Oak Park Library: Celebrate National Poetry Month, Read Harry Potter & Complete The 2020 Census

Hoopla Bonus Borrows » Credit-free viewing on Kanopy » Celebrate National Poetry Month Whether you love poetry or want to try something new (now’s the time, right?), your digital library features plenty of great titles to explore! Checkout some of our librarians’ favorites or browse all poetry titles.

I Was Addicted To Adderall For A Decade. What Did It Give Me?

I’d had a drug overdose, which seemed like the kind of thing one told one’s parents about. That particular week, my mother, a magazine journalist, was in Europe, deep into the reporting of her latest piece. I didn’t want to call her to say that I had OD’ed on Adderall and gone to the hospital, […]

Coronavirus Response: ‘We’re Moving Way Too Slowly,’ California Homeless Advocate Says

The Trump administration announced $3 billion Thursday for homelessness pandemic efforts. California Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged $150 million in homeless aid as one of his earliest acts during the crisis. He pushed back on the idea that people sleeping on hard streets would refuse help, saying “there’s a lot of mythology about resistance; I think […]

Great Deals On 240 Tourist Attractions In North Haven And CT

Ansonia General David Humphreys House Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Ashford Willow Tree Pottery Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Visit the pottery studio, kiln shed and gardens (weather permitting) and enjoy light refreshments and clay amulets. Property part of the Arts & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.Barkhamsted Squire’s Tavern Free […]

Not the ending the Southland Bowling Club wanted

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Bedroom Composers All: Musicians Are Making Art in a Pandemic

It is wonderful to have all the time in the world for new scores. One I am learning is the Kurtag opera, “Fin de Partie,” that we are giving the American premiere of next season. And then I picked up a violin somebody loaned me. I’m planning this week to practice and get a little […]

Retirement community protests O.C. plan to house homeless people with coronavirus at hotel

Grace Carter, 15, of Riverside, practices a dance routine at home after dance classes and school were canceled. She has to use the Zoom app on her iPhone to practice with her dance group.”It’s hard. My bedroom is a smaller space. I miss all my friends at the studio, ” Grace said.   (Gina Ferazzi/Los […]

L.A. files criminal charges against four stores for refusing to close amid coronavirus

The city turned to prosecutions after the city attorney’s Neighborhood Prosecutor Program, Tobacco Enforcement Program and Safe Neighborhoods and Gangs Division, in coordination with the Mayor’s Ambassadors Program, had failed to secure voluntary compliance of those nonessential businesses operating during the pandemic. Their collaborative effort has succeeded in dozens of other businesses recognizing their obligation […]

China is handed a position on UN Human Rights Council despite long-record of human rights abuses and wide-spread suspicions they have lied over coronavirus

China was once the cradle of the coronavirus pandemic but it has bounced back with astonishing speed, writes EDWARD LUCAS as he reveals the country may have won the war for global supremacy as well China has — it seems — won its battle against the coronavirus. It may have won the war for global […]

Strasbourg Christmas market shooting: suspect on the run after three killed

Local resident Yoann Bazard said he heard “two or three shots” and screams; and when he went to his window he saw people running. “After that I closed the shutters. Then I heard more shots, closer this time. There were two or three episodes like that … As it got close, it was really shocking. […]