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  • Subject: Public libraries
  • Juul Law to Be Modified?
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Feb 1913, p. 1     The directors of Evanston public library have appointed a legislative committee consisting of Wirt E. Humphrey, C. P. Coffin and C. M. Cartwright, to co-operate with other bodies in an effort to get the Juul law modified so that public libraries will secure the appropriations from the tax fund that ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Feb 1913, p. 1   The directors of Evanston public library have appointed a legislative committee consisting ...
  • Wilmette Free Public Library
    Elsie T. Rippel, Local News, 26 Feb 1916, p. 15     The present building was first occupied in 1905. General description of the collection Photograph Wilmette Free Public Library...
    Elsie T. Rippel, Local News, 26 Feb 1916, p. 15   The present building was first occupied in 1905. General description of the ...
  • Evanston Public Library
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Sep 1912, p. 4     List of new books. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Sep 1912, p. 4   List of new books. ...
  • Glencoe library report
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Mar 1913, p. 7     The Glencoe Public Library has circulated 4,166 books since Sept. 10, 1912. Other statistics...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Mar 1913, p. 7   The Glencoe Public Library has circulated 4,166 books since Sept. 10, 1912. ...
  • New Books at the Winnetka Public Library
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 9     New books at the Winnetka Public Library are listed by author's last name and title...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 9   New books at the Winnetka Public Library are listed by author's last ...
  • Wilmette Public Library
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 May 2010, 31, 32     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 May 2010, 31, 32   ...
  • Northern Illinois library systems to merge
    Bosch, Sandy Illian, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Apr 2011, p. 18     As of July 1 the five library systems that now serve libraries throughout Northern Illinois will merge to form a new organization, RAILS--Reaching Across Illinois Library System. The decision to combine the Metropolitan, Alliance, DuPage, North Suburban and Prairie Area library systems, which provide services such as interlibrary loans of ...
    Bosch, Sandy Illian, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Apr 2011, p. 18   As of July 1 the five library systems that now serve libraries ...
  • Library Board seeks to fill vacancy
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 2009, p. 8     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 2009, p. 8   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Surprise story in the stacks
    Diane Teska, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Aug 1973, 80, 81     Interview with library director, Leonard Freiser, about the services, facilities, and activities that take place in the library. Statistics provided about the collection: 74,000 books, 375 periodicals, 2,640 records, 250 framed art reproductions. Per capita circulation of books is 14.5. Total book circulation for 1972-73 is 473,309 Photographs Jackie Less, ...
    Diane Teska, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Aug 1973, 80, 81   Interview with library director, Leonard Freiser, about the services, facilities, and activities ...
  • Wilmette Public Library
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Nov 2009, p. 50     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Nov 2009, p. 50   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Wilmette Rent by Fight Over Site
    The Inter Ocean (Chicago, Illinois), 30 Jul 1903     Village, split into three factions, cannot agree on best position for new Carnegie Library. Women oppose men at the polls. Members of defeated parties now argue that none but men should have been allowed to vote--railroad tracks in the streets add to difficulty. ...
    The Inter Ocean (Chicago, Illinois), 30 Jul 1903   Village, split into three factions, cannot agree on best position for new ...
  • Wilmette Public Library staircase and atrium
        Completed staircase, elevator, and atrium at the Wilmette Public Library, approximately 1988.
      Completed staircase, elevator, and atrium at the Wilmette Public Library, approximately 1988.
  • Wilmette Public Library front door
        The newly constructed new entrance to Wilmette Public Library, completed in 1979. The new entrance faces Park Ave.
      The newly constructed new entrance to Wilmette Public Library, completed in 1979. ...
  • Wilmette Public Library
        Photo of the front entrance to the Wilmette Public Library, taken in the spring of 2005.
      Photo of the front entrance to the Wilmette Public Library, taken in ...
  • Expansion of Youth Services, 1998
        A photo showing the expansion of the library on the third floor in 1998. The addition was a small addition that finished off the third floor and allowed an almost total reconfiguration of the library and the expansion of Youth Services.
      A photo showing the expansion of the library on the third floor ...
  • Determined to remove barriers
    Cullotta, Karen Ann, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Oct 2019, Cover, 6     Describes the efforts of local libraries, including Wilmette Public Library, to remove barriers to access, including going fine-free.
    Cullotta, Karen Ann, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Oct 2019, Cover, 6   Describes the efforts of local libraries, including Wilmette Public Library, to remove ...
  • Wilmette Public Library construction No. 8
        Construction site Wilmette Public Library looking west.
      Construction site Wilmette Public Library looking west.
  • West Wilmette Library Plan Taking Shape
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1935, p. 5     Card party to raise funds for converting old school into library, nursery school. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1935, p. 5   Card party to raise funds for converting old school into library, nursery ...
  • Benefit Play for Evanston Free Library
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1914, p. 4     The opening night of the "Green Stockings" engagement at the Evanston theatre, Monday, January 19, has been taken over by the library committee of the Evanston Drama Club for the purpose of raising funds to purchase new plays and current dramatic literature for the Evanston Public Library. Tickets may be ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1914, p. 4   The opening night of the "Green Stockings" engagement at the Evanston theatre, ...
  • Mrs. Hasse heads library
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Aug 1973, p. 78     Dorothy Hasse, reference librarian, has been appointed acting director of the Wilemtte Library by the board of directors. She assumed her duties August 1, replacing Leonard Freiser, who has resigned. Board members on the search committee for a new director are JOhn O'Connor, Minna Gunther and Richard Smith. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Aug 1973, p. 78   Dorothy Hasse, reference librarian, has been appointed acting director of the Wilemtte ...
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