Geronimo was born to the Bedonkohe band of the Apache on June 16, 1829 in modern-day New Mexico, then part of Mexico. Geronimo was said to be a naturally gifted hunter. One story reports that, as a boy, he swallowed the heart of his first kill in order to ensure a life of success on the chase.
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Another summer ending, another successful Summer Challenge!
We had an amazing number of participants - 3,698! - who read almost 150,000 minutes and more than 2,200 books!
Roxanne Gay, Celeste Ng, Mohsin Hamid. Diversify what you read!
Diverse Reads is all about reading books you wouldn’t normally choose to read. Challenge yourself to read something new, whether that’s a different genre or a book by an author whose background is different from your own.
Download a BINGO card to track your reading. Every time you earn a BINGO you will earn an entry into a drawing for bookish goodies.
Congratulations to the Library's own Tony Kierna, 2018 recipient of the Illinois Library Association's Reference Services Award!
The award recognizes an Illinois librarian or institution that exemplifies excellence in providing assistance to library users as they seek and use information.
You matter. Never, never, never give up.
Throughout the month of July, the Central Library is home to a display about suicide prevention. We want you to know that you can reach out and get help if you need it.
Looking for an item that's not part of our collection? We'll do our best to find it for you!
Our interlibrary loan service allows Schaumburg Library cardholders to borrow materials from other libraries and have them sent here for easy pickup.