The Friends of the Wheaton Public Library will hold its annual book sale in August. All proceeds will benefit library programs. The sale will take place from 9 a.m to 9 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 and 27 at the library, 225 N. Cross St. A preview sale for Friends members only will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23. A media sale featuring DVDs, CDs, LPs, … [Read more...] about Friends of Wheaton Public Library to hold an annual Book Sale
The community can explore the evolution of the American backyard at the "Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard" exhibit at the Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 28. Through rare photographs, historic drawings and period advertisements, the exhibit explores the mid-century backyard of the 1950s from … [Read more...] about If You’re an Avid Lawn Tender Glen Ellyn is the Place for You!
Each night, 4-year-old Damian Aviles goes to bed with a book because he knows what's going to happen next: Dad is going to read to him. Damian and his father, Andres Aviles, have been bonding over books ever since their family participated in Fathers Reading Every Day, a new program offered through West Chicago Elementary District 33. The district teamed with West Chicago … [Read more...] about A West Chicago Program encourages Dads to read to their Kids
An Aurora man already banned from libraries in Naperville, Wheaton and Glen Ellyn for improperly touching women's feet now is in custody after being accused of doing the same thing in Warrenville. Omar Carlton, 44, of the 1000 block of 5th Avenue, is charged with aggravated battery in a public place after authorities said he touched a woman's feet on April 20 while at the … [Read more...] about An Aurora man has been arrested for rubbing his bare feet on patrons in a local Library