Celebrate the Season!

Here in the Development Office, we are busy preparing for our upcoming holiday event, Celebrate the Season, a recreation of the historical Walnut Room. The event is November 17th and 18th at the Jacob Henry Mansion Victorian Ballroom.  Guests will dine under a grand Christmas tree, listen to holiday music, make wishes with Christmas fairies, […]

The Benefits of Having a Good Community Relationship with Jumpstart

Linda Atkinson//Youth Services Department, Joliet Public Library Since 2007, Joliet Public Library has collaborated with Easterseals Joliet Region Jumpstart Program to offer a rich array of early literacy programs for parents and their young children. Through our library storytimes and playgroups for infants, toddlers and their parents, those families that choose to participate are introduced […]

Baby Book Club!

Hey All! I know it has been awhile since we have had a new blog post. We have been very busy. One very exciting thing that we have been busy with is planning our Baby Book Club! This is a weekly playgroup that we will be having in our Bradley office on Wednesdays at 9:30am […]

Visit us at the Fair!

Hey there! We are at the Iroquois County Fair for the week!! How exciting! We are raffling off 4 bunches of books! We are also coloring a bunch of bookmarks!! Come see us, chat with us, or go see all of the cool things that the fair has to offer!! Until next time! Tyler

Building an Office

Hey All! Today was a big day for us!! We had many many people come into our office today and it was a little difficult to work. Some of you may have seen our lovely folding table temporary desks, well, today real desks where delivered in pieces to our office. Then Mark and Izzy were […]

Lending Library

Hey All, Our lending library is up and running!! Parents are more than welcome to come in and take a look at our Parenting Shelf. We have a few more books en route, so if you do not see a topic you want, check back in a week or two. These books are available to […]

Teamwork

Hey All, This is what teamwork looks like in our office. Pat enrolled a new family today and went to input the information into our computer system (called Penelope). Pat tried to figure it out on her own, but Penelope can be tricky sometimes. Pat asked for some help from her coworkers. Felechia, JaHana, and […]