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  1. Ukiah library hosts Paper Airplane AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Some of the students at the Paper Airplane Academy held Friday at the Ukiah branch of the Mendocino County Library were a bit lost. Others already seemed to be experts.


  2. JOB: Tape Ministries NW seeking Part-time LibrarianRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

    Tape Ministries NW (dba AUDIOBOOK MINISTRIES), a not-for-profit, free Christian lending library for people who are blind, visually impaired and disabled nationwide has a job opening for a Permanent PART-TIME LIBRARIAN.


  3. Genealogy buff shares research skills with people seeking info on ancestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    LAKEVILLE - Some folks call the Lakeville Library's volunteer Genealogy Club coordinator Richard Wisniewski an “expert” at researching family trees, but the retired machine operator from Freetown modestly rejects the expert label. Despite more than 20 years' experience building genealogical charts tracing the ancestry of his own family and those of regular club members, he sees himself as more of a skilled hobbyist who can sometimes help people find some interesting details about their more distant relations than any kind of certifiable expert.


  4. Burlington County Library System (NJ) selects Polaris ILS and Polaris LeapRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Library Technology Guides automation update

    ... circulation transactions each year. The Library is migrating from a Horizon system provided by SirsiDynix. "Libraries choose Innovative because our solutions provide an outstanding user experience across devices and content types," says SVP of ...


  5. Health clinics reach out to aboriginal womenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... now holds monthly workshops at the downtown Vancouver Public Library, drawing up to 80 attendees. Two other local libraries will begin hosting similar workshops this year. But a permanent clinic remains elusive, although Ho said discussions are ...


  6. Volunteer job at library helps woman find independence, fulfillmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    She volunteers in Morgan's Tales Used Book Store at the Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center. The 23-year-old picks up donated books from a bin at the front counter and carries them across the room to the back office, where she sets them on a desk to be sorted and shelved later.


  7. Readers sound off on importance of librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... budgets have been cut repeatedly in recent years, so citizens must wait longer for books and other materials. Do libraries still matter? Some readers don't think so. However, the circulation and visitation numbers were setting records before the ...


  8. Prefer Picoult to Proust? Don't hide it - be low-brow and proud MY...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... card from birth and, hoorah, the Scottish Government is giving A 80,000 to local authorities to make this happen. Libraries are often the heart of communities and books often the heart of lives. There is no more precious gift to give a child than ...


  9. Man Accused in Child Porn Case Has History With PDRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    A Lomas Santa Fe man accused of soliciting a sex act from a minor in a public library had a collection of library cards, officials said. Now, NBC 7 has obtained court documents showing the suspect has been questioned in similar incidents reported at other libraries.


  10. MLSTA starts free tennis racquet library to train tribal kids in the gameRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    To help poor tribal kids learn the game, the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association has started racquet libraries to ensure growth of players and scout for hidden talent. With a good racquet costing about Rs 20,000 rupees, many of these kids had no choice but to stay away from the game.


  11. L-G nod to Rs 3-cr fund to restore public libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    In a meeting on Friday, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung approved a Rs 3-crore grant for the restoration of the ailing Hardayal municipal public library in Chandni Chowk. The meeting was attended by Commissioner representatives from the South and East corporations, the secretary and librarian and senior government officers.


  12. Stretching ironyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Walt at Random

    ... the first chapter-which includes the key facts-is free online; the key facts were in my freely-available American Libraries excerpt; and the spreadsheet used for the report is freely available. But never mind.) And here I am plugging away on a much ...


  13. MoreRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... that the owners share the views expressed in the publications and intended them to be used for terrorism. Other libraries interested James Fitzgerald, a professor at Dublin City University and editor of the Critical Studies on Terrorism journal, ...


  14. We all owe a thanks to those who fought to keep libarary where it is | Editor's NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    ... to turn control of the Renton Library over to the King County Library System and promised to build two replacement libraries in the process. Following that vote, the administration, the City Council and KCLS all began work on building a new ...


  15. Danville schools move into digital ageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Courier

    ... Spheros and Makey Makeys are just two of the Makerspace technologies students can access. Both of the district libraries have Makerspace areas, where students can build with K'nex kits, Arduinos and more. "Decades ago, people built things," ...


  16. Lots to do at area librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Contact Mary Ellen Humphrey [email protected] Armida [email protected] - “End of Life Happens...At Any Age, At Any Time” Monday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. Back by popular demand. Find out how to plan for the inevitable with grace & practicality, plus clearly organize your personal wishes and intentions.


  17. Seeking nominations and submissions for the 2016 RUSA Achievement AwardsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | American Library Association

    ... reviewer, group, editor, review medium or organization for excellence in book reviewing and other media for libraries. The winner receives a citation. Zora Neale Hurston Award honors an individual ALA member who has demonstrated leadership in ...


  18. Newtown library open for businessRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Wellington City Council

    ... re-open the makeover together with the positive service from our local librarians sets it apart from other branch libraries in the city." As part of the reopening, overdue fees for items due at Newtown library while it was closed will be waived.


  19. Library creating mobile a MakerSpacesaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Altus Times

    ... federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered through the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. The funds will enable the public libraries in Altus and Hollis to create mobile "MakerSpaces" that will offer materials and ...


  20. Library and Information Center Accessibility: The Differently-able Patron's PerspectiveRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. This article explores library services and accessibility in public, school, and academic libraries from the perspective of patrons who are differently-able.