Articles filed under Lake Villa Public Library

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  • Lake Villa Library offers free music downloads Aug 15, 2011 4:49 AM
    Lake Villa District Library cardholders can now download free music through the library’s website at and Freegal music sharing at

  • Lake Villa Library starts first teen advisory board Jul 25, 2011 4:43 PM
    The Lake Villa District Library will gather more information about how to better serve teens, thanks to the formation of a teen advisory board, officials said. “We have been increasing our programs aimed at a 7 to 12th grade demographic. We thought it was time that they have a say in the programs and materials we provide,” said Kerry Reed, the head of library’s youth services.

  • Babowice: A penny saved is a penny earned Apr 26, 2011 10:09 AM
    Why save money when it's more fun to spend it? Michael Miller, economics professor at DePaul University in Chicago, says you have to understand why it’s important to save that hard-earned money and avoid the temptation to run off and buy a new video game. If you put you money in the bank, not only are you saving, but you are earning as well.

  • David Hartwig: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 3:47 PM
    Candidate information for David Hartwig, running for Lake Villa library

  • Anthony Gundrum: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 3:47 PM
    Candidate information for Anthony Gundrum, running for Lake Villa library

  • Lake Villa reading program Dec 30, 2010 6:02 PM
    Lake Villa District Library’s winter children’s reading program, “Stories that feed,” begins Monday and runs through Jan. 29. The program encourages reading with a purpose and will help donate money to charity. Participants will track how many minutes they read using a special reading log. Based on the number of minutes logged, the library will donate up to $5 per participant to the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Reading logs are available at the Adult Services Desk. Participation is open to youth in preschool through 12th grade. Children who are not yet reading, but who are being read to by others, are also encouraged to participate. To learn more, go to the reference desk or call (847) 356-7711.

  • Lake County briefs Jul 28, 2010 12:01 AM
    An open house to review possibilities and receive comments regarding options for the Forest Sheridan Forest Preserve will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest.

  • Out & About: Worth checking out in Lake County Jul 14, 2010 12:01 AM
    Film Acting Workshops: 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, Improv Playhouse, 735 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. A casting coach will hold a film acting intensive for adults.

  • Illinois legends focus of library summer reads Jun 7, 2010 12:01 AM
    This summer, the Lake Villa District Library is focusing on "Infamous Illinois ... Legends, Legacies and Lore" for its annual adult summer reading program.

  • Letters from the front chronicle a World War II soldier's ordeal May 31, 2010 12:01 AM
    Lyle S. Wessale was an 18-year-old kid when he was drafted by the U.S. Army in 1944. Pulled from the security of his home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wessale was shipped to the front lines in France and Germany.

  • Lake County briefs May 15, 2010 12:01 AM
    Bob Podgorski will lead a lesson in identifying your competencies and using them in the job search on Thursday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Villa District Library. Podgorski says it's common for those looking for a new job to focus on skills and overlook competencies.

  • Lake County briefs Apr 14, 2010 12:01 AM
    Dave Verbeten of Action Coach Business Coaching will present a seminar from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at Harris Bank, 354 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.

  • Lake County briefs Apr 7, 2010 12:01 AM
    The Mundelein Park District is seeking volunteers 12 and older to help remove buckthorn at its Diamond Lake Sports Complex during an April 24 work day, 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will join the Comcast Cares team in the annual event to make a positive impact in the community.

  • Lake County briefs Mar 29, 2010 12:01 AM
    Author reads from her books; learning the sounds of birds; District 46 committee forming

  • Veteran TV newsman tells it like it is Mar 19, 2010 10:55 AM
    The days of the stogy-smoking, street-wise reporter in hot pursuit of a scoop are all but gone. But longtime television news reporter John "Bulldog" Drummond still fits the iconic description, a throwback to the golden age of big city journalism.

  • Lake County briefs Mar 10, 2010 12:01 AM
    New principal named; young artists exhibition; jobs expo; meet Emily Dickinson

  • Lake County briefs Feb 25, 2010 12:01 AM
    The Mundelein High School Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band will perform Thursday, March 4, at the school. The show will begin at 7 p.m. It will follow a 4 p.m. concert featuring several world-class small jazz ensembles from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.

  • Lake County briefs Jan 26, 2010 12:01 AM
    The Mundelein High School District 120 board is expected to name its newest member today, following closed-session interviews. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the school, 1350 W. Hawley St.

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