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Girl Scout Night at Chicago Sky Invites Alumnae to Honor 100th Anniversary and Pay Tribute to Title IX

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA and the 40th anniversary of Title IX. To honor these milestones, Girl Scouts … Read more ›

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Bobblehead Dad: Be a Better Dad Today

Not a day goes by that I don't get to hang out with a dad who inspires me. Yesterday, I was able to spend some … Read more ›

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Registration Underway for Summer Camp at the Galowich Family YMCA

With summer vacation just around the corner, it's time to start planning for summer camp at the Y! The top-notch camp staff at the Galowich … Read more ›

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Summer Camp Registration Underway at the YMCA

With summer vacation just around the corner, it's time to start planning for summer camp at the Y! The top-notch camp staffs at the Greater … Read more ›

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GR2012 Celebrating Sustainability Festival

3rd Annual – GR2012 – Celebrating Sustainability FestivalSaturday, May 19, 20129:00 am – 7:00 pm Rain or ShineJoliet Junior College1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431 … Read more ›

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Joliet Library: Source for Free Summer Events!

Last year approximately 4,000 children, teens, and adults participated in Joliet Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program, an event intended to promote literacy and encourage … Read more ›

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May the Force Be With You!

Joliet Public Library hosts third annual Star Wars Day featuring over 30 costumed characters from the Star Wars Universe including fan favorites Darth Vader, Luke … Read more ›

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The Plate Spinner Chronicles – The Winds of Change

Four years ago, I posted my first column on TribLocal, inviting you to follow my adventures as a working parent. With each submission, I’ve shared … Read more ›

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Bobblehead Dad: We Can Save 1.7 Million Children

I recently took my teenage son to the pediatrician for an annual check-up. Driving to the doctor’s office, my son asked, “Do I have to … Read more ›

Benjamin Klahn, right, and Janet Brandy staff a booth at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo to promote the Joliet Public Library's Star Wars Day. (TribLocal photo / Patrick W. Rollens)

Library promotes Star Wars Day at comic book expo

Librarians from the Joliet Public Library staffed a booth at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo last weekend to promote their upcoming Star Wars Day … Read more ›