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Electronic tablets and smartphones can be important learning tools for today's students, but the most versatile item available to them is the same one their parents and grandparents used: the library card.
Performing artist Dorayne Breedlove enacts the story "Where the Wild Things Are" with children at the Prairie Creek Branch Library in Dallas.
Water sports and hanging out on boats are always popular in the summer to try to cool off - now some book fans are making it easy for you to peruse a novel while you float.
Welcome back! The MIT Libraries have been busy over your summer vacation. We've made improvements, added new resources, expanded our services, and lined up great events for the fall.
Celebrated author Doris Lessing has bequeathed her entire book collection to the city library in Harare, it's been reported.
Education Minister Yves Bolduc has apologized for saying Quebec's school libraries have enough books and can handle budget cuts.
How many books is too many books? What makes you a book hoarder? What do you do when you have too many? In Japanese, there's a word for it: tsundoku.
From left: librarians Deborah Markowitz, Jeff Lima, Rakisha Kearns-White, Sarah Johnson, Nomi Naeem, Sheila Schofer, Rachel Payne and Amy Mikel.
Hundreds of Friends of the Library groups, Foundations and Boards of Trustees in Texas are now group members of United for Libraries, thanks to a statewide membership purchase by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Alison Pulley, left, works with Derek, 4, and Taison McGeathey, 7, during Art Club on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, held at the Mandarin Branch Library in Jacksonville.
CAROLINE CO., Md. - A local library is hoping to help little readers, work on their confidence, with a monthly program involving a furry friend.
The library opening with the first day of classes on Monday at Florida's newest college features a sunlit arched roof and cozy reading chairs - but not a single book.
Public libraries across the country are being given the opportunity to help future-proof their services thanks to a 200,000 funding boost from the Carnegie UK Trust.
Almost 5,000 children have already taken up the Summer Reading Challenge in Central Bedfordshire this year.
UNISON is warning Devon County Council not to let the consultation responses it received on its proposals for the future of the library service to fall on deaf ears.
Marilyn Grossman has the kind of career that doesn't come with a blueprint: Along with her husband, Brad, she raises Saanen dairy goats, in part for their protein-rich milk, but mostly so the milk can be turned into natural, hand-crafted soaps they say are especially beneficial for people with allergies.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 03:27 am
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