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As a regular patron of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, I am writing to publicly declare my support for our library, and for all the Libraries in New York state. Our library, like so many others, is the cornerstone of our community. Libraries are for everyone; they provide a safe and welcoming space for all ...
As a regular patron of Seymour Library, I am writing to you to publicly declare my support for our library and all of the Libraries in New York state. Our library, like so many others, is the cornerstone of our community. Libraries are for everyone, providing a safe and welcoming space regardless of race, ...

Volunteers change lives by building libraries. by Michelle Melby, FOX 11 News. A November 2017 Village Book Builders trip to Mexico to build a library. (Photo courtesy of Village Book Builders). IMG_20171124_135820915.jpg_frame_0.jpg · IMG_3762.JPG_frame_0.jpg · Michelle MAD - Library PKG_frame_181.jpg.
This Little Free Library was installed in front of Funkstown Town Hall in November. Several middle- and high-school students helped create this particular library, with its Dr. Seuss theme. People can take and/or remove books from little free libraries like this one in front of Funkstown Town Hall.
Men and women in 35 prisons and jails in 13 states nationwide depend on Lafferty and her Millcreek-based nonprofit, Books Inside, for a monthly supply of books to expand often decrepit libraries. Last year, Books Inside mailed 23,000 books to incarceration facilities. In Utah alone, she supplies seven jails ...
A local teenager hopes to get more books into the hands of residents after creating three public book exchange sites in Columbus. Ethan Eavey, 15, helped establish three Free Little libraries as part of his Eagle Scout service project with Boy Scout Troop 555. The Free Little libraries allow anyone to select ...

For Libraries, however, the e-book option is more complicated. Under the ... Sure, budgets would still come in to play for Libraries. But such ... I understand that in some sense, Holt (and Publishers in general) may not want Libraries to work too well--after all, they want users to buy the book, not borrow it. But in ...
Front Range bookstores and Libraries have increasingly leaned on marquee names to bring in new customers and cardholders, from politicos such as Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Carter and Al Franken to legendary activist and writer Gloria Steinem and bestselling romance novelist Nicholas Sparks -- all with a ...
Florida State University libraries is playing a key role in cultural heritage access and preservation around the globe as the state of Florida's service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). "DPLA has acknowledged FSU's leadership in creating a robust digital library program that will work with ...
The Kentucky education and Workforce Development Cabinet has launched pilot programs in three counties that will offer public services at libraries. Jan. 11, 2018, at 3:23 a.m. ... State librarian Terry Manuel says there are advantages to placing those resources at libraries. Manuel says libraries have longer and more ...
When it came to picking books in 2017, Pittsburghers stuck with popular titles and books adapted for TV and movies. Think: Hillbilly Elegy and The Handmaid's Tale. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh pulled for The Incline lists of the year's most checked-out adult fiction and top adult nonfiction books -- all ...
Carr said the library gets about 300 requests a week from patrons to add a particular title to the collection. Not all can be filled. "We have to be good stewards of our budget," Carr said. When making their decisions, the selectors consider book reviews, whether other Libraries think a book is worth purchasing ...
All Yakima Valley libraries locations -- as well as the Yakima Valley Community College and its learning centers -- are closed due to winter weather conditions, the two organizations said in separate releases. The Yakima area continues to be under a winter weather advisory through noon today.
More than 100 libraries are taking part in the challenge. If participating libraries reach the nationwide goal, "Shark Tank" investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will donate $25,000 to the organization First Book, which provides new books and other learning materials to children in need.
The Nebraska Library Commission has awarded $25,000 in grants for excellence in youth service. Of the grants awarded to 19 Nebraska public libraries, several addressed the need for science, technology, engineering, art and Mathematics (steam) programming in libraries, and some will design ...
The Greater Metropolitan Association of realtors , or GMAR, recently approved grant funding that will build five little free libraries in Allen Park, and put a new bicycle rack at the veteran's Memorial Pool in Melvindale. "GMAR's Placemaking Grants are really unique because it fosters an environment where ...
College students no longer need to hit the gym to pedal an elliptical or exercise bike. At Texas A&M and Rice universities, students can get their cardio at the campus Libraries. The colleges spent about $3,100 combined on desk bikes and under-desk pedals this year, part of a growing effort to keep Libraries ...

According to Ginny Golden, Pittsburg and Bay Point Library manager, the big upcoming project scheduled for the Bay Point and Pittsburg libraries is the "Maybe Something Beautiful" Community Mural scheduled for May 12 at Shore Acres Elementary in Bay Point, featuring award-winning muralist/illustrator ...
To better fit single-parent families with working parents, or families with both sets of parents working, ACPL has decided to change its hours starting Jan. 1. Starting Monday, three branches will be open on all holidays, except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. May Memorial Library ...
I am hopeful for the future of libraries and the next generation of librarians. For those of you who are interested in learning more about working in a library and serving your community, we have volunteer opportunities for teens and adults, we hire a college intern each summer and soon we will also have ...
From left to right Rebeca Chaverri, homeless Educational Coordinator, Holyoke public schools - Jeff Welch, Administrator, Parent and Community Engagement Center, Springfield Public schools - Andrew Anderlonis, President, Rediker Software & Vice-Chair, Link to libraries Board of Trustees - Gail ...
The repeal of net neutrality could also have a big impact on local services here in the Tennessee Valley, including local libraries. Services that were once FREE service could no longer be available or become limited. "That's a major part of the services we provide. You know in this digital age having ...
The Angels Among Us Trees have been placed at the Morrill Public Library and the Horton Public Library. Submitted. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. The Angels Among Us Trees, sponsored by the NEK Friends of Hospice, have been placed at the Morrill Public Library in Hiawatha and the Horton ...
Is a book considered art? If so, is the Library to be considered a gallery? In New York City, the answers are 'yes' and 'yes.' The New York Public Library Beaux-arts building on Fifth Avenue in Bryant Park is a work of art. And, according to the literature, the architects designed everything, including the trash ...
Supervisors approved staff's recommendation to allocate $162,000 to the cities of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Lompoc for the continued operation of libraries in those zones. Library services are provided within three geographical zones of the county, and there a number of libraries in each zone.
The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library is celebrating National Library Week by offering "Food for Fines," fine forgiveness in exchange for canned goods, during the weeks of April 10-16 and 17-23. INDIANAPOLIS -- More than 70 nonprofits from Angola to Vevay have received funding to help bring ...
The Katy school district made a statement saying the book was not banned -- students can still read, buy and bring the book to school -- but it is pulled from the junior high and high school libraries. In a Nov. 6 Katy ISD board of trustees meeting, parent Anthony Downs expressed his concern. "I had a child ...
Katy ISD officials touched off a social media firestorm this week after they decided to temporarily pull a popular young adult book about racism and police brutality from library shelves at several junior high and high schools in November. Angie Thomas, author of "The Hate U Give," tweeted on Nov. 30 that a ...
The American Library Association (ALA), founded in 1876 to promote and protect libraries and the profession of librarianship, sees its job as also protecting the right of citizens to get information. Article III of the ALA Code of Ethics reads "We protect each library user's right to privacy and confidentiality with ...
Adam Miller, folk singer, storyteller and autoharpist, will appear at the Buellton and Solvang libraries for free sing-along concerts of "Traditional Folk Songs of ... have attended his Singing Through History! school assembly programs; and he has performed live in more than 2,000 American public libraries.
While the university has smaller Libraries at Punxsutawney and Northpointe (Armstrong County) campuses, the bulk of its collections are at Stapleton, Stabley and Orendorff music Libraries on the main IUP ... According to change.org the petition is to be delivered to IUP Dean of Libraries Luis J. Gonzales.
Adults are in for a Christmas story with a historical twist when Springfield native Elaine Graham Estes explores the history of Clement Clarke Moore and his 1822 poem, "A Visit from St. Nicholas," from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Library Station Santa Fe Room. We know the poem as the holiday ...
With the aim of seeing a library at every village, town and city in the state, an 85-year-old NRI, along with organisations running Libraries in rural areas, has started a campaign seeking the implementation of the Public Library Act in the state. They are writing letters to all ministers and MLAs in Punjab, ...
SUNBURY -- The seven public Libraries of Northumberland County (Degenstein Community Library, Milton Public Library, Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library, Mount Carmel Area Public Library, Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library, Ralpho Township Public Library and the Shamokin Coal ...
With information at the fingertips of virtually every person on the planet, students have come to see libraries as an outdated way of acquiring knowledge. According to the Pew Research Center, six out of every 10 Americans get their news from social media, but this untraditional source of information comes ...
Three north suburban Libraries are teaming up to encourage their patrons to all read the same book and discuss it with their friends, neighbors and families. "One Book, One Community" partners Cook Memorial, Indian Trails, and Vernon Area public library districts have selected "Stolen Beauty" by Laurie ...
Four members of Girl Scout Troop 45492 helped set up little free libraries at four Ralston elementary schools. Pictured, front, Kendall Nothhorn. Back, from left, Ella Johnson, Leilani Bedell and Karen Kalilangwe. With the help of Ralston Board of education members, the troop members put in the libraries ...
MARYSVILLE -- Sno-Isle libraries is likely to ask voters next year for extra financial help. In less than two weeks, the board of trustees is expected to decide whether to reduce the library system's budget by $2 million in 2019 or to ask voters to consider restoring the levy rate on property taxes to 47 cents per ...
No question, the e-book market has come a long way since 2012, when many Publishers refused to even license e-books to libraries. Still, the e-book market for libraries remains expensive, and difficult to manage with a host of vendors, and a range of differing models which vary from publisher to publisher.
The newly appointed director of Pitts Theology Library, Richard Manly "Bo" Adams Jr. (05T, 12G), plans to make the library more accessible to ...
Local libraries are observing Illinois' 26th annual Family Reading Night, when families are encouraged to turn off electronic devices and spend ...
Five libraries and two care centres have been earmarked for closure as part of a council's efforts to save £20m. Cheshire East Council's budget ...
An NBC4 I-Team undercover investigation has exposed rampant illegal behavior at Los Angeles public libraries. For three months, I-Team ...
Ready, Set, Read, a story time designed for children ages 3 to 6 years old, will be from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21. The Italian ...
An NBC4 I-Team undercover investigation has exposed rampant illegal behavior at Los Angeles public libraries. For three months, I-Team ...
Former Dean of Libraries Connie Foster is being honored with a scholarship endowment in her name to benefit students employed as library ...
Gene Tackett tells a story about his wife Wendy Wayne during the official opening of the first Wendy's Words Library in the front yard of Susan ...
Libraries, still a wonderland of books, music and movies, are moving into a new territory. They now are active community centers. They provide ...
As if public libraries already weren't valuable and popular community assets, some of them now will have a definite "cool" factor, too.
Home Depot and the Oquin family, franchisees for local McDonalds restaurants, partnered with CCEI in the little lending libraries project.


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