| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:12 PM
UConn will play eight teams that were in bowl games, five American Athletic Conference East division opponents and three from the West.
The AAC opens divisional play this summer, and the first AAC football title game will be Dec. 5 at the site of one...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:14 AM
Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries.
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 North O'Plaine Road, Gurnee
(847) 244-5150; http://www.wnpl.info
Movies: "The LEGO Movie," rated PG, will be shown on the big screen at 2 p.m. Feb....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:04 AM
When a young adult book blows up, it really makes a scene. And there’s nothing worse than being the last person to hear about it. If you felt that way about “The Fault in Our Stars” or “Divergent,” we’re here to help....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Two days after his State of the Union address, President Obama had to win over a new audience: YouTubers.
Hank Green, Bethany Mota and GloZell Green may not be household names by traditional standards, but the three YouTube personalities -- who have...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:37 PM
The holidays announced the arrival to the big screen of two longtime chart-topping books, "American Sniper" and "Unbroken." This appears destined to be a year of dozens of popular book adaptations. Before watching the films, check out the books they...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Librarians who choose the books and other media for the Deerfield Public Library all have masters degrees, but what they know best is their community.
The most borrowed books and other media for 2014 show some resemblance to national trends but also give...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Welcome to the 3rd annual Biblioracle Book Awards!
Is three years long enough to be considered an institution? I'd like to be an institution someday.
The first year I decided to name the nonexistent trophy after my dog Oscar, but that name was taken....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:21 AM
Time magazine lists "Paper Towns," a set-in-Orlando mystery, as among 15 movies to see in 2015.
The film is based on author John Green's 2008 novel. When he was promoting the movie of "The Fault in Our Stars" last year, Green said he was advocating...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Vernon Area Public Library District patrons wanted to get ahead of the competition in 2014. According to a wide range of borrowed-items statistics from the library, patrons were reading about, viewing and playing strategies for business, combat and the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:35 AM
John Green's popular young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars" will return to middle-school library shelves in Riverside, more than two months after a school district committee voted to remove the book and reject any donated copies the schools might...
| Sep 26, 2014
Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...