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  • Illinois governor signs Obama library, Lucas museum bill

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved a measure paving the way for Chicago to use park land for Barack Obama's presidential library and filmmaker George Lucas' museum. A state database tracking legislation showed the measure as a state law Friday, hours after...
  • Police groups object to 'Don't Shoot' art piece at Wisconsin library

    Police groups object to 'Don't Shoot' art piece at Wisconsin library
    Police advocacy groups in Wisconsin on Friday objected to a painting displayed at the Madison Public Library that shows an African-American boy pointing a toy gun at three riot police officers who have their weapons aimed at the child, calling it...
  • Westminster and Finksburg libraries April 29-May 5

    Westminster Library Branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Police condemn mural showing officers aiming at black child

    Wisconsin's largest police union is criticizing a mural hanging in Madison's downtown library that depicts officers in riot gear pointing their guns at a small black child with a water gun. The Wisconsin Professional Police Association and the Madison...
  • Library collecting items telling the story of Chapel Hill

    The Chapel Hill Public Library is collecting items that tell the story of the town. A food truck rodeo and memorabilia roundup is being held late Wednesday afternoon and evening at the Seymour Center in town. The library is seeking objects that tell the...
  • For Winter Park's library task force, it's location, location

    For Winter Park's library task force, it's location, location
    After unveiling their plans to get a new library built in Winter Park, it seems the same logic may apply to this project as it does in real estate: location, location, location. The Library Task Force held a public meeting on April 28 to outline their...
  • Intrigue in the stacks of private Fort Lauderdale library

    Intrigue in the stacks of private Fort Lauderdale library
    'Checked Out' By Elaine Viets. Obsidian, 288 pages, $24.95 A library can be the focal point of a community — a place to find the latest best-seller, to just sit and read, to work on the computers, to study. In Elaine Viets' energetic 14th Dead-End...
  • Sail to the sun with 'The Yellow Boat'

    Benjamin Saar was born with congenital hemophilia. He died in 1987 at the age of eight, leaving a legacy of fanciful drawings and paintings. Teens in Big Deal Productions' Children's Theatre will tell his story in their presentation of "The Yellow Boat,"...
  • Enjoy flowers, climb a tree at Spring Festival

    There will be loads of wonderful things to see and do at the free Spring Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, May 3 at Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest. "We're going to have guided wildflower walks and the wildflowers...
  • Beloved story of "Dresses" comes to TWS stage

    It's tough to be an outsider. That's the problem faced by Wanda Petronski in "The Hundred Dresses" at the Children's Theatre of Western Springs. "Wanda is very shy in her new school because she just moved from Poland with her family," said 16-year-old...
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Students honored at the 21st Annual Accounting Banquet VERNON - On April 21, more than 180 administrators, alumni, faculty, students and friends from several accounting firms took the time from their busy schedules to travel to Eastern Connecticut...