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Local Swedish Icon Actually Italian

Local Swedish Icon Actually Italian

Ever since its inception in 1952, the Hjalmar Marklund Annex to the Central Branch of the Municipal Public Library has been a point of pride for the city’s library system, and one of the United States’ leading collections of Swedish-American art and literature. Occupying the entire fourth floor (with the exception of the Pal Hutley…

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Go There: Your Local Library

Go There: Your Local Library

Go There is a feature in which our writers tell you about tourist attractions and other places of interest around the city. Wednesdays at 7 pm the Central Branch of the Municipal Public Library System (Johnston and Walker Streets, diagonally across from the City Hall Annex) hosts a variety of events, free of charge, in…

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Friday Facts: Diebold, Orange Julius, Farley

Friday Facts: Diebold, Orange Julius, Farley

:: Number of formal complaints about electronic voting machines in Tuesday’s election: 435 :: Number of these complaints which came from districts actually using electronic voting machines in Tuesday’s election: 428 :: City’s Oldest Library: The Mechanics Association Private Membership Library, Halpern between 5th and 6th (est. 1842) :: Current Mechanics Library cardholders: 1,459 (down…

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