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17 min ago | UnionLeader.com

UNH library halts book disposal after complaints

Tracey Lauder, assistant dean for library administration, said the sight of a Dumpster outside the library filled with books may have upset some, but the "weeding out" of older titles is a necessary part of life at any library.

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Related Topix: University of New Hampshire

4 hrs ago | WKRN

Glencliff student begins 'Little Libraries' to encourage reading

A senior at Glencliff High School is hoping to encourage children to read by starting "Little Libraries."

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

5 hrs ago | Washington Times

Chafee announces $200K in library grants

The governor announced the recipients on Thursday along with the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services.

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Related Topix: Information Services

9 hrs ago | Computational Complexity

Libraries Without Books

Georgia Tech in its library renovation will move the vast majority of its books into a combined Emory/Tech Library Service Center off-campus.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, University of Chicago

13 hrs ago | Prairire Village Post

A map of all the Little Free Libraries in northeast Johnson County

On Monday, we told you about a new Little Free Library at the corner of 71st Street and Belinder in Mission .

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16 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

Longtime N.Grove librarian leaving a legacy of literature

Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentByran Memorial Library branch manager Lark Thornton reads a book about the 'Library Dragon'.

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Related Topix: Newton Grove, NC, Goldsboro, NC, Sampson County, NC, Johnston County, NC, Wayne County, NC

20 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Hospital introduces new fiction section to library

GETTING lost in a good novel was just what the doctor ordered as the Great Western Hospital launched its new fiction collection to mark World Book Night.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Renovated Shively Library opens to public

THE IMPORTANCE OF LIBRARIES IN OUR COMMUNITY COULDN'T HAVE BEEN MORE EVIDENT.. AS DOZENS CROWDED THE DOORS OF ONE OF THE BUSIEST LIBRARIES IN LOUISVILLE.

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Related Topix: Shively, KY, Louisville, KY

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Discovering the Libraries: Enriching and simplifying research

Hello everyone! It is research season! Well at least many of us have design projects, theses, or final reports that require significant research.

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American Library Association

School Library Month Victory: Vermont Librarians Win Standards Battle

School librarians in Vermont won a standards victory early this month when the Secretary of State's Office approved Education Quality Standards that emphasize the essential role of school librarians and libraries in student success.

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Related Topix: Vermont, IL

This is Wiltshire

Plea for volunteers at Corsham library as staff prepare for campus move

Book lovers in Corsham are needed at the town library as staff prepare to relocate its collection to the new community campus.

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Market Rasen Mail

Library campaigners receive letter from Prime Minister's office

Campaigners who visited Downing Street as part of their fight against cuts to Lincolnshire's library service have received a response from the Prime Minister's office.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

How the digital revolution is taking hold at St Helens' libraries

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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WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. library bathrooms clogged by drug needles

A Vermont library is resorting to locking its public restrooms to curb a persistent problem of drug paraphernalia clogging the drains.

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Miami New Times

Library Supporters Rally to Fight $20 Million Cuts at Budget Meeting This Morning

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.

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Ubergizmo

PS Vita Gamers Can Download Their PSP And PSone Libraries

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)

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Related Topix: PSP, Video Games, Gadgets

Weekender

'Tyrannosaur Canyon' author eager to discover Scranton

Douglas Preston: April 25, 7 p.m., the Theater at Lackawanna College . Tickets are free with a library card from any library.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Vocal, Science, Paleontology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBC News

Will books survive as libraries turn the page in the digital age?

"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.

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Related Topix: Ken Roberts

Contra Costa Times

Brentwood eyes bigger library

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.

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Related Topix: Brentwood, CA

The News and Tribune

Booting Up: Jeffersonville Township library updates to user-friendly computer system

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)

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Related Topix: Jeffersonville, IN, Clarksville, IN

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