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  1. New spruce tree planted on Dover library lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The parking expansion project in front of the Dover Public Library is nearly complete with the planting of a new blue spruce tree. One of the first steps of the expansion project that began at the beginning of August was the removal of the blue spruce tree on the front lawn that was planted in memorial of Albert Gorman, a decorated U.S. Army veteran who died in January 2001.


  2. Library hosts childrena s book partyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz Public Libraries will host a Book Party for ages 3-8 and an Author Forum for educators of prekindergarten to third-grade children from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Downtown Library Upstairs Meeting Room, 224 Church St. The book party, taking place from 10 a.m. to noon, will include readings and signings by local authors Eve Bunting, Diane Landy, Eric Hoffman and Kathy Ellen, activity tables, Pacific Cookie Company cookies and goodie bags. The Author Forum, held from 12:15-1 p.m., will include a panel by the authors for teachers, librarians and others to ask questions for the classroom.


  3. Russell discusses 'Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

    Lisa M. Russell, author of "Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia," speaks to attendees of the Bartow History Museum program. North Georgia's sunken towns took center stage Wednesday during Bartow History Museum's Lunch and Learn program.


  4. Business Notes: UT Health East Texas sets job fairs; city hires new head librarianRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    In Tyler, a career fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 7424 S. Broadway Ave. Ashley Taylor has been named city librarian in Tyler. A longtime employee, her duties previously included supervising the circulation department and overseeing the library's MakerSpace.


  5. Founder dies, but his 'sweet little nudge' will live onRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... help. Bol visited Fort Wayne in 2015 at the invitation of the Downtown Rotary Club, which installed 100 of the libraries around the city as part of its centennial celebration. Several organizations followed suit, including the University of Saint ...


  6. Local kids choose their top 100 favourite readsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    ... ldren before they reach primary school. The list of the top 100 books has been published and can be found at local libraries, or downloaded from, for children to tick off.


  7. Library Plans Rally For Increased FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Tina Scott, library executive director, told The Post-Journal Friday Prendergast library officials are asking their supporters to attend the 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, meeting of the Jamestown City Council, which is when the elected officials are slated to discuss funding for the library.


  8. Monterey County's first librarian traveled dangerous terrain, defying stereotypes about women.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Monterey County Weekly

    ... region with many remote, inhospitable areas when Anne Hadden became the first librarian for Monterey County Free Libraries in 1913. During her 16 years on the job, Hadden established 126 branches of the libraries - which included collections of ...


  9. New read to relax group launches at Great Sankey Neighbourhood HubRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

    Overseen by LiveWire's libraries team, 'Read to Relax' is a weekly reading group that brings people together in a relaxed and social atmosphere to read, have a cup of tea and chat. The main difference between this and other reading groups is that at Read to Relax someone reads out loud, so it is your choice whether you want to read aloud or just sit back and listen.


  10. Murrieta Public Library honors its Friends of the Library groupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    The Murrieta Public Library will celebrate its Friends of the Library group Oct. 21-27 as part of the 13th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. The Friends of the Murrieta Library was established in 1996 and the group has raised nearly $1 million over the years to support the Murrieta Public Library The Friends of the Murrieta Library operate two used bookstores in Murrieta, staffed by volunteers.


  11. Parking permits only good until '19Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    City residents can apply for overnight parking permits for the Johnstown Public Library, but only for the rest of the year. Mayor Vern Jackson told the Common Council Monday night that city and library officials are working on use of the library's city-owned parking spots for overnight parking with winter approaching.


  12. Library closed 'until further notice' due to structural problemRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

    ... the immediate action required. "We apologise to library users for the inconvenience. Oxfordshire has more than 40 libraries including those comparatively nearby in Charlbury, Kidlington and Witney. It is also possible to borrow books online and we ...


  13. Tanglewood Elementary student starts a little free librarya in Fort MyersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... of my book," Rienzo said. "I'm hoping that they will love to read like me." "There are some of these little free libraries that we put 50 to 60 books in every week," President Mary Corrigan said. "I'm just so proud of Evelin [because] she has ...


  14. Videos Highlight how UW Law Library Fosters Research & LearningRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WisBlawg

    Over the summer, the Law Library created a series of videos that highlights the ways that we foster research and learning at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Just in time to celebrate the UW Law School's sesquicentennial , the videos highlight not only our beautiful library space but also our collections and research support.


  15. The Week in Libraries: October 19, 2018Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    ... what means, exactly. But the data librarians and vendors have collected and shared with me about Tor e-books in libraries raises some questions about that claim . And what I am still not at all clear on is, if print books and e-books function ...


  16. Video: My Talk on The Future of Libraries -- 'Library 3.0'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Minding the Planet

    If you are interested in semantics, taxonomies, education, information overload and how libraries are evolving, you may enjoy this video of my talk on the Semantic Web and the Future of Libraries at the OCLC Symposium at the American Library Association Midwinter 2009 Conference. This event focused around a dialogue between David Weinberger and myself, moderated by Roy Tennant.


  17. UCD receives grant to expand free STEM textbook projectRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    A library of free and open-source educational science and technology resources for college courses will expand, thanks to a $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to the LibreTexts Project, led by UC Davis. LibreTexts, a national consortium including universities and community colleges across the country, produces a series of linked online libraries that replace conventional textbooks and course materials.


  18. The True Story Behind the Movie Can You Ever Forgive Me?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Time

    ... to go into outright theft after her fakes are exposed. "I was going to take a crook's tour of major university libraries," she wrote, "replicate some valuable letters in their various collections, and then replace the McCoy with forged copies." In ...


  19. Window washer who fell from downtown library had nearly 50 years...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    A window washer who died Wednesday after falling five stories from the downtown Spokane Public Library was a business owner with decades of cleaning experience. Paul Eugene Gustafson opened his own north Spokane based window-washing service in 2012 with his wife Susan Gustafson, called Pro-Window Cleaning Inc., according to business license records.


  20. ACT government 'has no plans to close libraries' despite inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Age

    City Services Minister Chris Steel says a new inquiry into the future of ACT public libraries is not about cost-cutting or closing libraries. But some may be relocated.