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Kids clown around Homewood library

August 12, 2019 - 22:22
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It was craziness and laughter at the Homewood Public Library when Dr. Gesundheit made a clown therapy visit. When he introduced himself, Dr. Gesundheit’s appearance with his red bubble nose, red shoes, flowered pants held up by suspenders, orange shirt and crazy hat immediately brought smiles to the audience at the July 31 show. 
 
 

Homewood library employees still waiting for contract

June 25, 2019 - 21:49
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The Homewood Public Library board failed on Wednesday to ratify a contract with its employees represented by AFSCME, saying the board never received a signed contract. At the library board’s May meeting, AFSCME members were anticipating the agreement would be ratified. The board went into an hour-long closed session meeting, and returned to the regular meeting saying, “due to questions and concerns raised by ASCME representation” and lack of a ratified contract, the board would not be voting.
 

Write-in candidate ready to join Homewood Library’s board

April 29, 2019 - 12:12
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Nancy Gildart is joining the Homewood Public Library board of trustees after winning a two-year term as a write-in candidate. Gildart, who has lived in Homewood more than 27 years, said she put her name forward in 2017 as a resident interested in a vacant seat on the board, but wasn’t selected. This year she decided to try again to get on the board.
 

Local organizations offer events to celebrate Screen Free Week and Children's Book Week

April 28, 2019 - 18:58
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Two complementary observances this week will encourage families to disengage from digital devices and focus on reading and other sometimes-neglected activities. 

Local education organizations, libraries and Homewood's book store have planned a number of activities to help celebrate Screen Free Week and Children's Book Week this week, April 29 through May 5.

Homewood library supporters urge board members to settle union contract

March 22, 2019 - 20:58
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A standing-room-only crowd packed the Multipurpose Room at Homewood Public Library on the evening of March 20 for the regular board of directors meeting. 
 
More than 100 people from Homewood and beyond converged in the space to pressure the board to take action on long-stalled employee union contract negotiations.
 

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