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  • Palm Beach County triples visitors' library fees

    Palm Beach County triples visitors' library fees
    Checking out a Palm Beach County library book is about to get three times as expensive for visitors and even some locals too. The county's $30 non-resident annual library card fee goes up to $95 on June 1. The $15 fee for a six-month card is...
  • Public meeting set on vacant park site

    The last meeting was back in September. Now the city has called another public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Downtown Library for public input on the south side of Hillsboro El Rio Park. The vacant 18-acre site has sat undeveloped except for Fire...
  • Twain House Hosting Steampunk Party With Author Nikki Woolfolk

    Twain House Hosting Steampunk Party With Author Nikki Woolfolk
    It'll be back — way back — to the future on Saturday, May 30, from noon to 3 p.m., at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, at a Steampunk Social tea party featuring author and chocolatier Nikki Woolfolk, music by Venus...
  • Charles Benton, educational film distributor, dies at 84

    Charles Benton, educational film distributor, dies at 84
    Charles Benton, the son of a U.S. senator, was a film distributor who lobbied for free speech and civil liberties. "The flame of the public interest really burned in his breast," said former Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Michael Copps....
  • Library Notes: Pat McCaskey talks Chicago Bears May 28 in Grayslake

    Events and programs for the whole family are being held at libraries across Lake County. Grayslake Area Public Library 100 Library Lane 847-223-5313 Meet and greet: Pat McCaskey, director of Special Projects for the Chicago Bears and author of...
  • Francis V. Sedney, librarian

    Francis V. Sedney, librarian
    Francis V. Sedney, a retired Harford County librarian who encouraged a dynamic relationship between child and librarian, died Thursday of heart failure at her Bel Air home. She was 86. The daughter of Herbert Hewes, a Boston & Maine Railroad conductor,...
  • Etsy expert offers advice on setting up an online shop

    If you knit or sew and you want to make some extra income, then you may want to become more familiar with Etsy. Etsy.com is an online crafter's selling marketplace which was launched in 2005. An e-commerce website, Etsy enables those who have homemade...
  • Leaders honored at Federation celebration

    Leaders honored at Federation celebration
    Eight volunteer leaders won awards for their efforts and achievements over the 2014-15 campaign at the annual Community Campaign Celebration of the Jewish Federation of Broward County on May 19 at Congregation Kol Ami Emanu-El in Plantation. "Our...
  • $600,000 worth of art goes missing from Boston Public Library

    $600,000 worth of art goes missing from Boston Public Library
    Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is getting involved in the investigation into the loss of more than $600,000 worth of artwork from the city's library system. "You can’t lose $600,000-plus of artwork in the city of Boston and have a good rationale for...
  • Talk of the County: Our job situation seems to have two faces

    Talk of the County: Our job situation seems to have two faces
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us. Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com The desire to succeed Our job...
  • Eldersburg Public Library May 27-June 2

    The Eldersburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488. Wednesday Twos and Threes Together:...