Save Illinois Libraries

(reprinted from Friends of the Glenview Library’s Used Book Store site of Facebook)

The Director at the Library’s Used Book Store pointed me to this article in the TribLocal – the community section of the Chicago Tribune. In summary, it seems that the Illinois Library Systems have not received program funds promised by the State of Illinois that support services like interlibrary loans, job search assistance and homework help for students. The North Suburban Library System has had to take out a loan to keep the program going.

A campaign called “Save Illinois Libraries” was launched in October with a focus on reaching out to members of the Illinois General Assembly. You can read more about their efforts at:

http://www.saveillinoislibraries.com/

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