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  1. Hundreds of people turn out for Drag Storytime at Wollongong libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... it to be cancelled. Both the Community Services team and the council stood firm in order to highlight Wollongong libraries as open, safe and welcoming spaces that offer a range of events and activities for everyone. "We are so delighted with the ...

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  2. Local author elevates North Bergen's place in history of Revolutionary WarRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Jersey Journal

    Residents of North Bergen do not expect to hear cannon fire while going about their day, but in 1780 the echoing thunder of cannons marked the historic Battle of Bull's Ferry. The Revolutionary War battle -- waged in what is now Guttenberg, West New York and North Bergen, just north of Port Imperial, on the Hudson River waterfront -- saw thousands of American troops clash with less than 100 British loyalists.

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  3. Antique bookseller, archivist charged in $8 million schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books, illustrations, maps and photographs from a Pennsylvania library over a 20-year period, including Isaac Newton's "Principia," considered a watershed of science. In some cases, the archivist used an X-Acto knife to cut potentially valuable maps and illustrations out of books in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's historical collection, authorities said.

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  4. Library Book & Bake Sale; Grandma's Attic Yard SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    Searsmont Community Building. Residents are invited to come and meet Cathy McGahan, new assistant librarian, at the 29th annual Library Book and Bake Sale and "Grandma's Attic" community yard sale.

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  5. 'Bluegrass Rocks' as Pettee visits libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Courier-Tribune

    "Bluegrass Rocks" as singer-songwriter Charles Pettee presents "Hear the Sound," an interactive family music show, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. Pettee's appearance, which is free and open to the public, is part of "Libraries Rock," the Randolph County Public Library's summer reading initiative. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  6. JC Library receives grantRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations in eastern and central Pennsylvania. "Conversely, state support for libraries has been reduced to 1982 levels, requiring libraries to be creative in seeking funding streams," A A card shower is being held ...

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  7. Nebraska County Countdown: #43 Colfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Corn Nation

    ... built the opera house. Good for you! You also have the Schuyler Carnegie Library. Did you know that there were 69 libraries built in Nebraska by the Carnegie Corporation? They were built from grants from the Carnegie Corporation in New York because ...

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  8. Newton's 'Principia' among items in alleged $8M book schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSFY

    ... founded over a century ago with $1 million from steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, who went on to establish over 2,500 libraries around the world, according to the library.

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  9. Final week for Summer ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

    The week of July 23 through the 27th is the last week of Summer Reading for 2018. Be sure to turn in all of your time by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 27. Each level you have completed and turn in will give you a chance to win the grand prizes.

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  10. Auckland Libraries 5,000,000 rented book helps star-crossed lovers get on the same pageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... everything you need to find your dream home. Ian Hammond and his fiance Corinne Imbert. Hammond hired out Auckland Libraries 5 millionth Ebook in a bid in Imbert's good books. Photo / Supplied The tale behind the five millionth checkout of eBooks ...

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  11. New Yorkers Booked 9,500 Free Museum Tickets in Four Days, New Passes Arrive August 1Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    ... city institutions have expressed interest in participating. According to a press release from the New York City libraries about Culture Pass NYC, "In addition to providing passes to this inaugural group of venues, the Culture Pass team is working ...

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  12. 3 kittens abandoned at Streator library find homesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times

    ... succeeded in finding homes for all three kittens – two went the same household. A 2016 survey of U.S. libraries by filmmaker Gary Roma, creator of the documentary "Puss in Books: Adventures of the Library Cat," found about 40 districts ...

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  13. Things to do in and around GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Librarian Lauren Mendoza reads "Mirand's Beach Day" during the Greenwich Library Stories in the Park program at the Bruce Park Playground gazebo across the street from the Bruce Museum on July 11. Dozens of children and their caretakers crowded into the gazebo for readings of children's books and interactive songs for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. The next story hour will be this Wednesday.

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  14. Birds of prey put on showRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Eli, a Harris hawk, demonstrates close flying, as she would in a forest, during Chip Gentry's presentation on Friday about birds of prey at the Osterneck Auditorium in Lumberton. "I've never been this close to a bird like this," said Quadi Strickland, who stood in the group.

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  15. Heat continues as Denton sets same-day record high of 109Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... near 110 degrees. Rufus Hudson uses his smartphone Friday at Emily Fowler Central Library. Denton's public libraries, among other locations around town, have been designated as "cooling stations" for locals to come inside and take refuge from the ...

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  16. Seward Summer Reading Closing Celebration @ The Library & MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seward City News

    Libraries Rock Join us at the Seward Community Library & Museum for Seward Summer Reading Program Closing Celebration! This Summer's Reading Program was one of the most successful EVER and it's time to CELEBRATE! For more information contact the Library at 224-4082, email libmus@cityofseward.net , or visit us at 239 6th Ave. The Seward Community Library & Museum is a combined public library, historic museum, archives and community center that was co-located in a new facility at 6th Ave. and Adams St. in 2013 to better serve Seward and the surrounding area.

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  17. The Week in Libraries: July 20, 2018Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    ALA president Loida Garcia-Febo said she was dismayed to see Tor "bring forward a tired and unproven claim of library lending adversely affecting sales," and said the move "undermines our shared commitment to readers and writers - particularly with no advance notice or discussion with libraries." And in a letter to Tor's president and publisher Fritz Foy, Pilar Martinez Chair, Canadian Urban Libraries Council and CEO of the Edmonton Public Library disputed that library e-book lending was impacting sales, and said that Tor's "adversarial approach" was "a direct affront to readers who rely on public libraries for access to their educational and recreational reading materials."

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  18. Newtona s a Principiaa among items in alleged $8M book schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books, illustrations, maps and photographs from a Pennsylvania library over a 20-year period, including Isaac Newton's "Principia," considered a watershed of science. In some cases, the archivist used an X-Acto knife to cut potentially valuable maps and illustrations out of books in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's historical collection, authorities said.

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  19. Cannon caps Libraries Rock! In Stockton SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Republican Journal

    Stockton Springs Community Library, 6 Station St., will cap its Libraries Rock! summer reading program for children Tuesday, June 31, at 6 p.m. with a presentation by musician/mime Scot Cannon. There will be no morning program that day.

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  20. Library Cards Rival Golden Tickets With Culture Pass OptionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... which offers library cardholders free access to 33 cultural institutions across the city. As of Friday afternoon, libraries were still flooded with people applying for cards. The New York Public Library has received more than 12,000 online ...

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