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  • Ela Area Public Library opens its Forge makerspace lab Mar 16, 2015 4:36 PM
    Makerspaces are popping up in libraries throughout the country and around the world. One of the latest to latch onto the trend is the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, which held the grand opening Sunday for its new Forge makerspace lab. Makerspaces allow library patrons to transcend their traditional role as users and tap into their creativity by actually making things.

     
  • Cynthia "Cindy" Blank: Candidate Profile Mar 18, 2015 11:11 AM
    Candidate information for Cynthia "Cindy" Blank, running for Ela Area Library Board 4-year term

     
  • Kathryn (Kathy) Caudill: Candidate Profile Mar 18, 2015 11:11 AM
    Candidate information for Kathryn (Kathy) Caudill, running for Ela Area Library Board 4-year term

     
  • Christina Stoval: Candidate Profile Mar 18, 2015 11:11 AM
    Candidate information for Christina Stoval, running for Ela Area Library Board 4-year term

     
  • Donald Frazier: Candidate Profile Mar 18, 2015 11:11 AM
    Candidate information for Donald Frazier, running for Ela Area Library Board 4-year term

     
  • Storybox for Kids improv at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich Dec 22, 2014 6:24 PM
    Actors from the Chicago Improv Productions presented at 45-minute improv program based solely on audience suggestions from children Monday at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich.

     
  • Lookin’ sharp: Woodcarvers showcase their art in Lake Zurich Nov 22, 2014 5:45 PM
    The North Suburban Carvers demonstrated their work on Saturday at the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich. The group also sold handmade holiday ornaments, with proceeds benefiting the Shriners Hospital for Children.

     
  • Preschool children hear banjo music, songs about fall at Ela Area Public Library Nov 3, 2014 4:55 PM
    Singer-songwriter Anne-Marie Akin introduced a banjo to her performance for preschool children allowing them to strum the strings and dance to her songs at the Ela Area Public Library.

     
  • Singer Akin brightens little hearts at Ela Area Public Library concert Oct 7, 2014 11:58 AM
    Singer-songwriter Anne-Marie Akin returns to perform her original compositions as well as old favorites in this lively, interactive concert at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich.

     
  • Children sing and dance during interactive concert at Ela Library Sep 29, 2014 7:52 PM
    Young children danced and sang to the music of singer-songwriter Anne-Marie Akin during an interactive concert Monday at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich. Akin performed original compositions and old favorites including “Itsy, Bitsy Spider,” “If Your Happy and You Know It,” and “I Am A Robot.”

     
  • Green home design seminar: Sep 23, 2014 5:44 PM
    The Ela Area Public Library will host an informational seminar entitled, “Sensible Solutions For Green Home Design” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Oct. 1, at the library at 275 Mohawk Trail in Lake Zurich.

     
  • Renovation to begin next month at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich Sep 8, 2014 4:51 PM
    Construction is scheduled to start next month on a renovation of Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich. Officials have budgeted a maximum of $1.75 million for the work.

     
  • Lake Zurich selects John Shaw to fill open village trustee seat Jul 8, 2014 2:14 PM
    Lake Zurich Mayor Thomas Poynton has gained village board approval for his pick to fill an unexpired trustee term. John Shaw will occupy the trustee seat vacated by Mark Loewes until April 30, 2015. Shaw, a 28-year village resident, has served on Lake Zurich’s advisory zoning board of appeals and the Ela Area Public Library District board.

     
  • Document shredding event: May 10, 2014 1:01 AM
    Ela Area Public Library will be the site of the “Green Your Routine” annual shredding event on Saturday, May 10, from 8 to 10 a.m.

     
  • Ela library program about trains a big hit with little engineers Mar 11, 2014 7:28 PM
    Nearly 20 children ages 3 to 5 showed they were “Wild About Trains” Tuesday when they participated in the Ela Area Public Library program in Lake Zurich.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Community drug awareness forum: Sep 19, 2013 5:10 PM
    The Lake County Sheriff’s office will host two Community Drug Awareness forums next week.

     
  • Local authors to discuss overcoming learning disabilities May 15 at Ela Area Library May 3, 2013 4:50 PM
    Ela Area Public Library District will host local authors Eileen Gold Kushner and Kathy Young for a free program in the auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday May 15. They will discuss their book, "Smart On The Inside - A True Story About Succeeding In Spite of Learning Disabilities."

     
  • Suburban libraries go digital, add services Feb 17, 2013 10:40 AM
    Libraries across the suburbs have evolved in recent years to stay relevant in an increasingly digital age. Many have incorporated sophisticated new technology that allows users to create digital content. Area libraries have also diversified their programs and devoted more space and resource to teens, among other changes. The result? Near-record circulation levels for many libraries.

     
  • Hanan Hafez: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:09 PM
    Candidate information for Hanan Hafez, running for Ela Area Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
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