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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.


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