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2014/10/24 12:22
2014/10/24 12:22
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Two participants in the Hyattsville Branch Library’s summer reading program were among five Maryland finalists in the National Book Festival’s “A Book that Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest. The...
2014/10/24 12:22
2014/10/24 12:22
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2014/10/20 04:38
2014/10/20 04:38
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The Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, defining U.S. citizenship and guaranteeing all citizens “equal protection of the laws,” was enacted in 1868, three years after Lincoln’s death. Dr....
2014/10/18 16:33
2014/10/18 16:33
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St. Johns County and the Stetson Kennedy Foundation will conduct a ceremony to dedicate the Stetson Kennedy home and museum as a National Literary Landmark on Nov. 16 at Beluthahatchee Park, 1523...
2014/10/16 20:38
2014/10/16 20:38
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As a matter of fact, I do! However, I also like to play video games, which is evidenced by my intermittent inability to not hum the theme song from the current game I'm playing. Wait, did I just sing...
2014/10/14 15:16
2014/10/14 15:16
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The American Library Association has designated Oct. 19-25 as National Friends of Libraries Week to recognize the many contributions these volunteers make to local libraries. If you’re a patron of...
2014/10/13 19:34
2014/10/13 19:34
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014Each year, during the last week of September, Banned Books Week (www.bannedbooksweek.org/) creates a stir. Banned Books Week is an international event, originating in the...
2014/10/13 04:06
2014/10/13 04:06
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ATLANTA — Educators are grappling with questions over how much of the Internet should be accessible to students as they distribute tablets and laptops to supplement classroom learning. "It's a...
2014/10/08 18:50
2014/10/08 18:50
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On Sunday, Oct. 12 the Leominster Public Library will whisk visitors away to a bygone era of wind through the live oaks, Southern belles in hoop skirts and lemonade on the front porch as the Small...
2014/10/08 04:38
2014/10/08 04:38
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In time of war, presidential power is at its peak. How did Lincoln use, and possibly abuse, this power? How do his actions compare with other war-time presidents like FDR, LBJ, and Barack Obama? June...
2014/10/07 17:04
2014/10/07 17:04
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Adobe even logs what you read in Digital Editions' instruction manual. Adobe’s Digital Editions e-book and PDF reader—an application used by thousands of libraries to give patrons access to...
2014/10/06 10:09
2014/10/06 10:09
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Civil War ballroom will come to life Oct. 12 Leominster Library Presents ?"The Civil War Ballroom" with the Small Planet Dancers on Oct. 12. (SUBMITTED PHOTO) LEOMINSTER � On Oct. 12, the Leominster...
2014/10/06 07:34
2014/10/06 07:34
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Every last week of September, the American Library Association organizes Banned Books Week. This celebration of the freedom to read calls attention to the restrictions that schools, municipalities and...
2014/10/04 01:19
2014/10/04 01:19
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Librarians are among the loudest voices opposing government surveillance. (BigStock) In September 2003, Attorney General John Ashcroft called out the librarians. The American Library Association and...
2014/10/02 01:35
2014/10/02 01:35
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dr. Marilyn L. Miller, 83, passed away on May 22, 2014 at Beacon Place Hospice in Greensboro, N.C. Born Oct. 9, 1930, in St. Joseph, Mo., she was the daughter of James Irving Miller...
2014/10/01 21:43
2014/10/01 21:43
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Every year kids bring home books that make some parents raise their eyebrows. Such language! Boy wizards! Underpants! The outraged parents demand that the books be banned. The American Library...
2014/10/01 03:38
2014/10/01 03:38
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MU is hosting a traveling exhibit by the American Library Association called “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” through Oct. 31. The exhibit opened Sept. 24 and is free and open to the...
2014/09/30 16:48
2014/09/30 16:48
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Today, two Denver schools’ teachers are participating in a sick-out to protest alterations to the U.S. history curriculum and changes to their pay. Last week, hundreds of high schoolers in...
2014/09/28 13:04
2014/09/28 13:04
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This is Banned Books Week, an annual event organized by the American Library Association to highlight what it considers a threat to freedom when people seek to have books banned from libraries and...
2014/09/27 13:22
2014/09/27 13:22
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Each year, the American Library Association presents a list of books that have been targeted for removal from libraries and schools, but due to the efforts of librarians, teachers and students, most...
2014/09/26 22:53
2014/09/26 22:53
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ACLU of Idaho holds banned books sale in Boise BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- The ACLU of Idaho is holding a book sale at The Crux coffee shop in Downtown Boise as part of National Banned Books week. (The...
2014/10/24 12:22
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