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  1. Stonehouse News with Lesley WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... having been in the services is not a requirement. Next meeting Tuesday, April 7. Dave Talbot on 01453 826302. Libraries are not just about books. Have you ever visited our library in Stonehouse? Apart from books they have PCs with internet access, ...

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  2. After 34 Years, Wellfleet Librarian Retires to New Post-Graduate Archive WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... shortly after moving into the new building. McIlroy says the opportunities to share and network with other libraries have been extraordinary. The other big change that occurred during her career was the rise of the internet, which has really ...

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  3. County's libraries keep pace with popular reading trendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... cooperative known as Camellia Net, named for Alabama's official flower, the CERL is one of more than a hundred libraries to offer electronic books and audios available for free download to anyone with a current local library card. CERL submitted its ...

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  4. Sheringham-based knitters and stitchers welcome 2,000th memberRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers' 2000th member Margaret Payne with founder Linda Brown and committee member Kate Davis, who runs a knit and natter group at Sheringham library. Picture: KAREN BETHELL Charity organisation the Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers celebrated signing up their 2,000th member, at an open day held at the North Norfolk Wool Loft, based at Sheringham Community Centre.

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  5. 200,000th digitized book milestone announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Deseret News

    FamilySearch recently announced the publication of the 200,000th digitized historical book online at books.familysearch.org. The books are from a variety of libraries and organizations in the U.S. gathered since the collection's start in 2007.

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  6. Students try their hand at fanfiction after being inspired by the Essex Book AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    Inspired by the Essex Book Awards, Moulsham High School students organised their own writing competition based on the increasingly popular idea of fanfiction. Moulsham's recent winner was Year 7 student May English who based her winning entry on the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling , and second place was awarded to Year 9 student, Maria Najlah, who wrote a story based on the hit Disney movie Frozen.

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  7. Lost Franklin & Grundy CountiesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Reinbeck Courier

    ... rsonal memories, or info on these camps. Linda enjoys speaking about any of her books, or Iowa history to schools, libraries, and organizations. She can be contacted at losttownsofiowa@gmail.com .

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  8. Carolyn Chute: A rebel of the written wordRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... for governor, she's a bit on the shy side and isn't crazy about reading her work in public. But she also loves libraries, and on May 12 she's coming to Kittery as a guest of the town's celebrated Rice Public Library. She's acquiring a lot of aches ...

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  9. Author Ivan Doig: An appreciation - Sun, 03 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... ended any thought of an academic career. But he never lost his zeal for the facts. He and Carol would tour the libraries of Montana, leaving a trail of librarians thrilled to have contributed to an Ivan Doig book. He found pleasure in the most ...

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  10. Gaining a voice - Q and A with Sun Ray Library writer in residence Kao Kalia YangRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Roseville Review

    ... residency, put on by her publisher Coffee House Press, set out with the goal to "shine a light on the potential of libraries and archives to foster creative work," says Jay Peterson, spokesperson for Coffee House Press. "The goal of In The Stacks is ...

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  11. Cornwall writer Bill Braine to speak at libraries Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    Cornwall author Bill Braine will hold a book reading and signing for his new novel, "Bone Hollow" at 6:30 p.m. May 5 at the Cornwall Library.

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  12. Poland Board Talks Town Hall BuildingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... Also, the library is running an art contest for entrants of all ages to show the importance of reading and libraries. Artwork submissions will be accepted through May 15, with winners announced June 1. Entries will be displayed in the library. ...

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  13. Carthage school board OKs budget, 10 percent drop in tax levyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... M. Rohr and Joseph A. Colangelo. There will also be a proposition on the ballot to provide funding for two local libraries: $110,000 for the Village of Carthage Free Library and $70,000 for the Sally Ploof Hunter Memorial Library in Black River. ...

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  14. Fantastico!' Library serves - A Taste of Italy' to hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

    Columbus Day isn't until Oct. 12, but the Italian American community was out in full force six months early when the North Bergen Public Library held their "Taste of Italy" event on April 25. The afternoon was packed with activities, entertainment, education, and food, food, food. Hundreds of attendees showed up from the area to share in the festivities and traditions.

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  15. Orleans Voters Approve Library TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WYLD-FM

    The financial outlook of the New Orleans Public Library system has improved with voter approval of a new 2.5 mill property tax. The tax, which will be collected for 25 years and generate an estimated $8.2 million annually, received the approval of 75% of voters.

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  16. Silsden pensioner calls for more frequent visits by library serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cravenherald.co.uk

    Ailene Wade, who is in her 80s, is dismayed that she only gets a visit from Bradford Council staff once every six weeks. Her visits were reduced last year as part of district-wide library cuts, which also saw the end of mobile libraries visiting Silsden.

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  17. Bluffton hearts & dartsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

    Palmetto Bluff hosted a dedication Monday for the second of its three planned commercial villages, whose construction is slated to begin this summer. Moreland Village should join Wilson Village and the acclaimed Inn at Palmetto Bluff in drawing even more tourists and investment to town.

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  18. Cuts planned for Beaufort County library hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

    ... in September. Kole said McBride will have the opportunity to try to reorganize the system's budget and keep the libraries open longer. "This decision is not cast in concrete," Kole said. "It's simply a notice that with the way the money's going, ...

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  19. Good deals to be found at Friends' book saleRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Messenger

    Used books can be had for cheap at the Friends of the Library Spring Used Book Sale Tuesday through Saturday. "You can't believe the amount of books that we've got," said John Duro, Friends of the Library president.

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  20. Library millage approved overwhelmingly, 75-25 percent; law...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    New Orleans voters today chose overwhelmingly to create a new 25-year, 2.5 mill tax to support the New Orleans Public Library . While the library already is the recipient of a 3.14 mill tax, library officials warned that it wasn't enough to support the system long-term and said without new funds branches would shutter and hours would be cut.

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