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  • Engineer Steve Belliveau demonstrates liquid density during the “Getting Excited About Science” program Wednesday at Lake Villa District Library. Belliveau used demonstrations and humor to illustrate scientific concepts.

    Engineer shows kids how to have fun with science during Lake Villa library programMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Engineer Steve Belliveau of Bartlett entertained a packed house using science demonstrations Wednesday at the Lake Villa District Library.

     
  •  Many suburban libraries closed Monday because of the cold. The Wauconda Area Library notified its patrons with their electronic sign along Main Street.

    Cold leaves suburban libraries facing tough choice whether to open Jan 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  • Shane Jones, 2, of Round Lake Beach, watches washers fall down a metal pipe Friday during the Busy Brains Children's Museum program at Lake Villa District Library in Lake Villa.

    Children's museum hosts program for kids to explore science principals Jan 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Little fingers tinkered with gears, pegs and plastic pipe during a Busy Brains Children's Museum program at the Lake Villa District Library on Friday morning. Ten activity stations allowed children to explore various science principals.

     
  •  Grayslake residents Sarah Decker and her 2-year-old daughter, Nora, pretend to be bubbling soup during the reading of “Stone Soup” by Ann McGovern during the Color My World program Tuesday at the Lake Villa District Library with storyteller Paddy Lynn. Fifty people watched and joined in the fun as three wintertime stories were performed.

    Storyteller entertains children with winter tales Dec 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Paddy Lynn captivated children with her storyacting program Color My World on Tuesday at the Lake Villa District Library.

     
  •  Librarian Rachel Reinwald, right, helps 10-year-old Gisele Yousif of Lake Villa with an art project Monday during a program called Artful Inspirations at the Lake Villa District Library.

    Art imitators at Lake Villa library Dec 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Glue sticks and scissors were the tools of the day for kids involved in an art program called Artful Inspirations on Monday at the Lake Villa District Library in Lake Villa.

     
  •  Mason Barnett, 6, dresses as a Christmas tree as children sing “Oh Tannenbaum” during Monday’s production of “Holidays Around the World” at the Lake Villa District Library. Children participated by wearing costumes, dancing and singing as they learned about holiday traditions from various countries.

    Children in Lake Villa learn about other countries’ holidays Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Jubilant children joined in with actors in the production of “Holidays Around the World” Monday at the Lake Villa District Library, as they dressed in costumes, danced and sang familiar holiday songs.

     
  • Robert Engelmann: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Robert Engelmann, running for Lake Villa Library Board (2-year Term)

     
  • James Mitchell, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

    James Mitchell: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for James Mitchell, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Gary Stittgen, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Gary Stittgen: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Gary Stittgen, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Pat Gallagher, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Pat Gallagher: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Pat Gallagher, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Kathleen Rettinger, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Kathleen Rettinger: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Kathleen Rettinger, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Caroline Jacobson, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Caroline Jacobson: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Caroline Jacobson, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Barbara Venturi: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Barbara Venturi, running for Lake Villa Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Write-in bid for D41 seat: Feb 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    A Lindenhurst man who was knocked off the ballot in three school board races last week has filed to be a write-in candidate in one of those districts.

     
  • Perennial candidate James Creighton Mitchell Jr., of Lindenhurst, had filed to run for seats on four local government boards in the April 9 election. His named was removed from three of those races Wednesday because of a conflict of interest, officials ruled.

    Lake County candidate knocked off three ballotsJan 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    James Creighton Mitchell Jr., a perennial Republican candidate from Lindenhurst who had intended to run for seats on four government boards in April, can't do so because of potential conflicts of interest, officials have ruled. He will remain on the ballot for the Lake Villa Public Library District board. “I'm disappointed that this was an oversight on my part,” he said.

     
  •  People who eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables are less likely to suffer from chronic illnesses.

    Fruits, vegetables deliver healthy living Jan 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    "What is the most eaten fruit in the USA?," asked a student in Jen Janik's third-grade class at Big Hollow Elementary School in Ingleside.

     
  • People who eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables are less likely to suffer from chronic illnesses.

    Fruits, vegetables deliver healthy living Jan 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    "What is the most eaten fruit in the USA?," asked a student in Jen Janik's third-grade class at Big Hollow Elementary School in Ingleside. The top-selling fruit in the third quarter of 2012 was berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and currants), which brought in an average of $3,755 each week to grocery stores.

     
  • Kids ask about history of droughts Jan 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    "What was the biggest drought in the world?," asked students in Jen Janik's third grade class at Big Hollow Elementary School in Ingleside.

     
  •  T.J. Jabcon took this picture of an illumination from a Tinley Park sighting in 2004.

    Mutual UFO Network to host symposium at Starved Rock Oct 30, 2012 12:00 AM
    Jen Janik's third-graders at Big Hollow Elementary School in Ingleside asked, "Have there been any sightings of aliens in this area?" Some say the possibilities are endless. The Mutual UFO Network sends investigators out to explore possible UFO sightings, most recently in Wisconsin. The group will host its symposium at Starved Rock State Park.

     
  • William Hill Brown wrote the first American novel Aug 21, 2012 12:00 AM
    "Who was the first American to write a novel,?" asked students in Jen Janik's third grade class at Big Hollow Elementary School in Ingleside.

     
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