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  • Tie-dye fun at Enfield library

    Children ages 4 and up gathered at the Enfield Public Library on July 30 for a special "Tie-Dye" event that was part of the summer reading program, Fizz Boom Read! Kristin Raiche and Joan Duggan, the children's librarians, along with program...
  • Parkland Community Library notifies patrons of closure for technology upgrade Aug. 11

    The Parkland Community Library will be closed to patrons Monday, Aug. 11, for a technology upgrade, according to the library website. Starting at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, through Tuesday, Aug. 12, the library's catalog will also be unavailable for use...
  • Book bike takes Evanston library on the road

     Book bike takes Evanston library on the road
    Keiler Roberts sat with her 6-year-old daughter, Xia, last week on the short stone ledge gating Evanston's Burnham Shores Park playground, their backs to the whir of a game of hide-and-seek. On Roberts' lap was a library book, "Thumbelina"; on Xia's,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Join Killingworth's Friends Circle Of Library Volunteers

    A great way to help the Killingworth Library is to join the Friends Circle of Volunteers. This Friends group requires no dues or ongoing commitment but indicates that you might be interested in helping the library in any of a variety of ways. If you...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Two Workforce Development Organizations Honored

    At its annual June fundraising gala, Hartford Public Library (HPL) presented two Hartford organizations dedicated to workforce development with its first Community Partnership Awards. Representatives from honorees Capital Workforce Partners and Billings...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Foundation Grants Support Arts and Sciences Programming

    Hartford Public Library (HPL) has been awarded generous grants totaling over $20,000 from three individual foundations to support free programs encouraging exploration in the arts and sciences for city children and adults. Bank of America's Evelyn...
  • Robert Drew, Documentarian Who Fathered Cinema Verite, Dies at 90

    Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90. In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
  • 'Brando's Smile' biography goes below the surface to find the actor

    Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty." She was as she described it "struck by the...
  • Tickets still available for the New York City bus trip hosted by Friends of NAPL Nov. 14

    Friends of the Northampton Area Public Library are organizing a bus trip to New York City for the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular. Just 20 seats remain out of 112 available for the trip, which will depart from Northampton recreation center at...
  • Support Whitehall Public Library during its Children's Book Sale Aug. 7

    Stock up on select book titles for children at the Whitehall Township Public Library Children's Book Sale, 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7. Families can find some great kids' titles while supporting the fundraising efforts of the library,...
  • Paper Airplane Festival takes flight at Windsor Public Library

    With less than a month left before school begins again, the summer reading program is running at full blast at the Windsor Public Library. The program, called Fizz! Boom! Bang!, makes it easy for kids to keep their minds active and sharp during the lazy...