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  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Karen A. Stuart, archivist

    Karen A. Stuart, archivist
    Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she was also associate editor of Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59. "As head...
  • New Simsbury Children's Librarian Is Where She Wants To Be

    New Simsbury Children's Librarian Is Where She Wants To Be
    SIMSBURY — Joanne Moody walked out of an office in the children's room in the library recently wearing a pair of multicolored cat-eye glasses and a bookshelf-patterned knee-length dress. "I didn't wear my glitter shoes today," said Moody, laughing....
  • Edgewater Library hosting free programs this weekend

    Edgewater Library hosting free programs this weekend
    During this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, there will be plenty of activities throughout the region for families to take advantage of. Anyone looking for a cool place to escape the heat, and where they can take advantage of free programs, can look no...
  • Parkland prepares for expansion of its library

    With the city's population expected to exceed 40,000 once the wedge is built out, Parkland has started planning for the expansion of its library. There is no decision yet on the proposed size of the expanded facility, but according to PGAL of Boca Raton,...
  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events
    Hampton Roads reader events for the week of Sept. 9-15 include poetry readings, virtual author meet-and-greets and tickets for upcoming author talks. - Beginning Tuesday (Sept. 9), pick up tickets to attend the Thursday, Oct. 9 talk and book signing...
  • Hampton Roads libraries go digital

    Hampton Roads libraries go digital
    September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, a perfect opportunity to check out the newest technologies from our public libraries. Like many avid readers, I spent hours as a child scouring the shelves of my local library for the latest releases,...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Children's Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, 501 N. Fig Tree Lane. Free. Call 954-797-2145. College Application Workshop, 6 p.m. at Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Free. Call 954-757-4200. Healthy Eating:...
  • Best bets in and around the South suburbs, Sept. 5-13

    Best bets in and around the South suburbs, Sept. 5-13
    Event highlights for the week of Sept. 5-13 in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: http://triblocal.com/events. First Friday at Garden...
  • An exclusive lost scene from Elmore Leonard's 'Swag'

    An exclusive lost scene from Elmore Leonard's 'Swag'
    Who knew that a scene was chopped out of Elmore Leonard’s 1976 novel “Swag”? It came as a surprise to Gregg Sutter and the editors at the Library of America, who found it in the manuscript when they were putting together their new...
  • Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar

    Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar
    The Lake County Adopt-a-Lake program is seeking photos of a named Lake County body of water for its 2015 Adopt-a-Lake calendar. A panel of volunteers will rate the shots and pick the semifinalists; and then the public can vote online for their...