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The Hendersonville Times-News
Got A Minute: Lisa Whitney leads Fletcher libraryLisa Whitney is Fletcher Library's new branch manager. She took over Henderson
Got A Minute: Lisa Whitney leads Fletcher library
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 27 minutes ago
Lisa Whitney is Fletcher Library's new branch manager. She took over Henderson County Public Library's busiest branch in November. Whitney graduated from UNC-Greensboro with a Masters in Library Science and Information Studies in 2005 and obtained... Read more
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Everett Herald
Book can help consumers break free of debt Published: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 12:01 a.m. DeForest Soaries is a man o
Book can help consumers break free of debt
Everett Herald / Posted an hour ago
Published: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 12:01 a.m. DeForest Soaries is a man on a mission. The senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey, is passionately concerned... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Events around Athens on Tuesday, Feb. 9Winterville Elementary School Black History Month Leaders as Readers: 9 a.m. Fo
Events around Athens on Tuesday, Feb. 9
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Winterville Elementary School Black History Month Leaders as Readers: 9 a.m. For more information, call (706) 357-5222, ext. 68211, or email stapletonj@clarke.k12.ga.us. Department of Family & Children Services Board meeting: 9 to 10 a.m.,... Read more
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Salon.com
Novelists Sara Gruen and Sarah McCoy in conversation: “I study history through a kind of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ looking-glass”Sarah McCoy’s novel “The Baker’s Daughter” was a nominee for the 2012 Goodreads
Novelists Sara Gruen and Sarah McCoy in conversation: “I study history through a kind of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ looking-glass”
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Sarah McCoy’s novel “The Baker’s Daughter” was a nominee for the 2012 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction, a New York Times and international bestseller, and perennial book club favorite. She returns with her third novel, “The... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
By the BookMonday, Feb. 15, the library will be closed for President's Day. Tuesday, Feb.
By the Book
Bureau County Republican / Posted 12 hours ago
Monday, Feb. 15, the library will be closed for President's Day. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10:30 a.m., youth services story time and craft. The theme will be Valentine's and tortoises. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m., Little Free Libraries steward meeting.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Garter Girls burlesque show 'a safe place for adult to express sexuality'This year Calgarians have the opportunity to celebrate Valentines Day with a bi
Garter Girls burlesque show 'a safe place for adult to express sexuality'
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
This year Calgarians have the opportunity to celebrate Valentines Day with a bit of a twist. In addition to that bottle of bubbly and box of chocolates now add pasties and g-strings. Calgary's burlesque troupe The Garter Girls is hosting Valentines... Read more
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The Irish Times
Mrs Engels: ‘an absolutely engrossing read told with humour and sympathy’It astounds me when an author can create such a convincing voice for a characte
Mrs Engels: ‘an absolutely engrossing read told with humour and sympathy’
The Irish Times / Posted 19 hours ago
It astounds me when an author can create such a convincing voice for a character based on a real historical figure from an entirely different era – one which pays tribute to the real person, intellectually engages with the social politics of the day... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No-Shows Force Adjournments At the Show Trial of the Luanda Book ClubLate last year, after a torrid few weeks under the gaze of the world's media, t
No-Shows Force Adjournments At the Show Trial of the Luanda Book Club
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Late last year, after a torrid few weeks under the gaze of the world's media, the trial of dissidents charged with rebellion against Angola's MPLA government was abruptly adjourned in time for Christmas. This was seen as less a gesture of seasonal... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Book club to start meeting CalendarBook club to start meetingMon, February 8, 2016 @ 9:30AM The St. James City Ci
Book club to start meeting Calendar
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
Book club to start meetingMon, February 8, 2016 @ 9:30AM The St. James City Civic Association is starting a book club to provide an opportunity for members and others to share a good read and to participate in a friendly book discussion. The first... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County weekly calendar of eventsFree tax preparation and E-filing services: 12:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oconee Coun
Oconee County weekly calendar of events
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
Free tax preparation and E-filing services: 12:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oconee County Library, 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville. AARP Tax-Aide Program volunteers will help taxpayers of middle and low income, with special attention to those ages... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of events around AthensAlcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. Today through Sunday, call for location. (706)
Weekly calendar of events around Athens
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. Today through Sunday, call for location. (706) 389-4164 or www.athensaa.org. Al-Anon 12 step recovery meeting: Held daily in the Athens area for friends and families of people with addictions to drugs, alcohol and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle’s brash king of pot raking in cash and raising hackles at Uncle Ike’sJust after Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop opened in Seattle’s Central District, it boaste
Seattle’s brash king of pot raking in cash and raising hackles at Uncle Ike’s
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Just after Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop opened in Seattle’s Central District, it boasted in an ad, “Our weed cures Ebola.” Knowing that merchants in the new industry weren’t allowed to make any medical claims about pot, the fine print disclaimer winked: “If... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookOLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin, born on this date in 1819, “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookOLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin, born on this date in 1819, “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only... Read more
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Londonist
Monday 8 February 2016Always be in the know about what's going on in London by signing up to our free
Monday 8 February 2016
Londonist / Posted yesterday
Always be in the know about what's going on in London by signing up to our free email newsletters. It's that time of year when we start thinking about holidays. But if your bank balance is looking a little bit sad or you can't get time off work,... Read more
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The Daily Review
East Bay's Park It: Treat your valentine to nature's beautyValentine's Day weekend will soon be here, and it will not pass unnoticed in th
East Bay's Park It: Treat your valentine to nature's beauty
The Daily Review / Posted 2 days ago
Valentine's Day weekend will soon be here, and it will not pass unnoticed in the East Bay regional parks, where staff naturalists have scheduled lots of valentine-themed hikes. Here's a roundup: At Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley, Feb. 14 is... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Patricia M. TernusShe was born December 5, 1924 in Chugwater, Wyoming, the eldest of five childre
Patricia M. Ternus
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
She was born December 5, 1924 in Chugwater, Wyoming, the eldest of five children born to Edmund F. and Agnes L. Green. Patty and her family moved from Chugwater to Omaha, Nebraska in 1934, and she attended Duchesne, a Catholic women's college. In... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Library Lines | February 7, 2016Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the February book discussion is We Are
Library Lines | February 7, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the February book discussion is We Are Called To Rise by Laura McBride. Stop by the library and pick up a copy then join us on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. for discussion and refreshments. Friends of the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Seniors Calendar101 S. Fountain Ave. 937-323-4948 Must have a reservation to attend all event
Seniors Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
101 S. Fountain Ave. 937-323-4948 Must have a reservation to attend all events marked RSVP. Pickleball: 8:30 a.m. Keep Movin: 10:30 a.m. Bridge: 10:30 a.m. Tai Chi: 1:30 p.m. Scrabble: 1:30 p.m. Shuffleboard: 2:30 p.m. Pickleball: 3:30... Read more
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USA Today
Weekend picks for book loversWhat should you read this weekend? USA TODAY’s picks for book lovers include Bi
Weekend picks for book lovers
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY’s picks for book lovers include Bill Bryson's irreverent new travel book about England, and Janice Y.K. Lee's novel The Expatriates. The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsWaverly Community House:Sign and Sing, today, Feb. 13 and 20, 9:30 a.m., $65; F
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Waverly Community House:Sign and Sing, today, Feb. 13 and 20, 9:30 a.m., $65; Family Valentine’s Open House, today,10:30 a.m. to noon, $5 donation; social security Q&A, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; Wellness Series, Feb. 25, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., March 31, 6:30... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Every life links the past and touches eternityI was born mid-century so I have a curiosity about events like the Great Depres
Every life links the past and touches eternity
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
I was born mid-century so I have a curiosity about events like the Great Depression and World War II that can't be entirely satisfied by simply reading about them. To really know what it was like to live in a previous time is to know someone who... Read more
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The Advocate
Ascension Parish calendar for Feb. 4-11, 2016LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: noon to 1 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville bran
Ascension Parish calendar for Feb. 4-11, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: noon to 1 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville branch, 500 Mississippi Road. LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar; Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd.; and Galvez... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Almanac: clubs, meetingsTo submit an item to Almanac, email gtcitydesk@scni.com with “Almanac” in the s
Almanac: clubs, meetings
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
To submit an item to Almanac, email gtcitydesk@scni.com with “Almanac” in the subject line, or call 203-625-4410. GREENWICH HOSPITAL-LIONS LOW VISION CENTER: Open Monday-Friday by appointment with physician referral. With the aid of therapy,... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills Courier Letters To The Editor –I have emailed members of the Beverly Hills City Council after attending last w
Beverly Hills Courier Letters To The Editor –
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 3 days ago
I have emailed members of the Beverly Hills City Council after attending last week’s Town Hall meeting over the chopping down of City trees on Lots 12 and 13 along Santa Monica Boulevard. There was already considerable apprehension expressed at last... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Fantastic Four reprint will slake fans’ thirstEven if you’re a longtime comic fan, I bet there’s a lot you don’t know about t
Fantastic Four reprint will slake fans’ thirst
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 3 days ago
Even if you’re a longtime comic fan, I bet there’s a lot you don’t know about the Fantastic Four. Did you know Reed Richards was a Second World War hero? That Ben Grimm’s Thing used to turn back to human form about once an issue? That Sue Storm was... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Fantastic Four reprint will slake fans’ thirstEven if you’re a longtime comic fan, I bet there’s a lot you don’t know about t
Fantastic Four reprint will slake fans’ thirst
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Even if you’re a longtime comic fan, I bet there’s a lot you don’t know about the Fantastic Four. Did you know Reed Richards was a Second World War hero? That Ben Grimm’s Thing used to turn back to human form about once an issue? That Sue Storm was... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Fantastic Four reprint will slake fans’ thirstEven if you’re a longtime comic fan, I bet there’s a lot you don’t know about t
Fantastic Four reprint will slake fans’ thirst
Chatham This Week / Posted 3 days ago
Even if you’re a longtime comic fan, I bet there’s a lot you don’t know about the Fantastic Four. Did you know Reed Richards was a Second World War hero? That Ben Grimm’s Thing used to turn back to human form about once an issue? That Sue Storm was... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
McIver's Grant begins Junior Book Club with 'Wonder' this MondayBeloved local educator Sarah Alley is taking the lead in a new program designed
McIver's Grant begins Junior Book Club with 'Wonder' this Monday
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Beloved local educator Sarah Alley is taking the lead in a new program designed to add "Wonder" to young minds throughout the area. Alley and retired DIS assistant principal Robert Cupples will kick off McIver's Grant Public Library's new Junior... Read more
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Times News
‘Dear library’The Lehighton Area Memorial Library is celebrating the month of February and Va
‘Dear library’
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
The Lehighton Area Memorial Library is celebrating the month of February and Valentine’s Day by asking patrons to pen “love letters” to the library with its “Dear Library” campaign. The campaign was inspired by the decorative R-E-A-D letters in the... Read more
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Gamasutra
Humble Bundle is now funding development of 'Humble Original' gamesHumble Bundle co-founder John Graham told Destructoid this week that Humble Mon
Humble Bundle is now funding development of 'Humble Original' games
Gamasutra / Posted 3 days ago
Humble Bundle co-founder John Graham told Destructoid this week that Humble Monthly, the $12/month service Humble debuted last year as a sort of "book club for games," is now reaching over 70,000 subscribers and generating enough revenue for the... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
2/5-2/7FRIDAYEVENT: MAINSTRASSE MARDI GRASLaissez les bons temps rouler, y’all! Break
2/5-2/7
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 3 days ago
FRIDAYEVENT: MAINSTRASSE MARDI GRASLaissez les bons temps rouler, y’all! Break out your beads for MainStrasse’s 20th-annual Mardi Gras parade and party. Events kick off Friday with New Orleans-style drinks and dancing at MainStrasse bars. Then the... Read more
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The Sault Star
On the same pageThere are five essential elements to make up a story. One could say those same
On the same page
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
There are five essential elements to make up a story. One could say those same elements are needed for book clubs too. After all, a good mix of setting, characters, plot, conflict and resolution and you’ve got one heck of a book club. A local club,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment Schedule for Feb. 5-11.Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach; 832-5328 or
Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment Schedule for Feb. 5-11.
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach; 832-5328 or ansg.org Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Nine monumental sculptures and more than 100 works by Ann Weaver Norton are featured at her former studio and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Let library staff help find your next book to loveAre you looking for your next sweetheart? Have you met Gilbert Blythe? Or may
Let library staff help find your next book to love
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
Are you looking for your next sweetheart? Have you met Gilbert Blythe? Or maybe you're attracted to the strong, silent type? Join us for refreshments and let our skilled library matchmakers introduce you to your next obsession. Will it be... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin BoardMARQUETTE - The 40th Annual Rotary Pancake Breakfast will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
MARQUETTE - The 40th Annual Rotary Pancake Breakfast will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $7. The new location for the event is the Masonic Building at 128 W. Washington St., in Marquette. Proceeds support Marquette area youth and... Read more
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Marie Claire
What The A-List ReadsBOOKSeMMAWATSONHOLD.jpg The hottest new form of clubbing? That would be book c
What The A-List Reads
Marie Claire / Posted 3 days ago
BOOKSeMMAWATSONHOLD.jpg The hottest new form of clubbing? That would be book clubbing. Emma Watson is the latest celebrity to hatch a club dedicated to literature. Her feminist book club, Our Shared Shelf (she crowdsourced the name on social media)... Read more
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The Advocate
Livingston Parish calendar for Feb. 4-11, 2016VITA TAX PREP: 9:15 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library; 5:30 P.m., Alba
Livingston Parish calendar for Feb. 4-11, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
VITA TAX PREP: 9:15 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library; 5:30 P.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Free 2015 tax preparation for participants with low to moderate incomes. COLORING AND COFFEE: 10 a.m., Main Branch Library. STORY TIME: 10... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
In the Stacks for Feb. 4LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH Phone number: 256-549-4699 • 10 a.m. to noon Saturday,
In the Stacks for Feb. 4
The Gadsden Times / Posted 4 days ago
LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH Phone number: 256-549-4699 • 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Lena Martin Room; Chess Club; all skill levels, beginner to pro; Craig, ext. 120 • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Teen Zone; TV Series Night; “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”;... Read more
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Calgary Sun
A wine club with fellow mothers inspired Meredith Taylor-Parry's Lunchbox Theatre playMeredith Taylor-Parry, the Calgary playwright who penned Lunchbox Theatre's new
A wine club with fellow mothers inspired Meredith Taylor-Parry's Lunchbox Theatre play
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Meredith Taylor-Parry, the Calgary playwright who penned Lunchbox Theatre's newest offering Book Club, has a confession to make. She's never belonged to a book club. "I had several chances to join legitimate book clubs but I didn't because I knew... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
‘Stress Relief at Your Library’ on MondayMonday, Feb. 8 Find your inner peace with "Stress Relief at Your Library" on M
‘Stress Relief at Your Library’ on Monday
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Monday, Feb. 8 Find your inner peace with "Stress Relief at Your Library" on Monday, Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m. and Thursday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m. at the Dickinson County Library. Adults are invited to come to the library for an hour of quiet stress relief... Read more
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Independent Publisher
Best Loved BookstoresIndie Groundbreaking Bookseller Stealing Hearts for Decades For book lovers, t
Best Loved Bookstores
Independent Publisher / Posted 4 days ago
Indie Groundbreaking Bookseller Stealing Hearts for Decades For book lovers, their loyalty to favorite bookstores can be like a good, long term relationship - comforting, familiar, but still able to surprise. This column... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Weekly calendar: Feb. 5-12Here’s what’s going on around the Island from Friday, February 5 to Friday, Feb
Weekly calendar: Feb. 5-12
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Here’s what’s going on around the Island from Friday, February 5 to Friday, February 12. EVERY WEEK Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners meeting. Fridays, Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion, St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.;... Read more
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The MidWeek
Child's play? Adults rediscover simple joys of coloring“I don’t color too often, but with all the colors and designs, I find it calmin
Child's play? Adults rediscover simple joys of coloring
The MidWeek / Posted 4 days ago
“I don’t color too often, but with all the colors and designs, I find it calming,” Tobias said. “Sometimes, if I need a little break, I pull out a coloring book in my office while on a phone call. It’s a cheerful, relaxing moment and it helps me... Read more
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Slate
Why Hasn’t Lucia Berlin Gotten the Adoration She Deserves?Discussing new and classic works. The Audio Book Club Travels to (Lucia) Berli
Why Hasn’t Lucia Berlin Gotten the Adoration She Deserves?
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
Discussing new and classic works. The Audio Book Club Travels to (Lucia) BerlinSlate critics debate the underrated author’s collected stories. To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of A Manual for Cleaning Women, click the arrow on the player... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Library will host Patron Appreciation on Feb.13Every month is Library Lovers’ Month, but in February we really make it into a
Library will host Patron Appreciation on Feb.13
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 days ago
Every month is Library Lovers’ Month, but in February we really make it into a celebration. Last year the Cobourg Public Library had more than 160,000 visits to our library! And what did the people do at the library last year? Here’s our list: they... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Burgessville Libary offering ZentangleKid’s Craft Club – Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. Join us on the second Tuesday o
Burgessville Libary offering Zentangle
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Kid’s Craft Club – Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month to let your creativity shine. Create a different craft each month and spend time with your friends. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult. This... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
'How-To Tuesdays' Continue At Greenwich Library For TeensGREENWICH, Conn. -- Teen programs continue at the Greenwich Library, including
'How-To Tuesdays' Continue At Greenwich Library For Teens
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 5 days ago
GREENWICH, Conn. -- Teen programs continue at the Greenwich Library, including "How-To Tuesday," on Tuesday, Feb. 16. In these sessions, students in grades 6-8 will get together to create DIY crafts and maker projects. Registration began in... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around TownJuneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Open lab c
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Open lab computer training, 9-11 a.m, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library. Details: 586-5267. Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Lizzie Burns on love: ‘What matters is the mint that jangles in his pocket’No one understands men better than the women they don’t marry, and my own opini
Lizzie Burns on love: ‘What matters is the mint that jangles in his pocket’
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
No one understands men better than the women they don’t marry, and my own opinion – beknown only to God – is that the difference between one man and another doesn’t amount to much. It’s no matter what line he’s in or which ideas he follows, whether... Read more
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