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  • 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...
  • Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore

    Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore
    The children’s title “And Tango Makes Three” sparked controversy when it was first published in the United States in 2005. The illustrated book tells the real-life story of two male penguins who hatched an egg together at New York’...
  • 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,...
  • Little libraries build community and love for books

    Little libraries build community and love for books
    Some parents buy a dog or cat when their children leave home. When her son Jack Gavron heads to college in the fall, Mindy Fox will get a library. The library, a handbuilt wooden box decorated to look like the family's Craftsman-style home, already...
  • 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...
  • Library bricks of remembrance available

    WINDSOR LOCKS - For many years the Windsor Locks Public Library has been offering the community an opportunity to recognize friends and loved ones, mark special occasions, and honor cherished memories with Bricks of Remembrance. Engraved bricks are placed...
  • Children conduct cool experiments at library

    Thirteen youngsters recently got to enjoy some hands-on science learning. The children ages 8 to 12 learned how to conduct two experiments as part of the Summer Science Club at the Hagen Ranch Road Branch Library west of Delray Beach. They were led by...
  • 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,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 13 Summer Concert Series The Eastport Oyster Boys will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater. Free admission; suggested donation of $10. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the...