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  • Sound healing artist brings Reiki, meditation to Willington Library

    Sounds resembling a meditative tune of monks chanting and vibrating bells permeated the community room at Willington Public Library during a recent presentation about finding peace through sound. People laid on mats or sat in chairs with their eyes...
  • Celebrating Mardi Gras, Austrian style

    Every year around this time, Sabine Schneider misses her native Austria, especially the month-long celebration known as Fasching. "There are a lot of events and balls during the season," Schneider said to a small group gathered at Kent Memorial Library's...
  • Kent Memorial Library hosts 'Signing Story Time'

    Pre-schoolers were welcomed to the Kent Memorial Library on Feb. 24 to listen to a story and then learn some rudimentary American Sign Language. By using the book, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," Corinne Walters taught children the signs for words like...
  • 6 NY museums, libraries among finalists for national award

    Six museums in New York state are among the 30 finalists for the nation's highest honor given to museums and libraries for community service. The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Museum and Library Services has released its list of finalists for the...
  • Illinois Secretary of State to launch autism program

    Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White and The Autism Program of Illinois are launching a statewide program to increase library services for residents impacted by autism. "Targeting Autism" is supported by a grant from the federal...
  • City readies for new beach area library

    City readies for new beach area library
    After the beach branch library in Pompano Beach was closed permanently, the city and county are on verge of opening a new facility on Pompano's barrier island in less than a month. Officials are targeting the first week of March to open the new...
  • Author revisits Palm Beach murder case in new book

    Author revisits Palm Beach murder case in new book
    In 1976, an Amoco career executive, Richard Kreusler, who was 47, was gunned down at the front door of his Palm Beach home. A local petty criminal and karate instructor, Mark Herman, may have been framed for the murder and sent to jail for 25 years....
  • Memorial Service for Jaffe at FAU

    Memorial Service for Jaffe at FAU
    According to John Cutrone, director of the Arthur & Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Arthur Heilman Jaffe "is a man who left this world a better place than it was before his arrival." A celebration of...
  • Morton Grove Public Library trustee candidate running unopposed

     Morton Grove Public Library trustee candidate running unopposed
    Six weeks before the 2015 municipal election, Stephanie Gray finds herself in an unusual position – a new candidate who is running unopposed. This year, the Morton Grove Public Library Board of Trustees has one open six-year seat. The seat is...
  • Man accused of burglary hides in Publix, poses as shopper, police say

    Man accused of burglary hides in Publix, poses as shopper, police say
    Boca Raton police arrested a man who they said burglarized a car at a library and then tried to hide in a Publix by posing as a shopper. Police said Frank Jackson and Patrick Cooper, both 25, busted the window out of a car at the Boca Raton Public...
  • Giant bubbles entertain kids at library

    Jeff Boyer knows his bubbles. Big, small, filled with smoke or gathering in sudsy clusters, he can create them all. He brought his show to Enfield Public Library during school vacation on Feb. 17 to entertain and dazzle kids and their parents. Boyer...