Here are some facts about Illinois. The largest city is Chicago. The state capital is Springfield. The state motto is "State Sovereignty, National Union".
Summer's coming to an end, and you know what that means: Back to school!
Small towns can provide both perks (knowing all your neighbors; a sense of camaraderie) and pitfalls (lack of privacy; not much to do). Small towns persist as popular settings for fiction books!
The sense of smell is our oldest sense and can evoke powerful reactions: one whiff of a lilac bush or a certain cookie recipe might catapult you straight back to childhood!
There's a reason cats were worshipped by ancient societies: they're fabulous!
So you've found your German town of origin, now what?
The Edgar Nominee's for Best Mystery Novel were announced earlier this year and at the end of April, the Winner of the 2016 Best Mystery Novel was announced.
Many popular programs and miniseries on television were inspired by the written word! So if you enjoyed these shows pick up the books that brought them about!
The World's Fair was held in various cities (including in Chicago, more than once!) to showcase modern technology and other novelties.
The library now provides access to the Fold3 online database!
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