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In Memory of Chuck Berry: 1926-2017

Known for his highly energetic stage performances, Berry is considered one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.  Born in St. Louis, Berry’s big break came after he moved to Chicago and signed with Chess Records in 1955.  At Chess, he recorded some of his most famous works, including “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and […]

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Stacy’s Best Music of 2016

Stacy in Adult Services sure loves her music!  Here are her picks for the best CDs of 2016. –Lemonade (Beyonce) –The Colour in Anything (James Blake) –Blackstar (David Bowie) -Coloring Book (Chance the Rapper) –A Dangerous Woman (Ariana Grande) –Hardwired…to Self-Destruct (Metallica) –Blonde (Frank Ocean) –Endless (Frank Ocean) –A Moon Shaped Pool (Radiohead) –ANTI (Rihanna) […]

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Rock the Boat!

We’ve got three local teen bands lined up to play live at the library on June 18.  Blame the Dog, winner of last year’s virtual battle of the bands is back!  Joining them are Illusion and Southern Fear. Help us kick off our “Make Waves” summer programming lineup!  Register by calling at 847-663-1234 or visiting […]

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