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News

Bi-Monthly Newsletters

Newsletters are mailed to homes within our service area and also available for download.

April & May 2024


Press Releases

December 6, 2023

Comcast announces $30,000 Grant to Fund Digital Navigator Program at Aurora Public Library District’s Santori Library 

Comcast joined Aurora Public Library District officials today to announce a $30,000 donation to the Aurora Public Library District Foundation to fund a digital navigator program at Santori Library, located at 101 S. River St. in Aurora. Digital navigators are professionals who link residents to resources that can help them build the digital skills needed to succeed in school, participate in the workforce and connect to programs that can help them access and pay for broadband Internet service at home, including: 

  • Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a federal program which can provide up to $30 per month toward the cost of eligible households’ Internet and mobile bills;  
  • Internet Essentials, a Comcast program that provides low-cost Internet service at home to eligible low-income households with students of all ages, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities and public housing residents.
  • Internet Essentials has helped 1.9 million Illinois residents connect to the
  • Internet at home since it launched in 2011. The ACP can cover the full cost of Internet Essentials, making it free for eligible households. ... read more 

Weekly News Feature in The Voice

The Library has a weekly feature in The Voice. The Voice is an independent newspaper based in Aurora which is designed to give both individuals and groups avenues of expression, a voice.

The Voice serves selected areas in northern and north central Illinois, including, but not limited to the Fox River Valley in Kane, Kendall, DuPage, and Will Counties. The Voice serves other counties and is available online, through mail subscription, and on newsstands.

April 9, 2024

Earth Day April 22 special for Aurora Public Library District program

What do you do to celebrate Earth Day? Beyond an eco-friendly craft in elementary school, many of us traditionally do not celebrate it with much at all besides wearing green, or planting a tree, although those are great things to do. Recognized annually April 22, Earth Day is a time to reflect on our planet’s health and take action to protect it. This year, the Aurora Public Library District APLD) is sprouting some fantastic programs to celebrate Earth Day for all ages!... read more

April 2, 2024

Aurora Library Road Trips through April 30

Start your engine and wave goodbye to APLD (Aurora Public Library District) in your rearview mirror. It’s time to take a road trip! Your destination: The Library!

This month we are encouraging you to visit different libraries where you can learn new things, meet new people, and see new sights. As an incentive to visit the local libraries of our neighboring communities, the Aurora Public Library District is participating in this year’s Library Road Trip through Tuesday, April 30... read more 

March 26, 2024

Elvis & Cash Show at Santori Library April 5

Calling all music lovers! Dust off your blue suede shoes and get ready for a toe-tapping good time as the Aurora Public Library District (APLD) presents the “Elvis & Cash Show” at our First Friday: Turn It Up event Friday, April 5 at the Santori Library. This special evening featuring two musical giants is sure to get you singing along. You’ll even have an opportunity to join the band!.. read more 

March 19, 2024

Shop for a Cause/Fashion Show April 25

The Aurora Public Library Foundation (APLF) is proud to invite the community to attend this year’s Shop for a Cause/Fashion Show April 25 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and this year’s event is in partnership with Wyckwood House. It will feature raffles, fashion, and charcuterie.

It will be a night to remember at Wyckwood House, 80 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506! Enjoy the company of local businesswomen while sipping on delicious cocktails and shopping their beautiful collections in store. For every dollar you spend during the event, Wyckwood House will donate 15% towards Library renovations and improvements... read more 

March 5, 2024

Excitement builds for April 8 solar eclipse

Excitement is building as the celestial event of the year approaches – the solar eclipse! Monday, April 8, Aurora will be treated to a breathtaking display as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun. To ensure everyone can safely witness this rare occurrence and learn more about it, the Aurora Public Library District (APLD) is gearing up for a total eclipse of the… Library!.. read more 

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