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3 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,

7 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.


The Miami Herald

Ex-library official enters guilty plea to bribery

The Detroit News reports Tuesday that 47-year-old Timothy Cromer faces up to 15 years in prison when he's sentenced.


Related Topix: West Bloomfield Township, MI

Detroit News

Ex-Detroit library official pleads guilty in $1.4M bribery scheme

Timothy Cromer, 47, of West Bloomfield Township was the library's chief administrative and technology officer from 2006 to 2013 until he was fired from the $145,323 a year job.


State of Maine

State Librarian Discusses Changing Role of Libraries at UMA Forum

Augusta- Technology changes and evolving community needs are rapidly reshaping the role of public libraries in society today and the trend will likely continue well into the future.


Related Topix: University of Maine at Augusta

Library Journal

Library Lifeline: The Ideas Box from Libraries Without Borders | Editorial

The comprehensive vision behind it and the resulting design hold lessons for anyone interested in library outreach.


Related Topix: Opinion

Greenwich Citizen

Norway restores, donates 1927 silent film to China

Norway donated a restored Chinese silent film from the 1920s to China's national film archive on Tuesday, despite a prolonged diplomatic chill between the countries over the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Entertainment