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  • READER SUBMITTED: Genealogy: Getting Organized And Using Library Sources

    Are you curious about your family history? In this 2-part class at the Simsbury Public Library, Reference Librarian Celia Roberts will show you how to make the most of the genealogy sources that are available to you right now. Learn how databases...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dragons And Dreams

    In a faraway world with castles, kings, dragon keepers, ice sorceresses, and a powerful item known as the Horn of Fire, two villagers must take a daring journey to release the dragons and save the entire kingdom! Join us at the Enfield Public Library on...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Strategies For Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

    The Enfield Public Library will be hosting an Educational Workshop, "Strategies for Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits," on Wednesday, July 23, at 7 p.m. The issue of when to file for Social Security may be the single most important decision...
  • Friday's Bulletin Board

    Friday Allegro Coffee with the Mayor, 9 a.m. at Whole Foods Market, 810 University Drive, Coral Springs. Free. Call 954-753-8000. Arachne's Labyrinth, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. Free. Call 954-201-...
  • Children conduct cool experiments at library

    Thirteen youngsters recently got to enjoy some hands-on science learning. The children ages 8 to 12 learned how to conduct two experiments as part of the Summer Science Club at the Hagen Ranch Road Branch Library west of Delray Beach. They were led by...
  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. libraries become front line in fight against homelessness

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George Brown, a homeless man in Washington, has a simple answer when asked how often he uses a public library. "Always. I have nowhere else to go," Brown, 65, said outside the U.S. capital's modernist central library after a...
  • Check It Out: A full count of baseball books

    With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...