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  • Claudine Snowden, librarian

    Claudine Snowden, librarian
    Claudine Snowden, a retired business school teacher and University of Maryland library worker, died of a respiratory ailment Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 92. Born Claudine Allen in Cocoa, Fla., she earned...
  • Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover

    Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover
    The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme. "The goal was to make this a more open...
  • Woodlawn library Storyville closes for two-day project

    Woodlawn library Storyville closes for two-day project
    The children's Storyville section of the Baltimore County Public Library's Woodlawn branch, 1811 Woodlawn Drive, will be closed Wednesday and Thursday to undergo some structural work and painting, according to library officials. The popular children's...
  • More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library

    More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library
    Hoopla Hooping proved to be a big hit at the Abingdon branch of the Harford County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. Approximately 64 participants, urged on by family and friends, dipped, shook and shimmied to keep their Hula Hoops going in the...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    All Together Now at Howard library branches
    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m....
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • 'Books need to be free,' so she's making it happen

    "Once a librarian, always a librarian," Pattee Fletcher says. Strictly speaking, she was never actually a librarian. But with postgraduate degrees in library and information sciences, she knows a little something about the profession. About nine...
  • Stop the summer loss [Editorial]

    Stop the summer loss  [Editorial]
    Monday was the last day of school for public school students in Baltimore and Baltimore County, and the rest of the area school systems will wrap up by week's end. For most students, parents and educators, this will be remembered as a challenging (and...
  • Elkridge Library invites kids on a science journey [Elkridge]

    Elkridge Library invites kids on a science journey [Elkridge]
    Now that spring is in full swing and we're heading into summer, it's easier to take a minute to wonder about the world around us. Children especially are a part of this curious group and they should have their thirst for knowledge quenched by plenty of...
  • Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap

    Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap
    If all goes according to plan, books such as "Charlotte's Web" and "The Magic School Bus" will spark the imaginations of 27,000 Baltimore County Public Schools students this summer. For the second year, books have been distributed to 47 Title I...
  • Harford Library kicks off Summer Reading Program Monday

    Harford Library kicks off Summer Reading Program Monday
    Fizz! Boom! Read! Spark a Reaction! Read to me Please! The Harford County Public Library's popular Summer Reading Program rocketed to a start Monday with two special kickoff activities at the Bel Air and Aberdeen libraries. At the Bel Air library, Tales...
  • As early voting begins, lower voter turnout anticipated in Arundel

    As early voting begins, lower voter turnout anticipated in Arundel
    The primary election officially began Thursday with early voting, but Anne Arundel County elections officials are expecting low turnout for both early voting and traditional election day voting. Anne Arundel's turnout "might be the lowest ever" at 18...