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  • Closing the chapter on library construction from Wilma damage

    Closing the chapter on library construction from Wilma damage
    The repairs to the Main Library in downtown Fort Lauderdale are almost complete. Immediate repairs after Hurricane Wilma barreled into Broward in the 2005 — which included fixing broken glass — were quickly done. But the bigger-picture...
  • Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library

    Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library
    Harry Lester, the former president of Eastern Virginia Medical School, was elected to oversee the new Slover Library slated to open in January. The Slover Library Foundation, a nonprofit formed to manage the funds raised in support of the library,...
  • New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items

    New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed a pair of bills that would make it easier to file complaints against nursing homes and allow the state to loan or donate items linked to President Barack Obama when he served in the Illinois General...
  • Early voting for Lake's Aug. 26 primary winds down

    Early voting for Lake's Aug. 26 primary winds down
    The opportunity to take advangage of early voting ahead of the Aug. 26 primary is winding down. The Lake ballot includes races for School Board, county judge, Clermont City Council and House District 31. Registered voters can cast early ballots from...
  • Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs
    Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts. "We realized the markets were...
  • Libraries really are reinventing themselves

    Libraries really are reinventing themselves
    Like everything else disrupted by the Internet, the public library has two choices. There's the straight shot to oblivion, the one now occupied by the phone book, the music store and the printed photo album. Or there is the way of Grumpy Cat....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Storytime Registration

    Stories, music, crafts, fingerplays..it must be time to register for Storytime at the Enfield Public Library! Registration will begin Monday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. in the Children's Room and continues through the rest of the week. "Time for Twos" will...
  • Lower Macungie library hosting event on advocacy

    Lower Macungie Library is hosting an event to teach the public about the nuts and bolts of advocacy. The library will host Margie Stern of PA Forward and Susan Nenstiel of the Lower Macungie Library from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 20. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Passport To CT Libraries Statewide Program

    The Connecticut Library Association is proud to sponsor the first Passport to CT Libraries program at all participating public libraries during the month of September, which coincides with Library Card Sign Up Month. Patrons can pick up their passports...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Friends Of The Library Fundraiser At Andover Subway

    The Andover Friends of the Library and the local Subway restaurant on Route 6 in Andover have teamed up to conduct a fundraiser for the Friend's group. On Sunday, Aug. 24, between 4-7 p.m. Subway will donate 50 percent of all sales to the Andover Friends...