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  1. Events for Wednesday, April 23rd 2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    Title: Marsh Madness: Wonders of Wetlands Exhibit. Location: RMSC Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd., Naples.


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    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    The library has been closed for about a month after freezing temperatures caused a fire sprinkler line in the attic to expand and break, flooding the library.


  3. Neighborhoods get their share of Faulconer's 2014-15 spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... police on the beat, improved emergency response times when you call 911, more hours and afterschool programs at libraries, and funding to bring City Hall into the digital age," Faulconer said. "Simply put, this nearly $3 billion budget returns City ...


  4. Common School Fund helps ensure books are on school library shelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... make sure that happens. The fund this year is about $30 million dollars. That money is distributed among school libraries across the state to help them buy books and technology. "I would say 80% goes toward books and the other 20% would go toward ...


  5. Friends of the Palo Alto LibraryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pacific Sun

    Won't you consider contributing a few hours a week to help keep our five Palo Alto libraries up-to-date and thriving? Friends of the Palo Alto Library's monthly sales of donated books and media raise much-needed funds to purchase new books, furniture, technology, and special programs.


  6. Guest column: It's time to stop making cuts and to invest in our librariesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... individuals and the community. In a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 95 percent of Americans said public libraries play an important role in their communities. During the recent economic downturn, Jacksonville residents - suddenly unemployed ...


  7. New Bill Proposed in State Senate Would Subject Queens Public Library to Greater OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NY1

    ... e reportedly brought in a salary of nearly $400,000 per year for his job as executive director of Queens Public Libraries. However, a vote to suspend Galante by the library board of trustees resulted in a tie, allowing him to keep his job and salary.


  8. St. Paul's Hill library named 'greatest historical treasure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    The James J. Hill library in St. Paul was named Monday the “greatest historical treasure” among the nation's libraries.


  9. Baker & Taylor Rolls Out Axis 360 UpgradesRead the original story

    Monday | Computers in Libraries

    ... collection via the Magic Wall, the online showcase for a library's collection; design flexibility that allows libraries to create and manage Magic Wall presentations; enhanced browse-by-subject options that now have less text; and a streamlined ...


  10. Random House Ebooks Now Available From EBSCORead the original story

    Monday | Computers in Libraries

    ... se titles join about 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks available to library patrons for downloading to mobile devices. Libraries can acquire these ebooks without paying markups or fees, which facilitates cost-effective collection development.


  11. The Magic of Creativity sculptureRead the original story

    Monday |

    As the Pearl Street Library in Enfield, Connecticut prepares for the commemorative celebration of its 100th Anniversary, THE MAGIC of CREATIVITY sculpture, exhibited at the library, is also being restored.


  12. Social project turned eyesore: Medellin's Biblioteca de EspanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Inside Colombia

    ... significant progress. The Bilioteca de EspaA a, so named because of funding from the Spanish government, contains libraries for all ages, as well as a computer suite with free internet access and a day care center for users with kids. This new ...


  13. Red Bank: Library Trustees Quit En MasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Red Bank Green

    ... of their plan to restructure the institution's finances and bring staffing in line with that at similar-sized libraries elsewhere, they said. At last week's council meeting, Sickels said the borough had issued the layoff notices after accepting "at ...


  14. Why Norway is the best place in the world to be a writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New Statesman

    ... as a new Norwegian book passes quality control, Arts Council Norway purchases 1,000 copies of it to distribute to libraries - or 1,550 copies if it's a children's book. (This comes on top of the libraries' acquisition budgets.) The purchasing ...


  15. Good, clean fun? 'Captain Underpants' tops list of books criticized by parents, educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    ... parents, educators and other members of the general public who worry about what books are stocked at their local libraries, the works fall into the same category - they're just too offensive and should be restricted or removed from the shelves. The ...


  16. Go behind the scenes with Dan Cohen to learn more about the...Read the original story

    Monday | OCLC Research

    ... is a statement of commitment to each other-that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration.


  17. Job fair brings businesses, applicants togetherRead the original story

    Monday | Observer & Eccentric

    Looking for a job? The South Lyon Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a job fair 1-3 p.m. Friday, May 2 at the Lyon Township Public Library.


  18. High Plains Library District founders proceed toward board evictionRead the original story

    Monday | LongmontFYI

    ... to his relationship to library trustee Karen Rademacher. The 29-year-old district is a combination of "district libraries" run directly by High Plains and "member libraries" that have their own library boards and operating rules. That became a ...


  19. Schools news round up (Including the writing is literally on the wall ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | Hemel Online

    Above: Authors Dave Cousins and Sara Grant with their books and Hemel Hempstead School pupils.


  20. Morning Update for Sunday, April 12Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Union-Recorder

    ... winds 5 to 10 mph. Today is Palm Sunday. It's also the start of National Library Week. Celebrate and support local libraries all week and all year round. Congressman Paul Broun will host a town hall at Allen's Market, 104 E. McIntosh St. The event ...