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HARRISVILLE — The Alcona County Library has announced its July schedules. Call 989-724-6796 for more information on any of these programs. This Friday is Popcorn Friday. Come to the Alcona County Library in Harrisville and enjoy a free bag of movie-style buttery popcorn, while supplies last. Don’t forget to watch a movie …

HOPEING FOR ATTENDANCE – Jennifer Cesta, left, public relations coordinator for the Steubenville and Jefferson County Public Library, and Sarita Asawa, community outreach coordinator, hope a July 14 information meeting on the interest in creating a group of library friends will generate support. The informal meeting will be held from noon to …

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Tuolumne County Library Sonora, Calif. — One of the largest programs the Tuolumne County Library has in place kicks off Tuesday. The theme for this year’s summer reading program for young people is “Reading Beyond the Box”. It’s a major draw for families with school-aged children across the county. Noting the importance of the program, …

Grand Island Public Library could become “no fine”. The library board will discuss the matter at its 5 p.m. meeting Monday at the library at 1124 W. Second St. Forgiving fines is something other libraries in Nebraska, including Omaha, Hastings and Kearney, are doing, a said library director Celine Swan. “Nationally, libraries started not paying …

MADURAI Job candidates aiming to take various competitive examinations organized by the Tamil Nadu government would have free access to a set of 164 books in no less than 85 libraries in Madurai district, thanks to an initiative of Madurai MP Su. Venkatesan, who sanctioned funds from his MP’s Local Area Development Fund. Speaking to …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) — A Toledo girl’s Girl Scout project was vandalized over the weekend. Sarah Zadrazil’s daughter Bella built a lending library for community members to enjoy a good read and was sad to see someone had taken the books she had collected and ripped them out all pages. She says people in the …

Friends of the Hawaii Library Book Sale Returns | Honolulu Star-Announcer By Jamm Aquino | June 11, 2022 People browse the 73rd annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii book sale on Saturday. The Ward sale runs through June 19 and includes over 100,000 books and media. The event …

Published on June 09, 2022 The newest addition to Arlington’s libraries isn’t a book, it’s the overdose reversal drug Naloxone. Also known as NARCAN, this drug can reverse an overdose of opioids, including prescription painkillers, heroin, and/or fentanyl, safely and effectively. Starting this month, NARCAN Nasal Spray was added to opioid overdose emergency …

Schools must ensure their libraries are free of anti-national security publications as authorities have issued clear guidelines on the matter, Education Secretary Kevin Yeung said. His comments came after a local newspaper reported that some school libraries had removed books from their shelves, citing security concerns. Some schools have also earlier complained about …

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – The University of South Carolina received a collection of Hootie and Blowfish memorabilia on Friday. The collection was donated to the UofSC by a fan, Rick Noble, and includes everything from CDs and ticket stubs to record store banners and t-shirts he’s been collecting since 1993. “They just started giving me …

For more information about any of the following programs or other activities at the library, visit hopkintonlibrary.org. The library can also be found on Facebook, @hopkintonlibrary, and on Twitter, @HopkintonPLMA. Red Cross blood driveThursday June 2, 2-7 p.m.Those interested can register on the Red Cross website (rcblood.org/3AmuYsP) or call 508-497-9777 and the referral office can …

BUCKS COUNTY, PA — The Central Bucks School District Board of Trustees will consider adopting policies for library books that civil rights advocates call “legally problematic” at its next meeting. The proposed policies set content standards for classroom and library materials, establish rules for how new books are selected, and give parents a way to …

BLACK RIVER — The long-awaited grand opening of the newly constructed Community Hall and unveiling of the Children’s Story Walk at the Sally Ploof Hunter Memorial Library, 101 Public Works Drive, will take place Saturday at 11 a.m. The library was built in 2007 through fundraising efforts and a $300,000 gift from William T. Hunter. …

WILLMAR — No one was hurt when a deer told a real story at the Willmar Public Library on Monday afternoon. What is believed to be a young female deer burst through a window in the southwest corner of the library building around 12:50 p.m. She walked around and attempted to exit through another window …

What’s happening at Tri-City Libraries for the month of June? Read here. TERRY FOX LIBRARY The History and Future of Pride June 3: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. FVRL is thrilled to welcome author Robin Stevenson for a virtual Pride Month program! How was Pride born? What does pride mean to the people who celebrate …

Nikki Champagne, left, and Emoji Nightmare read during a drag queen story hour at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier in 2019. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger After the administrators of Chester’s Whiting Library decided to “suspend” the organization of Drag Queen Story Hour, the library director resigned and members of the community expressed their frustration. …

SHUTESBURY – Voters in Shutesbury are being asked to take the next step in building a new library by approving a waiver of the $1.17 million Proposition 2½ debt exclusion at the assembly annual municipal meeting on Saturday. The city’s share of the money needed to build a 5,490 square foot library, pegged at a …

Full disclosure: My original plan was to create a “3 best places to find free e-books, music and movies” column in which I found three different but excellent sites for you. Then I discovered that one great site in particular stood out as having the best overall mix of everything. So, I figured instead of …

The next installment of the Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts Community Scholars Program – a free training opportunity for Arkansans interested in researching, documenting, and presenting community culture, folk life, and the arts traditional – begins June 9 at Mullins Library. Participants will acquire skills in documenting and researching culture, archiving and …

A major restoration of the exterior of the Love Library cupola will begin on May 16. Shining bright on campus and downtown Lincoln since the Love Library opened in 1943, the iconic structure has been regularly featured in University of Nebraska-Lincoln photos, publications, and websites. With regular maintenance, the structure has endured nearly 80 years …

THE DAUGHTER OF THE BOOK WOMAN. By Kim Michele Richardson. Source books. 352 pages. $26.99. Kim Michele Richardson’s 2019 New York Times bestselling novel, “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek,” concluded with the novel’s protagonist, Depression-era packhorse librarian Cussy Mary Carter , newly married to her mountaineer beau Jackson Lovett and raising their adopted daughter …

Spend time at your local library As a lowly circulation assistant, my job at the front desk of my local public library is unglamorous. I don’t have a master’s degree in library science (though now I know I’d really like to pursue one), and I can’t just lay around the whole shift, reading stacks of …

PROVIDED If the success of Wellington’s library system since the Central Library’s closure is to be believed, the new library (artist’s impression above) will be a success, says Dave Armstrong. Dave Armstrong is a Wellington-based playwright and satirist. OPINION: With so much bad news hailing the capital recently, it was nice to see some good …

Local libraries offer events and programs for all ages. Here’s a look at what’s planned at libraries in the Anchor Bay area. Chesterfield Township Library The following free programs are scheduled: • Adult craft night will be held May 5 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm Join us for an evening of crafts and creativity. Make …

As PlayStation prepares to make hundreds of classic games playable on PS5 through its Updated PlayStation Plus this summer, it seems to be taking steps to keep its library retro. The Sony-owned video game giant has formed a new preservation team, as revealed by LinkedIn and Twitter posts. “Today is my first day as a …

April 24, 2022 See the full press release (PDF) County Executive Adam J. Bello and Mayor Malik D. Evans today announced the completion of renovations to the Secret Room at the Central Library. Closed during COVID and for extensive renovations, a famous but hidden Rochester landmark on the second floor of the Central Library’s Bausch …

Buffalo and Erie County Public Libraries no longer charge fines or detention fees for library materials. Does this mean that people can continue to remove materials from the library without returning them and without suffering any consequences? And how will the library system compensate for this loss of revenue? Here are some answers and an …

Shenzhen, China, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Although the era of 5G has arrived, the world’s most widely covered and widely used 4G communication technology will coexist with 5G for a long time and continue to carry the responsibility of IoT communications. For the North American market, Neoway (HS: 688159) launched a number of modules, …

In the parish of Iberia, a barber uses his shop to do more than just cut hair. Joe Battle, owner of Brooklyn Fades hair salon, has been cutting hair in New Iberia for three years. Now he and community advocates are raising awareness of the importance of reading at his own barbershop. “Children started moving …

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to the writing or editing of articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Ben Treat is the director of the Bangor Public Library. You may have heard of recent behavioral issues at the Bangor Public Library. This problem does not …

Earth Day 2022 will be celebrated on Friday, April 22, and in recognition of this important day where we focus on the environment, Cobb Public Library has scheduled the following events: Flora & Fauna Family Walkall agesApril 4 to 30North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway, Kennesaw Do It Thursday Earth Day Collage Art5-9 …

When you are looking for a book, a library is the place to turn to because all books can live freely within their walls. But recently, public and school libraries across the United States have come under attack for collecting books critical of race, sexuality, and other issues in contemporary American politics. …

It’s an exciting time for library lovers! In honor of National Library Week, which runs until April 9, we’re throwing our red hats to Houston’s top libraries and the passionate people who run them. Founded in the early 1900s, the Houston Public Library System has served Houston with a network of over 40 …

By Suzanne Perez ksnewsservice.org WICHITA, Kan. — Kate Webb and her 2-year-old son, Teddy, sat in the children’s section of Wichita’s Advanced Learning Library watching an educational animal sound video on a color monitor live. “What is that?” Teddy asked, pointing. “It’s an owl,” her mother said. “Ooooo, oooo! » The pair sang along to …

Some articles, checked decades ago, arrived with apology notes. “Enclosed you will find books that I have borrowed and kept at home for 28 to 50 years! I am 75 now and these books have helped me throughout my motherhood and teaching career,” one customer wrote in an unsigned letter that accompanied a box of …

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. One day in June, employees of the Enoch Pratt Free Library came together online to learn something new: how to defuse conflict, mediate grief, and help people feel better about themselves. They received instructions from Lawrence Brown, a professor at …

From Indiana University Bloomington Libraries: Diane Dallis-Comentale Image source: Indiana University Libraries Diane Dallis-Comentale, who has served as Acting Dean of Libraries at IU since July 1, 2021, has been named the new Ruth Lilly Dean of Academic Libraries at Indiana University effective April 15, under subject to approval by the IU Board of Directors. …

New books are added to the Prince William Public Libraries collection daily, ready for readers of all genres and styles. Here’s a sampling of the latest titles to grace our “New Books” shelves: “It Could Hurt” Best-selling author Stephanie Wrobel knows how to create an engaging and readable thriller. She did it again with “This …

BRISTOL HERALD MAIL Funding was recently received for the Marion School of Health Sciences Library to build a health diversity collection, and for Emory’s Frederick Thrasher Kelly Library to develop an assessment tool of diversity from the network of the National Library of Medicine. The Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences Library is a …

The Tennessee Legislature sends a school library bill to Governor Bill Lee’s office to review library materials for “age appropriateness”. Along partisan lines, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives voted 73 to 21 Monday night to approve the Republican governor’s proposal after the measure was swiftly passed by the Senate last month. The legislation would require …

Bob Lucas Memorial Library (Photo – JerryShots) ALTADENA- ColoradoBoulevard.net: Library District engages Anderson Brulé Architects, an award-winning firm known for excellence in library planning and design, and schedules community town hall meetings March 29 and May 10. By News Desk The Altadena Library District announced that planning and design is underway for the multi-year project …

Emory University researchers can publish their work in open access in all Cambridge University Press journals without paying publication fees, thanks to an agreement between Emory Libraries and Cambridge University Press. Open access journals do not charge libraries or readers to access their articles. Instead, they pass the cost on to authors through article publishing …

The Charlevoix Public Library celebrates Women’s History Month with “Memorable Women of Charlevoix” in the Michigan room. The library’s Michigan Hall Committee met for a second year to honor the achievements of eleven local women. Michigan Room Committee members include Mary Ann Chew, Kay Heise and Marilyn Novak, as well as Sara Shifrin of the …

Libraries are almost as old as the written word. The oldest known library, the Library of Ashurbanipal, dates back to the 7th century BCE. Belonging to an Assyrian king and housed in two buildings of his palace in Nineveh (located in present-day Iraq), the library contained some 30,000 cuniform tablets, as well as diptychs and …

For the editor: As Directors of Guilderland Public Library and Altamont Free Library, we have the honor of running two very different libraries. The Altamont Free Library has a collection of fewer than 14,000 items, a budget of $165,000, and occupies just 2,000 square feet in a historic train station. Guilderland Public Library has a …

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The Allen County Public Library is considering making big changes to libraries on the southeast side of town. The Shawnee branch is being considered for closure as per their recent “master plan”. After months of site visits, staff and customer surveys, focus groups and community conversations, they released …

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The Charleston County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is set to reopen after the program was suspended in October. The county will begin accepting applications from tenants and landlords on Tuesday. The program aims to help people who are struggling to pay rent and utilities due to the pandemic. Funding for the …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Construction is slated to begin in the coming months on a new branch of the Cleveland Public Library in the city’s Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood, as well as a connected low-income seniors’ residence, after the approval of the project by a municipal commission on Thursday. The new Detroit Avenue and West 79th Street branch …

Sitting in the garages of countless homes across America, cars are waiting for their day to hit the road again. Less fortunate cars are waiting for the same thing, but in driveways or backyard mud pits. Many sit down because their owners don’t have the time and sometimes because they don’t have the tools. While …

In the age of television, it was feared that books had no longer become the main source of entertainment among young people. This fear has only solidified over the decades, as it is easy to see that not only has television become the primary source of entertainment for young people, but also for every other …

Lori Qualls, Midland Daily News February 19, 2022 1of11 Second graders from Carpenter School enter the library for the first reading period. Elementary school librarian Ruth Walker, left, and second-grade teacher Elizabeth Kline show the children to their seats. March 1950 Daily News File PhotoShow moreShow less 8of11 The State Street School Library opened in …

Summary of weekly news February 17, 2022 – In addition to this week’s NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers weekly news digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. …

Today’s news DAILY SRQ TUESDAY GOURMET EDITION TUESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2022 | THROUGH ANDRE FABIEN Although libraries are one of the great bastions of learning in civilization, their primary mode of imparting that learning revolves around words, pictures, words and pictures, or moving pictures. But last Friday, Gulf Gate Library in South Sarasota added food …

A northern New Mexico library director recently managed a $580,000 capital project in addition to her usual duties of collection development, grant writing, managing volunteers and assistants, managing children’s programs, budgeting, facilities management and working with clients. She earns the princely sum of $12.50 an hour after 10 years of work. A library manager in …

During a Thursday night job interview with Seattle Public Library officials, Hennepin County Library Director Chad Helton suggested county administrators told him he should return to Minnesota from Los Angeles if he continued to run the county library system. Helton, one of two finalists to become chief librarian of the Seattle system, was interviewed for …

SALINA, Kan. (KWCH) — An issue that has been the subject of national discussion emerged in Kansas on Tuesday night, with some parents asking the Salina School Board to remove a certain book from school libraries. The book in question is a novel titled “All Boys Aren’t Blue,” described as “a non-fiction ‘memoir manifesto’ for …

Photo submitted Starting this semester, college libraries will have seven Arduino kits in checkout. These kits contain components used to create electronic and digital devices. Users can learn simple tasks, such as how to adjust the brightness of an LED light, and also tackle more difficult projects, such as using …

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Public Library has partnered with the Local Board of Investment and the Central American Black Archives for a brand new project, kicking off at the start of Black History Month. At the Central Library, located at Baltimore Avenue and West 10th Street, the fifth floor has stories to …

By Isabel Vander Stoep / [email protected] With her library print cardigan and dress, Muriel Wheatley’s title as the new Vernetta Smith Timberland Chehalis Library Manager comes as no surprise. His vision for the future of the library, however, is off the beaten track. Contrary to the stereotypical shhh librarian, Wheatley wants to welcome kids – …

Woodland Park plans major library expansion The $2.9 million state grant allows Woodland Park to expand its public library. Matt Fagan, NorthJersey.com For some, physical libraries may be 20th century anachronisms. But for many in Woodland Park — parents, children, seniors, new immigrants — the free Alfred H. Baumann Public Library is a godsend. “We’re …

The Clearview Library District has unveiled its plans to expand library patron services in the communities of Windsor and Severance. In April, the board adopted plans for three buildings, described in the district’s “Plan for the Future”. The final piece of the plan fell into place Jan. 18 with the purchase of a 1.7-acre parcel …

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The city of Madison plans to build a library and parks center to help connect the homeless community with more resources in Reindahl Park. Current building plans don’t include a people facility, but Tana Elias, Madison Public Library’s digital sales and marketing manager, said the goal is to reimagine how they …

LAKE STEVENS — The Sno-Isle Libraries will remain in Lake Stevens. The city backtracked on land to vacate the Library District to help fund a new $30 million civic center, Sno-Isle announced Tuesday. “We are moving forward with the long-standing community goal of a new public library in Lake Stevens, built and operated by Sno-Isle …

Arise and shine, Port Jefferson! Let’s kick off this Monday with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Becoming cloudy and cold. High: 31, low: 27. Here are the top 5 stories in Port Jefferson today: Port Jefferson Free Library has been nominated as one of America’s …

Photo courtesy of FOWLWorkers are on schedule inside the new Winthrop Library. Construction continues in the multi-purpose building Barring any unforeseen delays, Winthrop’s new library is slated for a grand opening on June 4, Winthrop City Council announced at its January 5 meeting. Jill Sheley, executive director of Friends of the Winthrop Library (FOWL), told …

BROOKLINE, MA – All Brookline public libraries will return to a contactless pickup model beginning Tuesday, January 18 due to staffing shortages related to COVID-19. According to library director Sara Slymon, the city’s libraries are experiencing a daily absenteeism rate of up to 30% due to illness. “We regret having to close our physical doors …

Steam’s library sharing feature is convenient, but has some downsides. Taylor Martin/CNET With its no-commitment approach and frequent sales, Steam, Valve’s digital game distribution service, makes it easy for gamers to build sizable game libraries. contrary to gaming subscription services (Xbox Game Pass, apple arcade, Google Play pass), you can purchase individual games on Steam …

The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, will administer a statewide telehealth program, NJHealthConnect @ Your Library, to remove barriers to health equity for residents of New Jersey. Jersey. The program, slated to launch this month, will provide access to health care services at select public libraries across the state. …

Digital archivist Under the direction of Senator John S. McCain’s Papers Archivist, this position leads the program for planning, managing, describing, reformatting and preserving the digital content of Senator John S. McCain’s papers in the context of the entire collection and collections. at ASU in accordance with technological standards and University security requirements. This position …

The Highland Park Public Library will receive more than $ 472,000 in state funding, in a statewide initiative announced yesterday that injects $ 37 million into 36 library projects in 13 counties . Funding requires a matching grant from the borough. In an announcement in Long Branch, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the second round of …

The ImagineIF Library Board of Directors voted 3-2 at a special meeting on January 6 to move forward with the hiring of a new library manager who does not meet the standards for public libraries in the Montana for a community the size of Flathead Valley. The decision was made despite concerns expressed by staff, …

For immediate release Nanci Hill has been appointed the new Director of Library Services for the Hopkinton Public Library. (Photo courtesy of the Town of Hopkinton) HOPKINTON – Executive Director Norman Khumalo is pleased to announce the hiring of the new Director of Library Services, Nanci Hill. Principal Hill began her new role as Director …

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In response to Ms. Ottosen’s letter, “LIBRARIES: these are agendas”. This is an agenda. The same agenda that generations of librarians have worked so hard to defend, protecting First Amendment rights from trampling by those who would silence marginalized voices, dissenting opinions and unpopular ideas; the protection of the freedom to read for all, regardless …

Brady Foust and Jeanne Rebstock Foust (inset) recently donated $ 100,000 to the LE Phillips Memorial Public Library’s Story Builder Campaign. The generosity of a couple from Eau Claire has pushed funding for the LE Phillips Memorial Public Library expansion to over 98% of its goal of $ 18.5 million. Jeanne Rebstock Foust and Brady …

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2021, I thought it would be fun to recall some of our favorite books and movies from last year. I’ve quizzed the staff here at the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park, and they’ve come up with a ton of great suggestions to add to your ‘must read’ and …

The neighborhood public library holds a warm place in my childhood memories – a friendly and welcoming place, as well as a seemingly limitless source of information and entertainment. When I moved to Mexico a few decades ago, there were few lending libraries open to the public. Sometimes I found one in the Casa de …

DULUTH, MN. (KBJR) – Starting on New Years Day, Duluth Public Library is launching a new video and music streaming service. The service will use an application called Hoopla. Hoopla will allow library users to stream videos, music, e-books, audiobooks and more without setting foot in the library. The service is free, but only for …

Cherie Sivignon / Tips Staff working in Tasman District Council library roles will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 by January 24, under a new council policy. All staff working in Tasman District Council library roles must now be vaccinated against Covid-19. There are also plans to introduce a requirement that …

President’s office to provide special funding for two-year digitization project Two new projects at the University of Georgia will improve access, both online and in person, for students, researchers and community members to learn more about the history of urban renewal and housing policy in Athens and across all of Georgia. The urban renewal policy …

Children at the library (Photo: John McCarten / City Council) On Monday, the city council’s cultural affairs and libraries committee met to hear updates from the city’s three library systems regarding their programming and COVID-19 recovery. According to the committee’s report, Monday marked the second hearing on libraries since they reopened in July this year …

The pages of Ezra Jack Keats’ classic winter children’s book “The Snowy Day” are now scattered throughout Webster Park in Orono.The colorful pages of the book, mounted on catwalks in a protective case, are intentionally laid out throughout the park with integrated activities as part of a project to make children and their families active …

Dec. 11 — Georgia lags the country behind in funding its public libraries, and northwest Georgia lags behind the rest of the state, according to supporters of the Dalton County Public Library- Whitfield. Several library supporters attended the first public hearing on Whitfield County’s 2022 budget proposal on Tuesday to ask the county council of …

The Boulder Library Foundation is providing approximately $ 45,000 to 57 current and former staff at the Boulder Public Library who were laid off or laid off during the pandemic. The grants were funded by the Boulder Library Foundation and its donors, who contributed to the Help A Library worker Out (HALO) fund. The foundation …

Students studying at the Edwin Ginn Library are increasingly breaking Tufts’ COVID-19 policies. The director of the Ginn Library and Information Technology at Fletcher School, Cyndi Rubino, said eating and not wearing masks in the library puts the community at risk. “Libraries … are not designated eating areas” Rubino wrote in an email to The …

CHENNAI: Exclusive villages for tribal homeless people, libraries to help them prepare for TNPSC and NEET, and fill vacant positions in tribal schools by appointing community teachers were the top three requests from 25 tribal organizations from all over TN, who have gathered here this week for a conference. There are projects such as Pradhan …

POLK COUNTY, Mo. (KY3) – The Polk County Public Library recently presented a strategic plan for 2022-2027 that outlines the gaps, solutions and issues leaders want to address over the next several years. Colleen Knight, director of the Polk County Public Library, said they were making big plans. “A library is extremely vital to the …

Test specialist Wendy Carrio swabs 3-year-old Hope Dengel at the Capstone Clinic’s new drive-thru test site at 4810 C St. on Wednesday (Bill Roth / DNA) Anchorage’s busiest COVID-19 test site, at the Loussac Library, closed abruptly on Wednesday and was replaced with a new location operated by another company on vacant land nearby by …

The Lucile E. Dearth Union Township Library Seed Library in Union City, Michigan, provides seeds and other gardening resources. Image: Michigan Seed Library Network By Kayla Nelsen More than 650 public libraries, gardens and community centers across Michigan will receive packets of Boston canned cucumber seeds next spring as part of a seed conservation and …

A children’s book borrowed from the Boise, Idaho, public library in 1910 was missing for 111 years before being returned anonymously, library officials said. A copy of Kate Douglas Wiggin’s “New Chronicles of Rebecca”, still in good condition, was recently returned to the Garden Valley District Library, about 81 kilometers from Boise, officials said. “The …

The New York Public Library (NYPL) is back with a parody campaign this Black Friday, touting “for the books” offers. In its fourth Black Friday campaign, created in-house by the library’s communications team, NYPL is offering “more free than ever” books with “0% interest loans” and “free returns”. This year’s tongue-in-cheek campaign also draws attention …

ROGERS CITY – The Presque Isle District Library has completed the grant project to digitize part of the historic collection, Presque Isle County Sesquicentennial (1871-2021). This collection is now available to the general public worldwide through the Library of Michigan digital collection https://lmdigital.libraryofmichigan.org/about-lm-digital-collections titled “Presque Isle Area Digital Collections”. The content on this site is …

Thanksgiving is fast approaching! In a few days, dining tables near and far will groan under the weight of food platters as we kick off the holiday season with a traditional day of feasting, family and friends (and football). The last Thursday in November is a very holy day – many consider it their favorite …

SINGAPORE – The differentiated safe management measures for vaccinated and unvaccinated people will be extended to more settings and activities from December 1. This includes restricting entry to all National Library Board libraries and participating in selected activities in community clubs under the aegis of the People’s Association (PA) only to those who have been …

Launched in collaboration with the British charity ReachOut, one of the schools received a surprise visit from the English legend, Emile Heskey Football ace Emile Heskey is helping an innovative new program hit the back of the net by leading the installation of free laptops for underprivileged children. Launched in four schools in London, LG …

The UC Berkeley Art History / Classics Library recently received an endowment of $ 250,000 to support the collection development of its fine art collection with a focus on the area of European art. Located on the third floor of the Doe Library, the Art History / Classics Library is home to approximately 20% of …

POTTSTOWN – Holly Chang, executive director of the Pottstown Regional Public Library, appeared before borough council on Monday and said the loss of funding from the three townships neighboring Pottsgrove could cause the library to close. “The three Pottsgroves have dramatically reduced their funding to us. We found out sooner rather than later that we …

I had the opportunity to present and attend Information Today, Inc. 2021 Internet librarian sign in conference, which was held virtually October 26-28. Like a presenterI was able to attend the conference for free and see much of the work that went on behind the scenes, including recording my session on Zoom and participating in …

The Cobb County Public Library hosts a virtual graphic novel book club on Google Meet, and the novels discussed are available both as print books at the library and on the library’s website in digital form. This month’s discussion will revolve around Marvel’s Hawkeye, soon to be a Disney + streaming video series. Here is …