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  • Review: 'Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the 1950s'

    Review: 'Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the 1950s'
    She was waiting for me when I returned from the Starbucks on the corner. "I'm Nina Carmichael. You must be Mr. Wilson." "John." We shook hands, and I opened the outer door. We went through the waiting room and into my office. She was in her 20s...
  • Police: Missing Boston library artwork may be an inside job

    Police and the FBI are investigating the disappearance of two pieces of artwork worth more than half a million dollars from the Boston Public Library, and a top employee has been placed on leave. It's still not clear whether the works by Rembrandt and...
  • Netscape founder, wife donate $170,000 in computers to Pratt Library

    Netscape founder, wife donate $170,000 in computers to Pratt Library
    A Silicon Valley venture capitalist and his philanthropist wife are donating $170,000 in computers, laptops, printers and other equipment to the Enoch Pratt Free Library, in honor of the library's decision to stay open in the midst of the riots that swept...
  • Great actor gets due in retrospective at Oak Park library

    There are world-famous people whose names I wouldn't recognize. So, I guess I shouldn't have been surprised when I was having lunch with a friend. He is a smart guy, educated, a good journalist. We were discussing this and that and got around to...
  • Historian Finds 200-Year-Old Original Farmington Library Books

    FARMINGTON — About 200 years later, two books from the original collection of the Farmington Library were returned by Town Historian Betty Coykendall. Coykendall, standing alongside the library's tattered and faded books from its original...
  • Pritzker WWI talk highlights Evanston library event

    If Jennifer Pritzker wanted to get out of the bed and breakfasts and boutique hotel business and go out on the lecture circuit, she recently showed a lot of promise. Pritzker was the featured speaker at an Evanston Public Library event Thursday, May 7,...
  • Rosa Parks family reflects on items at Library of Congress

    The family of civil rights activist Rosa Parks viewed some of her personal memorabilia for the first time Wednesday, and expressed relief that her belongings finally have a safe home at the Library of Congress. Parks' relatives viewed about 200 items...
  • Glencoe Plan Commission OKs Writers Theatre sign plan

    Glencoe Plan Commission OKs Writers Theatre sign plan
    With an April 30 fire behind them, Writers Theatre officials have secured final approval to open their new building at 325 Tudor Court. On May 13, Glencoe's Plan Commission signed off on an exterior signage plan. Specifically, the plan includes a...
  • Time To Bring Southern's Graduation Home

    Time To Bring Southern's Graduation Home
    As I passed Southern Connecticut State University's recently renovated Buley Library, I paused and paid homage. It is a beautiful building. Spectacular. Knowing that this $91.5 million building withstood floods (literal), droughts (financial),...
  • Community News for Windsor Locks edition

    "Walk for Nutmeg Senior Rides" raises more than $19,000 WINDSOR LOCKS - Nutmeg Senior Rides Annual "Walk for Nutmeg Senior Rides" netted over $19,000. Proceeds from the event are used to provide door-through-door service for seniors and the visually...
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Preschool registration VERNON - Applications are available for the 2015-2016 Rockville High Preschool Program for Vernon and nearby community residents. The program meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings (9:30-11:30 a.m.), November through May....