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  • Park Ridge ballot issues come into focus

    Park Ridge ballot issues come into focus
    Park Ridge's referendum picture became clearer Monday as aldermen approved one question about airport noise and gave their first formal nod to a revamped question on a property tax increase for Park Ridge Public Library. The City Council unanimously...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Avon Free Public Library Provides ZoomText Adaptive Software for Screen Reading and Magnification

    The Avon Free Public Library now provides ZoomText, the world's leading magnification and screen reading software for the visually impaired, on our public internet workstations. Funded by a generous donation from the Avon Lions Charities, ZoomText will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CHILDREN'S MONDAY MOVIE AT WETHERSFIELD LIBRARY

    The Wethersfield Library Children's Department invites you to take a break from the summer heat on Monday July 28th and join us at 6:00pm for a "Frozen" party and movie viewing. Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey,...
  • Red Eye gets in your face

    Red Eye gets in your face
    Woody Othello's disfigured creatures rest on pedestals in the back room of Fort Lauderdale's ArtServe gallery, each bald, scowling and with red noses, enlarged craniums and swollen stomachs. Othello calls these nameless figures "festers," or grotesque...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rockville Library Variety Show

    Rockville Children's Library will have a variety show, choreographed to music, on Friday, July 25, at 2:30 p.m. Eric Jirardi will entertain the audience, showcasing his skills as a juggler, yo-yo player, top spinner and more. Children and parents are...
  • Park Ridge must redo tax referendum

    Park Ridge must redo tax referendum
    Park Ridge aldermen must re-approve the recently OK'd referendum question asking residents whether to pay more property tax to the Park Ridge Public Library for four years, thanks to the city's newly revealed property value plummet. On June 16, aldermen...
  • Enjoy a cup of java at the Emmaus Library

    You arrive at the Emmaus Public Library with your morning cup of coffee and are just about to toss it in the trash outside when you see the sign: Drinks are welcome. Say what? It's true. In an effort to make the library more of a comfortable gathering...
  • L.A. Central Library's summer state of mind

    This has been the summer of staying home, with nothing much to do. I used to look forward to family vacations with my daughters, whether we were schlepping to Ohio to visit relatives or lounging on a beach in Jamaica. But the daughters are grown, with...
  • Students create Little Free Library

    Students create Little Free Library
    To share their passion for reading, middle-schoolers Tyler Frank and Matt Barba built a spot for trading books at Camelot Community Center. Their Little Free Library is the first in Arlington Heights, but one of more than 10,000 around the world. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: How to Write a Screenplay with Prof. Scott Anderson

    Screenwriting professor, and former director of the world-famous Harvard Square Scriptwriters, Scott Anderson has helped hundreds of people share their stories. In this four-hour seminar at the West Hartford Public Library, Mr. Anderson will help you find...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...