North Branch Library Circa 1955 #2


Students gather at the checkout desk.

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Council Approves Master Plan Zoning for Central Street

By a vote of 9-0 the City Council approved all the proposed zoning changes resulting from the Master Plan implementation process. Jeff Smith, President of CSNA, read a statement at the Council meeting Monday 1/28 immediately prior to the vote. In his statement Jeff thanked the city staff, the commission members and the council for a successful process. "In a time of cynicism, it's been an uplifting and invigorating process and it shows that citizens can make a difference"

North Branch Circa 1955


Take Out a Book from North Branch Today!

Much has changed since 1952 when the North Branch Opened. Now it seems that in every recent budget cycle a proposal is made to close the branch libraries. 2008 is no different. The Evanston RoundTable reported 1/23 that in a closed executive session of the city council 1/12 city staff proposed cutting both branch libraries.


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