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Woodstock workshops to explore paying for college

WOODSTOCK – There will be two free community workshops – Nov. 8 and 29 – to teach parents of high school students about the opportunities to help finance their children’s college education.

The workshops will take parents through the intricacies of the College Funding System from FAFSA applications to reasons for increased college costs to strategies to help families save money.

The workshops will be at the Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St. The workshops are free to the public and will begin at 7 p.m.

Additional details are online at

Seating is limited. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 847-888-3888 or online at For information, call 847-888-3888.

New storytimes set at River East Public Library

LAKEMOOR – Two new sessions of “Story Times” begin Nov. 6 at the River East Public Library, 813 W. Route 120.

Toddlers and preschoolers can join in at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays or 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

At the sessions, participants will share books, sing songs, dance and take home a related project. Children ages 2½ and older are welcome.

Registration is required either in person or by calling 815-385-6303.

– Northwest Herald

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