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  • Obama presidential library pick could affect nearby transit

    Obama presidential library pick could affect nearby transit
    A CTA Blue Line station that has been boarded up and abandoned for more than 40 years could reopen if President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama choose to build the Obama presidential library on the city’s West Side. Should the Obamas settle...
  • Newport News school libraries explore new ways of 'helping kids learn how to learn'

    Newport News school libraries explore new ways of 'helping kids learn how to learn'
    NEWPORT NEWS — School librarians in Newport News are exploring new ways of helping students dig deeper and question further. Traditional research from books to write papers no longer works as well in a world that makes so much information...
  • Cities' events celebrate Florida Arbor Day

    Arbor Day has been observed in Florida on the third Friday in January since 1945. Other states observe the day on different dates because of varying weather conditions. Arbor Day was created to encourage tree planting and care. J. Sterling Morton of...
  • 'Sometimes, I just wish I was normal,' says man caught viewing child porn in NCC library

     'Sometimes, I just wish I was normal,' says man caught viewing child porn in NCC library
    After the Bushkill Township man was caught downloading child pornography on a computer at Northampton Community College, he told a police officer that he was ashamed of himself and knew he was looking at "bad stuff." Standing in an Easton courtroom...
  • Obama library foundation discloses donations

    The Barack Obama Foundation, charged with building the Obama presidential library, raised between $2.9 million and $6.2 million during its first year of operation, officials reported Thursday. The majority of it — between $2.3 million and $4.9...
  • Benedict Arnold Bio, Mah Jongg Guide Among R.J. Julia Talks

    Benedict Arnold Bio, Mah Jongg Guide Among R.J. Julia Talks
    A biography of famous Revolutionary War era traitor Benedict Arnold and a guide for collectors of a Chinese game that has intrigued countless Americans will be discussed by their authors at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Both talks...
  • Chicago area libraries gear up for National Readathon Day

    Chicago area libraries gear up for National Readathon Day
    Saturday is National Readathon Day, a fundraiser for the National Book Foundation's literacy programs. Similar to a walkathon, the Readathon is a pledge-based fundraiser that will run from noon-4 p.m. The following Chicago-area libraries will...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Volunteers sought for cleanup; CV Alliance hosts discussion on teen anxiety, depression

    The La Crescenta Library will host a “Family Play Date” from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, for children up to 5 years old with an adult caregiver. The library is located at 2809 Foothill Blvd. For more information, call (818) 248-5313....
  • Hundreds debate putting Obama library on parkland

     Hundreds debate putting Obama library on parkland
    The second forum in as many days on using Chicago parkland for a Barack Obama presidential library again drew hundreds of people Wednesday, with arguments that boil down to the proposal either eroding valuable outdoor space or being an economic boost to...
  • Newington Library Trustees Plead For More Space

    NEWINGTON — Members of the library board of trustees made an impassioned plea Tuesday for a major expansion of its facility. The Lucy Robbins Welles Library is bursting at the seams and in dire need of additional space, resources and parking,...
  • Visclosky annual town forums start Thursday

    Visclosky annual town forums start Thursday
    Each year when U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky announces his January town forums, he waits for the barrage. “The questions can range from what’s going on with the South Shore extension to whatever is on townspeople’s minds,” said...