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Enter to win a Kindle or iPod at Huntley Library

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Want to win a Kindle Fire or an iPod Nano?

It's easy. All you need to do is sign up for a library card in the Huntley Library District.

The contest is open to anyone who holds a library card from the district. The deadline to register is Feb. 29.

The drawing also serves to promote the library's growing eBook collection and Freegal, its new downloadable music service collection.

People who live within the district, but don't belong to the library, need to bring proof of residency and sign up for a free card.

To enter for your chance to win, show your library card at the checkout desk and ask for a drawing ticket. You can only enter once and your library account needs to be in good standing.

One winner will be drawn on Valentine's Day for an iPod Nano. The next drawing will be for a Kindle Fire on March 1 -- the prizes come courtesy of the library's friends foundation.

For more information about the contest or the library's eBooks collection, visit

Help improve Carpentersville: The park commission and the improvement commission in Carpentersville each have an opening for one slot.

If you are interested in joining either, send a letter of interest to Village President Ed Ritter at village of Carpentersville, 1200 L.W. Besinger Drive, Carpentersville, IL 60110.

For information, about the park commission, call Assistant Village Manager Steve Jones at (847) 426-3439 extension 221.

If you need more information about the improvement commission, call Senior Code Enforcement Officer Craig Martin at (847) 426-3439.

• Lenore Adkins covers Huntley, Carpentersville, the Dundees, Hampshire and Sleepy Hollow. To reach her, send an email to or call (847) 608-2725.

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