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examiner.com
Doris Kearns Goodwin to win 2016 Lincoln Leadership PrizeReaching Across Illinois Library System (R.A.I.L.S.), the Abraham Lincoln Presi
Doris Kearns Goodwin to win 2016 Lincoln Leadership Prize
examiner.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Reaching Across Illinois Library System (R.A.I.L.S.), the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum (A.L.P.L.M.), the American Library Association (A.L.A.), The Newberry Library, Frugal Muse Books, and Anderson’s Bookshop. On Tuesday, May 17,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Libraries fill vital role in changing economyeconomic turmoil as they recognized what was really happening in the community,
Libraries fill vital role in changing economy
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
economic turmoil as they recognized what was really happening in the community, according to Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association. Led by qualified staff, libraries started connecting patrons to traditional resources,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Libraries fill vital role in changing economyeconomic turmoil as they recognized what was really happening in the community,
Libraries fill vital role in changing economy
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
economic turmoil as they recognized what was really happening in the community, according to Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association. Led by qualified staff, libraries started connecting patrons to traditional resources,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Libraries fill vital role in changing economyeconomic turmoil as they recognized what was really happening in the community,
Libraries fill vital role in changing economy
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
economic turmoil as they recognized what was really happening in the community, according to Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association. Led by qualified staff, libraries started connecting patrons to traditional resources,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bible No. 6 on list of disputed booksWhat do the Bible and Fifty Shades of Grey have in common? If you said nothing,
Bible No. 6 on list of disputed books
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
What do the Bible and Fifty Shades of Grey have in common? If you said nothing, sadly, you'd be wrong. Every year, the American Library Association "receives reports from libraries, schools and the media on attempts to ban books in communities... Read more
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NBC News
Celebrate 'Día de los Niños' With These Great Latino Booksthe Well-Being of Children. It wasn't established universally until 1958. Here
Celebrate 'Día de los Niños' With These Great Latino Books
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
the Well-Being of Children. It wasn't established universally until 1958. Here in the States, Día has been embraced by the American Library Association (ALA). Andrew Medlar, president of the Association for Library Service to Children, has said,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US battle over banning Looking for Alaska continues in Kentuckytempt pupils “to experiment with pornography, sex, drugs, alcohol and profanity
US battle over banning Looking for Alaska continues in Kentucky
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
tempt pupils “to experiment with pornography, sex, drugs, alcohol and profanity”. Green’s bestselling novel, which won the American Library Association’s Michael L Printz award for “the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary... Read more
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Christian Today
6 countries where owning a Bible is dangerousin jail. However, this fundamental aspect of religious freedom isn't a reality
6 countries where owning a Bible is dangerous
Christian Today / Posted 8 days ago
in jail. However, this fundamental aspect of religious freedom isn't a reality for many Christians around the world. The American Library Association recently revealed that the Bible is among the most challenged books, with even many Americans... Read more
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Business Wire
APWG Receives Contribution From craigslist Charitable Fund to Prevent Online Crimeare such esteemed institutions as: Oxfam America; Electronic Frontier Foundatio
APWG Receives Contribution From craigslist Charitable Fund to Prevent Online Crime
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
are such esteemed institutions as: Oxfam America; Electronic Frontier Foundation; Brennan Center for Justice; and the American Library Association. APWG, a global NGO with operations bases in Massachusetts, California, Georgia and Barcelona,... Read more
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Information Today
The Next Librarian of Congress: History Has Its Eyes on Hercommittee are due by April 27, and nonmembers’ testimonies need to be submitted
The Next Librarian of Congress: History Has Its Eyes on Her
Information Today / Posted 8 days ago
committee are due by April 27, and nonmembers’ testimonies need to be submitted by May 7. The day after the hearing, the American Library Association (ALA) reinforced its backing of Hayden’s nomination in a letter of support addressed to Blunt,... Read more
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Denver Post
Smart Money Week promotes healthy financial life for Coloradansout by local and regional partnering organizations. In addition, there are sev
Smart Money Week promotes healthy financial life for Coloradans
Denver Post / Posted 10 days ago
out by local and regional partnering organizations. In addition, there are several national partners, including the American Library Association, the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau... Read more
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Orange County Register
GOP takes on Library of Congress over dropping 'illegal alien' immigration terminologyor “unauthorized immigration” for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
GOP takes on Library of Congress over dropping 'illegal alien' immigration terminology
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
or “unauthorized immigration” for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library’s move,... Read more
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News.com.au
US congress debates 'illegal alien' termor "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move ca
US congress debates 'illegal alien' term
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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Perth Now
US congress debates 'illegal alien' termor "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move ca
US congress debates 'illegal alien' term
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US congress debates 'illegal alien' termor "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move ca
US congress debates 'illegal alien' term
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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Herald Sun
US congress debates 'illegal alien' termor "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move ca
US congress debates 'illegal alien' term
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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Weekly Times
US congress debates 'illegal alien' termor "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move ca
US congress debates 'illegal alien' term
Weekly Times / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US congress debates 'illegal alien' termor "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move ca
US congress debates 'illegal alien' term
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorised immigration" for cataloguing and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Three people owe library more than $10,000 for overdue books25 cents a day for overdue books, up to a $6 maximum, and there is no processin
Three people owe library more than $10,000 for overdue books
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
25 cents a day for overdue books, up to a $6 maximum, and there is no processing fee for lost items. Macey Morales of the American Library Association couldn't say whether individual late fees topping $10,000 are exceptional, as no one seems to... Read more
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The Mercury News
No more 'illegal aliens': Library of Congress drops 'pejorative' term for immigrants; Republicans fight backor "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
No more 'illegal aliens': Library of Congress drops 'pejorative' term for immigrants; Republicans fight back
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminologyor "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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The Columbian
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminologyor “unauthorized immigration” for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
or “unauthorized immigration” for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library’s move,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminologyor "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminologyor "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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Salon.com
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminologyor “unauthorized immigration” for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
or “unauthorized immigration” for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library’s move,... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminologyor "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came
GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
or "unauthorized immigration" for cataloging and search purposes. The move came in response to a petition from the American Library Association to change immigration-related search terms to make them less judgmental. The library's move,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Bryan Borland named editor of Out in Arkansassmall, to ever win Lambda Literary Awards in both Gay and Lesbian Poetry, and S
Bryan Borland named editor of Out in Arkansas
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
small, to ever win Lambda Literary Awards in both Gay and Lesbian Poetry, and SRP titles have been honored 21 times by the American Library Association. Borland also founded Assaracus, a quarterly journal of gay poetry that was recognized by... Read more
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USA Today
Beyond books: Eight things you may not know about librariesthings you might not know about your local library: Not into paperbacks? Your
Beyond books: Eight things you may not know about libraries
USA Today / Posted 13 days ago
things you might not know about your local library: Not into paperbacks? Your local library is aware. According to the American Library Association, 90% of libraries now offer e-books for your device, and 39% lend e-readers to library... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Censorship has no place in Americacitizens as do "Fifty Shades of Grey," "Two Boys Kissing" and "Nasreen's Secret
Censorship has no place in America
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 13 days ago
citizens as do "Fifty Shades of Grey," "Two Boys Kissing" and "Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story From Afghanistan." American Library Association officials try to suggest gently that, of course, the Bible belongs in libraries - as do the... Read more
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Roll Call
Library of Congress Nominee Impresses Senatorsand headed down to the branch. “It wasn’t that it was expected of her,” recall
Library of Congress Nominee Impresses Senators
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
and headed down to the branch. “It wasn’t that it was expected of her,” recalled Julie Todaro, president elect of the American Library Association. “It was ‘Well of course I’m going to go down there.’” Hayden, 63, is now the president's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hayden glides through Senate confirmation hearing to lead Library of Congressside in a public quarrel with Attorney General John Ashcroft over the Patriot A
Hayden glides through Senate confirmation hearing to lead Library of Congress
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
side in a public quarrel with Attorney General John Ashcroft over the Patriot Act in 2003, when she was president of the American Library Association. She objected to allowing federal authorities to look at library borrowing records to identify... Read more
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The Hill
Senators seek to avoid confirmation fight for Obama's library nomineeseriously how this is different than the lifetime appointment to the Supreme Co
Senators seek to avoid confirmation fight for Obama's library nominee
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
seriously how this is different than the lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court," he said. Hayden is a veteran of the American Library Association and the current chief executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. If confirmed, she... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Banning books is dangerous and wrongEvery year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Associa
Banning books is dangerous and wrong
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans object to most, in public schools and libraries. One such book is... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
American Library Association group scraps Charlotte meetingscheduled for September in Charlotte because of North Carolina's new law on LGB
American Library Association group scraps Charlotte meeting
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
scheduled for September in Charlotte because of North Carolina's new law on LGBT rights. In a statement posted on the American Library Association website Tuesday, the ALSC said the board of directors voted Tuesday to cancel the national... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
American Library Association group scraps Charlotte meetingscheduled for September in Charlotte because of North Carolina's new law on LGB
American Library Association group scraps Charlotte meeting
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
scheduled for September in Charlotte because of North Carolina's new law on LGBT rights. In a statement posted on the American Library Association website Tuesday, the ALSC said the board of directors voted Tuesday to cancel the national... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
American Library Association group scraps Charlotte meetingscheduled for September in Charlotte because of North Carolina's new law on LGB
American Library Association group scraps Charlotte meeting
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
scheduled for September in Charlotte because of North Carolina's new law on LGBT rights. In a statement posted on the American Library Association website Tuesday, the ALSC said the board of directors voted Tuesday to cancel the national... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Tech: Librarian nominee heads before Senate; EU Google charges coming soon?Wednesday. If confirmed, Carla Hayden would be the first black or female libra
Overnight Tech: Librarian nominee heads before Senate; EU Google charges coming soon?
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
Wednesday. If confirmed, Carla Hayden would be the first black or female librarian of Congress. Hayden is a veteran of the American Library Association and the current chief executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. She would also be... Read more
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The Alpena News
Banning books something done by small-minded peopleEvery year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Associa
Banning books something done by small-minded people
The Alpena News / Posted 15 days ago
Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans object to most, in public schools and libraries. One such book is... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Censorship and banning books from schools is un-AmericanEvery year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Associa
Censorship and banning books from schools is un-American
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans object to most, in public schools and libraries. One such book is... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Banning books is the tool of small mindshe or she disagrees with or that makes him or her uncomfortable. Every year the
Banning books is the tool of small minds
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
he or she disagrees with or that makes him or her uncomfortable. Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Banning books wrongEvery year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Associa
Banning books wrong
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans object to most, in public schools and libraries. One such book is... Read more
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The Christian Post
Who's Trying to Ban the Bible?The American Library Association has revealed that the Bible is among the books
Who's Trying to Ban the Bible?
The Christian Post / Posted 16 days ago
The American Library Association has revealed that the Bible is among the books most often challenged and called to be banned in libraries. "You have people who feel that if a school library buys a copy of the Bible, it's a violation of church and... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Banning books can increase popularityhe or she disagrees with or that makes him or her uncomfortable. Every year the
Banning books can increase popularity
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 16 days ago
he or she disagrees with or that makes him or her uncomfortable. Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans... Read more
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Salem News
Banning books can increase popularityhe or she disagrees with or that makes him or her uncomfortable. Every year the
Banning books can increase popularity
Salem News / Posted 16 days ago
he or she disagrees with or that makes him or her uncomfortable. Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Banning books does more harm than goodEvery year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Associa
Banning books does more harm than good
Minot Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans object to most, in public schools and libraries. One such book is... Read more
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FOX News
How did we get here? The Bible joins Top 10 Most Challenged Books listwise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries shou
How did we get here? The Bible joins Top 10 Most Challenged Books list
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor.” The American Library Association (ALA) agrees and in an effort to curb censorship their Office of Intellectual Freedom (OIF)... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Censorship Is Dangerous And WrongEvery year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Associa
Censorship Is Dangerous And Wrong
The Post-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans object to most, in public schools and libraries. One such book is... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Let books be ready for readingEvery year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Associa
Let books be ready for reading
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Every year the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association issues its list of the most "challenged" books in the country. These are the books Americans object to most, in public schools and libraries. One such book is... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Libraries embrace role of serving the homelessare providing social services, such as serving children free lunches during the
Libraries embrace role of serving the homeless
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 17 days ago
are providing social services, such as serving children free lunches during the summer, said Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association. Reaching out to patrons who don’t have a safe place to sleep at night is part of that... Read more
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ABC Montana
Billings Clinic hosts National Healthcare Decisions Day eventinternational recognition for its new building. The recognition comes from the
Billings Clinic hosts National Healthcare Decisions Day event
ABC Montana / Posted 17 days ago
international recognition for its new building. The recognition comes from the American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association. According to a news release on the AIA website, the Billings library is one of seven libraries... Read more
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