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  1. Library fills the gap in students' learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | This Week Community News

    It sounds like a water-slide ride on a hot, sunny day, but the "summer slide" is not fun when it happens to school-age children -- it's more like ice cream melting down the side of a cone, as children lose reading and math skills over the summer. Lisa Fuller, director of community engagement for Worthington Libraries, said parents can stop the seasonal loss of educational skills by encouraging children to read at least 30 minutes a day and taking them to special library programs.


  2. Ita s All Good: Bogus library charges must stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Willits News

    Heroic Grand Jury >> They're back, with a crisply written, documented report on the County's sucking the Library's tit. I refer, of course and again, to the Library's dedicated twin revenue streams, from property taxes and from voter self-imposed Measure A taxes.


  3. Report: AppleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | MacInTouch

    ... is of secondary importance. "... ask yourselves whether you want to share just the media, retaining separate libraries, or have a single library in common...." I want separate libraries that share music files. I want myself, my wife and my daughter ...


  4. Helping Launch the NetGain ChallengeRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | My heart's in Accra

    ... them. In 1889, Andrew Carnegie gave money to build a public library in Braddock, Pennsylvania, the first of 1,689 libraries he funded in the US. These were not just spaces that allowed people to feed their minds, but in many towns, the only spaces ...


  5. 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 ...


  6. James Patterson announces first round of grants to schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    James Patterson is announcing the first round of school libraries to receive grants from an initiative he and Scholastic Reading Club launched in March, and he continues to raise the amount of money he will donate. The best-selling author said Tuesday that $500,000 has been given to 127 schools, from Berryville Middle School in Arkansas to the Pierre Indian Learning Center in South Dakota.


  7. Longtime Northboro librarian reflects on past, marvels at futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Item Extra

    ... Langley said. “Just to see the potential in what was coming down the road was just so exciting because the libraries didn't used to be able to share and connect.” In the days since she took over as director of the Northborough Free ...


  8. Librarian reflectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Groton Landmark

    ... when former Gov. Deval Patrick floated the idea of closing the state library in 2009. And the best thing about libraries? That hasn't changed in 32 years, Schofield said, answering with the simplicity and eloquence befitting a literary person: ...


  9. Keep 'em Coming Back for S'mores | Programs That PopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Library Journal

    ... proposed making a solar-powered s'mores oven for an Earth Day activity, we knew it would be a hit. Even libraries that can't partner with a university student group can still offer this inexpensive program. All supplies for 15-20 participants can be ...


  10. Failed pump causes sewage backup into Homer Village HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    Homer Village Hall is off-limits to the public after a failed pump station caused raw sewage to back up into the building. When the pump station first failed - on the morning of June 25 - no notification alarm was sent, Mayor Ray Cunningham said.


  11. HCPL's Mary Hastler Elected President of Maryland Library AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... cultivating critical resources and services for its members while raising the awareness and knowledge of Maryland libraries. Hastler has been an active member of the Maryland Library Association for more than 16 years. Prior to serving as president, ...


  12. Library has plenty to offer on your furry friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Moultrie News

    Growing up, one of my biggest wishes was to have a cat. My mother, on the other hand, was afraid of these adorable creatures.


  13. Summer activities to make the season funRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northern Michigan News

    Although the first week off is exciting, as the weeks continue, you might find yourself eager to go back and start classes. Yet, with most area schools slated to begin the new school year on Sept.


  14. Python 3 Object-Oriented ProgrammingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | O'Reilly

    ... in the book. After you discover the joy of unit testing and just how easy it can be, you'll study higher level libraries such as database connectors and GUI toolkits and learn how they uniquely apply object-oriented principles. You'll learn how ...


  15. 95-year-old Wayne County library system coming to endRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The 95-year-old Wayne County library system is coming to an end as it transitions its remaining two libraries into municipal ones. The Detroit Free Press reports libraries in the Detroit suburbs of Ecorse and Taylor cease operating as county libraries Wednesday.


  16. Digital Library Data Curation Developer at University of Notre DameRead the original story

    Wednesday | Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog

    The Hesburgh Libraries is seeking a passionate software developer to join our Digital Library Technology Unit in support of digital library and research data curation services. With an emphasis on data curation, the individual will design and develop digital library frameworks and applications in areas such as controlled vocabularies, digital collections, digital content harvesting.


  17. St. Matthew the Apostle recognizes CYO membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times-Picayune

    Each year, the Knights of Columbus Council 13425 of St. Matthew the Apostle in River Ridge recognizes two CYO members from the parish who have exhibited outstanding leadership skills, served as role models to other members and demonstrated their faith through service to the parish and community. This year the group recognized Kirsten Pecquet and Ryan Roberts and presented them with the Catholic Youth Leadership Award and scholarship.


  18. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... space and giving it to private groups," said Carolyn McIntyre, a founder of activist group Citizens Defending Libraries. "This is a real-estate deal and is no longer true to the mission of what libraries are about, which is making information and ...


  19. Get It Loud project nominated for national lottery awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    PEOPLE are urged to vote for a local campaign which has been shortlisted in the final seven of a national lottery competition. Get It Loud In Libraries has been an ongoing initiative which has seen local libraries bouncing to live music gigs.


  20. McConnell Foundation gives Tehama County Library $500,000 grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... with creating a modern community resource from the conception,” Ainsworth said. “Whoever said libraries are a thing of the past hasn't been to ours. There's 10-20 people at all times waiting to go online. We have an outrageous number ...