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  • Hartford Library Hosting 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch

    Hartford Library Hosting 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Leesburg expo will showcase variety of low-vision vendors

    New Vision for Independence Inc., a nonprofit that provides assistance and training for blind and visually impaired individuals in Lake and Sumter counties, will have its fifth annual Low-Vision Expo from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 12 in the Magnolia Room at...
  • Upcoming Chicago literary events

    Upcoming Chicago literary events
    March 3: David Axelrod will discuss his memoir, "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics" with Tribune Editorial Board member Clarence Page. 7 p.m., Venue SIX10, 610 S. Michigan Ave., $20. Printers Row members receive priority seating at the above...
  • Around Town: Authors Festival coming to H.B. library Tuesday

    The Huntington Beach Central Library on Tuesday will host the 27th annual Authors Festival, which will feature 20 local children's authors and illustrators who will sell and autograph their books. The free event will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m....
  • Emanuel defends Obama library plan

    Emanuel defends Obama library plan
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel offered another spirited defense Wednesday of his push to use public park land for a proposed Barack Obama presidential library near the University of Chicago, but dodged a question on why he's not adding new public green space to...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Alliance to host adults-only discussion 'Rehab and Relapse'

    The CV Alliance will present “Rehab and Relapse” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27 in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave. The talk, which is open to adults only, will be held by Benjamin Salazar, assistant...
  • Costa Mesa library project clears early hurdle

    The Costa Mesa City Council unanimously approved a design contract Tuesday night that will help convert the Neighborhood Community Center into a large central library. The $125,125 contract with Culver City-based Johnson Favaro, which has been lauded...
  • A Temple of Obama on public land? That's the Chicago Way

    A Temple of Obama on public land? That's the Chicago Way
    If there's one thing Chicago needs, and quickly, it's a Temple of Obama. How else can the city worship a demigod? The Temple of Obama will be built on public parkland whether the public likes it or not, because Mayor Rahm Emanuel is campaigning for...
  • Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library

    Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday will introduce an ordinance to transfer at least 20 acres of public parkland to the city if President Barack Obama decides to build his library and museum in either Washington Park or Jackson Park on the South Side,...
  • Investing in city schools brings returns for and from students

    Investing in city schools brings returns for and from students
    In October, the Fund for Educational Excellence published the results of its comprehensive listening campaign to highlight the community's priorities for Baltimore's schools. Three points stand out: •Baltimoreans want schools to assess the...
  • Kane County signs off on sale of Sixth Street School to Geneva library

    Kane County signs off on sale of Sixth Street School to Geneva library
    The Geneva Public Library District may be one step closer to relocating, as the Kane County Board signed off on a contract for the library to purchase the former Sixth Street School downtown. "We're just starting a space needs assessment to determine...