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1 hr ago | 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.

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5 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: West Bloomfield Township, MI

5 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: University of Maine at Augusta

11 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Opinion

15 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | ABC News

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.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | Tripso.com

What we're reading: Fascinating libraries, man attempts mid-air ...

The next time you visit a city, you may want to take detour and visit the city's public library .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Red Bank library trustees quit over staffing fight

Library trustees made good on a threat to resign after the borough council reinstated two full-time laidoff employees last week over revised library budgets proposed by the administration.

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Examiner.com

National Librarian Day: Quotes and sayings about librarians & libraries

An opera singing cowboy? A disables pianist? Some people just don't fit the cliches.

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The Florida Times-Union

Guest column: It's time to stop making cuts and to invest in our libraries

The Jacksonville Public Library was visited in person more than 3.9 million times last year and another 3.4 million times online.

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Related Topix: Opinion

American Library Association

The State of America's Libraries, 2014

On April 13, the American Library Association released its report on the 2014 State of America's Libraries during National Library Week, April 13-19, detailing library trends of the past year.

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CNN

Libraries are dying? Think again

In honor of National Library Week, CNN iReport asked photographers, architecture aficionados and book lovers to share photos of their most favorite libraries such as this photograph of the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by Glenn Nagel .

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, University of Chicago, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Travel

The Union

Libraries help people change their lives

The young man who found a job after developing his resume and submitting online applications at the library.

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Related Topix: Nevada County, CA, Nevada City, CA, Grass Valley, CA, Truckee, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Kinnelon's Kiel School holds library re-opening

The Destination Imagination DI Devils students review some of the library's book collection at the library's recent re-opening.

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Hudson Hub-Times

'Captain Underpants' doesn't sit well with some

The potty humor of "Captain Underpants" children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in "The Bluest Eye" would seem to have little in common.

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Related Topix: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

SFGate

Small Nebraska library takes innovative approach

And, while their parents are watching a grown-ups' movie at the Granada Theater next door, youngsters at the Oxford Public Library are enjoying a G-rated kid-friendly movie on their own big screen, helping the library fulfill its mission to be a vital, vibrant educational, entertainment and social hub of the community.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Westland Observer

Civil rights, freedom focus of Baldwin Library series

Kathryn Bergeron, associate director of the Baldwin Public Library, and Danielle McGuire lead the program titled Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle, a series of movies and discussions.

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Related Topix: Wayne State University

Knutsford Guardian

Events for book lovers to celebrate National Libraries Day

KNUTSFORD and Holmes Chapel libraries could be transformed into 'community hubs' under moves to broaden the role of Cheshire East's libraries.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cheshire County, England

The Argus

People with HIV get a voice

Ffiteen new audio books have been added to the shelves at the Jubilee Library in Brighton and behind each of them is a one-on-one interview or first person account of someone living with HIV.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

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