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38 min ago | Dunstable Today

The shelf life of Luton's many libraries through time

In their book The Story Of Luton, published two years later, local historians James Dyer and John Dony wrote that the new library was built "in a modern and refreshing style with a gramophone record and music library, as well as a theatre and lecture room".

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England, Bedfordshire County, England

2 hrs ago | West Linn Tidings

September busy month at LO Public Library

A number of adult activities are planned at the Lake Oswego Public Library during September.

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Related Topix: Lake Oswego, OR, University of Portland, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Daily Texan

UT libraries plan for media labs to grow

In June, two new media labs, which include 25 Mac workstations total, opened in both libraries.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Librarians highlight Shake, Rattle and Read story-time favorites

Shake, Rattle and Read is a special story time for children ages 2 to 5 that uses music and movement to emphasize literacy skills and reading readiness.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC House overrides 1 veto, sustains other

A bill intended to help South Carolina's public libraries keep out disrupters is becoming law despite Gov. Nikki Haley's opposition.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Murrells Inlet, SC

The Almaden Resident

Rose Garden shorts: 'War Comes Home' to San Jose libraries

As part of the California Reads program, which this year centers around Karl Marlantes's What It Is Like to Go to War, San Jose Public Libraries are hosting a series of programs that kick off Sept.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Rose Garden (San Jose, CA), Home Gardening, Home

The Campbell Reporter

Saratoga: Library district is turning 100, and Saratoga shoots for a world record

A number of people will gather at the Saratoga Library early in the morning on Sept.

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Related Topix: World Records, Santa Clara County, CA, Saratoga, CA

Saratoga News

Saratoga: Library district is turning 100, and Saratoga shoots for a world record

A number of people will gather at the Saratoga Library early in the morning on Sept.

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Related Topix: World Records, Saratoga, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Sag Harbor Online

Petitions Due for Library Elections; Five Openings in Bridgehampton, Three in Sag Harbor

The deadlines to submit petitions for positions on the board of trustees of both the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor's John Jermain Memorial Library are this week.

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Related Topix: Bridgehampton, NY, Sag Harbor, NY, Sagaponack, NY

Business Journal

Four Milwaukee libraries to be replaced in new developments with housing, offices

Neighborhood planning efforts along Martin Luther King Drive identified the library branch redevelopment as a catalytic project, and generated this conceptual design.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

The Ephrata Review

Ephrata Library opposes countywide fundraising

A push by the Library System of Lancaster County to allow countywide fundraising has created a rift among local libraries.

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Related Topix: Ephrata, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Lititz, PA

Truro Daily News

Public saying goodbye to Spring Garden Memorial Library

Joanne McCarthy O'Leary, local history and genealogy librarian for 19 years, poses for a photo outside the Spring Garden Memorial Library on Tuesday.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Novel idea to issue crime tips across the borough

Librarians across the borough are making an exception for Dudley police officers and allowing them break the silence to speak about home and personal safety.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Students benefit from having NH library card

Electronic tablets and smartphones can be important learning tools for today's students, but the most versatile item available to them is the same one their parents and grandparents used: the library card.

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Dallas Morning News

Restore full funding to Dallas public libraries

Performing artist Dorayne Breedlove enacts the story "Where the Wild Things Are" with children at the Prairie Creek Branch Library in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Opinion

Christian Science Monitor

Floating libraries take to the water

Water sports and hanging out on boats are always popular in the summer to try to cool off - now some book fans are making it easy for you to peruse a novel while you float.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

What's new at the Libraries this fall

Welcome back! The MIT Libraries have been busy over your summer vacation. We've made improvements, added new resources, expanded our services, and lined up great events for the fall.

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BBC News

Lessing leaves her library to Zimbabwe

Celebrated author Doris Lessing has bequeathed her entire book collection to the city library in Harare, it's been reported.

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Related Topix: Zimbabwe, Africa, World News,

Montreal Gazette

Bolduc backtracks on 'clumsy' libraries comment

Education Minister Yves Bolduc has apologized for saying Quebec's school libraries have enough books and can handle budget cuts.

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Lansing State Journal

Book hoarders find ways to deal with collections

How many books is too many books? What makes you a book hoarder? What do you do when you have too many? In Japanese, there's a word for it: tsundoku.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

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