I moved to Elgin in December 1988, and I got my first GBPL library card in early 1989.
When we were first exploring the future world of e-books, GBPL was right there navigating this new territory with enthusiasm.
(2.) Direct quotations in rhe second section, "cscl as a replacement for NATO?," in order of citation, from the GBPL
Hall, GBPL, College Station, TX, September 27, 1999.
Medhurst, GBPL, College Station, TX, September 19, 2000.
Civic involvement: Served as Trustee for GBPL
since 2005; served on the GBPL
Foundation from 2001-2018, member of the committee for the successful referendum that enabled the new library to be built; former board member of Gifford Park Association; volunteered for several other groups and events, including Historic Elgin House Tour, Larkin Center, PADS of Elgin, United Way of Elgin, Illinois Historic Preservation conference, School District U-46, Children's Theater of Elgin, Fox Valley Theater Company.
This was clear from innumerable documents in the Whorm files-general, GBPL
(see also Bush and Scowcroft 1998, 460-61).