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  1. Library services adjusted in preparation for transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... a patron's own computer. Books and other items will be sent at no cost to the user or library. There are 24 member libraries of NC Cardinal including counties adjacent to Alleghany, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin counties. The Northwestern Regional ...

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  2. Marvin Memorial Library Holds Girls And Dolls DayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WMFD-TV Mansfield

    Shelby's Marvin Memorial Library held another children's activity day, "Girls and Dolls Day," where kids could bring their favorite dolls and participate in various activities with them. Activities included decorating cookies, spinning wool into yarnand more.

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  3. World Book Day plans at libraryRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Carnoustie Today

    ... ey prepare to send on our True Crime and Behind the Lens collections, both of which proved popular, to other Angus Libraries.

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  4. GovernmentRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Rice Lake Online

    It looks like body cameras, a Code Red alert system and even a drone may be added to the arsenal of weapons the Barron County Sheriff's Department uses to fight crime. The Law Enforcement Committee Thursday approved the use of $40,000 left over from last year's Sheriff's Department budget to purchase body cameras and a Code Red Alert System.

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  5. Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the list of needed improvements was long and daunting. Most of the libraries were 30 or 40 years old and didn't have study rooms, program areas or even air conditioning. Susie Thom, current president of the ...

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  6. Five Best Audiobook ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    ... pay for a subscription, its selection is out of this world. Read more in its nomination thread here . Over 30,000 libraries use OverDrive to make it easy to check out audiobooks and ebooks right from your smartphone or tablet-all you need is your ...

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  7. Little Havana: Explore Calle Ocho MuralsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    You can explore the murals that mark Calle Ocho. You can start with the mural of the Proyecto Multicultural Las Americas on the wall of the restaurant Esquina de la Fama .

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  8. Verona-Cedar Grove Times archives: February 1985Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... or simply a non-conformist, but not really a thief." Library Director Jim Thomas said it was a problem that all libraries face. A Verona native traveled to Kenya to teach and help build a library. A volunteer with the Peace Corps, Christopher ...

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  9. Library offers reading and braille services at no costRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Talking Book and Braille Center's "Outspoken Library" Services and the Verona Public Library have partnered to bring no-cost services to the library. TBBC's services serve New Jersey residents who cannot read standard print or cannot hold a book or turn the pages due to a physical impairment, a reading disability or vision impairment.

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  10. Bookworms celebrate as first community library opens in PooleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    ... opening every Wednesday morning between 10.15am and 12.30pm. Borrowers do not need to be a member of Poole libraries to borrow a book and there are no fees or charges for the service. While it is only open one morning a week, community centre ...

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  11. Pupils' love of literature shines through in national reading challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... to see that the Reading Agency's brilliant Summer Reading Challenge has really been embraced here. "Bradford's libraries have been the driving force behind kids getting stuck into these books over the summer holidays and we're excited to be ...

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  12. Regulating the Little Free LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Planetizen

    ... never." The article concedes that permitting is necessary in many cases, but questions whether Little Free Libraries could ever be one of them. After all, an urban devil's advocate would be hard-pressed to find someone the libraries actively harm. ...

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  13. Lively Lessons: Theodor GeiselRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Discovery Educator Network

    ... of Dr. Seuss when we think about our young readers. While Cat in the Hat a is often a staple in primary classroom libraries, learners of all ages can be inspired by the work of Dr. Seuss. Let's explore a few ideas that could be used outside of the ...

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  14. South Wales primary school set for new roof after years of leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    ... as councillor fighting 'tooth and nail' to protect facility votes against motions to request council to fund seven libraries To book an advert with WalesOnline call 029 2024 4296, email pedr.roberts@walesonline.co.uk or visit Media Wales website for ...

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  15. 'Grand theft': Hamilton library employs collection agency to recoup $200K in finesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

    The Hamilton Township Free Public Library has hired a collection agency to recoup more than $200,000 in unpaid fines from patrons. (File photo HAMILTON - The next time someone fails to return a book to the Hamilton Township Free Public Library, it could show up on a credit report.

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  16. Library of Birmingham welcomes 100,000th visitor through its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcTamworth

    Organisers said the amazing level of excitement goes beyond early expectations and gives a massive head-start towards the target of three million visitors in the first year. The 100,000th visitor was named as Graham Fletcher, from Bromsgrove, who came to the library to do some research.

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  17. Appeal made to find out the heritage of item given to churchRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

    CRAFTSWOMAN Susanne Pickup is appealing for help unravelling the secrets of a red and white quilt stitched more than 100 years ago in her home village of Bratton. The 70-year-old, of Upper Garston Lane, has been given the task by Bratton Baptist Church, which was presented with the quilt last year.

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  18. Why Did I Become a Librarian?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Filipino Librarian

    Last month, I was asked to write a short essay on my favorite place in Ateneo. I ended up writing not so much about the Ateneo libraries I used to frequent when I was growing up, but how my favorite places influenced my own journey to becoming a librarian .

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  19. Civic, town groups adapt Cidewalk app for outreachRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A mobile advertising app that targets business promotions to hometown smartphones is now giving local organizations such as the town library a boost. Through a partnership with the Westboro Economic Development Committee, the creators of the Cidewalk mobile advertising platform offers local merchants and civic groups free weekly promotions that are broadcast to potential customers in town via tablet and smartphone.

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  20. a Brunettea is golden for young spellerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    It began with 38 young hopefuls vying to become the best speller in Lethbridge at the sixth annual Lethbridge Public Library Spelling Mini Bee on Saturday. In the Theatre Gallery at the Main Branch, they each took their turn at the microphone, spelling words like "green" and "girl," hoping the bell didn't ring to disqualify them.

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