Book Discussion: The New Jim Crow - Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. Books will placed on hold at OPPL Main Branch in the lobby book discussion group area. Limited copies available for checkout. We will explore our individual reactions to and thoughts about the book to gain a more accurate sense of American history and current events and cultivate ideas on how to address present issues.
Today I am wearing purple in support of the 230,000 Illinoisans living with dementia and nearly 400,000 individuals who care for them. Thanks to the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter Week of Action, I am hearing from advocates on how we can best work together to make Illinois dementia capable. #ENDALZ #AlzILAdvocacy ... See MoreSee Less
Starting Monday, every Illinoisan 16 and over will be eligible to get these lifesaving vaccines. We have everything we need to get to the other side of this crisis.
We're working to get shots in arms as quickly as the federal government can deliver them — because the vaccine is the best weapon against the variants and the fastest ticket back to normal life. ... See MoreSee Less