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September October Newsletter 2017

September October Newsletter

Discover September - October 2017 Starting September 8, the South Elgin Branch will be open on Fridays! See back page. Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Nuestra Casa, Our Community Saturday, October 7 2 – 5 pm Main Library Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our 8th annual celebration in a warm and welcoming “casa” where we will celebrate Latino culture and traditions new and old. Enjoy cuentos in the kids’ room, crafts in the family room, música in the den and more throughout the home. All are bienvenidos! ES Library Card Sign-Up Month September 1 – 30 Show your Gail Borden Library Card to participating businesses like Al’s Cafe & Creamery, Elgin Public House, Herb’s Bakery and Escapade 360—Elgin’s new Escape Room—during September to receive great discounts. You will be supporting literacy and local businesses at the same time. Don’t have a library card yet? Sign up at any Gail Borden Library location! Visit for a full list of participating businesses and discounts. Come say goodbye to Jobaria! 6 th Annual GAIL BORDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT FOUNDATION Thank you sponsors! 6th Annual Gail Borden Public Library Foundation Book Sale & Art Fair Main Library September 14 – 17 See page 8. Gail Borden Library Community Job Fair Thursday, September 21 2 – 5 pm See page 10. Dinosaur Giants An Exhibit from the Sereno Fossil Lab Through September 24 The Dinosaurs are going extinct on September 24! Visit the Main Library to say goodbye to the giants like two-story-tall Jobaria, Suchomimus, the crocodile-like dino and more. - Little Dinos 2: Library Hunt Take the Challenge! Through September 15 Twenty new Little Dinos are visiting all three Gail Borden Library locations. The Main Library is hosting twelve Little Dinos, the Rakow Branch five and the South Elgin Branch three. Find 13 secret passwords for a prize. Fill out all 20 secret passwords, as well as a special back-to-school secret password, and submit your entry at any location for a chance to win a dinosaur backpack and a one-year family membership for DuPage Children’s Museum. Little Dinos Scavenger Hunt maps are available at any Library location. For more information, go to THE GAIL BORDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NEWSLETTER | PUBLISHED BI-MONTHLY ISSUE NO. 2017-05 | September 1, 2017