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The Toledo Blade
1,000 youth participate in city’s job fair“This is not about the future,” she told the crowd. “This is about today. This
1,000 youth participate in city’s job fair
The Toledo Blade / Posted 8 minutes ago
“This is not about the future,” she told the crowd. “This is about today. This is about you.” The Toledo-Lucas County Library system had a station set up to provide aid in crafting resumes. Feed Lucas County Children provided food. Dozens of... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Library's annual book sale is comingSpecial book prices vary. The TGC Friends of the Library work tirelessly on th
Library's annual book sale is coming
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Special book prices vary. The TGC Friends of the Library work tirelessly on this sale all year long to benefit the TGC Library System. One cannot walk anywhere in any of our three locations without seeing the benefits of the Friends' labors,... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Council banter over proposed ordinance goes from playful to heatedleaders .Challenges ahead for new downtown library The plans have been drawn a
Metro Council banter over proposed ordinance goes from playful to heated
The Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
leaders .Challenges ahead for new downtown library The plans have been drawn and the money approved, but before the parish library system can construct a new building downtown, it will have to see if anyone wants to buy any old, broken government... Read more
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The Sault Star
Turning page on library: MILLSyears ago such an expansion would have sounded like a good deal and a good idea
Turning page on library: MILLS
The Sault Star / Posted 15 hours ago
years ago such an expansion would have sounded like a good deal and a good idea. There would still be objections to the library system abandoning the city's east end, as indisputably it is doing. The new "east end" branch would be at best a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Quapaw tour heads to Hillcrest"That would be ... one thing I would love to do." Volkmer House Nate Coulter,
Quapaw tour heads to Hillcrest
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
"That would be ... one thing I would love to do." Volkmer House Nate Coulter, the new head of the Central Arkansas Library System, is similarly modest about the state of his lush yard. Coulter lives in the Volkmer House, a Tudor-style home... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Library president refutes Dunkle’s comments$103,000 of the "endowment fund." Those cuts, combined with the emptying of th
Library president refutes Dunkle’s comments
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
$103,000 of the "endowment fund." Those cuts, combined with the emptying of that supporting fund, put the Mifflin County Library system in a dire situation that could not be remedied without strategic branch closings. Commissioner Dunkle knows... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Council banter over proposed ordinance goes from playful to heatedbuilding moves forward, but challenges remain The plans have been drawn and th
Metro Council banter over proposed ordinance goes from playful to heated
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
building moves forward, but challenges remain The plans have been drawn and the money approved, but before the parish library system can construct a new building downtown it will have to see if anyone wants to buy any old, broken government... Read more
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MLive.com
Doughboy Statue restoration begins for 100th anniversary of U.S. entry in WWIa statue in 1923, Brady said. It cost $2,100. The bronze statue has been under
Doughboy Statue restoration begins for 100th anniversary of U.S. entry in WWI
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
a statue in 1923, Brady said. It cost $2,100. The bronze statue has been under the care and auspices of the Bay County Library System. While there doesn't appear to be any documentation of maintenance of the statue, it's in remarkably good... Read more
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ABC News
Woman Returns Library Book 67 Years Later70s recently returned an overdue library book 67 years after it was borrowed, a
Woman Returns Library Book 67 Years Later
ABC News / Posted yesterday
70s recently returned an overdue library book 67 years after it was borrowed, according to Auckland Libraries, the public library system for the Auckland region of New Zealand. The elderly woman visited Auckland's Epsom Library "with a... Read more
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The Advocate
BREC zoo official reveals possible cause of death of 2-old tigerin the city-parish. Residents with $200,000 homes that take homestead exemption
BREC zoo official reveals possible cause of death of 2-old tiger
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
in the city-parish. Residents with $200,000 homes that take homestead exemptions pay $180.79 a year in BREC taxes. The library system also collects taxes parishwide, but unlike BREC, it must go through the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
$1 million Slashed from Library Budget in 2015LITTLE ROCK,Ark.--Negotiations continue at the capitol over funding for the sta
$1 million Slashed from Library Budget in 2015
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK,Ark.--Negotiations continue at the capitol over funding for the state's library system. $1 million was slashed from the budget last year. Some lawmakers have proposed plugging the gap in funding by tapping reserve funds, but that would... Read more
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The Advocate
BREC zoo official reveals possible cause of death of 2-old Malayan tigerin the city-parish. Residents with $200,000 homes that take homestead exemption
BREC zoo official reveals possible cause of death of 2-old Malayan tiger
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
in the city-parish. Residents with $200,000 homes that take homestead exemptions pay $180.79 a year in BREC taxes. The library system also collects taxes parishwide, but unlike BREC, it must go through the Metro Council before putting a tax on... Read more
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The Advocate
BREC members approve putting tax renewal on fall ballotin the city-parish. Residents with $200,000 homes that take homestead exemption
BREC members approve putting tax renewal on fall ballot
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
in the city-parish. Residents with $200,000 homes that take homestead exemptions pay $180.79 a year in BREC taxes. The library system also collects taxes parishwide, but unlike BREC, it must go through the Metro Council before putting a tax on... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
BooksALIVE kicks off, spreads to downtown Panama Cityhosted at Gulf Coast State College, this year's festival will be spread through
BooksALIVE kicks off, spreads to downtown Panama City
WJHG Panama City / Posted 2 days ago
hosted at Gulf Coast State College, this year's festival will be spread throughout downtown to encourage more people to come out. Proceeds from the event will support the library system. To see the full schedule, see the link attached to the st... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Central Florida shops to celebrate International Tabletop DayMall, Acme Superstore, God & Monsters and Cloak & Blaster. Even the First Allia
Central Florida shops to celebrate International Tabletop Day
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Mall, Acme Superstore, God & Monsters and Cloak & Blaster. Even the First Alliance Church of Orlando and Orange County Library System in downtown Orlando will celebrate. Most comic shop locations will host tournaments and other special events... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Friends of the Library meetthe annual meeting of the Friends of the Branch District Libraries, with 30 att
Friends of the Library meet
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
the annual meeting of the Friends of the Branch District Libraries, with 30 attendees representing all six branches of the library system. Bronson Friends President Fran Fletcher welcomed the groups and encouraged the sharing of what each was doing... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Lorain library director retiring in Septemberthe Friends of the Library,” she said. “They won’t get rid of me that easy.” S
Lorain library director retiring in September
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
the Friends of the Library,” she said. “They won’t get rid of me that easy.” She said she also plans on helping the library system start the recruitment process by getting the word out in regards to the open position, which the library board... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
New art gallery opens— A dream, no longer deferredalways lived in the area,” she said. Katie grew up in Xenia, where her father w
New art gallery opens— A dream, no longer deferred
Yellow Springs News / Posted 2 days ago
always lived in the area,” she said. Katie grew up in Xenia, where her father was director of the Greene County Library system, and Chris spent much of his growing up years in New Carlisle. Their first date was a hike in Glen Helen in... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
What’s new at the James V. Brown Library'The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet' The James V. Brown Library and the Lycoming Coun
What’s new at the James V. Brown Library
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
'The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet' The James V. Brown Library and the Lycoming County Library System add new books, e-books and audiobooks each week. If you're looking for your next great book, "We've Got U Covered" at the Brown Library. To request a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
April 28the Public Library and Information Center, the 44-year-old library director has
April 28
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
the Public Library and Information Center, the 44-year-old library director has launched a crusade aimed at rebuilding the library system around a new $70 million Main Library. Addressing civic groups, community gatherings and elected officials,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Library gives $2.74 value per tax dollarto an economic impact research study. The internal analysis by Columbus econom
Library gives $2.74 value per tax dollar
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
to an economic impact research study. The internal analysis by Columbus economist Howard Fleeter reports the county-wide library system gets about $37 million a year in tax dollars and generates an annual economic value of more than $101... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Library Board wants money, communicationand miscommunication stemming from the proposed city budget Mayor Joe Ganim rel
Library Board wants money, communication
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
and miscommunication stemming from the proposed city budget Mayor Joe Ganim released on April 4. Bridgeport’s public library system sought an increase from $6.8 million to $7 million. Ganim came back with a $5.8 million offer that would... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Library Board wants money, communicationand miscommunication stemming from the proposed city budget Mayor Joe Ganim rel
Library Board wants money, communication
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
and miscommunication stemming from the proposed city budget Mayor Joe Ganim released on April 4. Bridgeport’s public library system sought an increase from $6.8 million to $7 million. Ganim came back with a $5.8 million offer that would... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Lawmakers Attempting to Restore Funding to Librariesof the Arkansas Legislature continued Wednesday at the State Capitol with some
Lawmakers Attempting to Restore Funding to Libraries
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
of the Arkansas Legislature continued Wednesday at the State Capitol with some lawmakers pushing to restore funding to the library system. One million dollars was stripped from the library budget during the legislative session last... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Library Board wants money, communicationand miscommunication stemming from the proposed city budget Mayor Joe Ganim rel
Library Board wants money, communication
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
and miscommunication stemming from the proposed city budget Mayor Joe Ganim released on April 4. Bridgeport’s public library system sought an increase from $6.8 million to $7 million. Ganim came back with a $5.8 million offer that would... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon
Letter: Mount Vernon Library Needs To Keep Up With The Timesa cleaner facility, an increased purchase of books, a restored Central Library
Letter: Mount Vernon Library Needs To Keep Up With The Times
The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon / Posted 3 days ago
a cleaner facility, an increased purchase of books, a restored Central Library status, an improved image throughout the library system, an increase in grant funding, increased library partnership and bridging the digital divide. My fellow Mount... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Jo Anne Feldstein, 88, of OrlandoCounty public library, worked as a fashion model in New York in the 1940s and 5
Jo Anne Feldstein, 88, of Orlando
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
County public library, worked as a fashion model in New York in the 1940s and 50s. The Friends of the Orange County Public Library System featured her in its magazine two years ago. Jo Anne Feldstein, the pedestrian killed April 21 in a crosswalk... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
88-old library volunteer killed in crash had worked as model, counselorweek at the library, helping in its third-floor bookstore, said Jane Poché, a m
88-old library volunteer killed in crash had worked as model, counselor
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
week at the library, helping in its third-floor bookstore, said Jane Poché, a member of the Friends of the Orange County Library System. "She was such a dear friend," Poché said. "It was such a tragedy. We're all in shock from it." One day at... Read more
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CBC.ca
Half of public libraries in N.L. to close in wake of budget cutsimproved services Taylor said 41 libraries will remain open, and be better ser
Half of public libraries in N.L. to close in wake of budget cuts
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
improved services Taylor said 41 libraries will remain open, and be better serviced with the $650,000 left to run the library system. "Where money was very scarce before, we now have a little money to do something with," he said. Taylor... Read more
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examiner.com
Library centennials are reasons to celebratethan 2000 patrons and more than 15,000 books. In addition, the library increase
Library centennials are reasons to celebrate
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
than 2000 patrons and more than 15,000 books. In addition, the library increased its book circulation through the Mid-York Library system so that patrons may order books and have them delivered to the Holland Patent library. Besides books, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New idea on I-30 job earns fanshis Twitter account. Then Tuesday afternoon, Nate Coulter, the newly installed
New idea on I-30 job earns fans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
his Twitter account. Then Tuesday afternoon, Nate Coulter, the newly installed executive director of the Central Arkansas Library System, issued a statement supporting the new interchange, which is called a split diamond interchange. The system's... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Serious concerns about proposed library budgetmoney in part by cutting staff in the library’s Public Services department that
Serious concerns about proposed library budget
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
money in part by cutting staff in the library’s Public Services department that will severely affect the ability of our library system to provide the important public services Humboldt County residents get from our library. I also understand... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Silliman University Library System, with the Robert B. and Metta J. Sillima
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
The Silliman University Library System, with the Robert B. and Metta J. Silliman Library as its main base, is now on its fifth year of digitizing its rich collection of reading materials, a good number of them are rare and historical finds exclusive... Read more
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The Advocate
At Metro Council meeting, doctor at Baton Rouge prison says facility 'not the best place to work'nurses, social workers and others. In other news, the Metro Council quickly ap
At Metro Council meeting, doctor at Baton Rouge prison says facility 'not the best place to work'
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
nurses, social workers and others. In other news, the Metro Council quickly approved a lease agreement that will allow the library system to start moving out of the downtown River Center Branch Library, which is slated to be demolished and rebuilt.... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
City officials shocked by removal of tree near libraryOn Friday afternoon, Mark’s Custom Signs employees installed a digital sign for
City officials shocked by removal of tree near library
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
On Friday afternoon, Mark’s Custom Signs employees installed a digital sign for Central Kansas Library System at the northwest corner of the Great Bend Public Library parking lot. On Tuesday, a 20-year-old tree just west of the sign that obscured... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tri-Valley briefs: Library to close in June for facility renovationsunits, redoing the restrooms and replacing seating in the adult and teen sectio
Tri-Valley briefs: Library to close in June for facility renovations
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
units, redoing the restrooms and replacing seating in the adult and teen sections of the 20-year-old Contra Costa County library system branch. The temporary library will offer minimal service during the closure including pickups and holds,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Consensus building for I-30 planPublic Involvement Meeting to discuss the modified plans to widen the interstat
Consensus building for I-30 plan
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
Public Involvement Meeting to discuss the modified plans to widen the interstate at the river bridge, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) recognizes that our patrons have a wide range of opinions regarding the Arkansas Highway and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Reduxion Theatre brings Shakespeare for kids to Oklahoma City-area librariesReduxion Theatre has been performing its rendition of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" i
Reduxion Theatre brings Shakespeare for kids to Oklahoma City-area libraries
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
Reduxion Theatre has been performing its rendition of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in a Classics for Kids play at Metropolitan Library System locations. “Reduxion Theatre is a great way to introduce kids to Shakespeare," said Kristin Williamson, the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Oxnard’s newest department head will oversee library, recreation, PACC and Carnegieto lead the Cultural and Community Services Department, the city announced Mond
Oxnard’s newest department head will oversee library, recreation, PACC and Carnegie
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
to lead the Cultural and Community Services Department, the city announced Monday. The department includes the city's library system, the Recreation and Community Services Department, the Performing Arts Center and the Carnegie Art... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Access change at busy library being considered in St. Augustinemore accidents there because of [the] number of cars coming in and out of that
Access change at busy library being considered in St. Augustine
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 days ago
more accidents there because of [the] number of cars coming in and out of that one single driveway,” said Debra Gibson, library system director. Officials from the city, county and the Florida Department of Transportation have been working... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Shining light' Martin Library CEO Schell honoredat York's Martin Library Sunday afternoon. The longtime CEO of the library and
'Shining light' Martin Library CEO Schell honored
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
at York's Martin Library Sunday afternoon. The longtime CEO of the library and, later, the president of the York County Library System, choked up a little when he finally rose to the lectern for closing remarks during the Martin Library Honors... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Beyond the BookMark’s Custom Signs employees install a digital sign for Central Kansas Library
Beyond the Book
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Mark’s Custom Signs employees install a digital sign for Central Kansas Library System next to the northwest corner of the Great Bend Public Library parking lot, Friday afternoon. CKLS is housed in the basement of the library, located at 1409... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Concerts, Mother’s Day luncheon and other events plannedto be discussed OneJustice's Justice Bus Project will partner with the Public
Concerts, Mother’s Day luncheon and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 8 days ago
to be discussed OneJustice's Justice Bus Project will partner with the Public Counsel Law Center and Ventura County library system to provide a free benefits and clean-slate legal clinic for veterans in Ventura. The clinic will be from 1-5... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne library had busy 2015Reference questions can be answered in person, via text or over the telephone.
Terrebonne library had busy 2015
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Reference questions can be answered in person, via text or over the telephone. The library system held 3,413 programs and activities with 53,627 people attending. Examples of programs and activities can be story times, zombie lock-ins, book... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne library had busy 2015Reference questions can be answered in person, via text or over the telephone.
Terrebonne library had busy 2015
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 days ago
Reference questions can be answered in person, via text or over the telephone. The library system held 3,413 programs and activities with 53,627 people attending. Examples of programs and activities can be story times, zombie lock-ins, book... Read more
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ajc.com
Free job assistance around Greater AtlantaChapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Free job assistance also may be as
Free job assistance around Greater Atlanta
ajc.com / Posted 9 days ago
Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Free job assistance also may be as close as one of your Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System branches during April. Among the free job help topics are computer basics, eBay, money matters and getting out... Read more
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York Daily Record
Rotary Q&A with Robert Lambertfor kids," he said. "I started a foundation that feeds kids in libraries throug
Rotary Q&A with Robert Lambert
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
for kids," he said. "I started a foundation that feeds kids in libraries throughout the country." Through his work in the library system, he has spread Martin Library's footprint by running a slew of libraries throughout the region. Martin runs... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fairCorporation Wiregrass Technical College Georgia Department of Labor Goodwill
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fair
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
Corporation Wiregrass Technical College Georgia Department of Labor Goodwill Industries South Georgia Regional Library System The Valdosta Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) All local businesses and... Read more
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USA Today
Beyond books: Eight things you may not know about librariesinstruments and microscopes. Board games, fishing poles and tackle boxes are a
Beyond books: Eight things you may not know about libraries
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
instruments and microscopes. Board games, fishing poles and tackle boxes are available in Michigan’s St. Clair County Library System. And it’s not just household items. The Mesa Public Library in Arizona has a seed library, where library... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fairCorporation Wiregrass Technical College Georgia Department of Labor Goodwill
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fair
WALB Albany / Posted 9 days ago
Corporation Wiregrass Technical College Georgia Department of Labor Goodwill Industries South Georgia Regional Library System The Valdosta Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) All local businesses and... Read more
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