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  • Schaumburg library accepting ‘Food for Fines’ Dec 13, 2014 1:01 AM
    The annual holiday “Food for Fines” program will be ongoing until Wednesday, Dec. 31 at the Schaumburg Township District Library at 130 S. Roselle Road in Schaumburg, as well as at its Hoffman Estates and Hanover Park branches. Library users are welcome to pay their fines by bringing in canned or boxed non-perishable food items.

  • Illini a capella coming to Arlington Hts. library Dec 12, 2014 5:56 PM
    Fans of holiday tunes can attend a free holiday a cappella concert at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library on Sunday night.

  • Round Lake library holiday open house: Dec 11, 2014 4:53 PM
    Friends of the Round Lake Area Public Library is hosting a holiday open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the library, 906 Hart Road, Round Lake.

  • Wolves player visits library: Dec 10, 2014 5:05 PM
    Chicago Wolves defenseman Joel Edmundson will appear at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, to continue the 20th season of the “Read to Succeed” program, presented by Butternut Bread and JULIE, Inc.

  • Elk Grove library trustee proposes expanding services to unincorporated residents Dec 10, 2014 5:30 AM
    There’s an effort to expand the services of the Elk Grove Village Public Library beyond the town’s borders into unincorporated areas that supporters say would benefit a currently underserved population. But they’ll have some convincing to do since the proposal to create a library district requires approval by voters, who must decide if they want library services in exchange for a new property tax.

  • Curious about making music? Dec 5, 2014 4:39 PM
    Learn about a wide variety of musical instruments Saturday at the Vernon Area Public Library, from Stevenson High School’s PREP Community Music Academy.

  • Comic juggler brings reading to life in Naperville Dec 4, 2014 1:03 PM
    Chris Fascione will bring literature to life Saturday, Dec. 6, by creating colorful characters through his combination of acting, storytelling, comedy and juggling in conjunction with Naperville Public Library’s Winter Reading Program.

  • Fremont library’s annaul gingerbread village to be raffled off for fundraiser Dec 4, 2014 4:04 PM
    For four years, Claude Bouteille, owner/chef of Taste of Paris bakery and café, has created a gingerbread village that is displayed inside the front doors of the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein. This year’s display includes a church, the Mundelein Metra station, a log cabin made of pretzels, and the ice palace from the movie “Frozen.” Bouteille does most of the work, but gets some assistance from his staff.

  • Palatine library launches winter reading program Dec 5, 2014 4:08 PM
    The Palatine Library Winter Reading Program, “Snow is Falling, Books are Calling,” begins Monday, Dec. 22, and runs through Saturday, Jan. 31. Sign up and receive a registration prize—while supplies last.

  • Holiday Food Programs Provide Ideas for Gatherings Dec 4, 2014 7:29 AM
    Holiday Food Programs Provide Ideas for Gatherings

  • Learn about wolves and if they are endangered Dec 2, 2014 8:07 AM
    “What do wolves to at night?” “How many canine species are there?” “Have wolves ever been extinct?” Curious young patrons at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein posed these questions after attending naturalist Deb Krohn’s talk, “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?”

  • Dec 2, 2014 7:42 PM
    Enjoy the jazzy sounds of Bruce Blanck’s trio at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Dundee Library in East Dundee. This holiday concert, featuring piano, bass, and woodwinds, is free and open to the public.

  • Hersey’s Dickens carolers celebrate holidays Victorian style Nov 30, 2014 5:10 PM
    Visitors to the Prospect Heights Library got to enjoy a Victorian era holiday celebration Sunday as John Hersey High School’s Charles Dickens Carolers performed favorite songs from the season. The mixed a cappella group performa several shows throughout the holiday season wearing Charles Dickens period authentic costumes.

  • Second Saturday Poetry Workshop set for Dec. 13 Nov 28, 2014 7:19 PM
    The Northwest Cultural Council announces a Second Saturday Poetry Workshop to be held from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 13, led by Angela Narcisco Torres. Saturday’s topic will be “How Does It All End? A Look at Poetic Closure.”

  • Palatine library board announces two open seats for April election Nov 28, 2014 6:22 PM
    Palatine library board announces two open seats for April 2015 Election

  • Holiday programs at the Schaumburg Library — something for everyone Nov 28, 2014 2:43 PM
    Bright lights, store sales, holiday songs and the smell of sweet goodness in the kitchen can only mean one thing — the winter holidays are approaching. At the Schaumburg Township District Library, December brings a plethora of fun and festive programs. From baking and crafts to music and shopping, the library offers something for everyone. If you would like to give a handmade gift to someone special, enjoy a stress-free shopping day in downtown Chicago, create your own holiday décor or whip up delicious foods for gatherings, check out these programs and events.

  • Wolves launch reading program at Naperville library Nov 28, 2014 11:23 AM
    Chicago Wolves forward Shane Harper will visit the 95th Street Library to launch the 20th season of the team’s “Read to Succeed” program.

  • Puppets spread holiday cheer at Bartlett library Nov 29, 2014 3:37 PM
    A unique version of that famous jolly happy soul with a corncob pipe and a button nose came to life Saturday for more than 50 families at the Bartlett Public Library as noted puppeteer Dave Herzog performed “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” to kick off the holiday season. “I like his creativity and variety,” said a laughing Revita DeChalus of Bartlett

  • Prospect Heights library hosts free homework help Dec 5, 2014 3:16 PM
    The Study Buddy Homework Center at the Prospect Heights Public Library provides additional academic support for children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

  • Join Prospect Heights library’s Winter Reading Program Dec 10, 2014 6:50 PM
    The Prospect Heights Public Library is set to begin it Winter Reading Program for adults and high school students.

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