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Library holiday hours:

The Batavia Public Library will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24, and Thursday, Dec. 24, as well as Jan. 1. It will close at noon Dec. 31.

Clerks holiday hours:

The Kane County clerks office of vital records is altering its hours the next two weeks. The office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25. Next week the office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 30 and closed Jan. 1. Call (630) 232-5950.

Schools host coaches clinic:

The baseball programs at Jacobs (Algonquin) and Dundee-Crown (Carpentersville) high schools are hosting a free coaching clinic for youth baseball managers from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 17. Former White Sox outfielder Ron Kittle is among the speakers who will discuss coaching techniques. Register by e-mailing or call (847) 638-0484.

ECCs forensics team lauded:

Elgin Community Colleges forensics team won five awards during the College of Lake County Holiday Speech Tournament this month in Grayslake. …