Lisle Library newsJul 13, 2015 08:59AM ● By Neighbors Magazines
Food for furry friends
“Throwback” Turtle Race
As part of the 50th Anniversary celebration, Lisle Library has decided to revive an old summer tradition—the annual Turtle Races! Started back in 1986—the original idea was that of former Youth Services librarian Lynn Tarantino, who thought that the library’s two pet turtles, Jack and Jill, should race against others. With support from Irv Goldstein and the Friends of the Lisle Library, the annual turtle races continued into the mid-1990s.
As part of the Summer Read Wrap-Up Party, the Library is having a “Throwback” race on Sat., Aug. 1 at 1:30pm. Interested in racing YOUR turtle against Jack and Jill? Pick up an applicati... Read More »
The library will be closed Fri., Aug. 14 (Staff Development Day)