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  1. Chicago libraries announce holiday hoursRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | KSL-TV

    Book lovers in the nation's third largest city will have fewer hours to pick up good reads at Chicago Public Library branches this week. All but one branch on Chicago's West Side will be open on Christmas Eve until 3 p.m. Every location is closed on Christmas Day.

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  2. Fundraising Drive to Help Support Programming Workshops for Children...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | PRWeb

    New efforts are underway to raise money to help fund Programming workshops at several Bay Area libraries. And, if the founders have their way, one should start hearing more about their efforts at other libraries across the country as well, as there is interest from libraries in Michigan, Wyoming, and Indiana just to name a few.

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  3. Onchan Library celebrates 70th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Iom Online

    Onchan Library's traditional peace and quiet was broken in lively style by jazz musicians who went back to the 1940s to celebrate its 70th anniversary. As part of two weeks of celebrations, the Manx Jazz Quartet and Onchan Ladies Choir held free performances to packed houses in the library.

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  4. Where there's a Web, there's a wayRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | OCLC Research

    Join us for a one-hour webinar to learn how you can simplify daily activities for your librarians. Hear how OCLC's cloud-based library management system (WorldShareA Management Services) will allow you to:

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  5. Sobat up to batRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | St. Albert Gazette

    Come the end of December you'll hear all kinds of people talking about 'out with the old and in with the new.' That mantra doesn't displease Gail Sidonie Sobat.

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  6. Concert series presents 'From Jazz to Soul' in Greenwood LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Times Herald-Record

    ... the country, with appearances at concert halls, theaters, clubs, resorts, museums, premier wedding venues and libraries. She performs regularly with her band, The Bad Cats; as a lead vocalist for The Kazz Music Orchestra; as a cast member of the ...

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  7. Catherine Norton, 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Cape Cod Times

    ... also a founding member and served as chairman of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, a worldwide collaboration of libraries and museums making biodiversity literature freely available. In 2011, Cathy retired as MBLWHOI library director and was named ...

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  8. What's open, closed this Christmas weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Post-Standard

    Libraries: Onondaga County's Central Library and all city branches are closed Thursday. They also will close early on Wednesday.

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  9. Free craft programs set at area librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Tribune

    Jackson County Public Library will offer a free children's craft program for all ages at 3:30a p.m. Jan. 7 at the Crothersville Library and a free craft program for ages 5 to 11 at 3:30a p.m. Jan. 8 at the Medora Library. This story appears in the print edition of The Tribune.

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  10. Hazleton professor creates online presence for immigrants' voicesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Penn State

    ... Pennsylvania" were circulated in the Hazleton community, the Hazleton Area Public Library, and the University Libraries. "There are community divides-divides between Penn State and the community and divides within Hazleton itself, mainly between ...

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  11. Frosty, Santa make trek to Massena Elks Lodge for breakfast eventRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Watertown Daily Times

    Following in the snow tracks of last year's Breakfast with the Grinch fundraising event, the Massena Public Library welcomed Frosty the Snowman and Santa Claus to town this past weekend. The Massena Elks Lodge hosted the Breakfast and Fun with Frosty event, featuring food, photos, and carnival games.

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  12. Computer tablets donated to National LibraryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Stabroek News

    The Gillian Thompson Collection in the National Library was yesterday boosted with a donation of 16 computer tablets with some 500 books loaded on each one. Chief Executive Officer of Southern Systems Karl Moore handed over the 16 computer tablets to the Young Adult Section of the library during a simple ceremony.

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  13. The gift of literacyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Nor'Wester

    Sherry Clarke with one of the children that she took shopping all thanks to their sponsors and the fundraising she does. Maladi, Rhode, Judy Hamilton and Sherry Clarke on the way for the opening of grand opening of Benjamin's Library.

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  14. Campaign helps Mass Literacy promote readingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Boston Herald

    "The hope is it might inspire kids to look for more books, or go to the library and talk to a librarian or a teacher about books," said hunt creator Laurie Collins, a children's librarian at the Ipswich Public Library. Her scavenger hunt took clues from children's literature, like "Charlotte's Web," and led kids away from the rides and games to agricultural set-ups.

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  15. DIY audio Spectrum AnalysersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | EETimes

    ... audio shield from pjrc.com. You only need one processor which is Arduino compatible so you can use the Neopixel libraries . Actually, you can't use any-old-NeoPixel library -- the ones from AdaFruit, for example, use low-level assembly code to get ...

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  16. U of I gets grant to catalog rare Italian booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Daily Gazette

    The university said Monday that its Rare Book & Manuscript Library will use the nearly $500,000 grant to catalog a collection of more than 20,000 Italian imprints from the 16th through 19th centuries. The library bought the collection in 1921 from the family of a count who was considered an authority on the local history of northern Italy.

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  17. How to transform a summer reading program into a summer learning program with STEMRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | American Library Association

    ... and parents attempting to stop the knowledge loss that occurs when schools are out of session. In the past, libraries have focused on summer reading programs to help students with this problem. Elizabeth McChesney and her staff at the Chicago Public ...

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  18. Christmas closings in Hillsborough CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... cart recycling collection Thursday. The Temple Terrace Public Library will close at 5 p.m. today. All other county libraries will close at 6 p.m. The following regional parks will be open until 3 p.m.: Alderman's Ford, Edward Medard, Lettuce Lake, ...

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  19. Your search history's got nothing on thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Engadget

    In addition to dealing with symmetrical book stacking and full-torso apparitions in basements, New York's librarians have had to field some pretty crazy questions in their day. Case in point: "What percentage of all bathtubs in the world are in the US?" As Gothamist tells it , the book-lender recently found a box full of reference questions ranging in origin from the 1940s to the 1980s, and has started posting pictures of them to its Instagram account .

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  20. Orange to deliver Call-to-Action address at 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunrise CelebrationRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | PressReleasePoint

    ... rights was an important element in the founding of SRRT and remains an urgent concern today. SRRT believes that libraries and librarians must recognize and help solve social problems and inequities in order to carry out their mandate to work for the ...

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