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  • Bartlett Public Library hosts Star Wars Family Night Jul 26, 2013 1:02 PM
    4.79- with three photos The Bartlett Public Library District’s Star Wars Family Literacy Night was held June 11.

  • All 3 challengers win Bartlett library board race Apr 10, 2013 2:50 PM
    The three challengers appear to have defeated the lone incumbent in the Bartlett Public Library District board race. With all seven precincts reporting, unofficial results show newcomers Ed Novak and Dave Barry led the way with 897 votes and 831 votes, respectively. Francine Byron held onto the third and final spot with 394 votes, edging out two-term incumbent Thomas Perkins.

  • Bartlett Library candidate says she wasn’t invited to forum Mar 22, 2013 5:46 PM
    Out of the four candidates running for Bartlett Public Library District trustee, Francine Byron was the only one who did not speak at a candidate forum hosted by the Bartlett Woman's Club on Thursday. Byron said in an email Friday that she "had not received an invitation to speak." She said she attended the event and was surprised to see the other candidates speaking. She later found an email in her spam folder dated March 13 from a member of the woman's club regarding the event.

  • Candidates agree Bartlett library needs to stay relevant Mar 21, 2013 11:37 PM
    Three of the four candidates for Bartlett Public Library District board spoke at a candidates forum hosted by the Bartlett Woman's Club Thursday night. The candidates agreed the library needs to remain relevant in the community, keep up with residents' needs and stay fiscally responsible.

  • Francine Byron: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Francine Byron, running for Bartlett Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Dave Barry: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Dave Barry, running for Bartlett Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Thomas Perkins: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Thomas Perkins, running for Bartlett Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Ed Novak: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Ed Novak, running for Bartlett Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • New library director begins work in Carol Stream Jan 28, 2013 5:44 PM
    The Carol Stream Public Library recently turned 50, but it's likely the past six months have been among its most tumultuous. In that time, the sharply divided library board of trustees fired its director, put a 7.5-acre vacant piece of land once intended for a new library on the market, and censured a longtime trustee. It's quite a time for Susan Westgate to start her new job.

  • Bartlett library board candidate faces objection Jan 14, 2013 6:02 PM
    An objection has been filed challenging the candidacy of Ed Novak for trustee of the Bartlett Public Library District. Patricia Hanson, who is running for a seat on the Bartlett Fire Protection District board of trustees, filed the objection. She believes 14 of the 66 people who signed Novak's petition to be on the ballot are not residents of the library district.

  • Carol Stream library picks new director Dec 27, 2012 5:56 PM
    A Glenbard North High School graduate who grew up near Carol Stream will become the new director of the Carol Stream Public Library, officials announced Thursday. Susan Westgate, 52, the current assistant director of the Bartlett Public Library, will begin her new role in Carol Stream Jan. 28, 2013. In job interviews with the library board and management, she says both groups expressed their desire for her to help change the negative perception some in the community may have of the library. "They just want to kind of change when people say, Carol Stream Public Library' — they're gonna have a good feeling about it and not be thinking about the things they read in the paper."

  • Intergenerational penpals meet through Bartlett library Jul 16, 2012 12:18 PM
    After months of reading the same books and exchanging letters, more than a dozen pairs of Bartlett children and residents at Clare Oaks Retirement Community met in person as part of "Pages Across Ages: An Intergenerational Reading and Writing Exchange." "Anything that promotes reading, I'm all for it," said Ella McColl, 85.

  • Maine East teacher honored; Bartlett library exec named to state board Jun 11, 2012 11:34 AM
    Maine East High School teacher Jonathan Hunter was honored as the SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year for Illinois.

  • Bartlett Historical Society presents ‘These Walls Can Talk’ exhibit May 13, 2012 6:00 AM
    For the past five years, the Bartlett Historical Society and Arts in Bartlett have partnered to bring the stories and images of area historic buildings to the Bartlett village hall for a monthlong exhibit in the 2nd Floor Gallery.

  • Bartlett Library tells patrons it’s “The Best Deal in Town” Apr 11, 2012 10:05 AM
    The Bartlett Public Library District is transforming the library to look like a car dealership to promote National Library Week from April 9 to 13. The theme is how the local library has "The Best Deal in Town" because people can access free books, movies, music, computers, video games, programs and much more.

  • Fox River Grove gets new library director Apr 6, 2012 5:51 PM
    The Fox River Grove Memorial Library will have a new director beginning May 1 after current director Karolyn Nance leaves to take the helm of the Bartlett Public Library District. Linda Stoppenbach, of Camp Lake, Wis., will take over in Fox River Grove.

  • Bartlett Library District looking for new trustee Jan 5, 2012 2:36 PM
    The Bartlett Public Library District has an opening for a library trustee to fill out the remainder of a term ending in May 2013. Those interested in applying must be a resident of the Bartlett Public Library District and a registered voter.

  • Your news All Star game ends successful season for Bartlett's in-house basketball league Apr 20, 2011 11:59 AM
    The Bartlett Park District girls in-house basketball league recently held its end of season All Star Games.

  • Write-in candidate files for Bartlett library board seat Feb 7, 2011 6:07 PM
    Bryan Darge will run as a write-in candidate for an uncontested seat on the Bartlett Public Library District's board.

  • Heidi Jeffcoat: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 4:01 PM
    Candidate information for Heidi Jeffcoat, running for Bartlett library

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