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  • L.A. County to restore library hours cut back in recession

    L.A. County to restore library hours cut back in recession
    Los Angeles County libraries will restore hours that were cut during the Great Recession, beginning next month. Dozens of county libraries cut back hours in 2010 to close an $8-million budget gap. That left some open only four days a week.  The county...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Autism Happens Awards $1,000 To The Enfield Public Library

    Autism Happens Foundation, Inc. continues to support Autism awareness in the community of Enfield by awarding the Enfield Public Library with $1,000. These funds will be used to provide programs, for example the Connections story time, special guest...
  • Lower Macungie Library seeks survey participants

    Lower Macungie Library is gathering opinions and ideas from community residents in an effort to plan for future library technology and programs, according to the library's website. The library is seeking ideas about technology resources that would be...
  • Buccaneers needed for upcoming Bash for Books

    Buccaneers needed for upcoming Bash for Books
    The forecast is for a whole host of pirates to land in Winter Park next month, and then all of the scallywags will be heading for one place in particular: the Winter Park Civic Center. Pirates convention? Nope. Instead, the Winter Park Public...
  • Map Thief's Misadventures Chronicled In New Book

    Map Thief's Misadventures Chronicled In New Book
    In his previous incarnation, before breaking bad, E. Forbes Smiley III was more than a buyer and seller of rare maps. He was a self-taught scholar of cartographers and their masterworks. He can still expound, no doubt, on the historical value of maps, how...
  • Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian

     Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian
    Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Montrose Film Festival entries; YMCA of the Foothills Family Summer Barbeque

    Student filmmakers still have time to enter short films that could earn them a $300 scholarship award during the Montrose Film Festival to be held Aug. 22 and 23 in the parking lot beside Andersen's Pet Shop, 2218 Honolulu Ave. The deadline for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Friends Of The Enfield Library Meeting And Ice Cream Social

    We all scream for Ice Cream! Visit the Enfield Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m., for the Friends of the Enfield Library Meeting and Ice Cream Social. In addition to ice cream and great conversation, the Friends will be honoring "Friend of the...
  • Little Free Library comes to Bluebird Gap Farm in Hampton

    Little Free Library comes to Bluebird Gap Farm in Hampton
    HAMPTON — Volunteers at Bluebird Gap Farm believe they've found an addition to the city-owned park that visitors won't find elsewhere in Hampton. They have installed a small enclosure filled with books called a Little Free Library. Little Free...
  • Perseids meteor shower viewing party attracts local star-gazers

    Star-gazers were in for a great show on the night of Saturday, Aug. 9, as the skies darkened and the moon rose. Besides the stunningly bright moon, which was on the verge of a "super moon," everyone who came out to Windsor Locks Public Library was not...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Manchester Participating in Passport To Libraries Program

    Based on the Wine Trail Passport Program in CT, the Connecticut Library Association is instituting a Library Passport program during Library Card Sign-Up Month in September. Beginning Sept. 2 participating libraries, including the Manchester Public...