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  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship dispute escalates

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The Married Life Book...
  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship row escalates

    SINGAPORE, July 17 (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The...
  • Round-Up: Artist's 3-D crime, Darwin's library, why parking's a mess

    The ways in which parking spaces devour a city, LACMA director Michael Govan's defense of his museum's architectural plans and one of the awesome-est documentaries about L.A. — finally released on DVD! Also: pit bulls, lots of pit bulls (but not the...
  • World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents

    World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents
    Douglas Nickson makes lists of goals. Lots and lots of lists. Then, unlike you and me, he accomplishes them. Eighteen years ago, he was financially busted bankrupt. He had just gone through an emotional divorce. Nickson decided it was time to pull...
  • Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore

    Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore
    The children’s title “And Tango Makes Three” sparked controversy when it was first published in the United States in 2005. The illustrated book tells the real-life story of two male penguins who hatched an egg together at New York’...
  • Young magician delights patrons at Willington Public Library

    "How did she do that?" Amazed children whispered to each other as they watched Marissa Michaels present her tricks in a magic show at the Willington Public Library on July 8. "Abracadabra," Michaels intoned, to get the right magical spirits to do just...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ed Popielarczyk's Magical Moments

    Ed Popielarczyk will entertain us with laughs, magical moments and plenty of audience participation at the Enfield Public Library on Thursday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. Free tickets for children ages 4 and up are available beginning July 21. This program is...
  • READER SUBMITTED: "AtoZ Travel" - New Library Resource

    The Enfield Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of AtoZ Travel to our Online Resources page. Perfect for travelers, this database features over 200 city guides, and offers information about attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Celebrating The Beatles At The West Hartford Library

    This summer, the Noah Webster Library in West Hartford is celebrating the Beatles with two exciting programs. First, on July 28 at 7:15 p.m., we delve into The White Album: The Beatles' only double-album, The Beatles (a.k.a. The White Album) is the band'...
  • READER SUBMITTED: In The Shadow Of Vesuvius

    Do you want to explore the most explosive volcano in history? Uncover the secrets of Vesuvius that were buried for almost 2,000 years with Sharon Wolf at the Enfield Public Library on Wednesday, July 30, at 6:30 p.m. This drop-in program is for adults and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tie Dye

    Back by popular demand at the Enfield Public Library, Tie Dye on Wednesday, July 30, 10 a.m. Bring a t-shirt or other item and add some color into your wardrobe. Free tickets for ages 4 and up will be available beginning July 21. Call the library at 860-...