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Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Month

Indigenous Peoples’ Month is celebrated each November. During the month, it’s a time to honor the stories, traditions and culture of Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and affiliated Island communities. This month and every month, we celebrate the culture…

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What does it mean to be an American? 

There are many answers to that question, and my opinion is one of many. However, it’s very much tied to my profession as a librarian: Americans desire the freedom to think and do what they feel is right in their…

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Freedom to Read Rally

In 1953, the American Library Association (ALA) came together with literary leaders around the United States to condemn attacks on free expression by creating the Freedom to Read Statement. The statement begins with: “The freedom to read is essential to…

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Banned Books Week

Celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week (October 1-7) with a fun day at the Library! On Sunday, October 1 we invite the community to come together for a rally. Stop by beginning 2 pm to make signs,…

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Latine & Hispanic Heritage Month

Happy Latine/Hispanic Heritage Month! According to the National Hispanic Heritage Month website, “Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from…

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Proviso Township Library Treasure Hunt

During the month of September, the libraries in the Proviso Township are putting on a challenge for patrons to visit all the libraries in our township and are entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card! The goal of this…

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National Library Week 2022

  Share Your Library Story Celebrate National Library Week by telling us your Library story. We would love to hear about how the Library has helped you, impacted your life, or even a fun moment. Fill out this form to…

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September is National Library Card Sign Up Month

There’s nothing more empowering than a library card. Through access to technology, media resources and educational programs, libraries provide people of all ages the opportunity to pursue their dreams and passions. How much money can you save?  Visit our Library Value…

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