Maywood Public Library Shares $9K Big Read Grant | Take A Summer Reading Challenge
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Maywood Public Library Shares $9K Big Read Grant | Take A Summer Reading Challenge

The novel Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea.  Friday, June 3, 2016 || By Michael Romain  The Maywood Public Library will share a $9,000 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read grant with five other area libraries to explore immigration-related issues through the novel Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. The library … Continue reading

Maywood Preps for Two 5K Run/Walks & A ‘Billion Steps’ | Earth Day Cleanup Channels Spirit of Lennel Grace
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Maywood Preps for Two 5K Run/Walks & A ‘Billion Steps’ | Earth Day Cleanup Channels Spirit of Lennel Grace

Some of the participants in last Saturday’s Illinois Prairie Path Earth Day Cleanup gather inside a village-owned building on 11th Avenue and the Prairie Path. The event channeled the spirit of its late organizer, Lennel Grace, who passed eight weeks before it was to have taken place. | Photos courtesy Alise Buchmeier  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 … Continue reading

Maywood Library Director Says, ‘We’re Open For Business’ Despite What Some May Believe
Community Notebook / Government / Maywood Public Library

Maywood Library Director Says, ‘We’re Open For Business’ Despite What Some May Believe

Thursday, June 4, 2015 || By Michael Romain  “We are getting a fair number of people who still think the library is closed,” said Stan Huntington, the executive director of the Maywood Public Library, during a recent interview in his office within the library’s original 110-year-old Carnegie building. Huntington said it’s been hard navigating two … Continue reading

Maywood Public Library Awarded $61K Technology Grant
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Maywood Public Library Awarded $61K Technology Grant

(The Maywood Public Library. Photo by ABC7 Eyewitness News). Wednesday, July 9, 2014 || By Michael Romain  The Maywood Public Library has been awarded $61,000 through the state’s Eliminate the Digital Divide grant program. The grant, which was awarded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) last month, is designed to provide funding … Continue reading