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2015/02/28 00:43
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library. It's not just that he loves books. For the 43-year-old who sleeps in a tent outside a local church, the library is...
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2015/02/27 01:28
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The Bristol Public Library's executive director is stepping down after leading operations for more than a decade. The library's Board of Trustees voted 10-1 to accept Jud Barry's resignation during a...
2015/02/27 01:14
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It is hot take season today on the net neutrality front, and TechCrunch would be remiss if we didn’t bring you the best, worst, banal, and asinine of the virulent anger and relieved happiness that is...
2015/02/27 00:25
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A touring exhibition of the first written collection of Shakespeare plays will make its only California stop in San Diego next year, the Old Globe announced Thursday. The exhibition of the 36-play...
2015/02/26 20:16
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With the bald eagle as a physical and metaphorical bookend, "The Red List" by Stephen Cushman takes the reader on a roller coaster ride through the poetica. With lines such as, "A favorite cow,...
2015/02/25 21:38
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It's not just that he loves books. For the 43-year-old who sleeps in a tent outside a local church, the library is pretty much the only place he can go that won't charge him to provide safety, warmth,...
2015/02/24 23:21
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Updated: 02/24/2015 5:11 PM Created: 02/24/2015 5:09 PM KSTP.com By: Rebecca Omastiak A Roseville school teacher has been selected as one of two in the nation to serve on a committee that selects...
2015/02/24 13:46
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Maxine Bleiweis, executive director of the Westport Library for the past 17 years, will be honored by the national Public Library Association (PLA) in June for being “a risk taker, an innovator...
2015/02/24 05:39
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ALA Council Accepts 2015 Master's Program Standards for Accreditation The Council of the American Library Association (ALA) approved the adoption of the 2015 Standards for Accreditation of Master’s...
2015/02/23 12:50
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... has come to light that you are a member of what is considered at [Christian-centered higher education institution] to be an alternate lifestyle. While I respect your right to be part of a lesbian...
2015/02/21 07:25
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FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A children's librarian at the Fargo Public Library has been chosen to serve on the national committee that selects the prestigious Newbery Award in 2016. Amber Emery has served as...
2015/02/20 09:59
2015/02/20 09:59
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Smithsonian is taking a major exhibition about human evolution on the road to public libraries. The National Museum of Natural History developed a traveling exhibit with the...
2015/02/20 07:48
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Anthony Ray "Tony" Curtis, 74, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, of cancer after a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Judith G. Curtis. A memorial service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, at the...
2015/02/17 07:58
2015/02/17 07:58
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A Sacramento author is steadily racking up awards for her picture book depicting an LGBT pride parade, including a prestigious national honor earlier this month. Dr. Gayle Pitman was awarded the...
2015/02/17 06:53
2015/02/17 06:53
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Problems for premier's awards; Bauer's mark in Dublin; Alice's new owners; objecting in the US; and the Meloys sing the same tune. By Jason Steger. Awards to worry abouts THE premier's literary...
2015/02/17 05:39
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... Brandi Scardilli Posted On February 17, 2015 Despite the threat of a blizzard, more than 7,000 librarians descended on Chicago’s McCormick Place for the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter...
2015/02/17 00:19
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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. G. Allen Overland, library manager G. Allen Overland, 54, a librarian and manager at the National Endowment for Democracy...
2015/02/12 17:19
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The Republican-dominated House education committee just approved legislation, H.R. 5, that is a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act with funding levels that critics say are inadequate to properly...
2015/02/10 19:19
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The American Library Association recently named the books that won its top 2015 awards, and for the first time, a graphic novel was among the honored Newbery books. It is “El Deafo,” Cece Bell’s...
2015/02/08 05:05
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Dan Santat, who won the Caldecott medal for children’s literature last week, once was stumped on a science midterm — so instead of answering the questions, he drew a picture of Batman eating a...
2015/02/28 00:43
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