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  • Canadian author introduces new mystery series

    "Book or By Crook, the first in the Lighthouse Library Mysteries by Canadian author Eva Gates, will be introduced on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St., and 2 p.m. at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in...
  • Programs offer tools to quit tobacco habit

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County in conjunction with the Florida Area Health Education Center Network is sponsoring smoking-cessation programs (all forms of tobacco), which includes free nicotine-replacement-therapy patches and classroom...
  • Library's annual tea party features storytelling, finery

    Dolls, fairy tales, finery and a little taste of formal manners were the order of the day at Slater Library's annual American Girl Tea Party Feb. 21. Nearly 60 dressed-up girls, their dolls and their grown-ups piled into the downstairs children's...
  • Letter to the editor: Roosevelt parking decision is bad news

    As a 55-year River Forest resident, senior and long-time educator, I am disturbed by the recent Development Review Board actions. As a senior, I am concerned about parking. This includes parking for both Roosevelt Middle School and the River Forest...
  • 02/23: Business events

    02/23: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Winter Park Executive Women, 11:30 a.m. March 2, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. Registration deadline is Feb. 27. Cost: $20 for members; $25 nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281 or...
  • Mad Hatters make reading exciting at North Chicago Library

    Mad Hatters make reading exciting at North Chicago Library
    Twelve-year-old Jasmine Zuniga got her first glimpse of the self-proclaimed crazy ladies Saturday at the North Chicago Public Library. "I liked the songs," the North Chicago girl said of the Mad Hatters from the Chicago Junior Women's League. "There...
  • Northern Va. laborer office doesn't keep workers off corner

    The Labor Resource Center in Centreville is busy most mornings with Latino immigrants checking the Internet, waiting for English lessons and, mostly, hoping for a daily work assignment that will offer them a chance to send money back home. But the...
  • Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks

     Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks
    Maybe it's time to erect temporary, "proceed with caution" signs at the entrances to Chicago's Jackson and Washington parks. The signs would be directed not at drivers, but at President Barack and Michelle Obama, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Barack Obama...
  • Matteson Library expands programs with addition

    Standing near the circulation desk located in the Matteson Public Library's recently completed 7,500-square-foot addition, Roseanne and Edward Stozek and Patricia Backus had nothing but praise. "They do a beautiful job," Roseanne said. "Very nice!"...
  • Indiana library funding restored in newest proposed budget

    The Indiana State Library could avoid big funding cuts proposed by Gov. Mike Pence now that legislators are making changes to the state's spending plan. Pence's budget proposal would have axed the state library's funding by 24 percent, some $2 million,...
  • Aurora, Elgin libraries add digital services as demand grows

    Aurora, Elgin libraries add digital services as demand grows
    Libraries in the Fox Valley are again expanding digital offerings, adding online video and music services to a growing list of options patrons can use to access materials from the comfort of the living room couch. This week, the Aurora Public Library...