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Schaumburg Township District Library Hosts Seventh Naturalization Ceremony

With right hands raised, 73 citizenship candidates took the U.S. Naturalization Oath on Friday, Sept. 18 at the Schaumburg Township District Library (STDL). Moments later, in a room decked with patriotic decorations and filled with supportive family and friends, they recited the Pledge of...
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ONE BOOK AT SPERTUS: A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

Darkly comic memoir about the author's childhood exodus from the Soviet Union is chosen as the Chicago Jewish Community's ONE BOOK | ONE COMMUNITY 2015 Selection For the fifth year in a row, Spertus Institute is proud to spearhead One Book | One Community , in which a single Jewish book is selected...
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Cool Reader Readathon at the Villa Park Public Library!

On Saturday, September 19, the Villa Park Public Library will be hosting its first 12 hour Readathon. This event will be held from 9:00a.m. until 9:00p.m. and feature over 20 readers from throughout the community. Some of our Cool Readers will be: Dan Hippensteel, Lydia Hodges, Mark McCleary, Matt...
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Peoria Public Library Honors Lincoln Branch Savior and Unveils Historic Plaque

On Tuesday, September 15, Peoria Public Library held a short reception at Peoria Public Library Lincoln Branch to unveil the new plaque identifying the building as having been placed on the National Register of Historic Places and honored a community activist who kept the Carnegie branch library...
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Hank Phillippi Ryan to Skype with Lisle Library Book Group

Best-selling mystery author Hank Phillippi Ryan will be discussing her 2014 novel, Truth Be Told, via Skype during a book discussion at the Lisle Library District on September 17 at 7 p.m. This event, hosted by the Lisle Library's "Murder Among Friends" book discussion group, is open to the public...

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