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3 hrs ago | WJRT

Librarian accused of poor people skills drops case

A librarian in southwestern Michigan who refused a transfer after being accused of mistreating visitors is dropping her discrimination lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Van Buren County, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

5 hrs ago | Racked

Now Open: Saks' New 'Fragrance Librarians' Will Find Your Next Scent

Saks Fifth Avenue , in an effort to lure customers who power-walk past the department store's first-floor perfume counters, dodging spritzes and waving off blotters sprayed with Tom Ford's latest, has introduced a more relaxed fragrance section up on floor five, WWD reports -a fragrance library .

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Related Topix: Saks Fifth Avenue, Retail

9 hrs ago | Louisville.com

Louisville Library Life: August 22-25

Keep Calm and Get Your Literary On! This week's Louisville Library Life feature brings you free healthcare options, talks about our great city with history buffs, crocheting as a hobby, and a veggie contest style cook-off.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Clarksville, IN, Jeffersonville, IN

13 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Toms River Library Branch closed FridayToms River Library Branch...

Toms River Library Branch closed Friday The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St., will be closed today.

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Related Topix: Toms River, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

13 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Dallas' Libraries, Among the Nation's Worst Funded, May Actually Get Some More Money

The substantially underfunded Dallas Public Libraries are in desperate need of overhaul, including increased hours of operation and community programs.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

17 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Quebec investing nearly $19 million in public libraries

Quebec Culture Minister HA©lA ne David announced on Thursday that 172 libraries will receive financial aid to help them purchase new material for their collections.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Weekly Packet

Beatrix Gates blurs the line between life and art

Beatrix Gates sits at her kitchen table in Brooksville and muses on the act and art of writing.

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Related Topix: Brooksville, ME, Painting, Arts, Penobscot, ME, Poetry

Journal Gazette

Indiana Tech library awarded $10,000 LSTA grant

Indiana Tech has received a $10,000 grant to integrate mobile technology into McMillen Library to foster lifelong learning among students.

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IcNetwork

Download a great read this summer from Merthyr Tydfil libraries

Readers can download free e-books and e-zines from local libraries - as long as they are a member of a library in Wales Merthyr Tydfil Library is reminding readers that they can download free e-books and e-zines from local libraries - as long as they are a member of any library in Wales.

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Related Topix: Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

Canada NewsWire

TNT Lands Rights to Lionsgate's Hunger Games and Divergent Franchises

Under the agreement, TNT will become the first basic cable network with access to all four Divergent films at the same time.

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South County Spotlight

It's take a book, leave a book at little libraries across town - Thursday, 21 August 2014 01:00

As a girl growing up in North Portland, Zahler had a goal to read every book at her local library.

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Related Topix: Tualatin, OR, Metzger, OR

Northern Michigan News

Reed City Area District Library to ask voters for millage again

Voters in Osceola County recently turned down a millage and bond proposal that would have supported the newly formed Reed City Area District Library.

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Related Topix: Reed City, MI, Osceola County, MI

City Pages

NorthernMNer breaks down his viral 'libraries not libertarians' Ferguson tweet

A teacher poses outside the Ferguson Public Library, where she's organizating educational activities for kids whose classes were canceled as a result of the unrest there.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

KRNV-TV Reno

Committee OKs Brown's choice for state librarian

A state Senate committee has approved Gov. Jerry Brown's choice for state librarian, after initial concerns about the appointee's qualifications.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Dogs help young readers learn skills with a friend

A Detroit program pairs young kids with a four-legged reading buddy in the hopes that they'll gain confidence in their reading skills.

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The Item

Donated books bolster classroom libraries

Hillsdale School District teachers had the opportunity to add to their classroom libraries.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

O-R Online

Citizens Library gets clean audit

Gary Kissinger, a certified public accountant with the Washington-based firm, said the library passed its 2013 audit with an unmodified opinion, meaning the auditors found no discrepancies or misstatements in its financial statements.

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Related Topix: Washington, PA

The Now Newspaper

Looking to get 'cozy'? Surrey Libraries has you covered

Getting cozy doesn't necessarily mean slipping into a Snuggie and 100 per cent wool socks by the fire.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Knitting, Recipes, Chicago, IL

Psychology Today

Think Libraries Don't Matter? Think Again

There is a growing chorus of critics who argue that public libraries are no longer needed, and they are fueling efforts to cut public funding of libraries.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad

Createdigitalmusic.com

With History, Traktor DJ Just Became Perfect Mobile DJ Solution

With a mind-boggling amount of music released daily, the DJ might be more important than ever.

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Related Topix: Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

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