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Joliet Public Library Citywide Summer Reading Challenge Goal of 3 Million Pages Met

The Joliet Public Library's Citywide Summer Reading Challenge Goal has been met and exceeded. With about two weeks left to go in the program, which began on June 4, the City of Joliet collectively read a total of 3,216,539 pages, surpassing the library's goal of 3 million. All participants who...
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Celebrate 75 Years of Little Golden Books with Authors Diane Muldrow and Leonard Marchus

Peoria Public Library will join in the nationwide celebration of the 75th year of Little Golden Books with September displays by collector Rick Everetts and on Saturday, September 30, an event starring Leonard S. Marcus, author of Golden Legacy: The Story of Golden Books , and Diane Muldrow,...
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Messenger Library to Hold Rally In Support of Libraries During 80th Birthday Party

The Messenger Public Library Administrator, Board and Staff invite the general public and friends and neighbors to a very peaceful demonstration and "Rally in Support of Libraries" to be held on Sunday August 6th at 1:15 p.m. at the Messenger Public Library of North Aurora (113 Oak St. North Aurora...