Patron Profile: Gabriella Boros, Skokie Artist

Gabriella Boros is a Skokie artist who has lived and worked in the village for nearly two decades. As an Israeli immigrant, Gabriella draws inspiration from Skokie’s diversity. She also appreciates the wealth of resources available at Skokie Public Library. “For me the library is like my living room,” she says. "There’s no part of the library I don’t use.” Checking out books for reference is the first step in her creative process which brings her to the building often. “I’m at the library two to three times a week,” she says. “It’s absurd how much I’m there.”

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BOOMbox: Design

Through April 15th, we’re exploring designing and making using some of our favorite tools and resources from previous themes in the BOOMbox.

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Understanding Fake News

There has been a lot of discussion of "fake news" in the media lately. What is it, how can you spot it, and where can you get real information instead? We're here to help!

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