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  1. 12 Days of Broadband, Day 11: Mobile broadband use rapidly rising in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local Tech Wire

    ... reported by the NTIA. Despite the progress in home broadband adoption, some Americans still rely on public libraries to access the Internet. The report found that 20 percent of those in unemployed households said someone in their household used the ...


  2. Make libraries more like Costa with wi-fi, toilets and hot drinks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Make libraries more like Costa with wi-fi, toilets and hot drinks or they will face 'absolute disaster', report warns William Sieghart said it was 'astonishing' that wi-fi was not available in a third of public libraries, while it was offered in neighbouring cafes. An independent report on the future of libraries called for them all to offer internet access, toilets and hot drinks to secure their future.


  3. 25 films chosen for preservation registryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NWAonline

    Saving Private Ryan and Ferris Bueller's Day Off are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday. The library selected films for their cultural, historic or aesthetic qualities.


  4. Lords of the Fallen 'will be released' on iOS, AndroidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Joystiq

    Action-RPG Lords of the Fallen is bringing its dark, fantastical challenges to iOS and Anroid next year, CI Games announced. The publisher's wording in a tweet published last night would seem to indicate a port of the PS4, Xbox One and PC game, though that's not stated explicitly.


  5. 'Book on Every Bed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The London Free Press

    ... ( ) in my hometown of Ithaca, N.Y. With its help, this simple concept has spread through libraries, schools, churches and bookstores across this country and beyond. Santa does the work: Here's how it happens: You take a book (it ...


  6. "Big Lebowski," "Willy Wonka" among U.S. National Film Registry selectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - "The Big Lebowski" , "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", "Rosemary's Baby", "Saving Private Ryan" and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" are among the 25 films saluted by the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in the organization's annual selection of notable works, Variety reports. The org says selection will help ensure preservation of these films.


  7. No Uniformity PleaseRead the original story

    Thursday | Library Journal

    ... wear to work, but that's a different issue. Someone afraid to speak on the record, which seems to be common to libraries these days, says that requested budget cuts "will involve cuts to services to residents and the loss of jobs. At this time the ...


  8. Ask an Academic: Dr Samantha WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cambridge Evening News

    ... intellectual environment, as well as lots of great conversation. My students are bright and enthusiastic. The libraries are excellent and make research easier. I feel lucky to live in such a beautiful city. And I love to cycle. The extent and nature ...


  9. Journal One-on-OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Republican Journal

    Linda Lord, center, stands with her predecessor, former state librarian J. Gary Nichols, left, and her successor, Jamie Ritter of Searsmont at a retirement party held at the Maine State Library Monday, Dec. 15. The party included a video clip of Senator King thanking Lord for her national work on E-rate, a program which provides schools and libraries discounts for internet access. Linda Lord, a lifelong resident of Brooks, is retiring from her position as Maine state librarian.


  10. Library event draws global expertise to Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AME Info

    Educators from across the Arab World have gathered in Riyadh to learn about the most important technological innovations available to national, public and academic libraries. "Modern Developments in Libraries, Aspirations and Leading Experience" is the first Conference of its kind to be held in Saudi Arabia, helping to meet demand from the country's educational institutions for world-class innovations in the library sector.


  11. Libraries 'must emulate coffee shops'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    Public libraries in England face further closures unless they adapt and offer new services, the author of a report into the service has said. William Sieghart said libraries were a "vital lifeline" for many but warned that they are in a state of crisis.


  12. Officers cleared in killing of FSU gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WPTV Local News

    Grand jurors called actions of police "heroic" and cleared five officers of wrongdoing in killing a gunman who had shot students at a Florida State University library. Early on Nov. 20, authorities say 31-year-old Myron May shot inside and just outside the library where hundreds of students were studying on the Tallahassee campus.


  13. Statistics Tell The Story At Bronxville Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    The Bronxville Public Library fulfilled 1,000 more reference requests in 2013 versus 2012, according to an annual report on library system activities. Each year Westchester Library System directors gather statistics about their libraries and submit the information to the consortium.


  14. Audubon sanctuary opens in BoylstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When Shalin Liu says she has a vision to make a large project happen, people from all over the world listen. Ms. Liu, a philanthropist originally from Taiwan who now resides in Cambridge, set her sights on 45 acres of pristine woods off Linden Street a few years ago.


  15. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    ... songs, and crafts. For more information, call 367-7737. The Boonville Community Public Library is a branch of 13 libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library System. 6:30 p.m., East Bend Happy Quilters Guild meets the second Tuesday of each month ...


  16. Thirsty? Go To A Library, Not A Coffee ShopRead the original story

    Thursday | Book trade news from Book2book

    Libraries must shed their old-fashioned image and become more like coffee shops with free Wi-Fi and comfy sofas, according to a report into the future of the service. The era of libraries as hushed reading rooms with books as their sole product is over, and in order to survive they must become "vibrant and attractive community hubs".


  17. At Our LibrariesRead the original story

    Thursday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    SPRINGVALE PUBLIC Springvale Public Library is located at 443 Main St. For more information, call 324-4624, send an email to , or visit online at . Today, Thursday, Dec. 18, the Springvale Public Library will host its annual “Holiday Tea” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be good company, free tea and cookies, and plenty of holiday cheer.


  18. Neighboring house purchase may lead to library expansion - Thursday, 18 December 2014 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Linn Tidings

    In a document prepared for the Estacada City Council, Library Director Michele Kinnamon explained that Mark Davis, the son of the owner of the house at 915 N.W. Wade St., had approached the city in April to gauge the library's interest in buying the property. The Library Board voted to begin negotiations and paid for an inspection of the house and property, which deemed the house 'largely unusable without extensive reservations.'


  19. CES sees ACCESS Twine extended to offer virtual multiscreen content libraryRead the original story

    Thursday |

    ... metadata sources, allowing consumers to find all their content in one place by collating all locally stored libraries on a single platform. The new global search functionality enables operators deploying ACCESS Twine to offer services encompassing ...


  20. SuperSync 6.1 Released for DJs and Music Lovers with Multiple Music...Read the original story

    Thursday | 24-7 Press Release

    SuperSync 6.1 lets users visually compare and merge music libraries from multiple sources into one consolidated media library. SuperSync 6.1 improves its support for Network Attached Storage libraries.