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Roll Call
Library of Congress Nominee Impresses Senatorsthe Enoch library since 1993. Obama said in the statement he and first lady Mic
Library of Congress Nominee Impresses Senators
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
the Enoch library since 1993. Obama said in the statement he and first lady Michelle Obama knew Hayden from her time at the Chicago Public Library, where she worked from 1973-1981 and again from 1991-1993. Hayden had the early backing of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hayden glides through Senate confirmation hearing to lead Library of Congressgenerations on how copyright works is crucial. Hayden came to Baltimore in 199
Hayden glides through Senate confirmation hearing to lead Library of Congress
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
generations on how copyright works is crucial. Hayden came to Baltimore in 1993 after rising to the No. 2 position at the Chicago Public Library. She defended her side in a public quarrel with Attorney General John Ashcroft over the Patriot Act... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago History Museum wins National Medal for Museum and Library Servicesthat supports museums and libraries with grants, research and policy developmen
Chicago History Museum wins National Medal for Museum and Library Services
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
that supports museums and libraries with grants, research and policy development. Other area winners this decade have been Chicago Public Library (2014), Waukegan Public Library (2013) and Garfield Park Conservatory (2012). “My Chinatown,” “Benito... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
With middle class faltering, socialism no longer a dirty word— one small donation after another. Who could have predicted that? Certainly n
With middle class faltering, socialism no longer a dirty word
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
— one small donation after another. Who could have predicted that? Certainly not me. Not even when I was sitting at a reading table in the Albany Park branch of the Chicago Public Library, my nose buried in the pages of the "Communist Mani... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago's Water Management Commissioner Resignswife, Lynn Lockwood, previously served as an aide to Mayor Daley’s wife, Maggie
Chicago's Water Management Commissioner Resigns
NBC Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
wife, Lynn Lockwood, previously served as an aide to Mayor Daley’s wife, Maggie Daley, and was appointed by Emanuel to the Chicago Public Library board in 2012. She also served as a fundraiser for the the mayor. Murphy’s appointment still requires... Read more
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Daily Herald
West Chicago Library preparing to showcase renovationsWhat's keeping you from visiting the West Chicago Public Library? Does it feel
West Chicago Library preparing to showcase renovations
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
What's keeping you from visiting the West Chicago Public Library? Does it feel too dark inside? Are the lack of power outlets a pain? Do you wish there was more seating? All those problems have been solved, library officials say, thanks to a... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is the Library Card Dying?users with cards older than five years to reregister in 1885, only 829 of the 1
Is the Library Card Dying?
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
users with cards older than five years to reregister in 1885, only 829 of the 11,440 affected cardholders obliged. At the Chicago public library around the same time, about a quarter of cards were renewed after their expiration. The need to issue... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel tries again to start produce bus in food desertsPreviously, he sold retired CTA buses to Food Desert Action for a dollar. This
Emanuel tries again to start produce bus in food deserts
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Previously, he sold retired CTA buses to Food Desert Action for a dollar. This time, he contributed a bus from the Chicago Public Library, but the city also is chipping in up to $110,000 in fuel and maintenance costs for the program in its... Read more

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