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The ongoing controversy over the National Library Board's decision to take three titles off its shelves should be seen as part of a perennial debate all societies engage in - about what they believe, value and reaffirm they are prepared to stand up for.
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They are aware of over 200 book clubs across Canberra. However, there may be many more that they have yet to discover and are keen to learn more about them.
Sheyvette Dinkens, executive director of Women Empowerment, Inc., said the organization already has nearly 50 libraries built around Topeka and currently have 40 people on the waiting list - some of whom have been waiting nearly two years - to get a library in their yard.
Singapore's National Library Board has pulled three children's books from libraries, including one about penguins.
A group of librarians proved that they never back down from a bet Friday by trading book checkouts for multi-colored mohawks.
For the Howell Carnegie District Library's upcoming Literary Pub Crawl, participants are invited to dress as literary characters, authors or librarians.
Summer: It's the perfect time for a science lesson. But we're not talking about sitting the kids down with a stack of text books "Kids like hands-on science," Gabe Costa, a teacher at Mansfield City Schools' Spanish Immersion School, said.
The Mary L Stephens Davis Branch Library continues to offer summer programing for adults, this time focusing on what happens in the kitchen.
The Mount Airy Public Library opened its Meet the Author luncheon series on Monday featuring local writer Tom Perry, who spoke about his book, "A Dinky Railroad."
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett haven't found a way to hire school librarians.
Theodore Roosevelt's love of the country's untouched, natural beauty spurred him to create and conserve hundreds of national forests, parks and monuments during his presidency.
Sajid Javid, far left, outside The Hive in Worcester yesterday with city MP Robin Walker, Anna Hannaford, from the university, vice-chancellor Proff David Green and Cllr Adrian Hardman, county council leader CULTURE secretary Sajid Javid breezed into Worcester yesterday to tour the city's A 60 million Hive - and hailed it as one of the country's ... (more)
A children's book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York's zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries, and the conservative city-state's information minister said he supports the decision to destroy all copies alongside two other titles.
Being able to take a couple puffs of his e-cigarette inside the bars kept him out of the lineup of smokers outside downtown bars - and away from temptation, he said.
Hundreds of council workers, teachers, firefighters and civil servants in Blackpool and across the Fylde coast went on strike - and then warned they will do it all over again if the Government does not listen.
Elizabeth Comper had a comfortable life a decade ago as wife of the Bank of Montreal's chief executive when she saw something on television that shocked and upset her: the world's oldest hatred flaring up again in her own country.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 05:08 am
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