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When the Library’s new building opened in 2003, the public was given an opportunity to “bookmark your place” in the new Library. By donating a minimum $25, a square foot of the library was dedicated in honor of the following:

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In honor of

Jody Alexander

The Andreuccetti Family

Trudy Balinski

Marge Bartels

Julie Baughman

Elaine Bell

The George P. Bierer Family

The BKMKCKSC Book Club

The Gary Block Family

Alderman Michael Bram

The Brinton Family

Nadine Burkey

The Burmeister Family

Eva P. Cannon

Scott V. Cannon

Nancy Cardea

The Cardea Family

Jim Carroll

Belva Carter

Gary and Pat Cass

Diane Carol Chamberlin

Stanley “Uncle Pudgy” Ciesla

Thomas J. Clancy

The Phil Constanty Family

Stephen James Corrigan

Joe Croci

Rachel Croci

Dorothy Cropp

Dan Wangler Builders

Evelyn Daniels

The Dardick Family

The Darleys

The Davik Family

De Simone Landscape Company, Inc.

Vince and Michele De Simone

Debra Deakin

Donald and Joan Deakin

Madeleine DeLand

Mary Alice DeLand

Neil DeLand

Connie DeStefano

Martin J. Drost, M.D.

Alderman Steven DuBois

Barbara Dyer

Christianne Dyer

Clifford Dyer

David Dyer, Jr.

David J. Dyer

Mary Dyer

City Clerk Janet S. Edgley

Elmhurst Afternoon Woman’s Club

Elmhurst Newcomers and Neighbors Club

The Faigao Family

Lyna Ferrara

Alderman Paul Fichtner

Dorothy Finch

The Jerry Fitzgerald Family

The Steven Foltin Family

The Forbushs

Aaron M. Foster

Christy M. Foster

Rose Frey

The Robert Gager Family

The William H. Gardner Family

Violet Ghittori

The Gilpin Children and Grandchildren

The Goodnicks

Brittney Gorman

Dana Czarnecki Gorman

The Trent Gorman Family

Trevor Gorman

Alderman John E. Gow

Winifred Gutman

Elise Haddad

Matthew Haddad

Willis B. Hamilton

Shirley R. Hammond

The John Harridge Family

The Hasans

Emily Hawley

Kevin Hawley

The William Heimann Family

Jennifer Lynn Heiney

Melissa Ann Heiney

Susanne Hernandez

Jeanne and Dan Herring

Matt Heyne

Nicole Heyne

Alderman Stephen G. Hillsman

The Janet and Frederick Hodge Family

Anne Hoey

Catherine Patricia Mae Hoffman

The W. & T. Hoffman Family

Mildred Holder

The Hoyne Family

Philip L. Hupfer

Ronie Faigao Jacolbia

Alderman Phillip D. Jordan

The Raymond Jordan Family

The Kikos Family

Young Sik Kim

Catherine Klemme

Caroline Klenck

The Klokers

Mr. and Mrs. James Koenig

Janet Korinek

Margaret Madden Kottcamp

The Kreibich Family

Luella Kyle

Carolyn Landwehr

Richard and Adele Lane

Mary Ann Lescelius

Lexington Square Life Care of Elmhurst, Inc.

Elizabeth Lobdell

The Carl Luft Family

Peg Mackey

Selenia Faigao Mallen

Mayor Thomas D. Marcucci

Jean Martin

Dorothy McAnarney

John McEnery

Kyle McGuin

Vincent J. McGuin

Rob McKay

Tom and Mary McKean

Megan I. Moran

Alderman Charles R. Mueller

Mary Jane Mueller

Alderman Mark A. Mulliner

Doreen and Bob Nelson

Alderman David S. Noffs

The Norgle Family

Vivian Pappas

Alderman James J. Parker

Anthony Edward Parus

Dave and Kim Paske

The Peterson Family

Geraldine Plummer

Mrs. Leona Poltrock

Ray and Phyllis Potsic

Lorraine Ptacek

Martin F. Ptacek

Leora Rader

Ronald and Joyce Ralston

Alderman Michael J. Regan

George A. Richardson

Mae J. Richardson

The Katharine Brennan Rohn Family

The Romeo Family

Alderman Susan J. Rose

Shirley Scaggs

Hanna Schade

The Kenneth C. Schmidt Family

Mike Schultz

Roberta L. Schultz

Mildred A. Schuster

Frances Seabright

Linda Segal

Harry E. Selig

The Silverstein Family

David A. Silverstein

Mark D. Silverstein

Matthew B. Silverstein

Michael Silverstein

Susan L. Silverstein

The Norman and Ann Smalley Family

Evelyn Smith

Raymond R. Stanis

The Jack Stapleton, Jr. Family

Krista Stapleton Freidman

Susan Stapleton

The Robert and Barbara Swords Family

The Symber Family

Alderman George Szczepaniak

Charmaine Tellefsen

The Nillissen Tierney Family

The Tilly-Schmitt Family

The Tipps

Kent Talamo

Mia Nicole Tran

The Tuffanelli Family

Allen and Karen Unger

The Van Meir Family

Charles Van Slyke, Sr.

Alderman Janice Vanek

Melva Walker

Connie and Steven Weatherford

Kenneth E. Wegner

Larry Welzen

Mary Kay Welzen-Bailey

Anne Marie Welzen-Giunti

E.D. Wharton

Sharon Whiteside

May Wickham

Frances Wilken

Brennan Vincent Wright

The Zarembski Family

In memory of

Charles C. “Chuckie” Andersen

Mary L. “Mickey” Andersen

Stuart Anderson

Sally Catherine Bay

Jim Borchard

Dale F. Cannon

David Nelson Chamberlin

The Churchill Family

Louise Coryell

The De Sombre Family

Frederick Deckert

Verona B. Deckert

Gloria DiMonte

Dennis Doyle

Laurence M. Ellingsen Sr.

Marie A. Fese

Mary Rose Fiebrandt

Nancy Floros

Donald A. Gehrke

Kenneth A. Glasser

Orville P. Gose

The Greco Family

Sue Greiwe

Carl Gutman

John C. Hammond

Duey Harridge

Margaret J. Hartwig

Lorraine Hasley

The August F. Heidorn Family

Mary Hlavacek

William Hlavacek

James R. Hoffman

Beatrice Jenkins

Dorthy Johnson

Margaret Kernaghan

Helen E. Kershaw

Anna “Babci” Kotarba

Edward F. Kramer, Jr.

George Kulton, Jr.

Aidan Seán Laughlin

James Allen Logan, Sr.

Virginia Logan

Frances Lombardo

David D. Lowum

Frances C. Lumpp

Roy J. Lumpp

Bernice McGawley

Deborah Jean Miller

Virginia Miller

Gary Mukosey

Michael “Mick” Murray

The Norbutas Family

Joseph Pasternock

Betty Peronto

Vernon Plummer

Bernard A. Prell

Melitta Reimann Quinlan

Mrs. Zelda Reed

William H. Richardson

Larry Roesch

Lucy Russell

Charlotte Santore

Jack Scaggs

Ralph Scaggs

Evelyn R. Schneider

Mary Ellen “Meme” Sheehan

Jacquelyn Sherman

Horatio M. Tocco III

Mildred Turek

Mary Eleanor Unger

Rosemary Vachta

Ryan Kathleen Vieu

Loretta Weibler

James S. Weldon

Joan Wendland

Everett A. Whitney

Loretta Wilson

Staff Area

In honor of

John and Amy Allen

Debbie Brunetti

Kim Burmeister

Mary Goulding

Lynn Kapheim

Jay Maloney

Tom and Mary McKean

Therese O’Connor

Christine Pellizzari

Alice Peterson

The Peterson Family

Prairie Path Sweathogs

Vernette R. Richmond

Lee Selig

Darlene Twaragowski

The Raymond W. Urick Family

Gretel Wesolowski

In memory of

William S. Blagen, Ph.D.

Ione Bruzzini

Nathan Becker Bruzzini

Peter W. Ernst

George Kulton, Jr.

Lois McKee Long

Dominick Pagone

Rosemary Vachta

Kids’ Library

In honor of

Megan, Christian, and Kelly Ahern

Grandma Boo Boo Ames

Grandpa Freddie Ames

David and Brian Baker

Debbie Barker

Mamaw Barron

Mrs. Barbara Boehmer

Matthew Boria

Jordan Nicole Bram

Henry Braun

Molly Braun

Olivia Braun

Thomas Braun

Katherine M. Brennan

Gwyneth T. Burns

Jack Zigmond Burns

Nathan Z. Burns

The Buscemi Family

Chloe C. Cada

The Caravello Family

Jeanne Carey

The Ciannella Family

The Clohessy Family

The Clügg Family

The Brian Costello Family

Alexander Cuthbert

Katie Cuthbert

Maximilian Damewood

The DeLarco Family

Michelle Dembski

Julianna Marie De Simone

Christopher Dion

Emily Dion

Katie Dion

Maya Marie Eiseman

Elmhurst Afternoon Woman’s Club

Elmhurst Junior Women’s Club

Elmhurst Public Library Librarians and Staff

Fe D. Esteban

The Joel and Liz Falco Family

Alexander Falco-Sonnenberg

Lynn Ferris

The Fox Girls

Andrew Frank

Evan Frank

Gloria Frank

Justin Frank

Linda Franken

Sophie Gabrielsen

Robin Galbreath

Irene Garriott

Girl Scout Troop #294

The Joseph S. Gornick Family

The Nick Gornick Family

Gabrielle and Nathan Grane

The Green Team

Cecilia Grisolia

Nicholas Grisolia

Ella Guttadauro

Nicole Guttadauro

Andrew Haddad

Kathleen Haller-McNeil

The Harrington Family

Rebecca Paige Hartley

Joanne Hartwig

Paul and Peter Hoyem

The Huggins Family

George Thomas Humphreville

William Edward Humphreville

John Philip Iacono

Juliana Theresa Iacono

The Iannucci Family

Francine Irion

Aidan Janc

Erik Janc

Jefferson School Children

Alexander C. Johnson

Carter G. Johnson

Madeline G. Johnson

Mary Karo

Zachary Barrett Karpiel

The Kayman Family

Jonathan Keenan

The Kelty Family

The Scott Kennedy Family

Keith T. Keovan

Mathew K. Keovan

Kinder Castle Early Care and Education Center

Karen King

Aunt Terry Konwal

The Landenberger Family

Donna Larson

Jody Larson

Audrey LaVelle

Jean Lawrence

Alyssa Lu Lee

Brittany C. Lee

Eric D. Lee

Antoinette M. Leoni

The Lippert Family

Jackson Lucero

Nathan Lucero

Suzanna Lucero

The TVLA Ludkowski Family

The Maduram Family

Grace Makinney

Lauren Makinney

Mrs. Jill Martino

John Francis McEvoy

The McGhee Family

Tom and Mary McKean

The Meessmann Family

Annalise Moll

Elizabeth Moll

Rose Moll

The Mooradian Children

The Moran Family

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Morissette

Julia Elizabeth Morrow

Nathan Moskal

Eric Moskal

Natasha Nardini

Kristen Nassar

The Nehls Family

Isabel Marin Nowacki

Kathleen O’Brien

Kiefer O’Brien

Kristen O’Brien

Daniel Francis Olsen, Jr.

Natalie Barrett Olsen

Wil and Peter Owens

The Peterson Family

The Polkow Family

Carole Poltrock

Patrick Quinlivan

Mr. David Raab

Raggedy Anne Learning Center

Dominic Joseph Ravenna

Samantha Judith Ravenna

Tony Ravenna

Arthur Henry Renier IV

Hayden Russell Renier

Teacher Melony Robbins

Frank Romano

Olivia Romano

Keri Roper

Jack and Olivia Rosenberg

Greg Ryan

The Sandoval Children

Aron Segal

Teacher Patti Sherlock

Cassandra and Matthew Sika

Drew Elizabeth Sisto

Ian Patrick Smart

Parker Elaine Smart

Harrison Stanton

Philip Stanton

Zoe Stanton

James Stavropoulos

Mary Stavropoulos

Emma Stewart

Zack Stewart

Alexandra H. Stupka

The Telford Family

Ann Thoele

The Toffler Family

Michael and Rosanne Tomczak

The Tran Family

Tree Town Cooperative Nursery School Teachers

The Uribe Family

Eloise Mae VanEekeren

Katherine Grace VanEekeren

The Venziano Family

Emily Vierow

Lindsey Vierow

Isabella Villano

Connie and Steven Weatherford

Greyson Weltyk

Spencer Weltyk

Zachary Weltyk

Hannah and Jack Wernecke

The Wiersum Boys

The Wiesenmayer Family

Dawn Wiley’s Class

Kali D. Wilson

Brennan Vincent Wright

Grace Ann Wright

Zander Zafiro

Zarren Zafiro

Jessica A. Zellinger

Justin S. Zellinger

Michelle M. Zellinger

Carole Zimmer

The Ziolkowski Family

The Daniel Zurlo Family

Andrew Zwolinski

Ashley Grace Zwolinski

In memory of

Ronald F.  Aebly

Delphine Castro

Nancy Marie Costello

Marla Dixon

Hector DuPuis

A. Margaret Eastham

Edgar B. Eastham

Grandma Barbara J. Enright

Ronald Fromknecht

Susan G. Gabrielsen

Mark Hartigan, Jr.

Theresa Ann Iacono

Edna Kaempfer

George M. Kenny, Sr.

Helen E. Kershaw

George Kulton, Jr.

Aidan Seán Laughlin

Ruth Loweth

Mama McAuliffe

Pa McAuliffe

Albert E. Olson

David H. Parry

Baby Mary Ellen Ryndak

Cecilia Ann Strittmatter

Rosemary Vachta

Anna Rebecca VanSickle

Paul E. Vaupel

Mary Jane Veit

Elizabeth Yates

Kenneth Zwadlo

Movies, Music and Audiobooks

In honor of

The Shel Bridgman Family

Emily Caltvedt

Sonia Caltvedt

Kimberly A. Chaffer

Betsy Clarke

Christianne Dyer

Keith Goodnick

Frederick W. Kirsch

Daniel Klenck

Earl Kyle Family

Joseph and Shirley Massa

Derek McGeoch, Sr.

Tom and Mary McKean

Frank Mushow

Catherine Norman

James D. Richmond

Sabrina A. Ruff

Christine Sullivan Turner

James M. Wall

Connie and Steven Weatherford

Gavin C. Wegner

Veronica S. Wegner

In memory of

Anne M. Buckley

Lawrence J. Eastham

Julie Lynn Groenwald

William Klingelhoffer

Fred Koski

Paul L. Kott

George Kulton, Jr.

The Tilly-Schmitt Family

Magazines and Newspapers

In honor of 

Art Ahlgrim

Eric Baker

Gerard J. Britz

The Cory Family

Judy De Mars

De Simone Landscape Company, Inc.

The Dobberstein Family

Barbara Dyer

The Harrison Family

Tom and Mary McKean

Charlotte Mushow

The Richards Family

Sophia Sukys-Walsh

Connie and Steven Weatherford

In memory of

Carl Constanty

Olive Gordon

Theodore F. Koch

George Kulton, Jr.

Don R. Potter

Mary Jane Veit

Teens

In honor of

Coach Tom Babyar

Phyllis Carroll

The Dale Dyer Family

Grayson and Carol Haller

The Heat Treat Doctor

Alex Humphreville

Charles Kern

Bill Kirchhoff

Kara Kirchhoff

Joseph Klenck

Boping Liu

Tom and Mary McKean

Tracy Mehr

Michael O’Brien

Sean O’Brien

The Peterson Family

Naomi E. Poltrock

Armando D. Rodriguez

Stephanie A. Ruff

Mark Sibley

Ashley Stavropoulos

Michael Torney

Nicole Wagner

Spencer N. Wegner

Nicholas Weltyk

Coach Dave Williams

The James Wolande Family

Dr. Linda Yonke

In memory of

Michelle A. Carlson

Helen Elizabeth Holly

Daniel T. Jacobi

Wayne R. Jorns, Sr.

Ruth C. Koch

George Kulton, Jr.

Ron Lundgren

Derek McGeoch, Jr.

Betty Peronto

Miss Ruth Strand

Rosemary Vachta

Ryan Kathleen Vieu

Adult Fiction

In honor of

Arlene Ahlgrim

Jody Alexander

John P. Bruni

Phyllis Ford Choyke

The Crosley Family

Deena Danforth

The De Salvo Family

Judy Drescher

The Charles Dressander Family

David Dyer, Jr.

The Goller Family

Ted Gregory

John and Evelyn Hanrahan

Heather M. Heckman

Laurel M. Heckman

Stanley T. Kaczmarek

Bridget Lamont

Lee Lindelsee

Lynne Lindelsee

Margaret M. Los

The Maskowski Family

Tom and Mary McKean

The Moses Family

John Muehleis

Mary Lou Muehleis

Catherine Norman

Kay Pauling

The Robert Pedersen Family

The David Plesh Family

Naomi Poltrock

Jeanne Reder

Tina Rubin

Susan P. Sadowski

The LeRoy Sanden Family

Alissa Segal

Mrs. Sharon Stancel

Gary M. Stupka

The Tade Family

The Tazelaars

The Tiberi Family

Frank G. Vanek

In memory of

The Lou Ackerman Family

Liz Bashaw

Lucille Gleason Bauer

William F. Bauer

Rose M. Biondi

Robert Boutin

Mary Catlin Countryman

Kathryn Y. Davis

Bessie M. Dool

Idella Elliott

W. Hubert Elliott

Elizabeth “Betty” Foltin

Wilma Louise Fritz

Marion Grob

Frank Grothouse

Robert M. Hallman

Roland G. Ingram

Helen E. Kershaw

Fred Koski

Sophie Szott Lonero

Dolores Lotarski

Koco Maranda

Spiro Maranda

Donna Mardorf

Kathryn McEnery

William F. Pellizzari

Betty Peronto

Mrs. Zelda Reed

Carolyn Rice

Lorraine Salas

William Scoville

Dorris Sherman

John Stamus

Richard A. Steffey

Rosemary Vachta

Alice Woodward

Adult Nonfiction

In honor of 

Jody Alexander

Sheila Barrett

June Sharpe Boose

Philip Boria

Dr. Michael Cada

Mr. and Mrs. Cafasso

Dr. Michael Cohan

County Fare Café and Catering

Dr. Anna Doyle

David J. Dyer

Elmhurst Afternoon Woman’s Club

Elaine Fleming

Rose D. Grimsley

David William Haller

Wallace H. Hastings

The D.N. Hernandez Family

William H. Jones III Clan

K & T Colors, Inc.

John A. Lampa

Tom and Mary McKean

Rev. Dr. Philip L. Miller

Joseph Nicholas

Jerry and Tsue Ostermann

Lynne Rauscher-Davoust

Anthony Salkas

In memory of

Deborah E. Barrett

Aides Bonilla

Carl C. Costanza

Robert Fitzgibbon

Steven Matthew Greger

Roman Haliziw

Mr. and Mrs. D.P. Hernandez

Ed Kalina

Mary Hanrahan Krull

George Kulton, Jr.

Jack McGrath

Virginia T. Miller

Michael “Mick” Murray

Joseph Pondell

Magdalena Sus

Jerry W. Walker

David R. Westgate