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3 hrs ago | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Are classics being weeded out of Racine School libraries?

It's part of a process that many school districts go through each year. Still, some are concerned that librarians aren't being consulted beforehand.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

8 hrs ago | Ripley and Heanor News

Have you say on mobile libraries

Residents still have three weeks to give their views on the future of Derbyshire County Council's mobile library service in a consultation to help the authority deal with budget cuts.


12 hrs ago |

Little Free Libraries Hope to Always Keep You Stocked With a Beach Read

The Long Beach Public Library , together with the City of Long Beach, has installed four Little Free Libraries on the boardwalk near the Franklin, Grand, Magnolia and Monroe Boulevard ticket booths.


Related Topix: Long Beach, NY, Nassau County, NY

16 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

19 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Marin History Watch: Mill Valley's first public library

On July 22, 1911, when Mill Valley's first public library opened its doors, visitors were greeted by new librarian Lillian Gardner, who was also the first person born in Mill Valley.


Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Private libraries in Oman top 57 mark

Muscat: Oman had 57 private libraries by last year-end, most of them in North Sharqiyah and Al Dakhiliyah, according to data released recently by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.


Related Topix: Oman, Middle East, World News

Swindon Advertiser

Launch of annual children's summer books challenge in Swindon

DOZENS of children visited libraries around the town on Saturday in an effort to keep their minds engaged during the long summer holidays.


Spalding Today

Council leaders bid to save libraries offer

Plans to reform Lincolnshire's library service are in limbo after a High Court ruling to halt the transfer of them into the hands of community groups.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, World News, United Kingdom,

The Leaf-Chronicle

Tennessee offering family Bibles onlineTennessee offering family...

Tennessee offering family Bibles online Early Bibles served as the place where families marked milestones Check out this story on The Tennessee State Public Library has put a database of family Bibles online and available for searching by the public.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Southern Adventist University

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Library changes could have been far worse, says council leader

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council has defended a move to slash library services - saying it could have been far worse.


Courier News

Libraries engage young readers with funLibraries engage young readers ...

Libraries engage young readers with fun Libraries find creative ways to engage young readers Check out this story on Third-grader Calvin Clark of Highland Park sent in a book-review illustration as part of the Super Summer Reader program.


Related Topix: Piscataway, NJ, Games, Board Game, East Brunswick, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Scores of valuable maps still missing 15 years after they were plundered from National Library

Welsh celebrities have had their fair share of dancefloor action and tongue-lashing from the judges, but who is the best of the best from our homegrown toe-tappers? Scores of maps worth hundreds of thousands of pounds are still missing almost 15 years after they were stolen from the National Library of Wales.


Central Kitsap Reporter

Public comment period opens for library site

Residents of Central Kitsap have about a month to make their opinions known about where the new Silverdale Library should be built.


Related Topix: Silverdale, WA, Kitsap County, WA

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking News!!! Celebrate Little Libraries Coming to Kansas City Westside En Espanol

Take a look at Kansas City Westside aka "best-side" getting ahead of the game and adding a unique accent and bilingual flair to the local library trend .


The Victoria Advocate

Library patrons booked into jail for late fees

Return it: Most library materials are loaned for three weeks. Victoria Public Library charges fines of 10 cents per day if materials are returned late.


Related Topix: Prison, Killeen, TX

Marin Independent Journal

Libraries help Marin patrons struggling with 'digital divide'

Diana Lopez speaks to students during a class at the Marin City Library. She works on the Webstar program in which high school age students and others tutor patrons in basic computer skills.


Related Topix: Marin County, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Crossroads libraries pursue criminal action to guard their collections

Most penalties for overdue books cost a nickel or dime a day, but borrowers in the Crossroads who don't pay up could land in jail.


Related Topix: Cuero, TX, Port Lavaca, TX, Refugio, TX

The Miami Herald

Re-envision our public libraries

Miami-Dade commissioners last week heard people from every corner of the county and threw our public libraries a lifeline.


WICU12 Erie

Gannon Builds Literacy with "Little Free Libraries"

Gannon students are sharing their love of reading with Erie kids through the "Little Free Library" project.


Related Topix: Erie, PA, Gannon University, North East, PA

Bellingham Herald

Everett art project could be your type

Until this week, her little fingers had never touched a typewriter. Wednesday afternoon, Greta sat at a typing table - a relic of the past, like the sturdy Remington Office Riter typewriter that had captured her imagination.


Related Topix: Everett, WA, Wine, Drink