Author Archive | Susan

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We Stand Against Racism

A Message from the Executive Director Sorrow. Anger. Worry. These are feelings all of us have experienced over the past few weeks following the horrifying and tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the ensuing response. The complicated situation makes it hard to know what the “right” thing to say is. But as a […]

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Library COVID-19 Update

A Message from the Executive Director We hear from many of our residents that they are anxious to be able to use their library again. Here is our plan for gradually restoring services. It is very similar to our surrounding libraries—we are all taking things slowly to prevent the library from becoming a place where […]

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On the Bright Side

I expect that we will all look back on this strange time with bad memories and good ones, as well. We were sad to lock up the Library knowing there are a lot of readers, viewers, gamers and listeners out there who would like to be using those books, DVDs, videogames, and CDs. We know […]

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Executive Director Addresses COVID-19

To Our Niles-Maine District Library Patrons— We are keeping a close eye on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) news, and of course since we are a Library, we know the most reliable sources of information. Some of these are: The Center for Disease Control www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html The World Health Organization www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 The Illinois Department of Public Health http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus […]

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