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  • Hampshire approves release of impact fees to Ella Johnson Library

    Hampshire approves release of impact fees to Ella Johnson Library
    The Hampshire Village Board this week unanimously approved releasing $10,000 in impact fees to the Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District in Hampshire. Emily Klonicki, the library district's executive director, told the board that the $10,000...
  • Bristol Library, Schools, City Hall Closing for Memorial Day Holiday

    Bristol Library, Schools, City Hall Closing for Memorial Day Holiday
    BRISTOL - The public schools, the downtown library and its Forestville branch, city hall and the trash transfer station will all be closed May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday. The Imagine Nation Museum is also closed for the holiday. City crews will...
  • Central Florida's summer food program trying to reach more kids

    Central Florida's summer food program trying to reach more kids
    Thousands of Central Florida kids who get free and reduced-cost meals at school will go hungry or fill their stomachs with cheap junk food once summer comes, officials worry. Typically, only 9 percent of the region's students who are eligible for the...
  • Library's closing reveals fading Carnegie legacy, hopeful future

    Library's closing reveals fading Carnegie legacy, hopeful future
    In the basement mailroom of the Aurora Public Library's main building, covered by a ceiling panel above a copy machine, is the bricks-and-mortar legacy of the individual who once was the world's richest man. It's a wall of what had been the main...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Green's distortions; Thank you

    Green's distortions Henry Green's recent guest column ("Hogan, Schuh have started shortchanging state, county," The Capital, May 22) is amazing in both its inaccuracy and blatant distortions. County Executive Steve Schuh's budget calls for an...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Trustees suggest second story for library/fire station

    The Newport Beach Board of Library trustees Monday told an architect that they want to consider adding a second story to the new Corona del Mar library branch building. "What's wrong with adding a second story?" asked Trustee Eleanor Palk. "It's...
  • Library recognizes teen poets

     Library recognizes teen poets
    The Niles Public Library held a Poetry Lounge for teen winners of its annual poetry contest. While the contest has been around for 17 years, this was the first time the library had an event to recognize any of its winners. During the Poetry Lounge,...
  • Create, invent during Northbrook library's Make It Month in June

    Create, invent during Northbrook library's Make It Month in June
    There's a maker in everyone, said Cathleen Doyle, digital services manager with the Northbrook Public Library, who is gearing up for her staff's first Make It Month in June. "We're seeing a rise of the maker culture these last three or four years, and...
  • Speak Out: Callers aren't stupid, they're ignorant

    Speak Out: Callers aren't stupid, they're ignorant
    Stupid versus ignorant: People sometimes use the words "stupid" and "ignorant" and don't understand the difference between them. Stupid is when a person willingly acts in a way that defies logical reason. Their behavior doesn't make sense. Ignorance is...