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  • Arthur Jaffe, FAU donor and lover of books, dies at 93

    Arthur Jaffe, FAU donor and lover of books, dies at 93
    For Arthur Jaffe, books weren't just to be read. They were to be treasured as works of art. Jaffe, who donated a lot of money and his vast collection of hand-crafted books to Florida Atlantic University, died Sunday. He was 93. His legacy will live on...
  • Hogan plan would cut budgets for years to come

    Beyond spending cuts for next year, Gov. Larry Hogan is asking the General Assembly for an array of permanent, long-term budget reductions — for public schools, private colleges, libraries and economic development aid for farmers. The sweeping...
  • Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77

     Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77
    llga Vitolins had a single mission while working in the cataloging department at the University of Chicago Library for more than four decades: making sure that scholars from around the world found what they were looking for among the library's 11.9...
  • Multimedia show has 3 generations of pioneer family

    Author Patrick Smith Rick Smith "A Land Remembered" multimedia show Leesburg Public Library The Friends of the Leesburg Library will sponsor a free multimedia show on the work of the late Patrick Smith, who wrote about the pioneer days of Florida's...
  • Broward Libraries plans Black History Month literary events

    Broward Libraries plans Black History Month literary events
    The Broward County Libraries celebrate Black History Month with a packed schedule of films, plays, discussions and performances. Here are some of the book-related events: Liz Coursen will discuss the history behind her book "Shade in the Sunshine...
  • Get an education about life during the Civil War

    The annual Battle of Townsend's Plantation and Civil War Festival is this weekend at Renninger's Antique Center, 20651 U.S. Highway 441, Mount Dora. Folks can see how the young and old lived during the Civil War and the way meals were prepared and...
  • Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint

    Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint
    Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-year student at Yale. He had been accosted by a campus police officer, at gunpoint! This is how my son remembers it: He left...
  • Temple going for classic campus feel with new library

    Temple University has spent $1 billion over the last decade transforming itself from a commuter college into a residential school that can draw students nationally. It has added glassy classroom buildings, a ritzy skyscraper dorm and amenities such as...
  • 01/26: Business events

    01/26: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • The day Ernie Banks came to see his photos

    The day Ernie Banks came to see his photos
    My first meeting with Ernie Banks occurred during the 1994 baseball strike at a golf outing. To fill the massive space void in the Tribune with both the White Sox and Cubs not playing, we decided to run a classic games series, complete with box scores and...
  • Robots And Programming Found At Westport Library

    Robots And Programming Found At Westport Library
    They walk, perform tai chi, sit when they're told, dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and speak 19 languages. At just 2 feet tall, these robots are also apparently the jealous type. Their eyes turn green when they want attention. Over the past...