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  • Libraries really are reinventing themselves

    Libraries really are reinventing themselves
    Like everything else disrupted by the Internet, the public library has two choices. There's the straight shot to oblivion, the one now occupied by the phone book, the music store and the printed photo album. Or there is the way of Grumpy Cat....
  • Perseids meteor shower viewing party attracts local star-gazers

    Star-gazers were in for a great show on the night of Saturday, Aug. 9, as the skies darkened and the moon rose. Besides the stunningly bright moon, which was on the verge of a "super moon," everyone who came out to Windsor Locks Public Library was not...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday ArtStart, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at ArtHall, 50 NE First St., Pompano Beach. Free. Call 954-586-1111. Back to School Cooking with Chef Brandon, 7 p.m. at Whole Foods Market, 810 University Drive, Coral Springs. Free. Call 954-753-8000. Crossroads...
  • Voluntown Library receives $34,278 grant toward expansion

    Voluntown Public Library is one step closer to its hoped-for expansion, thanks to a $34,278 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture announced Aug. 5. The Community Facility Grant from the USDA's Rural Development Fund will help finance a...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 17 Sunday concert The Starvation Army Band performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, Aug. 18 On the big screen "Rio 2" (G) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Autism Happens Awards $1,000 To The Enfield Public Library

    Autism Happens Foundation, Inc. continues to support Autism awareness in the community of Enfield by awarding the Enfield Public Library with $1,000. These funds will be used to provide programs, for example the Connections story time, special guest...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Friends Of The Enfield Library Meeting And Ice Cream Social

    We all scream for Ice Cream! Visit the Enfield Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m., for the Friends of the Enfield Library Meeting and Ice Cream Social. In addition to ice cream and great conversation, the Friends will be honoring "Friend of the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Manchester Participating in Passport To Libraries Program

    Based on the Wine Trail Passport Program in CT, the Connecticut Library Association is instituting a Library Passport program during Library Card Sign-Up Month in September. Beginning Sept. 2 participating libraries, including the Manchester Public...
  • Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum

    Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum
    Glendale's unwanted collection of cat books has found a new home — the Feline Historical Museum in Ohio, which features a cat house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a ribbon from an 1896 British cat show and hundreds of cat figurines. Eighty...
  • Map Thief's Misadventures Chronicled In New Book

    Map Thief's Misadventures Chronicled In New Book
    In his previous incarnation, before breaking bad, E. Forbes Smiley III was more than a buyer and seller of rare maps. He was a self-taught scholar of cartographers and their masterworks. He can still expound, no doubt, on the historical value of maps, how...
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...