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March Spring 2016 Excerpts is Here!

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This spring comes in with a buzz of excitement as we welcome a new director in addition to a slew of new programming. Device Advice is a new series that welcomes anyone with questions regarding devices or technology. This is a drop-in session held on select evenings and Saturday afternoons in the Hamil room. March features our visiting professor series that will highlight the Terracotta Warriors and Quantum Computing. Saving the planet isn't easy but we will learn the tips on Recylcing in Glencoe come early April. Our Author Events, feature Justin Peters a local native who discusses his work The Idealist and the struggle over control of information. We have our weekly sing-a-longs as usual but something is up our sleeve as we present an exciting new Magician event for the whole family! Fans of Downton Abbey will love our costume event that discusses the secrets behind creating the vintage attire seeon on the show. With photos mentioned in the New York Times and Newsweek, Photographer Marisa Scheinfeld discusses the Borscht Belt of New York. Can't have spring without animals. Learn the life of Chickens, and watch our farm puppet show. All these events and much, much more in our latest Excerpts.

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Extended Due Dates for New Movies

Have Spring Break on the mind? How about a 3 day weekend coming up? Well starting this week, we have extended the due dates for New Release feature films to 4 Days! Enjoy award winners, action thrillers, and all your favorite stars for longer!

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New Library Director Selected

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GLENCOE PUBLIC LIBRARY SELECTS ANDREW KIM AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

(February 18, 2016)  At its February 17 meeting, the Glencoe Library Board approved the appointment of Andrew Kim as executive director of the Glencoe Public Library. Mr. Kim will step into the position on March 14, replacing Teri Hennes, a longtime library employee who has served as interim director since the resignation of Juli Janovicz in September 2015.

Mr. Kim is currently the assistant director of the Northbrook Public Library, a post he has held for two years.

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Book News 2016

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Success! Thank you to the attendees as well as our host, Books on Vernon Bookstore. We had another great turnout, over 50 people joined us in attendence to hear about the hottest books of 2016 so far. Our list comprised of wonderful works from coming of age character stories to page turning thrillers. Stay tuned for our next discussion coming in a few months. Our Book News presentation is welcome to anyone, and beverages and treats are provided as well. For the list of titles mentioned click January List

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