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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.
Susan Auld, the facilitator for the Poetry Place (the Library's writing group for poets), had her poem, Practicing the Art of Zen, featured on www.YourDailyPoem.com on June 8. Her poem first appeared on the Illinois State Poets Society Website. Congratulations to Susan!
Need to learn a new language? Want to refresh the language skills you already have? The library is pleased to now offer A.H. cardholders access to Pronunciator, a new tool for learning languages. With 80 foreign languages to choose from, Pronunciator offers users a full range of services, including interactive language lessons, virtual conversations, quizzes, downloadable MP3s and an available app. It also offers a large ESL curriculum in 50 different languages to help learn and improve English language skills. Learn more
- You will be able to create your own username and password instead of using your library card number.
- Once you are logged in, you will stay logged in.
- You can keep a wish list of items you want to check out.
- It will be easier to place holds and renew items
Check out our new location for community information just inside the Dunton Street entrance on the wall near the Cardinal Room. We have many free community resources available to our customers such as consumer information, local bus schedules, and publications like the Windy City Times and Senior News.