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  1. Swept up in the magicPosted on Mon. Aug 3rd, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago |

    ... has been seriously practicing magic nearly half his life and is becoming a regular performer for programs for area libraries and organizations. In August, he will participate in the Sandusky Magic Festival along with illusionists, conjurers, ...


  2. A Grand Space for Learning: U-M Reopens Taubman Health Sciences Library After $55M MetamorphosisRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The books moved out two years ago, and the construction crews moved in.


  3. Campaign 2012IS Sarah Palin the Most Dangerous Woman in America?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    ... the Bible, they wailed; the book isn't suitable for the delicate minds of children, they cried as they pushed libraries and schools to remove it from their shelves or at the very least make it restricted.' The penguins may have been gay - or maybe ...


  4. UMass to take part in first institute on open textbooksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... to continue our pioneering efforts through the Open Textbook Network," said Jay Schafer, director of UMass Amherst Libraries. The Open Textbook Library is the first searchable online catalog of open textbooks, many of which are reviewed by faculty ...


  5. Libraries need a deeper online presenceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Librarian and Information Science News

    Librarians understand the context in which books make sense, how they go together, what are the canonical readings, and what are the dissenting works worth reading. Library information systems may not know as much about users' behavior as Amazon does, but even highly anonymized usage records can say a lot about what a community values: which works people are reading, which ones they like or think are important, and even the relations they see among the works.


  6. 'Why Digital Comics Are Great For Kids, Plus 5 Ways To Discover And Read Them'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | TeleRead

    ... The CBC article goes on to mention Amazon's Comixology , along with "general reading apps," comics on the Web, libraries, and Manga apps. Yes, I know: digital comics are just another part of life for many people. So excuse us if this is old hat to ...


  7. Five boats compete in Ledyard's first cardboard regattaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Day

    ... Sunday: Simplicity often trumps flashiness. In the first "cardboard regatta" sponsored by Ledyard Public Libraries and hosted on Highlands Lake, high school, college and graduate students took turns setting out in their handmade, ...


  8. Award with Seymour ties given at HanoverRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Tribune

    Ellen Mantz of San Pedro, California, was named the 18th recipient of the Dennis K. Kovener Memorial Award during a recent honors day convocation in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall at Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover College campus. The award, established by the college in honor of Kovener, is given each year to an outstanding student who exemplifies loyalty to Hanover and determination to succeed, according to a news release.


  9. NZSA / Auckland Museum Research GrantsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... have been achieved by sporadic short visits." The Auckland Museum Library is one of New Zealand's major research libraries. The depth of material available is highly valued throughout New Zealand and internationally. Membership of the NZ Society of ...


  10. American EssayIGNORANCE, not Malice, Compels the Right's Demand for Budget CutsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2011 | American Reporter

    For those who don't remember, in November the Lamont Library at Harvard revealed that 36 books on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered issues were damaged by "what appeared to be urine," according to The Harvard Crimson. The predicable national uproar that followed - in newspapers, on talk shows and all over the Internet - was over hate and hate crimes.


  11. Kids' crafts one source of fun at Durham LibraryRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    Soft music played in the background as kids with sticky fingers glued googly eyes onto red pom-pom balls - all in the quest of making Elmo. Elmo was this week's character of choice for the Durham County Library Main Branch's weekly craft corner held Sunday afternoons.


  12. Photo exhibit at Elkin libraryRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    The 2015 "Show Us Your Best" Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Elkin Public Library during the month of August. The contest is sponsored by all member libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library.


  13. Pre-teens, teens learn ins, outs of being prepared baby sitterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    ... class has helped her feel more confident in the skills she needs to care for her siblings. Johnson County Public Libraries started a Safe Sitter class in May to teach tweens and teens the ins and outs of baby-sitting their siblings and neighbors. ...


  14. News Briefs: Child safety checks, library events, Colorado River clean up and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Grand Junction Free Press

    Didgeridoo Down Under will perform an outdoor concert on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Mesa County Libraries Central Library . The performance is open to the public at no charge.


  15. Providence, Rhode Island Is The Unicorn Capital of the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Unicorn Booty

    ... of clouds. They stuck around for a while, but then galloped off into the city, popping up overnight in parks, libraries and all manner of other unexpected venues. Signs in English and Spanish were posted around the city with a phone number you could ...


  16. A day designed for learningRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... broached the idea to library staff and the board. "They liked the idea and said make it happen," said Cornell. "Libraries share things that work and I said Portsmouth could do this in an amazing way. It is the second year we are doing it, and it's ...


  17. South arts briefs: Lakeville man's art on display at Robert Trail LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... Center atrium, 14955 Galaxie Av. in Apple Valley. The Dakota County Library is hosting craft fairs at branch libraries to feature the work of children ages 4 to 16. All items are priced at $2 or less. The craft fairs will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 ...


  18. [2b2k][liveblog] Wayne Wiegand: Libraries beyond informationRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Joho the Blog

    ... in the field of library history. [ He's also the author of the best biography of Melvil Dewey .] People love libraries, he says, citing the Pew Internet 2013 survey that showed that almost all institutions except libraries and first responders have ...


  19. Ita s All GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The Library Advisory Board >> has made its responses to the Grand Jury's 2014-2015 report on the Library. Our elected BoS now has two, independent groups of citizens , essentially saying the same thing: there are SERIOUS problems with the County's management of Library funds.--Yes, with that SERIOUS I'm shouting-might as well: Last year the County hired an out-of-county consultant who airily blew off the GJ report with the $30,000 word, “unwarranted.” This year, the CEO's office says no more of that costly frivolity.


  20. Shop 'til you drop? If only they meant the inches on one's waistlineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    If your wife, after 53 years of marriage, announces at breakfast that she is going to treat you to some new clothes, be warned: this is not the parcel without strings attached. It is a cunning plan.