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

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

The Daily Northwestern


Evanston History Center. The center is launching a Community History Project, which asks residents to submit relics of COVID-19.

As history unfolds, Evanston History Center creates a record

May 11, 2020

Snapshots of empty streets. Signs on storefronts urging shoppers to order takeout. Rocks, scattered around neighborhoods, painted with brightly-colored messages. Today, these reminders of COVID-19 are...

Storyteller Nestor Gomez speaks to a crowd outside the Robert Crown Community Center. Residents celebrated the 100-day countdown to the opening of an Evanston Public Library branch in the Robert Crown Community Center Saturday.

Evanston Public Library celebrates 100-day countdown to Robert Crown branch opening

October 27, 2019

Laughter, squeals and jazz muffled the downpour as around 30 residents gathered outside the new Robert Crown Center to celebrate the 100-day countdown to the opening of an Evanston Public Library branch...

Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave. Northwestern will provide $70,000 to pay a social worker at EPL.

Good Neighbor Fund to support Evanston library social work program

January 24, 2019

Evanston residents can walk into the Evanston Public Library and ask to meet with social worker Christina Mendez free of charge, as part of the social work program first instituted in 2017. EPL received...

Karen, one of Squawker and Fay’s four eyasses, was named after current EPL director Karen Danczak Lyons. The couple has successfully hatched one female and three male eyasses, who are expected to start flying this month.

Locals flock to EPL to see falcon banding ceremony

June 12, 2018

Aviary admirers flocked to the third floor of Evanston Public Library on Tuesday morning to see the naming and banding of the offspring of local peregrine falcons. After an unsuccessful nesting season...

Evanston’s lovebirds looking to raise young after tough season

Evanston’s lovebirds looking to raise young after tough season

May 16, 2018

The peregrine falcon — a species that once was endangered — is now thriving across the Midwest in urban landscapes like Evanston’s 1st Ward. Since 2004, the falcons have taken to building their nests...

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