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  • READER SUBMITTED: Family Egg Drop Challenge

    Enfield Public Library invites families to participate in a Family Egg Drop Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 10 a.m. Families will work together at home to build a vessel that will keep an egg safe when dropped. On the day of the drop families will bring...
  • U.S. libraries become front line in fight against homelessness

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George Brown, a homeless man in Washington, has a simple answer when asked how often he uses a public library. "Always. I have nowhere else to go," Brown, 65, said outside the U.S. capital's modernist central library after a...
  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship dispute escalates

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The Married Life Book...
  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship row escalates

    SINGAPORE, July 17 (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The...
  • Round-Up: Artist's 3-D crime, Darwin's library, why parking's a mess

    The ways in which parking spaces devour a city, LACMA director Michael Govan's defense of his museum's architectural plans and one of the awesome-est documentaries about L.A. — finally released on DVD! Also: pit bulls, lots of pit bulls (but not the...
  • Michael C. Hall continues his serial home buying, selling spree

    Michael C. Hall continues his serial home buying, selling spree
    Michael C. Hall has listed a property in Los Feliz at $4.5 million. Considering that the "Dexter" star and serial home buyer purchased the place a year ago at $3.825 million, he may not make much of a killing after improvements and commissions. The...
  • World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents

    World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents
    Douglas Nickson makes lists of goals. Lots and lots of lists. Then, unlike you and me, he accomplishes them. Eighteen years ago, he was financially busted bankrupt. He had just gone through an emotional divorce. Nickson decided it was time to pull...
  • READER SUBMITTED: How to Write a Screenplay with Prof. Scott Anderson

    Screenwriting professor, and former director of the world-famous Harvard Square Scriptwriters, Scott Anderson has helped hundreds of people share their stories. In this four-hour seminar at the West Hartford Public Library, Mr. Anderson will help you find...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pearl Street Centennial Celebration - Book Discussions through the Decades

    Date of Program: Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Pearl Street Branch Library 2014 marks The Pearl Street Branch Library's 100th Anniversary! Please join us in our year long Pearl Street Branch Centennial Celebration. The thought provoking series,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Avon Free Public Library Provides ZoomText Adaptive Software for Screen Reading and Magnification

    The Avon Free Public Library now provides ZoomText, the world's leading magnification and screen reading software for the visually impaired, on our public internet workstations. Funded by a generous donation from the Avon Lions Charities, ZoomText will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CHILDREN'S MONDAY MOVIE AT WETHERSFIELD LIBRARY

    The Wethersfield Library Children's Department invites you to take a break from the summer heat on Monday July 28th and join us at 6:00pm for a "Frozen" party and movie viewing. Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey,...