Historical Event @ Talcott

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Boston Massacre Presented by Ray H. Swenson Thursday, March 8 at 7:00 pm Learn more about what actually happened in Boston, MA on the evening of March 5, 1770.  This lecture will help you understand the beginnings of the British/American rebellion against the King of England.  Former history teacher, Ray H. Swenson, dressed as a British soldier will present pictures … Read More

Returning Library eBooks

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Returning Library eBooks from your Nook or other e-reader Your library book will expire after the lending period is over and you won’t be able to access it on your Nook or other e-reader any more. But if you want to return the ebook before the lending period is over, either so that you can check out more or just … Read More

audioBooks on the Go…

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Learn to browse, check out, and download digital audio books and more from your library’s Virtual Branch website. http://www.omnilibraries.org/ 1. Scroll down the window and choose the type of audioBook you want. Fiction or Nonfiction. First thing you will notice after you have clicked on the AudioBook Fiction tab on the left side of the screen is how many books … Read More

Mrs. Lincoln in Love

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Presented by Actress, Laura Keyes Wednesday, February 29  7:00 pm   Local actress Laura Keyes will share Mary Todd Lincoln’s story about her love for her husband, family and country, as set in January 1862 during the Union uncertainty. Join us for this entertaining and educational event! Event hosted by Talcott Free Library. For more information, visit the library. Free presentation. No … Read More

“RU Ready To Be An Entrepreneur”

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Looking for Employment? Frustrated? Ever Considered Your Own Business? Join Northern Illinois SCORE and several Northern Illinois local libraries to find out what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and what steps you need to take to pursue that dream. In this one hour presentation, we’ll explore:  What it takes to be an entrepreneur; common myths and realities of entrepreneurship; the basic critical … Read More

Super Couponing with Jill Cataldo

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Change the way you shop forever! Saturday, February 11 10 am– 12 pm LOCATION CHANGE: Rockton Fire Station Meeting Room Jill Cataldo will teach you how to purchase hundreds of dollars worth of groceries for just pennies! Learn couponing secrets of the pros, which stores will let you stack multiple coupons, how to track sales and discounts online, and best … Read More

Tax Help @ the Library

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  Volunteer tax assistance returns to the library from February 1 to April 12.  You must have an appointment for this one-on-one tax help.  Call 815-624-7511 to make an appointment today! Tax forms will be available at the library starting in January. 

Explore Your Amazing History

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Check out this great new research tool! Thanks to a generous friend of Talcott Free Library, a subscription to ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION is now available online for Talcott patrons.  Please come to Talcott and access this new tool on our library computers.  You can discover the clues your ancestors left you like Immigration, Vital Records, Census, Family Histories, Court Records, Directories, Photographs, … Read More