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  • Scintillating prose — the second time around

    Scintillating prose — the second time around
    On the fifth floor of the Chicago Tribune Tower is a square windowless room accessed by a single door. This room is called, with a regrettable lack of imagination, the Book Room. It will not surprise you to learn that it is filled with books. Day...
  • Logging family time with Lincoln

    Logging family time with Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln has been given many titles over the years: Rail Splitter, Great Emancipator, even, to the detriment of the undead, Vampire Hunter. Some of these have more historical credibility than others. But one that he's earned without question,...
  • Former IU coach Bob Knight to speak in Greenwood in October

    Former IU coach Bob Knight to speak in Greenwood in October
    Former Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight will make a stop in Johnson County this fall. Knight will speak at The Gathering place in Greenwood on October 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Greenwood Public Library's Hilda Van...
  • Library, Comcast announce program to improve digital literacy

    Library, Comcast announce program to improve digital literacy
    The Indianapolis Public Library and Comcast are on a mission to bridge the digital divide. Library and Comcast officials announced a partnership Thursday to improve computer skills among Marion County residents. Comcast’s $10,000 sponsorship...
  • Ribbon cutting for special job center held at Central Library

    Ribbon cutting for special job center held at Central Library
    The Central Library held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday to officially open the TCU Foundation Job Center. The Teachers Credit Union Foundation donated $15,000 to staff the center with counselors and support staff to help out-of-work Hoosiers find a...
  • New Digital Bookmobile provides more access to media, e-book collections

    New Digital Bookmobile provides more access to media, e-book collections
    An all new Digital Bookmobile stopped down at the Central Library downtown Thursday. The 18-wheeler features a gallery of devices that work with the Indianapolis Public Library's free download service. The high tech set up allows readers to view the...
  • Council votes to expand Westfield's public library

    Council votes to expand Westfield's public library
    Westfield's public library will be bigger and better in the future. The Westfield City Council approved a bond issue for the Westfield-Washington Public Library Monday night. The expansion plans include a community room, more space for homeschool and...
  • Boys and Girls Club working to improve habits ahead of iRead test

    Boys and Girls Club working to improve habits ahead of iRead test
    Beginning this week, thousands of Hoosier third-graders will be retaking the state mandated iRead test, and there is a lot on the line. According to the Indiana Department of Education, students must pass the test before schools can move them ahead to...
  • Indianapolis Public Libraries to serve as cooling stations

    Indianapolis Public Libraries to serve as cooling stations
    The Indianapolis Public Library is inviting all Hoosiers to visit their facilities for a break from the heat. All 23 locations will serve as "cooling stations" for children and families. The air-conditioned buildings will also serve as a place of...
  • Burglars break window, steal computer from Franklin library

    Burglars break window, steal computer from Franklin library
    When thieves hit a central Indiana library on the Fourth of July, they weren’t looking for books. Staffers at the Franklin library at 401 State St. arrived Thursday morning to find a back window smashed by a concrete block. Someone stole one of the...
  • Can't find that prize-winning recipe?

    Can't find that prize-winning recipe?
    (Note: This story contains updated material. Please see below.) Q: I am searching for a recipe that appeared in your paper many years ago. It's called: Rose Lewis' $3,000 third prize Lemon Mustard Chicken. My copy is crumbling and would love to print...