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  • Friends continue book club through Facebook

    Friends continue book club through Facebook
    In River Forest, Patty Baker pulled up a chair to a desk off her kitchen and reached for her keyboard. In Delray Beach, Fla., Jane Allen closed the door of her home office, which overlooks two palm trees, and sat in front of her desktop computer. In...
  • Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules

    Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules
    Faced with almost unlimited options, Liz Kelsey and her 5-year-old daughter, Alice, decided to make a single red rose. Using the 3-D printer at their suburban public library, they could have just as easily made a pair of ear buds, a citrus reamer, a...
  • Lawsuit: Flying axe head injures woman during music performance

    Lawsuit: Flying axe head injures woman during music performance
    A flying axe head struck and injured a woman last December while she was attending a Polish musical performance in west suburban River Forest, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. In the suit, Helen Rozanski said she was watching a performance of the Lira...
  • New Geneva library director passionate about her new job

    New Geneva library director passionate about her new job
    Christine Lazaris, the new director of the Geneva Public Library, said she views a library as "the people's university." That's the approach that board president Esther Steel said she was looking for as the Geneva Library Board searched for a new...
  • A great blues gathering could ignite passions anew

    A great blues gathering could ignite passions anew
    Two years ago, the biennial "Blues and the Spirit" symposium at Dominican University in River Forest raised sparks from the outset. "Here we are in 2012, and I'm watching black blues artists being treated like stepchildren of the blues and feeling...
  • Embarrassing infatuations with nutrition outcasts

    Embarrassing infatuations with nutrition outcasts
    It looked up at me from the deli cooler in a small-town grocery as I searched for a road-trip lunch to go. The usual, I figured. A turkey sandwich, maybe with cheese if I wanted to go wild. Something nutritious, virtuous, maybe a little boring but...
  • Geneva library director's resignation expected at Wednesday meeting

    Geneva library director's resignation expected at Wednesday meeting
    The director of the Geneva Public Library District is expected to announce his resignation at a special library board meeting Wednesday night, according to the meeting agenda. Matt Teske has served as the library's director since 2008 after being...
  • The art of storytelling

    The art of storytelling
    Parents may not spend much time thinking about their children’s “giggle level,” but professional storytellers do. The giggle level–a term some storytellers use to determine what children find funny at different ages–is just...
  • Jazz resolutions for a New Year

    Jazz resolutions for a New Year
    A new year brings new hopes for music in Chicago. Here are key resolutions for 2013: Create a concise Cultural Plan. After months of town hall meetings, the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events last fall came up with a 48-page wish...
  • Mary Ann McMorrow, 1st female state Supreme Court Justice dies

    Mary Ann McMorrow, 1st female state Supreme Court Justice dies
    When Mary Ann McMorrow was a Cook County assistant state's attorney, a supervisor told her that a male colleague would argue the points in a legal brief that she prepared for the Illinois Supreme Court. Women just didn't go in front of such high-ranking...
  • Advanced education can fast track career growth

    Advanced education can fast track career growth
    On the fence about an advanced degree? Looking down the road at the stress, juggling and homework and not always being able to see where that road leads can be a deterrent. But, adults in a variety of fields who have returned to school to pursue their...