About the Tri-City Library District

The Tri-City Library District selects, acquires, organizes and provides access to books, magazines, cds, dvds and other materials of interest and/or permanent value. These items provide for the educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the surrounding areas users. The Library also promotes the importance and appreciation of reading and community involvement from childhood through adult programs.

The Tri-City Library District site also serves as a central repository and online community center. We want everyone to look beyond the books and see the library as an important resource in the Tri-City area.


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4 November 2015

Photo - It is back to work on the new building. The walls are rising quickly at last!

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30 September 2015

The Library will host a presentation by Mark DePue, the Director of Oral History at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on October 21 at 6 pm. The meeting is free and open to the publ

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10/21/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

PRESENTATION BY MARK DEPUE ON OCTOBER 21 AT 6 PM

Director of Oral History, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

The Tri-City Public Library will host a presentation by Mark DePue.  Mr. DePue will discuss the oral history collection at the ALPLM and the effort to expand their oral history projects devoted to saving Illinoisan's memories.  He will also describe the volunteer opportunites at the statewide level. 

Mark DePue started at his current position in 2006 after a long career that included service in the U.S. Army after graduating from West Point in 1976 and later in the National Guard.  He has a doctoral degree in contemporary U.S. and military history from the University of Iowa and worked as a civilian contractor for the National Guard in Washington, D.C.

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