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  • Bedbugs force temporary closure of library

    The Doreen Gauthier Lighthouse Point Library is expected to reopen Monday after bedbugs forced it to close Thursday. "We got reports that there were bedbugs in some of the chairs," said John Lavisky, Lighthouse Point city administrator. "It appears to be...
  • Special informational sessions being held on new trash removal and recycling system

    Special informational sessions being held on new trash removal and recycling system
    Clermont will be among the communities in Lake County hosting upcoming informational meetings on the county’s new solid waste collection system. Lake County is instituting changes to its residential curbside garage collection system, and wants all...
  • Bristol's 'Countdown to Kindergarten" is Aug. 19

    BRISTOL - The Imagine Nation Museum, the public library and the Bristol School Readiness Council present "Countdown to Kindergarten" on Aug. 19. The day will give youngsters a chance to take a bus ride, meet kindergarten teachers, hear “going to...
  • City Lights: Parting with literature is not always such sweet sorrow

    City Lights: Parting with literature is not always such sweet sorrow
    The other week, committing myself to a periodic desk cleaning, I went through the process of sifting through a stack of books and determining which ones to keep. In this case, the books belonged to a particular group: They were titles I had received...
  • L.A. County to restore library hours cut back in recession

    L.A. County to restore library hours cut back in recession
    Los Angeles County libraries will restore hours that were cut during the Great Recession, beginning next month. Dozens of county libraries cut back hours in 2010 to close an $8-million budget gap. That left some open only four days a week.  The county...
  • 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,...
  • Orland library told to revote on Internet access policy

    Orland library told to revote on Internet access policy
    The Illinois attorney general's office has directed the Orland Park Public Library board to revote on public access to online pornography and several other policy changes approved and at a March meeting. The Attorney General's Public Access Bureau found...
  • Howey canasta club looking for players

    Howey canasta club looking for players
    HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Shuffle 'em up and deal 'em out. That's the motto of a group of a dozen players who meet every Wednesday at the Marianne Beck Memorial Library to challenge each other at the card game canasta, which is Spanish for "basket."...
  • Letter to the editor

    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 Friends group. On Sunday, Aug.24, between 4 and 7 p.m., Subway will donate 50percent of all sales to the Andover...
  • Experts launch project to digitize neglected Bosnian heritage

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A group of Balkan experts have launched a high-tech project to digitize Bosnia's historical archives which were partly destroyed during its three wars last century and are still under threat from neglect and a lack of funding. The...
  • Need help with Microsoft Windows 8?

    The Lake County Library System is offering free Microsoft Windows 8 classes at various libraries. The program is designed to provide users with a basic overview of Windows 8. The class will cover how to personalize your start screen, how to use the new...