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  • Friends of the Libraries: Get your education at the library

    A better-educated society tends to be more comfortable financially. So it was no surprise to see the report on voter turnout in last Sunday's Orange County Register — although voter turnout was not my main interest. Two graphics showed...
  • Hinsdale girl starts Little Free Library

    Hinsdale girl starts Little Free Library
    Nine-year-old Annika Geiersbach loves to read, and she wants to share that passion with others. That's why she and her parents, Rik Geiersbach and Carolyn Burger, of Hinsdale, created their own Little Free Library. The family designed a yellow...
  • Coplay Public Library to host Scrabble Night July 28

    Enjoy some free family fun at Scrabble Night, 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the Coplay Public Library. Registration is not required and the event is offered free of charge, according to the library's website. The library is open throughout summer noon-...
  • Harding letters reveal steamy side of 29th U.S. president

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On Christmas Eve 1910, future U.S. President Warren Harding wrote his mistress Carrie Phillips a letter that began: "There are no words, at my command, sufficient to say the full extent of my love for you ... mad, tender, devoted,...
  • Union To Picket Contractor At Raymond Library Job Site

    EAST HARTFORD — A Glastonbury contractor with a history of labor law violations is working on the Raymond Memorial Library renovation and expansion project, according to the New England Regional Council of Carpenters. The union is planning to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rockville Library Variety Show

    Rockville Children's Library will have a variety show, choreographed to music, on Friday, July 25, at 2:30 p.m. Eric Jirardi will entertain the audience, showcasing his skills as a juggler, yo-yo player, top spinner and more. Children and parents are...
  • L.A. Central Library's summer state of mind

    This has been the summer of staying home, with nothing much to do. I used to look forward to family vacations with my daughters, whether we were schlepping to Ohio to visit relatives or lounging on a beach in Jamaica. But the daughters are grown, with...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Anxiety, Depression and Anger Control Support Group, 10 a.m. at 1204 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach. Free. Call 954-571-9800. Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m. at Memorial Hospital South, 3600 Washington St., Hollywood. Free. Call 954-791-...
  • Students create Little Free Library

    Students create Little Free Library
    To share their passion for reading, middle-schoolers Tyler Frank and Matt Barba built a spot for trading books at Camelot Community Center. Their Little Free Library is the first in Arlington Heights, but one of more than 10,000 around the world. The...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...
  • Lower Macungie Library offering Pennsylvania German course

    Lower Macungie Library will offer a 15-week Pennsylvania German course beginning Sept. 8 through Dec. 15. The 15-week dialect class includes word learning, conversations and writing. The course costs $20 per person and will be held on Monday evenings...