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  • Friends of the Libraries: Libraries have a wish list too

    With the holiday season upon us, I hope that those who like to give during this time of year will consider giving to our libraries — either through the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries to support the current facilities (address contributions to...
  • Film Series Selection At Prosser Library

    Film Series Selection At Prosser Library
    The Prosser Public Library, 1 Tunxis Ave., will host a screening of The Auction, Friday, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the community room. The Auction is a French film with Englis subtitles and features Gaby, the main character who manages his family's farm...
  • What's trending: #PrayForFSU, Bill Cosby, 'Pitch Perfect 2' and more

    Sadness set the tone for social media today, as the tragic shooting at Florida State University's library trended worldwide. But don't fret, there are some laughs trending amidst the FSU hashtags. Here's what social media is talking about today: 1....
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Fred LeBaron

    Me, My Shelf and I: Fred LeBaron
    Fred LeBaron, a retired lawyer who now works part-time at Downers Grove Public Library, is famous in certain circles for being a reader of — and for championing — the burgeoning new-adult fiction genre, which targets the college-age set. He...
  • Special-needs nonprofit to get its own home, expand

    Special-needs nonprofit to get its own home, expand
    A nonprofit organization that has provided arts programming to the tri-county area's special-needs population for more than three years will get its own home in a storefront in Sun Village Plaza in Lauderhill on Dec. 6, allowing it to greatly expand its...
  • In aftermath of FSU shootings, it was easy to root for Seminoles

    In aftermath of FSU shootings, it was easy to root for Seminoles
    TALLAHASSEE — Go, Florida State! Come on, Jameis! Let's go, Jimbo! I don't know about you, but that's what I wanted to yell when the Florida State Seminoles took the field on Saturday against Boston College. And when kicker Roberto Aguayo...
  • Hamden Man Charged With Theft From Local Library

    Hamden Man Charged With Theft From Local Library
    HAMDEN — A local man was charged Tuesday with the theft of a computer and some money from the library in mid-October, police said. Police arrested 20-year-old Desmond Howard after he was spotted by officers walking in the area of Circular Road,...
  • Southington Gets $1M State Grant Towards Library Expansion

    SOUTHINGTON — A $1 million state grant has been earmarked for the town's planned library expansion. The project, expected to cost between $10 million and $13 million, is in the early planning stages. The construction grant was approved Monday by...
  • Former volunteer leaves $500,000 to local library

    Former volunteer leaves $500,000 to local library
    A woman remembered for her enjoyment of life and libraries has insured both will endure as her legacy in Lighthouse Point. Mary Barker, a 93-year-old former Lighthouse Point resident that died in April, left $500,000 to the city's library, Mayor Glenn...
  • Check It Out: Media Lab awaits your experiments

    When the phone rings at the Newport Beach Central Library, I never know what to expect, but I always welcome new challenges and questions. Will the wonderful customer on the other end want the new J.D. Salinger collection? Information on tonight's...
  • Ferguson library receiving outpouring of support, money

    FERGUSON, Mo. The Ferguson Municipal Public Library, which has acted as an "ad-hoc school" when classrooms closed, has drawn donations of more than $175,000 in less than two days after famous authors such as Neil Gaiman tweeted their support. "It doesn't...