Libraries Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Youngsters urged to take part in summer reading challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Daily Echo

    BUDDING bookworms in Hampshire are urged to dive into worlds full of giant peaches, chocolate factories and witches this summer. In a tribute to the popular children's author Roald Dahl, who was born 100 years ago, Hampshire County Council 's libraries want more children to take up the Big Friendly Read.

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  2. Brighton District Library Selects New DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WHMI-FM Howell

    ... prior to that, at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Mack says she believes that libraries are an integral part of a community's success and provide lifelong learning opportunities and cultural enrichment to all of ...

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  3. 18th-century document trips up plans for Connecticut greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Newsday

    In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 photo, the flag flies at half-staff on the town green in Lebanon, Conn. The town has been unable to expand its library on the green because of an 18th century court decision the gives ownership of the mile-long green to the "heirs and assigns" of 51 original deed holders.

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  4. Events/concertsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Lakeland Times

    ... year's Small Town Downtown Forums and Phelps is on the list. (subscriber access) Friday, July 22, 2016 Six area libraries are cooperating this summer in the Northwoods Book Festival, an area-wide celebration of reading and writing. As a culmination ...

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  5. 'I've been collecting vouchers for a while to help keep a lid on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | This Is Money

    ... centre for local offers. Many local authorities offer free swimming for children with a library card, while libraries themselves run summer reading challenges. Fun in the sun: If you are at home with the children, take advantage of free courses ...

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  6. Cool Zone Hours Extended at Two East County LibrariesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | San Diego NewsCape

    The Borrego Springs and Potrero branches of the San Diego County Library will be open extended hours as Cool Zones because of the excessive heat in the region this weekend. Both libraries will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Saturday, and 12 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

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  7. New Camp Verde library opening set November 5Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Bugle

    The staff at the Camp Verde Community Library can now mark its collective calendars for November 5, the official grand opening date of the community's new library. But there's still an opening on the calendar for the dates the old library will be closed, as employees, volunteers and others would need to move the collection of books, computers and other items into the new two-story 17,000-square-foot building.

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  8. Secretary of State Michele Regan to present $20,350 to Camp Verde libraryRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Bugle

    ... the library's Spanish and bilingual collection of materials for children ages 0-5, the statement also said. "Libraries are community centers that address diverse needs, including employment and economic development, civic engagement, and human ...

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  9. Library of Congress continues work on scrubbing "illegal alien" from the recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Hot Air

    Back in March we talked about the decision by the Library of Congress to stop using "offensive terms" like illegal alien to refer to, er illegal aliens. Shortly thereafter, Republicans in Congress moved to attach language to the pending appropriations bill which would require the Library of Congress to stick to terminology as it exists in current federal law. 9 comments

  10. New Library Location Blends History with the Ever-Evolving Library AtmosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... for demonstrations or classes. This work area includes alcoves with private workstations for group work. Although libraries have evolved into more social work spaces, the tradition of being quiet is still a firm expectation. With more activates ...

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  11. Reptiles support readingRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Alpenhorn News

    ... up for the Summer Reading Program and an opportunity to earn weekly incentives and qualify to win prizes. All the libraries have programs for kids this summer and children can attend any program at any library. Check with each library for times and ...

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  12. Tehama County Library bid approved Tuesday, ground breaking expected soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Red Bluff >> The new Tehama County Library, soon to be located at the former Daily News building at 545 Diamond Ave., is getting ready to break ground, sometime in late July or early August, Tehama County Librarian Sally Ainsworth said. Ainsworth and Tehama County Chief Administrator Bill Goodwin presented an update to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, including the news that two metal screens originally intended to decorate the front entrance may be too expensive and not be part of the construction.

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  13. In Our View: Cheers & JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Columbian

    ... innovative and fun way to get children to read was highlighted recently by Columbian reporter Adam Littman. Three libraries in Clark County are participating in Read to the Dogs, which has young students read storybooks to trained dogs. "A dog is ...

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  14. "Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children's Literature" explores the body of workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Rome News

    ... children's literature at this scale has never been produced; this exhibition is designed to travel to other libraries and locations in and around Appalachia. "Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children's Literature" is made possible through the ...

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  15. Puppeteers bring stories to life for young Lincoln readersRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... through third grade. They perform about forty shows a year traveling from their home base of Gibson City to libraries and schools in Illinois focusing on family reading and young authors programs. When asked about the focus on puppetry in their ...

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  16. Goleta City Council Votes to Increase Library FundsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... meeting could recommend an age-appropriate biography of Rosa Parks to a grade-schooler. "If you don't support the libraries," she said, "start building jails." Councilmember Roger Aceves asked Trepa why the decision to either hire or forgo a ...

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  17. Franklin Public Library goes live on the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalogRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Library Technology Guides automation update

    ... access to eBooks through their membership in the Nebraska Overdrive Library program. The Pioneer Consortium serves libraries throughout the state of Nebraska. The consortium continues to expand the number of members that share the LibLime Koha union ...

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  18. Transforming libraries in Myanmar: The e-Library Myanmar ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | OUPblog

    ... was cut off, I stayed a librarian because I believe in the power of information to improve and transform the libraries and the lives of the librarians in the academic society. For universities, the impact of being cut off from the international ...

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  19. MP Hart backs big summer reading event 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | This is South Wales

    MP Simon Hart is supporting a campaign to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year's Summer Reading Challenge - the UK's largest reading for pleasure promotion. Research shows that reading for pleasure is a more powerful factor in life achievement than socio-economic background, and that children who use libraries are twice as likely to be above average readers.

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  20. Sat 7/23: Comics Conference for Educators and LibrariansRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | San Diego Reader

    Comic-Con International has teamed up with the San Diego Public Library to host a free four-day Comics Conference for educators and librarians. This first-of-its-kind educational conference will take place during Comic-Con and will explore the role comics play in promoting education and literacy for all ages.

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