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  • Westminster and Finksburg libraries May 20-26

    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....
  • Park Ridge Library Board seeks more ideas for using building space

    Park Ridge Library Board seeks more ideas for using building space
    Park Ridge Library trustees have asked that a $17,000 study of space reconfiguration and electrical improvements be put on hold until ideas for improving additional areas of the building are also developed by staff. During a May 12 committee meeting,...
  • A laugh for the children

    Dave Barry brought his signature humor for a sold-out fundraiser at the Delray Beach Public Library. As the crowd of 200 mingled over appetizers and beverages, the best-selling humorist signed copies of his new book, "Live Right and Find Happiness...
  • Group building Obama library raises $5 million in first year

    Group building Obama library raises $5 million in first year
    The Barack Obama Foundation, the nonprofit group that will build the presidential library and museum on Chicago's South Side, raised $5.4 million in its first year of operation, according to federal tax documents released Monday. The four-member...
  • School Notes: Mundelein middle school students recognized for achievements

    School Notes: Mundelein middle school students recognized for achievements
    School awards, tree planting, reading night and more. Gurnee Reading night: Recently, more than 50 families enjoyed Spaulding School Night sponsored by Warren-Newport Public Library. Teachers and staff entertained their students with readings of...
  • Chocolate paves the way for successful La Grange library fundraiser

    Chocolate paves the way for successful La Grange library fundraiser
    If calories were any indication, the La Grange Public Library's Chocolate Covered Evening fundraiser May 16 was a sweet success. About 100 visitors attended the evening to raise funds for restoring and displaying the La Grange Centennial Quilt marking...
  • Obamas face big decisions about life after White House

    Obamas face big decisions about life after White House
    Presidential library? Check. Future home? TBD. The decision by President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, to build his presidential library in Chicago scratches one item from their to-do list for life after the White House. Remaining decisions...
  • Bunnies, books fill fest for kids at Newport Beach library

    Bunnies, books fill fest for kids at Newport Beach library
    The Newport Beach Central Library hosted the Bunnies and Books for Kids Festival last weekend as children turned out for bunny-themed storytelling, face painting, crafts and a scavenger hunt on the Civic Center green. Even Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck made...
  • Letters: Annapolis library; Board of Education

    Annapolis library County Executive Steve Schuh has proposed that the new library on West Street be built with only 4,000 additional square feet over the current building. This increase in square footage will do little more than provide adequate public...
  • Bulletin Board: Zion Jubilee Days, Nostalgia Days commissions meet May 18

    Board meetings around the county. Monday, May 18 Antioch: Antioch Senior Advisory Committee meets 10 a.m., Antioch Senior Center, 817 Holbek Drive; Village Board meets 7:30 p.m., 874 Main St. Community High School District 128: School Board meets 7 p....
  • Obama library will be the jewel of the South Side

    Obama library will be the jewel of the South Side
    Standing on stage during last week's announcement that the Obama presidential center will be on Chicago's South Side, I felt that a long journey was returning to its source. We will all define what this center means to Chicago and the world. For me,...