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Coping with COVID: May 2

May 02, 2020 - 23:23
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Homewood COVID-19 cases continue to rise. New cases and deaths drop slightly statewide. Markham testing site hours and procedures clarified. Homewood Public Library will open the book return during limited times for the rest of May. Flossmoor Public Library continues regular virtual programs. 

Coping with COVID: April 9

April 09, 2020 - 08:27
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Flossmoor Library is still helping patrons in spite of closure. U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly continues meeting with constituents — virtually. State sets a new record on Thursday for increase in cases. Cases in Homewood and Flossmoor continue to increase. 

Flossmoor’s Black History Month project salutes local artists

January 27, 2020 - 21:09
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The Village of Flossmoor is celebrating Black History Month by reflecting on local African American artists, past and present, who have impacted Flossmoor.

Artists can be nominated for recognition regardless of their medium, and can include musical artists, sculptors, poets, architects, painters, dancers, fashion designers and persons with other creative outlets.

New Flossmoor library procedure seeks to curb bad behavior

January 04, 2018 - 20:45
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In a decision aimed at easing a longstanding issue, teens in sixth grade and older must now present a student ID card in order to avail themselves of services at Flossmoor Public Library. 
 
The move comes after years of complaints by library patrons that some young people who congregate in the upstairs Teen Space are loud, disruptive and disrespectful, according to library Director Aaron Carlin.
 

Banned Book Week focuses on freedom to select books

September 29, 2017 - 10:52
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Did you know the Bible is the book most often requested for removal from libraries? The American Library Association (ALA) keeps track of how many books are challenged and banned from library shelves and celebrates Banned Book Week to remind people they have the freedom to read. Homewood and Flossmoor libraries are celebrating Banned Book Week through Saturday with displays, videos and a contest.

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