News Coverage on Libraries - CTNow
RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Libraries

A collection of news and information related to Libraries published by this site and its partners.

Top Libraries Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Sorrento library will present Bluegrass Festival, Spring Fling

    East Lake County Library in Sorrento will host its 11th annual Bluegrass Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 7 at the grounds of the library, 31340 S. County Road 437. Blackwater Creek Bluegrass Band will perform. Free face painting for youngsters...
  • Five Things to Do in Northwest Indiana Feb. 27-March 5

    "Annie" continues through March 1 at Murat Theatre at Old National Centre in Indianapolis. Tickets are $28-$58. At 502 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. Visit OldNationalCentre.com. Westchester Public Library will host Friday Night at the Movies with...
  • Libraries as warming shelters, but not by the book

    A public library can be ground zero for needed information, education, Internet access and, of course, thousands of books. However, I'm told by many regular patrons that libraries also serve as unofficial warming shelters for our area's homeless and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Batavia library to offer online digital streaming service for patrons

    With a new digital service, Batavia Public Library patrons can download borrowed material from their couches. Last week, the library added Hoopla Digital, a streaming service that began in 2013 and provides library members with access to more than 280,...
  • Burb's Eye View: A young book lover runs her own free library

    Burb's Eye View: A young book lover runs her own free library
    Ella Peresie found the giant box under the family Christmas tree, and though it had her name on it, she struggled to figure out what it was. Most kids might be happy with a few toys or the occasional clothes. Ella, 9, was given a library. Ella’s...
  • Homeless people need libraries, and libraries need them, too

    Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library. It's not just that he loves books. For the 43-year-old who sleeps in a tent outside a local church, the library is pretty much the only place he can go that won't charge him to provide safety,...