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Lisbon Morning Journal
COUNTY BRIEFINGAlong with the prayer vigil in support of police officers in the county at the
COUNTY BRIEFING
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
Along with the prayer vigil in support of police officers in the county at the Salem Police Department, there will also be one at noon today at the Lisbon Police Department. All denominations of churches and anyone wanting to pray for the police... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces museums plan Latino history eventsLAS CRUCES >> The Branigan Cultural Center, New Mexico State University M
Las Cruces museums plan Latino history events
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 15 hours ago
LAS CRUCES >> The Branigan Cultural Center, New Mexico State University Museum and other community partners will kick off a year of programs investigating Latino history in the U.S. with a screening of the film "Salt of the Earth" at the NMSU... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Northside Library Receives Recognition from American Library AssociationJefferson Madison Regional Library News Release: The Northside branch of Jeffe
Northside Library Receives Recognition from American Library Association
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 19 hours ago
Jefferson Madison Regional Library News Release: The Northside branch of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library has been selected by the American Library Association as one of twenty-six "shining examples of innovative architecture that address user... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Community notices (Sept. 3)Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., joins with the American
Community notices (Sept. 3)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted yesterday
Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most import school supply of all – a free library card. Resources at the... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Grant received for Latino eventsMidwestern State University is one of 55 organizations nationwide to receive a
Grant received for Latino events
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 2 days ago
Midwestern State University is one of 55 organizations nationwide to receive a $10,000 grant to host “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History,” reported MSU in a news release. Dr. Jeffery Oxford, chair man of the department of foreign languages,... Read more
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South Maryland News
Spaceflight museum to host 3D printing, robotics dayThe Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center at the Arthur Storer Planetar
Spaceflight museum to host 3D printing, robotics day
South Maryland News / Posted 2 days ago
The Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center at the Arthur Storer Planetarium in Prince Frederick will host a Robotics and 3D Printing Day on Saturday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Two different 3D printers, both borrowed from museum... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Hardwood Creek Library September EventsSPECIAL EVENTS September is “Library Card Sign-up Month,” a time when the Washi
Hardwood Creek Library September Events
Forest Lake Times / Posted 3 days ago
SPECIAL EVENTS September is “Library Card Sign-up Month,” a time when the Washington County Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most important school supply of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
20 minutes of reading makes lifetime of differenceThe new school year is in full swing. We had a great first week in our school d
20 minutes of reading makes lifetime of difference
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The new school year is in full swing. We had a great first week in our school district, and we know that this year will be filled with great opportunities for our students. Shortly before school started, the Victoria Public Library in conjunction... Read more
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Daily Herald
Grayslake library cards encouragedGrayslake Area Public Library will be part of a national push to encourage card
Grayslake library cards encouraged
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Grayslake Area Public Library will be part of a national push to encourage card signup. The American Library Association is behind the designation of September as Library Card Sign-up Month. Grayslake officials stressed a library card is free and... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Tyler library prepares for Banned Books WeekLibraries across the country are gearing up for Banned Books Week. Banned Book
Tyler library prepares for Banned Books Week
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 8 days ago
Libraries across the country are gearing up for Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week, the last week of September, celebrates reading while putting a spotlight on censorship by encouraging people to read books that have often been restricted or... Read more
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Salon.com
No more porn in Hilton hotels: The conservative sex-shaming lobby claims a major victoryStaying at a Hilton hotel and want to spice up your stay with some porn? You on
No more porn in Hilton hotels: The conservative sex-shaming lobby claims a major victory
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
Staying at a Hilton hotel and want to spice up your stay with some porn? You only have until July 1, 2016 to watch it through them; after that, pay-per-view porn will disappear from the worldwide chain’s television screens, a decision that’s being... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Featured SlideshowsSLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the DaySLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the Day KSLA staff
Featured Slideshows
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 14 days ago
SLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the DaySLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the Day KSLA staff members are taking a look back at their school days with the start of the 2015-2016 school year. More >> KSLA staff members are taking a look back at their school days... Read more
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PhysOrg
Libraries on the front lines of the homelessness crisis in the United StatesLibraries are for everyone. Credit: John Armato/Flickr, CC BY Libraries are inc
Libraries on the front lines of the homelessness crisis in the United States
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Libraries are for everyone. Credit: John Armato/Flickr, CC BY Libraries are increasingly a sanctuary for people who are homeless or mentally ill. We wondered how libraries function on the front lines of social service provision. Prevalence of... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Three Good Reads: Books take kids on an adventureThis week’s Three Good Reads take kids to Pearl Harbor, South Africa and a town
Three Good Reads: Books take kids on an adventure
Ventura County Star / Posted 21 days ago
This week’s Three Good Reads take kids to Pearl Harbor, South Africa and a town where people either have a Talent or they don’t. The books, recommended by Mary Goldberg, youth librarian at the Camarillo Library, will generally appeal to kids in the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' is retiring"Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the rol
Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' is retiring
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
"Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring. Manzano, 65, broke the news earlier this week at the American Library Association Annual Conference.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' is retiring"Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the rol
Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' is retiring
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
"Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring. Manzano, 65, broke the news earlier this week at the American Library Association Annual Conference.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland County libraries help inmates keep in touch with loved onesWarden John Walton had a problem. He was fielding complaints about a new video
Westmoreland County libraries help inmates keep in touch with loved ones
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
Warden John Walton had a problem. He was fielding complaints about a new video visitation program for inmates at the Westmoreland County jail that cut back on in-person visits. And fewer people than he anticipated were ponying up $15 to chat via... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Ward mayor keeps up fight for libraryAmong the business heard by the Lonoke-Prairie County Library System board of d
Ward mayor keeps up fight for library
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Among the business heard by the Lonoke-Prairie County Library System board of directors at the Aug. 4 meeting was suggestions from Ward mayor Art Brooke on keeping the Ward branch library open. After combing four years of library system records, “I... Read more
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Daily Herald
All are forgiven: Vernon Area library halts fines for overdue booksSaying penalizing people for borrowing items isn't a friendly policy, officials
All are forgiven: Vernon Area library halts fines for overdue books
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Saying penalizing people for borrowing items isn't a friendly policy, officials at a library in southern Lake County have broken with industry tradition and done away with fines for overdue books and other materials. As part of the new philosophy,... Read more
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Information Today
OA Roundup: FASTR Moves Forward; New Controlled Vocabulary Supports Repositoriesby Abby Clobridge Posted On August 11, 2015 In late July, the open access (OA)
OA Roundup: FASTR Moves Forward; New Controlled Vocabulary Supports Repositories
Information Today / Posted 24 days ago
by Abby Clobridge Posted On August 11, 2015 In late July, the open access (OA) arena saw advancements on both ends of the policy and practice spectrum. In terms of policy, proposed legislation in the U.S. for improved public access to publicly... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Library card can lead to students’ successWith a new school year around the corner it's important children have one of th
Library card can lead to students’ success
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 25 days ago
With a new school year around the corner it's important children have one of the most important school supplies of all — a free library card. Studies show children who are read to in the home and who use libraries perform better in... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Look who's talking: Jean KwokJean Kwok is the New York Times and international bestselling author of the awa
Look who's talking: Jean Kwok
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Jean Kwok is the New York Times and international bestselling author of the award winning novels Girl in Translation and Mambo in Chinatown. Her work has been published in 17 countries and taught in universities, colleges and high schools across the... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Canfield Drive One Year LaterIn this May 20, 2015 photo, volunteers remove items left at a makeshift memoria
Canfield Drive One Year Later
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 27 days ago
In this May 20, 2015 photo, volunteers remove items left at a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown on what would have been Brown’s 19th birthday in Ferguson, Mo. Family and community members cleared out a collection of stuffed animals, candles and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Library classes teach kids financial responsibility"Every time we bring money into the house, we have choices to make," Miller tel
Library classes teach kids financial responsibility
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
"Every time we bring money into the house, we have choices to make," Miller tells his rapt audience. "We can spend it, we can share it or we can save it." In all likelihood, it's the spinning plates and high-flying balls keeping eyes glued to his... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Magid: Concerns raised about cybersecurity billA controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised
Magid: Concerns raised about cybersecurity bill
The Fremont Argus / Posted 1 months ago
A controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised concerns not just of civil liberties groups but also of some leading scientists and security experts who worry that it could be counterproductive. The Cyber Information... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Concerns raised about cybersecurity billA controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised
Concerns raised about cybersecurity bill
Silicon Valley / Posted 1 months ago
A controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised concerns not just of civil liberties groups but also of some leading scientists and security experts who worry that it could be counterproductive. The Cyber Information... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Emporia State couple claims racial harassment at universityKANSAS CITY, Mo. — A black couple who have been working for a small university
Emporia State couple claims racial harassment at university
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A black couple who have been working for a small university in eastern Kansas says the school is retaliating against them for complaining about a racial incident. Angelica Hale, a dean’s assistant at Emporia State University, said... Read more
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