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  1. Havering Council approves budget which will see council tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Romford Recorder

    Cuts to services and an increase in council tax were given the green light as Havering Council passed its budget on Wednesday. Councillors met to discuss amendments to the financial plan, which includes reductions in the funding of libraries, youth services, car parking and Queen's Theatre.


  2. Saint-Omer First Folio to be displayed at Globe TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    A rare Shakespeare First Folio containing 36 plays of the famed playwright, was found by accident by in France. The copy, one out of only 230 known in existence, is making a trip back to its native UK where it is presented to scientists and media at... Last November, librarian Remy Cordonnier discovered a Shakespeare First Folio in the rare book section of the public library in Saint-Omer in the Department Pas-de-Calais in northern France that had been undisturbed for about 200 years.


  3. The Municipal Library of Saint-Omer in Northern FranceRead the original story

    Thursday |

    RA my Cordonnier, the librarian who discovered a Shakespeare First Folio at the public library where he worked is the rare book librarian in the BibliothA que d'aggolmA ration de Saint-Omer in Saint-Omer, France . The town is in the Department Pas-de-Calais in northern France.


  4. Data Services Librarian at New York UniversityRead the original story

    Thursday | Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog

    ... ordinator/Co-Coordinator of Data Services in the Collections and Research Services Division of New York University Libraries.


  5. Will your city get Shakespearea s First Folio?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... in partnership with the Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association. Hundreds of hopeful libraries, museums, historical societies and other cultural venues submitted applications for a chance to host a free four-week display of a ...


  6. Bring back TTS, KindleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... disabilities to the technological tools vital to complete participation in 21st century society." More and more libraries and schools offer e-books, so Kindles and the like certainly should be covered here. Bringing back TTS to Kindles could cost ...


  7. Council leader 'never considered' closing any libraries... but the mobile service will stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thurrock Gazette

    THE leader of Thurrock Council says he "never seriously" considered closing any of the borough's libraries, despite being an option on a consultation about the future of the service. Last night, Councillor John Kent announced that no libraries in the borough would be closing following weeks of campaigning by residents against any closures.


  8. Ian McMillan and Tony Husband, Cartoon History Of Here, York Explore, Museum Street, York, March 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | York Press

    ... York, on Wednesday at 7pm. Tickets: 9.50 from or in person in cash from any of York's libraries, reading cafes or the mobile library. Alternatively, they can be reserved by calling 01904 552828 and leaving a message or by ...


  9. Vision of bookish inadequacy, going forwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Oxford Times

    ... classes in rhetoric. Friends! Oxonians! Librarians! Lend me your cash etc. Instead I entertained my own visions of libraries. I've been to several interesting libraries hereabouts recently. Perhaps the most amazing is one I saw this morning, the ...


  10. New digital library director announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KETV-TV

    Heritage Services said Rebecca Stavick will lead a team of full- and part-time staff in a space for anyone in the community who wants to access technology to learn, explore and create. "Rebecca is the perfect candidate to lead the new digital library for Omaha," said Michael McCarthy, Heritage Services board member.


  11. Library hours shift proposedRead the original story

    Thursday | Banbridge Today

    ... under temporary measures introduced in November last year as a result of the in-year budget savings required of Libraries NI. That represents a net reduction of three hours in the 48-hour week operated at Banbridge library as of April last year. ...


  12. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Thursday |

    This week al-Shabaab, the Somali Islamic terrorist group, advertised its intent to attack the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., among other targets. Whether al-Shabaab has the capability or adherents in the area to carry out such an attack isn't clear.


  13. ISIS thugs take a hammer to civilisation: Priceless 3,000-year-old...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    ... caliphate, boasts a relatively educated, diverse population that seeks to preserve its heritage sites and libraries. In the chaos that followed the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 that toppled Saddam Hussein, residents near the Central Library hid some of ...


  14. PubMed misses the big picture when it comes to nutritionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kevin, M.D.

    As medical librarians, we're certainly the first to say that PubMed is a superb database, elegantly crafted at the National Library of Medicine to do fast and efficient searches for almost all medical and health subjects. Much of the power of PubMed is that it makes it possible to search broad subjects easily.


  15. Editorial: Trenton library makes books more accessible through Meals on Wheels, YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jersey Journal

    ... out to the Meals on Wheels people because it doesn't have the wherewithal to offer a delivery service on its own. Libraries have come a long way since old Ben and his friends drew up the Articles of Agreement on July 1, 1731, to form the Library ...


  16. LAUSD reopening libraries after recession closingsRead the original story

    Thursday | Librarian and Information Science News

    More than 200 Los Angeles Unified School District elementary school libraries have reopened in just two months, according to district officials. Recession-era budget cuts had left many libraries without staffing.


  17. Meet the candidate: Omega AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... their needs that can be addressed by the City and determine the best plan of action to expedite care processes. Libraries are much more than "just books." They are the under girding support for our school systema serving the needs of students and ...


  18. Lincolnshire County Council votes to increase tax by 1.9 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    ... services will see their budgets cut, however. Councillors voted earlier this month to cut A 1.9m from its annual libraries budget of A 6m. As a result of the cuts, two thirds of Lincolnshire's libraries will lose their funding. The council hopes ...


  19. Thousands of 'rare' books, documents housed in Mosul library burnt to ashes by ISRead the original story

    Thursday |

    Thousands of rare books, documents, manuscripts housed in Mosul library, spanning centuries of human learning, have been burnt down by Islamic State militants, a report said. Reports initially suggested that about 8,000 books had been burnt by the terror group but Al Rai's chief international correspondent Elijah J. Magnier said that a Mosul Library official said that at least 112,709 manuscripts and books, some of which were registered on a UNESCO rarities list, had been burnt to ashes, reported The Independent.


  20. Libraries Don't Need the HomelessRead the original story

    Thursday | Library Journal

    There's been a lot written about homeless people in public libraries over the years. I've probably written some of it myself but am too lazy to search the archives.