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  • Putnam Public Library showcases Talking Book machine

    The Putnam Public Library now has a Talking Book machine on site that they can use for demonstration purposes. The specialized cassette players and easy-to-handle cartridges put libraries within reach of the visually and physically handicapped as well...
  • Historian Gives A Glimpse Of What Life Was Like In 1914

     Historian Gives A Glimpse Of What Life Was Like In 1914
    In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the Pearl Street Library, Enfield Historical Society President Karl O'Konis decided he would find out what Enfield was like in 1914. O'Konis, 72, was raised and still lives in Enfield. A member of the Enfield...
  • Library's music series to feature classical guitarist

    The Cooper Memorial Library's music series will present "Autumn Tones" featuring classical guitarist Joshua Englert from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 on the main floor of the library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. Englert has a bachelor's degree in music...
  • Library system to honor 100-year-old patrons

    The Talking Books section of the Palm Beach County Library System plans to honor 35 people who use Talking Books — and who are 100 or older. They will be honored with an induction into the Library of Congress' 10-squared Club. The event will be...
  • Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison

    Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison
    You may know actor B.J. Novak from his hilarious role as Ryan the weasel-y temp on TV's "The Office,'' but he is a comedian, director, producer and author, too. Novak won praise for his debut story collection, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...
  • Adult literacy classes offered at libraries throughout Broward

    For adults who can't read, day-to-day life can be a constant struggle. Recognizing that, Broward libraries offer adult literacy classes at locations throughout the county. The county supplies the books and resources for the Each One Teach One program...
  • Reader of the Week: Francine Westergaard

    Reader of the Week: Francine Westergaard
    Who I am Francine Westergaard, a South Sider living in Monee. One unique thing about me I have always loved libraries — rows and rows of books! I love to visit museums and libraries when I am traveling to different countries. I was on...
  • Weekend Sales: French Linens, Giant Tag Sale

    >>Amelie Michel, an Essex company specializing in high-end French linens, will hold a warehouse sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 28, at 192 Westbrook Road. Merchandise includes table linens, bedding, soaps, pillows and...
  • The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews

    The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews
    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
  • The story doesn't end at the library

     The story doesn't end at the library
    Usually when story time is over at a library, the children leave with their parents and go home, but not at Pacific Park Branch Library. Once the stories are over, the fun continues at the adjacent Pacific Park Community Center, where kids bounce into the...
  • Reading by 9

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Program Overview || Reading by 9 is a multi-year campaign aimed at helping Southern California kindergarten through third-grade students read at grade level by the age of nine. It was launched by The Times in 1998. || ||   || The...