We at the library are ecstatic to be able to once again welcome the public back to the Youth Department," said Renee Grassi, Youth...
Continuing Education Opportunity

World Languages Networking Group Meeting - February 17, 2016

Date: Wednesday February 17, 2016 Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am Where: Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale 60108 Anyone involved in World Languages collection development is welcome to attend. The topic of this meeting will be Indian Languages Collection Development and...
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College of DuPage Library & Information Technology Spring classes

Join the College of DuPage Library & Information Technology program available completely both online and on campus. Spring 2016 classes are 16 weeks: Jan. 25 – May 20 Registration is now in progress. For further information,...
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Downers Grove Public Library Announces: 125th Anniversary, Celebrating All Year

In 1891, the Ladies Library Association began a small reading room above the Farmers and Merchants Bank on the northeast corner of Main and Curtiss. It held almost 700 items. In 1915, a new brick building was built with financial help from the Carnegie Foundation at the library's current location...
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Teens Welcome at Mount Prospect Public Library’s New Second-floor Teen Space

The Mount Prospect Public Library's new Teen Space on the Second Floor is a great place to study or take a break from studying, play games or create something, lounge with a book, listen to music, or gather with friends and make new ones. The Teen Space is open during regular Library hours for 6th...
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Playing Nice in the Sandbox: Conflict Resolution in the Library

Conflict is a given in any group setting, from families to clubs to your workplace. As middle managers, we face workplace conflicts within our departments, between departments and with administration. This session will start with a panel discussion and then open to group discussion to share...