Library Show & Tell

What's special at your library? Share how you've made something great happen for your users and community, and inspire others.

Library Show & Tell

Pokémon Elections at Library

During October 2016, visitors of all ages to the Franklin Park Public Library had a chance to choose the best Pokémon from ten candidates running for election. Staff chose characters from the first generation of Pokémon , created ballots, crafted ballot boxes and designed campaign posters. The...
a slatwall display of children's materials about elections
Library Show & Tell

Addison PL Goes Fines Free!

As of Tuesday, November 1, Addison Public Library officially became a fines free library. By removing fines for overdue materials we've been able to knock down a major financial barrier for our residents who are already paying for library access through their taxes. "It's all about accessibility...
Fines Free Teen Area
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20 years of book discussions

On Thursday, October 13, at 10 a.m., longtime Riverwoods resident Judy Levin will lead a discussion of the novel "Boy, Snow, Bird" by Helen Oyeyemi, at Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire. While the library's event calendar is dotted with book discussions, this one is of...
Judy Levin leads a book discussion at Vernon Area Library in Lincolnshire
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Reading Garden at Glen Ellyn PL

Evan Schmitt, a local boy scout and high school student, volunteered his time this summer to create a reading garden at the Glen Ellyn Public Library as his Eagle Scout project. Schmitt planned and developed the project and gathered friends and family to help make his idea a reality. All told, they...

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