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  1. Cheap Weekly: Traveling on the cheap through fictionRead the original story

    Monday | The WSU Signpost

    Sometimes all it takes to unwind after a long day at school is a good book. It's a well-established fact that college students are strapped for time.

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  2. Council budget day: Bins and libraries are what matters most to the votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IcTamworth

    ... it plans to reinstate free garden waste collections for most residents , and it seems likely that a few community libraries are for the chop - although details of where the axe will fall have yet to emerge. In contrast Labour councillors in ...

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  3. Washington library to focus on arts and cultureRead the original story

    Monday | Hometown News Daily

    ... do not just stop by the library for resources or entertainment. In order to stay relevant, Heidenreich said many libraries have had to "reinvent themselves". The library hopes someone is inspired by this year's program, and takes it upon themselves ...

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  4. Wild America Host Marty Stouffer offers Nature Weekend in AspenRead the original story

    Monday | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... These range from DVD's of the series to Ecology Teaching Guides and larger packages suited for schools and libraries to face-to-face opportunities with Marty. Those personal interactions include a private dinner at Marty's "Digitizing the episodes ...

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  5. Anne Gibson: $7.8m library rebuild a hit with residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... together if they wish," Rennie said. "We endeavoured to match the best elements of traditional and contemporary libraries and to use a range of furniture that could accommodate both bits of the existing collection," he said. "In libraries, carpet is ...

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  6. Meet Amy Randazzo, Ferguson's New Crowdfunded LibrarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Library Journal

    What do you do with an unexpected $350,000? Scott Bonner, director of the Ferguson Municipal Public Library , MO, had two items on his wish list: new carpeting and a children's librarian. The carpeting is still forthcoming, but FMPL has just hired Amy Randazzo to serve as its long-awaited children's services librarian starting March 9. Bonner's actions in August and November of 2014, when he joined forces with local teachers and volunteers to provide a safe, engaged space at FMPL for all of Ferguson, notably children and teenagers during school closings, prompted an outpouring of gratitude and generosity.

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  7. Ingenuity Unleashed: The spur of the Knight Challenge | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Library Journal

    James L. Knight Foundation opened a News Challenge for Libraries last September-for good reason. Libraries were getting a highly visible shout-out from this national foundation, and library enthusiasts were being asked to share ideas in a setting that encouraged collaboration to deepen the impact of library work.

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  8. Paralibrarian of the Year 2015: Tamara Faulkner KrausRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Library Journal

    Tamara Faulkner Kraus's passion for providing library service to people in need more than sustains her energy and creativity. That unsinkable spirit is now being acknowledged with the 2015 LJ Paralibrarian of the Year Award, sponsored by DEMCO.

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  9. Cynthia Mari OrozcoCalifornia State University- Long BeachRead the original story

    Monday | American Library Association

    ... about ACRL? ACRL provides a comprehensive way for me to stay in tune with what's happening in college and research libraries, from its publications to professional development opportunities to the amazing network of colleagues. 5. What do you as an ...

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  10. PCLS celebrates Seuss' birthday with some - Green Eggs and Ham'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Courier

    Children's Librarian Emily Moore reads to children during Dr. Seuss' birthday party at the Pope County Library in Russellville on Friday. "Green Eggs and Ham" and other famous children's books written by Dr. Seuss were recanted during a celebration of the author's birthday Friday at the Pope County Library System in Russellville.

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  11. Monday Mashup: Mash Together (The Beatles vs Joan Jett vs Cypress...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Travelin' Librarian

    "You Two! We're at the end of the universe, eh. Right at the edge of knowledge itself.

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  12. Curl Up With A Good Book For Read Across America WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    All week long millions of people are curling up with a good book as part of Read Across America Week. A study by the Literacy Center of the Heartlands shows 75 percent of prison inmates are low-illiterate, and uneducated girls are four times more likely to get pregnant before 19. "It's the foundation of our education," said La Vista Public Librarian Jodi Norton.

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  13. Five things to know about Marjorie NeffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    ... from the union in October when the SRC unanimously voted to cancel the teachers' contract. 3. Champion of libraries: As the number of librarians in Philadelphia schools dwindles, Neff is seen as an advocate for libraries. She saved Masterman's ...

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  14. VTT is developing automated reading recommendations for Norwegian mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    ... learning recommendation service (suosittelija.fi) for the Helmet library portal, which currently covers 78 public libraries in the Helsinki metropolitan area. For the first time, library users can now receive lending recommendations on the basis of ...

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  15. University of Illinois GLIS honors Orland Park Library for Intellectual FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    The Orland Park Public Library's Board of Trustees and staff were recently honored with the 2014 Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science's faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Libraries Unlimited. This national award recognizes exceptional contributions in defending intellectual freedom.

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  16. GovernmentRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Rice Lake Online

    It looks like body cameras, a Code Red alert system and even a drone may be added to the arsenal of weapons the Barron County Sheriff's Department uses to fight crime. The Law Enforcement Committee Thursday approved the use of $40,000 left over from last year's Sheriff's Department budget to purchase body cameras and a Code Red Alert System.

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  17. Hoopla at the LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WauwatosaNOW.com

    ... to partner with hoopla digital. "With hoopla digital, it is our mission to empower the evolution of public libraries while helping them to meet the needs of the mobile generation. We've worked for years to create a best-in-breed service that is fun, ...

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  18. Birthday Bash: Ca on City Public Library, children celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with special eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    CaA on City Public Library children's librarian Adam Gonzales and Jacob Slattery, 6, read 'Green Eggs and Ham' to the audience Saturday to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. CaA on City Public library children's librarian Adam Gonzales and Jacob Slattery, 6, read 'Green Eggs and Ham' to the audience Saturday to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.

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  19. Leominster Public Library unveils photo exhibit marking CentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The exhibit featured photographs, art and postcards dating from Leominster's incorporation as a town in 1915, and in some cases, even earlier. Putting the exhibit together was a joint effort by The 4 History Group, a partnership between the Leominster Historical Commission, Leominster Historical Society and the Leominster Public Library.

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  20. Libraries They are now out of date and they need to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | This Is Bristol

    YOUR story: "Is it the final chapter for these libraries?" listed seven that have been earmarked for closure due to the dwindling number of borrowers. Surely the non-usage criteria for their closures could equally be applied to the remaining 21; if so they should also be facing closure.

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