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  • Sail to the sun with 'The Yellow Boat'

    Benjamin Saar was born with congenital hemophilia. He died in 1987 at the age of eight, leaving a legacy of fanciful drawings and paintings. Teens in Big Deal Productions' Children's Theatre will tell his story in their presentation of "The Yellow Boat,"...
  • Intrigue in the stacks of private Fort Lauderdale library

    Intrigue in the stacks of private Fort Lauderdale library
    'Checked Out' By Elaine Viets. Obsidian, 288 pages, $24.95 A library can be the focal point of a community — a place to find the latest best-seller, to just sit and read, to work on the computers, to study. In Elaine Viets' energetic 14th Dead-End...
  • Who'll pay for Obama library? Private donors -- and taxpayers

    Who'll pay for Obama library? Private donors -- and taxpayers
    As Chicagoans hear the news that the South Side will host the Obama presidential library, some may ask: Who's going to pay for that? The answer is that presidential libraries are built with private donations, and the Obama library's construction and...
  • Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say

    Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say
    President Barack Obama has selected the University of Chicago to host his library and museum, sources have told the Chicago Tribune. Despite a flurry of reports Thursday that Chicago had won the library, there was no official confirmation by the Obama...
  • Sixth-grader leads town hall, puts Obama through the paces

    Put President Barack Obama in the hands of a precocious sixth-grader and you a get a fast-paced, revelatory Q&A specially tailored to an audience more concerned about homework assignments than homeland security. It took Osman Yaya, a 12-year-old from...
  • Letters: Annapolis library; Volunteerism

    Letters: Annapolis library; Volunteerism
    Annapolis library Regarding the article on the Annapolis library (The Capital, April 25): I have been a member of the Library Board of Trustees for 32 years and participated in the system's growth since our first computerized branch, at Broadneck,...
  • Schuh funds 3 percent tax cut

    Schuh funds 3 percent tax cut
    County Executive Steve Schuh's first budget will include the $19 million property tax rate cut he promised on the campaign trail — helped in part by it being driven down by law. But the budget will not meet a request by the school board to...
  • Perfume fans craft scents at Northlake library class

    Perfume fans craft scents at Northlake library class
    Karen Salutric dipped a cotton swab into a tiny bottle filled with an essential oil smelling of sweet orange, then held the swab to her nose. She dipped a second swab into another bottle smelling of tangerines, then held both swabs to her nose. Salutric...
  • Cost at center of battle for control of Lincoln Library

    Two officials fighting for control of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum differed Thursday on how much it costs to operate. The library's director told the Senate Appropriations Committee that the institution can operate independently,...
  • Leila's Library

    Leila's Library
    Use Your Words, Sophie Penguin Young Readers Group By Rosemary Wells Age range: 3 - 5 Years   This book is about a little girl who likes to talk using made up words. Her parents remind her "Sophie use your words." When Mommy has a baby she has to...
  • Get Ready To Brake For Tag Sales

    Get Ready To Brake For Tag Sales
    If you brake for tag sales, you'll be doing a lot of stop-and-go driving this weekend. >>Coventry will have a townwide tag sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Check with the department of parks and recreation for a list of locations for the sale....