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Join us for fun in the sun at area parks this summer. Drop by for a 20-minute storytime and browse in the bookmobile afterwards. In case of bad weather, the storytime will be canceled, but the bookmobile will still be available. The bookmobile stops from 11 a.m.–noon, and storytime is at 11:15 a.m.
Pioneer Park (At the corner of Fairview and Fernandez)
Tuesdays, June 16, 23 & 30, July 7, 14 & 21
Frontier Park (In the Northwest corner of the parking lot)
Wednesdays, June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15 & 22
Drop by the library during March and April to view a traveling exhibit about the debates that eventually propelled Abraham Lincoln to the White House. Funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, the exhibit contains information about the debates, the political climate of the time, and the 1858 senatorial election results. Although Douglas defeated Lincoln in that 1858 election, Lincoln later defeated him, and others, for the presidency.
Historians from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum helped to develop the exhibit's content, text and graphics.
Want to learn more about our 16th president? Check out this program coming up in March:
The Roads That Lead to Lincoln – March 17To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.
Friday, May 8, 10 a.m.–noon / Hendrickson Room NorthDo you have Swedish ancestors? Representatives from Genline North America will be available to help you with your Swedish research using Genline’s Swedish Church records database. Come with your research questions to learn more about your Swedish heritage. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.