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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Party Sunday for Retiring Winnetka Librarian

After years of service, Bronwyn Parhad is retiring. Public celebration is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m.From Winnetka Northfield Public LibraryThe public is invited to celebrate the manyyears of dedicated service of Wilmette resident and long-time Li ... [Published Winnetka-Glencoe Patch - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Campbell: Fulfilling the role of the 21st-century library

The library most of us grew up with was mostly about books. But as demographics have changed and technology rapidly advanced, the role of public libraries is evolving. The 21st-century library is not simply a warehouse for books. Today it features growing ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago events to showcase Halloween

WEST CHICAGO – Ghosts and goblins will soon be out in force for Halloween. Four West Chicago events will provide an opportunity to celebrate the holiday.1. Boo Bash at the ARC CenterThe West Chicago Park District will host a spooky night full of tricks ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Abigail Adams visits West Chicago library

WEST CHICAGO – Rebecca Tulloch of Prairie Star Productions talks to patrons of the West Chicago Public Library on Oct. 2 as part of the library's American History series.Visitors had the opportunity to spend some time with John Adams' dearest friend, ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Upcoming: Honors and music

CIFF announces awardsChicago International Film Festival founder/artistic director Michael Kutza was among those announcing the winners of the festival competitions.Hosted by Chicago Sun-Times columnist and Fox News Chicago entertainment reporter and ... [Published Windy City Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Every Child Ready to Read workshop set for parents

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, Youth Services Department, in collaboration with East Chicago Moms Taking Charge Program, will host an Every Child Ready to Read Second Edition Workshop for parents on  from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Main ... [Published NWI Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Results Of City’s Online Community Forum

City Will Implement Three Ideas Submitted by Residents to Support Early Learners and Expand Chicago Public Library Resources; Four New Discussion Topics LaunchedMayor's Press Office    312.744.3334Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the results of the ... [Published City of Chicago - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

John Williams Show 10/21/14 (Jennifer Weigel Fills In)

Jen Weigel (Bill Hogan/ Chicago Tribune)× John Williams Show 10/21/14 (Jennifer Weigel Fills In)Jen Weigel (Bill Hogan/ Chicago Tribune)Jen Weigel (Bill Hogan/ Chicago Tribune)It’s been a while, but she is back! Chicago Tribune Reporter Jennifer Weigel ... [Published WGN Radio 720 - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Filmmakers Turn to Kickstarter to Finance Documentary about Public Libraries

Documentary maker Dawn Logsdon and her associates at Bay Area-based Serendipity Films, LLC are in the midst of making Free for All: Inside the Public Library with the hope of seeing it broadcast on P.B.S., but they need $75,000 to finish the documentary ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

In Chicago, the future of tech could be at your local library

The Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago, which is the central library for the Chicago Public Library System. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) At least if you're in Chicago. The Windy City is leading the way when it comes to innovating libraries, making a trip ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

East Chicago Public Library's looking for friends

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library needs friends. And Christine Russell is out to find them.Russell serves as president of the Friends of the East Chicago Public Library, a nonprofit organization that works to promote use of the library and ... [Published NWI Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago library board seeks to fill vacancy

WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library District Board of Trustees is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy until the next library election in April 2015, the board announced in a news release.Anyone interested in being considered for this position ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 15 2014]

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"It's just a fun day for everyone," said Downtown Wheaton Association Executive Director Paula Barrington. "It's a wonderful way to kick off the Halloween season, especially a whole week earlier than the actual holiday ... it makes for a more leisurely day."
"We wanted to do something in the fall with the new building that was family-oriented" she said
...P Rose Hall on July 28, the concert features classic selections from the Great American Songbook, each handpicked by the artists, including "It Don't Mean A Thing ( If It Ain't Got That Swing )" Sophisticated Lady," "Lush Life," "Anything Goes" and the title track from their chart-topping album Cheek to Cheek

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Party Sunday for Retiring Winnetka Librarian [Published Winnetka-Glencoe Patch - 14 hours ago]
What annoys famed authors about their own writing [Published Osceola News Gazette - Oct 30 2014]
The History of the Sandwich Public Library Dist... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 29 2014]
Campbell: Fulfilling the role of the 21st-centu... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 28 2014]
Lake Zurich library preparing to create “makers... [Published Lake Zurich Courier - Oct 27 2014]
Clout hires, consultants at Chicago’s tourism t... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Oct 27 2014]
Legacy Foundation awards $760,000+ in grants to... [Published NWI Times - Oct 24 2014]
Danada trick-or-treating, downtown Boo-Palooza ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 24 2014]
Which Experts are the Makers of ‘Free for All’ ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 24 2014]
West Chicago events to showcase Halloween [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 24 2014]
Abigail Adams visits West Chicago library [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 22 2014]
Laramie Project; Boy George; Library exhibit on... [Published Windy City Times - Oct 22 2014]
Upcoming: Honors and music [Published Windy City Times - Oct 22 2014]
IICF’s Early Literacy Campaign with Sesame Work... [Published Insurance Journal - Oct 22 2014]
Every Child Ready to Read workshop set for parents [Published NWI Times - Oct 22 2014]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Results Of City’s ... [Published City of Chicago - Oct 22 2014]
John Williams Show 10/21/14 (Jennifer Weigel Fi... [Published WGN Radio 720 - Oct 21 2014]
Filmmakers Turn to Kickstarter to Finance Docum... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 21 2014]
Bill Coffee Elected Reaching Across Illinois Li... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 17 2014]
East Chicago Public Library's looking for friends [Published NWI Times - Oct 16 2014]
West Chicago library board seeks to fill vacancy [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 15 2014]
In Chicago, the future of tech could be at your... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]
Library Notes: Die Musikmeisters to perform at ... [Published Lake County News Sun - Oct 14 2014]
Flock to Florian Fest for fun, food [Published NWI Times - Oct 08 2014]
The Houston Public Library [Published Examiner.com - Oct 03 2014]
Legacy Foundation announces $760K in awards [Published Post-Tribune - Oct 02 2014]
When Robots Join the Library [Published Examiner.com - Oct 01 2014]
Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Public Library ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 01 2014]
Peter Bacon Hales, professor at UIC, dies [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
These Adorable Library Robots Can Recite Poetry [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
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