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  • Northampton Area Public Libary offers Amnesty to patrons with over due fines

    Northampton Area Public Libary offers Amnesty to patrons with over due fines
    Northampton Area Public Library is offering a little amnesty to borrowers who have racked up overdue fines. Throughout the month of January, patrons may bring cans of non-perishable food to the library for donation to the Northampton Area Food Bank and...
  • It's in York's budget: $51,500 for library maintenance contracts

    York County budgeted $51,500 for maintenance contracts for its public libraries this year. The majority of the funds — $23,000 — are used to pay for integrated-library information-management software so that patrons can locate books online and...
  • Quilts made by librarians on display at Downers Grove library

    Quilts made by librarians on display at Downers Grove library
    An exhibit of 20 quilts at the Downers Grove Public Library shows a different side of librarians. "I think people might like to know that librarians have other interests, some of them very artistic," said Jo Mortland,.a retired librarian from the Ronald...
  • An important conversation at Bethlehem library

    An important conversation at Bethlehem library
    My husband and I recently attended a community forum at the Bethlehem Area Public Library. We want to express our thanks and sincere appreciation to the moderator, Sholomo Levy, and the panelists, Mark DiLuzio, James Peterson and Vertel Martin, as well as...
  • Exclusive: Kate Beaton to follow ‘Hark! A Vagrant’ with ‘Step Aside, Pops’

     
    Cartoonist Kate Beaton, the author of 2011's acclaimed “Hark! A Vagrant” and the wildly popular webcomic on which it is […]...
  • Talk of the County: Obama takes heat over proposed library, missing Paris protest

    Editor’s Note:┬áTalk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (847) 249-7265 or email countytalk@stmedianetwork.com. Where was Obama?...
  • 'Sometimes, I just wish I was normal,' says man caught viewing child porn in NCC library

     'Sometimes, I just wish I was normal,' says man caught viewing child porn in NCC library
    After the Bushkill Township man was caught downloading child pornography on a computer at Northampton Community College, he told a police officer that he was ashamed of himself and knew he was looking at "bad stuff." Standing in an Easton courtroom...
  • 5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks

    5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks
    The University of Chicago's proposal to locate the Obama presidential library in or adjacent to Jackson or Washington parks on the South Side is an opportunity to improve and revitalize these historic parks and their surrounding communities and...
  • Grayslake Library renovations benefit Internet age and story time patrons

    Grayslake Library renovations benefit Internet age and story time patrons
    As any fan of "This Old House" can attest, hidden challenges present themselves whenever Norm and Tommy start ripping out the walls of a 19th-century Colonial in Massachusetts. But Grayslake Area Public Library Director Roberta Thomas can share similar...
  • Income-tax aid program seeks volunteer preparers

    United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties is seeking volunteers to prepare basic income-tax returns for low- to moderate-income residents in the Leesburg and Clermont area for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. No experience is required. The...
  • Avon Public Library Announces Sunday Hours, Concert Series

    Avon Public Library Announces Sunday Hours, Concert Series
    AVON — The Avon Free Public Library has announced that it will be open for a few hours on Sundays for the rest of the winter and will present a concert series that day as well. The Sunday hours are from 1 to 5 p.m. That schedule started on Jan....