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The Mighty Twig – not quite a branch, but offering some library services – has opened its doors at 900 Chicago Ave. Staffed by volunteers, the Mighty Twig offers book-lending and other mini-branch services in an area of Evanston that, until the end of February, had a library branch for more than 100 years.

EPLF president Ellen Newcomer, who with Larry Lundy worked the potting table, said she felt it was “an honor” to be part of the Friends and their efforts.