In Context: A (Relatively) Short, Fascinating History of Maywood and It’s Public Library

ADVERTISEMENT – CLICK IMAGE FOR EMPOWERMENT By Sean O’Connor, Chicago Libraries Examiner  Part One: Beginnings  The Maywood Public Library is one of the oldest public libraries in the state. It is almost 139 years old, as it was founded December 29, 1874. This was two years after the Illinois General Assembly passed a law authorizing the foundation of municipal libraries. In fact, the Maywood Public Library … Continue reading In Context: A (Relatively) Short, Fascinating History of Maywood and It’s Public Library