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Mystery writers give would-be authors a clue

Fan of mysteries? Working on writing one of your own? Get a peek into the author’s thought process and gain insight into the business side … Read more ›

The author of Crank, Impulse, and other Young Adult favorites, will speak at Stevenson High School on the evening of Oct. 24.
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Young Adult author Ellen Hopkins to appear

Young Adult fiction author Ellen Hopkins is making one Midwest stop on her national book tour for her new title, "Perfect," and it’s in Lincolnshire. … Read more ›

Acclaimed author Russell Banks will speak at the Vernon Area Library in Lincolnshire on October 17
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Pulitzer-nominated author at free luncheon

Russell Banks, the writer that The Village Voice calls “the most important living white male American on the official literary map” will present at a … Read more ›

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Jim Hightower Speaks! Tenth Dems University Welcomes America’s #1 Populist Political Commentator

Tenth Dems University welcomes Jim Hightower, the well-known author, public speaker, and radio commentator on Sunday, October 9th in Northbrook. Hightower is a prolific award-winning … Read more ›

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Check out library books on your Kindle

Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire is excited to announce that its e-book collection is now compatible with the popular Amazon® Kindle e-book reader. Kindle … Read more ›

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Let's Talk Politics: 2 locations! Highland Park & Northbrook

It’s only September, 2011, and everybody’s focused on November, 2012. Are you worried about the next presidential election? How do we generate some new jobs … Read more ›

More than 25,000 items are available at the semi-annual Used Book Sale at Vernon Area Library in Lincolnshire.
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Used Book Sale starts October 21

Build your home library while supporting your public library. The Friends of the Vernon Area Public Library’s semi-annual Used Book Sale will be held from … Read more ›

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U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) to attend Tenth Dems Annual Dinner

Innovative, “rising star” Senator is a potential presidential candidate for 2016 (Highland Park, IL) – The Illinois Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems) announced that … Read more ›

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Retiring State Senator Susan Garrett to Receive Ab Mikva Political Courage Award

Fundraiser for Tenth Dems includes Keynote Speaker U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and additional volunteer awards Highland Park, IL (August 23, 2011) — The Illinois … Read more ›

Special ops consultant and bestselling author Brad Thor will visit in support of his newest novel, FULL BLACK
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Libraries in Lincolnshire, Gurnee to host thriller authors

New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor will appear at two free public events in August to speak and sign copies of his forthcoming novel, … Read more ›