The 2023-2024 One Book, One Community selection is The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb. Read Slocumb’s thoughts about his work and about music in this interview, courtesy of the Vernon Area Public Library. OBOC runs from December 1, 2023 to February 25, 2024.
Libraries are vibrant community hubs where members can explore more than just books. Small projects can lead to big happiness. It started for member Bhavya when she visited the Launch Pad about three years ago.
The Daily Herald featured an article about the library’s partnership with local community member Maya with the installation of a Little Free Pantry on the library’s property. Written by Russell Lissau.
The Daily Herald featured an article about the Maker-in-Residence artist and program. Buffalo Grove artist Anastasia Sitnikov works on a macramé sculpture in the Launch Pad maker space at the Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling. Written by Russell Lissau.
The Launch Pad has selected its first Maker-in-Residence, local resident Anastasia Sitnikov. During the course of her residency she will create an installation for the library; a large-scale wall sculpture that interweaves macrame with laser-cut objects created by library members.
The Daily Herald featured an article on the Summer Library Adventure Kick Off, written by Russell Lissau.
The Daily Herald featured an article about the renovation project for the Indian Trails library’s branch facility in Prospect Heights. Written by Russell Lissau.
Join in a live webinar with Will Shortz, the editor of The New York Times crossword puzzle, on Tuesday, April 25, 7pm. This event made possible by Illinois Library Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events.
Join in a live webinar with Danny Trejo, actor, author and restaurateur on Tuesday, April 4, 7pm. This event made possible by Illinois Library Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events.
The Buffalo Grove Countryside newspaper featured an article about the Super Saturday event “T-Rexplorers Dinosaur Discovery”. Written by Karie Angell Luc, Pioneer Press.