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  • Patricia Harkin

    Moylan, Kruger and Harkin to take Elgin library postsApr 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Embattled Trustee Randy Hopp was ousted while two newcomers were elected and one incumbent re-elected to the Gail Borden Public Library board in Elgin, according to unofficial vote tallies Tuesday night. Incumbent Susan Moylan was the top vote-getter. Newcomers Elizabeth Kruger and Patricia Harkin also were elected.

     
  • New parents invited to BabyFest at Gail Borden library Apr 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Expectant and new parents will discover the latest baby care information when Gail Borden Public Library delivers "BabyFest: Everything for Babies and Expectant Parents" from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 13, at the main library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin.

     
  • Endorsements: Harkin, Kruger, Moylan for Gail Borden Library trustee Mar 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endoses candidates Patricia Harkin, Elizabeth Kruger, and Susan Moylan for the Gail Borden Public Library Board.

     
  • Randy Hopp

    Banned Gail Borden trustee gets OK to attend forum Mar 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    For the first time in more than three and a half years, Gail Borden Public Library Trustee Randy Hopp will be able to enter the library for something other than a board meeting.

     
  • Susan Moylan

    Gail Borden library board candidates talk issuesMar 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    The four candidates -- incumbents Randy Hopp and Susan Moylan, and challengers Elizabeth Kruger and Patricia Harkin -- running in April for three seats on the Gail Borden Public Library board shared their views on technology, financial planning and more in a recent endorsement interview with the Daily Herald.

     
  • Katie LaMantia, teen librarian, and IT Department Technician Terry Nolan hook up computers in the teen center at the Schaumburg Township District Library.

    Suburban libraries go digital, add servicesFeb 17, 2013 12:00 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.

     
  • Patricia Harkin, running for Gail Borden Library Board (4-year Terms)

    Patricia Harkin: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Patricia Harkin, running for Gail Borden Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Susan Moylan: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Susan Moylan, running for Gail Borden Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Randy Hopp: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Randy Hopp, running for Gail Borden Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Elizabeth Kruger, running for Gail Borden Library Board (4-year Terms)

    Elizabeth Kruger: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Elizabeth Kruger, running for Gail Borden Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • A “SuperCroc” exhibit featuring 40-foot crocodiles that lived 110 million years ago is headed in early May to Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin. Here is the 6-foot skull of a Sarcosuchus found in 2000 in Niger.

    “SuperCrocs” coming to Elgin library Feb 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    An exhibit featuring enormous 40-foot crocodiles that lived 110 million years ago is headed in early May to Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin. The Grand Victoria Foundation gave the library a $25,000 grant and another $25,000 challenge grant, for which the library is seeking matching donations.

     
  • Hitchcock’s ‘Foreign Correspondent’ at Gail Borden Feb 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave. in Elgin, will continue its Brown Bag Lunch Classic Films with the 1940 film "Foreign Correspondent" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11.

     
  • One Billion Rising event Feb. 14 in Elgin Feb 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    On Thursday, Feb. 14, one billion women and those who love them will rise up, walk out, dance, sing and demand an end to rape and all forms of sexual violence. One Billion Rising will move the earth, activating women and men across every country.

     
  • Elgin library hosts Great Black Migration talk Feb 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave. in Elgin, will present "The Great Black Migration and Cultural Exports to Illinois" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. It is co-sponsored by the Elgin Branch of the American Association of University Women.

     
  •  Volunteer Alexis Romero, 16, of Lake in the Hills, helps Durryiah McFadden, 4, of Elgin, make a bead bracelet on Saturday at the eighth annual Black History Family Festival at Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin Saturday.

    Elgin library celebrates African-American history Feb 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    Five students from Elgin Area School District U-46 were honored Saturday for their academic achievement and community involvement at the eighth annual Black History Family Festival held at Gail Borden Public Library. “It’s wonderful to put into the spotlight the positives of the school district and the African-American students, because they rarely are highlighted in a positive light,” said festival founder Phyllis Folarin.

     
  • Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago will perform the eighth annual Black History Family Festival on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin.

    Dance, taste, talk open Black History Month at Gail BordenJan 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    The theme of the eighth annual Black History Family Festival will be "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind." Learn the connection between the body and mind and how the health of one affects the other at fun and informative workshops and lectures on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Gail Borden Public Library.

     
  • Gail Borden Trustee Randy Hopp can stay on ballotJan 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    An electoral board ruled Wednesday that controversial Gail Borden Public Library Trustee Randy Hopp will remain on the April election ballot. The board also allowed newcomer Elizabeth Kruger to run, but bounced newcomer Carlos Betancourt from the ballot.

     
  • Melissa Ziel, Gail Borden Public Library’s business librarian and e-book coordinator, demonstrates how to use the new 3M Cloud Library station, which allows people to download e-books wirelessly. The stations are located at the main library and the Rakow branch. $PHOTOCREDIT_ON$Laura Stoecker/lstoecker@dailyherald.com$PHOTOCREDIT_OFF$

    Elgin library expands e-book technologyDec 14, 2012 12:00 AM
    Patrons of the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin now can use new e-book wireless stations and soon will be able to get e-readers on loan from the library. Two 3M Cloud Library stations, one each at the main library and the Rakow branch, allow patrons to download e-books on iPhones and Android smartphones and Nook Color e-readers, said Denise Raleigh, division chief of public relations and development for the library.

     
  • Randy Hopp

    Elgin man banned from library wants to remain on its boardDec 13, 2012 12:00 AM
    He faces felony charges of attacking his parents and he's banned from using the library, but Gail Borden Public Library Board Trustee Randy Hopp says he plans to run for re-election in April. Hopp said he's "the only voice and vote that people can rely on," while calling the library director an "absolute dictator."

     
  • Library should carry mature-rated games Dec 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: As an adult gamer, I find myself puzzled and annoyed by the lack of mature-rated games to borrow from Gail Borden Public Library.

     
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