Articles filed under Bartlett Public Library

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  • Bartlett library teams up with local businesses Sep 7, 2014 5:43 PM
    It’s easy to check out a book or a DVD, or to download music or your favorite magazine with your library card, but during September’s National Library Card Sign-up Month, your Bartlett Public Library card provides an extra value.

  • Bartlett library to host Baby Fair Sept. 6 Aug 29, 2014 1:53 PM
    The Bartlett Public Library will host a Baby Fair for new and expectant parents from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 6. Representatives from local agencies and organizations will be available in the library’s meeting room, 800 S. Bartlett Road, to answer questions and provide resources about the care and well-being of your baby’s first year.

  • Veronica Roth’s ‘Divergent’ featured in Bartlett Public Library’s Community Reading event Aug 11, 2014 9:04 AM
    The Bartlett Public Library marks the month of September with its second annual community reading event, Bartlett Reads, featuring “Divergent” by Veronica Roth. The library will kick off Bartlett Reads by giving away 25 copies of the popular novel. Stop by the Reference Desk, starting Tuesday, Sept. 2, to pick up a copy — one per person while supplies last. There will also be a showing of the movie, “Divergent,” at 11 a.m. Sept. 2 in the library’s meeting room.

  • Rockin’ country band at Bartlett library’s ‘Fravinia’ Jul 28, 2014 9:15 AM
    Billy Croft & the 5 Alarm, a red-hot country rock band, will play at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, at the Bartlett Public Library, the third concert in the “Fravinia” series of free music and entertainment.

  • Enjoy outdoor music at the Bartlett Public Library Jun 9, 2014 8:42 AM
    Pack up the family and a picnic dinner and take part in the Bartlett Public Library’s outdoor summer fun! The community is welcome to enjoy the library’s “Fravinia” concert series: Three evenings of free music and entertainment in the library’s outdoor courtyard, 800 S. Bartlett Road.

  • Bartlett volunteer promotes the love of reading May 12, 2014 9:18 AM
    Dina Castelvecchi has always been an avid reader. She believes so much in the power of the written word, she was thrilled to be chosen as a “book giver” to support the Wednesday, April 23, World Book Night Organization.

  • Bartlett library welcomes ‘Friends’ group to meeting Apr 21, 2014 8:47 AM
    The Bartlett Public Library welcomes members of its Friends organization to attend a 3 p.m. meeting Sunday, April 27, at the library, 800 S. Bartlett Road.

  • Library Volunteers Support Feed My Starving Children Apr 14, 2014 7:18 AM
    A group of 35 volunteers from the Bartlett Public Library's pool of employees and their family members recently offered time and energy in a community service outing to support the Feed My Starving Children Organization in Schaumburg.

  • Bartlett Public Library hosts ‘To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now’ Apr 14, 2014 9:09 AM
    In honor of William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, the Bartlett Public Library is pleased to present “To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. The show is a one-person, interactive presentation featuring actor Ron Fry as William Shakespeare.

  • Bartlett Public Library recognizes winter readers Mar 17, 2014 9:25 AM
    The Bartlett Public Library recognizes the 605 children who participated in this year’s Winter Reading Club.

  • Bartlett Public Library offers Teen Tech activities Mar 5, 2014 2:06 PM
    The Bartlett Public Library offers teenagers a place to create, collaborate and congregate during Teen Tech Week scheduled March 9 through March 15. Planned activities are designed to meet the changing interests and needs of middle and high school students who have the desire to keep up with the “tech savvy” times and trends.

  • Bartlett Public Library sponsors mixed media contest Mar 1, 2014 12:12 PM
    On Monday, Feb. 10, the Bartlett Public Library kicked off a special Mixed Media Contest to ask an important question of its patrons: “How has your library changed your life?”

  • Wright brothers make a stop at Bartlett library Feb 24, 2014 8:19 AM
    The Presidents Day holiday provided the perfect opportunity for a group of school-age children to be entertained on their day off when the Wright Brothers made a crash landing at the Bartlett Public Library.

  • History, education, music, movies and family featured at Bartlett library Feb 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    Interested in researching your family history? Or in untangling that mysterious family tree? Uncover these secrets and more at Family History Night from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Bartlett Public Library District, 800 S. Bartlett Road, in Bartlett. Tips on conducting an online ancestry search will be provided, and Larry Pepper, a specialist in digital restoration, will offer guidelines on protecting valuable documents. Participants are encouraged to bring a cherished family recipe for the Family History Cooking Resource.

  • Cold leaves suburban libraries facing tough choice whether to open Jan 6, 2014 5:10 PM
    Public libraries often are refuges from extreme weather during the winter and summer months. But not Monday. The frigid temperatures prompted many suburban libraries to shut down for the day. Others operated as usual, saying it was their civic duty to remain open.

  • Bartlett History Museum, library host Tea with Martha Washington Sep 8, 2013 5:58 PM
    The Bartlett History Museum and the Bartlett Public Library District is hosting a free "Tea with Martha Washington" event at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Bartlett History Museum, 228 S. Main St. Tea and refreshments will be served. Martha will be portrayed by Lynn Rymarz, who will tell the role the first lady played in becoming the "Founding Mother" of the United States. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited. To register call (630) 837-0800.

  • 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.

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