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  • Huntington archivist finds historic piece of China's largest book

    Huntington archivist finds historic piece of China's largest book
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced Thursday that it has portions of a rare and important Chinese manuscript called the Yongle Encyclopedia -- with 11,095 volumes, the largest book ever written in China. The book was...
  • NAPL's Teen Read Week 2014 Bookmark Contest submissions due this Saturday, Oct. 18

    Northampton Area Public Library is hosting a Teen Read Week 2014 Bookmark Contest. Teens are invited to design a bookmark with the theme: Turn Dreams Into Reality, according to the library's website. Submissions are due by Saturday, Oct. 18. Submissions...
  • NAPL to host Autumn Basket Social Oct. 17

    Help raise funds for the Northampton Area Public Library and go home great finds at the Autumn Basket Social at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. The event will be held at the Northampton Memorial Community Center, 1601 Laubach Ave., according to the library's...
  • What the HBO Streaming Service Could Look Like

    It's not TV. It's HBO Go-It-Alone. That is what we'll call the standalone streaming service HBO CEO Richard Plepler finally confirmed Wednesday would be available in the U.S. next year. Tellingly and somewhat unexpectedly, Plepler did not refer to the...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Chamber of Commerce recognition banquet; CV town council forum

    The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its recognition banquet from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. For more information, contact the chamber at (818) 248-4957 or visit...
  • Kent Memorial Library to close while improvements are made

    Kent Memorial Library is closing temporarily in order to undergo renovations which will help better serve its patrons. Library services will be temporarily relocated to 61 Ffyler Place during construction, which may take up to a year. The town voted...
  • Allentown library showing free foreign film

    Allentown library showing free foreign film
    Allentown Public Library will screen the foreign film "Clandestine Childhood" at the Allentown Public Library at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The drama portrays the life of 12 year-old Juan, whose parents return to Argentina to covertly battle the ruling...
  • 'Ghostly Photographs' shown at Windsor Locks Public Library

    October is the time of year where even the skeptics get into the spirit of ghosts and goblins. Coming to the Windsor Locks Public Library for a program on ghosts, paranormal investigator Julie Griffin shared her experiences and eerie photographs with an...
  • Commissioners critical of public hearing on sites for a new library

    Commissioners critical of public hearing on sites for a new library
    The decision by a special task force on the Winter Park Public Library, to hold a public hearing to review possible locations for a new library, set off a debate among City Commissioners about whether that hearing was a mistake. At the start of Monday&...
  • Connecticut State Library Seeks To Digitize World War I History

    The now century-old conflict known to its contemporaries as the Great War left an indelible imprint on Connecticut. For those who lived through it, on the battlefield or the home front, it was a life-defining event, and the Connecticut State Library...
  • Statue marking friendship between Newport and Okazaki, Japan, is blessed in library ceremony

    Statue marking friendship between Newport and Okazaki, Japan, is blessed in library ceremony
    With bamboo in the background, strains of Japanese music in the air and a guest in a kimono bowing to others wearing jeans, the Newport Beach Central Library on Tuesday morning set a perfect stage for an East-meets-West celebration of 30 years of Sister...