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  1. Vote "Yes" on the 2015 Library BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    ... to public service and appreciate the value of a good public library to this or any community. But good public libraries don't come free. It takes money to stock, staff and maintain a public library. Still, all things considered, your public library ...

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  2. Award winning author set to raise a smile at Halesowen LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    ... also took up the challenge of stand-up comedy last year." Councillor Hilary Bills, cabinet member responsible for libraries, said: "Audiences are set for a fun-filled evening next month as Carol makes her debut appearance at one of our libraries. ...

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  3. MomentumMOM is MovedRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... lover. We have floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and our books are treated with care. To suggest that bookstores and libraries are obsolete would make me argue loudly. People always need a good read. "Unthinkable!" I would say. Wonder of wonders, my ...

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  4. Life in the Bahamas in the 1950s-Two MemoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bahama Pundit

    ... International, which over the past 60 years has trained hundreds of librarians and sent over 30 million books to libraries in the developing world. As for her husband, Dan Ranfurly, his legacies included the Hawksbill Creek Agreement, which gave ...

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  5. Editorial Board conversation: Join Hackley Library officials to discuss Nov. 4 millage requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MLive.com

    The MLive Muskegon Chronicle Editorial Board will be conducting a conversation with Hackley Public Library leaders on t he millage issue on the Muskegon-area ballot Nov. 4 . The Editorial Board will be providing a position on the request for a 0.55-mill increase for 15 years to pay for $3 million in improvements to the historic downtown library building.

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  6. Library Fans Outnumber Broncos Fans, Enough Disruption, Number Games, and More FeedbackRead the original story

    Sunday | Library Journal

    ... "Library Unlimited," Editorial, LJ 8/14, p. 8), here's a story for you: the number of people who visited public libraries in the last two weeks here in Colorado is higher than the number of fans attending home games of the Denver Broncos in the last ...

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  7. Commack branch takes LEED among librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newsday

    Smithtown Special Library District's Commack Branch has become Long Island's second public library to receive a certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its sustainable design and construction. The Commack Branch was notified last week about its gold certification in the Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, rating system.

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  8. German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society celebrates 35th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NOLA.com

    ... John Library in LaPlace, and they also donated bound collections of Les Voyageurs to local organizations, museums, libraries and nine local high schools. High schools receive bound collections annually. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of ...

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  9. Your library - " a place to listen and learnRead the original story

    Sunday | The News

    ... doesn't require a great deal of travel, just a trip to the public library. Through a partnership with public libraries, and funded with support from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, renowned artist Alan Syliboy's ...

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    Sunday | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Planners of the 45th birthday party for the Fairfield Woods Branch Library could not have booked better weather for Saturday's celebration. The event showcased a dozen local craftmakers and food vendors, including organic honey and frozen yogurt.

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  11. Attempts to ban books nothing newRead the original story

    Sunday | MainStreetNews.com

    This is Banned Books Week, an annual event organized by the American Library Association to highlight what it considers a threat to freedom when people seek to have books banned from libraries and schools. It seems this issue goes in cycles.

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  12. Chaco's El Impenetrable, that other realityRead the original story

    Sunday | Buenos Aires Herald

    This week I again travelled to the El Impenetrable scrub forest in northern Chaco. I was in Nueva Poblacin and then in the town of Nueva Pompeya, 440 kilometres away from Resistencia, mostly along a dusty road.

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  13. Best-seller: Fairfield Woods Branch Library, state's busiest, celebrates 45 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Anne Farkas sells raffle tickets for a crocheted American flag created by Joan Rando at the Fairfield Woods Branch Library's 45th birthday celebration Saturday. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Officials turned out for the 45th birthday Saturday of the Fairfield Woods Branch Library, including Representative Town Meeting member Carol Way, state Rep. Brenda Kupchick, Selectman Cristin McCarthy Vehey, First Selectman Michael Tetreau and state Rep. Kim Fawcett, joining Deputy Town Librarian Nancy Coriaty, third from left.

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  14. Schlegel: Time to expand your definition of a libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Jersey Journal

    ... Last week I spoke with Mercer County Library Director Ellen Brown. She said that today Mercer's nine branch libraries are more like "community centers" because of their wide range of services. Brown says the shift started in the 1990s, and that ...

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  15. Discussion on Polish community, ARToberfest at the Charles Allis, MKE OktoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Photographer Roman Kwasniewski created a portrait of Milwaukee's Polish community when people visited his Lincoln Ave. studio during the first half of the 20th century to have their wedding, confirmation and graduation photos taken. He added to that picture when he walked through the south side neighborhoods he knew documenting daily life.

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  16. Just in time for Halloween: a spooky young-adult taleRead the original story

    Sunday | Burlington Times News

    If anyone knows about having a crush on an unobtainable guy, it's Cynthia "Cyn" Rothschild. She already recognizes the tell-tale signs in her best friend Annie - perpetually in a dreamy state, always lost in thought, constantly stalking.

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  17. Inspiring imagination: Students bring book to life at the Marietta Reads! event on SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MDJonline.com

    ... the Big Red Dog and Marietta Reads! mascot Mari-Etta were on hand, along with books from Marietta's Little Free Libraries. Little Free Libraries is a program that started in Wisconsin in 2009. The "take a book, leave a book" concept has been adopted ...

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  18. What retirement? Many just keep working - Saturday, 27 September 2014 01:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | West Linn Tidings

    ... example, is retired from her library job, but continues to work part-time as a clerk at Multnomah County branch libraries, substituting for other library employees when they are sick or on vacation. On its website, AARP offers tips for senior job ...

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  19. Lessons in skill learning at the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Kidderminster Shuttle

    WYRE Forest libraries are hosting various courses this autumn for people who would like to learn a new skill or craft. Kidderminster Library has class space available in various subjects including sketching, sewing and quilting, writing fiction for children, introduction to counselling and supporting your child through SATs.

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  20. Aiken leaders, legislators look to lift literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star

    ... right direction.' Jennie Beck, the coordinator of children services for the ABBE Regional Library System, said the libraries have interactive, touch-screen literacy computers. The libraries also have the Play to Read Program that is really hands-on ...

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