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  • Hoopla lets Northbrook readers get a book without visiting library

    Hoopla lets Northbrook readers get a book without visiting library
    This winter, snuggle up by the fire with a good book, but skip the chilly trip to the library. A new program called Hoopla was recently added to the Northbrook Public Library’s e-resources, and Digital Services Librarian Cathleen Doyle said it&...
  • Computer to bracelet in 15 minutes with library's 3-D printers

    Computer to bracelet in 15 minutes with library's 3-D printers
    Digital Services Librarian Cathleen Doyle loaded a reel of red plastic filament onto the backside of the MakerBot Replicator 2. When she pressed the start button, the arm of the library’s newest 3-D printer jumped into action, continuously...
  • 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....
  • Plein-air artists paint kinetic art in the city

    Plein-air artists paint kinetic art in the city
    The Plein Air Palm Beach artists are busy painting street scenes of kinetic art sculptures, which are installed in downtown Boynton Beach, in advance of the upcoming International Kinetic Art Exhibit and Symposium Feb. 6 to 8. The Plein Air meet-up...
  • Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library

    Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library
    During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
  • Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel rescue Chicago's bid for Obama library?

    Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel rescue Chicago's bid for Obama library?
    On Nov. 4, 2008, Barack Obama strode onstage to accept his election as the nation's first African-American president. His first words: "Hello, Chicago!" That historic moment, beamed worldwide from a victory rally in Grant Park, signaled to the world...
  • Obama at ease, if not at home, in native Hawaii

    Obama at ease, if not at home, in native Hawaii
    Amid growing public opposition, the Honolulu City Council recently dropped a proposal to rename a popular beach in honor of former patron President Obama. Last year, Hawaii’s legislature adjourned without acting on a bill that would designate the...
  • Nick Di Maria Quartet Up Next In Baby Grand Series

    Nick Di Maria Quartet Up Next In Baby Grand Series
    With one foot firmly planted in the Connecticut jazz scene and another dipping into ska (with For Serious), New Haven-based trumpeter and composer Nick Di Maria has carved out a niche for himself over the last decade. His third release, "The Beatnik,"...
  • Simsbury Opens Warming Centers Due To Extreme Cold

    SIMSBURY — The town has opened two warming centers in response to this week's extreme cold temperatures. The warming centers will be open from Tuesday through Friday at the Simsbury Public Library and Eno Memorial Hall. The Simsbury Public...
  • Avon Library Farmers Market Set To Return This Summer

    Avon Library Farmers Market Set To Return This Summer
    AVON — The farmers market started by the Avon Free Public Library last year will return this summer and the library has announced that it is recruiting vendors. The market was started last year as a way of drawing people to the library during...
  • Writing course teaches how to chronicle your life

    Mary Ann Revell, an adjunct instructor at Lake-Sumter State College, will present "Write Your Life," a course designed for seniors who have little or no writing experience. The six-week course includes a variety of topics that examine one's life from...