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Kiwanis donates $500 for Baby Bags

Mike Split from the Kiwanis Club of Crystal Lake presents Kathryn Martens (Library Director), Jennifer Drinka (Head of Youth Services) and Terri Smith with a

The Library wishes to thank the Kiwanis Club of Crystal Lake for donating an additional $500 towards baby bags.  The Kiwanis and the Rotary Club of Crystal Lake, Dawnbreakers sponsor baby bags to enable parents to help their babies develop good reading habits from birth.  The contents of the bags include a suggested booklist for babies, and a copy of Read to Your Bunny by Rosemary Wells, as well as additional information and a set of "keys" to learning at the Library. To receive a baby bag, please visit the Youth Services Desk at the Library.

Pictured above (from left to right): Kathryn I. Martens Library Director and Jennifer Drinka (head of Youth Services) receive a "big check" from Mike Splitt President of the Crystal Lake Kiwanis.  Terri Smith, who assembles the bags (far right) displays a baby bag.

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