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The Roots of Americana: Musical Memories

Join us for a Solo Concert on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Steve Justman has been performing Americana, folk, and popular music in the Chicago area and neighboring Midwest region for many years. Steve is a collector of songs as well as other artifacts of Americana. Entertainers of all types influenced him, the kind rarely found today. Steve showcases his collection of songs in his performances, singing and interpreting a mix of traditional and popular folk, pop standards, and classic country that people might know while focusing on connecting with his audience and pure entertainment.

Registration is preferred.

You may register online or by calling 815-485-2605.

The library is located at 120 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL 60451.

Oscar Raffle - Make Your Pick

Come to the Adult Services Desk to "Make Your Pick" for the Oscars. Choose who you think will win "Best Picture" (only one vote person, please). If you're right, you will be entered into a raffle to win a movie basket. Entries must be made by 4 pm on Saturday, March 1.

Position Available: Digital Services Assistant

The New Lenox Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative, service oriented self- starter with technical expertise who enjoys using, learning and teaching various technologies.

This is a new position in our newly created Digital Media Lab and will require someone able and willing to help develop the necessary training tools as well as work one on one with individuals using the equipment.

Familiarity with a wide variety of software and systems is required including: Microsoft and Apple computer systems, Adobe creative suite, video and audio editing equipment and software and more. The ideal candidate would be a team oriented, continuous learner with instructional and troubleshooting skills and a related technical background. Attending related workshops and seminars as well as participating in outreach activities would be required.

This position has been filled.

Board Approves New Cafe Tenant

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On Monday, February 10, the Board of Trustees voted to rent the cafe space to Mark and Debbie Vejvoda of Manhattan. The Just 4 U Cafe will be open around the end of April or beginning of May and will serve hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and other delicious treats. Stay tuned for more details.

Textbooks at the Library


Did you know the Library has most of the District 122 textbooks (and some of the Lincoln-Way District 210 textbooks) available for students to use? Textbooks may be used inside the library to complete homework assignments, but they may not be checked out and taken home. So the next time you forget to bring your science textbook home from school or you need a page copied from you grade's Student Math Journal, give us a call to see if we have the textbook you need to complete your assignment.


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