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  1. Chatter from the childrena s reference deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Albany Times Union

    This Summer at my library we are reading aloud every day at 3. We're trying to get back to basics. Our Summer Reading Program has a lot of bells and whistles, but Daily Reads - that's what we're calling it, is a slowdown each day to read in the library.

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  2. Proposed city ID aims for inclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    It happens more than one might expect: a homeless person is unable to prove their identity when asked by a police officer. A transgender person doesn't have an identification card that matches their name and appearance.

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  3. New chapter on wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Border Mail

    ... was a child, said it was important to extend the life of popular or irreplaceable books. Having worked in school libraries for 30 years, Ms Keys wanted to offer her repair skills to the wider community. "So many of us have books that we really value ...

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  4. Mississauga libraries set to reopen WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Toronto Star

    Mississauga libraries, which have been closed for weeks, are set to reopen Wednesday now that striking workers have a new four-year collective agreement. The City of Mississauga and CUPE Local 1989, which represents library workers, reached a tentative settlement last week.

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  5. New look for Canning Town libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newham Recorder

    ... users will continue to enjoy access to over six million titles through the London Library consortium, where libraries from across the capital share items, as well as the usual books, films and CDs already on offer. There will also be new studying ...

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  6. Radiologist hilariously recreates celebrity photos to fundraise for cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Yahoo!

    ... losing her hair was worse than losing her breast." It was the profoundness of this - and her explanation that wig libraries for patients only had synthetic and fake-looking wigs - that solidified his decision to "stop getting haircuts and grow my ...

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  7. Goddard Mayor Marcey Gregory files for Sedgwick County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with House Republicans at Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C. Lawmakers came out after the meeting and told reporters that they talked about Supreme Court nominees, immigration, security and other topics. One lawmaker says Trump's controversial star tweet about Hillary Clinton never came up.

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  8. "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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  9. Less books and more computers at Islington librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Islington Gazette

    At last night's Question Time -style session in the Jean Stokes Community Centre, Islington Council leader Richard Watts said that while books still have their place, making room for more computers is a deliberate move to get people back in libraries. He said: "At Finsbury Library [in St John Street], having more computer terminals reversed a long-term decline in usage.

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  10. Scholastic Announces Contest To Discover The Next Graphix Author-ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KTMF

    ... worldwide through a variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, on-air, and online at www.scholastic.com .

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  11. Mississauga libraries slated to reopen Wednesday after CUPE ratifies new agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    Members of CUPE 1989, which represents Mississauga library workers, have voted to ratify the tentative agreement they reached with the city late last week . Pending ratification by the Mississauga Library Board and Mississauga city council - which is holding a special meeting on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to vote on the deal - the city announced that services will resume as follows: Late fines, which have been suspended for the duration of the strike, will not begin accruing again until the branches reopen.

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  12. Inspiring Kiwi Children to Start Creative WritingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Scoop

    ... country will meet and mix with Awards' finalist authors and illustrators who will be visiting their schools and libraries. Promoting the fun of books and reading, this year's Tour will inspire children to read and enjoy new books, as well as ...

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  13. Mississauga libraries could reopen Wednesday after union ratifies new contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | InsideHalton.com

    The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1989, which represents about 400 full and part-time library employees working in the city's 18 libraries, announced Monday evening that its members have ratified a four-year collective agreement. According to the union, facilities should reopen with regular hours at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, pending ratification of the agreement by the Mississauga Library Board and city council.

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  14. Community column for July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Advocate

    Woman's Club -- The Woman's Club elected officers and executive board members at its year-end general membership meeting July 11. Shown are, seated from left, Diane Finley, Angie Inzerella and Lowry Griffon; and, standing, Pat Richards, Rosemary Lane, Debbie Harris, Mary Ladner and Lana Merliss. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO -- Genealogical and Historical Society -- Members of the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society touring the new East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library on July 17 included, from left, Marlene Conran, Karen French-Watson, Nolaine Potts, genealogy librarian Leslie Smith and Claudia Golden.

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  15. Acquisitions Editor - Social SciencesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Publishers Marketplace

    ... and social sciences. All books published by the New York office are peer-reviewed scholarly texts marketed to libraries worldwide through book reviews, new book bulletins, and conference displays. The New York office also promotes its textbook list ...

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  16. The last free-ranging library cat in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Even before you enter the stately limestone library with leaded glass windows and copper-colored trim, you see signs of the local celebrity. Not at eye-level - look lower, and there, hovering in the shadows behind the glass door, are two ice-green eyes, staring up at you with frank curiosity.

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  17. RUSA offers new webinars for reference librarians and library staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | American Library Association

    July 28 through August 19, 2016, the Reference and User Services Association will offer four new webinars for front line librarians and library staff. Show Me the Money: Growing Grants-related Services in the Library Thursday, 7/28/2016 1:00 PM-:00 PM Cost: RUSA members: $40; ALA members: $50; ALA student & retired members: $25; Non-members: $65; Group rate: $99 single login, $38/person multiple logins.

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  18. Katherine Shea Selected as the 2016 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship RecipientRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | American Library Association

    ... greatly and can make a difference in a person's life. Shea hopes to continue working with children and youth in libraries where she can facilitate educational outreach and programming through multicultural and diverse literature. Her desire is to ...

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  19. Check Out Literary Award-Nominated Books About Our NeighborhoodRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Ditmas Park Corner

    Finally, a summer reading list built around 'the most literary borough' and highlighting the best books by celebrated local authors. Today, the Brooklyn Public Library announced the fiction and nonfiction longlists for the second annual Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize, an annual award given to two Brooklyn authors who artfully portray the borough's life and culture.

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  20. MoreRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Antigo Daily Journal

    Mango is going live. After a successful trial, the Antigo Public library is now offering Mango Languages, a professionally-created and linguist-approved software that teaches real conversations in over 70 languages and makes it fun.

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