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  1. Reality is broken: Why games make us better and how they can change...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tame The Web

    ... on people's everyday lives and how gamers are connecting socially and intelligently to create a better world. As libraries seek to transition into the role of Library 2.0 we must be willing to listen to our users and understand their needs. ...


  2. National Poetry Day gets Britain versingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TeleRead

    National Poetry Day, the UK's annual celebration of all things poetical, takes place today this year, on Thursday October 8th. And traditional and social media alike, plus websites, libraries, town squares, billboards, and even construction scaffolding, are filling up with commemorations and events in honor of poetry and poets past and present.


  3. The Northern Poetry Library makes the region a hotbed of verseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chronicle Live

    ... books can be borrowed and reserved for free as part of the library's normal stock. Anyone can join Northumberland Libraries and borrow the books, or go along to browse the collection. Established by the North Northumberland Arts Group in the 1960s ...


  4. The Weresquirrel's ConcubineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Memphis Flyer

    We had a little tiff. That's not exactly why I'm cheating, but let me tell you what that skank did to me.


  5. Adults find coloring pages a great way to get rid of stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Republic

    The music of Segovia played. A pot of hot water waited for anyone who wished to have tea.


  6. Barwell's community library plan is written offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hinckley Times

    Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley & Bosworth have been playing at The play Brummegem Pals is the story of best mates, Jackie Moore and Danny Arrowsmith, 17 years of age and intent on abandoning their apprenticeship in favour of adventure Leicestershire County Council, which is offloading 36 rural libraries as part of an 800,000 cost cutting scheme, has been informed. The decision came at the latest meeting of the Barwell Community Library Group.


  7. Wi-Fi hotspot loans from Kitchener, Ont. library a Canadian firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    CEO Mary Chevreau says Kitchener Public Library's Wi-Fi hotspot loan program was the first of its kind in Canada when it launched Oct. 8, 2015. Kitchener Public Library is embracing the digital age, and setting a new standard for libraries in Canada with its new Wi-Fi hotspot loan program.


  8. All Queens libraries will be open 6 days a weekRead the original story

    Thursday | Queens Crap

    From DNA Info : All 62 branches of the Queens Borough Public Library will soon be open at least six days a week, thanks to increased city funding, the library announced Tuesday. The last time all library branches in the borough were open six days a week was more than a decade ago, the library said.


  9. Port Angeles Library concert Friday will celebrate renovated children's areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Daily News

    Seattle performer Eli Rosenblatt and his five-piece band will bring a mix of salsa, swing, and samba music to the Port Angeles Library for the "Art Blast!" party, a free, all-ages event this Friday night. The musicians will take the stage to help celebrate two things happening here at 2210 S. Peabody St.: the new Art in the Library show, with an opening reception at 6:30 p.m., and the newly renovated children's area.


  10. Pupils Speak Out: Jo'burg libraries not easy to navigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Mail & Guardian

    From outdated resources to a lack of computers and curriculum books, it's difficult to find what you're looking for in Jo'burg's inner city libraries. This article is part of a weekly series of comment pieces written by South African pupils about the problems they encounter in their schools.


  11. Go on a Blind Date with a Book at Bebe Oa s in the Tower DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | The Fresno Bee

    ... donated books - who doesn't have a dozen or so unused books lying around? The library operates two "little free libraries" set up outside Chase Flower Shop on Van Ness Avenue and Free Bird Company on Olive Avenue. The books are offered, for free, on ...


  12. A gathering of the writing tribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Anna Sopko hoisted herself up out of her sagging, old floral print couch and hobbled over to switch off the as-old TV set. Don't they realize that? A couple dozen of the region's best authors gathered Saturday at Southern Oregon University for the fourth annual Ashland Book & Author Festival - a conclave that lets them sell a few books, attend seminars on marketing and, probably the biggest draw, helps them network, reinforce the camaraderie of the writer clan and pick up some moral support for this often lonely profession.


  13. Top 14 things to do in Bay County Oct. 8-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 |

    ... a.m. Attendees are invited to bring a lunch. Coffee and cookies are to be provided by Friends of the Bay County Libraries. The event is free to the public. Hear about the Jupiter disaster during the next Second Saturday Series program at 1 p.m. ...


  14. Mind the Gap: Find and Fix the Mismatches Between Faculty and Academic LibrariansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Library Journal

    Meredith Schwartz, Executive Editor of Library Journal , and Jennifer Albers-Smith, Marketing Director, Academic and Special Libraries of Gale Cengage Learning, will co-present key findings from their recent joint study, Bridging the Librarian-Faculty Gap in the Academic Library. Schwartz and Albers-Smith will convene a panel that includes an academic librarian who works on innovative faculty support projects and a faculty member.


  15. Indigo Bridge Books events calendar for Banned Books Week 2010Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2010 |

    ... will be Christy Hargesheimer (board member for Amnesty International Nebraska) Pat Leach (director of Lincoln City Libraries) and Amy Miller (Legal Director for Nebraska ACLU). A question and answer session will follow. Thursday, September 30, 6:00 ...


  16. Unison Calls On Lambeth Council To Rethink Gym LibrariesRead the original story

    Thursday | Book trade news from Book2book

    Lambeth Council's announcements last week that three of Lambeth's libraries were to house private gym facilities with reduced library services has been met with condemnation by Lambeth UNISON, the union representing the public sector workers whose work places and jobs are at risk. Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just 3 a month.


  17. DRM Stomper Announces the Release of Their New DRM Remover for Kindle BooksRead the original story

    Thursday |

    ... users the opportunity to upgrade to premium should they decide. The DRM conversion application allows for entire libraries of e-books and documents to be imported at once and converted via multi-threading so that the whole library is essentially ...


  18. Oakland presents new plans for libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... teens and preteens "use this alcove that is in the children's section and is disruptive. Traditionally, in today's libraries, young adults would have an area of their own. It's a key demographic that always gets chased out of libraries. But it's ...


  19. MomentumMOM is MovedRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    ... lover. We have floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and our books are treated with care. To suggest that bookstores and libraries are obsolete would make me argue loudly. People always need a good read. "Unthinkable!" I would say. Wonder of wonders, my ...


  20. Today In HistoryRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    1936: Charles Mathews , Foreman of Tiger Hose Company No. 3, Key West Fire Department, was honored for 50 years of service.