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A Hallsville ISD librarian and her family were displaced after a Monday morning house fire destroyed their home, Harrison County Assistant Fire Marshal Duana Couch said on Wednesday. On Wednesday, a Go Fund Me page was set up for Hallsville North Elementary School Librarian Melissa Garrison, ...
“At about 1:15 PM, I heard loud barking and a person speaking loudly on the phone at a study carrel,” per an attestation by librarian Bob Surratt. “When I approached the patron with the dog, the dog growled and lunged at me. I informed the patron that she would need to take the dog outside. She protested ...

Celebrate National Library Week by becoming a Mini-Librarian at the Davenport Library! Children are invited to stop by any of our three library locations during the week of Monday, April 9 through Saturday, April 14 to pick up a scavenger hunt. Once you've completed it, bring it back to the desk for a small ...
That's how it is for Dorothy Kennett, a media librarian who, after retiring from Illinois State University, found a second calling in her field of choice miles from the prairies of the Midwest. It was a simple invitation from her son that set Kennett on a mid-life course change. Not too much of a change, because she ...
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden visited the Taylor Community Library on March 24 to share some news and some gifts. Hayden, who is the 14th Librarian of Congress, wanted an opportunity to address a group of local librarians to discuss the resources offered by the Library of Congress for local ...
Thibeault said he believes the most important thing a librarian can do is look at and acknowledge every person who walks through the front door. They were trained to immediately call 911 if someone walks in who makes them feel uncomfortable, but to start by greeting patrons to let them know that you are ...

While just one of dozens of comments posted on social media that paid tribute to Kirk Borger, it summarizes the feelings of loss expressed by friends of Riverview's head librarian, who died unexpectedly last week. The exact date of his death was not revealed. A coworker said the last day he worked at the ...
There are six school libraries in the district and all have librarians, except for Mountain Valley Middle School which has an educational technician as a librarian. In other business, the board voted to extend school days on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for one hour beginning Tuesday, in order to ...
The Clark County School District doesn't require schools to staff a librarian, but if they don't, they're still responsible for meeting literacy content standards. Teacher-librarians, according to the district, serve as the information literacy and technology educator, reading advocate, a school leader and ...
Last Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of nine Iranians who worked for an organization named the Mabna Institute. According to prosecutors, the defendants stole more than 31 terabytes of data from universities, companies, and government agencies around the ...
Home Entertainment, the two-part epic—a second half, Reign of the Supermen, drops in early 2019—is set to feature an all-star cast of actors led by Jerry O'Connell (Billions) in his fourth film as Superman, wife Rebecca Romijn (The Librarians) as Lois Lane, and The Office's Rainn Wilson as Lex Luthor.
Librarians also refused a request to buy Richard Rutt's A History of Hand Knitting, described by one major online bookseller as “the only history of hand-knitting”. Again, Dublin City libraries deemed it “too expensive, limited readership”. Other items turned down include the DVD Untold Scandal, a 2004 ...
Without a librarian, advocates for prisoner education like Missen are wondering what internal force will speak out for those unable to speak for themselves. Trevor Lenzmeier, UNC Media Hub. Monday, March 26, 2018 01:37PM. RALEIGH, NC --. Cliff Missen is an advocate for prisoner education who has interacted with ...
Portage Public Library Director Jessica Bergin chats with former adult services librarian Sheril Lannoye on Friday. Bergin is leaving Portage to become the director ... On Tuesday the Baraboo Library Board voted unanimously to hire Bergin as head librarian. The Baraboo resident currently runs the Portage ...
She is the first woman and the first African-American to serve as librarian of Congress. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in February 2016 to serve a 10-year term. The Library of Congress is the world's largest library, with a growing collection of more than 164 million items on 838 miles of ...
TNT has opted not to renew The Librarians for a fifth season, the network confirmed. Series' executive producer Dean Devlin unveiled the cancelation on Twitter, announcing that he will be launching an effort to find a new home for the adventure drama, whose fourth season finale — and now a TNT series ...
The organisers of Internet Librarian International are calling for speakers for the 20th anniversary of the event. ILI is described as Europe's friendliest forum for librarians and info pros to exchange ideas, learn new skills, hear about new tools and tech, make unexpected connections, and explore new and ...

The recognition is awarded annually to a librarian that demonstrates high-quality community-centered library services; distinguished service to the profession leadership in education and training for librarians; outstanding development of library techniques, management and facilities; and leadership in the ...
The Librarian at the Nexus of the Harlem Renaissance ... “She was that connection,” says historian Ethelene Whitmire, author of Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian, a biography that seeks to restore .... “In one of her speeches, she said, 'We must be more than librarians,'” she says.
They filmed Parton reading her book Coat of Many Colors and sat in on the question-and-answer session between Parton and the Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. During her interview, Parton described the day as a family event. Her father was the inspiration behind the Imagination Library, and her ...
I am the Special Collections Manager at Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute, Indiana--a position I have held since June of 2016. VCPL is an Indiana Class A public library serving a county population of 108,000. Terre Haute may sound familiar as it is the birthplace of the Coca-Cola bottle, Larry Bird's ...
It will look like retired librarians rolling their eyes at the present state of affairs, and then taking charge." Any political movement that promises to give more power to librarians is OK with your blogger. One result of all this, the authors predict, is a speeding up of the renewal in the Democratic Party.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Cases of opioid-related overdoses have become increasingly common in public libraries, putting staff there in the position of having to wait for emergency responders or administrating life-saving overdose drugs themselves. Last year public library staffers in San Francisco ...
Like the librarians who rode horses into isolated Appalachian communities during the Great Depression, their saddlebags filled with books, Sara Taylor takes to the road carrying her tools of literacy. Unlike the intrepid Pack Horse librarians of the Works Progress Administration, Taylor steers a small white ...
Bringing her two-day total winnings to $28,602, Cleveland librarian Maryann Penzvalto once again took down her competition on the quiz show Jeopardy! Up by a mere $3,200 going into the Final Jeopardy question last night, Penzvalto didn't let anything phase her. "A 1931 story in the New Yorker said this ...
The opioid epidemic is reshaping life in America, including at the local public library, where librarians are considering whether to carry naloxone to battle overdoses. At a time when the public is debating arming teachers, it is another example of an unlikely group being enlisted to fight a national crisis.
The Annoyed Librarian published a tirade against people “who want all LGBT-themed books banned from the public library.” The post says the following: There are groups it's safe for all of us to hate. Fascists, for example. There aren't really that many fascists in America, but they want to destroy whatever ...
It must have seemed like destiny to Maryann Penzvalto, a Cleveland-based librarian who made her debut on Jeopardy! last night. The Final Jeopardy category, Name the Novel, was right in her wheelhouse. Then came the clue: “I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of ...
While at GSU, she provided subject librarian services in various areas, including education, psychology, public health, and journalism as needed, and worked in middle management overseeing the health sciences team of subject librarians for six years. Now You're a Manager by Brenna Helmstutler ...
A librarian who had been cataloging old books gingerly opened the yellowed envelope to find a lock of silvery hair tied with a thread. “It was one of those mind-blowing moments that happen every once in a while in a librarian's life,” said John Myers, a catalog and metadata librarian at the college. “I thought ...
21, with a presentation by Dr. Carla Hayden, the 14th librarian of Congress and the first African-American and first woman appointed to that position. ... Morris said Hayden's visit has special significance for librarians and researchers in the region, likening it to a visit by the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme ...
STAMFORD — Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a librarian in Springdale this week. Sgt. Brian Butler said a man requested a library card at the Weed Memorial Library on Hope Street about 12:30 p.m. Thursday. But the woman librarian denied him a card because he could not provide ...
Strands of hair that date back more than 200 years and belonged to our nation's first president were recently found tucked inside an almanac at Union College in New York. Adding to the discovery: The strands are George Washington's real hair, not from the wig many think he wore. “This is a very significant ...
Baraboo librarian closes the book. BEN BROMLEY bbromley@wiscnews.com ... She's the rare librarian who's less likely to shush than be shushed. “I've had so many patrons shush me for talking too ... The new librarian may have a hard time stacking up, Grant said. “I hope we can find someone as good as ...
A librarian saved the lives of 55 people when a gunman opened fire at a high school in Florida, killing 17. Diana Haneski, a library media specialist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, jumped into action when she heard the school was under lockdown on her radio. Before shots were ...
That's what prompted the Snohomish librarian to offer up a list of of books, DVDs and online resources for fans of the Olympics. Librarians in the Sno-Isle Libraries system often share their recommended lists on fiction and non-fiction works, various literary genres, current events and other topics.
She says when she was a librarian at I.C. Norcom High School, she found many files related to African-American history. “I said 'all this is here!' I self appointed myself to be the person who would be out to publish this,” she said. In the mid 1990s, Breckenridge Haywood says she and others decided to form ...
While the school has trained librarians since 1911, Dey said there's much more to it than learning the Dewey decimal system. ... While the school still trains many of the region's librarians, graduates also go on to roles in technology companies including chief experience officers, user experience designers, ...
A Massachusetts library's message to customers who come in and ask for a book by the colour of its cover has gone viral. The Framingham Library put together a display featuring several red books and a simple sign on top. "I don't remember the title, but the cover was red," the sign said. A library patron ...
Ted, a research librarian known for his straightforward talk and dry sense of humor, said working at the library was comfortable for someone like him who was not interested in climbing up the corporate ladder, coming to work in a suit and tie and waiting for stocks to vest. “It attracts people who aren't terribly ...
She encourages and supports attendance at Professional Learning Conferences such as the MSLA Annual Conference and MassCUE. At school committee meetings, Mrs. Blackwood has acknowledged the work of the school librarians. Mrs. Blackwood respects the librarian's position in having a wide view ...
Costa Rican escape Envision Festival takes place on February 22 through 25 and ahead of the show, The Librarian has extended 15 stellar, sunset-inspired tracks to get attendees in the mood. "Nothing beats being wrapped in sound and surrounded by friends as the sun sinks beyond the horizon," she ...
Unfortunately, librarians have placed all their professional eggs in one education basket, without accepting that expertise might be acquired elsewhere, especially considering the academic weakness of a degree that is acquired almost universally online. Allowing librarians to possess other degrees would ...
Today's librarian does not just check out books to students. He or she is a dynamic, innovative force in our schools. At least for now … If you believe that our schools deserve a force of librarians, please let the school board know that we should keep all nine of our library assistants. You can testify at the next ...
I do take my role as librarian seriously, and as an avuncular librarian (even 500 miles away), I'm doubly responsible for instilling a sense of the importance of libraries and librarians to libraries and librarians whereever they are. * Dave Bare is Teen Services, Reference Librarian for the Randolph County ...
Sondra Murphy, Leominster's newest library director, just started work in her new job on Monday. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / Peter Jasinski Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. LEOMINSTER -- Library Director Sondra Murphy's previous work experience ...
What happens if you wake up in a padded room, with all of your memories slowly fading away like dreams? That's the situation Baird (Rebecca Romijn) finds herself in in the fourth season finale of TNT's The Librarians in which the world has somehow shifted into an alternate reality under the control of the ...
An Omaha librarian plans to challenge incumbent state Auditor Charlie Janssen in the November election. Jane Skinner, a Democrat, said Friday that she wants to be a “fresh set of eyes” in Lincoln. She said she's not sure what she would do differently from Janssen and she's still learning about the office.
Jim Sommerville, who retired in 2017 after 43 years of library service, worked to preserve photographs of local history for submission to the New Jersey Digital Highway. Credits: Courtesy SCLSNJ. dbe339283f53b4926611_sompixjimsommervilleretires.JPG. Jim Sommerville, left, looks on as former ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The longtime librarian of the Nebraska judicial system's library in Lincoln has retired. The Nebraska Judicial Branch says Marie Wiechman's last day was Wednesday, after more than 28 years of service with the Nebraska State Library. Wiechman was hired at the law library in 1989, following 10 ...


 

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