Source: Chicago Independent Bulletin
Yep, you read correctly. Neighborhood libraries will be closed on Monday. However, Harold Washington Library Center, the Sulzer Regional Library and the Woodson Regional Library will keep their regular schedules. These closings, along with 181 layoffs, were solutions to the $6.7 million library budget cut.
A few questions came to mind.
I digressed. But, it would be great to have these questions answered. What are your feelings on the neighborhood library closings?
Did you know you the Chicago Public Library carries eBooks for Kindles? Would you like to learn how to download them? You’re in luck! Harold Washington Library is offering a short introduction to Chicago Public Library’s Kindle collection as well as the opportunity to check out and download a title in class. You’ll need to bring both your Kindle and a library card in good standing.
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include Kindle class in the subject line.
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Street
Children ages 3-10 and their families can enjoy fun, free activities at Chicago Public Library’s 18th annual Bookamania on Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St. This free event takes place from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Youngsters will have the opportunity to meet famous children’s book authors, illustrators and costumed storybook characters; enjoy puppetry, theater, dance, magic and music performances; and participate in dozens of book-related crafts.
Be sure to continue to share the joy of reading with your children.
Harold Washington Library will be conducting an Introduction to Genealogy workshop from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm on Wednesday August 31, 2011.
Attendees will learn how to find family records and other resources using two of their most popular genealogy databases: Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest Online. Space is limited, so sign up at the 6th floor reference desk or call (312) 747-4600.