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  • Check It Out: Hone your child's early reading skills

    Storytime at the library is a time-honored tradition. But do you know why?
  • Favorite teacher narrowed to 4 finalists

    Favorite teacher narrowed to 4 finalists
    When asked to name their favorite teacher, many students have a clear choice. However, those teachers are rarely, if ever, recognized. The Costa Mesa Library Foundation set out to change that this year with its first favorite teacher contest....

    Friends of the Libraries: Catching up on World War I history

    I just finished Frederic Morton's "Thunder at Twilight: Vienna 1913/1914." The detail surrounding the many people involved in that slice of history building up to World War I is amazing. I knew that the death of Crown Prince Archduke Franz Ferdinand...

    Council members join the fun at Newport library

    Council members join the fun at Newport library
    Newport Beach Councilman Tony Petros donned a batman costume Monday night for "Pajama Storytime" at the Newport Beach Central Library. The event was part of an ongoing series of special programming for National Library Week, which kicked off Sunday....

    'Problem motels' less of a problem

    A task force focusing on quality-of-life issues in Costa Mesa says the city has made progress in curbing the number of times police are called to so-called problem motels. In a report released this week, Costa Mesa's Neighborhood Improvement Task...