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  • Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories

    Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories
    Author, essayist and UConn professor William Jelani Cobb will speak at a free Salon at Stowe event on Thursday, April 30, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. The Center's executive director, Katherine Kane, will be...
  • Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills District 181 embraces digital learning

    I attended a Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Digital Learning Initiative program last week called Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation. I went because I was hoping to hear in 50 minutes how our local educators would integrate...
  • Carroll Night Out: Westminster Wine Stroll, Hard Swimmin' Fish and IGNITE Carroll

    The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library is hosting an inaugural Wine Stroll on Sunday. More than 25 businesses along Main Street will take part in the stroll, offering wine tastings with Maryland wines, door prizes and chocolate....
  • Library Notes: 'Diary of a Wrigley Field Usher' author at Vernon Area library

    Events and programs for the whole family are being held at libraries across Lake County. Warren-Newport Public Library 224 North O'Plaine Road, Gurnee (847) 244-5150; http://www.wnpl.info Celebration: Families are welcome to join Danzas...
  • Bill would clear building of Obama Library, Lucas museum

    A bill has been introduced in the Illinois Legislature that would ensure the city of Chicago has legal authority to build on park land President Barack Obama's library and George Lucas' proposed museum. Democratic Sen. Kwame Raoul introduced the...
  • Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti

    Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti
    Twenty-three anti-Semitism watchdog groups from across the country have signed a letter to the president of Northwestern University expressing their concerns for Jewish students on campus after anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered on campus last week....
  • VU student arrested in hoax; high school classmate stunned

    VU student arrested in hoax; high school classmate stunned
    A Valparaiso University student from Chesterton was arrested Tuesday for allegedly calling police at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday to say he had taken hostages at the Christopher Center for Library and Information Services, according to Valparaiso police. A...
  • Measure to pave way for Obama library, Lucas museum surfaces in Springfield

     Measure to pave way for Obama library, Lucas museum surfaces in Springfield
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned to state lawmakers to get some legal leverage as he tries to outflank park preservationists’ opposition to two hoped-for legacy projects: the Barack Obama presidential library and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art....
  • Restoration giving weathered gull sculpture a lift

    Restoration giving weathered gull sculpture a lift
    Restoration of the "Seagulls in Flight" sculpture outside the Corona del Mar branch of the Newport Beach Public Library began Monday. Weather and other environmental factors have caused the sculpture to become cracked and chipped over the years,...
  • Valparaiso University student arrested in hostage hoax

    A Valparaiso University student who allegedly sparked a campus lockdown by calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a school library now faces felony charges, police said Wednesday. Michael Clemens, 20, of Chesterton,...
  • Stunning Renovation Brings New Radiance To Yale Library

    Stunning Renovation Brings New Radiance To Yale Library
    At a moment in history when you might have thought the library no longer relevant in the digital and virtual world, Yale University has invested in its past to burnish with new luster one of the most "sacred secular" spaces in North America: the nave of...