Libraries Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Staunton Public Library Offers Musical Instruments for Checking OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | NBC29

    The library director says the idea came from a patron, and they now have about a dozen items that are available. These new items include a baritone ukulele, cymbals, amps, and guitar pedals.

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  2. Why Philly's crumbling libraries aren't just libraries anymore | Mike NewallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Philly.com

    ... shift playing out across the country. It's a conversation I'll be writing about this summer, as I visit the libraries that lend much more than books to their communities. It's a conversation that's becoming increasingly urgent in a dynamic city ...

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  3. Boise GreenBike's Dave Fotsch Talks Setting Up Bike Shares at Bike Week SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Boise Weekly

    ... isn't the only model cities have used to put publicly available bikes on the streets, and Fotsch pointed to bike "libraries," where people can "check out" bikes just like they would a library book; privately funded ride shares, city-run programs; ...

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  4. Vernon Area Library officials finalizing $8 million budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Daily Herald

    With an eye toward future facility improvements, Vernon Area Public Library District officials are finalizing a nearly $8 million budget for the next fiscal year. The library board and administrators will meet Monday night to discuss the proposed spending plan.

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  5. End of the school year pushes parents to the limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Star Tribune

    Right after schoolwide testing wraps up, the craziness begins: e-mails, field trips, class projects, requests for money, award ceremonies, concerts. They are never-ending.

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    As budget cuts are on the horizon for the city of Corpus Christi, one grassroots organization is making a big effort to make sure libraries aren't impacted. The group is called 'For the Greater Good.'

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  7. Friends and Neighbors: Grads get scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Star Press

    Friends and Neighbors: Local grads honored with scholarships, awards High school seniors receive scholarships, Ball State grad receives Provost's Prize, libraries receive literacy grants and more. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: https://tspne.ws/2Ir0huR a Five local high school students received scholarships at the annual Achievement Day luncheon of the Delaware County Extension Homemakers on April 24. Each of the following students received a $500 scholarship to attend the college of their choice: a Anna Allen of Yorktown received the Provost's Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Work during Ball State University's Commencement on May 5. Allen was a psychological science major and graduated summa cum laude.

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  8. Committee approves city of Roseburg budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The News-Review

    The Roseburg Budget Committee Tuesday approved a $69.6 million budget for fiscal year 2018-19 , including $24 million in general fund expenditures. The budget includes $355,535 for a new city library department - including salaries and benefits for a full-time library director and two part-time employees - and $1.9 million for renovations to the library building.

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  9. The Greeneville SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Greenville Sun

    Jennifer Wilder uses purple and gold ribbon to prepare the Greene County Partnership's headquarters on Academy Street for the 24th annual Iris Festival. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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  10. Why the Senate Vote to Save Net Neutrality Is More than 'Symbolic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... president Jim Neal said he was pleased with the result. "Strong net neutrality protections are good for America's libraries, good for our nation and, according to polls, what voters of all political persuasions support." But if you take a look at ...

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  11. Dali and Caidi recipients of 2018 David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural AwardRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | American Library Association

    Keren Dali, assistant professor at the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta, Canada and Nadia Caidi, associate professor at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Information iSchool, are the recipients of the 2018 American Library Association Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award for their article entitled " Diversity by Design ." The David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award recognizes recent articles that include significant new research related to the understanding and promotion of multiculturalism in libraries in North America.

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  12. The 2018 guide to the Newbery and Caldecott awardsRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | American Library Association

    Updated with the 2018 award and honor books, " The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books ," published by ALA Editions, gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. Librarians and teachers everywhere rely on this guidebook for quick reference and collection development and also as a resource for curriculum links and readers' advisory.

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  13. North Vancouver book bike goes 'library viral'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | North Shore News

    ... Fenton, the driving force behind the project. "Suddenly we were getting calls from media outlets and also other libraries that were very excited about the project," says Fenton, the library's head of community, program and service development. The ...

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  14. DPS 61 gets 5K from 'Back to Books' grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Decatur School District was awarded nearly $5,000 as part of the "Back to Books" grants from Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White. The grants will help schools and libraries acquire fiction and/or notification books to add to the library collection for readers.

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  15. Summer reading program kicks off June 12 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Point Pleasant Register

    It will be a summer of discovery at the Mason County Libraries, as the Summer Reading Program gets underway in June. "Summer of Discovery at the Library" will be the theme of the free event, with reading, games, crafts, prizes and activities being planned.

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  16. The library is about community and connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Capital Weekly

    ... by the Friends for all the children's material, new computers, and daily delivery service of items from other libraries, and by the board of the Endowment Association, shepherding funds and overseeing distributions for the library's use - the four ...

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  17. Seminole considers privatizing libraries, but residents don't like ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Madelda Thompson likes to say that she's the "ultimate patron" of Seminole County 's libraries, calling them "the best deal in town." The 73-year-old Winter Springs resident regularly visits branch libraries several times a week to check out books and DVDs, attend genealogy classes, tutor young students, and use the conference rooms to teach English classes to adults who are learning the language.

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  18. South Africa:Reading Crisis - Focus On the Root Cause, Not the PeripheralsRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | AllAfrica.com

    ... But it does presuppose that older children and adults are able to read. Reading campaigns and better access to libraries will benefit those who are already able to read for meaning by providing more opportunities to practise the skills they already ...

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  19. RPL first library in Sask. to receive Sun Life Financial's Musician Instrument Lending programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | GlobalNews

    On May 16, Sun Life Financial announced that the Regina Public Library will be the first library in Saskatchewan to receive its Musical Instrument Lending program , providing residents of Regina a chance to borrow musical instruments. Saskatchewan natives and Juno-Award winning band, The Sheepdogs were on hand to announce the details of the program, in addition to Regina's mayor Michael Fougere , the assistant vice-president, philanthropy & sponsorships of Sun Life Financial Paul Joliat , the library director and CEO of the Regina Public Library Jeff Barber and the chair and board of directors for the Regina Public Library Sean Quinlan .

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  20. Popular fixture returns to Hastings Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    Four-year-old Oliver Patterson of Hastings looks through a book while sitting in the bathtub at Hastings Public Library Wednesday.

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