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A Tapestry of Freedom spotlights the faces, expressions and histories of freedom. This four-month endeavor, promoting harmony, respect and unity, begins in February, bringing people together to celebrate black history, women's history, cultural diversity and preservation.

A highlight of A Tapestry of Freedom is the National Endowment for the Humanities/American Library Association traveling exhibit "Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation," at the library April 17 to May 30, 2008. Author appearances, historical displays, hands-on activities and digital storytelling featuring area veterans are also planned.

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Funding for this grant was awarded by the Illinois State Library (ISL), a Division of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), under the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

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