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  1. Nancy Redfield: Free tax preparation at the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Reporter

    ... I hate to let them down. The IRS has become more and more reluctant to send tax booklets and forms to places like libraries and post offices. In fact the local post offices got out of the tax forms business several years ago. That pretty much leaves ...

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  2. Libraries closing for Presidents DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Tribune

    Although the buildings are closed to the public, library staff members will participate in a staff development day at the Seymour Library. No material is due on that day; however, customers may use the materials returns at the Seymour, Crothersville or Medora libraries.

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  3. ALA supports Nebraska efforts to fight legislation impacting library boardsRead the original story

    Monday | American Library Association

    ... Mello and Speaker of the Legislature Galen Hadley. ALA opposes bill LB969, as it would undermine the autonomy of libraries throughout the state, potentially affecting funding levels, equal access, leadership, long-range planning and other services ...

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  4. Tig Notaro to bring PLA 2016 Conference to a laugh-filled closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | American Library Association

    ... February 26, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Central. Offered biennially, the PLA Conference is the premier event for public libraries, drawing thousands of librarians, library support staff, trustees, friends, and library vendors from across the country and ...

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  5. Inspired collaborationRead the original story

    Monday | American Library Association

    ... significant increases in early literacy skills of children. With more than 30 years of experience in public libraries, she oversees teamwork, grant writing, programming, community outreach, early literacy training, peer coaching, and mobile ...

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  6. Author Nikki Giovanni added to PLA 2016 Conference lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | American Library Association

    ... one of five finalists for a Grammy Award. Offered biennially, the PLA Conference is the premier event for public libraries, drawing thousands of librarians, library support staff, trustees, friends, and library vendors from across the country and ...

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  7. Famous Authors File Supreme Court Brief in Google Book Scanning CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | FindLaw

    ... a "card catalog for the digital age." And while it asked permission from the owners of the works (often research libraries), it did not receive permission from the ostensible copyright holders themselves, often the writers. One of the writers' main ...

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  8. Carmichaels Womena s Civic Club donates to Waynesburg charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | O-R Online

    ... group is now turning its attention to the GFWC's two-year project that focuses on reading and supporting public libraries. Semenoff said they've had several book drives over the past two years and donated to the Carmichaels Elementary Center's ...

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  9. 'Alice in Wonderland' exhibit at Antiquarian Book Fair celebrates 150 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Press-Telegram

    ... exhibit at our book fair where we can showcase some of Southern California's treasures that are at museums or libraries. This year we're so fortunate to showcase the Lewis Carroll Collection, which is part of the USC special collections library," ...

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  10. a Middletown Librarya marks 81st quilt blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... as the Middletown Senior Center. It is located at 21267 Washington St. Middletown Library is one of the four main libraries in Lake County. Ground breaking for the complex was in September of 2011, opening in April of 2013. The building is owned by ...

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  11. Donation lessens major library budget cuts, but bigger issues remainRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Campus

    ... The library expected those cuts for FY 2017 since at least October of last year , Vice Provost for University Libraries Martha Bedard said. At the same time, she said there would be cuts of $1.2 million over fiscal year 2016, which added up to $1.8 ...

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  12. Celebrate Oldsmar's centennial with special speakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Celebrate Oldsmar's centennial with special speakers in TECO Hall of the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E. No registration required. The following speakers are scheduled: * Jim Schnur, special collections librarian at University of South Florida-St.

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  13. History of Our Heritage series to conclude Feb. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The fourth program of the Speaking of History free lecture series, 'The History of Our Heritage #4: New Initiatives in the New Millennium,' will be Sunday, Feb.14, 2 p.m., in the Pinellas Room at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. The final program of this series examines changes at Heritage Village since 2001.

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  14. Five things that would make GoogleBooksRead the original story

    Monday | The Little Professor

    ... Google's own scans of "invisible" books sometimes show up in full view at HathiTrust or archive.org.) Searchable libraries . Once upon a time, you could search your own library, and it was Good. Then, as your library increased in size, you suddenly ...

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  15. CFP: "Reading Redefined: Deep Reading, Learning, and the Impact of...Read the original story

    Monday | A Library Writer's Blog

    Promise and threat of technology or increasing digitization for our youth Role of technology in dissemination of knowledge for libraries What are deep reading skills and how can libraries facilitate deep reading What is the role of the public or academic library in our digital culture The ways that technology is changing the mission and role of libraries Bi-literate children balancing deep reading and technology Online reading/skimming What does reading on different devices mean to education The impact of digital humanities on learning How do librarians balance print and electronic book acquisitions

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  16. A Sister Blog is BornRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Hangingtogether.org

    OCLC has launched a new blog: Next . Focused on what comes next for libraries, librarians, and the communities they serve, it will draw upon OCLC staff with a variety of experiences and perspectives.

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  17. Legal Notices 2-8-16Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Richmond Daily News

    The Ray County Library is accepting bids for weekly cleaning services at the library. Anyone interested in submitting a bid should contact Rochelle McCaulley, Library Director for specific list of cleaning responsibilities at 776-5104 or 776-5102.

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  18. Rotary Youth Leadership awards availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | North Platte Bulletin

    The North Platte Noon and Sunrise Rotary Clubs encourage sophomores or juniors in high school with an interest in their leadership potential to apply for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards program. ... More Guys ages 16-60 who like to sing are invited to audition for a part in the community play, Altar Boyz.

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  19. Sitka residents celebrate grand reopening of libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | APRN

    ... of the event, leading one customer to the paperback section, and fielding lots of questions. Some people may say libraries are dying, he says, but they're not. They're just evolving to fit into the increasingly digital world. And in that sense, with ...

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  20. The LibrariansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Willamette Week

    Where to properly shelve The Librarians ? For a pillar of TNT's prime-time line-up , cheery shenanigans poorly fit the accompanying red-state apocalyptica. There are plentiful gags and occasional chills, but neither comedy nor horror apply.

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