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A heavy emergency response was sent to the Vernon Public Library in Lincolnshire for a bomb threat Tuesday evening just a day after a bomb threat was made at a Lincolnshire school.

The Lincolnshire Police Department and Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District responded around 5:32 p.m. Tuesday to the Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, for a report of a threat.

The Village of Lincolnshire said a bomb threat was received at the library.

The library received the threat through the internet and an evacuation was conducted.

Police searched the building and did not locate anything suspicious, the village said.

The library remained closed through the evening Tuesday as a precaution.

The threat is similar to other recent bomb threats made at libraries in the Chicagoland area.

The village said the threat was different from Monday’s bomb threat made toward Daniel Wright Junior High School in Lincolnshire.

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Lincolnshire–Prairie View School District 103 Superintendent Scott Warren said the school received a computer-recorded voicemail message saying there was a bomb in the building.

District 103 Communications Coordinator Margaret Van Duch said the message, left on the student attendance line, was received at 7:34 p.m. Sunday but was not listened to until 7:30 a.m. Monday.

School officials immediately evacuated the school and notified the police, Warren said.

A Great Lakes police bomb-sniffing canine responded to search the building and surrounding property, Van Duch said.

The canine made an indication on an area storing electrical equipment, according to Lincolnshire Police Department Deputy Chief Kimberly Covelli.

The Waukegan Fire Department Bomb Squad was called to the scene due to the indication.

Covelli said the Waukegan Fire Department sent bomb technicians to conduct a further evaluation.

An investigation of the area revealed the indication by the canine was possibly caused by the electrical equipment housed in the area.

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A thorough and complete search was conducted of the entire school and property and no bombs or other explosives were located, Covelli said.