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  • Illinois Secretary of State to launch autism program

    Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White and The Autism Program of Illinois are launching a statewide program to increase library services for residents impacted by autism. "Targeting Autism" is supported by a grant from the federal...
  • 6 NY museums, libraries among finalists for national award

    Six museums in New York state are among the 30 finalists for the nation's highest honor given to museums and libraries for community service. The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Museum and Library Services has released its list of finalists for the...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Lobby for your dream library

    What do you think should be included in a public library in Costa Mesa? Have you seen something elsewhere that appeals to you? You have a chance to have your idea heard at a community meeting with the architect working on the preliminary design, as...
  • Man accused of burglary hides in Publix, poses as shopper, police say

    Man accused of burglary hides in Publix, poses as shopper, police say
    Boca Raton police arrested a man who they said burglarized a car at a library and then tried to hide in a Publix by posing as a shopper. Police said Frank Jackson and Patrick Cooper, both 25, busted the window out of a car at the Boca Raton Public...
  • Giant bubbles entertain kids at library

    Jeff Boyer knows his bubbles. Big, small, filled with smoke or gathering in sudsy clusters, he can create them all. He brought his show to Enfield Public Library during school vacation on Feb. 17 to entertain and dazzle kids and their parents. Boyer...
  • Batavia library to offer online digital streaming service for patrons

    With a new digital service, Batavia Public Library patrons can download borrowed material from their couches. Last week, the library added Hoopla Digital, a streaming service that began in 2013 and provides library members with access to more than 280,...
  • Burb's Eye View: A young book lover runs her own free library

    Burb's Eye View: A young book lover runs her own free library
    Ella Peresie found the giant box under the family Christmas tree, and though it had her name on it, she struggled to figure out what it was. Most kids might be happy with a few toys or the occasional clothes. Ella, 9, was given a library. Ella’s...
  • Homeless people need libraries, and libraries need them, too

    Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library. It's not just that he loves books. For the 43-year-old who sleeps in a tent outside a local church, the library is pretty much the only place he can go that won't charge him to provide safety,...
  • Memorial Service for Jaffe at FAU

    Memorial Service for Jaffe at FAU
    According to John Cutrone, director of the Arthur & Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Arthur Heilman Jaffe "is a man who left this world a better place than it was before his arrival." A celebration of...
  • Morton Grove Public Library trustee candidate running unopposed

     Morton Grove Public Library trustee candidate running unopposed
    Six weeks before the 2015 municipal election, Stephanie Gray finds herself in an unusual position – a new candidate who is running unopposed. This year, the Morton Grove Public Library Board of Trustees has one open six-year seat. The seat is...
  • Avon Library Hosts Series On Shakespeare

    Avon Library Hosts Series On Shakespeare
    AVON — The Avon Free Public Library has announced that it will host a series of lectures, films and other events this spring on the plays of William Shakespeare. "Shakespeare: A Festivus for the Rest of Us" kicks off on March 28 at 2 p.m. at the...