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October is Family History Month, don’t ya know, and starting your genealogy journey has never been easier thanks to Try-It! Illinois. The Illinois State Library, in collaboration with multiple e-resource providers, launched Try-It! Illinois in 2001 to give Illinois residents the opportunity to explore an extensive list of resources that aren’t always available to them otherwise. This year, the trial will run from October 1, 2016 through November 30, 2016.
"Girls are the only ones who can really give each other close attention, the kind we equate with being loved. They notice what we want noticed."
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“It is my dream to build a park… that I one day visit with my White House staff on my birthday.
And they say President Knope, this park is awesome. Now we understand why you’re the first female president of the United States.” – Leslie Knope
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In 2012, Gillian Flynn turned the literary world upside-down with the release of her third psychological thriller Gone Girl. You might have heard of it. Since then, authors have delivered some seriously riveting, twisted novels featuring female protagonists to keep readers on the edge of their seats.