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Learn more about local history:

Having served as local history librarian for decades, Jane Rozek knows Schaumburg Township.

Curious about your family's roots in the village? Want to learn more about the first European settlers in the area? Can't remember what used to be at the corner of Higgins and Roselle way back when?

Come to the Library and you'll find:

  • Local author speaking events focusing on Chicagoland history
  • The Illinois Collection, a special area of materials on the Second Floor focusing on all things Illinois, including infamous residents like John Wayne Gacy and Al Capone
  • Online access to local newspapers, including the Daily Herald and Chicago Tribune

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