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2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

'Captain Underpants' doesn't sit well with some

The potty humor of "Captain Underpants" children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in "The Bluest Eye" would seem to have little in common.


Related Topix: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

3 hrs ago | Kirkville

The iTunes Guy Looks at Glitchy Tracks, Numbers Game, and Too-Large Libraries

You know the one where you get a track from iTunes Match and it's not perfect? How about the one where you've just got too much stuff in your iTunes library and it slows iTunes down to a crawl? Or that thing where there are numbers at the beginnings of track names and you'd really like to get rid of them? Well, read on to find out how to fix these ... (more)


7 hrs ago |

Harper government spends $23,000 to - cull' materials from seven libraries

Federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea has told Parliament that her department discarded up to 84,000 items from seven libraries across the country, spending nearly $23,000 in what it has described as a "culling" process.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

8 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

George Russell: Security plays the heavy at Marin libraries

After countless incidents involving problematic patrons, the downtown San Rafael Public Library has hired an unarmed, full-time security guard to enforce its behavior policy.


12 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Lawyers in Libraries May 1-2

In early May, libraries across Maine will partner with local lawyers to speak with library patrons about the challenges that arise when an individual is faced with a legal problem.


Related Topix: Maine, Waldoboro, ME, Rockport, ME

16 hrs ago | North Devon Gazette

Consultation on the future of North Devon libraries get underway.

People invited to have their say on a major shake up of Devon Library Service, which could see some smaller libraries forced to close.


Related Topix: Devon County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

21 hrs ago | Malvern Gazette

LIBRARIES across the county are preparing to get reading as World Book Night approaches.

The annual celebration of reading and books is taking place on Wednesday, April 23, and sees passionate volunteers hand out free books in their own communities.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Apr 17, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Do you own this photo?

LIBRARIANS in the Central Library are trying to reunite a precious photograph with its owner after it was found among the bookshelves.


Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cafeteria, music, learning support, busing on the chopping block

The future of school libraries, school busing, learning services for special needs students and cafeterias for tweens and teens will be on the chopping block next week when School District 43 trustees take another look at trimming $13.4 million from the bottom line.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Canada,

Valley News Live

How Do Libraries Deal with Controversial or Challenged Books

The American Library Association has compiled and released it's annual list of the most debated and most frequently challenged books.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Union County Weekly

Superhero card flies off shelves at libraries

Al Bigley first discovered comis books as a kid, and quickly desired to learn how to draw the colorful characters in the stories he enjoyed reading.


Red Hat Magazine

The maker movement helps transform our public libraries

The small town of Bethlehem, New York purchased a 3D printer and started teaching classes at its public library recently-jumpstarting the community's knowledge of advanced manufacturing and building upon a new way of doing things in a world where It's true.


Related Topix: Bethlehem, NY

Pasadena Star-News

Chouinard Art Institute founder, artists to be showcased at South Pasadena Public Library

SOUTH PASADENA >> The life, accomplishments and legacy of artist, educator and founder of the Chouinard Art Institute will be on full display Thursday at 7 p.m. South Pasadena's city librarian, Steve Fjeldsted, called Nelbert Chouinard a legendary arts educator who he said founded what in the 1950s and 1960s became the most important art school on ... (more)


Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Suarez endorses library-tax hike for Miami-Dade libraries

The push for Miami-Dade to raise its library tax and reverse years of cuts gained the support of a county commissioner on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coconut Grove, FL

Rabies Seminars to Be offered at Anne Arundel County Libraries

From a News Release: The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will host four rabies prevention presentations in May at Anne Arundel County Public Libraries around the County.


Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD, Odenton, MD, Pasadena, MD, Deale, MD

KXLY-TV Spokane

Libraries will trade food for your fine

This is National Library Week, and in celebrations, Spokane County Library District is holding the 2nd annual Food for Fines event.


Related Topix: Spokane County, WA

Michigan Radio

Former Detroit Public Library official pleads guilty to bribery charges

Forty-seven year old Timothy Cromer was the focus of the FBI's raid of the Detroit Public Library back in November 2012 .


Design And Reuse

Faraday Delivers a Complete Set of UMC 28nm Cell Libraries and Memory Compilers

Apr. 16, 2014 -- Faraday Technology Corporation , a leading fabless ASIC/SoC and IP provider, today announced the availability of its complete set of cell libraries and memory compilers in UMC 28nm HPM and HLP processes.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

The Argus

Mobile library services could be lost as part of moves to save more than 130,000.

East Sussex County Council is to decide whether to launch a consultation on planned changes to when and where the library visits.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Evening Sun

Baresville Elementary library promotes out-of-the-box thinking

Students participate in a discussion during class with librarian Melissa McElwee on March 3 inside the temporary classroom set up in the bus lobby of Baresville Elementary School.