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  1. New Friends group forming for Sugar Grove's libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... are so many types of projects the Friends could be involved in,” Halikias said. “A passion for libraries and advocacy for the community are the top traits we like to see in Friends.” “It's open to anyone who wants to be a ...

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  2. Algonquin man uses 3-D printing skills to make repair at food pantry greenhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Northwest Herald

    Photo provided Algonquin library's Digital Literacy Librarian Kenny Duray, Jack Henderson Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer and Laurie Selpien, Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer discuss a vine clamp Henderson printed on a 3-D printer. Photo provided Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer Jack Henderson speaks with Algonquin library's Digital Literacy Librarian Kenny Duray after Henderson printed a vine clamp on a 3-D printer.

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  3. a Sesame Street,a Radiohead and wax cylinders enter Library of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    As announced early Wednesday, the annual list of sound recordings selected by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its National Recording Registry reads like the world's most eclectic mix tape. Just like its cousin, the National Film Registry, whose most recent additions ranged from obscure early silent films to "The Big Lebowski," the 25 sound recordings just added to the registry run the gamut, from a turn-of-the-20th-century collection of over 600 wax cylinders featuring homemade recordings to the Doors' 1967 debut to Radiohead's 1997 masterpiece "OK Computer."

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  4. A Darkly Comic Plague on All Our Houses By Wendy SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Daily Beast

    Jill Ciment's satirical but ultimately humane new novel conjures a supermold plague that ruins the lives of thousands of Brooklynites in this tragicomedy of errors. The weather is certainly biblical in Jill Ciment's funny, scary new novel, Act of God : three-and-a-half weeks of 100-plus-degree temperatures followed by 48 inches of rain in five days.

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  5. a Joan Baez, The Doors, Steve Martin join National Recording RegistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | CBS News

    Joan Baez's first solo album, from 1960; "The Doors," the debut album by the San Francisco psychedelic rock group fronted by Jim Morrison; and Steve Martin's "A Wild and Crazy Guy" - three works marked for preservation as part of the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. Music by Joan Baez, Sly and the Family Stone, The Doors, Radiohead and Lauryn Hill, comedy by Steve Martin, and children's songs brought to you by the characters of "Sesame Street" are the latest audio recordings marked for preservation by the Library of Congress.

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  6. GALLERY: Awards for fledgling authors at inaugural Writers' DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Ely Standard

    Mrs Westwell opened the event and talked about her novel J ohn, Dementia and Me , Ms Humphrey shared her experience of being inspired to write quickly and at length and Mrs McGuire spoke about the trials and tribulations of writing a novel. Other speakers included experienced writer, Mary Nichols, who gave practical guidance on writing and presenting a novel, librarian Brenda Mead speaking about what readers like and what your library can offer and Elaine Ewart talking about the Fenland Poet Laureate Awards and Fen Speak.

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  7. Indigo Bridge Books events calendar for Banned Books Week 2010Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... will be Christy Hargesheimer (board member for Amnesty International Nebraska) Pat Leach (director of Lincoln City Libraries) and Amy Miller (Legal Director for Nebraska ACLU). A question and answer session will follow. Thursday, September 30, 6:00 ...

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  8. Cybershaming: - Only Creepy People Check Past the Second Page'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Weekly

    Now also living in New York, he's gradually infiltrated have been made into acclaimed movies. Back in Britain, he's the rare newsman who's successfully bridged into new media, including Twitter, which makes both timely and disturbing.

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  9. NEH grants ALA $350,000 for book clubs for at-risk youthRead the original story

    Tuesday | American Library Association

    ... advisors will consult on material selection, assist with development of programming guides and best practices for libraries and provide training for grantees. First offered as a pilot in 2006, ALA's Great Stories Club has reached 670 libraries in 49 ...

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  10. ACRL 2015: Portland, Oregon, center stage for discussion on the value ...Read the original story

    Tuesday | American Library Association

    Campus libraries today are vibrant and exciting places, in large part due to the contributions of tech-savvy academic and research librarians. With the volume of information available on the Web expanding exponentially, university and college students, faculty and staff are relying more on academic libraries and librarians to guide them toward accurate and reliable information, as well as use that information to further their own learning and academic success.

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  11. Libraries Receive $750,000 From Mellon FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwestern University

    Northwestern University Libraries , in partnership with Indiana University , has received a $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support continued development of the Avalon Media System. Avalon is a software product that helps libraries manage, deliver and improve access to large collections of digitized audio and video used for research and teaching.

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  12. What's Happening at the LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Pacifica Tribune

    ... Test: Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. to 3p.m. Review: Wednesday, April 22, at 6:30 to7:30 p.m. Storytimes at the Libraries: Family Storytime-Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Preschool Storytime-Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. (second Thursday of the month will be ...

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  13. Nostalgic memories lead to donations to EMCLRead the original story

    Tuesday | Brush News-Tribune

    Ella Osmun stands behind Zelda's Bench in front of the East Morgan County Library, which is draped with an afghan made and donated to the library by Osmun's sister Kay Copple. The bench and afghan are a tribute to former Brush library director Zelda Bates.

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  14. School Bell: Antioch High's Eboni Agee is chamber's Youth of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Inside Bay Area

    The senior was one of five Antioch students vying for the city's big award. Nominees included Alexander Feliz, Dozier-Libbey High; Alana Trotter, Marsh Elementary; Crystal Wen, Dozier-Libbey; Claryssa Wilson, Orchard Park; and Nubia Wilson, Carondelet High.

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  15. Coding for Efficiencies in Cataloging and Metadata: an ALCTS preconference in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | American Library Association

    ... Seminary Library; Heidi Frank, electronic resources and special formats cataloging librarian, New York University Libraries, Knowledge Access & Resources Management Services. For questions, contact Julie Reese in the ALCTS Office at jreese@ala.org ...

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  16. Ann Burlingame, deputy director of Wake County Public Libraries, receives 2015 Sullivan AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | American Library Association

    The American Library Association is pleased to announce the 2015 Peggy Sullivan Award for Public Library Administrators Supporting Services to Children has been awarded to Ann Burlingame, deputy director of Wake County Public Libraries, which is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Sullivan Award is presented annually to an individual in a library administrator role who has shown exceptional understanding and support of public library service to children.

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  17. Sherborn Library Holds Weekly Mah Jongg GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    Everyone is welcome to this weekly Mah Jongg game at the Library. Beginners will be helped along by more experienced plays who are happy to teach. Please contact Donna Bryant, Public Services Librarian, at referencelibrarian@comcast.net or by phone at 508.653.0770 to register or with questions.

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  18. Keller, Haslet, Roanoke, Trophy Club and Westlake community calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Angelia Ford, and Howard Halbert. Contact 817-743-4000 or publicarts@cityofkeller.com. March 26 - North Texas Libraries on the Go, eReader Class, 10:30-11:30 a.m. on March 12, 2-3 p.m. on March 26, free, Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd. Keller ...

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  19. Loveland library will preserve flood storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... library in mind. And, yes ... we still have tens of thousands of books plus another 30 million through our partner libraries that you can check out and read in front of the fire on those cold winter nights. SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man ...

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  20. Thomas V. Girardi & Howard B. Miller to Be Honored Special Performance by Burt BacharachRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PR Log

    ... services to the self-represented. Our support has also assisted with the expansion of partnerships with public libraries and support for pro bono week activities including the public legal services fair. About the Los Angeles County Law Library LA ...

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