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  1. 100: Jalali Hartman is treating autism with robotsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | LongmontFYI

    ... Weadley said, "It was the library's introduction to entrepreneurship at that level, and it was his introduction to libraries, and neither of us were what we expected. I was expecting maybe some short guy with pocket protectors, and he's like this ...


  2. Library recognizes volunteersRead the original story

    42 min ago | The News

    ... from Nova Scotia Health Promotion and Protection, Volunteerism. The books and other items are available at public libraries across Nova Scotia, and cover a variety of topics, ranging from fundraising and youth engagement, to risk management. A ...


  3. Sahana Singh: Critics call Singapore an autocracy. But I never felt more free than when I lived thereRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Between my early life in India and my current life in the United States, I spent 14 years in paradise: Singapore. From clean water and crime-free streets to reliable public transportation and easy access to libraries, the state government anticipates all the basic needs to provide its residents a good quality of life and eliminate the stresses that can impede personal progress.


  4. Helping Launch the NetGain ChallengeRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | My heart's in Accra

    ... them. In 1889, Andrew Carnegie gave money to build a public library in Braddock, Pennsylvania, the first of 1,689 libraries he funded in the US. These were not just spaces that allowed people to feed their minds, but in many towns, the only spaces ...


  5. Innovation Station links youths with latest technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... at school and hope at least 40 percent of the participants will be female. Vailey Oehlke, the county's director of libraries, said Rockwood was chosen in part because of the area's need and support from the regulatory commission. If the project ...


  6. Library wants more teen input on planning programsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... Librarian, at 570-421-0800, ext. 318, or email The program is sponsored by the Associated Libraries of Monroe County. The Clymer Library is looking for volunteers to work at the circulation desk as well as to shelve books. ...


  7. 30 years of making reading funRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... The computer age changed a great deal, but nothing can change the experience of enjoying a good book, she said. "Libraries used to be like a grocery store, where you bought food. Now they're like a kitchen, where you go to cook the food," she said. ...


  8. Library employee recounts spirit sightingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

    Chris Wildbore, an employee at the Colchester-East Hants Public Library in Truro, recounts his experience with the spirit of the late employee, Eleanor Stanfield. Wildbore, who has worked at the Colchester-East Hants Public Library in Truro for five years, had been warned about the ghosts in the building.


  9. Support for library siteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southland Times

    ... ideas for a new library to be viewed by the public. Mentz would provide his report on both Blenheim and Picton libraries at a meeting of council's community and finance committee on April 21. If both schemes are rubber stamped by the full council in ...


  10. Friends of the LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Edgefield Advertiser

    As a member of the library staff, I would like to thank the Friends of the Library for their continued support both morally and financially. Without them, there are projects we could not do.


  11. Marshmallow battle offers lessons in history, science, artRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... hosted the event Friday afternoon at the community center near City Hall. The activity is part of Sno-Isle Libraries' educational outreach efforts to give kids interactive learning opportunities outside of school hours. Children between 9 and 13 ...


  12. School librarians: more than checking out booksRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... or Southborough school librarian. " When I started in 1997, library lessons focused on books and using libraries properly," explained Marion E. Zeh Elementary School Librarian MaryEllen Remillard. "Now library lessons are so varied." All the ...


  13. Wait is over for new novel in The Cherry Cola Book Club seriesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago |

    Just in time for an onslaught of spring nuptials, Mississippi author Ashton Lee's newest novel, the third in The Cherry Cola Book Club series, is ready for readers. "The Wedding Circle," finds Cherico, Mississippi, librarian Maura Beth Mayhew reaping the rewards for her rebellious stand taken to save the library from becoming a thing of the past.


  14. Ground rules for the aspiring surgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    After years of quiet study in the libraries, laboratories, and lecture halls of Harvard Medical School, I finally made the tectonic shift to hospital life in the summer of 2006. The third year of medical school marks a startling departure from the academic fantasia of study groups and pass/fail exams, and I was flooded with anxiety.


  15. Pennington named 'Best Town for Families' by New Jersey Family MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    PENNINGTON - Pennington, a less than one-square-mile borough whose Main Street is full of small-town charm, was named the "Best Town for Families" by New Jersey Family Magazine. That comes as no surprise to those who live there, said borough administrator Eileen Heinzel, who moved to town 20 years ago because it was a great place to raise her family.


  16. Tearing down more wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... blessed with unprecedented historical resources, from the work of Pulitzer Prize winners to online archives, libraries, and astounding multi-media tools, today's students can often not place the Cold War in the right century, never mind explore the ...


  17. Vote for library candidates who careRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    There is an election on April 7 for trustees of the Warren Newport Library District that includes a stark contrast of candidates. For the two six-year terms available, there are three candidates.


  18. Check It OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... exactly what she has been looking for. Sheri Holmes Director of Library/Media Services Ellinwood School/Community Libraries encourages readers to interact with one another. We will not edit your comments, but we reserve the ...


  19. Feedback: Letters to LJ, March 15, 2015 IssueRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Library Journal

    "I really liked the idea of [libraries as] 'something we own collectively,' as opposed to the whole, 'Hey, it's free,' thing, since it's not reallya " Rebecca T. Miller's " Worth the Price: Reflecting on the Problem of 'Free ' " was a thoughtful and helpful way to look at the issue a little differently. I really liked the idea of [libraries as] "something we own collectively," as opposed to the whole, "Hey, it's free," thing, since it's not really .


  20. pyst2 0.4.2Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Python

    Pyst2 consists of a set of interfaces and libraries to allow programming of Asterisk from python. The library currently supports AGI, AMI, and the parsing of Asterisk configuration files.