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3 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Children entertained by ventriloquist at library reading party

Children attending the library's end of summer reading program found a reprieve from the heat Friday inside the community center as they laughed at ventriloquist Ian Varella.


8 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Selling books to benefit libraries

Friends of Jacksonville Public Library is holding a Book Warehouse Sale, with the proceeds going toward buying new books and other materials at the libraries.


8 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Detroit library millage: what's at stake?

A Detroit without a library is difficult to imagine. Tuesday will be a critical vote for the library and for the people who use it.


12 hrs ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Local History Book "Rutherford Ramblings" In School Libraries

Rutherford County's Historian Greg Tucker retired from practicing international litigation in Washington and returned to his family's home county to raise beef cattle, soy beans, enjoy his grandchildren as well as search for truth in folk tales.


Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN, Murfreesboro, TN, Smyrna, TN

13 hrs ago |

New library director named

Greta Southard, director of the Boone County Public Library in Burlington, Kentucky, will take over the post of Jeff Krull, who is retiring after serving 28 years as ACPL director.


Related Topix: Burlington, KY

13 hrs ago | Redford Observer

Colorful banners welcome library visitors

A memorial fund at the library in honor of the late Doris Snudden was used to purchase three colorful banners.


Related Topix: Redford, MI

15 hrs ago |

5 things of interest to area readers - Friday, August 1

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Allen County, IN, Family, Kids, Weather

19 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Little Free Library set up in Wooster

WOOSTER, Ohio -- Neighbors on Burbank Road may notice a tiny little house in front of Dan and Keri Shuman's home; it's the first Little Free Library in Wayne County.


Related Topix: Wooster, OH, Wayne County, OH

23 hrs ago | ITV

Siegfried Sassoon's war diaries published online

The diaries of war poet Siegfried Sassoon have been published online almost 100 years since Britain declared war on Germany.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

Thu Jul 31, 2014

University Business

New Home Base for Tech Help

Until the summer of 2013, the primary sources of technology support services at Fairfield University in Connecticut were the reference librarians and circulation staff at the DiMenna-Nyselius Library-not the technology help desk.


Related Topix: Fairfield University, Printers

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Little libraries popping up around town

Little free libraries are small cabinets full of free books. You can leave one or take one.


Related Topix: Essex Junction, VT

'We've got a lot of interesting stuff:' Friends of the Bay County Libraries kick off Used Book Sale

Bay City resident Connie Homestead says she didn't tell her family she was coming to the 40th annual Friends of the Bay County Libraries' Used Book Sale this year.


Related Topix: Bay County, MI, Bay City, MI, Pinconning, MI, Saginaw County, MI

Weekly Packet

Stonington library receives weatherization grant

The Stonington Public Library has received notification of a $12,000 grant from the Davis Family Foundation.


WLNE-TV Providence

East Providence man pleads guilty to touching himself in library

Michael Dourado was charged with indecent exposure after a 9-year-old girl and a librarian witnessed him touching himself in the library.


Related Topix: East Providence, RI, Providence, RI

It's party time at Oshawa Public Libraries

To mark 150 years of library service in the city, Oshawa Public Libraries is holding a street party and the entire community is invited.


Related Topix: Canada,

Primary election: Why must 21st-century library buildings get bigger?

The Georgetown Township Library offers public Wi-Fi access, but if you're looking for an outlet to plug in your tablet, good luck.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Jenison, MI, Hudsonville, MI

Falmouth Packet

All mobile libraries and mobile one stop shops in Cornwall face the axe

Government cuts have been blamed as Cornwall Council looks set to slash the mobile library service, leaving just one van serving the whole of the county.


Courier News

$2.6 million addition coming to South Plainfield library$2.6 million...

The addition will double the size of the existing library. The groundbreaking for the new $2.6 million, 6,300-square-foot addition to the South Plainfield Public Library Wednesday evening seemed more like a celebration.


Related Topix: South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Canberra City News

Desperate ACT libraries offer themselves as a place to do your tax

Libraries ACT is making tax time easier by providing access to the Australian Taxation Office e-tax 2014 program at each of their branches.


The City Wire

Fayetteville, Fort Smith libraries push plans for - maker spaces'

It was just more than a month ago that Fort Smith business and civic leaders said a concept similar to North Little Rock's Arkansas Innovation Hub was needed in the area and now the Fayetteville and Fort Smith public libraries have plans to introduce one aspect of the AIH concept.


Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, North Little Rock, AR, Fayetteville, AR