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McCracken Middle School makes reading fun for boys 2014-05-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 8, 2014 , p. 13 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Libraries, Reading, Urquiza, Rocky, Elkheir, Osman, Nabeel, Abdulrehman, Gammeri, Tori
Cuts may spell trouble for suburbs 2011-11-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 24, 2011 , p. 6 Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Robinson, Christie, Chicago Public Library
Quilting keeps local librarians in stitches 2006-07-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 13, 2006, p. B11 Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Arts and crafts, Sachnoff, Cheryl
Swartz brings joy to her Niles West library mission 2006-05-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 2006, p. 8 Niles West High School, North Suburban Library System (NSLS) Librarian of the Year, Libraries, Vogler, Dale, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel, Swartz, Penny
Weed and feed grant bears fruit at Niles West 2005-12-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 1, 2005, p. 16 Codell, Neil, Libraries, Stein, Roger, Grants, Rifkin, Helen, Condon, Angela, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel, Caruso, Stefanie, Barnett, Chris, Swartz, Penny, Niles West High School
Do you have a library card? 2005-09-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 29, 2005, p. 14 Libraries, Skokie Public Library
Novel approach 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 83 Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Reading, Nordmeyer, Ricki, Barnett, Louise
Libraries turn new page to get materials back 2004-07-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 8, 2004, p. 8 Libraries, Skokie Public Library - Operations, Unique Management, Lincolnwood Public Library
Pay the fines on schedule 2004-07-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 8, 2004, p. 16 Lincolnwood, Libraries, Skokie Public Library - Operations, Morton Grove, Editorial
The Patriot Act and library privacy 2004-05-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 13, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 5 Government - U.S., Patriot Act, Libraries
Celebrate contributions of libraries 2004-04-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 15, 2004, p. 18 Libraries, National Library Week, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Editorial
What's new at the old library? 2003-08-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 14, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 6 SkokieNet, Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Editorial
Libraries strut cultural stuff 2002-10-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 3, 2002, p. B3 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Libraries, Illinois Arts Week, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Summer reading : Local librarians offer choices for readers 2002-06-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 2002, p. 71 Libraries, Room, Teri, Reading
Celebrating area libraries 2002-04-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 25, 2002, p. 16 Libraries, National Library Week, Editorial
Holocaust Foundation marks 20 years 2001-09-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 20, 2001, p. 73 Figman, David, Museums, Gans, Erna, Stein, Leon, Libraries, Organizations and societies, Anniversaries and birthdays, Derman, Lisa, Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Gerstner, Lillian
Filters fail to block all smut 2001-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2001, p. 5 Cybersitter, Lake Forest Public Library, Libraries, Cyber Patrol, Hamil, Peggy, WebSense, Glencoe Public Library, Cook Memorial Public Library, Blegen, John, Internet
Libraries ignore Internet filter law 2001-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2001, p. 5 Czarnecki, Cary, Libraries, Vernon Area Public Library, Krug, Judith, Internet, Swafford, Micah, Laws and regulations, Lincolnwood Public Library, Children's Internet Protection Act, Anthony, Carolyn, Flynn, Kellie, Litigation
Just say no 2001-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2001, p. 14 Censorship, Libraries, Internet, Editorial, Laws and regulations, Children's Internet Protection Act
Holocaust Foundation to retain Skokie ties 2001-05-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 31, 2001, p. 3 Museums, Gerstner, Lillian, Harris, Samuel R., Libraries, Organizations and societies, Derman, Lisa, Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Sharing the knowledge 2000-08-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 17, 2000, p. 12 Science, Democratizing Human Genome Project Information: A Model Program for Education, Libraries, Grants, Information and Debate in Public Libraries, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Editorial
The net still can't beat a good reference librarian 1999-03-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 4, 1999, p. 15 Libraries, Internet, Editorial
Curl up with a good book! 1999-02-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 4, 1999, Sec. 2, p. 1 Sulzer Regional Library, Libraries, Business - Bookstores, Steele, Leah, Reading, Sandmeyer's Bookstore, Nordmeyer, Ricki, Sandmeyer, Ulrich, Turtle Island Books, Engleberg, Violet
Library systems deliver materials for patrons 1998-08-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 1998, p. 9 Libraries,
Literacy classes lead to new life 1998-06-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 1998, p. 12 Oakton Community College, Alliance for Lifelong Learning (ALL), Skokie Public Library, Libraries, Antonik, Marilyn, Literacy, English as a second language (ESL), Adult education
The Night Owl Knows : Library service offers after-hours answers 1998-05-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 28, 1998, p. 91 Gross, Ken, Uselmann, Marilyn, Dempsey, Frank, Libraries, Night Owl Reference Service
Libraries receive $13,000-plus for tech improvements 1998-03-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 19, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Libraries, Saul Silber Memorial Library, Grants, Skokie Public Library - Grants, Technology, Hebrew Theological College
Rush to unveil library 1997-10-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 9, 1997, p. 21 Selan, Lucille, Libraries, Carl Davis Jr., MD Library, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Selan, Albert, Hospitals
Library association, family group do battle 1997-08-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 28, 1997, p. 85 Gounaud, Karen Jo, Censorship, Libraries, Family Friendly Libraries, American Library Association, Krug, Judith, Internet
Reader's block : Libraries differ on Internet access 1997-08-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 28, 1997, p. 85 Mt. Prospect Public Library, Censorship, SurfWatch, Libraries, Glencoe Public Library, Library Channel, Northfield Public Library, Pornography, Northbrook Public Library, Glenview Public Library, Internet, Wilmette Public Library
Telnet into local library 1997-07-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 24, 1997, p. B28 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), NorthStarNet, Libraries, Internet
OCC helps adults improve their English 1997-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 1997, p. 95 Libraries, Antonik, Marilyn, Volunteers in Teaching Adults (VITA), Literacy, Radvinsky, Maya, Schoenberg, Phyllis, English as a second language (ESL), Waskin, Mel, Oakton Community College, Alliance for Lifelong Learning (ALL), Skokie Public Library
Got a question? Ask answer corps 1996-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 1996, p. 5 Marcus, John, Democratic National Convention, Libraries, Volunteer work, Politics - Democratic Party
Taxes up for some despite lower rates 1996-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1996, p. 3 Taxation - Property tax, Libraries, Government, Schools, Parks
Reference librarians search near and far to find the answers 1996-07-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 18, 1996, Sec. 2, p. 1 Libraries, Beck, Terry, Brigell, Bruce, Grodinsky, Deborah
Films project another side of library 1996-06-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 1996, p. 5 Libraries, Movies, Gianni, Steve, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Soul Food 1996-04-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 18, 1996, p. 14 Libraries, National Library Week, Editorial
Read 'em and sleep 1995-04-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Libraries, Schools, Reading, National Library Week
Old soldiers, blind dogs & card catalogs 1995-03-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 30, 1995, p. 15 Evanston Public Library, Lake Forest Public Library, Libraries, Winnetka Public Library, Northbrook Public Library, Cooperative Computer Services, Computers, Glenview Public Library, Wilmette Public Library, Editorial
Skokie foundation funds new library 1994-10-13 The Grainger Foundation is opening a new library. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 13, 1994, p. 9 Libraries, Business, Grainger Foundation
Library network forms foundation 1994-06-30 The North Suburban Library system has formed a foundation to raise money. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 30, 1994, p. 6 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Libraries, Fundraising and fundraisers
Area library system wins $226,000 Illinois grant 1994-04-14 The North Suburban Library System was awarded a $226,000 grant to increase its automated systems. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 14, 1994, p. 20 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Libraries, Grants, Computers
Bill may restrict area library use 1993-05-06 A proposed state law would restrict area library use. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 6, 1993, p. 11 Libraries, Laws and regulations
Libraries celebrate changing lives 1993-04-22 Libraries play an important role in many lives. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 22, 1993, p. 85 Libraries,
Library 'middleman' feels state crunch 1992-11-05 Dramatic changes have occurred at the North Suburban Library System since one-third of its budget was cut by the state. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 5, 1992, p. 89 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Budget and expenditures, Libraries
Library services hit by state cash crunch 1992-08-06 Due to budget cuts at the North Suburban Library System some library services will be lost. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 6, 1992, p. 3 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Budget and expenditures, Libraries
State cuts to affect library services 1992-08-06 Due to budget cuts at the North Suburban Library System some library services will be lost. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 6, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Budget and expenditures, Libraries
Library 1991-06-27 The Library Cable Network, which was on Channel 22, is now on Channel 50. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 1991, p. 84 Libraries, Cable television, Library Cable Network (LCN)
Get a glimpse of life down under 1989-01-05 As part of an exchange program between several Illinois libraries and Australia, Skokie Public Library is beginning a year-long exchange program with Australia Waverly Municipal Library in New South Wales. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 5, 1989, p. D7 Libraries, Australia Waverly Municipal Library, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
No Title 1988-07-16 There are 40 learn-to-read programs in the Chicago area. One such program is offered through Oakton Community College and a coalition of libraries that includes Skokie Public Library. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, July 16, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oakton Community College, Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Literacy, Adult education
Information sleuths in Skokie 1988-04-14 The North Suburban Library System reference service operates out of an office in Skokie Public Library. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 14, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Libraries, Skokie Public Library
Check it out 1987-01-31 Local libraries are offering many new services and technologies. According to Carolyn Anthony, Skokie Public Library Director, "there were more changes in the library field in the past few years than in the previous 100. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, January 31, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Anthony, Carolyn, Libraries, Skokie Public Library - Operations, Technology
Libraries receive state grants 1985-12-19 This year eighty-five libraries in Cook County will receive grants totaling $5.04 million. Skokie Public Library will receive $6,278. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 19, 1985, Sec. 4, p. 18 Libraries, Grants, Skokie Public Library - Grants
Class helps illiterates return to mainstream 1985-08-01 Literacy classes are offered at the Skokie campus of Oakton Community College. Simplified books written for functionally illiterate adults are available at the Skokie, Niles, Lincolnwood, and Des Plaines libraries. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 1, 1985, p. 15 Oakton Community College, Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Literacy, Adult education
Reading project updated 1985-05-30 Oakton Community College has purchased two new computers for use in adult reading classes at the college's Skokie campus and the Des Plaines Public Library. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 30, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oakton Community College, Libraries, Literacy, Computers, Adult education
Libraries help fight against illiteracy 1985-04-18 The Des Plaines Public Library, Lincolnwood Library, Niles Public Library, and Skokie Public Library have teamed up through the Oakton District Public Libraries Literacy Council. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 18, 1985, p. 76 Oakton Community College, Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Literacy, Adult education
Libraries deserve thanks for program 1985-04-11 The libraries in Lincolnwood, Niles and Skokie have partnered with Oakton Community College/MONACEP to start an adult literacy program. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 11, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 6 Oakton Community College, Skokie Public Library, Libraries, Maine Oakton Niles Adult and Continuing Education Program (MONNACEP), Literacy, Adult education, Editorial
Program is for adults: Libraries attack illiteracy 1985-04-04 Skokie Public Library and four other area libraries are working with Oakton Community College to launch a year-long reading program for adults. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 4, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oakton Community College, Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Literacy, Adult education
Libraries cooperate to ease adult literacy 1985-03-14 Four local libraries, including Skokie Public Library, will work with Oakton Community College on a program designed to improve the reading skills of adults. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 14, 1985, p. 21 Oakton Community College, Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Literacy, Adult education
Oakton College library: Something to check out 1984-07-01 Oakton Community College has over 60,000 items in the learning resource center/library. The facility is open to all community members, whether or not they are students at the college. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 1, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 3 Oakton Community College, Libraries
Videos, fees and security help libraries keep pace 1984-04-26 Local libraries have developed security systems to keep their collections secure. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 26, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Libraries, Skokie Public Library - Operations
Skokie man to direct libraries at Northern Illinois University 1983-07-31 Theodore F. Walch, of Skokie, who began his professional career at the Library of Congress, will soon take on the job of Director of Libraries at Northern Illinois University. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 31, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Libraries, Walch, Theodore F.
Hunter calls for library funding 1983-05-26 Diana Hunter, President of the Skokie Public Library Board, was recently in Washington and Springfield to ask legislators to support federal and state funding for libraries. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 26, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Libraries, Hunter, Diana
No books banned in this township 1981-05-28 Mary Radmacher, Chief Librarian at Skokie Public Library, is pleased that a bill which would have held librarians criminally responsible for the distribution of harmful reading material to children was defeated. The News, Thursday, May 28, 1981, p. 3 Libraries, Children, Radmacher, Mary, Laws and regulations
Sutker opposes librarian liability bill 1981-05-21 Calvin Sutker, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State, says he is "chilled" by the thought of a law that would make librarians criminally responsible for distributing harmful reading material to a child. The News, Thursday, May 21, 1981, p. 7 Libraries, Sutker, Calvin, Children, Laws and regulations
Kaplan opens Gollay library 1976-09-02 Anna and Charles Gollay Library is open at Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center. The News, Thursday, September 2, 1976, p. 10 Libraries, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Skokie wants a library for Lincolnwood 1976-06-17 Board of Library in conflict with North Suburban Library System and Illinois State Library Committee over proposed library in Lincolnwood. The News, Thursday, June 17, 1976, p. 6 Lincolnwood, North Suburban Library System (NSLS), Libraries, Skokie Public Library - Board, Illinois State Library Advisory Committee
Lincolnwood library proposal finds a home 1975-09-11 Lincolnwood is considering have its own public library, discussing with Chicago and Skokie library districts the costs. The News, Thursday, September 11, 1975, p. 3 Lincolnwood, Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Chicago Public Library
Skokian aids Ike library fund drive 1960-04-07 John Bransfield is appointed assistant to the director for the Eisenhower Presidential Library campaign in Illinois. The News, Thursday, April 7, 1960, p. 14 Libraries, Bransfield, John