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Damage to Pier One Imports During Blizzard of '79
Pier One Imports roof collapse due to snow storm during the winter of 1979. This lot, now vacant, becomes the future site for the newly founded Lincolnwood Public Library District.

Blueprints for New Library
Gathering to discuss and plan the new Lincolnwood Library building.

Library Staff in "Demo" Library
The Demonstration Library in Lincolnwood prior to the construction of the current facility.

Marking the Beginning of Library's Construction
The construction of the Lincolnwood Library from 1979-1980.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Library
Opening Day of Lincolnwood Public Library District and Dedication Ceremony of Mayor Henry A. Proesel.

Arial Shot of Lincolnwood Library Sept. 1994
Features the groundbreaking ceremony and the renovation construction.

Re-opening Celebration of Lincolnwood Library
On September 20 & 21, 1997, the Lincolnwood Public Library District held the Gala Reopening Celebration. Also included are photographs of the dedication of the Memorial Brick Wall in December of 1997 and the planting of the Library's "Prairieā€¦

John & Anna Marie Proesel
A collection of photographs recording Lincolnwood's early pioneer days to the turn-of-the 20 the century.

Elie Wiesel, author of THE TESTAMENT and SOULS ON FIRE
The Lincolnwood Library's Literary Festival was held from 1981 to 1996 and was coordinated by James Friend, Cultural Coordinator of the Lincolnwood Public Library District.

Michael Ramos's Prediction of Lincolnwood Library in 1998
A collection of predictions of what the library will be like 10 years into the future (1998) from the schoolchildren of Lincolnwood.
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