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  • Broward wins Florida's 'Library of Year'

    Broward wins Florida's 'Library of Year'
    To visit Florida's Library of the Year, drive no further than your closest Broward County branch. The Broward library system was named 2015 Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association. Broward's library system has crawled back to success...
  • Circulation up as library patrons check out free services

    Circulation up as library patrons check out free services
    Where can a person go in Deerfield for one-stop, free shopping for document scanning, notary services, computer use, voter registration and technology tutoring? The answer is the Deerfield Public Library. The library offers these services and more...
  • Slithering, crawling creatures draw delight at library

    Slithering, crawling creatures draw delight at library
    When a 13-foot-long yellow snake was pulled out of a box Tuesday evening at Elmwood Park Public Library, the room was filled with shrieks. But the yellow albino python wasn't brought to the library by mistake May 20 — it was part of a program...
  • Library Board hires architect for Nichols work

    Fresh off the completion of their $1 million renovation project of the Naper Boulevard Branch, officials and staff of the Naperville Library are ready to dive into their next task at the older and larger Nichols branch downtown. Wednesday night...
  • Library hires firm to help develop strategic plan

    Library hires firm to help develop strategic plan
    Naperville library officials and staff are looking to make a good thing even better, and believe that a consulting firm will help them do just that. Wednesday night during its monthly meeting, library trustees approved a contract for just under $17,...
  • Guest column: Hogan, Schuh have started shortchanging state, county

     Guest column: Hogan, Schuh have started shortchanging state, county
    Maryland's Gov. Larry Hogan, when running for office, claimed to be a supporter of the arts. Just as his buddy, County Executive Steve Schuh, claimed he would not cut the funding for libraries in Anne Arundel County. Talk is cheap, but actions matter...
  • Lawyer Charged With Stealing $1.8 Million From Town Of Oxford

    An estate lawyer accused of throwing the town of Oxford's finances into disarray by stealing $1.8 million from a bequest to the town was charged with fraud by federal authorities Thursday morning. Woodbury attorney Peter M. Clark was presented at...
  • Explore miniature worlds at Gnome, Elf and Fairy Festival

    Explore miniature worlds at Gnome, Elf and Fairy Festival
    Many little kids came in costume last year for the Gnome, Elf and Fairy Festival. "That's the cutest part," said Jennifer Clauson, supervisor of Wildwood Nature Center, 2701 W. Sibley Ave., Park Ridge. "We had boys dressed up as gnomes and elves and we...
  • Free electronic legal advice may be coming to a mall near you

    Free electronic legal advice may be coming to a mall near you
    Imagine needing legal advice and heading to a kiosk at the mall or your local library to get it. The kiosks could address almost anything under the scope of civil law, such as divorce, foreclosure or conflicts with landlords. You'd type in your...
  • Aurora set to say goodbye to old library building

    Aurora set to say goodbye to old library building
    Aurorans are set to say goodbye to a more than 100-year-old friend. The Aurora Public Library building at Stolp Avenue and Benton Street will close at 5 p.m. Saturday for the last time, in preparation for the opening of the new library building two...
  • Friends group steps up to aid Evanston Public Library

    Members of the Evanston Public Library Friends long maintained the group would become an important ally of the library once hostilities were settled over the branch issue. The group has carried out that pledge. At Wednesday night's Library Board...