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  1. Bristol's library director steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCYB

    The Bristol Public Library's executive director is stepping down after leading operations for more than a decade. The library's Board of Trustees voted 10-1 to accept Jud Barry's resignation during a called meeting on Thursday.

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  2. Video: Barbarians gonna barbarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hot Air

    ... ISIS has been in charge in Mosul for the better part of a year. They could have wrecked the museums and burned the libraries months ago. Maybe they're trying to stay ahead of the coming U.S./Iraqi offensive to retake the city . Soon they'll be busy ...

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  3. Downey switches to new internet providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    ... ISP. It would also be $2.50 cheaper per month. Through Califa, the library would be able to create "virtual libraries" at select parks and the civic center, offering mobile access to electronic books and the internet. Downey's library and civic ...

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  4. Turn the Page literacy campaign celebrates one-year anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

    ... the Page is a collaborative literacy campaign created by the New Orleans Public Library and 10 regional parish libraries in southeast Louisiana. It is designed to increase literacy throughout southeast Louisiana. In 2014, New Orleans moved up in ...

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  5. The Guardian: Six Former Colleagues Dispute O'Reilly's Claim He Was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Media Matters for America

    The Guardian : Six Former Colleagues Dispute O'Reilly's Claim He Was "Attacked By Protesters" During The L.A. Riots The Guardian reports that six of Bill O'Reilly's former colleagues dispute the embattled Fox News host's claim that he and his crew were "attacked by protesters" during the 1992 Los Angeles riots. O'Reilly covered the riots, which took place after several LAPD officers were acquitted on charges they used excessive force against Rodney King, while serving as the host of Inside Edition .

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  6. AASL offers webinar on iTunes U and the school librarianRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Participants will explore the largest repository of free content in the world through the lens of the school librarian in the newest webinar from the American Association of School Librarians . Presented by school librarian and Apple Distinguished Educator Cheryl Boes, "iTunes U & You: Digital Content in the School Library" will take place at 6 p.m. Central on Thursday, March 5. For more information and to register, visit ecollab.aasl.org .

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  7. Ideas, strategies and programs for the innovative libraryRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Progress for the sake of progress is all too often a drain on precious time and resources. The communities and users that libraries serve are always changing; true innovation helps libraries adapt to meet their needs and aspirations both now and in the future.

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  8. Celebrate National Library Workers DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... NLWD is now celebrated each year on the Tuesday of National Library Week (April 12-18 in 2015). The ALA-APA helps libraries and individuals prepare to celebrate by featuring a range of creative suggestions on its website (see Celebration Ideas ). ...

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  9. Gamer geek Eli Neiburger to headline AASL President's ProgramRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Self-proclaimed geek, gamer, dork and doofus Eli Neiburger, will headline the American Association of School Librarians' President's Program taking place at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, as part of the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. An engaging and entertaining speaker, Neiburger has spoken across the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand about libraries, gaming, ebooks, publishing and the Web.

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  10. Events 2-27-15Read the original story

    Yesterday | Barnstable Patriot

    ... who stutter: Several books and DVDs produced by the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation are available free to public libraries. Among these, a new DVD called "Stuttering: For Kids By Kids," stars kids who are struggling with the disability themselves ...

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  11. Jihadis Deface and Destroy Iraqi Cultural ArtifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Truthdig

    The Islamic State group has destroyed thousands of books, manuscripts and replicas of ancient sculptures in Mosul libraries and museums. Reports this week that Mosul's central library has been ransacked by Isis and 100,000 books and manuscripts burned has cast an international spotlight on a new wave of destruction that has been raging through the northern Iraqi city since last summer.

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  12. Westport Library offers refuge for adults who like Young Adult booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Westport News

    Members of the new Westport Library book discussion group -- adults who like to read books in the Young Adult genre -- meet at Neat coffee/cocktail bar. Photo: Meg Barone No longer do adults have to cast a furtive glance over the shoulder of a preteen or teenager reading an age-appropriate book, nor do they have to hide in library stacks to pore over the pages of Young Adult fiction like "The Hunger Games," "Divergent" and "The Fault in Our Stars."

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  13. As it happened: Cardiff Council leadership manages to pass much-changed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    ... a reprieve but we haven't been given security. We need so much more. We need that security. We need to know our libraries are safe." Plaid leader @neiljmcevoy says if Labour have cut a 11th-hour deal it defeats the point of the process - as it ...

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  14. Deciding between two library jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ask MetaFilter

    I have to choose between two librarian positions soon, and could use others' advice and experience. I have been an academic librarian for a number of years, married to an academic, and we have both received offers from the same two universities.

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  15. "She blinded me with library science": why the Feminist Library is more vital than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Statesman

    ... a question whose answer is probably, in this setting, an inevitable conclusion: "does feminism need a library?" Libraries have long been part of the feminist movement. When Sylvia Pankhurst opened her East London Federation of the Suffragettes shop ...

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  16. 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 ...

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  17. Threatening to strike, teachers rally in downtown Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LA Daily News

    ... , Philomena Okpala, a special education teacher at Hollenbeck Middle School, complained about a lack of nurses and libraries at LAUSD schools. Nodding toward the sea of supporters, she said the strong turnout was positive for teachers' demands.

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  18. Olivia Melo to lead New Bedford librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | SouthCoastToday.com

    If you've ever been laid off, there's reason to take heart - someday, you might come back as the boss. Melo, a former 15-year employee of city libraries and manager of the Wilks branch before budget cuts eliminated her position in 2003, will return to New Bedford in early April as director of the New Bedford Free Public Library system, library trustees announced this week.

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  19. Helping Launch the NetGain ChallengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | My heart's in Accra

    ... them. In 1889, Andrew Carnegie gave money to build a public library in Braddock, Pennsylvania, the first of 1,689 libraries he funded in the US. These were not just spaces that allowed people to feed their minds, but in many towns, the only spaces ...

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  20. American EssayIGNORANCE, not Malice, Compels the Right's Demand for Budget CutsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2011 | American Reporter

    For those who don't remember, in November the Lamont Library at Harvard revealed that 36 books on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered issues were damaged by "what appeared to be urine," according to The Harvard Crimson. The predicable national uproar that followed - in newspapers, on talk shows and all over the Internet - was over hate and hate crimes.

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