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1 hr ago | Chicago Reader
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett haven't found a way to hire school librarians.
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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
6 hrs ago | Evesham Journal
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)
11 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen
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.
11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
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.
The city of La Crosse hopes some expert will help maintain all three of the city's public libraries, as the city's Library Task Force formally recommended to the city's Library Board to hire an outside consultant, which could cost the city between $20,000-$50,000.
By revamping the E-Rate rules, the FCC is making it easier for schools to get funding for Wi-Fi networks, but overall funding levels for internet access in schools remain the same.
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved a plan to spend $1 billion per year to provide Wi-Fi service in schools and libraries.
The Columbus Metropolitan Library will open its new Driving Park branch Saturday.
In 2012, Ziba Perez Zehdar re-discovered zines, those little anti-authoritarian pieces of self-published paper long printed by everyone from science fiction fans to early LGBT activists to punk rockers and the Riotgrrrls.
When her son Jack Gavron heads to college in the fall, Mindy Fox will get a library.
Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" celebrates its 54th birthday today, and for the first time, it's available as an e-book.
Large, bright-colored birdhouses are being placed throughout Merced County, but they aren't meant to shelter birds; instead, they lodge children's books.
On Wednesday, news of the National Library Board's withdrawal of some books was reported in the mainstream media.
The YMCA has teamed up with the Northwestern Illinois Building Trades Council to challenge two teams of interns to build little free libraries.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 01:41 pm
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