Library Election Information for April 2021 — Reposted

The links below provide filing information for candidates for the Broadview Public Library District’s April 6, 2021 Election. Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Library is presently available by appointment. Please call in advance to schedule a time to file your petitions.  Also, be aware, petitions must be notarized in advance.

For more information, go to the 2021 Info for Candidates page for Cook County.

Please read the documents below carefully:

Filing dates 2021 election 

Filing Notice

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VIRTUAL LIBRARY BOARD MEETING – THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021

The Broadview Public Library District’s Board of Trustees will be meeting on Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm. The agenda can be found by clicking here.

The meeting will be held virtually with Zoom. The Zoom information is below:

Topic: Broadview Public Library District Regular Board Meeting
Time: Mar 25, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92279195639?pwd=Z013NXRqMXc3WXhPaXRqdytYb0Frdz09

Meeting ID: 922 7919 5639
Passcode: 401497
Connect by telephone: +1 312 626 6799 US

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NEW AV FOR MARCH 2021

March 2021 AV List

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New Library Hours Starting Monday, March 15th

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Broadview Public Library District has been open on a limited schedule. We will be expanding our open hours beginning on Monday, March 15th. We still ask library users to make appointments in advance when possible. Also, we will continue to require facemasks for all entering the building.

As of Monday, March 15th, the Library will be open for five one-hour sessions on Monday through Thursday, and four one-hour sessions on Saturday. The Library will remain closed on Fridays and Sundays.

The new open hours will be as follow:

Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am-Noon, 12:30-1:30 pm, 2:00 pm-3:00pm, 3:30-4:30 pm, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm.  (The public computers and areas used by the public will be sanitized during the half-hour breaks).

Saturdays will be: 11:00 am – Noon, 12:30 pm-1:30 pm, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm, and 3:30 pm-4:30 pm.

As circumstances improve, we will work to return to our normal schedule. We appreciate your patience during this unusual time.

 

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VIRTUAL LIBRARY BOARD MEETING — THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021

The Broadview Public Library District’s Board of Trustees will be meeting on Thursday, February 25th at 7 pm. The agenda can be found here.

The meeting will be held virtually with Zoom. The Zoom information is below:

Topic: Broadview Public Library District Regular Board Meeting
Time: Feb. 25, 2021, 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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https://zoom.us/j/91395296954

Meeting ID: 913 9529 6954
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+13126266799,,91395296954# US (Chicago)

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Black History | Ida B. Wells Anti-Lynching Crusade, 1892

African American journalist Ida B. Wells launched an anti-lynching crusade to have the lynchings of African Americans investigated after three of her friends were lynched in Tennessee.
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Library Election Information for April 2021 — Reposted

The links below provide filing information for candidates for the Broadview Public Library District’s April 6, 2021 Election. Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Library is presently available by appointment. Please call in advance to schedule a time to file your petitions.  Also, be aware, petitions must be notarized in advance.

For more information, go to the 2021 Info for Candidates page for Cook County.

Please read the documents below carefully:

 Filing dates 2021 election 

Filing Notice

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Black History | First Poll Tax Passed, 1890

Mississippi enacts a poll tax, which most African Americans could not afford to pay, to hinder the black vote.
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Black History | Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, 1893

African American physician Daniel Hale Williams performs the world’s first successful open-heart surgery. Hale is also the founder of the first Black-owned and operated hospital in the United States.
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Black History | First Jim Crow Segregation Law Passed, 1871

Tennessee passes the first of the “Jim Crow” segregation laws, segregating state railroads.

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