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Dr. Eve L. Ewing with Ghosts in the Schoolyard and 1919

Meet Dr. Eve L. Ewing, then join the discussion

Join us in March for three virtual programs centered on the work of Educational Sociologist Dr. Eve L. Ewing, award-winning author and assistant professor at ...
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Sounds, science & snow: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris What kind of things do you hear during the winter? When there’s a lot of snow on the ground, it ...
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We suggest: New(ish) fiction titles

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph We miss talking books with you, especially now that the deep winter has set in. But don't worry, we've ...
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Tatiana Swancy, Restorative Practices Coordinator

Meet Tatiana, Restorative Practices Coordinator

Last January, Tatiana Swancy was among eight library staff members who trained to become peace circle keepers, or facilitators. “A peace circle is a tool ...
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Tax Day is April 15

Federal & state tax returns are due April 15 More details from the IRS »More details from the Illinois Department of Revenue » Download, print ...
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Reponse to COVID-19

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Anti-Racism Resource Challenge

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Virtual programs

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