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Mack's influence still seen throughout area high school football

Published: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 6:16 p.m. CDT
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(Sarah Nader)
Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com Bill Mack, former football coach in the area, poses for a portrait outside his Crystal Lake home Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Mack is receiving the Randy Walker award from the American Football Coaches Association on June 23. Mack played football at Beloit College and spent over 50 years coaching football at various high schools and colleges.

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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