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The Kankakee Public Library features a periodic Podcast from the Library featuring programs with famous authors and local newsmakers.

Latest Episodes

2015 Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education

The 2015 City of Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education welcomed keynote speaker Roger Powell Jr. Mr. Powell was a standout University of Illinois basketball player and is currently assistant men's basketball coach at Valparaiso University.

27 MIN2015 FEB 25
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2015 Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education

2015 Kankakee Aldermanic Primary Candidates Forum

The 2015 City of Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education welcomed keynote speaker Roger Powell Jr. Mr. Powell was a standout University of Illinois basketball player and is currently assistant men's basketball coach at Valparaiso University.

86 MIN2015 FEB 11
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2015 Kankakee Aldermanic Primary Candidates Forum

Mysterious Monster of Illinois

Cryptozoologist Terry Fisk talks about the many Illinois reports of strange creature sightings, some of non-native animals such as kangaroos and lions, others of supernatural beings such as phantoms and vampires. Fisk will share illustrations, case histories, and eyewitness accounts while speaking about cases that he has personally investigated.

50 MIN2014 OCT 24
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Mysterious Monster of Illinois

Kankakee County Executive Town Hall Meeting

A town hall meeting was held to discuss the proposed changing of Kankakee County to an executive form of government. This program is sponsored by the Kankakee County chapter of the NAACP.

60 MIN2014 OCT 24
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Kankakee County Executive Town Hall Meeting

Illinois State Representative Candidates' Forum 2014

State Representative Kate Cloonen discusses issues with Glenn Nixon, her challenger for the 79th Illinois Representative district. This program is sponsored by the Kankakee County chapter of the NAACP.

66 MIN2014 OCT 24
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Illinois State Representative Candidates' Forum 2014

Kankakee County Public Safety Sales Tax Town Hall Meeting

Kankakee County Board Chairman Mike Bossert and County Board Member Andy Wheeler hosted this informational town meeting concerning the proposed public safety sales tax increase to be on the November 4, 2014 ballet. Bossert and Wheeler took questions from the audience about the potential impact of passing or not passing the tax increase referendum. Representatives of the probation and sheriff's department also participated. A short information video was shown.

59 MIN2014 OCT 15
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Kankakee County Public Safety Sales Tax Town Hall Meeting

Little Known Essentials: 10 Ways to Supercharge your Genealogy

Peterson-Maass explores ten genealogical concepts that are essential to success in many genealogical endeavors. She discusses the importance of knowing and using accredited research and process methods. Valuable tips are given.

84 MIN2014 OCT 7
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Little Known Essentials: 10 Ways to Supercharge your Genealogy

A World Gone Mad: World War I

Historian Jim Gibbons takes listeners through the first of two of the most catastrophic wars in history, World War I, which started on July 28, 1914. Gibbons highlights significant events that thrust the United States into this unwanted war.

86 MIN2014 OCT 3
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A World Gone Mad: World War I

The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life According to OZ

Author David J. Hogan celebrates 75 years of The Wizard of Oz by discussing his book "The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life According to OZ." Explore everything there is to know about the 1939 musical fantasy that has become a classic of American cinema. Hogan talks about the production and meaning of the timeless movie.

89 MIN2014 SEP 24
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The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life According to OZ

Kankakee Housing Summit, pt. 4: Moving Kankakee Forward

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the City of Kankakee hosted a multipart panel discussion to explore the problems of housing in the city. The theme of part four was "Moving Kankakee Forward". Panel members John Gruhn of Farmers Bank of Danforth, Carl Brown, Kankakee 7th ward alderman, Kankakee Mayor Nina Epstein, Kari Nugent of Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley, Scott Snavely of Midland State Bank, Amy LaFine, of Presence St. Mary's Hospital, Sylvia Barajas of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Dr. Genevra Walters, Superintendant of Kankakee School District 111, and Chris Curtis, realtor and Kankakee 6th ward alderman.

54 MIN2014 SEP 19
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Kankakee Housing Summit, pt. 4: Moving Kankakee Forward

Latest Episodes

2015 Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education

The 2015 City of Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education welcomed keynote speaker Roger Powell Jr. Mr. Powell was a standout University of Illinois basketball player and is currently assistant men's basketball coach at Valparaiso University.

27 MIN2015 FEB 25
Comments
2015 Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education

2015 Kankakee Aldermanic Primary Candidates Forum

The 2015 City of Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education welcomed keynote speaker Roger Powell Jr. Mr. Powell was a standout University of Illinois basketball player and is currently assistant men's basketball coach at Valparaiso University.

86 MIN2015 FEB 11
Comments
2015 Kankakee Aldermanic Primary Candidates Forum

Mysterious Monster of Illinois

Cryptozoologist Terry Fisk talks about the many Illinois reports of strange creature sightings, some of non-native animals such as kangaroos and lions, others of supernatural beings such as phantoms and vampires. Fisk will share illustrations, case histories, and eyewitness accounts while speaking about cases that he has personally investigated.

50 MIN2014 OCT 24
Comments
Mysterious Monster of Illinois

Kankakee County Executive Town Hall Meeting

A town hall meeting was held to discuss the proposed changing of Kankakee County to an executive form of government. This program is sponsored by the Kankakee County chapter of the NAACP.

60 MIN2014 OCT 24
Comments
Kankakee County Executive Town Hall Meeting

Illinois State Representative Candidates' Forum 2014

State Representative Kate Cloonen discusses issues with Glenn Nixon, her challenger for the 79th Illinois Representative district. This program is sponsored by the Kankakee County chapter of the NAACP.

66 MIN2014 OCT 24
Comments
Illinois State Representative Candidates' Forum 2014

Kankakee County Public Safety Sales Tax Town Hall Meeting

Kankakee County Board Chairman Mike Bossert and County Board Member Andy Wheeler hosted this informational town meeting concerning the proposed public safety sales tax increase to be on the November 4, 2014 ballet. Bossert and Wheeler took questions from the audience about the potential impact of passing or not passing the tax increase referendum. Representatives of the probation and sheriff's department also participated. A short information video was shown.

59 MIN2014 OCT 15
Comments
Kankakee County Public Safety Sales Tax Town Hall Meeting

Little Known Essentials: 10 Ways to Supercharge your Genealogy

Peterson-Maass explores ten genealogical concepts that are essential to success in many genealogical endeavors. She discusses the importance of knowing and using accredited research and process methods. Valuable tips are given.

84 MIN2014 OCT 7
Comments
Little Known Essentials: 10 Ways to Supercharge your Genealogy

A World Gone Mad: World War I

Historian Jim Gibbons takes listeners through the first of two of the most catastrophic wars in history, World War I, which started on July 28, 1914. Gibbons highlights significant events that thrust the United States into this unwanted war.

86 MIN2014 OCT 3
Comments
A World Gone Mad: World War I

The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life According to OZ

Author David J. Hogan celebrates 75 years of The Wizard of Oz by discussing his book "The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life According to OZ." Explore everything there is to know about the 1939 musical fantasy that has become a classic of American cinema. Hogan talks about the production and meaning of the timeless movie.

89 MIN2014 SEP 24
Comments
The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life According to OZ

Kankakee Housing Summit, pt. 4: Moving Kankakee Forward

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the City of Kankakee hosted a multipart panel discussion to explore the problems of housing in the city. The theme of part four was "Moving Kankakee Forward". Panel members John Gruhn of Farmers Bank of Danforth, Carl Brown, Kankakee 7th ward alderman, Kankakee Mayor Nina Epstein, Kari Nugent of Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley, Scott Snavely of Midland State Bank, Amy LaFine, of Presence St. Mary's Hospital, Sylvia Barajas of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Dr. Genevra Walters, Superintendant of Kankakee School District 111, and Chris Curtis, realtor and Kankakee 6th ward alderman.

54 MIN2014 SEP 19
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Kankakee Housing Summit, pt. 4: Moving Kankakee Forward