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3 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Bay Ridge: Top that! Boro pols fund new roof for Bay Ridge Library

Borough President Adams and Councilman Vincent Gentile have allocated money from their capital budgets to re-top the Ridge Boulevard literature lender.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

6 hrs ago | TwinCities

St. Paul's remodeled Highland, Sun Ray libraries to open in November

In November, St. Paul bibliophiles will get reacquainted with the Highland and Sun Ray libraries, which closed a year ago for nearly $14.8 million in renovations.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

10 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

Florida Polytechnic University Is Ditching Books

Florida's newest university spent $60 million on a state of the art library but doesn't plan on stocking it with any physical books.


10 hrs ago |

Someone's Stealing Suburb's Stories

The Little Free Library movement began simply in 2009 when Tod Bol wanted to pay tribute to his schoolteacher mother, an avid reader.


Related Topix: Davison, MI, Flint, MI

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library

San Antonio Public Library officials want to make it easier for library patrons to access books, music and movies on their smartphones and tablets.


14 hrs ago | South County Spotlight

Woodstock Library hit with flood - Friday, 29 August 2014 01:00

Neighborhood branch libraries can be a hub of the community, especially during the summer.


20 hrs ago | WGBH

Book News: Born to Write? Bruce Springsteen To Publish A Children's Book

Bruce Springsteen is writing a children's book about a bank-robbing baby called Outlaw Pete , based on his song of the same name.


Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Simon & Schuster, New York

21 hrs ago | Eastlothian Today

Budget savings to hit East Lothian libraries

Communities across the county are facing the loss of evening library sessions as part of budget savings by East Lothian Council.


Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Yesterday | WJRT

Books stolen from small lending libraries in Davison

Two Davison women are disappointed that someone apparently stole books from their small lending libraries.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Little Free Library system spreads book love in Butte County

A Little Free Library box is filled with novels and other interesting things to read at 267 Skyline Blvd. in Oroville.


Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Oroville, CA, Chico, CA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

M&T Bank funds new library computer center

A 25,000 check representing M&T Bank's contribution to the Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library's Bricks.Books.Bytes.


Related Topix: Aspect Communications, Software, Waynesboro, PA, Opinion

Sys-Con Media

@ThingsExpo | #WebRTC, Internet of Things and #API Gateways

I value a strong opinion. Especially when the opinionated is an expert and willing to stand up and place a flag in the sand.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Internet, CPU


Fine art photos of Stockton mini libraries

"This year, internationally-renowned Documentary Photographer Robert Dawson has been collaborating with the Library and Literacy Foundation for San Joaquin County and the Stockton-San Joaquin Public Library to document the culture of public libraries and literacy in San Joaquin County.


Related Topix: Stockton, CA, San Joaquin County, CA


Time for a story, or two

Sterling Public Library's Story Time returns next week, with three sessions planned to serve ages from birth to 5 years.


Dunstable Today

The shelf life of Luton's many libraries through time

In their book The Story Of Luton, published two years later, local historians James Dyer and John Dony wrote that the new library was built "in a modern and refreshing style with a gramophone record and music library, as well as a theatre and lecture room".


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England, Bedfordshire County, England

West Linn Tidings

September busy month at LO Public Library

A number of adult activities are planned at the Lake Oswego Public Library during September.


Related Topix: Lake Oswego, OR, University of Portland, Entertainment

Daily Texan

UT libraries plan for media labs to grow

In June, two new media labs, which include 25 Mac workstations total, opened in both libraries.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Librarians highlight Shake, Rattle and Read story-time favorites

Shake, Rattle and Read is a special story time for children ages 2 to 5 that uses music and movement to emphasize literacy skills and reading readiness.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC House overrides 1 veto, sustains other

A bill intended to help South Carolina's public libraries keep out disrupters is becoming law despite Gov. Nikki Haley's opposition.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Murrells Inlet, SC

The Almaden Resident

Rose Garden shorts: 'War Comes Home' to San Jose libraries

As part of the California Reads program, which this year centers around Karl Marlantes's What It Is Like to Go to War, San Jose Public Libraries are hosting a series of programs that kick off Sept.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Rose Garden (San Jose, CA), Home Gardening, Home