Ten locations across Evanston stock books that are delivered weekly by The Mighty Twig. Volunteers carefully select material for each Center, matching the donated books with the needs and interests of the patrons at each location.
Mighty Twig books can be found at:
Ridgeville Community House
Robert Crown Center
The Levy Senior Center
Boocoo Cultural Center
Brothers K Cafe
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Baby-Toddler Nursery of the Infant Welfare Society
Book Centers and Reading Rooms
The Twig has also donated hundreds of books to build in-house reading rooms at three additional locations to date -- and a fourth is scheduled to be completedin December!
In addition to providing appropriate reading material, items such as carpeting, seating, toys, or even a blackboard are supplied.
Mary Lou's Place
Mary Lou's Place is a domestic violence shelter for women and their children. Created in 1980 as a volunteer run shelter, it has grown into a 32-bed residential facility.
Park School focuses on the needs of students who function in the moderate, severe and profound range of cognitive disability and/or have multiple disabilities.
Rice Education Center
Rice Education Center is a therapeutic day school program whose task is to provide emotional support and academic opportunities to children who have been unable to succeed in community school settings. Read more in the October 2011 District 65 Newsletter.
Family Focus - coming soon!
Family Focus promotes the well-being of children from birth by supporting and strengthening their families in and with their community.
900 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL 60201 www.epl.org and www.eplfriends.org
DOME OF DOOM!
** Teens Only **
MTweens are going to have so much fun they won't be able to stand it!!
Click on the poster to see more, and in the meantime, start reading your copy of "Order of Odd Fish" by James Kennedy
Block off April 20th and April 27th, from 4:30 to 7:30.
You are going to have too much fun. Think you can stand it...?!
Team Building Workshop for Parents and Caregivers
One of the most important relationships a child develops is with their parent(s). Caregivers also play a crucial role in supporting that child, and what better person to have on your team?
Spend an evening exploring ideas and learning skills to increase communication between parent and caregiver, creating a solid 'team' with common goals and practices.
Thursday, April 12
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
900 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202
TUE: 10 am - 5 pm
WED: 10 am - 5 pm
THUR: 10 am - 8 pm
FRI: 10 am - 5 pm
SAT: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, December 16, 2012 through Tuesday, January 1, 2013
WE WILL REOPEN ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
HOURS and LOCATION