Retired IVCC teacher to donate books raise funds for library

Ed Krolak – Photo Provided by IVCC

 

OGLESBY – A retired Illinois Valley Community College teacher will be donating books to the school to be used as a fundraiser for the library. IVCC will host a reception for instructor Ed Krolak on Tuesday. He will be donating 30 copies of his book, “Lilies of the Valley,” a compilation of his newspaper columns and essays. Those receiving the book will be asked to make a donation to the library. The event will in the Jacobs Library’s Active Learning Space and will include IVCC English faculty reading portions of Krolak’s book. His 40-year teaching career included assignments at Lostant and LaSalle-Peru Township high schools, LPO Junior College and IVCC. In 1987-88, he taught in England as part of the prestigious Fulbright Teacher Exchange program.