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2 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Evanston Library loses friend and innovator

Children's librarian Gay Catherine "Gigi" Galich was an innovator behind many of the Evanston Public Library's popular programs.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

6 hrs ago |

Public sector workers strike over pay, pensions and cuts

North Finchley library worker Cathy Yilmaz, is joined by fellow public sector workers outside North Finchley Library this morning Library staff, binmen and teaching assistants are among dozens of public sector workers taking part in a day of strike action over pay, pensions and cuts today.


Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, World News

8 hrs ago | WKBT

Court revives librarian's sexual harassment claim

A Minnesota appeals court has revived a sexual harassment claim filed by a library administrator in Wabasha County District Court.


10 hrs ago | The Star Press

No more interlibrary loan for Daleville

Trying to read every last book in an extensive series, or hoping to find a nonfiction volume that's not on the shelves at the Daleville Community Library? Unfortunately, patrons of the Daleville library don't have the option of requesting materials through the interlibrary loan program anymore.


Related Topix: Daleville, IN, Social Software, Yorktown, IN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Northwest News and Tribune

Local libraries offer chance to win $500

BRANDON – Library patrons are being urged to “Take Flat Andy with you!” for a chance to win a $100 or $500 prize.


Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, Tampa, FL


Minneapolis Police Need Public's Help Investigating 'Little Library' Arson

Minneapolis Police are asking for the public's help to find out who set fire to a "little library" on July 6. "Little libraries" look similar to mailboxes.


Prescott Valley Tribune

Are libraries obsolete?

Trib Photo/Sue Tone Prescott Valley mother Janine Smith and daughter Erika, 12, visit the PV Library every two weeks, and have since Erika was a baby.


Related Topix: Prescott Valley, AZ

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Ribbon to be cut July 16 for Franklin County's first Little Free Library

Franklin County's first Little Free Library, sponsored by Conococheague Institute in Welsh Run, will open with a ribbon cutting July 16. The library, measuring four square feet, is located in the back yard of a home at 11810 Mercersburg Road, Mercersburg, at the crossroads of Pa.


Related Topix: Franklin County, PA, Mercersburg, PA, McKean, PA, Opinion

Mt. Airy News

Mount Airy Library opens Meet the Authors series

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."


Related Topix: Mount Airy, NC

Laughing Squid

Footage of The New York Public Library Book Ops Sorting Center Filmed by a Drone

"Flying Around Book Ops" is a short video by photographer Nate Bolt featuring drone footage of the massive book sorting center in Queens, New York that provides material for the 150 branches of the New York and Brooklyn Public Libraries .


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY

Financial News & Daily Record

Libraries seek $3 million budget increase from city

After several consecutive years of budget reductions, the Jacksonville Public Library has submitted to the mayor's office a request for more than $3 million in the 2014-15 budget compared to last year's budget.


Related Topix: Duval County, FL

KREM-TV Spokane

'Little Libraries' are lasting trend in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. What was a new trend two years ago has expanded to more than 30 "Little Free Libraries" in the nooks of the Inland Northwest, from Deer Park to Coeur d'Alene.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Family, Kids

Jessica Shepherd: Butman-Fish Library is a hit with bookworms and volunteers alike

As a child, one of my absolute favorite places to be was in the back of the children's section of Butman-Fish Library, seated next to a stack of books I had randomly grabbed off the shelves.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Saginaw, MI, Opinion

Swindon Advertiser

Doing things by the book

STRATTON residents can now borrow books from Grange Leisure Centre after the parish council introduced the new facility at a launch ceremony on Monday.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Mid Devon Star

Children challenged to take the Mythical Maze this summer

CHILDREN across Devon will have the chance to get involved in an exciting reading challenge in their local library this summer holiday, in conjunction with Devon County Council and the Reading Agency.



Waurika library continues to grow with new grant

WAURIKA, Okla._The Waurika Public Library's summer program is about to get even better thanks to a huge grant they were awarded just last month.


Related Topix: Non-Profit


Center Point Close to Goal for Library and Community Center, But Deadline Looms

CENTER POINT, Iowa- Supporters of a combined new library and community center in Center Point are very, very close to having all the money they need to start a $2.8-million dollar project.


Related Topix: Center Point, IA, Linn County, IA

Miami New Times

Miami-Dade Mayor's Budget Means Cuts to Police, Jails, and Libraries

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has proposed a county budget for next year that is all about cuts.


WRDW-TV Augusta

Haley's veto on library trespass bill could stand

Gov. Nikki Haley's veto of a bill intended to help South Carolina's public libraries keep disrupters out may stand because of a timing issue.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina

North Devon Gazette

Villagers unite to empty Braunton Library of books

BRAUNTON villagers turned out in their hundreds on Saturday to strip their library of books in support of the Big Borrow.


Related Topix: Devon County, England, United Kingdom