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  • Sondheim will receive Sandburg Award

    Sondheim will receive Sandburg Award
    Stephen Sondheim will receive the Carl Sandburg Literary Award this year, a spokesman for the Chicago Public Library said on Monday. This is the 16th Carl Sandburg Award, given out annually by the Chicago Public Library Foundation. Sondheim, composer-...
  • Waukegan library set to reopen in mid-June after $1.2M remodel

    Waukegan library set to reopen in mid-June after $1.2M remodel
    It remains a pardon-our-dust situation for Waukegan Public Library visitors, but an ongoing $1.2 million renovation project to add multiple meeting rooms on the main floor of the County Street facility is now on target for completion in mid-June....
  • CT Humanities, New Alliance Foundation sponsor author's visit

    Author/illustrator/teacher Jason Deeble held court at the Villages in Killingly on March 26. Thirteen children and six adults were on hand to hear the 35-year-old share his passion for reading and drawing. Funded by the New Alliance Foundation and...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold's 200th anniversary parade GRISWOLD - The Griswold Bicentennial Committee is encouraging local groups to register as participants in the town's 200th anniversary parade, slated for Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m. Civic groups, scout troops, clubs,...
  • Broward library now offers free movies, TV shows, songs, books

    Broward library now offers free movies, TV shows, songs, books
    Now, from the comfort of home, you can access more than 290,000 award-winning movies, hit TV shows, best-selling novels and smoking-hot tunes 24 hours a day — for free. All you need is a Broward County library card. With a new online service...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Spring symposium at Canterbury Community Center CANTERBURY – On Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Dr., will have a Spring Symposium about Prudence Crandall, a 19th century schoolteacher, who...
  • Local libraries updating book-searching system

    Local libraries are preparing for an update to their online catalog that library staff say will make searching for materials easier. Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park public libraries are three of the 77 libraries that are part of the System Wide...
  • Parents, teachers implore Allentown School Board to restore cut music, art gym and library programs

    Parents, teachers implore Allentown School Board to restore cut music, art gym and library programs
    Included among the teachers and parents who pleaded Thursday to the Allentown School Board to restore programs lost due to budget cuts, the words of Gwen Mullen may have made the strongest case. "My mom always tells me, 'You won't know until you try it!'...
  • Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

    A Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare Civil War images for 50 years has sold more than 500 early photographs to the Library of Congress. The library announced the acquisition Sunday and is placing the first 77 images online. On Friday, 87-...
  • 03/30: Business events

    03/30: Business events
    Chamber Oviedo-Winter Springs: "State of Seminole" luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. April 2, Tuscawilla Country Club, 1500 Winter Springs Blvd., Winter Springs. All five Seminole County Commissioners will speak at the luncheon. Cost: $30 for OWSRCC...
  • York is the healthiest locality in the region

    York is the healthiest locality in the region
    Where you live affects your health. Each year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, publish a ranking of all the localities in the U.S. regarding "health factors" and "health outcomes."...