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  • Broward Main Library fully open after nine years of construction

    Broward Main Library fully open after nine years of construction
    Chapter One: Hurricane Wilma hits Broward County in 2005, leaving Broward County's flagship library a broken, soaked mess. Chapter Two: Construction workers crowd into and onto the eight-story giant, determined to restore the Main Library to the...
  • Bucks County panty thief convicted of stalking Villanova student

     Bucks County panty thief convicted of stalking Villanova student
    An Upper Dublin man, previously convicted of stealing a woman's panties and two incidents of up-skirting at a mall in Upper Merion, will have to do additional time behind bars for violating his probation. Kornwell H. Chan, 40, of the 1900 block of...
  • Check It Out: Classic films worth checking out

    The holidays are the perfect time to watch memorable films. Where to start? Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times, wrote a book called "Not to be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film." The Newport Beach Public Library...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Blue Box Companions. Sat., Dec. 13, 2 p.m. Join fellow Whovians for games, talk and jelly...
  • FCC increases funding to boost Internet speeds at schools, libraries

    FCC increases funding to boost Internet speeds at schools, libraries
    In a partisan vote, the Federal Communications Commission approved a major increase in funding — $1.5 billion — to help give schools and libraries high-speed Internet access. Democrats and Republicans agreed on the need to expand broadband...
  • Portrait artist's Chicago-themed works on display at Glen Ellyn library

    Portrait artist's Chicago-themed works on display at Glen Ellyn library
    If you ask local portrait artist Peter Hagerty his favorite color, he's quick with an answer. "It's Chicago blue," he said. "You can do a lot with it. It makes good backgrounds." The self-described "Chicago guy" is displaying 18 of his works this...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Libraries have a wish list too

    With the holiday season upon us, I hope that those who like to give during this time of year will consider giving to our libraries — either through the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries to support the current facilities (address contributions to...
  • U. of C. sees tough competition from New York for Obama library

    U. of C. sees tough competition from New York for Obama library
    The official heading up the University of Chicago bid to host the Barack Obama presidential library said Wednesday that the biggest threat to bringing the facility to Chicago's South Side comes from New York. While there is serious competition from...
  • Library Task Force is given six more months to keep working

    Library Task Force is given six more months to keep working
    Faced with some challenges when it comes to getting a new library for Winter Park, city commissioners voted to extend the life of the Library Task Force for another six months. The challenge is that while the commissioners agreed that Winter Park...
  • Merv Griffin, often overlooked, gets DVD set and Paley Center tribute

    Merv Griffin, often overlooked, gets DVD set and Paley Center tribute
    He may not have the enduring popularity of Johnny Carson, but Merv Griffin's charm, wit and intelligence made the talk-show host one of the masters of the genre. Just as contemporary talk shows feature actors, musicians and celebrity chefs hawking their...
  • Around Town: 'The Nutcracker' comes to college and library

    Around Town: 'The Nutcracker' comes to college and library
     Two versions of "The Nutcracker" ballet are coming to Huntington Beach. The Ballet Repertory Theatre will perform the full-length classic Friday through Dec. 24 in the Mainstage Theater at Golden West College, 15744 Goldenwest St. Tickets are $18 for...