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Prom Formal Wear Giveaway

More than 80 prom dresses and a few suits found happy homes April 1 and 2 at the Schaumburg Township District Library's Prom Formal Wear Giveaway. The library collected dresses, suits, tuxes and ties for three weeks prior to the event, labeled everything, hung them neatly by size, and opened the...
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Fremont PL Starts Seed Library

The Fremont Public Library is starting its own Seed Library. Seeds will be available for patrons and local residents to "check out" and grow in their gardens, with the expectation that they will save some of the ripened seeds at the end of the growing season to return to the library for other...
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Demystifying the Library

Every academic year, Vernon Area Public Library staff make more than 100 visits to area schools to talk to nearly 9,000 students in preschool through the eighth grade. Each grade-specific library presentation showcases an array of books and in so doing reminds students of the public library's...
Vernon Area librarian Maggie Kutsunis explains the Dewey decimal system to fourth-graders at Tripp School in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.


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