The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Public Library to host free clinic on how to clear criminal records

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 26, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Education

The Evanston Public Library will host a free record-cleaning clinic March 19 in partnership with the city and the James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy. The clinic is focused on how and why to clear criminal records. No records will be ...

Evanston Public Library offers second annual Chinese New Year event

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 31, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Public Library will host its second annual Chinese New Year celebration Feb. 6., featuring multilingual storytelling and a parade. EPL announced Jan. 25 its plans to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which officially ...

Evanston Public Library series to feature panel on children’s publishing

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 29, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education, Local

The Evanston Public Library will host a panel on children’s literature Feb. 13 moderated by children’s author and book reviewer Betsy Bird. The program, “Publishing Children’s Books in the 21st Century,” is part of th...

City Council hears update on Robert Crown renovations

Nora Shelly, Reporter

January 20, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City officials will move forward with the campaign to overhaul facilities at the Robert Crown Community Center after receiving favorable results from a public survey. Evanston hired an independent agency, Community Counseling...

Evanston’s MLK Day celebrations emphasize arts, altruism

Ben Winck, Reporter

January 15, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Several city institutions will host a variety of events focused on the arts and community service throughout the coming week to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Many of the events will take place Sunday and Monday — the off...

Local bookstore partner shares experiences from book-delivering trip at U.S.-Mexico border

Daniel Fernandez, Reporter

January 11, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

A co-owner of a local bookstore discussed the importance of multilingual children’s literature for Latino refugee children at Evanston Public Library on Saturday. EPL kicked off a monthly series about children’s literature...