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18 min ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk
Sue Williamson, pictured far left, at the offiicial e-book launch today, with library staff and guests including the Mayor of St Helens Andy Bowden THE head of St Helens library service has described her mission to innovate and create change as she looks to drive forward its modernisation.
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2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington
A Vermont library is resorting to locking its public restrooms to curb a persistent problem of drug paraphernalia clogging the drains.
3 hrs ago | Miami New Times
At 9:30 this morning, the Miami-Dade County Finance Committee will meet for a first discussion on budgets for the upcoming fiscal year -- chief among them the county's beleaguered library system, which is facing a further $20 million cut without new taxes.
5 hrs ago | Ubergizmo
The PS Vita is a pretty handy handheld console if you like to take your gaming with you on the go but if you were looking for additional games to play, perhaps relive some games from the glory days of the Sony PSP and the PSone , you might be interested to learn that PS Vita owners can now download their entire PSP and PSone library, a feature ... (more)
"We're going to see more and more electronic books because they are easier to distribute, there are fewer book stores, and it's easier for publishers to get to their marketplace," says Ken Roberts, a specialist on library and technology issues.
Are brick and mortar libraries a thing of the past? A group of Brentwood residents doesn't believe that is the case for their city.
Features of the new Jeffersonville Township Public Library computer system: Text message notifications of holds and fees Easier-to-navigate interface More search parameters and the ability to save searches Reading list of past and future books checked out Ability to register online for a library card HEADS UP All currents users' passwords will ... (more)
Seniors can save money on their auto insurance premiums by taking an AARP Smart Driver Course at their local library or community center or doing it online, since no driving is involved.
Time is running out to turn the page on hunger in April! Help fill the pantry shelves at the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties by donating food items at Monmouth County Library branches -- and participate in a free drawing to win an eReader.
For a city run by a former librarian for most of the past decade, Dallas' libraries haven't gotten a lot of love.
Some professors at the University of New Hampshire say they are appalled that the school's librarians are throwing away thousands of books to make way for a new collection.
Staff from Angus Libraries are hoping to inspire more reading in local communities by giving away special books as part of World Book Night celebrations on Wednesday, April 23. 250,000 World Book Night books will be given out all over the country by a network of reading enthusiasts and institutions who particularly hope to reach part of the ... (more)
For the next week you can pay your overdue library fines with food and help the food bank at the same time.
The Minooka library is getting ready to say goodbye to a good pal. Sparkles the turtle, a longtime resident of the Minooka branch of the Three Rivers Public Library District, will move to a new home at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library later this month.
The Ashe County Public Library will be hosting an Earth Day celebration starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. At 4 p.m., the library will host a story walk outside, allowing children to walk and look at signs which consist of the story book's pages.
This month, the American Library Association released its 2014 State of America's Libraries report , along with the 2013 list of the top 10 most frequently challenged books.