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2015/04/24 10:15
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At the towering height of 6-foot-5 inches, Virginia-born Kwame Alexander’s imposing frame seemed minuscule to the large group of elementary students he greeted in six different languages at the...
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2015/04/21 17:15
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The Mount Greylock Regional High School Choir will be among the eight regional choral groups which have been chosen to perform in the Together in Song Regional Choral Awards, to be broadcast live from...
2015/04/21 16:18
2015/04/21 16:18
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Michael Brown Memorial Tree Cut in Half This undated photo provided by the Brown family shows Michael Brown. Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed in a confrontation with police in the St. Louis...
2015/04/21 14:21
2015/04/21 14:21
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Michael Brown memorial tree destroyed by vandals just hours after it was planted in Ferguson park Sapling was planted in January-Wabash Park in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday but by Sunday, its trunk...
2015/04/21 12:51
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FERGUSON, Missouri (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A memorial tree planted in remembrance of Michael Brown has been vandalized in Ferguson, Missouri. The Black Caucus of the American Library Association dedicated...
2015/04/21 11:00
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FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A tree planted at a Ferguson park Saturday in memory of Mike Brown then vandalized hours later, has already been replaced. The damaged tree is still standing, replanted...
2015/04/21 02:49
2015/04/21 02:49
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At the Hotel Monteleone's (214 Royal St., 504-523-3341; www.hotelmonteleone.com) revolving carousel bar, the walls sparkle with each turn of the carousel as light catches beads and crystals...
2015/04/20 16:08
2015/04/20 16:08
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A memorial stone placed at the foot of the tree is also missing, according to a local news channel, which was planted by members of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. Caucus...
2015/04/20 10:40
2015/04/20 10:40
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Debby Miller, who's played an integral role in the evolution and growth of the Schaumburg Township District Library since 1971, will be stepping down from the board of trustees next month with many...
2015/04/20 02:42
2015/04/20 02:42
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When he published his children’s fantasy book “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” around the turn of the 20th century, author L. Frank Baum had no idea that Dorothy’s airborne house would one day be...
2015/04/17 21:49
2015/04/17 21:49
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Libraries aren’t just about books. Or e-books, CDs or DVDs. Many are expanding their definitions of what they lend — and what they do — as they seek new ways to reach both young and old. Librarians...
2015/04/16 19:49
2015/04/16 19:49
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In this era of information everywhere, anytime, the idea of banning a book is “quaint,” says the author of the novel that tops this year’s list of most-challenged books. “If you’re a conservative...
2015/04/15 16:23
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In the world of Melanie Fairfield’s “Field of Honour,” heroine Georgina Haworth is an honest, but not innocent, socialite with her own mind and six brothers she cares for. Much like unpredictable...
2015/04/15 04:24
2015/04/15 04:24
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All 16 branches of the Cobb County Public Library System are presenting the National Library Week half-off in-house book sale to thank Cobb library patrons and supporters. National Library Week, which...
2015/04/14 19:47
2015/04/14 19:47
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... -- Books featuring Native Americans, on-the-run alien lovers, gay penguins and middle school theater geeks top the American Library Association's 2014 list of most challenged books. The list,...
2015/04/14 15:03
2015/04/14 15:03
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Mac Library hosts events for National Library Week At Monday’s McPherson city commission meeting, Mayor Tom Brown officially proclaimed the week of April 13 through April 18 as National Library Week...
2015/04/14 13:37
2015/04/14 13:37
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Over the years, as technology has improved and transformed, libraries now provide computers, electronic books and much, much more for the those who choose to occupy its space. In honor of these...
2015/04/14 05:12
2015/04/14 05:12
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In this case, the message was timely, having received it just as we were preparing for this year's National Library Week and pondering the theme, "Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library." First...
2015/04/14 04:44
2015/04/14 04:44
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The American Library Association on Monday released its annual list of the books that elicit the most complaints from parents, educators and others in the local community. Here are the top five: v...
2015/04/13 21:17
2015/04/13 21:17
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The free program, geared to adults and teens, is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Horton, of Birmingham, Ala., is a composer, producer and music historian. He has performed with the...
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