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U.S. Congressman Robert Dold
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U.S. Congressman Robert Dold To Receive Education Award at FED ED Luncheon on May 11

U.S. Congressman Robert Dold will be the recipient of the FED ED Champion of Public Education award, during FED ED's annual spring legislative luncheon, which … Read more ›

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Scholarship awarded to Stevenson student

The Friends of the Vernon Area Public Library congratulate Elizabeth O’Hara, winner of the third annual Allen Meyer Memorial Scholarship. O’Hara lives in Lincolnshire and … Read more ›

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All Aboard for Free Train fun!

My oldest child is a typical boy, and much like his dad he loves anything that goes. They both have a particular fondness for trains. … Read more ›

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CLC recruiters to present info at area libraries

Would you like to learn more about the College of Lake County just by visiting your neighborhood library? Staff members from CLC Enrollment Services will … Read more ›

Volunteer literacy tutor Ann Hamlin works with a student.
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Volunteer Tutors Help Adults Learn to Read

Volunteer literacy tutor Ann Hamlin helps one of her adult students as he practices his writing. He’s applying for a new job and wants to … Read more ›

VAPLD ESL 2011 food
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Vernon Library ESL class hosts multicultural holiday

English as a Second Language (ESL) students at the Vernon Area Public Library wrapped up their fall semester last week with a multicultural holiday celebration. … Read more ›

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Holiday Membership Party with Tenth Dems!

Tenth Dems Annual Holiday Membership Party will be held on Wednesday, December 7 at The Silo in Lake Bluff. The event is an opportunity for … Read more ›

Author Rebecca Makkai will be at the U.S. end of the event, to be broadcast to Poole, Dorset, U.K.
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Transatlantic author event for 'The Borrower'

Chicago-area author Rebecca Makkai and library patrons in Lincolnshire, Ill., will videoconference with library guests in Poole, U.K., for a transatlantic author event in support … Read more ›

Few of us can live up to the perfect images portrayed in media.
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Library seminar examines psychological impact of holiday movies

Learn how those joyous holiday movies may be feeding your seasonal stress at a free library program presented by clinical psychotherapist and author Dr. Susan … Read more ›

The Vernon Area Library is among 18 Illinois public libraries to receive national recognition.
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Vernon Area Library ranked among best in U.S.

The Vernon Area Public Library is counted among America’s Star Libraries for the second year in a row, as announced in Library Journal this week. … Read more ›