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  • A laugh for the children

    Dave Barry brought his signature humor for a sold-out fundraiser at the Delray Beach Public Library. As the crowd of 200 mingled over appetizers and beverages, the best-selling humorist signed copies of his new book, "Live Right and Find Happiness...
  • Group building Obama library raises $5 million in first year

    Group building Obama library raises $5 million in first year
    The Barack Obama Foundation, the nonprofit group that will build the presidential library and museum on Chicago's South Side, raised $5.4 million in its first year of operation, according to federal tax documents released Monday. The four-member...
  • Bus trip to see mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs

    Bus trip to see mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs
    The Friends of Cooper Memorial Library is sponsoring a bus trip to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, the historic attraction in rural Spring Hill on June 25. Weeki Wachee Springs debuted its underwater show in 1947, featuring women dressed as mermaids...
  • Growing need for outside Internet access is an issue for Hampton Roads students

    Growing need for outside Internet access is an issue for Hampton Roads students
    Internet access is arguably not a necessity like water or electricity, but especially for the young, it's getting pretty darn close. For students without the access to the Web at home, the constant hunt for free Wi-Fi for both social and schoolwork...
  • Talk of the County: Enforce loud music laws in North Chicago, Waukegan

    Talk of the County: Enforce loud music laws in North Chicago, Waukegan
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. For a continuously updating blog of...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Trustees suggest second story for library/fire station

    The Newport Beach Board of Library trustees Monday told an architect that they want to consider adding a second story to the new Corona del Mar library branch building. "What's wrong with adding a second story?" asked Trustee Eleanor Palk. "It's...
  • First lady: Libraries, museums are 'necessities,' not extras

    First lady Michelle Obama says America's libraries and museums aren't luxuries or "extras" that can be passed over while money goes toward other goals like creating jobs or teaching children. "So often our libraries and museums are doing the critical...
  • School Notes: Mundelein middle school students recognized for achievements

    School Notes: Mundelein middle school students recognized for achievements
    School awards, tree planting, reading night and more. Gurnee Reading night: Recently, more than 50 families enjoyed Spaulding School Night sponsored by Warren-Newport Public Library. Teachers and staff entertained their students with readings of...
  • Chocolate paves the way for successful La Grange library fundraiser

    Chocolate paves the way for successful La Grange library fundraiser
    If calories were any indication, the La Grange Public Library's Chocolate Covered Evening fundraiser May 16 was a sweet success. About 100 visitors attended the evening to raise funds for restoring and displaying the La Grange Centennial Quilt marking...
  • Obama library foundation raised $5.4 million in 2014

    The nonprofit foundation raising money for President Barack Obama's future library in Chicago took in more than $5.4 million in 2014, according to the organization's tax returns. The money comes from just 11 donors, many of them longtime Obama supporters...
  • Correction: Obama-After White House story

    In a story May 16 about President Barack Obama's plans after he leaves the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that George H.W. Bush's presidential library is in Houston. The library is in College Station, Texas. A corrected version of...