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  • 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...
  • Rare Shakespeare First Folio discovered in French library

    A literature scholar has discovered a William Shakespeare First Folio, one of the rarest and most valuable books in the world, at a library in a small French town, the Guardian reports. The book, printed in 1623, had been in the collection of the Saint-...
  • Allentown library hosting holiday story, craft event

    Allentown library hosting holiday story, craft event
    Children and their parents are invited to attend a free holiday storytime and craft session at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown. The event takes place 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3. Youngsters will enjoy stories,...
  • Newport News library "cans" fines for the season

    Newport News library "cans" fines for the season
    Over the holiday season, the Newport News Library System will once again permit patrons to “pay” their fines for overdue items with donations of food and personal items. All Newport News library branches will accept nonperishable, nonexpired...
  • York Supervisors approve land purchase

    The York County Board of Supervisors voted to purchase nearly one acre of land at the intersection of Battle Road and George Washington Memorial Highway, adjacent to the Yorktown Library, for $320,000. The plan is to expand the library on that land,...
  • Ferguson public library receives flood of donations after rioting

    Ferguson public library receives flood of donations after rioting
    The Ferguson Municipal Public Library has been flooded with donations since Monday night's rioting, librarian Scott Bonner told the L.A. Times. "We were surprised," he said by phone Tuesday. Although schools in the town of Ferguson, Mo., were shut after...
  • Around Town: Plaque to be placed at old Golden Bear site Monday

    Around Town: Plaque to be placed at old Golden Bear site Monday
    Huntington Beach's famed Golden Bear nightclub will be remembered with a plaque placed at 1 p.m. Monday at its former site at 306 Pacific Coast Hwy., now the Pierside Pavilion. The Golden Bear opened as a restaurant in the 1920s and frequently served...
  • Vintage furniture sale helps library's renovation efforts

    Vintage furniture sale helps library's renovation efforts
    Hundreds of people trickled into the Glendale Central Library throughout Saturday not to just read, but to spruce up their homes with furniture and fixtures on sale. The library put midcentury and vintage couches, chairs, tables and a handful of wooden...
  • Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU

    Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU
    Sadly, shootings are so frequent that the post-tragedy scripts by activists on both sides of the debate about guns have become predictable. Proving my point, one of Florida's most outspoken and extreme gun rights groups sent out a press release that...
  • Parents can sign up to have Santa make phone call to kids

    Parents can sign up to have Santa make phone call to kids
    Santa Claus will be calling children 8 years old and younger whose parents sign up for Mount Dora Parks and Recreation Department's Santa's Switchboard before 4 p.m. Dec. 5. Calls will be made between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10. Parents who want to...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....