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  • Digital Savant: Hackathons are hot, wearables perhaps not in the summer

    An entire Digital Savant column about one subject? There's too much going on for that! Instead, let's bounce around topics this week and see how much ground we can cover. Hackathons. Just over a year ago, I wrote a piece about how hackathons gatherings...
  • Library hosts summer program to educate kids about bats

    Vermont butterfly and bat expert Jerry Schneider made a special stop at the South Windsor Public Library on July 29, speaking with children in kindergarten through fifth grade about the wonder of bats, during an event sponsored by the Friends of the South...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-453-6400. Blood Pressure Screening and Blood Glucose Monitoring, 11 a.m. to noon at Southwest Regional Library,...
  • Parkland Community Library to offer book clubs, writing groups, movie nights and more in August

    Reading clubs, movie nights and different events for all ages will be hosted at the Parkland Community Library throughout the month of August. The following is a list of events, according to a press release from the library: Daytime Book Group – 2...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • '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...
  • Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads

    Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads
    Hydraulic fracturing to squeeze oil and gas from rock buried deep underground is either a financial windfall for landowners and communities or an environmental Pandora's box — depending on whom you ask. Until now, eastern Virginia hasn't been...
  • Sunken Garden Poetry Fest To Close With 'Lucky Fish' Author

    Sunken Garden Poetry Fest To Close With 'Lucky Fish' Author
    This year's Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, held on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, will present its closing event on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Poet, writer and teacher Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be the featured reader, and...
  • Hinsdale Library adds board conference room

    Hinsdale Library adds board conference room
    A renovation of space at the Hinsdale Public Library is complete, and patrons are enjoying the more open look and feeling it created, library officials say. About $248,000 was spent at the library at 20 E. Maple St. in the spring and early summer to...