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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Public Library aims to continue diversifying its collection as legislation in Illinois outlaws book bans in public libraries.

Amid statewide law prohibiting book bans, Evanston Public Library continues diversifying collection

January 8, 2024

Even when the content was “harsh,” Evanston resident Heather Jean said she always encouraged her two children to explore all types of literature when they were growing up.  Much of that literature...

A red brick building with the words “Evanston Public Library 1703 Orrington” on the side.

After recent security threats, local libraries emphasize safety, intellectual freedom

September 21, 2023

A series of unsubstantiated bomb threats at several area libraries sent shock waves through northern Illinois communities in late August and September. These threats reached Evanston last week. Evanston...

The Evanston public library sign, gold lettering on a red-brick building.

Evanston Public Library’s first annual Blueberry Awards highlight nature, sustainability in children’s literature

March 29, 2022

Slimy insects, invasive species and hidden foxes brought home the prize this week as some of the subjects of Evanston Public Library’s inaugural class of Blueberry Award-winning books. EPL designated...

A man speaks at Evanston Public Library’s board meeting Wednesday. Members of the library’s board defended their commitment to diversity and inclusion at the meeting.

EPL board reiterates commitment to diversity, declines to discuss Williams’ suspension

May 18, 2017

Members of Evanston Public Library’s Board of Trustees reiterated their commitment to diversity while declining to address the cause of the recent suspension of popular librarian Lesley Williams at a...

Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave. In recent weeks, residents have called for an equity audit and increased diversity at the library.

Evanston Public Library limited by small budget, lack of resources

May 11, 2017

After the recent suspension of popular librarian Lesley Williams — for largely unknown reasons — some residents have called for an equity audit and increased diversity at the Evanston Public Library. The...

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