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Thursday | 9/2/2021 | Live News & Aurora Updates w/ Aurora Public Library Foundation

Books, books and more books. Even more books and stay tuned for a brand new Bookmobile! Today we have our friends of the Aurora Public Library, Illinois (Santori Library) Foundation on to discuss Lace Up For Literacy. Here's the news!

- Saturday September 18th from 9 to 11 am at the Santori Library there will be a free community shredding event. This is hosted by the KCT Credit Union and the Aurora Public Library. This will be a safe, secure and contactless event. Fight identity theft and endless clutter at home by bringing in your personal documents to have them safely shredded. This will be held at the downtown Aurora Santori branch, 101 S. River Street. Shout out! #september

- Aurora Noon Lions will hold a pork-chop dinner fundraiser Wednesday, Sept. 22. The event will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Luigi's Pizza and Fun Center, 732 Prairie St. in Aurora. The public is invited. Patrons may pick up dinners in a drive-thru or eat in the center. Proceeds will benefit Aurora-based Cities in Schools, a nonprofit that helps students succeed in school and life. Formerly called Communities in Schools, CIS provides school supplies, winter coats, school-day counseling services and after-school homework help, snacks and enrichment activities at 28 area schools. In August, CIS distributed 2,500 back-to-school kits containing school supplies and fruit at a drive-thru in Phillips Park. Diners may choose from two pork chops with baked beans, coleslaw, applesauce, roll and butter and a cookie or a chicken dinner with sides. Tickets are $14 at the door and from Lions members. Advance orders may be placed at or

- Lastly, don't forget to Lace Up For Literacy from August 30th to September 6th. The proceeds will benefit a new and modern Bookmobile and more literacy resources for children. To register click this link:

That's a wrap for today's news, we hope you all enjoyed the show! Don't forget to share your Aurora Bookmobile photos, stories and history with us at

Your submission and share could be part of new Aurora history in an updated Bookmobile. Thank you to our community partners of the Aurora Public Library Foundation and listeners like you. Have a great day and tune in tomorrow for another episode of Jenettesplaining! Be blessed! 🎙🇺🇸 #thursday

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