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  • In 5 years, grassroots Little Free Libraries grow to 25K

    Maybe "little" isn't such an apt description anymore of those book houses people put up in their yards. Five years after Todd Bol put up the first Little Free Library in front of his house in Hudson, Wisconsin, the grassroots book lending program has...
  • Community events and announcements

    Raising chickens in Chesterton Have you ever thought about having chickens? Westchester Public Library offers a presentation led by Chesterton Feed & Garden on the proper care and maintenance of urban chickens. The presentation will be from 7 to 8:30 p....
  • Friends of the Libraries: Weigh in on plans for the library

    I don't know about you, but I hate that feeling when I have missed a meeting and my chance to express an opinion. I know some people care deeply about our libraries and have opinions about services they would like to see in the Dungan Library that are...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    East Windsor Parks and Recreation summer jobs EAST WINDSOR - The East Windsor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for applicants interested in working in the Snack Bar/Gatehouse, as a Camp Counselor, as a Lifeguard, as well as Water Safety...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    Book Discussion Groups at East Granby Public Library EAST GRANBY – The East Granby Public Library offers the following book discussion groups. The library supplies the and coffee. Drop-ins always welcome. The morning group meets 2nd Monday of month...
  • StoryCorps to launch global expansion with $1M TED Prize

    After amassing a huge collection of recorded voices in the United States and creating a popular fixture on public radio, the national oral history project StoryCorps is going global. Project founder Dave Isay recently won the 2015 TED Prize of $1 million...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Friends of Hall Memorial Library seeking book donations ELLINGTON - The Friends of Hall Memorial Library in Ellington are asking for donations for our Book Cellar and upcoming April Book Sale. We accept donations of good clean books, CDs DVDs and audio...
  • Community news for Manchester edition

    Engagement STAFFORD SPRINGS - Kevin Smith of Stafford Springs and Kelly Branham of Winter Park, Fla., were recently engaged. Smith, the son of Walter and Mary Smith, graduated of East Catholic High School in Manchester and attended Providence College...
  • Growing interest in ancient Chinese game

    Growing interest in ancient Chinese game
    Around Vivian Zimmerman's kitchen table, the tiles move swiftly. Bams and dots get discarded while dragons and jokers are scooped up. As seasoned veterans, the four mahjong players and longtime friends at her table can converse energetically while...
  • A candidate but no library in Ford Heights

    A candidate but no library in Ford Heights
    Anne Coulter is running for trustee of the Ford Heights Public Library District, but there's no public library there. Residents can't even get a library card. Yet, those living in one of the poorest towns in Illinois are paying $13,382 a year in...
  • Instagram star 'Yoga Girl' comes to Bethlehem Library

    Instagram star 'Yoga Girl' comes to Bethlehem Library
    Her Instagram account will inspire you to travel or get off the couch and grab your yoga mat. Instagram's @Yoga_Girl, Rachel Brathen, has more than a million followers, drawing fans with photos of herself in impossibly twisty poses in tropical, sunny...