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The Evanston Public Library (EPL), located in Evanston, Illinois, has three locations: the Main Library at 1703 Orrington Ave, the North Branch at 2026 Central Street and the South Branch at 949 Chicago Avenue. Borrower cards are free to Evanston residents, Evanston property tax payers and Evanston businesses. Evanston Library borrowers also have easy access, via the library catalog, to most circulating items in the collections of 22 other public libraries through EPL's membership in the Cooperative Computer Services (CCS) consortium.
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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 7:00pm
Although Daniel Burnham probably never spoke the famous words "Make no little plans," Chicago area planners, politicians, architects and reformers have long taken them as a commandment. At what point do Big Plans become counterproductive? Do we neglect what's already been built--which requires maintenance and adjustment--in the rush to the next Big Plan? Are Big Plans like the 1909 Plan of Chicago appropriate, or even possible, for the 21st Century? [MORE]