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  • Tech-savvy teens to team up for Skokie 'App-a-thon'

    Tech-loving teens from all over the Niles Township area will congregate at the Skokie Public Library later this month for a one-day "App-a-thon." For nine hours on Saturday, May 30, the group of teens—all bound together by an interest in all...
  • 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...
  • Flower Sales Dominate At Weekend Spring Markets

    Flower Sales Dominate At Weekend Spring Markets
    Plenty of May flowers will be on sale at spring markets around the state this weekend. >>The Connecticut Daylily Society will hold its annual daylily and plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, rain or shine, at the Avon Senior Center, 635...
  • Libertyville author named 'Soon to Be Famous' finalist

    Libertyville author named 'Soon to Be Famous' finalist
    Not long ago Jane Steen saw a grainy photograph of a "poor farm" in a book on Lake County history and thought, "What a great location for a novel." "The story just started to write itself in my head," said Steen, who lives in Libertyville. "I saw 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...
  • The frog that jump-started Mark Twain's career

    The frog that jump-started Mark Twain's career
    In the humble-looking notebook of a luckless prospector staying in a cabin on Jackass Hill near here in California's Gold Country a century and a half ago, there's an entry barely longer than a tweet. "Coleman with his jumping frog — bet...
  • Learn to be a better baby sitter

    Mount Dora Parks and Recreation Department will offer baby-sitter training for girls and boys ages 11 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 23 in the lobby of the Mount Dora Community Building, 520 N. Baker St. Students will have fun while learning the ins and...
  • Anne Arundel County Youth “Reading and Rolling” Through New Program

    Anne Arundel County Youth “Reading and Rolling” Through New Program
    Local young people who like reading and roller skating will have a chance to do both this summer through a new program co-sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Public Library and Skate Zone of Crofton. By participating in the summer reading program at...
  • Retiring Schackman wins FAU award

    Retiring Schackman wins FAU award
    Maxine Schackman, director of the Recorded Sound Archives at Florida Atlantic University Libraries, will be retiring in June after 13 years with the libraries. Schackman has been in her current position for six years. Under her leadership, the...
  • Community News for South Windsor

    Students honored at the 2015 CAS/CIAC Scholar Athlete Awards SOUTH WINDSOR - South Windsor High School seniors Emma McAndrew and Derek Von Nieda were recognized as the state's top scholar-athletes at the 2015 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS)/...