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Toddler Time at the Valparaiso Public Library

Toddler Time at the Valparaiso Public Library

VALPARAISO | Children and their caregivers work on pocket owls Wednesday during Toddler Time at the Valparaiso Public Library.

October 15, 2014 5:03 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Rensselaer reading on Friday includes Valpo writer

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Rensselaer reading on Friday includes Valpo writer

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
Mommy-child playtime

Mommy-child playtime

Aditi Malhotra, 13-months, of Munster, sings along with "I'm a Little Teapot" during the Mother Goose on the Loose program Wednesday at the Munster library. The program, held at each branch of the Lake County Public Library system, encourages play between parents and children from birth to 2…

September 03, 2014 12:44 pm
Mommy-child playtime

Mommy-child playtime

Ava Ols, 19 months, plays with a scarf as she and her mother, Rhea Ols of Munster, have fun Wednesday during the Mother Goose on the Loose program at the Munster branch of the Lake County Public Library. The program, held at 10:30 a.m. every other Wednesday at Munster, encourages play betwee…

September 03, 2014 12:45 pm
Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Joann Boulles, of Griffith, reshelves books Wednesday morning at the Griffith-Calumet Township branch of the Lake County Public Library.

August 27, 2014 2:29 pm
Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Anya Gonzalez, 2, of Griffith, plays with a scarf during the Mother Goose on the Loose children's program Wednesday morning at the Griffith-Calumet branch of the Lake County Library. The program meets at 10:30a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

August 27, 2014 2:17 pm
Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Benjamin Dunbar, 19 months, of Munster, smiles while participating in the Goose on the Loose children's program Wednesday with is mother Aziza Dunbar, right and his aunt Sandra Khanam at the Griffith-Calumet Township branch of the Lake County Public Library. Babies and toddlers up to 23 mont…

August 27, 2014 2:17 pm
Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Benjamin Dunbar, 19 months, of Munster participates in the Goose on the Loose children's program Wednesday morning at the Griffith-Calumet Township branch of the Lake County Public Library. The program helps promote pre-reading skills, socialization and motor skills, said Melissa Boothe, ass…

August 27, 2014 2:09 pm
Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Griffith-Calumet toddlers hear stories

Melissa Boothe, assistant librarian at the Griffith-Calumet Township branch of the Lake County Public Library, reads to toddlers Wednesday morning during the Mother Goose on the Loose children's program. Babies and toddlers up to 23 months, accompanied by a caregiver, listen to stories and r…

August 27, 2014 2:09 pm
Crown Point Library Chess Club

Crown Point Library Chess Club

Kenjiro Nangin, 21, of Merrillville plays chess against Gideon Joseph, 16 Tuesday during the Chess Club at the Crown Point Library. The club meets in the community room each Tuesday from 3p,m-5pm. Hosted by Crown Point High School student Gideon Joseph, an avid chess player, the club began l…

August 26, 2014 9:56 pm
Crown Point Library Chess Club

Crown Point Library Chess Club

Kenjiro Nangin, 21, of Merrillville, center, plays chess against Gideon Joseph, 16, while Connie Betz, of Crown Point looks on Tuesday during the Chess Club at the Crown Point Library. The club meets in the community room each Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. Hosted by Crown Point High School studen…

August 26, 2014 4:31 pm
Crown Point Library Chess Club

Crown Point Library Chess Club

Kenjiro Nangin, 21, of Merrillville plays chess against Gideon Joseph, 16, Tuesday during the Chess Club at the Crown Point Library. The club meets in the community room each Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. Hosted by Crown Point High School student Gideon Joseph, an avid chess player, the club bega…

August 26, 2014 4:31 pm

Presidential library aiming for Adlai Stevenson exhibit

SPRINGFIELD | Officials at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum are planning a new exhibit highlighting one of Illinois' political dynasties.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
Card Workshop, Hebron Public Library

Card Workshop, Hebron Public Library

Card workshop instructor Sharon Parks, far right, works with Jackie Hilton, of Hebron, on a greeting card while Lynette Minto, of Hebron, left, also works on a card Monday at the Hebron Public Library. Parks holds the Greeting Card Technique Class or Card Workshop the first Monday of each mo…

August 04, 2014 7:44 pm
Card Workshop, Hebron Public Library

Card Workshop, Hebron Public Library

Zana Klaus, of Hebron, holds a greeting card she is working on at the Hebron Public Library during the Greeting Card Technique Class or Card Workshop. The class meets on the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the library, 201 W. Sigler St.

August 04, 2014 7:44 pm
PNC Chancellor James Dworkin with Granddaughters Allison and Abby

PNC Chancellor James Dworkin with Granddaughters Allison and Abby

Purdue University North Central Chancellor James Dworkin and granddaughters Allison, left, and Abby, display copies of his new children's book, "The Dog and the Dolphin" at an event last month at the Michigan City Public Library.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Local libraries cater to growing Latino population

As the Latino population in the country has increased in recent years, some of Chicago’s south suburbs have seen significant increases in the number of Latino families.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am

Obama doesn't merit a presidential library

If you take the accomplishments of President Obama added all together, they would barely fill a cigar box.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am
The Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District celebrates its 40th anniversary in Lywood, Ill. Saturday June 21, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

The Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District celebrates its 40th anniversary in Lywood, Ill. Saturday June 21, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Columbus McGee, 3, of Chicago, jumps in the bounce house outside the Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District on Saturday.

June 21, 2014 7:58 pm
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