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In Chris Bohjalian's novel, Before You Know Kindness, activist Spencer McCullough fights on behalf of animal rights.
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Illinois is broke. Its public pension plans are the most troubled in the nation.
Isabella Wise, 4, of Mather, is a regular visitor to Flenniken Library. Her mother, Heather Wise, is a teacher in Jefferson-Morgan School District.
On Thursday, April 17, the World Cafe and Houston Public Library hosted a panel discussion on literacy in honor of National Library Week, with a particular reference to impressive progress by the Brazilian government in improving national literacy rates.
If you don't know about therapy dog services, let me give you some details. The primary role of a therapy dog is to provide comfort and social contact without much Not every dog has the right personality for the service but if they do - they have to go through a certified training course and pass a test.
Residents of MedellA n's poorest slums used to be suspicious of strangers. Who in their right minds would be wandering the winding steps up the steep slopes of their neighborhoods, controlled by local criminal gangs so violent that even police feared to go there? MedellA n flaunted its makeover as it hosted UN Habitat's World Urban Forum with tours ... (more)
BOOK lovers in Devon are being invited to celebrate World Book Night at the County Council's libraries next week.
A worker puts finishing touches on renovations to the Lodi Library. The library has been closed since November 2011 and is expected to open May 19. The Lodi Library will reopen May 19 after being closed 2 1/2 years because of roof beams that were found to be structurally unsound.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
People invited to have their say on a major shake up of Devon Library Service, which could see some smaller libraries forced to close.
LIBRARIANS in the Central Library are trying to reunite a precious photograph with its owner after it was found among the bookshelves.
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.