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Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day @ Your Library!

Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day @ Your Library!

Did you know that October 11, 2014 marks the third annual Star Wars Reads Day? Come by the Library anytime that week and you could take home something fun! We have posters, trading cards, stickers, and other fun Star Wars-themed merchandise that we are giving away. Join us on Saturday, October 11 for Star Wars [...]

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October @ the Franklin Park Public Library

October 1 – Friendship Quilting Club – Join us for crafting and camaraderie. Whether you are a newcomer or a long-time quilting enthusiast, you’re invited to learn new techniques, talk about fabrics and share patterns. 10:00am-12:00pm October 3 – Morning Movers Storytime – Let’s sing, play, and read in this storytime for babies and toddlers. [...]

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Cake Cutting Ceremony at Triton College to Celebrate 50 Years

Cake Cutting Ceremony at Triton College to Celebrate 50 Years

Here is a video of the cake cutting ceremony at Triton College in River Grove, IL to celebrate the college’s 50th. anniversary.

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Crazy but True -Intoxication without drinking?

Man gets drunk without drinking a drop: Is it possible to get drunk without drinking a drop of alcohol?  Yes, it turns out, thanks to a rare and bizarre ailment newly dubbed “auto-brewery syndrome.” As National Public Radio NPR explains, this case involved a Texas man who would get drunk at random times while swearing up and down that [...]

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OCTOBER OBSERVANCES – Familiar and some Funny too!

October Monthly Observances – Some you know, some you don’t Adopt A Shelter Dog Month AIDS Awareness Month (President Reagan) American Cheese Month Antidepressant Death Awareness Month Apple Month Link Bat Appreciation Month Black Speculative Fiction Month  Link Breast Cancer Awareness Month Bullying Prevention Month Link (World) Blindness Awareness Month Link Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month Celiac Disease Awareness Month Celebrating [...]

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Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

 This is a Feel Good Story,  Kids doing the Right thing.  A story that could have ended tragically.   Lancaster ,PA. –  Temar Boggs, 15, is being praised as a Teen Hero after saving a 5-year-old girl from an attempted abduction. Pennsylvania police say on July 11 the girl, little Jocelyn Rojas, was kidnapped  while  playing  in her Grandmothers front  yard. Temar Boggs and a [...]

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Sundial Dedication at Triton College

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

To kick-off Triton Colleges 50th. anniversary celebration a dedication ceremony took place on August 28, 2014 for the sundial. Watch the video of the evening ceremony here.

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BROOKFIELD ZOO

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Find a job and career with the BROOKFIELD ZOO … The Chicago Zoological Society (Brookfield Zoo) employs almost 450 full time Employees. In the busy summer season an additional 1,000 to 1,200 seasonal workers are needed. A talented staff with a variety of skills, background are constantly needed and required to operate the Zoo every [...]

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Betty’s Bites goes to Culinary Nirvana – Mantra

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mantra 9438 W. Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, Illinois 60176 (847) 260-5777 Mantra is an Indian Cuisine restaurant in Schiller Park which opened just a few months ago. When you walk in, the first thing you notice is the aroma in the air. It is spectacular.   All of the wonderful spices used in Indian food [...]

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Peter Noone Performing at The Fest for Beatles Fans Chicago 2014

Peter Noone Performing at The Fest for Beatles Fans Chicago 2014

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last weekend this photographer/videographer made his yearly visit to The Fest for Beatles Fans which is a celebration of the music and times of The Beatles. This year was a celebration of the fifty year anniversary of their arrival in America. Many special guests were here to celebrate, Micky Dolenz of The Monkees, Mike Pender [...]

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Wizard World at The  Stephens Convention Center

Wizard World at The Stephens Convention Center

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

For all you comic book geeks out there, Wizard World was held this past weekend at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. some of the hi-lights included a discussion with two co-stars from the Marvel film Captain America, The Winter Soldier.  The two stars are Sebastian Stan as James “Bucky” Barnes and Anthony Mackie as [...]

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