League of Women Voters members, left to right, Joan Linsenmeier, Jessie Feldman, Gloria Callaci and Betty Hayford with the 2013 edition.

League of Women Voters members, left to right, Joan Linsenmeier, Jessie Feldman, Gloria Callaci and Betty Hayford with the new  2013 edition.

To celebrate the new year, the League of Women Voters of Evanston announces the publication of the ninth edition of “This Is Evanston,” a source of information about the Evanston community, bringing together a concise history, a community profile, a guide to City government and current civic challenges and descriptions of and contact information for community services, educational institutions, arts, cultural and service organizations that make Evanston such a resource-rich community. 

Now in its ninth edition, “This Is Evanston” contains more than 80 pages of fun and interesting facts about Evanston, updated charts, graphics and maps, and many photographs both historic and contemporary. It can be a valuable resource for newcomers to Evanston and all residents. The League of Women Voters of Evanston has produced this useful volume since 1949 as part of its mission to increase citizen understanding of public policy issues and encourage participation in government. 

Readers of the Evanston RoundTable can obtain copies of “This is Evanston” by contacting Betty Hayford at ehayford@gmail.com. The cost is $5 per copy, with a discount for large orders.