| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:04 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:23 PM
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,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:34 AM
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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 7:58 PM
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...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:43 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2012
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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...