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  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Class. Mondays, 10 a....
  • Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra to perform at library

    A romance-themed string set highlighting works from Beethoven and from the movie "Beauty and the Beast" will fill the Lincolnwood Public Library with classical music during a free concert in March. The Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra will perform the hour-...
  • Candidate forums set for La Grange and LT races

    La Grange area voters can see candidates for four boards address the issues at two forums leading to the April 7 election. The Citizens Council of La Grange is sponsoring a forum at 7 p.m. March 11 at the Village Hall, 53 S. La Grange Road. Residents are...
  • New IS video shows militants smashing ancient Iraq artifacts

    The Islamic State group released a video on Thursday showing militants using sledgehammers to smash ancient artifacts in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, describing the relics as idols that must be removed. The destructions are part of a campaign by the IS...
  • Niles Library wins transparency award for a second time

    Niles Library wins transparency award for a second time
    The Niles Public Library won the Illinois Policy Institute Sunshine Award for the second year in a row, according to an announcement at the Feb. 18 Board of Trustees meeting. The award was created by the Chicago-based Illinois Policy Institute as a...
  • Bring back TTS, Kindle

    Amazon's Kindle is common enough in American life to be "the Official E-reader of the National PTA." But it could enrich the lives of many more people if recent E Ink models weren't missing text to speech (TTS) technology. TTS costs next to nothing and...
  • Park advocates: More time needed on Obama library decision

    The president of a group opposing proposals to put President Barack Obama's library on South Side park land is skeptical of a poll saying area residents support the project. Friends of the Parks president Cassandra Francis expressed skepticism over how...
  • Sociologist, author opens Women's History Month at Purdue Calumet

    A presentation by nationally respected sociologist and author Marianne Cooper kicks off Purdue University Calumet's Women's History Month observance at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the university's Student Union & Library — Room with a View. The...
  • Gloucester Area Writers' Showcase

    The Gloucester Public Library wants to bring its local authors and readers together and has planned a “Local Author Open House” for Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to noon at the Main Library. From a press release: “There is so much talent...
  • Illinois historic sites earn national designation

     Illinois historic sites earn national designation
    You may pass them on the street without a second glance. But tucked throughout Illinois communities are islands of history brimming with lessons from the past. As a testament to their place in time, the National Register of Historic Places added 24...
  • Library hosts free art classes

    Library hosts free art classes
    At the Stirling Road Branch Library in Hollywood, some stories are told through watercolors and collages. From 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, more than two dozen people gather for free art classes hosted by local artist Sandi Levy and the Friends of the...