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  • Downers Grove Library OKs 4.5% tax increase

     Downers Grove Library OKs 4.5% tax increase
    More dollars will be spent on Downers Grove Library personnel costs in 2015, expenses funded in part by a 4.5 percent increase in taxes, according to budget documents. Library trustees voted 4-1 to approve the $5.04 million budget, a 5.7 percent...
  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Karen A. Stuart, archivist

    Karen A. Stuart, archivist
    Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she was also associate editor of Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59. "As head...
  • New Simsbury Children's Librarian Is Where She Wants To Be

    New Simsbury Children's Librarian Is Where She Wants To Be
    SIMSBURY — Joanne Moody walked out of an office in the children's room in the library recently wearing a pair of multicolored cat-eye glasses and a bookshelf-patterned knee-length dress. "I didn't wear my glitter shoes today," said Moody, laughing....
  • Parkland prepares for expansion of its library

    With the city's population expected to exceed 40,000 once the wedge is built out, Parkland has started planning for the expansion of its library. There is no decision yet on the proposed size of the expanded facility, but according to PGAL of Boca Raton,...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Blue Jeans Blues, 8 p.m. at Blue Jeans Lounge, 3320 NE 33rd St., Fort Lauderdale. $5. Call 954-306-6330. Concurrence, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. at Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. Free. Call 954-201-6984. Depression Support Group,...
  • Edgewater Library hosting free programs this weekend

    Edgewater Library hosting free programs this weekend
    During this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, there will be plenty of activities throughout the region for families to take advantage of. Anyone looking for a cool place to escape the heat, and where they can take advantage of free programs, can look no...
  • Audio equipment for the visually impaired

    PUTNAM- The Connecticut Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped provides library support and materials in a specialized format to eligible Connecticut residents to ensure that all may read. The Putnam Public Library recently received a...
  • 'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader

    'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader
    Baltimore children's book author Elisabeth Dahl used to walk two or three miles just so she could hang out at the Library of Congress, reveling in the Paris Opera House style-architecture, the 23-karat gold-plated dome and the breathtakingly extensive...
  • Best bets in and around the South suburbs, Sept. 5-13

    Best bets in and around the South suburbs, Sept. 5-13
    Event highlights for the week of Sept. 5-13 in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: http://triblocal.com/events. First Friday at Garden...
  • Free computer classes at the library

    Free computer classes at the library
    "Your deals don't work." If I had a nickel for every time I got a call saying that, I'd be lounging on the French Riviera right now asking George Clooney to peel me a grape. Frustrated readers frequently phone to say they can't access my deals online,...