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Edible Book Festival planned at Booth Library

Edible Book Festival planned at Booth Library

CHARLESTON – Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University will sponsor its fifth annual Edible Book Festival on April 16 as part of National L…

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Book Review

'Maude' by Donna Mabry

March 16, 2015 2:51 pm(0)

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Train to Crystal City'

'The Train to Crystal City' by Jan Jarobe Russell

March 02, 2015 12:55 pm(0)

Book Review

'Big Little Lies' by Liane Moriarty

February 23, 2015 11:49 am(0)

EIU professor to celebrate book release with public readings

CHARLESTON — Two local poets will come together for a reading at 6 p.m. on Feb. 19 in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Lecture Hall on the campus o…

February 11, 2015 11:23 am(0)

Book Review

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

February 09, 2015 11:23 am(0)

Friends of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library February Book Sale

CHARLESTON -- The Friends of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library will hold its winter book sale Feb. 20-21. The sale will be open  from 10 …

February 07, 2015 1:13 pm(0)

To all the books I’ve loved before

An adult reading program designed to help readers fall in love again with their favorite books or to find a new book is planned at the Charles…

January 28, 2015 12:08 pm(0)
Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Jan. 23-29

Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Jan. 23-29

Week of Jan. 23-29

January 20, 2015 6:00 pm(0)

Book Review: New work by Jonathan Stone a good read

'Moving Day' by Jonathan Stone

January 19, 2015 11:29 am(0)

Children’s author to be featured

CHARLESTON -- A series of story times for children is planned in the Ballenger Teachers Center at Booth Library on the Eastern Illinois Univer…

January 15, 2015 3:41 pm(0)

Painting class 'Blush and Brush' planned

PARIS -- The Paris Bicentennial Art Center is offering a painting class, “Blush & Brush”, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

January 15, 2015 3:38 pm(0)

Author Cardarelli to read to children

PARIS -- Author/illustrator Brit Cardarelli will read from her children's book, "Naturehood: the Adventures of Treeann," at 11 a.m. on Saturda…

December 23, 2014 12:10 pm(0)

The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle by Joanne Huist Smith

The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle by Joanne Huist Smith

December 22, 2014 10:26 am(0)

Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brow

In this non-fiction book, it is important to remember the date, 1936, to understand the difficulties that the University of Washington crew ha…

December 15, 2014 1:52 pm(0)

Mattoon Library upcmoing holiday events announced

Hello Mattoon. The library is gearing up for the holidays. I have to admit I love that we can decorate the library for the season. Unfortunate…

November 28, 2014 11:45 am(0)

Charleston Reading Circle meets

CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Reading Circle met Nov. 7 at the Charleston library. Members were given a list of print and audio books purchased…

November 17, 2014 11:12 am(0)

Try these ideas for a literary Christmas

Look for one or more of these for a happy holiday season.

November 17, 2014 11:00 am(0)

Literary Darwinist to present lecture Nov. 20 at EIU

CHARLESTON — Joseph Carroll is scheduled to present “The Historical Position of Literary Darwinism” at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Doudna Fine Arts …

November 11, 2014 2:15 pm(0)

Charleston Reading Circle

CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Reading Circle met Oct. 17 and heard reports on two books. Lois Hockman gave a brief impromptu report on "Haatchi…

November 03, 2014 11:06 am(0)

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Donnelley's recognizes Hensley for service

October 31, 2014 9:58 am(0)
Friends of Charleston library plan book sale

Friends of Charleston library plan book sale

CHARLESTON -- The Friends of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library announce the upcoming Author Fair and Book Sale.

October 28, 2014 12:12 pm(0)

Book Review

'State of the Onion' (and six more) by Julie Hyzy

October 27, 2014 11:27 am(0)
Thompson completes books about artwork in post offices

Thompson completes books about artwork in post offices

WESTFIELD — Historian Mary Emma Thompson has completed "Let's Look for Cultures, Education and Such in Illinois Post Office," the seventh and …

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Crews to discuss Battle of the Bulge

MARSHALL -- Guest speaker Dan Crews plans to return to the Marshall Public Library on Nov. 6 to present the second entry in a film and discuss…

October 14, 2014 11:40 am(0)
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