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Library Closed October 19

Please note that the library will be closed on Friday, October 19th. We will be installing some new carpet on that day.

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Used Book Sale Coming Up

Be sure to reserve some time on Saturday Oct 20 - Monday Oct 22nd to check out the Used Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Library. The book sale takes place from 9 to 5 on Saturday, 1-5 on Sunday (everything half price) and 9 to 12 on Monday ($2 per bag). More information can be found here.

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Skolnik Reception and Art Program

Did you know that in 1934 the library received a painting from the Public Works Art Project? The is "Composers" by William S. Schwartz and we will be having a reception in honor of Ken Skolnik for the gift of restoring and framing the painting. The painting will be on display and Madron Gallery art swpecialists Bruce Bachman and Yin Shen will share information about Chicago artist Schwartz and the Works Project Administration Federal Arts Program.

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Celebrate Banned Books Week

Come to the library to learn about Banned Books Week. We have booklists, bookmarks and the display near the entrance has a selection of the evil books. Banned Books Week beings September 29th.

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America's Musical Theatre Legends

Due to the incredible popularity of Susan Benjamin's series on America's Musical Theatre Legends, we have added many more programs in the series. Upcoming programs are as follows:
Judy Garland: September 10
Rodgers and Hammerstein: October 8
Jerome Kern: November 12
Ethel Merman: December 10
Lerner and Lowe: January 14 (2008)
Richard Rodgers: February 11 (2008)

All programs take place at 1:00 in the library Hammond Room.

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Sunday Hours Resume

Sunday Hours will resume on September 9th. We will be open from 1-5 on Sundays.

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Date of Library Board meeting changed

Please note that the date of the Library Board of Trustees meeting has been changed. It will now be on Wednesday November 14 at 7:30. Visit our Library Board webpage for the agenda.

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Excerpts is the library newsletter and comes out every three months. It is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Copies of the newsletter are available online (below) and at the library. Please be sure to check the library calendar for program updates.

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