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  • Newsmaker Q&A: Amanda Thrash

    Amanda Thrash of Northampton recently received approval from Northampton Borough to try a novel idea. Like thousands of people around the globe, Thrash plans to build Little Free Libraries – boxes of free books that people treat like libraries. They...
  • Writer's Weekend At Twain House

    Writer's Weekend At Twain House
    The 3rd Annual Writers' Weekend, three days of talks, workshops and book signings by authors, poets and playwrights, takes place Friday Saturday and Sunday, April 25 to 27, at the Mark Twain House & Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Friday's...
  • Register for school in Dist. 25, get a library card

    Register for school in Dist. 25, get a library card
    A new partnership between Arlington Heights District 25 and the Arlington Heights Memorial Library will provide students with a unique opportunity to sign up for a library card during school registration in May. District 25 Superintendent Sarah Jerome...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chase Collegiate Teacher And Author To Share Writing Expertise

    This month, Chase Collegiate School's Upper School English Department Chair and resident author Mary Sharnick will take part in the Silas Bronson Library's Local Author Series and the Writers' Weekend at the Mark Twain House. The Local Authors Series...
  • 'Hartford Loves Poetry' Finale Set For Saturday

    HARTFORD — The city-organized festival "Hartford Loves Poetry" culminates Saturday with an afternoon grand finale at the downtown Hartford Public Library, where a cultural range of speakers will read poems in more than 20 languages. The event...
  • No public funds for Obama library

    I would like to see President Barack Obama’s presidential library located here in Chicago, but without a $1 million contribution from taxpayers. He was able to raise a billion dollars for his re-election bid; he should be able to raise the money...
  • House committee OKs $100 million for Obama library

    House committee OKs $100 million for Obama library
    An Illinois House committee endorsed a plan today to contribute $100 million in state funds toward construction of a Barack Obama presidential library in Chicago. The proposal, pushed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, goes to the full House next....
  • Avon Library To Hold Book Festival Focusing On Local Authors

    Avon Library To Hold Book Festival Focusing On Local Authors
    AVON — The Avon Free Public Library is offering a series this summer highlighting Connecticut authors. The series will include three major events and several smaller ones focusing on different genres. Tina Panik, adult services and reference...
  • Holly Diehl: Her love of books and gregarious smile inspired children

    In my youngest of memories, I am at storytime at the Emmaus Public Library, grappling with the other toddlers over who got the brightest colored carpet square. In midst of chaos, there stands one person, Martha Vines, the children's librarian. She was...
  • Russell Library In Middletown To Host Continuing Education Info Session April 24

    MIDDLETOWN — Russell Library will host a free session on continuing education options on Thursday, April 24 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Advisers from Trinity College, Middlesex Community College and the University of Hartford will give presentations...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Magic Of Creativity Sculpture

    As the Pearl Street Library in Enfield, Connecticut prepares for the commemorative celebration of its 100th Anniversary, The Magic of Creativity sculpture, exhibited at the library, is also being restored. The life sized plaster sculpture displayed in...