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4 hrs ago | Courier News

Libraries become partners with One-Stop Career CentersLibraries...

Libraries become partners with One-Stop Career Centers Rep. Rush Holt visits East Brunswick Public Library to discuss libraries inclusion in WIOA Check out this story on Terrie McColl, president of the N.J. Library Association, on Monday presents U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, D-N.J., 12th District, with a plaque ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, East Brunswick, NJ, Law, Employment / Labor Law

4 hrs ago |

Libraries, already helping job seekers, get government recognition - and funding

New Jersey libraries have been playing a key role in helping job seekers get back on their feet, and now they're going to get official recognition - and all-important funding - in continuing that role.


Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, East Brunswick, NJ

6 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

County Libraries to Combine Catalogs

Pike and Wayne counties are taking the innovative approach to help cut costs and offer more books, DVDs and other resources to residents.


Related Topix: Wayne County, PA, Honesdale, PA

7 hrs ago |

Visit an August Art Display at Ozarks libraries

Five Springfield-Ozarks area libraries have art displays on exhibit during the month of August 2014 that speak to our mutual Ozarks Heritage interests.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Missouri

11 hrs ago | TeleRead

TARDIS mini-libraries prove libraries are bigger on the inside

Doctor Who fans everywhere will be able to tell you that the TARDIS , the Doctor's iconic time and space travel machine, is bigger on the inside than it looks from the outside - which is a fine metaphor for a library, whose content can encompass a universe and range far across time and space.


Related Topix: Kenmore, WA, Kennewick, WA

13 hrs ago | TeleRead

Kirklees considers "nuclear option" as UK libraries holocaust continues

The West Yorkshire town of Kirklees is contemplating closure of all but two of its 26 libraries, along with other services like braille books for blind readers, as one option while it seeks to more than halve its library budget.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News

14 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Summer reads: Local libraries check out season's hot books

If you're still looking for a book to tuck into your beach bag, flip through a few of the novels below.


Related Topix: Fort Walton Beach, FL, Walton County, FL, Auto Dealers, Okaloosa County, FL

16 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

100 jobs at risk in cuts to district libraries

Libraries in Cleckheaton , Birstall and Heckmondwike are under threat of closure after Kirklees Council announced it may shut all but two across the district, with the possible loss of 100 jobs.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

17 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Librarian gets last laugh at rumble

In a pink cheerleading shirt and pigtails, 8-year-old Nicole Hester jumped out of her chair and screamed at the nearby men.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

21 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

Menno Simons' Librarian Retires After 51 Years

Lois Bowman , 78, who retired after 51 years as the librarian for the Menno Simons Historical Library at Eastern Mennonite University, poses with her successor, Simone Horst, on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Eastern Mennonite University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Little Libraries, big goal

Whitfield County just received a new library. And better yet, 26 more are on the way to the region.


Related Topix: Whitfield County, GA, Murray County, GA


IPFW librarian seeks funds for library in Kenya

Florence Mugambi has a dream. She wants to see a library built in her small hometown of Ontulili, in rural Kenya.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Kenya, Louisiana State University

West Sussex Today

Mythical theme for reading scheme

The annual scheme, run by charity The Reading Agency, aims to get primary school children to visit libraries and share a range of books.


Snakes set to be among creepy creatures being shown off to borough bookworms

Children will be able to get up close and personal to creatures from Dudley Zoological Gardens when staff bring them along.


Folio Weekly

Save Jacksonville's Libraries, Save Ourselves

In an increasing digital age, it is more important now than ever to preserve our local cultural icons.


Related Topix: Alachua, FL, Duval County, FL

Mansfield Chad

Still time to have a say on the future of Debyshire mobile libraries

Residents still have three weeks to give their views on the future of Derbyshire County Council's mobile library service in a consultation to help the authority deal with budget cuts.


The Capital-Journal

Library offers more than just books

However, the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is bucking tradition and giving patrons a chance to try new arts, crafts and exercise equipment through some recent pilot programs.


Related Topix: Shawnee County, KS, Topeka, KS, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Marketing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

A year of Dungeons & Dragons among the books

It's been a year since John Davis started offering a monthly Dungeons and Dragons game day at the Durham County Public Library's main branch.


Related Topix: Durham County, NC, Durham, NC

Great Bend Tribune

Library holds huge food fight

The spaghetti was flying - as was the ketchup, mustard, whipped cream and Hawaiian Punch - Friday afternoon on the lawn of the Great Bend Public Library.


Amanda Knox and the Missing Library Book - a short story

How would Amanda Knox's trial testimonies, interviews and other statements be interpreted if she were to use them to explain another crime? This story is fictional but the quotes are taken verbatim from court documents and interviews Knox has given regarding her involvement with the murder of Meredith Kercher.