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Rare penny sells for $1.15 million at Schaumburg auction

A rare experimental penny minted in 1792 has sold for $1.15 million at an auction in Schaumburg. Kevin Lipton of Beverly Hills, Calif., bought the … Read more ›

A small home near Schaumburg and Roselle Roads was one of the first libraries in the area. The origin of this picture is not known, but it is suspected to be clipped from a newspaper. (Photo provided by Schaumburg Township District Library)

Schaumburg library celebrates golden anniversary

In the past 50 years, Schaumburg has radically changed, moving from a rural community to a hub of commerce in northwest suburbs. At the time … Read more ›

From the community

Library To Hold Cultural Presentations from Rome and Africa

Journey through Rome and West Africa this month with presentations at the Schaumburg Township District Library. Both presentations will take place in the Rasmussen South … Read more ›

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In their own words: TribLocal contributors reflect on 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001, dawned bright and clear, but before the day was out indelible memories had been etched into our collective consciousness. For the 10-year … Read more ›

Indian mound survives Schaumburg sprawl

The Daily Herald reports: In 1919, a researcher for the Chicago Historical Society named Albert Scharf recorded the existence of an American Indian mound among … Read more ›

From the community

Czechoslovak Heritage Museum event honoring former Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak

The Czechoslovak Heritage Museum will hold an event to honor former Chicago Mayor Anton J Cermak on Saturday, April 16 from noon until 4pm. The … Read more ›

From the community

Agatha Christie

Celebrate Women's History Month at Schaumburg Township District Library Monday, March 21st at 7:30 pm by spending the day with Agatha Christie, England's "Queen of … Read more ›