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  1. Shakespeare folio discovered in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Daily Star

    William Shakespeare's first folio, comedies, Histoires et Tragedies, published according to the original copies. The photo is taken from the Guardian website.

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  2. Florida State student paralyzed in library shootingRead the original story

    31 min ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  3. Namedropper, Nov. 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Times-Tribune

    The Century Club of Scranton donates proceeds from its fashion show to the Christmas Holiday Bureau. From left: Pierre Mancuso, Dottie Bosley, Ellen Stevens, Carol Vachino and Patti and Bill Thomas.

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  4. The Library is Not for StudyingRead the original story

    38 min ago | Librarian and Information Science News

    Over the years there have been lots of calls to make libraries into something other than libraries. That's especially true of public libraries, but even librarians in academic libraries sometimes want to change things up, to turn libraries from a silent haven for research into community centers or places to play video games.

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  5. MomentumMOM is MovedRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... lover. We have floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and our books are treated with care. To suggest that bookstores and libraries are obsolete would make me argue loudly. People always need a good read. "Unthinkable!" I would say. Wonder of wonders, my ...

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  6. Boonton Township Board addresses issue of drivers passing school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    John Murray, Rockaway Valley School business administrator/board secretary, reported to the Boonton Township Board of Education at its Wednesday, Nov. 19, meeting that cars continue to pass stopped school buses, with flashing red lights, even though it is against the law. Murray emphasized the danger of this and is asking for the help of the people.

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  7. Donate Books/Help Pa LibrariesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Pacific Sun

    At our monthly book sales, Friends of the Palo Alto Library finds new readers/users for your used items and contributes all proceeds to purchase new materials, technology, and furniture for the Palo Alto libraries. Materials We Accept: Fiction and nonfiction books ; Textbooks and computer books, Movies ; Audiobooks ; Music ; Games ; other .

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  8. Storm puts chill on nonprofit fundraising eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Winter Storm Knife has diverted attention and resources away from the ongoing needs of some of the region's busiest charities, many of whom are now struggling to catch up. Several nonprofit fundraising events were canceled or rescheduled last week during the snow storms, pushing the income from those events into the 2015 calendar year.

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  9. Shakespeare folio discovered in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    First folios of Shakespeare's plays are among the world's rarest books, intensely scrutinized by scholars for what their sometimes-minute variations – each copy is different – reveal about the playwright's intentions. Now a previously unknown folio has surfaced at a small library in northern France, bringing the world's known total of surviving first folios to 233.

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  10. Long-time El Paso Public Library Bookmobile driver retires at time of growthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... reading materials to areas of the city like the Northeast and the far East Side where access to brick and mortar libraries is limited. Wednesday, the 69-year-old will drive his final route and pass the torch to Norma Orozco, who has been working for ...

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  11. Rosa Parksa archive heads to Library of CongressRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    A " Hundreds of items from civil rights icon Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a New York warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years.

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  12. Elizabeth Walker, 66, Curtis librarianRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Elizabeth S. Walker, 66, formerly of Philadelphia, a contralto with a resounding voice who was a longtime presence in the city's music community, died Thursday, Oct. 30, of cancer at a hospice in Pittsburgh. Known as "Betsy," Ms.

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  13. Holiday tea at Tyler Public Library on Dec. 6Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Tyler Public Library is celebrating past and present American Girls with its annual American Girl Holiday Tea on Dec. 6. The Holiday Tea will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the library's Taylor Auditorium, 201 S. College St. Girls under the age of 12, with an adult grown-up, are invited to share tea and holiday goodies with their favorite American Girl heroines, according to a news release from the city. This theme is "Christmas Around the World."

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  14. Libraries to close for ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    All branches of the Johnson County Public Library, Greenwood Public Library and Wright-Hageman Public Library will be closed for Thanksgiving. This story appears in the print edition of Daily Journal.

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  15. Rare, first Shakespeare edition found in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    LILLE: A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of an ancient port town in northern France. One of the world's most valuable and coveted books, the First Folio was uncovered when librarian Remy Cordonnier dusted off a copy of Shakespeare's works dating to the 18th century for an exhibition on English literature in the town of Saint-Omer near Calais.

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  16. Rare first William Shakespeare edition found in ancient French port town libraryRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Remy Cordonnier, librarian in the northern town of Saint-Omer, near Calais carefully shows an example of a valuable Shakespeare "First Folio", a collection of some of his plays, dating from 1623. Around 230 copies of the First Folio are known to exist in collections or in private hands around the world.

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  17. Ferguson Public Library: calm in the center of the storm, place for communal peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UPI

    ... of books and money. On the role the library has played during this time, Bonner said: "We haven't done things that libraries don't do everyday. That starts with being a safe space where you can go to stop, breathe, learn about things." He also said ...

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  18. Librarian stumbles across centuries-old Shakespeare First FolioRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Paris: A Shakespeare First Folio has been discovered in a library in a small French town where it lay undiscovered for two centuries. It is only the second known copy in France of a publication recognised as one of the most valuable books in the English language and which can sell for millions on the rare occasions a copy is put up for auction.

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  19. New library coming to Stonebridge neighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... schools and seniors residences and will benefit many young families in the area," said Zenon Zuzak, director of libraries at Saskatoon Public Library. "When Meridian Development Corporation approached the library board in 2013 with an invitation to ...

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  20. KCLS board selects new library directorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    ... will be KCLS' new director starting January 26, 2015. "The Library System is an essential community asset, with 48 libraries, online and mobile outreach to 1.3 million area residents," said Interim Director Julie Acteson in a press release. "Leading ...

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