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Gwinnett Daily Post
County budget requests include expanded transit, water education centerGwinnett County transportation director Alan Chapman asked a 2016 budget review
County budget requests include expanded transit, water education center
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 57 minutes ago
Gwinnett County transportation director Alan Chapman asked a 2016 budget review panel on Wednesday morning to consider allocating $200,000 next year to expand Gwinnett County Transit with three new express routes and one new local route. Chapman... Read more
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Maneater
Editorial: Schaefer should focus on more pressing issuesIn the final hours leading up to the deadline set by protesting graduate studen
Editorial: Schaefer should focus on more pressing issues
Maneater / Posted 10 hours ago
In the final hours leading up to the deadline set by protesting graduate students last week, you might have expected to find Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin frantically searching for solutions to prevent a walkout. Only he wasn’t in Columbia at all.... Read more
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The Shawnee News-Star
Teen project: Mosaic unveiled at libraryA group of art and library supporters gathered at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Shaw
Teen project: Mosaic unveiled at library
The Shawnee News-Star / Posted 13 hours ago
A group of art and library supporters gathered at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Shawnee Public Library as their newest colored glass tile mosaic was unveiled. Posted Sep. 2, 2015 at 8:00 AM Posted Sep. 2, 2015 at 8:00 AM This is the fifth year teen... Read more
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Forest View Life
Berwyn Public Library looking to hire part-time library assistantsThe Berwyn City Council approved a request submitted Aug.18 by Interim Library
Berwyn Public Library looking to hire part-time library assistants
Forest View Life / Posted 14 hours ago
The Berwyn City Council approved a request submitted Aug.18 by Interim Library Director Marilyn Boria to advertise and replace vacancies among the library's staff. Three library pages recently resigned to attend college, Boria said. The job requires... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Columbia Library recovering after flooding damageCOLUMBIA TWP. — Susan Trujillo sat at a computer station, perusing sites on the
Columbia Library recovering after flooding damage
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 17 hours ago
COLUMBIA TWP. — Susan Trujillo sat at a computer station, perusing sites on the Internet, while a hammer pounded away in the otherwise quiet building Tuesday. Trujillo shook off the noise, however, because it was a result of needed repairs being... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
First public biotech lab in the world opens in San DiegoSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A grand opening celebration was held Tuesday for what San Die
First public biotech lab in the world opens in San Diego
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A grand opening celebration was held Tuesday for what San Diego officials believe to be the first public biotech laboratory in the world, located in a city library branch in La Jolla. The lab, the result of a partnership between... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Multnomah County Libray: Local e-book authors wantedIs Multnomah County home to the next well-known fiction author like Anne Rice,
Multnomah County Libray: Local e-book authors wanted
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
Is Multnomah County home to the next well-known fiction author like Anne Rice, J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen King or Barbara Cartland? Multnomah County Library officials hope to find out. They are inviting local authors, who have library memberships, to... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Gwinnett libraries extending fundraising consultant contract for six monthsGwinnett County’s library trustees signed off on a six-month contract extension
Gwinnett libraries extending fundraising consultant contract for six months
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted yesterday
Gwinnett County’s library trustees signed off on a six-month contract extension with a consultant who has been working to set up a permanent fundraising committee for the library system on Monday. The contract extension means the library system will... Read more
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News Transcript
Tolchin named library directorJudith Tolchin, the acting director of the Monmouth County Library System since
Tolchin named library director
News Transcript / Posted yesterday
Judith Tolchin, the acting director of the Monmouth County Library System since January 2014, has been appointed the new library director. She received the appointment at the most recent meeting of the Monmouth County Library Commission on Aug. 11... Read more
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News Transcript
Library will celebrate ‘Alice’A celebration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s “A
Library will celebrate ‘Alice’
News Transcript / Posted yesterday
A celebration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland,” will take place with a series of events in the Monmouth County Library System.  Alice in Wonderland: Down The Rabbit Hole will be... Read more
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Examiner
Horses doing their part to help veterans recoverJennifer Tevlin, the special programs coordinator at the Sunnyside Equestrian C
Horses doing their part to help veterans recover
Examiner / Posted yesterday
Jennifer Tevlin, the special programs coordinator at the Sunnyside Equestrian Center, Middletown, has been giving a presentation entitled “Equine-Facilitated Mental Health for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” around New Jersey and... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
World's first biotech lab opening in La JollaSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The world's first public biotech laboratory is scheduled to
World's first biotech lab opening in La Jolla
KUSI News San Diego / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The world's first public biotech laboratory is scheduled to open today in a city library in La Jolla. San Diego officials believe this to be the first of it's kind. The lab is a result of a partnership between the city library... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Commuity Notebook: Palo Alto's library system expands hoursPalo Alto's library system will expand its hours of operations so that there is
Commuity Notebook: Palo Alto's library system expands hours
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
Palo Alto's library system will expand its hours of operations so that there is more consistency across its five branches starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, according to a City of Palo Alto announcement. Branches that are currently open on Monday and... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
World's first public biotech lab opens in La JollaSAN DIEGO -- What San Diego officials believe to be the first public biotech la
World's first public biotech lab opens in La Jolla
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO -- What San Diego officials believe to be the first public biotech laboratory in the world is scheduled to open Tuesday in a city library branch in La Jolla. The lab, the result of a partnership between the city library system and San... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Council Votes to Give Property Tax Break, Sets Up Possible VetoLINCOLN, Neb. -- Monday night the Lincoln City Council voted to give Lincoln ta
Council Votes to Give Property Tax Break, Sets Up Possible Veto
KOLN Lincoln / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Monday night the Lincoln City Council voted to give Lincoln taxpayers a property tax break. However, that decision could set up a showdown with Mayor Chris Beutler, who opposes the tax breaks. It was a confusing council meeting... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Library system looking at book vending machinesGwinnett County residents may see a different kind of library in some parts of
Library system looking at book vending machines
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 2 days ago
Gwinnett County residents may see a different kind of library in some parts of the county in the future. The county’s library director, Charles Pace, said he has looked at library-in-a-box-style machines made by a Duluth-based company called... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Jeff Scott Resigns as Director of Berkeley Public Library. CategoryThe Berkeley Public Library announced today that Jeff Scott has officially resi
Jeff Scott Resigns as Director of Berkeley Public Library. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 2 days ago
The Berkeley Public Library announced today that Jeff Scott has officially resigned from his position as Director of Library Services, effective September 8, 2015. “It is with a heavy heart that I tender my resignation as the Director of Library... Read more
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TribLIVE
Renovations won't take away Carnegie library's historic characterThe Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall is getting an upgrade. Built i
Renovations won't take away Carnegie library's historic character
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
The Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall is getting an upgrade. Built in 1901, the building is in the midst of a $400,000 renovation to its first floor library that will include new lighting, wiring, carpeting, painting, plaster restoration... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Fair MemoriesMy history with the Allentown Fair extends way before I was born, thanks to my
Allentown Fair Memories
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
My history with the Allentown Fair extends way before I was born, thanks to my late Uncle Mack, who told me a great story from his childhood. I tracked down the details, talked to some of the city leaders who had been young people back then, and... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Oregon library renovations include meeting rooms, 24/7 lobbyPublished: Monday, 8/31/2015 - Updated: 7 minutes ago OUR TOWNS Lisa Green, O
Oregon library renovations include meeting rooms, 24/7 lobby
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
Published: Monday, 8/31/2015 - Updated: 7 minutes ago OUR TOWNS Lisa Green, Oregon Branch Library manager, gives a tour of the renovated facility, which includes a lobby open 24/7 where... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Libraries: More than booksMost people see shelves of books when they see a library. Suzy Daveluy sees a
Libraries: More than books
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Most people see shelves of books when they see a library. Suzy Daveluy sees a community center. It’s an outlook that is helping shape the Stockton-San Joaquin County Library System. “A library is a place where people can make connections,” Daveluy... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Between the Lines: Sacramentans, tell your tale to StoryCorpsIf you’re an “everyday American” with a story to tell – a narration about the l
Between the Lines: Sacramentans, tell your tale to StoryCorps
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
If you’re an “everyday American” with a story to tell – a narration about the life’s lessons you’ve learned or the events that have shaped who you are – the oral-history project StoryCorps is interested. The nonprofit project will wheel its... Read more
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Denver Post
Denver Library brews a month of craft beer, coffee and tea eventsThere's more to libraries than books. To prove it, the Denver Public Library ha
Denver Library brews a month of craft beer, coffee and tea events
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
There's more to libraries than books. To prove it, the Denver Public Library has brewed up a month of events focused on craft beer, coffee, kombucha and even comedy. BrewHa!Ha! kicks off next week with two beer releases plus lessons on brewing... Read more
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Washington Post
Millennials have transformed Arlington, but will they stay?Steve and Aneliz Sipe care for their 9-month-old son, Will, in their Arlington
Millennials have transformed Arlington, but will they stay?
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Steve and Aneliz Sipe care for their 9-month-old son, Will, in their Arlington condominium earlier this month. They recently moved to a single-family house in Fairfax County. (Brittany Greeson/The Washington Post) The condominiums on the cul-de-sac... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Art Notes: 'Brown Girl, Dreaming' selected for Jax Reads!The selection for this year’s community-wide reading event, Jax Reads!, is “Bro
Art Notes: 'Brown Girl, Dreaming' selected for Jax Reads!
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
The selection for this year’s community-wide reading event, Jax Reads!, is “Brown Girl, Dreaming,” a memoir in verse by Jacqueline Woodson, which recounts what it was like growing up African-American in the 1960s and 1970s. “Brown Girl Dreaming” won... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Readers sound off on importance of librariesFor the first time in about a decade, the library system may not have to make c
Readers sound off on importance of libraries
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
For the first time in about a decade, the library system may not have to make cutbacks due to budget cuts. As this page reported earlier this week, Jacksonville library branches are open for the fewest hours of 14 other similar library systems. In... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne librarian aims to start adult storytelling program“I went around to all the Head Starts and preschools and daycares and read stor
Terrebonne librarian aims to start adult storytelling program
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
“I went around to all the Head Starts and preschools and daycares and read stories to the kids,” she said, noting that they responded visibly and viscerally, depending on how much they liked a story. “It also depended on how you presented the story... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne librarian aims to start adult storytelling program“I went around to all the Head Starts and preschools and daycares and read stor
Terrebonne librarian aims to start adult storytelling program
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
“I went around to all the Head Starts and preschools and daycares and read stories to the kids,” she said, noting that they responded visibly and viscerally, depending on how much they liked a story. “It also depended on how you presented the story... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164Trojanowski is the new PCLS director Jim Trojanowski is the new director of th
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 5 days ago
Trojanowski is the new PCLS director Jim Trojanowski is the new director of the Plum Creek Library System (PCLS). Trojanowski joined PCLS July 6, replacing interim director Bob Boese who filled in from December through June after the termination of... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Local authors' new book highlights 'Legendary' Fort Wayne residentsThe biggest challenge wasn't deciding who to include in the new book "Legendary
Local authors' new book highlights 'Legendary' Fort Wayne residents
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The biggest challenge wasn't deciding who to include in the new book "Legendary Locals of Fort Wayne," though that was difficult. The greater challenge was finding photos of the 182 people profiled in the book, said Randy Harter, who co-authored the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay "4-H End of Summer Daze" horse show and moreNEPTUNE BEACHNeptune Beach Citizen Request Portal The city of Neptune Beach no
Clay "4-H End of Summer Daze" horse show and more
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
NEPTUNE BEACHNeptune Beach Citizen Request Portal The city of Neptune Beach now has a Citizen Request Portal allowing residents to report problems, submit requests for services or ask questions either anonymously or by creating an account. The... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenburgh
Get Career Counseling In Greenburgh Library ProgramGREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Greenburgh Public Library and WEBS Career and Education
Get Career Counseling In Greenburgh Library Program
The Daily Voice - Greenburgh / Posted 6 days ago
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Greenburgh Public Library and WEBS Career and Educational Counseling Service are offering a free, eight-week career counseling program for adults this fall called “Managing Your Career in Changing Times.” WEBS helps... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rivertowns - Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley
Get Career Counseling In Greenburgh Library ProgramGREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Greenburgh Public Library and WEBS Career and Education
Get Career Counseling In Greenburgh Library Program
The Daily Voice - Rivertowns - Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley / Posted 6 days ago
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Greenburgh Public Library and WEBS Career and Educational Counseling Service are offering a free, eight-week career counseling program for adults this fall called “Managing Your Career in Changing Times.” WEBS helps... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Tarrytown
Get Career Counseling In Greenburgh Library ProgramGREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Greenburgh Public Library and WEBS Career and Education
Get Career Counseling In Greenburgh Library Program
The Daily Voice - Tarrytown / Posted 6 days ago
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Greenburgh Public Library and WEBS Career and Educational Counseling Service are offering a free, eight-week career counseling program for adults this fall called “Managing Your Career in Changing Times.” WEBS helps... Read more
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Salon.com
Why the rich love Burning ManIn principle the annual Burning Man festival sounds a bit like a socialist utop
Why the rich love Burning Man
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
In principle the annual Burning Man festival sounds a bit like a socialist utopia: bring thousands of people to an empty desert to create an alternative society. Ban money and advertisements and make it a gift economy. Encourage members to bring the... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
BCSD goes on record opposing county option to privatize librariesBAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - The Bakersfield City School District got into
BCSD goes on record opposing county option to privatize libraries
Bakersfield Now / Posted 7 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - The Bakersfield City School District got into the fray over the possibility that the Kern County Board of Supervisors may privatize or outsource the county's free public library system. "My resolution simply is... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Morning News and StuffHey all. Here’s a brief rundown of the news this morning. So, do you want to s
Morning News and Stuff
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 7 days ago
Hey all. Here’s a brief rundown of the news this morning. So, do you want to see your name written really big on something attention-grabbing and controversial that will zoom around downtown most of the day and night? Do you have hundreds of... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Tip of the HatTo the church on Getz Road with the catchy sign: I enjoy reading it every week.
Tip of the Hat
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
To the church on Getz Road with the catchy sign: I enjoy reading it every week. ACPL (Allen County Public Library), you are amazing. We are so fortunate to have such an awesome library system. To the cashier a couple weeks ago on a Sunday evening... Read more
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Kincardine News
Bruce County library offers amnesty for finesThe Bruce County Public Library is in a forgiving mood. The library system, wh
Bruce County library offers amnesty for fines
Kincardine News / Posted 8 days ago
The Bruce County Public Library is in a forgiving mood. The library system, which has 17 branches, is offering an amnesty on fines for overdue items returned between Aug. 31 and Sept. 5 and will also be wiping out fines that are more than two years... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Quorum Court stretches into the night after three hour meetingLibrary changes, road department salaries and extra costs for the courthouse el
Quorum Court stretches into the night after three hour meeting
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Library changes, road department salaries and extra costs for the courthouse elevator combined to make for a three-hour quorum meeting on Thursday. Justices of the Peace R.D. Hopper, B.J. Weathers, H.L. Lang, Adam Justice, Darryl Waymack, Jerry... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Bruce County library offers amnesty for finesThe Bruce County Public Library is in a forgiving mood. The library system, wh
Bruce County library offers amnesty for fines
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Bruce County Public Library is in a forgiving mood. The library system, which has 17 branches, is offering an amnesty on fines for overdue items returned between Aug. 31 and Sept. 5 and will also be wiping out fines that are more than two years... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
CommunityEdneyville library branch manager retires A large crowd packed the Edneyville
Community
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 days ago
Edneyville library branch manager retires A large crowd packed the Edneyville Branch Library on Aug. 7 to wish the branch’s long-serving branch manager a happy retirement. Teresa Pittillo Weaver retired from the Henderson County Public Library... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Good Question: Does Irondequoit need two school districts?Created: 08/25/2015 8:28 AM WHEC.com By: Pat Taney Each week, we take your qu
Good Question: Does Irondequoit need two school districts?
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
Created: 08/25/2015 8:28 AM WHEC.com By: Pat Taney Each week, we take your questions and Pat Taney works to get answers in our "Good Question" segment. This week, Mark from Irondequoit wonders if, in this day and age, the town really needs two... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Clifford the Big Red Dog visiting Forsyth CountyCUMMING — Get ready to bring some extra-large dog treats to the library this we
Clifford the Big Red Dog visiting Forsyth County
Forsyth County News / Posted 8 days ago
CUMMING — Get ready to bring some extra-large dog treats to the library this week because Clifford the Big Red Dog will be visiting Forsyth County. The main character of the long-running book and television series will appear at least once at all... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville libraries deserve to be open longerAfter a decade of budget cuts, it appears the Jacksonville Public Library syste
Jacksonville libraries deserve to be open longer
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
After a decade of budget cuts, it appears the Jacksonville Public Library system is at least remaining stable. But the damage has been done. Records for use were supplanted by reductions thanks to library hours being repeatedly cut. Years of... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Rotary Club of Fort Wayne's Centennial Tower installedConstruction workers using a crane down to hand tools installed the Rotary Club
Rotary Club of Fort Wayne's Centennial Tower installed
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Construction workers using a crane down to hand tools installed the Rotary Club of Fort Wayne's Centennial Tower on Monday morning at the plaza outside the downtown Allen County Public Library. The 22-foot-tall, rectangular tower has lighted clocks... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NLR library system board to interview 7 for director postInterviews with seven people, three with Arkansas connections, will take place
NLR library system board to interview 7 for director post
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Interviews with seven people, three with Arkansas connections, will take place via Skype this week to narrow the number of candidates to become executive director for the William F. Laman Public Library System in North Little Rock. The Laman Library... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Library operates as a ‘school outside the school.’Published: Sunday, 8/23/2015 - Updated: 3 minutes ago The library is more th
Library operates as a ‘school outside the school.’
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 days ago
Published: Sunday, 8/23/2015 - Updated: 3 minutes ago The library is more than a public resource. It is also a young person’s resource, offering an array of tools and support to help students... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Bonita getting a new library soon - somewhereThe last time Lee County built a library in Bonita Springs, Freddie Mercury was
Bonita getting a new library soon - somewhere
Naples Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
The last time Lee County built a library in Bonita Springs, Freddie Mercury was still the lead singer of Queen, Blockbuster Video Entertainment was a fresh start up and Ronald Reagan was on his second term as president. Years of anticipation later,... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Library plan pushes forward in HardeevilleAfter a series of delays, Hardeeville’s library project is rolling along. Mayo
Library plan pushes forward in Hardeeville
Bluffton Today / Posted 10 days ago
After a series of delays, Hardeeville’s library project is rolling along. Mayor Bronco Bostick says he anticipates a groundbreaking for the newest campus of the Allendale-Hampton-Jasper Regional Library System will occur within weeks. At an Aug. 4... Read more
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