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  1. AASL announces 2015 Best Apps for Teaching & LearningRead the original story

    Saturday | PressReleasePoint

    The American Association of School Librarians announced its 2015 list of Best Apps for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco. The list of 25 apps provides technology resources for school librarians and their teacher collaborators.


  2. Sunday Sit-Down: Vincent Golden, American Antiquarian SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Vincent Golden is the curator of newspapers at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester. Mr. Golden travels the country collecting donations for the society, then oversees their cataloging, storage and care.


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    Saturday | KXVO

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  4. 'All the Light We Cannot See,' 'Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and...Read the original story

    Saturday | Sys-Con Media

    The selections were unveiled during the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Ceremony and Reception. The event took place on The medals, established in 2012, recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. during the previous year and serve as a guide to help adults select quality reading material.


  5. Mourners pack funerals for 3 victims of Charleston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New York Daily News

    Mourners packed the Emanuel AME Church twice Saturday to celebrate the lives of three parishioners killed in the historic house of worship just 10 wrenching days before. The sad services began with an overflow crowd first turning out for revered parishioner and librarian Cynthia Hurd, 54, followed a few hours later by a single service for Susie Jackson and her nephew Tywanza Sanders.


  6. Barter system: Meet India's friendly neighbourhood 'book matchmaker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hindustan Times

    ... like-minded bibliophiles in a neighbourhood to send private messages, meet up and barter books. In India, where libraries are in a bad shape and bookstores are closing down fast, several new initiatives - both offline and online - are helping create ...


  7. Day of determined hope as Charleston mourns 3 moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A day after President Barack Obama called on Americans to end the deep hold of racial discrimination in the country, the lives of three more victims of the church massacre here were celebrated and their deaths transformed Saturday into a clarion call for change. “I am sorry this happened on my watch,” Gov. Nikki R. Haley said at the funeral service for Cynthia Graham Hurd, 54, a librarian and housing rights advocate, “but we will make this right.


  8. Blood Quantum, a juried exhibition of book artRead the original story

    Saturday | Fiber Art Calls for Entry

    Deadline: August 22, 2015 {ONLINE} Call for Artists Blood Quantum, a juried exhibition of book art 23 Sandy Gallery Portland, Oregon November 6 - December 19, 2015 23 Sandy Gallery invites artists to participate in Blood Quantum, a juried exhibition of book art about our identity, ancestry, history and personal cultural narrative. THEME - Blood Quantum is a concept that refers to the degree of ancestry for an individual of a specific racial or ethnic group such as Native Americans.


  9. Charlotte's day of mourning in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WBTV

    Saturday's 11 a.m. service became personal for those making the journey from North Carolina's largest city. Mecklenburg County State Sen. Joel Ford was among those in Charleston for the funeral of Cynthia Hurd.


  10. Staffer taking top post in neighboring countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Republic

    A longtime employee at the Jennings County Public Library has been selected as the new director of the Tyson Library in Versailles, in neighboring Ripley County. North Vernon resident Brenda Campbell will leave her position as Jennings County Public Library's director of educational development and marketing July 17. She will replace retiring Tyson Library interim director Bill Poor - the husband of recently retired Bartholomew County Public Library director Beth Booth Poor.


  11. Family, friends, fellow librarians mourn Cynthia HurdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post and Courier

    ... Westminster Abbey, and Hurd found the service “a bit staid.” Hurd, 54, worked with the county's libraries for 31 years, managing the John L. Dart Branch, then the St. Andrews Regional branch, which is being renamed in her honor. She ...


  12. Care Bears Comics Premiere at ALA Annual ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | PRWeb

    ... is crucial to Lion Forge's mission of making comics for everyone," Lion Forge CEO Dave Steward II said. "Libraries are perhaps the most essential part of this for us so it was important that we announce these plans at the largest gathering of ...


  13. Public meetings planned for Woodland Library expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Daily Democrat

    The Woodland Public Library is expanding and staff want to know what the public would like to see installed in the historic facility. “In the next year, the Woodland Public Library will be adding a new area, a Makerspace or Community Learning Lab, in the large unused space downstairs,” according to Greta Galindo, library director.


  14. Third 'Little Free Library' installed in West UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | People's Defender

    ... family of West Union, including four-year-old William Huxmann and one-year-old Anna Huxmann. Two other Little Free Libraries exist in Adams County, all in West Union. One is located next to the Olde Wayside Inn and the other is located at 150 Kurt ...


  15. Librarians Honor Bleiweis in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Westport Now

    Maxine Bleiweis, retiring director of the Westport Library, was honored in today with the prestigious national Charlie Robinson Award at the American Library Association annual convention in San Francisco.. Several library staff members were also there.


  16. Zeroing In: Plymouth Public Library's finances need to be an open bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Times Leader

    Questions abound at this library where the books, it seems, are not completely open to those charged with overseeing its operation. And the antagonist in most of these tales appears to be library director Suzanne Youngblood.


  17. Combining old and new to teach medical studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Medical Library in honor of a donor couple from Allentown, Pennsylvania following the merger of small departmental libraries. The medical school's rare book collection includes volumes from 16th to 19th centuries. The permanent exhibition of the ...


  18. Mourners pack Charleston church to remember beloved librarian shot thereRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    Ten days ago, Cynthia Hurd came to a Bible study in the basement of her longtime church here, part of a group that welcomed a mop-haired stranger to join them. After an hour, he pulled out a gun and started shooting, killing Hurd and eight others.


  19. Haley: 'Cynthia taught our state and country how to love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | WMBF

    Cynthia Hurd was looking forward to retirement. For 31 years, she worked as a librarian in Charleston County, most recently as manager at St. Andrews Regional Library.


  20. School's Out But Elementary School Libraries Are In DemandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 |

    ... has been around for more than 20 years. It began when members of the PTO came up with the idea of opening up the libraries over the summer. Parents donated money to pay staffers and the costs associated with keeping the libraries open. "Reading is a ...