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  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Friends of Hall Memorial Library seeking book donations ELLINGTON - The Friends of Hall Memorial Library in Ellington are asking for donations for our Book Cellar and upcoming April Book Sale. We accept donations of good clean books, CDs DVDs and audio...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    Book Discussion Groups at East Granby Public Library EAST GRANBY – The East Granby Public Library offers the following book discussion groups. The library supplies the and coffee. Drop-ins always welcome. The morning group meets 2nd Monday of month...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    WFSB meteorologist visits St. Martha School ENFIELD - Saint Martha School's fifth grade class enjoyed a wonderful visit from WFSB meteorologist, Mark Dixon. The fifth graders have been studying about weather in science, and they all had questions for Mr....
  • StoryCorps to launch global expansion with $1M TED Prize

    After amassing a huge collection of recorded voices in the United States and creating a popular fixture on public radio, the national oral history project StoryCorps is going global. Project founder Dave Isay recently won the 2015 TED Prize of $1 million...
  • Instagram star 'Yoga Girl' comes to Bethlehem Library

    Instagram star 'Yoga Girl' comes to Bethlehem Library
    Her Instagram account will inspire you to travel or get off the couch and grab your yoga mat. Instagram's @Yoga_Girl, Rachel Brathen, has more than a million followers, drawing fans with photos of herself in impossibly twisty poses in tropical, sunny...
  • Growing interest in ancient Chinese game

    Growing interest in ancient Chinese game
    Around Vivian Zimmerman's kitchen table, the tiles move swiftly. Bams and dots get discarded while dragons and jokers are scooped up. As seasoned veterans, the four mahjong players and longtime friends at her table can converse energetically while...
  • A candidate but no library in Ford Heights

    A candidate but no library in Ford Heights
    Anne Coulter is running for trustee of the Ford Heights Public Library District, but there's no public library there. Residents can't even get a library card. Yet, those living in one of the poorest towns in Illinois are paying $13,382 a year in...
  • Architect hired to draft plans to rebuild CdM library, fire station

    Plans for a new library and fire station in Corona del Mar moved forward Tuesday night as the Newport Beach City Council approved a contract with an architect to draft plans to rebuild the two structures. The council voted 6 to 0, with Councilman Tony...
  • Newington Library, Schools Get Relief From Budget Adjustments

    NEWINGTON — The town council has made budget adjustments that would save Sunday hours at the library and provide some relief for the schools, but left education officials still searching for more places to cut more than $1 million. Anna Eddy,...
  • Chester Blair, Chicago attorney and bar president, dies at 86

     Chester Blair, Chicago attorney and bar president, dies at 86
    It was during a visit to a hometown library in the segregated South that a young Chester Blair had one of his earliest encounters with racism. Pulled aside by a disapproving librarian after going through the checkout line, the Texas native was told...
  • 'Stand by Me' among 25 records being preserved at US library

    One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King's "Stand by Me," has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress, along with recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers, Steve Martin and the darker sounds of the band...