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  • Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach

    Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach
    The Laugh at the Library fundraiser in Delray Beach on Friday is a study in contrasts, illustrated by its headliner, literate funnyman Paul Mecurio. Beginning at 9 p.m. (doors open at 7:30) at the Delray Beach Marriott, the evening will offer...
  • Simsbury In 'Good Shape' As Roads Declared Passable, No Power Outages

    Simsbury In 'Good Shape' As Roads Declared Passable, No Power Outages
    SIMSBURY — As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, all of the town roads, including secondary roads, have been plowed and are passable and safe, said Tom Roy, Simsbury's public works director. "We were truly geared up for the absolute worst, but we ended up with...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Try a different perspective on for size

    What if you could change your perspective for one evening? The new Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries program series "Through the Eyes of…" is an opportunity to see through the lenses of other people who have diligently developed a unique point...
  • Arthur Jaffe, FAU donor and lover of books, dies at 93

    Arthur Jaffe, FAU donor and lover of books, dies at 93
    For Arthur Jaffe, books weren't just to be read. They were to be treasured as works of art. Jaffe, who donated a lot of money and his vast collection of hand-crafted books to Florida Atlantic University, died Sunday. He was 93. His legacy will live on...
  • 'Dancing Divas' at Broward Main Library

    'Dancing Divas' at Broward Main Library
    Dancing Divas Two gifted performers will present two disciplines of Indian classical dance in two shows at the Broward County Main Library. The artists include Srinwanti Chakrabarti, a dancer and dance therapist inducted into the Odissi dance form...
  • Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint

    Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint
    Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-year student at Yale. He had been accosted by a campus police officer, at gunpoint! This is how my son remembers it: He left...
  • Broward Libraries plans Black History Month literary events

    Broward Libraries plans Black History Month literary events
    The Broward County Libraries celebrate Black History Month with a packed schedule of films, plays, discussions and performances. Here are some of the book-related events: Liz Coursen will discuss the history behind her book "Shade in the Sunshine...
  • Multimedia show has 3 generations of pioneer family

    Author Patrick Smith Rick Smith "A Land Remembered" multimedia show Leesburg Public Library The Friends of the Leesburg Library will sponsor a free multimedia show on the work of the late Patrick Smith, who wrote about the pioneer days of Florida's...
  • Get an education about life during the Civil War

    The annual Battle of Townsend's Plantation and Civil War Festival is this weekend at Renninger's Antique Center, 20651 U.S. Highway 441, Mount Dora. Folks can see how the young and old lived during the Civil War and the way meals were prepared and...
  • Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77

     Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77
    llga Vitolins had a single mission while working in the cataloging department at the University of Chicago Library for more than four decades: making sure that scholars from around the world found what they were looking for among the library's 11.9...
  • Hogan plan would cut budgets for years to come

    Beyond spending cuts for next year, Gov. Larry Hogan is asking the General Assembly for an array of permanent, long-term budget reductions — for public schools, private colleges, libraries and economic development aid for farmers. The sweeping...