Recycling Extravaganza

The library will host its second annual Recycling Extravaganza, a recycling and shredding event, on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hinsdale South High School football field parking lot (just south of the library). Cars must enter from Clarendon Hills Road.

The event will provide on-site shredding (limit of two banker’s boxes, please) and the collection of many recyclable items, including: Altoid mint boxes, American flags, bicycles (and bicycle-related items such as parts, helmets, and accessories), books, buttons, cell phones, clothing, crayons, crutches, extension cords, eyeglasses, furniture, hearing aids, holiday lights, household items (gently-used), ink cartridges, keys, license plates, LP records, musical instruments, neck ties, paper for shredding (limit of two banker’s boxes), rulers, safety pins, sewing machines, shower chairs, toys, typewriters, walkers, wheelchairs, and yarn.

This event is being co-hosted by IPPL, Hinsdale South High School, the City of Darien, School and Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education (SCARCE), the Darien Lions Club, and Working Bikes. For more information, contact Joe Popowitch at (630) 887-8760 x240.


Andrew Salgado Concert

Event Info: 7PM @ Indian Prairie Public Libary

Darien native and country singer/songwriter Andrew Salgado has come a long way since performing for his family at the tender age of five. In October of last year he won the first ever Pepsi Southern Original competition beating out over 7,000 bands and artists. Since then he has opened for and performed with Darryl Worley, Eli Young Band, Toby Keith, Lee DeWyze, Clint Black, and Carrie Underwood. He recently released two singles: “Dance On” and “Love Will Always Find a Way.” Andrew is an electric performer onstage, and your toes will be tapping during the show. You can check Andrew out at