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  1. "Your Body, Your Canvas" comes to MilnerRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Vidette

    Body art and piercings are taking the spotlight at an exhibit called " Your Body, Your Canvas " Aug. 31 through Oct. 31 at Milner Library in the Floor 6 Gallery. "'Your Body, Your Canvas' tries to offer the Illinois State University community perspective on how ways of expression have evolved over time from ceremonial to underground, to alternative and the mainstream," Instruction Librarian Alexis Wolstein said.

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  2. maquoketa libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    More help is on the way for people looking for jobs in Iowa. A state agency has created a new position that would offer one-on-one assistance for people searching for jobs and filing for unemployment benefits.

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  3. Reporting: CaliforniaIS the Economy Killing Fatherhood?Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the Bible, they wailed; the book isn't suitable for the delicate minds of children, they cried as they pushed libraries and schools to remove it from their shelves or at the very least make it restricted.' The penguins may have been gay - or maybe ...

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  4. The WilliesTHE Human Die-OffRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2011 | American Reporter

    For those who don't remember, in November the Lamont Library at Harvard revealed that 36 books on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered issues were damaged by "what appeared to be urine," according to The Harvard Crimson. The predicable national uproar that followed - in newspapers, on talk shows and all over the Internet - was over hate and hate crimes.

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  5. On Native GroundREPUBLICANS Pledge a Return to Partisan GridlockRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2010 | 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 ...

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  6. Don't fear the fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pitt News

    ... Pitt considers a book "lost" and charges a $100 replacement fee as well as a $25 processing fee. Other university libraries, like the ones at Chatham University and Pennslyvania State University, use similar fine systems to get their books back. ...

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  7. Worldreader and Opera Software Partnership Reaches 5 Million Readers...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... Education, and Health. Making Books Accessible: Since its founding in 2010, Worldreader has observed hundreds of libraries in the developing world which are often closed, under-funded, or lacking in relevant book titles. These conditions often leave ...

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  8. a Little Free Librariesa eyed for cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mt. Airy News

    ... was inspired by other acts in the past, including industrialist Andrew Carnegie's support of more than 2,000 free libraries in the early 1900s era and the work of Miss Lutie Stearns. She was a librarian who brought books to nearly 1400 locations in ...

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  9. Libraries cut to the bone - Mercury MailboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Leicestershire

    You may also have noticed the absence of library assistants because cutbacks have been proceeding apace during the past decade, concurrent with a shrinkage of book stock. Now, Unison warns that further drastic staff and pay cuts are imminent due to merging of the library department and community services section.

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  10. An era ends at the Morristown & Township library, as Maria Norton calls it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Morristown Green

    The retiring director, who started as a library page in 1967 when she was a high school freshman, also lived through a lawsuit by a homeless man that made global news, and was present for major expansions in 1987 and 2006 that doubled the library's size. GOOD AS NEW: Director Maria Norton likes the view at the 1917 wing of the Morristown & Township Library, reopened in 2012 after a May 2010 explosion.

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  11. Berkeley Library director resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Board of Library Trustees Chairwoman Abigail Franklin made the announcement in a news release Monday afternoon. The resignation comes on the heels of almost two months of rallies, speak outs and letter writing in opposition to Scott's policies -- especially targeting his methods of "weeding" books and materials from the system's collection -- on the part of community members and library staff.

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  12. Indigenous Literacy Foundation brings a love of reading to remote communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... foundation's program manager, where there are too few books in homes. "We take for granted in big cities there are libraries and bookstores and access to them," says Raye. "These remote communities have small libraries and the types of books are not ...

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  13. Heslam: Kids stuck with scourgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    ... touch one. Boston playgrounds have a turned into havens for drug addicts. And now, I've learned the Hub's public a libraries aren't immune from the drug scourge a either. Yesterday, the City Council held a hearing as the first step in creating an ...

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  14. Short TakesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    PEO?Chapter JE?will start the new year with a dinner Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church. Cost is $8.

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  15. Citizens Celebrate Five Years of New History: A Look At One...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Digital Memory Media began working with local libraries and organizations to digitize their media & preserve their histories. Now, a little more than five years later, the fruits of those labors are truly being realized.

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  16. Diary of life in Soviet work camp onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    A digitized copy of a diary by Elizabeth Frankowski, which documented her time in Soviet labor camps in Sibera, is online at http://a toledolibrary.org/a frankowskidiary. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT A teenager's diary documenting life in a Soviet labor camp more than 70 years ago is now available for the public to read, thanks to a digital preservation project by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

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  17. My Library ProgramRead the original story

    Yesterday | Unshelved

    ... understand the path of becoming creative professionals of all kinds. I have gotten scads of positive reviews from libraries and colleges around the country. My trip is over, but I've decided to keep doing this program. I'll be giving it twice in ...

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  18. AASL launches survey to inform new learning standards and program guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Library Association

    In preparation for the upcoming review and revision of its learning standards and program guidelines, the American Association of School Librarians has launched an online survey to assess attitudes and perceptions about the current AASL standards and guidelines documents. Open until Sept.

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  19. College finds manuscript of song that inspired 'Ha...Read the original story

    Yesterday | KVOX-FM Fargo

    A college librarian in Kentucky has found the 19th-century manuscript of a musical number that gave rise to one of the most widely performed songs in the world, "Happy Birthday to You," University of Louisville officials said on Monday. The discovery will likely intensify interest in a high-profile U.S. court case over whether Warner Music Group has a valid copyright to the "Happy Birthday" song and can continue to reap from it an estimated $2 million in royalties every year.

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  20. 'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa HartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Albany Times Union

    This photo provided by Minotaur Books shows the cover of the book, "Jade Dragon Mountain," by author Elsa Hart. Elsa Hart's fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a lush look at China on the cusp of change.

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