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  • Celebrate the holiday with 'A Christmas Carol' read by Neil Gaiman

    Celebrate the holiday with 'A Christmas Carol' read by Neil Gaiman
    Exactly 171 years ago, Charles Dickens sat down and wrote "A Christmas Carol." Dickens liked to write stories for Christmas, but "A Christmas Carol," with stingy boss Ebenezer Scrooge, clerk Bob Cratchit, Bob's sweet son Tiny Tim, and the ghosts of...
  • Event features music, food trucks

    The Clermont Downtown Partnership is hosting its free monthly First Friday Music on Montrose series on Jan. 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. at City Hall Park, Seventh and West Montrose streets. There also will be 11 food trucks, crafters, jewelry and other vendors....
  • Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library

    Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library
    The University of Chicago's bid for the Obama presidential library was delivered in December in two big binders about 31/2 inches thick, tucked inside a gray box. But just in case President Barack Obama still isn't sure how much the U. of C. wants to...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All That Jazz. Jan. 15, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. Ticket required. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Blue Box...
  • 12 ways to do literary good this holiday season

    12 ways to do literary good this holiday season
      What with all the wrapping and trips to the store and airport lines and online shopping, it's easy to lose hold of the idea that the holidays are for giving. If you have room left on your list or in your wallet, here are some ways to give for the...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: 'Discover La Crescenta' photo contest opens; Chamber installation luncheon

    Entries are being accepted for a photo competition called “Discover La Crescenta: Photography Contest.” Hosted by the La Crescenta Library, the contest is open to photographers of all skill levels. The submission period ends Jan. 3....
  • Bristol Sets Christmas Holiday Hours for Public Services, Libraries

    Bristol Sets Christmas Holiday Hours for Public Services, Libraries
    BRISTOL - The schedule for municipal services will be changed for the last half of this week because of the Christmas holiday. City hall will close at 12:15 p.m. on Dec. 24 and will be closed for the day on Dec. 25. The downtown library and the...
  • New Britain Library and City Hall Change Hours For Christmas Holiday

    New Britain Library and City Hall Change Hours For Christmas Holiday
    NEW BRITAIN - The schedule for municipal services will be changed this week because of the Christmas holiday. City hall will be closed on Dec. 25, but will reopen as usual on the 26th. The downtown library and the Jefferson branch will close for Dec....
  • Race taking shape for Orland Park Public Library board

    Race taking shape for Orland Park Public Library board
    A year after controversy over its Internet policy put the Orland Park Public Library in the spotlight, four residents of the village are running for two seats on the library board. Last fall, dozens of residents packed library board meetings after two...
  • Holiday closings

    Boca Raton: City Hall will be closed Thursday; the city and Spanish River libraries will close at noon Wednesday and will reopen at 9 a.m. Friday; city garbage pickup for Wednesday remains on schedule; Thursday pickup will be made Friday. Boynton Beach:...
  • Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain

    Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain
    In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...