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  1. 8 months later, Richwood residents remember floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    This Thursday June 23, 2016, file image provided by the Greenbrier shows flooding on the 17th green of the Old White Course at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., an area scheduled to host a PGA tour event two weeks later. The floods were voted the top story for 2016 in a poll of editors and broadcasters, who chose them in a year that also included tragic stories of substance abuse and an election in which voters emphatically supported Republican Donald Trump for president and Democrat Jim Justice for governor.


  2. Movies, talks on race, language and workplace inequities highlight...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Harvard University professor's talk on the language of race - actually, the metalanguage of race - and a University of Texas sociologist's examination of workplace inequalities highlight a slate of Women's History Month talks and programs on the University of Georgia campus next month. Evelyn Higginbotham, a professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard, will talk on "The Metalanguage of Race: Then and Now," on March 16 at 6:30 p.m. in room 271 of UGA's Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, with a reception to follow.


  3. Two Rivers Heritage Museum reopens with new exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Guests can expect to see mostly the same exhibits as in the past, highlighting local history in schools, Native American artifacts and baskets, the Camas paper mill and Pendleton Woolen Mills. While closed, new vinyl flooring was added to the museum's 1930s kitchen area and hallway ramp.


  4. Library of Congress reaching out to younger readersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    If you walk inside the main building of the world's largest library, you won't see many books. There are marble floors, stained-glass windows, elaborate tiled ceilings and gold-leaf doors.


  5. BWW Interview: MSMT's Magic Time Draws Capacity CrowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Mike Gorzka , Marcia Gallagher, Kristen Thomas,Curt Dale Clark, C.M. Verdino-Sllwold, Olivia Wenner "Are you ready for some fun and fairytales? We're going to need you to use your imaginations to help us." The preschoolers in the front rows giggle and squeal in anticipation.


  6. Booksmarts -Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Mt. Airy News

    ... contest is "Transformation." Brochures with guidelines and entry forms are available at the front desk of member libraries. The Magic Tree House Book Club for kids has begun meeting at the Mount Airy Public Library on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. with ...


  7. Test your knowledge of 15 children's book characters ahead of World Book Day on March 2Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ipswich Evening Star

    ... did in 2016. Picture: Gregg Brown World Book Day is celebrated on March 2, this Thursday, and many schools and libraries are running special events to mark the occasion. We're getting in the spirit as well by asking you how much you remember about ...


  8. Tragic Coast Guard Caitriona Lucas honoured in ClareRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Irish Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas, who died in the line of duty last September, has been posthumously awarded the Clare Person of the Year Award at a special event in Co Clare. Mother-of-two Caitriona died on September 12th 2016 during the search for a missing man in Kilkee.


  9. More dogs coming to P.E.I. libraries as Paws to Read ExpandsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... dogs, as the Paws to Read program for elementary-age children with reading challenges is expanding to more P.E.I. libraries. Paws to Read is coordinated through Therapeutic Paws of Canada, an organization that trains therapy pets and their owners ...


  10. Everett library faces challenge of homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    A number of incidents involving homeless people at the main branch of the Everett Public Library have city officials taking steps to help make visitors feel safer in the building. At the same time, Everett has tried to balance those actions, including an increased police presence, with ensuring the library remains open to everyone, including people without homes.


  11. Book notes, Feb. 26, 2017Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Mix beer and books at a couple of upcoming opportunities, and meet Ed Sealover, author of "Colorado Excursions with History, Hikes and Hops" and "Mountain Brew: A Guide to Colorado's Breweries." Sealover, writer for the Denver Business Journal and the Beer Run Blog, will discuss "Colorado Excursions" and sign copies of his books from 24 p.m. Saturday at the Mesa County Libraries' Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St. Sealover also will be featured, along with local food and drinks, at the Table of Content event, set for 68 p.m. Saturday at the Central Library.


  12. Namedropper 2-26-17Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    Monica Colorado, librarian I, has been chosen as the Yuma County Library District's employee of the month for February. She received a mounted certificate, a name plate in the book of her choice, an employee of the month pin, and her photo will be hung at the San Luis Library during the month of February.


  13. In Gaza, first English-language library opens window to worldRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... man, who sports a trim black beard. According to Mohammed al-Sherif of the Hamas-run culture ministry, around 30 libraries were partially or totally destroyed during the three wars. "Israel has allowed books to be imported into Gaza for the past ...


  14. More informationRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Austin Monthly

    Helen Shenton, Librarian and College Archivist of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, presents "The Library of the Future; the Future of the Library." Shenton explores the seismic social and technological shifts underway in education, research, teaching, and learning that are transforming libraries.


  15. Friends of the Palo Alto LibraryRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pacific Sun

    Won't you join us for a few hours a week to help keep our libraries up-to-date and thriving? FOPAL's monthly sales of donated books and media raise much-needed funds to purchase new books, furniture, technology, and special programs for Palo Alto public libraries. Choose a task to suit your time, talents, and interests.


  16. Digging up your family treeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    I have been interested in genealogy since I was probably about 8 years old. Of course, back then I had never heard of that term, it was just our My first memory of family tree research is sitting at my Grandma's kitchen table and writing down our family tree as best as she could relate it, all while she was cooking supper no less.


  17. Cartersville Public Library plans to keep kids busy in MarchRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

    Youth Services Coordinator Thomas Shalin has planned a number of activities, from Pokemon to puppet-making, to keep young students busy after school. Pokemon players from ages 7 to 18 are invited to compete against other players in the Pokemon Sun and Moon Tournament in the library classroom at 429 W. Main St. "If there's been an interest in Pokemon, we hold them from time to time," he said.


  18. Family storytime set to start upRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Margaret Reaney Memorial Library Director Dawn Lamphere announced Family Storytime will resume for the spring March 10 at 10 a.m. The program is open to children, infant to 4 years old. Finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs and stories will be shared in addition to time set aside for play.


  19. Writers in the Library presents Maggie Shipstead March 6Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... information on Writers in the Library, contact Erin Elizabeth Smith, Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at the UT Libraries, at [email protected] . Visit for a complete schedule of readings for the 2016-2017 academic ...


  20. Bless this mess: why we cling to our clutterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... and am starting to fill the back seat. The school essays alone comprise three boxes. There are Presidential Libraries which feature less assiduous record-keeping. On Saturday morning, Jocasta and I unpack the vehicle before the household has awoken. ...