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Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Model Railroad Showcase This Weekend

The Roselle Public Library will host its annual Model Railroad Collectors Showcase on Saturday, November 5, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Model railroading enthusiasts display running layouts, collections, and railroad memorabilia for this popular family event.
Showcase highlights will include a special Rock 'n' Rhyme" storytime “Chugga, Chugga, Choo Choo" at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. The interactive storytime is geared toward children ages 18–35 months but all ages are welcome. No registration is required.
Throughout the weekend children and parents who attend this year’s event will have the opportunity to learn how to run special train layouts with help from some experts from the TCA Kids Club.
The Showcase will feature exhibits and collections from the Milwaukee Road Historical Society, several extensive running layouts operated by the Midwest Division of Train Collectors Association, exhibits from the Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society and the Illinois Railway Museum, and displays from several local hobbyists.
For more information and times, call the library at (630) 529-1641.

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