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2 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Lee, Collier libraries seeing uptick in readers You wona t find any...

With school getting ready to start back up in the fall, both library systems report a marked increased in usage for the summer months this year.


Related Topix: Estero, FL, Family, Kids

4 hrs ago | The Madison Press

London librarian erects 'Little Free Library'5:20 pm

London librarian Jack Phoenix built and installed an "official" Little Free Library in his apartment complex on Muirwood Drive.


Related Topix: London, OH

9 hrs ago | Waukesha

Controversial book will remain in Waukesha School District's libraries

"Looking for Alaska," a young adult novel that has drawn harsh criticism from some parents for being on library shelves in the Waukesha School District, appears to be safe from the chopping block.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Waukesha, WI, Whitewater, WI, University of Wisconsin Whitewater

11 hrs ago |

East Bay jazz, from libraries to schools to workshops

One of my favorite East Bay series, San Ramon 's Jazz at the Library , has announced its 2014 season.


Related Topix: San Ramon, CA, UC Santa Barbara, Diablo, CA, Oakland, CA

13 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Latest Worcester library head aims for 'positive momentum'

On Friday, Tracey Leger-Hornby spent her first morning running the Worcester Public Library by hosting a coffee hour for employees who have seen four head librarians come and go in the last five years.


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

17 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Youngsters get creative as part of library reading challenge in Merton

The youngsters got creative as part of the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge at libraries across the borough.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

19 hrs ago | BBC News

NI libraries in e-book loan record

During July 2011, the first month of the service, a total of 363 e-books were downloaded.


Related Topix: Marketing, Computers

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Libraries add digital audiobooks, magazinesJuly 28th

That little red card that lets you check out books from any of Richmond County's libraries has gone high-tech.


Related Topix: Richmond County, NC

Courier News

Libraries become partners with One-Stop Career CentersLibraries...

Libraries become partners with One-Stop Career Centers Rep. Rush Holt visits East Brunswick Public Library to discuss libraries inclusion in WIOA Check out this story on Terrie McColl, president of the N.J. Library Association, on Monday presents U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, D-N.J., 12th District, with a plaque ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, East Brunswick, NJ, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Libraries, already helping job seekers, get government recognition - and funding

New Jersey libraries have been playing a key role in helping job seekers get back on their feet, and now they're going to get official recognition - and all-important funding - in continuing that role.


Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, East Brunswick, NJ

WNEP-TV Moosic

County Libraries to Combine Catalogs

Pike and Wayne counties are taking the innovative approach to help cut costs and offer more books, DVDs and other resources to residents.


Related Topix: Wayne County, PA, Honesdale, PA

Visit an August Art Display at Ozarks libraries

Five Springfield-Ozarks area libraries have art displays on exhibit during the month of August 2014 that speak to our mutual Ozarks Heritage interests.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Missouri


TARDIS mini-libraries prove libraries are bigger on the inside

Doctor Who fans everywhere will be able to tell you that the TARDIS , the Doctor's iconic time and space travel machine, is bigger on the inside than it looks from the outside - which is a fine metaphor for a library, whose content can encompass a universe and range far across time and space.


Related Topix: Kenmore, WA, Kennewick, WA


Kirklees considers "nuclear option" as UK libraries holocaust continues

The West Yorkshire town of Kirklees is contemplating closure of all but two of its 26 libraries, along with other services like braille books for blind readers, as one option while it seeks to more than halve its library budget.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News

Northwest Florida Daily News

Summer reads: Local libraries check out season's hot books

If you're still looking for a book to tuck into your beach bag, flip through a few of the novels below.


Related Topix: Fort Walton Beach, FL, Walton County, FL, Auto Dealers, Okaloosa County, FL

Thetelegraphand Argus

100 jobs at risk in cuts to district libraries

Libraries in Cleckheaton , Birstall and Heckmondwike are under threat of closure after Kirklees Council announced it may shut all but two across the district, with the possible loss of 100 jobs.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Burlington Times News

Librarian gets last laugh at rumble

In a pink cheerleading shirt and pigtails, 8-year-old Nicole Hester jumped out of her chair and screamed at the nearby men.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Daily News-Record

Menno Simons' Librarian Retires After 51 Years

Lois Bowman , 78, who retired after 51 years as the librarian for the Menno Simons Historical Library at Eastern Mennonite University, poses with her successor, Simone Horst, on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Eastern Mennonite University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Little Libraries, big goal

Whitfield County just received a new library. And better yet, 26 more are on the way to the region.


Related Topix: Whitfield County, GA, Murray County, GA


IPFW librarian seeks funds for library in Kenya

Florence Mugambi has a dream. She wants to see a library built in her small hometown of Ontulili, in rural Kenya.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Kenya, Louisiana State University