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  1. Appalachian Power charges up with readingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Southwest Times

    ... s." Since Appalachian Power started "Read to Me" Day in 2001, the company has donated nearly 5,000 books to school libraries and read aloud to nearly 200,00 students.

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  2. Children's ornament decorating program set Dec. 5 in BraseltonRead the original story

    Tuesday | MainStreetNews.com

    The Braselton Library will hold a Children's Ornament Decorating Program on Friday, Dec. 5, at 11:30 a.m. in the Braselton Municipal Building. Thanks to Higher Grounds Coffee House and Friends of the Braselton-West Jackson Library, there is no charge to attend this event in which children will decorate Christmas ornaments from The House of Clay.

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  3. Top Technologies Webinar - Dec. 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LITA Blog

    Don't miss the Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know Webinar with Presenters: Brigitte Bell, Steven Bowers, Terry Cottrell, Elliot Polak and Ken Varnum We're all awash in technological innovation. It can be a challenge to know what new tools are likely to have staying power - and what that might mean for libraries.

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  4. Thanksgiving week: Here is what's open, and closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Post-Standard

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

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  5. Kingstree native retires after 30 years of service in NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The News

    Master Chief Aviation Maintenance Administration Martin S. Snowden, a native of Kingstree, enlisted in the Navy at the late age of 21 from Military Entrance Processing Station , Recruiting District of Atlanta, Georgia on March 23, 1984. Upon completion of basic training in Orlando, Florida, he attended the Aviation Training Detachment in Orlando, Florida.

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  6. Museum Mornings tap creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Herald Independent

    The children of Fairfield County are getting a seven decade head start on the famous folk artist because of a partnership between the Fairfield County Library and the Columbia Museum of Art. "What we've done is partnered with the museum," said Chrishonda Gaither, librarian for Fairfield County Library.

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  7. Rare copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio found in French libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Raw Story

    A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of a small town in northern France, a librarian said Tuesday. One of the most valuable and coveted books in the world, the First Folio was uncovered when librarian Remy Cordonnier dusted off a book of Shakespeare's works dating to the 18th century for an exhibition on English literature in the town of Saint-Omer near Calais. 1 comment

  8. Book Week Scotland visit by local MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Donside Today

    ... reading that takes place every November. During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. Sir Robert also visited Alford Library to see ...

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  9. Federal library struggling with backlog, key records poorly filed, auditor-general findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Toronto Star

    The federal archival agency spent $15.4 million on a digital record system it never used, and shut it down shortly after it was tested, approved, and operational. That finding is one of numerous concerns uncovered by auditors examining Library and Archives Canada's ability to keep up with its archival mandate in an increasingly digital world.

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  10. Investors Love A Credible Entrepreneur Market SizingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... of data available online is already much larger than the entire Library of Congress, and much more current. Modern libraries are still worth a visit. Universities and large municipalities still maintain subscriptions to the latest market-research ...

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  11. Library Director making the move to MontaukRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Shelter Island Reporter

    BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Library Director Denise DiPaolo, right, at the circulation desk, with Alice Roggie, Laura Dickerson, Arleen West and Katherine Garrison. Enrolled in a summer reading program at the Commack Branch of the Smithtown Public Library, she fell in love with the library staff and "all the books, the smell of the books and the staircase to the children's department."

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  12. Avon Public Library Digitizes HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The Avon Free Public Library, in partnership with the Avon Historical Society, announces the launch of www.avonhistory.info , a website that contains digitized items from the Marion Hunter History Room. Over the past year, Reference Librarians and volunteers have selected materials to feature on the site.

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  13. The new facade of Blackburn Central Library on Town Hall Street which transports it to a bygone eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blackburn Citizen

    ... building to its original glory. "The library is very important in the town, very well used and one of the busiest libraries in the north west, and it is a landmark building in Blackburn centre." The facelift started in April 2013, coinciding with ...

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  14. Death, Science, Sexology: Joanna Ebenstein of the Morbid Anatomy MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boing Boing

    Joanna Ebenstein has been known, on occasion, to wear a black dress with a white Peter Pan collar, which, given her fascinations-death masks, decapitation, books bound in human skin, conjoined twins, wax models of pathological anatomy, that sort of thing-invites the inevitable comparison to Wednesday Addams. This makes her cringe, I suspect: morbid interests notwithstanding, Joanna is determinedly not a goth.

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  15. Children's book is labor of love for Lake author Maddie LockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... was a lot of fun. Everybody has had a dog or been around a dog in their life." Lock has taken her book to three libraries in Lake County to read at story time. Maxwell joined her as well. One of the latest was at Cagan Crossings Community Library in ...

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  16. COLUMN: Revival of an urban legendRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Compass

    ... to Jan Harold Brunvand, otherwise known as 'Mr. "Oh, yes," he writes in response to my query, "I have had sinking libraries in my books since (I wrote) 'The Baby Train and Other Lusty Legends' in 1993." He thought the newspaper account "was a very ...

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  17. James Patterson Goes Full Fahrenheit 451By William O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Beast

    ... people to look at this thing and go, "Ouch, that's hot. Ok, I'm awake! I get it. We do need bookstores. We do need libraries. We do need our kids to read more." You know, with the recent thing with Amazon, a couple of us got out front and lit up the ...

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  18. How content providers can take on piracy in emerging markets -- and winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BetaNews

    ... The e-reading market across the world will look very different in five years. Services that are nothing more than libraries of books will find that, to crack non-Western markets and continue to grow their consumer base in Europe and the US, they ...

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  19. Borrow free e-books from your library with OverDrive and 3M Cloud LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Macworld

    ... from Apple, Amazon, or Google. Instead, I borrowed it from my public library. Yes, you can do that now. Public libraries, centuries-long suppliers of physical books on loan, have in recent years also started lending out digital books for their ...

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  20. CambridgeNews published Cambridge online archive reveals the origin of Darwin's great...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cambridge Evening News

    The hand-written note where Charles Darwin first describes his ground-breaking theory of 'natural selection' is now available for the world to see, along with thousands of others of the pioneering scientist's personal papers. More than 12,000 hi-res images, alongside transcriptions and detailed notes have been uploaded to the internet by the Cambridge Digital Library, shedding fresh light on the work of one of Cambridge's greatest minds, who studied at Christ's College from 1827 to 1831.

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