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  • See ‘Love Under Fire: The Story of Bertha and Potter Palmer’ Feb 26, 2015 9:22 PM
    Experience the Great Chicago Fire through a film showcasing the story of one of Chicago’s most powerful couples, Bertha Honoré and Potter Palmer, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the St. Charles Public Library. In celebration of Women’s History Month, Chicago film director Amelia Dellos will present “Love Under Fire: The Story of Bertha and Potter Palmer,” the epic love story between young socialist Bertha Honoré and Potter Palmer, a self-made man 20 years her senior.

  • The Limitations to play at St. Charles library Feb 9, 2015 1:48 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library’s Sunday Concert Series will host The Limitations at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15. This trio of experienced and knowledgeable musicians takes you on a journey back to the great American music prior to the British invasion with a focus on Sun Records, which spawned Johnny Cash, Elvis, Carl Perkins and many others.

  • ‘Social Media Marketing Made Simple’ Feb. 3 at St. Charles library Jan 30, 2015 5:23 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library will host a free workshop for anyone interested in incorporating social media marketing into their business or organization. "Social Media Marketing Made Simple" will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3. Presenter Norbert Barszczewski of SCORE will present an overview of social media, its importance and how to evaluate the channels that are right for your business or organization.

  • St. Charles library offers concert, book sale, workshop Jan 30, 2015 10:18 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. Sixth Ave., offers a variety of programs in February, including a concert, storytimes, book sale and more.

  • Bring kids to ‘Story Time at the Nature Center’ Jan 25, 2015 2:22 PM
    Sign up your child for the Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s popular series, “Story Time at the Nature Center.” The programs are for children, infants through age 5, and their caregivers. Staff from the St. Charles Public Library will read books, perform finger plays, sing songs and more. After the program, all are invited to stay and enjoy the interactive exhibits in the Creek Bend Nature Center.

  • St. Charles library to offer free genealogy workshops Jan 15, 2015 12:36 PM
    Did you know that genealogy is one of the fast growing hobbies in the United States? It combines detective work, reading, photography, technology, the science of DNA and in some cases traveling. The St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. Sixth Ave., is offering three free genealogy workshops during the months of January and February for beginners or the advanced researcher.

  • Local composer, percussionist to perform at St. Charles library Jan. 11 Jan 8, 2015 9:38 PM
    The St. Charles Public Library's Sunday Concert Series will host composer and drummer Brian Baxter and his wife, harpist Emily Wren Baxter, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11. Baxter will perform selections from his album “Book of Drum,” a collection of original tracks exploring diverse sounds and rhythms of the drum set through the lens of his life in Chicago. Wren will perform a trio of harp pieces written by her husband.

  • Choices, newcomers on St. Charles library, park ballots Jan 1, 2015 5:00 PM
    Both the St. Charles Public Library and St. Charles Park District will see competitive races for the publicly-elected boards that make the decisions for the two taxing bodies. And both races involve newcomers to the local political scene.

  • Kids, parents ring in the New Year at St. Charles Library Dec 31, 2014 1:50 PM
    Kids and their parents celebrate Noon Year's Eve Wednesday at the St. Charles Library.

  • Musician keeps audience of kids jumping Dec 29, 2014 5:13 PM
    An all-ages concert with Joel Frankel was geared toward kids Monday at the St. Charles Public Library.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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