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  • St. Charles library to display student artwork Jun 30, 2014 8:55 AM
    The St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. Sixth Ave., will once again host "Art of the Imagination," the St. Charles Unit District 303 student art show, from July 1-31.

  • Gators, lizards and snakes visit St. Charles library Jun 30, 2014 4:18 PM
    Dave DiNaso starts his energetic show by wrestling a five-foot American Alligator with killer teeth from its box and carrying it through the rows of children's tiny, tender, pink hands. It only got more interesting from there Monday as DiNaso brought his Traveling World of Reptiles show to the St. Charles Public Library.

  • A ‘fishy’ program at St. Charles library Jun 24, 2014 12:53 AM
    What's in the Aquarium? program at the st. Charles Public Libray. Our new aquarium, gift of the Junior Friends, features some familiar fish and also some new fish and creatures. Come listen to a story and learn about what’s in the aquarium as Grant Bedow of Aquarium Maintenance Services, Inc. talks about each of the fish and creatures in the aquarium. There will also be a display of the letters children wrote to the fish during the Library renovation.

  • Check out new look of St. Charles Public Library Jun 7, 2014 1:27 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library invites the community to explore the new look of the library during an open house from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11. The event marks the completion of a renovation project which began in February of this year. The open house will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony facilitated by the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, tours, refreshments and entertainment.

  • Why Amelia Earhart still fascinates us May 23, 2014 9:36 AM
    History comes alive at the St. Charles Public Library as historian and actress Leslie Goddard presents “Never Lost: Amelia Earhart Before the Legend” at noon Thursday, May 29. American aviator Earhart’s courageous exploits and spirited personality made her an international celebrity in the early 20th century.

  • St. Charles library hosts ‘Herbs for the Garden and Kitchen’ May 17, 2014 2:18 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library will present "Herbs for the Garden and Kitchen" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22. Ruth Ann Seney, a University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener, will present examples and instruction on how to grow and preserve a variety of herbs. Suggestions and recipes for using herbs in cooking will be provided.

  • Singer Lee Murdock sings about the Great Lakes Apr 21, 2014 9:33 AM
    Singer and songwriter Lee Murdock will perform "Songs of the Great Lakes Region" at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the St. Charles Public Library.

  • Asbestos gone, St. Charles library ready to re-open Mar 28, 2014 5:43 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library closed this week when a renovation in progress uncovered asbestos. It will re-open Saturday. A look at the changes and how they fit into the library’s overall plan for the future.

  • St. Charles Public Library closing March 24-28 Mar 21, 2014 1:38 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library will be closed during its renovation project beginning Monday, March 24, to Friday, March 28. The library is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, March 29, at 9 a.m.

  • St. Charles Public Library Mar 11, 2014 11:26 AM
    The St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. Sixth Ave., is celebrating Teen Tech Week March 8-14. It is a library-wide celebration of teen programming and the many tech resources available to teens at the library.

  • St. Charles Library welcomes new director Mar 3, 2014 3:50 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library welcomed its new director, Pam Leffler, on Jan. 2. She succeeds long-time director Diana Brown, who retired on Dec. 31. Leffler said, “St. Charles has an outstanding reputation, not only locally, but within the Northern Illinois library community and on a national level. I look forward to building on that commitment to excellence.”

  • Huntley celebrates 45 years on St. Charles library board Apr 28, 2014 8:38 AM
    St. Charles Public Library board member Norman Huntley will celebrate his 45th year of service on the library board this month.

  • Winter reading in the suburbs: What's hot right now Jan 17, 2014 3:33 PM
    Barrington High School grad Veronica Roth's debut trilogy is on the minds of teens across the suburbs. Her three novels are consistently among the most checked out young adult books from Naperville to Grayslake.

  • Best-selling author to speak at St. Charles library Jan 5, 2014 5:55 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library Foundation will host “An Evening with Author Sara Paretsky” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at the St. Charles Public Library. The best-selling suspense author and Chicago resident will discuss “Trailing After Dickens: Why I Write the Books I Do.”

  • Pokemon battle takes over St. Charles library Jan 3, 2014 5:24 PM
    With the lights turned on low and the sound turned up, a Pokemon battle overtook a room Friday at the St. Charles Public Library as kids from all over the area came to the second annual tournament. Aaron Rogalski, 9, of West Chicago, who had never been in an organized Pokemon tournament, was all smiles after he won one of the rounds he was in. “It’s great” he said.

  • Kennedy portrayed in program at library Nov 19, 2013 4:48 PM
    Actress and historian Leslie Goddard of Darien, portrays Jacqueline Kennedy at the semiannual Fascinating Women in History Series at the St. Charles Library Tuesday.

  • Actress, historian to portray Jackie Kennedy Nov 14, 2013 10:31 AM
    On Tuesday, Nov. 19, actress and historian Leslie Goddard will portray Jacqueline Kennedy at a special program commemorating the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death at noon.

  • Karen DeVault: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:03 PM
    Candidate information for Karen DeVault, running for St. Charles Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Victoria Haines: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:03 PM
    Candidate information for Victoria Haines, running for St. Charles Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • League of Women Voters wants to register voters Sep 17, 2012 11:56 AM
    Kane County League of Women Voters has scheduled several dates to register voters for the November election.

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