Falconwatch 2017: One Egg, Two Eggs, Red Eggs, Blue Eggs

May 9, 2017

Actually, the eggs of the title here aren’t red or blue at all.  But they do exist and we here at the library are thrilled. As I may have mentioned in the past, our beloved peregrine falcon Nona, so accustomed to roosting and laying on our building every spring, did not show up this year.  […]

Come for the Falcons, Stay for the Books

May 26, 2016

This Friday at 11 a.m. on the third floor our annual falcon banding and naming ceremony will take place and you’re invited to come watch. Mary Hennen and Josh Engel from The Field Museum will band falcon chicks hatched at the Evanston Public Library Peregrine Falcon nesting site. The baby falcons (eyases) will also be […]

Cool Library Card Ideas

April 21, 2016

Psst!  Over here! I know this is a blog about Evanston Public Library, the sheer awesomeness that encapsulates that very institution, and all things EPL.  But . . . when a nearby library does something neat I just gotta give ’em credit.  We libraries need to stick together, after all.  So check out the new […]

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