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  • 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...
  • Astronomy program includes green-laser tour

    The public is invited to tour the universe and view the stars and sky at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Room 109 at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. Astronomer Derek Demeter, director of the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at...
  • 'Frog and Toad' musical coming to Northbrook

    Hoppy times begin on Jan. 24 when Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences opens “A Year with Frog and Toad.” Performances are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 28 at Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. “I remember the books...
  • Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library

    Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday will introduce an ordinance to transfer at least 20 acres of public parkland to the city if President Barack Obama decides to build his library and museum in either Washington Park or Jackson Park on the South Side,...
  • MLK inspires kids to write get well cards to kids at Waukegan hospital

    MLK inspires kids to write get well cards to kids at Waukegan hospital
    Children recovering from various illnesses on the pediatric floor of the Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan will soon receive brightly colored get well cards with words of encouragement. The heartfelt messages were the inspirational result of a Dr....
  • Board OKs new $32,000 security system for Naper Blvd. Library

    The Naperville Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday night approved a contract worth almost $32,000 for a new security system at the Naper Boulevard facility this spring. The facility is already undergoing more than $1 million in renovations,...
  • Talk of the County: 'North Chicago ranks 7th safest in America. What?'

    Editor’s Note:┬áTalk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (847) 249-7265 or email countytalk@stmedianetwork.com. Voters' regret Teachers who...
  • Robert H. Chambers III

    Robert H. Chambers III
    Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
  • Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City

    Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City
    Though the calendar and the weather forecasters say it's winter, there's a hint of spring in Hartford's step. High-end apartments are sprouting. A Double-A minor-league ballpark is in the offing. School scores are rising. Crime is being tamped down. The...
  • Letter: The pros and cons of library upgrades

    Re: “Ballot wording in the works,” Jan. 14. Why not have a fifth referendum on the ballot, say a Measure “L” (the “L” standing for Library) regarding the Central Library renovation's scope, vis-a-vis its estimated...
  • Letter: Regarding zoning and library upgrades

    Letter: Regarding zoning and library upgrades
    I would like to expand on my League of Women Voter candidates’ forum responses, specifically with regard to zoning variances and the Burbank Central Library. I am not against zoning variances, but think they should be granted thoughtfully, and...