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Two years ago, the Chicago Public Schools budgeted for 454 librarians. Last year, the budget called for 313 librarians, and now that number is down to 254.
Just a reminder that Labor Day is a national holiday, so expect all banks, Post Offices and government offices to be closed on Monday.
Colin Clarke, left, appears with the Canadian Centre for Epigraphic Documents team that includes Sanja Ljaskevic, Dariusz Motyka, Alia Ahmad, Xiaowei Yin and Amir Harrak.
Clockwise from top left: "Harold and the Purple Crayon," I'm My Own Dog," "Stuart Little," "The Outsiders," "The Unfinished life of Addison Stone" and "When the Beat was Born."
A screen shot of Freegal's Palo Alto Library home page, with numerous albums, songs and videos available for download.
A serious child sits on the kennel floor with a book in his hands, and a floppy-eared puppy sits attentively by his side with a look on its face that says, 'Tell me a story, I'm all ears.'
Literacy organizations from Oregon to Turkey are among the winners of this year's Library of Congress Literacy Awards, announced Saturday at the National Book Festival in Washington.
The Ferguson Library will be extending its hours of operation beginning Tuesday, September 2. The Main Branch on Broad Street will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Harry Bennett Branch, Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch, South ... (more)
On Friday, GK Risser sat with his sons inside the Crystal Cave, a special reading room in the children's area of the Salt Lake Main Library.
One day a couple of years ago, Barbara Franzosa sat in a restaurant in Pine Point Plaza in Albrightsville, and mentioned to the owner how much she missed the public library near her former home.
Cook Memorial Public Library District residents will be surveyed about their library habits and their opinions of the district's facilities this month.
Stockton Council's Reuben Kench with Yarm Branch Librarian Ivan Limon looking at plans to refurbish the library.
Borough President Adams and Councilman Vincent Gentile have allocated money from their capital budgets to re-top the Ridge Boulevard literature lender.
In November, St. Paul bibliophiles will get reacquainted with the Highland and Sun Ray libraries, which closed a year ago for nearly $14.8 million in renovations.
Florida's newest university spent $60 million on a state of the art library but doesn't plan on stocking it with any physical books.
The Little Free Library movement began simply in 2009 when Tod Bol wanted to pay tribute to his schoolteacher mother, an avid reader.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 05:05 am
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