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  1. AppreciationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Walt at Random

    ... that quite a few essays and books over the past two or three years have been more important, especially for libraries. None of the (self-published) books reached even 10% as many people. That's a shame And for those interested in OA, I've done a lot ...


  2. Why can't local politicians work together?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Lincolnite

    ... a solution was found that delivered savings in the order of A 1.7 million a year, potentially kept all current libraries open, and opened seven new ones with the likelihood of longer opening hours and wider community use also being incorporated, it ...


  3. Last chance for public libraries*Read the original story

    Yesterday | Walt at Random

    I believe they have a bright future and that there will be more public libraries in, say, 2020 in the U.S. than there are now, or at least no more than 2% fewer.


  4. Library Turns SilverRead the original story

    Yesterday | Isle News

    Jersey Library service is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Halkett Place building next month with a range of one-off activities including a reading "selfie" competition and a look back at the 1980s.


  5. Mob Museum Officials To Make Special Presentation To City CouncilRead the original story

    Yesterday | City of Las Vegas

    ... In addition, Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow is scheduled to recognize National Library Week, and the impact that libraries have in the city of Las Vegas. Mayor Pro Tem Stavros S. Anthony is scheduled to recognize two children who have written and ...


  6. New report: a Bone,a a Captain Underpantsa among most challenged books for banningRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    In 2013, Jeff Smith's fantasy/adventure graphic-novel epic "Bone" was among the works that received the most complaints and requests for restricting or de-shelving, according to the American Library Association's annual "State of the Libraries" report published Sunday.


  7. Discover the Benefits of eBook PartnershipsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Library Journal

    ... you'll learn the ins and outs and the advantages of working with multiple vendors in order to maximize your libraries content needs. You'll hear from EBSCO and YBP top executives discussing business model advancements, DDA workflow solutions, EDS ...


  8. State Librarian Discusses Changing Role of Libraries at UMA ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | State of Maine

    Augusta- Technology changes and evolving community needs are rapidly reshaping the role of public libraries in society today and the trend will likely continue well into the future.


  9. Author to speak on graphic designer Philip Grushkin's workRead the original story

    Yesterday | Columbia Spectator

    ... Archive." Shaw will be speaking in Butler 523 on Wednesday about Grushkin's work, part of the Columbia University Libraries' Book History Colloquium. The event is the first highlighting Grushkin since the Rare Book & Manuscript Library acquired a ...


  10. Library director attends final board meetingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Spring Valley Tribune

    By Gretchen Mensink Lovejoy Spring Valley Public Library director Dianne Sikkink welcomed the library's board of trustees last Thursday, April 10, to the final meeting she attended as the library director since she will retire on April 30. There was plenty of business to cover on the agenda, with business authorization transfers to be made, ... (more)


  11. Libraries are a place to 'learn about anything'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... classes. National Library Week, sponsored by the American Library Association, began in 1958 and has celebrated libraries across the country each April. For Lisa Wise, a Newark Valley resident and director of the library, National Library Week is ...


  12. Ex-Detroit library official pleads guilty in $1.4M bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Detroit News

    Timothy Cromer, 47, of West Bloomfield Township was the library's chief administrative and technology officer from 2006 to 2013 until he was fired from the $145,323 a year job.


  13. Wapner Joins ALA, Chadwick to Advise on Small Libs, and moreRead the original story

    Monday | Library Journal

    ... Presidio Branch. was named City Librarian, Santa Monica Public Library System, CA. She was previously Director of Libraries for the City of Somerville, MA. was appointed Advisor for Small Libraries for the Massachusetts Library System. She was ...


  14. Potty humor under fireRead the original story

    Monday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... 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 ...


  15. Lives Change @ Your LibraryRead the original story

    Monday |

    ... Library Workers Day, and April 16th is National Bookmobile Day. One of my favorite books that show just how much libraries change lives is Aunt Chip and the Great Triple Creek Dam Affair by Patricia Polacco. It's a story about Aunt Chip, the Triple ...


  16. 'Armenia and Karabakh' named finalist for Book of the Year AwardRead the original story

    Sunday | Groong

    'Armenia and Karabakh' named finalist for Book of the Year Award 13:05 12.04.2014 'Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Travel Guide' is one of the best independently published books of the year, according to an announcement by Foreword Reviews, a magazine dedicated to the independent book publishing industry.


  17. 'Captain Underpants' doesn't sit well with someRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    But among some 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.


  18. Westland library hosts World Book Night eventRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Observer & Eccentric

    The William P. Faust Public Library is joining more than 6,000 libraries and book stores around the country in spreading the love of reading, person to person, on Wednesday, April 23. The library is participating in World Book Night U.S. when more than a half million books will be given away A free book? That's right.


  19. at Your Library:Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | SeacoastOnline

    The film "Monuments Men," starring George Clooney as the leader of a team of American military operatives trying to recover stolen art in Italy during World War II, has sparked interest in the massive looting of Europe's artistic heritage by the Nazi regime.


  20. New journal on urbanism & an Aga Khan AKPIA symposium, 4/11-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    The MIT Libraries, through the Aga Khan Documentation Center , now receives Portal 9 , a journal of stories and critical writing about urbanism and the city.