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  • Finding a way to feel at peace

    Finding a way to feel at peace
    Jim Bandler has been teaching meditation techniques for more than 40 years. He shared his knowledge to about 30 people during the recent "Mindful Meditation" session at the Glades Road Branch Library in Boca Raton. "There are about 15 variations of...
  • EdX course on China set at Hollywood library

    EdX course on China set at Hollywood library
    Learning and the library have always gone hand in hand, and the Friends of the Stirling Road Branch Library in Hollywood are taking this to another level. Starting in June, the Friends will offer a local meet-up for a massive open online course. MOOCs...
  • Officials looking at new sites for Indiana archives building

    State officials are considering new Indianapolis sites for a proposed state archives building after state lawmakers blocked the project from being built along the city's downtown canal. The state budget approved by the General Assembly last week includes...
  • Worth Noting: More than veggies, farmers' market offers a veritable feast

    Worth Noting: More than veggies, farmers' market offers a veritable feast
    Among the vendors expected to be under canopies on opening day of the Bowie Farmers' Market are Uptown Bakers, Edesias ice cream and the Bowie Lions Club, which will be selling rain barrels. Of course, there will be actual farmers, too – like...
  • New power broker in town: The Barack Obama Foundation

    New power broker in town: The Barack Obama Foundation
    Now that Chicago has been selected as the home of President Barack Obama's library and museum, there is a new power broker in town that could help shape the future of the city's political and economic landscape: the Barack Obama Foundation. Over the...
  • Obama still hasn't picked Chicago

    Obama still hasn't picked Chicago
    The competition for Barack Obama's legacy is not over until he announces whether his primary residence will be here or in New York. The ability to shape public opinion does not reside in a library, which will be built on Chicago's South Side. It resides...
  • Library Notes: Learn about gong meditation May 8 at Round Lake Area Library

    Library Notes: Learn about gong meditation May 8 at Round Lake Area Library
    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Lake Bluff Public Library 123 E. Scranton Ave. (847) 234-2540 Movie: "The Homesman," rated R, will be shown at 1 p.m. May 8. Registration requested. Vernon Area Public Library...
  • Ela Library unveils $1.75M renovation with fanfare

    Ela Library unveils $1.75M renovation with fanfare
    Frozen custard from Culver's, face painting, a bubble show from Bubbleman Geoff Akins and more helped Ela Area Public Library kick off its new look on May 2, attracting community members of all ages to check out the newly renovated space. Prior to...
  • Club Calendar: WWII Black Navy Veterans of Great Lakes Memorial Foundation to meet May 9

    Club meetings and events throughout the county. WEDNESDAY, May 6 Kiwanis Club of Grayslake: Noon at State Bank of the Lakes, 50 Commerce Drive, Grayslake. Details, call (847) 986-2000. Libertyville Lions Club: 7 p.m. at Libertyville Civic Center,...
  • Morton Grove Library tackling hurdles for building approval

    Morton Grove Library tackling hurdles for building approval
    After a resident raised the issue of whether the Morton Grove Library will have enough parking at a new building it purchased recently, the Village Board sent the proposal for the new property back for more study. At the April 27 Village Board meeting,...
  • 14 presidential library fast facts

    14 presidential library fast facts
    With all the chatter about Chicago becoming home to the Barack Obama presidential library, it got us thinking: How many other presidents have their own libraries and where are they? For starters, the Obama library will be the 14th presidential library...