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Brookfield couple launches Modest Coffee to bring fresh roasted beans to your door

Brookfield family launches coffee delivery business for the connoisseur

Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 2:18 p.m. CDT
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(Matthew Hendrickson - mhendrickson@shawmedia.com)
Jennifer and Marcus Contaldo hold handfuls of their freshly roasted beans at their roasting space in West Chicago March 5.
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(Matthew Hendrickson - mhendrickson@shawmedia.com)
Jennifer and Marcus Contaldo hold handfuls of their freshly roasted beans at their roasting space in West Chicago March 5.
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(Matthew Hendrickson - mhendrickson@shawmedia.com)
Modest Coffee spins after it comes out of the roaster for a fast cool down.
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(Matthew Hendrickson - mhendrickson@shawmedia.com)
Marcus Contaldo pours raw coffee beans into the roaster at their space in West Chicago March 5.

WESTMONT – Children and their families learned the ins and outs of constructing a barn Saturday at the Westmont Public Library.

Beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Kline Creek Farm Heritage Interpreter Denis Buck educated on the importance and function of barns before the kids took the lead and constructed a to-scale model.

Kline led the fun, informative build a barn workshops at 2 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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More library events

What: Team triviaWhen: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 6 and Aug. 20Where: The Sweet & Savory Spot, 31 N. Cass Ave.Details: Enjoy a beverage and a bite to eat while imposing brain power and competing for prizes.

What: End of summer carnivalWhen: 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2Where: Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Ave.Details: Families are invited to play carnival games, conquer the obstacle course, take a ride on a pony and beat the heat with a delicious snow cone.

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For more information on upcoming events at the Westmont Public Library, go to http://westmontlibrary.org.

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