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2 hrs ago | The Republic

Library building's storm damage worse than thought

A southwestern Indiana library director says a library building in Vincennes recently damaged by a severe thunderstorm suffered more extensive damage than initially thought.

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Related Topix: Vincennes, IN, Knox County, IN

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Video: Stamford Libraries to Extend Hours

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)

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

KSL-TV

Thousands of library cards to be issued to students

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Salt Lake City, UT

Times News

Penn-Kidder Library Center opens to a...

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.

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Related Topix: Albrightsville, PA

Daily Herald

Survey planned for Cook Memorial library patrons

Cook Memorial Public Library District residents will be surveyed about their library habits and their opinions of the district's facilities this month.

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Related Topix: Libertyville, IL, Vernon Hills, IL

Darlington and Stockton Times

New look for Yarm library

Stockton Council's Reuben Kench with Yarm Branch Librarian Ivan Limon looking at plans to refurbish the library.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Observer

Dunkirk library to offers basic computer classes

The Dunkirk Free Library, along with public libraries in Jamestown and Olean, will offer area residents the opportunity to learn basic computer skills starting Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Bay Ridge: Top that! Boro pols fund new roof for Bay Ridge Library

Borough President Adams and Councilman Vincent Gentile have allocated money from their capital budgets to re-top the Ridge Boulevard literature lender.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

TwinCities

St. Paul's remodeled Highland, Sun Ray libraries to open in November

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.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

KRVN-AM Lexington

Florida Polytechnic University Is Ditching Books

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.

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Patch.com

Someone's Stealing Suburb's Stories

The Little Free Library movement began simply in 2009 when Tod Bol wanted to pay tribute to his schoolteacher mother, an avid reader.

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Related Topix: Davison, MI, Flint, MI

Business Journal

When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library

San Antonio Public Library officials want to make it easier for library patrons to access books, music and movies on their smartphones and tablets.

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South County Spotlight

Woodstock Library hit with flood - Friday, 29 August 2014 01:00

Neighborhood branch libraries can be a hub of the community, especially during the summer.

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WGBH

Book News: Born to Write? Bruce Springsteen To Publish A Children's Book

Bruce Springsteen is writing a children's book about a bank-robbing baby called Outlaw Pete , based on his song of the same name.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Simon & Schuster, New York

Eastlothian Today

Budget savings to hit East Lothian libraries

Communities across the county are facing the loss of evening library sessions as part of budget savings by East Lothian Council.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

WJRT

Books stolen from small lending libraries in Davison

Two Davison women are disappointed that someone apparently stole books from their small lending libraries.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mercury-Register

Little Free Library system spreads book love in Butte County

A Little Free Library box is filled with novels and other interesting things to read at 267 Skyline Blvd. in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Oroville, CA, Chico, CA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

M&T Bank funds new library computer center

A 25,000 check representing M&T Bank's contribution to the Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library's Bricks.Books.Bytes.

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Related Topix: Aspect Communications, Software, Waynesboro, PA, Opinion

Sys-Con Media

@ThingsExpo | #WebRTC, Internet of Things and #API Gateways

I value a strong opinion. Especially when the opinionated is an expert and willing to stand up and place a flag in the sand.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Internet, CPU

RecordNET

Fine art photos of Stockton mini libraries

"This year, internationally-renowned Documentary Photographer Robert Dawson has been collaborating with the Library and Literacy Foundation for San Joaquin County and the Stockton-San Joaquin Public Library to document the culture of public libraries and literacy in San Joaquin County.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

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