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  • AARP volunteers at Warren-Newport library help preparing income tax returns Feb 23, 2015 5:07 PM
    The room was full as 12 volunteer tax preparers helped individuals complete their income tax returns Monday at Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee. Volunteers with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide began helping low- and middle-income taxpayers Feb. 2 and will continue doing so until Apr. 13.

     
  • Gurnee library reception: Feb 19, 2015 5:07 PM
    Warren-Newport Public Library District will host a “Love Your Library” reception on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, 224 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee.

     
  • Students learn making movies starts with having a story Feb 16, 2015 12:53 PM
    “How do people create movies?” asked Elise Diaz’s fifth-grade students at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth.

     
  • Veterans presentation: Feb 6, 2015 5:31 PM
    Military veterans who faced drug and alcohol problems and found a different way to live their lives will be telling their stories on Feb. 16 in Gurnee during a free presentation open to the public and entitled, “Veterans in Recovery.” The program is 6 to 8 p.m. at the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Road.

     
  • Business expert at Gurnee library: Feb 5, 2015 6:21 PM
    An expert in starting businesses will be at Warren-Newport Public Library at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9.

     
  • Veterans discuss drugs, alcohol: Feb 5, 2015 6:24 PM
    Military veterans who faced drug and alcohol problems and found a different way to live their lives will be telling their stories on Feb. 16 in Gurnee during a free presentation open to the public and entitled, “Veterans in Recovery.”

     
  • Gurnee library offers free streaming service Jan 28, 2015 4:54 PM
    Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee has launched a free digital service providing television programs and more to library cardholders. Through the initiative with hoopla digital, patrons have free online and mobile access to more than 200,000 TV shows, movies, music and audiobooks.

     
  • College information at Gurnee library: Jan 19, 2015 5:18 PM
    Detailed information for those headed to college will be available Thursday, Jan. 22, at Warren-Newport Puiblic Library in Gurnee.

     
  • One book, one community in Gurnee: Dec 25, 2014 5:29 PM
    Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee has selected the best-seller “Unbroken,” by Laura Hillenbrand, for the One Book, One Community progran.

     
  • 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.

     
  • The healing process: How the body responds to scrapes and cuts Oct 20, 2014 2:27 PM
    “When you get a cut, how does the body heal? How does your skin heal?,” asked fifth-graders in Elise Diaz and Caroline Dicentio’s classes at Prairie Trail School in Gurnee. 

     
  • ‘Veterans in Recovery’ Oct 12, 2014 4:23 PM
    The public is invited to a Wednesday, Oct. 29, free presentation to hear the stories of military veterans who faced drug and alcohol problems and found a different way to live their lives. “Veterans in Recovery,” is 6 to 8 p.m. at the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee.

     
  • Leaving on top: Gurnee library boss wins state honor just before retirement Jul 24, 2014 4:33 PM
    Warren-Newport Public Library Executive Director Stephen Bero is heading into retirement next week on a career high. Bero has been named the state's librarian of the year. "I just feel good about the way I’m leaving now,” Bero said. “Leaving at the top of my game with honors.”

     
  • “Stories of War” at Warren-Newport library Jul 22, 2014 5:53 PM
    Daughters of a heroic veteran will be featured in a free presentation on from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Road in Gurnee. The presentation is part of a series organized by the Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program, which is affiliated with the Lake County Health Department.

     
  • You’re never too old to compete in a spelling bee May 13, 2014 5:43 PM
    Proving you’re never too old for a little friendly competition, 11 senior citizens participated in the Senior Spelling Bee on Tuesday at Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee.

     
  • Experts see incidents of asthma, allergies increasing Apr 14, 2014 12:45 PM
    “Why does asthma happen?” asked fifth-graders in Elise Diaz and Caroline Dicentio’s classes at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth.

     
  • Possible action against trustee draws another packed house to Gurnee library board Mar 19, 2014 5:01 PM
    Warren-Newport Public Library District’s board meeting Tuesday in Gurnee drew a packed house in support of an elected library trustee — one week after a large crowd vocally backed the agency’s executive director. Trustee Jo Beckwith received the support because of an agenda item that called for her to be censured. Her board colleagues didn't put the proposal to a vote.

     
  • Trustee fails in effort to sideline boss at Gurnee’s Warren-Newport library Mar 12, 2014 5:41 PM
    As the five-hour board meeting inched toward midnight Wednesday, Warren-Newport Public Library District’s executive director finally learned whether he’d get to keep working until his retirement in July. A failed motion to place Stephen Bero on administrative leave means he's still at the Gurnee-based district.

     
  • Gurnee library executive director under fire Mar 12, 2014 5:13 AM
    Warren-Newport Library District board President Socrates Rivers outlined what he said have been several problems with the financial performance by the retiring executive director at a packed meeting Tuesday night. Stephen Bero, who's led the library for the past nine years, was placed in the spotlight by Rivers soon after several in the overflow crown of more than 100 spectators voiced support for the administrator.

     
  • Gurnee's Warren-Newport library board prepares to seek new director Feb 27, 2014 5:54 AM
    Board members at Warren-Newport Public Library District in Gurnee are forming a plan to find a new executive director who would start in the summer. Executive Director Stephen Bero plans to retire July 31.

     
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