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Spring Sports Gaming

March Madness & Spring Break are here! Join us for open sports gaming on Tuesday March 23.  Play NCAA 2010 on the Xbox and Sports Resort on the Wii.  Up to four people can play each console at a time, so bring your friends! When: 3:00-5:00pm, Tuesday March 23 Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. […]

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Teen Tech Week Programs

Teen Tech Week Runs from March 7 – March 13 this year. This past Sunday, we held a workshop on making music videos using free software including audacity, scratch, and animoto. Here is one of the finished videos. Thanks to Christian and Kunal for sharing their music video with us! Join us on Saturday, March 13, for […]

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Enter our Poetry Contest!

Teens aged 10-18 are invited to enter our 13th annual poetry contest.  Submit up to 6 poems by email, snail mail or in person at the library by April 18. Gift cards to Barnes & Noble will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, and all winning entries will be printed in […]

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Presidents Day

The federal holiday we know as Presidents’ Day is officially intended to celebrate George Washington’s birthday on February 22. Lincoln’s birthday falls on February 12, and so a dozen states have chosen to celebrate the third Monday of each February as Presidents’ Day, instead. A few states, including Illinois, also mark Lincoln’s Birthday on February […]

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Martin Luther King Delivering "I Have A Dream" in Washington, 1963

MLK Jr. Day

Monday January 18  is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  King’s actual birthday is January 15, but the national holiday falls on the third Monday of January each year. Want to learn more about King? Visit the King Center for photos and videos. Listen to King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, as well as several […]

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