Chuck E. Cheese it isn't. But a Chicago-area bank is following in the footsteps of kids' favorite fast-food chains by installing a play area in its newest branch.

Hemlock Federal Bank for Savings, a $156 million-asset bank in Oak Forest, Ill., will build a Kids' Korner in its branch in nearby Lemont. The area will have toys for kids to play with while parents do their banking, said Michael R. Stevens, Hemlock's president and chief financial officer.

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