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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Kids can make robots at library

    Children can make robots and use them in competition during a free program offered at Costa Mesa's Donald Dungan Library. Two themed programs for children ages 8 to 14 will be presented by MATHmania Robotics: drag racers from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 31...
  • Obama must veto Chicago parkland for legacy library

    Obama must veto Chicago parkland for legacy library
    A legacy is only as sturdy as what it's built upon. That's why President Barack Obama needs to tell his well-heeled Chicago friends they're not doing him any favors. His new tax proposal is just the latest evidence that Obama wants his presidency...
  • View showing of romance opera 'La Boheme' at library

    One of the most romantic operas of all times, Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme" is this month's Opera @ the Library program. The opera will be shown at 1:45 p.m. Jan. 26 in Room 108B at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. The opera,...
  • Family Friendly: Storyteller Megan Wells shares her favorites at the Book Market

    Kids and grownups will be engaged and active when Megan Wells Tells Stories for a Winter Afternoon, 2-2:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., Glen Town Center, Glenview. “I have 186 stories in my repertoire,&...
  • It's in York's budget: $51,500 for library maintenance contracts

    York County budgeted $51,500 for maintenance contracts for its public libraries this year. The majority of the funds — $23,000 — are used to pay for integrated-library information-management software so that patrons can locate books online and...
  • Quilts made by librarians on display at Downers Grove library

    Quilts made by librarians on display at Downers Grove library
    An exhibit of 20 quilts at the Downers Grove Public Library shows a different side of librarians. "I think people might like to know that librarians have other interests, some of them very artistic," said Jo Mortland,.a retired librarian from the Ronald...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...